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Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy Course options and costs

“I’ve really enjoyed studying at Aspire, I’ve been impressed with Aspire since day one from the booking process right through to the teaching and facilities here.” - A Puig

“Loved training with Aspire! Thank you so much.” - L Rawes

“We have all had great support and flexibility throughout and will be returning for my next level and other courses.” - A Puig


  • NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy
  • VRQ Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Specialist Techniques (BST)

Aimed at those wishing to embark upon a career within the fast-moving Beauty Therapy Industry!

Whichever diploma you choose will allow you to develop the fundamental knowledge and skills required to start your career as a qualified Beauty Therapist.

The courses have been carefully planned to ensure that not only will you gain the best training available, you also complete your studies in the quickest timeframe that we feel is possible to make you a “step above the rest” in the industry.

Our diplomas have been carefully designed to suit your commitments, offering flexible learning hours to suit you, therefore ensuring that you can start your dream career!

The Level 2 Beauty Therapy Diploma will provide you with a fully insurable, internationally / nationally recognised qualification.

So why not Get In Touch with the Aspire team today, so that we can discuss your needs and how we can make the Level 2 Diploma work for you.

Course content:

  • Facial Skin care
  • Eyelash & Eyebrow tinting / Eyebrow shaping / Lash application
  • Waxing
  • Manicure and Pedicure Treatments
  • Application of Make-up
  • Nail Art / Tanning / Eyelash Perming (BST route)
  • Level 2 Anatomy & Physiology (relevant to studies)
  • Health & Safety in the salon
  • Reception Duties / Developing & maintaining effectiveness at work
  • Promoting products & services to clients
  • Client Care & Communication
  • Contra-indications & Contra-actions
  • Case Studies / Tasks / Written paper for each unit / Portfolio / Assessments

Further Training/Progression: Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy, Level 3 VRQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy Treatments, Massage Therapies, Intimate waxing, Threading.

Career Paths: Beauty salons, Spas, Freelance/Mobile therapist, Consultant, become a specialist in your chosen area of expertise.

We offer a 3 tier option for the level 2 diploma training;

Option 1: £1,295
This option is designed for those who have very limited time for study and who are self-motivated to complete much of the theory and the practical case studies away from Aspire. The course includes the relevant training days where you will learn each training module, and assessment days to show practical and theory competency.
You will be required to find your own models for your assessment days.

Option 2: £1,800
This option is designed for those who would benefit more from having weekly scheduled days at Aspire to gain more support, guidance and tuition. This option includes; training days plus weekly tutor/salon/client days.
We will endeavour to provide the majority of clients required for your assessments. Extra revision and support in practical and theory. Less individual learning.

Option 3: £2,300 - £2,880
This option is aimed at those who wish to gain their level 2 and 3 in Beauty Therapy. Opting to book a combined course will provide you with a discount on the overall cost of the course.

Course costs:

Option 1: £1,295 (inc vat)

Option 2: £1,800 (inc vat)

Option 3: £2,300 - £2,880 (inc vat)

Awarding body additional costs:Ways to Pay

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy (QFC) £82.50

Level 2 Diploma Beauty Specialist techniques (QFC) £82.00

Additional courses costs: A uniform and kit will be required for this course, please ask for more details.

Dates & Duration:

Option 1) Simply chose the dates you wish to study each module to make up the full level 2 diploma. We will put a schedule together with assessment days to suit.

Roll-on-roll-off course
5th May’16 (Eye Treatments)
14th / 21st / 22nd / 28th May’16 (Facials)
4th / 11th Jun’16 (Waxing)
7th Jun’16 (Eye Treatments)
13th / 14th / 16th Jun’16 (Make-up)
16th / 23rd / 30th Jun & 1st Jul’16 (Manicure & Pedicure)
6th / 13th / 20th / 27th Sep’16 (Facials)
4th / 11th Oct’16 (Waxing)
15th / 22nd / 23rd Nov’16 (Make-up)
18th / 25th Oct & 1st / 2nd Nov’16 (Manicure & Pedicure)
8th Nov’16 (Eye Treatments)

Option 2) 1 or 2 days a week plus assessment days

 6th Sept – 14th Dec’16 (Tues / Wed)
Jan’17 – Apr’17 (Tues/Wed)

*We have courses running throughout the year, please contact us for further dates if the ones listed are not suitable.