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NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy - Massage Route

Perfect your massage skills from deep tissue to aromatherapy and Indian Head massage

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What will the course involve?

The course involves successful completion of the following specialist units:
  • Monitor procedures to safety control work operations
  • Implement and promote products and services
  • Provide body massage
  • Provide Indian head massage
  • Provide massage using pre – blend aromatherapy oils
  • Provide self tanning services
  • Provide stone therapy treatment
  • Promote financial effectiveness in the salon
Entry requirements
  • A strong commitment to working in the industry
  • NVQ Level 2 Beauty Therapy


Learners will have to provide stationary equipment and buy a full kit, text book and uniform. Any specialist equipment will be provided by The Academy.
Learners will be assessed throughout the course by building a portfolio of evidence. To gain the full NVQ all eight units need to be completed.

General comments

Learners should note that this is classed as a full time course that also involves at least one day in a salon placement where work based assessors can come and assess practical skills in a salon situation. Learners may be required to take functional skills at level 2.

What will the course lead to?

Learners can use the NVQ to progress to a NVQ Level 4 or HND courses including university or seek employment in the industry
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Section 1 ( of 4): Personal Information






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Section 2 (of 4): Education and Experience

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Beauty Therapy Case Study
Alise Kruze

Alise moved from Latvia aged 16 and joined The Academy on the level 2 beauty course. She completed her work experience placement at No. 1 Health & Beauty in Malton and was offered an apprenticeship. She will now go on to study Level 3 Beauty Therapy with us whilst working in the salon. She has also completed her Level 2 Functional Skills in maths qualification and Level 1 English.