Apply Now

Entry Requirements

You need to have an interest in and an enthusiasm for beauty therapy and a good work ethic. You will be interviewed to assess your suitability for the course. GCSEs grade D (grade 3) in English and maths are desirable.

Who is the course for

For those who wish to develop their skills for a career in the beauty therapy industry.

Course Content

Course units include:

  • Waxing
  • Manicure and pedicure
  • Facial therapy
  • Make-up
  • Eye treatments
  • Health and safety
  • Reception duties
  • Retail and promotion
  • Customer relations
  • Basic knowledge of anatomy and physiology.

You will carry out treatments on

members of the public working in our College salons.

Study Methods

Theory and practical study working in a realistic salon environment and practise a range of treatments on paying customers.

How is the course assessed

Assessment is by a range of methods including assignments, independent written assessments, oral questions and on-going practical assessments.

You are expected to demonstrate 100% competency in all assessments. Self study and independent research is essential.

You will be expected to keep a portfolio of evidence, which includes all your work and will be internally and externally verified.

Where next - Further Studies

Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Beauty & Spa Therapy, C&G Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Theatrical, Special Effects Hair & Media Make-up or an Advanced Apprenticeship in Beauty Therapy.

Where next - Job Opportunities

You can gain employment as a beautician in beauty salons, hotels and sports and leisure complexes.

More Information

For further information, please contact our Information, Advice and Guidance team on 01895 853333 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Last updated: 9 November 2016.

How to Apply

To apply for a course choose one of these methods:

  • Online - click the Apply Now button, fill out the form and submit
  • Post - download an application form here , or use the form in the prospectus. Fill it out and return it to:

Student Records/Admissions, Uxbridge College, Park Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1NQ.

When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.

Hayes Campus: Course Starting Mon 04 September 2017

Starts: 04/09/2017

Duration: 1 Year(s)

Where: Hayes Campus

When: Monday-Friday 09:00 to 17:00