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Beauty Therapy City & Guilds Level 3 Certificate

  • FULL L3
  • ALL
  • EHCP

This is a Level 3 Certificate in Beauty Therapy covering safe salon practices, selling & promoting products, practical treatments in Swedish Body Massage, facial electrotherapy treatments, Indian Head Massage and an additional in Micro dermabrasion. This course is ideal for those students that have gained their level 2 beauty therapy qualification and can't commit to a full time level 3 Diploma. You will need to attend on a Monday and Thursday evening plus six Saturdays over the year (two a term).

Entry requirements

A Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy.

Course content

You will be studying:

  • Health & Safety
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Swedish Body Massage
  • Indian Head massage
  • Facial electricals with Microdermabrasion. 
  • Units covered are: 302, 304, 305, 306, 311 and 321.

Assessment methods

The unit theory is assessed by on line exams set by City & Guilds. Practically the units are assessed on clients for formative and summative assessments.

Further study and career options

This qualification leads well into the Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy where further advanced skills can be gained. Also salon & spa work could be accessed with this qualification.

Additional information

A professional uniform & shoes are required, purchased via Bedford College. You will also need to purchase a Level 3 top up kit. You will also have to attend six study sessions on Saturdays throughout November to June.

Funding information

If you are aged 19 or over you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to help you pay the tuition fees for this course. Alternatively, you can pay by instalments to help make the cost of this course more affordable. Find out more about your payment options and how your loan could be written off at

Course Information & How to Apply

To apply online, select the 'Apply' button below. You will need to register an account and then you can follow the instructions on screen.

LengthStart DateDay(s)Time(s)FeesLocationCourse Code
32 week(s) 18/09/2017 Mon, Thu 6.00 pm - 9.00 pm £1645 Brooks Hair & Beauty Salon J947 Course in progress


Additional Learning Support
If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.  Find out more.

Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Support
At Bedford College, we are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.  Find out more.

We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 for more information.

Additional formats
Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on
01234 291000 to order your copy.

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Advanced Learner Loans
If you’re aged 19 or over on the start date of your chosen course, you can apply for a loan to cover the tuition fees for some Level 3+ qualifications. There’s also nothing to pay back until you’ve completed your course and you’re earning over £25,000 per year!

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