West Thames College London

Beauty Therapy Treatments - Level 3 (Evening)

This 1-year intensive evening course will enable you to work as a beauty therapist in the popular beauty industry. You will study body massage, electrical body treatments with diet and exercise advice, advanced electrical facial treatments, client handling and related anatomy. The course is held on Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 6-9pm in our professional beauty salons.

Key course features


VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy Treatments

Level: Level 3

Mode: Part-time

Start Date: 20 September 2017

Who is this course for?

Qualified beauty therapists aged 19+ who wish to offer advanced treatments to their clients.

About the course

You will study:

  • Body massage
  • Electrical body treatments
  • Indian head massage
  • Hot stones massage
  • Microdermabrasion (face and body)
  • Advanced electrical facial treatments
  • Client care, health and safety and related anatomy.
Additional opportunities

You will have the opportunity to visit a major beauty and nails exhibition and trade fair held annually in London. This will incur an additional cost.

How will I be assessed?

You will be continually assessed throughout the year through written and practical assessments, plus online test papers.

Where next?

Work as a beauty therapist in a salon, become self-employed or take further specialist courses.

Entry requirements

A Level 2 qualification in beauty therapy, such as the VTCT Diploma or NVQ Level 2. A good educational background and good written English are essential. You must be highly motivated and able to practice your treatments at home. We recommend that you spend at least 6 hours of home study per week in order to successfully achieve this qualification. If you need advice before you apply, please call 020 8326 2020 or email info@west-thames.ac.uk.

You will also need to buy a uniform and beauty kit if you don't already have them. Fees may be subject to change. If you are over 19 you may be eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan. Please visit our Advanced Learner Loans page for more details or call 020 8326 2015.
How to apply?
Please click the apply now button and fill out the online application form. An adviser will be in touch regarding interview dates.


  1. Alina Hazraty

    Level 3 Beauty Therapy

    Alina Hazraty

    "The teaching is really good and the teachers are so helpful. Last year I did ESOL [English for speakers of other languages] support and it really improved my English. The client sessions have been really good. The practice has helped me to remember everything."

  2. Jolita Stiklakiene

    Beauty Therapy Level 2 Diploma

    Jolita Stiklakiene

    “I was really nervous about returning to study, but now I feel so much more confident in what I’m doing. The teachers have been really fantastic, friendly, supportive and helpful. I really enjoyed the course and really love the college, so I’ve decided to come back in September to do the Level 3. I’ve had the best time at this college.”

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