L3 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy Massage PT – September 2024

Funding information: Adult Learner Loans available, course costs apply.
Duration: 35 weeks - 3 days a week
Attendance: Part-time Day

Course Overview

The NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy is a job ready qualification based on National Occupational Standards for Beauty Therapy.

You will complete a e-portfolio of evidence and practical treatments covering advanced facial electrical treatments to include microdermabrasion, non- surgical face lifts and skin toning treatments. You will cover body massage, aromatherapy massage, hot stones and Indian head massage. You will complete detailed consultations, health and safety and promotions as well as underpinning anatomy & physiology.

The qualification will enable you to work in the Beauty industry or progress to Level 4 beauty therapy. If Maths and English are required these will be added into to your timetable. You will be expected to achieve 30 hours work placement in the industry as part of your course.

Course Content

Modules include:

  • Monitor procedures to safely control work operations
  • Contribute to the Planning and Implementation of Promotional Activities
  • Provide Body Massage Treatments
  • Provide Indian Head Massage
  • Carry out Massage using Pre-blended Aromatherapy Oils
  • Provide Stone Therapy Massage
  • Optional units include: Facial Electrical

Entry Requirements

A relevant Level 2 qualification.

Assessment Methods

  • Portfolio
  • practical assignments
  • practical exam


Upon successful completion of this course you can further your employment opportunities in the field of massage.