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Beauty Therapist Advanced Level 3 Apprenticeship

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

You may start an apprenticeship at any time. The minimum duration for this apprenticeship is 18 months.

Entry requirements

To begin this course, you will be required to have already completed:

  • Level 2 Beauty Therapy
  • Level 1 Functional Skills Maths
  • Level 1 Functional Skills English

You will achieve

Level 3 Beauty Therapist Advanced Apprenticeship

Course overview

As an Advanced Beauty Therapy apprentice, you’ll carry out treatments as a Senior Therapist and learn a range of skills and techniques such advanced facial technical (electrical or mechanical) therapy treatments, body technical (electrical or mechanical) therapy treatments including consultation and aftercare.

Course content

The list below sets out how the credit has been assigned across the mandatory units. All units in this qualification are mandatory:

  • Manual Therapy Treatment.
  • Face Technical Therapy.
  • Body Technical Therapy.

You will be assessed by your assessor by E-portfolio, practical assessment, professional discussion and online test. Guided learner hours are delivered during contracted working hours.

Students will require a pen and notepad. It is recommended that apprentices purchase the following books for their studies:

  • Level 3 Technical book
  • Level 2 Facial equipment book.


Old Mill Lane campus
Church Street
S70 2AX

On completion of this pathway, apprentices may progress onto further qualifications or into work such as, Senior Therapist, Salon Owner, Cruise Ship Therapist, Self-employed and Teacher.

How much does the course cost?

There is no cost to being an apprentice. All costs associated with your apprenticeship, including the cost of training and your salary, will be paid by your employer.

Extra information

For further information please contact the team on 01226 216166 or email: apprenticeships@barnsley.ac.uk



For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email info@barnsley.ac.uk

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.

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.

Beauty Therapist Advanced Level 3 Apprenticeship

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