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City and Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy

What’s it about?

You will cover all the technical and non-technical units to achieve a Level 2 qualification.  You will complete assessments and online tests to enhance your knowledge for all units. You will undertake work experience in a local salon.

  • The aims of this qualification are to encourage students to:
  • Stimulate and develop enjoyment of beauty.
  • Develop and demonstrate skills, including practical and research skills.
  • Develop essential knowledge and understanding of different areas of the subject and how they relate to each other.
  • Appreciate how the subject develops and how combining training in-house and work experience can increase employability.
  • Recognise the value of training and forging links with the industry. 

Entry Requirements:

Students must have a passion for beauty. Due to the written component of the course, students are required to have a reasonable Level 2 standard of written English. Attendance, attainment and attitude must be satisfactory. 




Mrs. S. Canavan – Director of Teaching and Learning

    The Canterbury Academy Sixth Form

    Course Content:

    Students will cover the following areas within this course:

    • Make up.
    • Waxing.
    • Manicures.
    • Pedicures.
    • Facials.
    • Massage.  



    Students can progress onto the following:

    • Level 3 in beauty.
    • Level 3 you can progress onto becoming an assessor. 

    Students can progress onto the following:

    • Employment (e.g. spas, salons, cruise liners, television).
    • With experience, students can eventually progress onto becoming a salon manager.  


    The Canterbury Academy Sixth Form Course List