Hair and Beauty

Beauty Therapy Level 3 Full-time

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

This course commences in September and will be completed in one year.

Entry requirements

Successful completion of a Level 2 in Beauty Therapy.

You will achieve

You will achieve:

  • Beauty Therapy Advanced Technical Diploma Level 3 (City and Guilds)
  • Other qualifications and participation certificates where appropriate

Course overview

This course in Beauty Therapy Treatments has been specifically designed to develop your practical beauty therapy skills such as face and body electrotherapy and body massage.

Course content

The purpose of this qualification is to develop your skills as a beauty therapist to enable you to provide beauty therapy treatments. This qualification provides you with a wide range of skills to meet industry needs, making you employable.

  • Body treatments
  • Facial electrics
  • Body massage
  • Stone therapy
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Selling products

There will be continuous assessment of practical and theory work. Assessment of theory work will be in the form of written tests which are collated along with evidence of practical and oral assessments in a portfolio.

You will required to purchase an essential kit, uniform, shoes and text books before starting the course which are ordered using the order forms which will be provided at the interview.

Old Mill Lane campus
Church Street
S70 2AX

On completion of the programme, you may wish to progress to further study on one of our Level 3 Beauty Therapy qualifications in a different route e.g. nail services.

How much does the course cost?

16 – 18 year olds

Full-time Barnsley College students aged 16-18 years old do not have to pay tuition fees.

19+ Students

Aged 19 or over and thinking about further education?

You may be eligible for free or reduced course fees . Please refer to our page ‘paying for your course.’

Extra information

This course may be eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan. Contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email about eligibility and how to apply. You can also visit the Advanced Learner Loan page.



For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email

Barnsley College has a range of sports opportunities for all students to take part in, gain professional training and compete nationally and internationally. We also have a state-of-the-art fitness village, Honeywell Sports Village where students can make use of our fitness suite, spinning studio and classes for competitive rates. You don’t have to be studying sport to get involved in the Sports Academy.

Our Additional Learning Support team can provide you with the support you need. Please contact them on +44 (0)1226 216 769.

Having good English and Maths qualifications are important for most careers and we want to give you the help you need to succeed.

If you are aged 16 – 19 and don’t already have a grade C/4 or above in GCSE English and Maths they will automatically be included in your study programme. If you want to work towards higher grades in English and Maths we can help you do that too.

Need a higher level Maths qualification? We offer a Level 3 Mathematical Studies (Core Maths).

This can be added to your study programme.

If you need any further information, please contact our friendly Information Team.

Please note we reserve the right to change details without notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Beauty Therapy Level 3 Full-time

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