Is this course right for me?

Are you preparing for a career in beauty therapy? Would you like to develop specialist, professional knowledge of the beauty industry?

This course enhances your technical skills and gives you in-depth knowledge of specialist areas.

The course is suitable for students progressing from a relevant Level 2 course. In addition to your core modules, it also allows you to specialise in one of five routes:

  • Make-up
  • Massage
  • Nails
  • General Route
  • Spa Therapy

Entry requirements:

  • Level 2 Diploma pass in a relevant subject
  • Attendance at an interview


The course will be delivered through a blend of the following:

  • Practical Delivery
  • Theory Sessions
  • Commercial Salon Training

You will study a variety of subject-specific modules, in addition to some specialised modules and literacy and numeracy skills. You will also undertake work experience as part of the course.

At some campuses, you may be required to study the Welsh Baccalaureate Qualification.


The course is assessed through a blend of the following:

  • Observation
  • Online assessments


The course gives you a qualification and a valuable set of skills, helping you to progress into employment and higher education.

You could proceed onto a degree-level course at Grŵp Llandrillo Menai, such as the Foundation Degree (FdA) Management and Business, or a specialised degree course at another institution.

Alternatively, you could enter employment within a hotel, spa or salon environment.