VTCT Level 2

Facial Skincare

Gain your Facial Skincare Level 2 certification with our world-recognised VTCT awarding body. If you have always had an interest in skin and have a passion about learning the science, problems and care associated with it, then this course is a step in the right direction towards a career that allows you to specialise in helping people with their skin.

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Facial

Course Overview:

You will learn everything about client consultation, skin analysis, cleansing, toning, mask application, extraction and moisturising. You will also learn a full facial massage routine along with how to steam the face and apply hot towels.

 

The course covers the full Anatomy & Physiology related to the skin, face, scalp and neck. This includes:

  • Theory of the skin

  • Skin Analysis

  • Cleansing, balancing, toning & moisturising

  • Steaming, Extraction and Full Facial Massage

  • Selecting, mixing and applying tailor-made face masques

  • Full facial massage routine

The theory in this module involves the anatomy & physiology of the upper torso; including the muscles, bones, blood and nerve supply. It also provides information on client counselling/consultation techniques.

Duration:

Online module to be completed first (variable)

2 days practical in clinic (additional days if required - no extra charge)

1 day exam

Entry Requirements:

This Level 2 beginner course is suitable for complete beginners and does not require any prior learning to be able to train with us; many of our students are not beauty trained and are looking to start up a business in the industry. We welcome students of all abilities, whether you are looking to learn a new skill from scratch or currently working as a therapist and looking to refresh your knowledge of particular treatments.

Students will require a good command of spoken and written English to complete the VTCT qualification.

 

Course Structure:

Much of the Level 2 Facial Skincare qualification is completed as online-study, making this an ideal route for those who wish to study flexibly around other commitments. The practical training days required for the course will run from 10am – 4pm, although we ask students to arrive at 9.45am to ensure a prompt start. You will learn the theory of the treatment firstly, and spend the majority of the training days acquiring and demonstrating your practical skills, with a short break for lunch.

 

Assessment is continuous and consists of practical assessments, oral questions, tests and written assignments. You will provide evidence to determine whether you have reached a level of competence. Written assessment papers will provide further evidence of your knowledge and understanding of the subject. The collation of the assessments will be contained in a portfolio which will contain all document feedback sheets, written assessment/projects/assignments.


Once you have completed all training and coursework, you will arrange to attend a multiple choice written assessment day and practical assessment days to achieve your VTCT qualification.

Certification:

VTCT is a Government approved Awarding Body offering National Vocational Qualifications (NVQs), Scottish Vocational Qualifications (SVQs) and other vocationally related qualifications (VRQs). VTCT has been in existence for over forty years and has been at the forefront of developing the vocational system of qualifications in the United Kingdom.

After completing the course, you will receive qualifications, recognised across the world that are fully Insurable

We also provide follow up support, so if you do have any questions or are unsure of anything, we are there to help. We provide a student area on our website. This will give you access to consultation forms, consent forms, suppliers details, marketing material and anything else you need to provide treatments.

When you have successfully completed the Level 2 Facial Skincare course, you will receive a diploma certificate issued by us. This not only demonstrates your commitment to the training, but also allows you to obtain Public Liability insurance so you can start offering treatments to paying clients from home or mobile.


Once you have completed your assessment days you will also receive your VTCT qualification certificate (this can take up to 12 weeks to be released from the awarding body VTCT).

Career Progression:

All of our diploma courses enable you to work from both home and mobile offering the specialised treatment(s) that you have completed. You can start earning by offering treatments to paying clients as soon as you have obtained your insurance.

Facial treatments are hugely in demand to improve the condition of the skin and minimise the effects of aging. This course will enable you to begin earning well within this lucrative treatment area.

Cost:

Course Fee: £950 + VAT (includes registration fee & Exam fee)