VTCT Level 2 Award in Facials

Qualification code: 500/8884/1
Credit Value: 12




£ 500 inclusive



Summary Description of Course

  • Internationally recognised Level 2 Qualficiation in Facial Massage & Skincare Awarded by VTCT.
  • Ideal course for someone who does not want to complete the full NVQ Level 2 and wants to gain this qualification to enter into the Aesthetics industry.
  • Level 2 Facials is the pre-requisite to progress onto NVQ Level 3 Facial Electrics or full NVQ Level 3 Beauty Therapy and Laser and IPL courses.
  • Provides you the foundation understanding of how to treat the clients skin and perform expert facials. This is useful no matter which treatment you are providing, whether its Laser & IPL or skin peels.

You’ll walk away with

A VTCT Level 2 Award in Facial Massage & Skincare & Knowledge of providing:

  • Facial treatment
  • Use of correct skin care products

What Next?

  • Full NVQ Level 2
  • NVQ Level 3 full
  • Level 3 Facial Electrics

  • The VTCT Level 2 Award in Facial Massage and Skin Care is a qualification that has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills in; how to provide facial skin care. 
  • Underpinning this qualification you will develop a sound knowledge of health and safety practices in a salon environment and how to promote client care and communications in beauty related industries. You will also develop an underpinning knowledge and understanding of the practical skills learned throughout this qualification.  
  • The purpose of this qualification is to develop your skills in beauty therapy to a high level of occupational ability, to enable you to perform your own salon services.
  • Units in this qualification have been mapped to the relevant NOS (where applicable). This qualification is regulated on the Regulated Qualifications Framework. 
  • This qualification is approved and supported by the Hairdressing and Beauty Industry Authority (HABIA), the standard setting body for hair, beauty, nails and spa qualifications.

Teaching & Assessment

Lectures / Seminars

·        Our trainers are leading professionals in the Beauty Industry. 

·        Lectures are delivered by experienced Educators.


·        Our trainers run salons and work in the beauty industry day in day out, so you will receive the most up to date information.

·        Our courses are run in a specialised running clinic, so you can get practical hands-on experience treating real clients. 

Group Work

·        You will work in groups to perform treatments for the practical part of the training. 

·        This breaks the theory up and makes the course a lot more fun and interesting.

·        This refines the understanding of the subject area and allows the opportunity to give and receive feedback on performance.


·        Discussions are encouraged throughout the training, this allows reflective thinking, Which leads to a deeper understanding of the subject area.


This satisfies the theory part of the qualification.

·        Assignments will need to be completed for each of the modules.

·        We will provide you with detailed course material that will allow you to complete the assignments.

·        You can work on the assignments at your own pace, However the quicker you complete them, the quicker you will receive your qualification.

·        100% support and help will be provided for you to complete this part of the study programme.

·        The assignments can be written or you can use audio-visual media to record the answers.


This satisfies the practical part of the qualification.

·        You will be required to perform treatments on real clients under assessment conditions.

·        We will ensure that you are 100% ready for this part of the course by providing you with enough practical experience.

·        You will perform Facial Treatments

·        Provide Manicure and Pedicure Treatments 

·        Provide a full Waxing service 

·        Perform Eyebrow shaping service

·        Tint Lashes and Brows

·        Provide Basic Make up Service 


There will be 8 papers to complete under strict exam conditions.


·        As part of this course, You will be required to produce a portfolio.

·        All evidence will need to be documented in the portfolio and cross-referred to unit outcomes.


Real Running Clinic


We go beyond the syllabus. All our courses take place in a real clinic environment. We believe it is important for Learners to have the opportunity to learn as if they were in a real salon, particularly because this qualification leads to employment in such a client-centred and service orientated sector.


You are required to provide your own models for your assessments.


Our Trainers are leaders in the Beauty and Laser Industry. They can pass on years of knowledge and their practical experience to you.We have endless testimonials on students who have trained with us.

Our Courses

Our courses are internationally recognised and will satisfy insurance requirements. We will ensure that you reach a high standard of education and are competent in your chosen subject of study so you can move straight into the job industry. Most of our students secure jobs or set out to open their own salons or clinics.

Careers Support

We will provide you further ongoing support and we are there to help you reach your goal, whether its securing a job with a top chain clinic or salon or opening your dream clinic.

Student Portal

You will gain access to our Student Portal that will support you throughout your study. This student portal has all the Lectures and other resources and materials and Assignments to help complete your portfolio.

Online Student Shop

We have an online shop with student discount to purchase your own kits and any supplies you require.


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12 Holmstall Parade, Edgware
Road, Colindale HA8 5HX

12 Holmstall Parade, Edgware
Road, Colindale HA8 5HX

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