Course: Beauty Therapy Level 3

Study Level

Level 3


Great Yarmouth Campus

Lowestoft Campus


1 Year



Our course is specifically designed to develop practical beauty therapy skills so you can confidently and competently perform treatments. You will learn in our on-site salon, Visions, where you will develop your skills working with members of the public.

You will have the opportunity to study facial skincare, waxing, eyelash and brow treatments, manicures, pedicures, face and body electrics and body massage. There are also elements of anatomy and physiology taught alongside to support your training. You will use all vegan products and have the opportunity to complete the Eco Salon online course to learn how to be more environmentally friendly in the salon.

We also encourage you to undertake a work placement alongside your studies to help develop a range of techniques, personal skills and attributes essential for further study or your working life. We have a great relationship with many beauty salons and spa owners in the area and can help connect you with the most appropriate placement.

Modules you will study include:

  • Manicures
  • Pedicures
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Make-up
  • Tanning
  • Facials
  • Customer service

Why study with us:

  • Our highly skilled tutors have a wealth of industry experience. They run their own successful businesses and deliver current and new skills.
  • We offer masterclasses to reflect industry trends and increase employability skills. These include Thai and bamboo massage, Gelux nails and brow lamination.
  • Therapists have been consistently successful in the World Skills Competition and have been employed by international organisations such as Steiner Cruise Liners.

If you require further information, please contact our Admissions team via 


You will need to have successfully completed Beauty Therapy Level 2.

Your entry will be assessed based on previous experience, initial aptitude test results and from discussing your goals and aspirations. You will need a reference from your tutor or employer and should take pride in your appearance, enjoy communicating with people, have enthusiasm, dedication and a mature attitude.


Your personal tutor will discuss your progress with you at regular tutorials. Practical assessments will be observed by an assessor and you will be expected to build a professional portfolio of evidence consisting of written assignments and work packs. Most units will require exams to be completed.


You can progress to study the Level 4 Diploma in Management Practice and Advanced Techniques in the Hair and Beauty Sector at East Coast College or other colleges, or go into an into an apprenticeship or employment working for a company or become self-employed. Many of our former students secured employment in local and national salons, cruise ships and some have started their own businesses.

Previous students have gone in various directions; the beauty industry as a career path is very diverse. This includes a make-up artist working for the BBC, salon owners, mobile therapists, cruise ship therapists, lecturers and people working in spas both in the UK and abroad.

"We support students to undertake relevant and meaningful work experience alongside their college beauty course Students have shown high levels of skill in their work with us."

Florence Day Spa

Related Study Programmes

Beauty Therapy Level 2

  • 1 Year

  • Level 2

  • Full-time

Beauty Therapy Level 2: View Course

Beauty Therapy Level 3

  • 1 Year

  • Level 3

  • Full-time

Beauty Therapy Level 3: View Course

Media Make-Up Level 3

  • 1 Year

  • Level 3

  • Full-time

Media Make-Up Level 3: View Course