City & Guilds Level 3 Certificate in Beauty Therapy (Elec Facials Route)

*Pre-requirement for this course: VTCT or City & Guilds Level 2 in Facials or Beauty Therapy. Please give us a call if you need to book this alongside the Level 3.

City & Guilds Level 3 Certificate in Beauty Therapy 3003-35 (Ofqual 600/2747/2) – Electrical Facials Route

This qualification carries 35 unit credits. Units covered within this qualification are:

  • Unit 302 – Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon
  • Unit 304 – Promote and sell products and services to clients
  • Unit 305 – Provide body massage
  • Unit 303 – Client care and communication in beauty related industries
  • Unit 306 – Provide facial electrotherapy treatments
  • Unit 321 – Apply micro-dermabrasion

If you are looking to embark on a career working within a spa or skincare clinic as a therapist specializing in advanced facials and massage treatments, our City & Guilds Level 3 Certificate in Beauty Therapy (3003-35) is designed to equip you with the knowledge, practical skills and industry-required qualification to be able do this with confidence. Students will need access to a pc to complete coursework.

There are no written exams with City & Guilds qualifications.

Assessment is completed through your written coursework (completed from home, at your own pace fully supported with our study guides) and through practical assessment only. Making this the ideal qualification route for anyone who struggles with formal written exams or for whom English may not be their first language but who otherwise has excellent understanding and ability within the beauty skills.

This qualification can be completed in as little as 16 weeks but you have up to 12 months to fully complete the course.

5 days practical training within:

  • Electrical Facials - 2 days
  • Microdermabrasion - 1 day
  • Spa (Swedish) Body Massage - 2 days

Much of the qualification is completed as home-study, including written and practical coursework making this an ideal route for those who wish to study flexibly around other commitments. The practical training days required for the course will run from 10am – 4pm, although we ask students to arrive at 9.45am to ensure a prompt start. You will learn the theory of the treatment firstly, and spend the majority of the training days acquiring and demonstrating your practical skills, with a short break for lunch.

There are no written exams with City & Guilds qualifications.

Assessment is completed through your written coursework (completed from home, at your own pace fully supported with our study guides) and through practical assessment only. Making this the ideal qualification route for anyone who struggles with formal written exams or for whom English may not be their first language but who otherwise has excellent understanding and ability within the beauty skills.

Students will need access to a pc to complete coursework. Once you have completed all training and coursework, you will arrange to attend practical assessment days to achieve your City & Guilds qualification. For more detailed information on the structure of this qualification, please call to speak with one of our friendly Course Advisors on 0800 999 2277.

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By making payment in full, you can secure your course place and enjoy the greatest flexibility to book all of your training days at your preferred training centre, in the best way to suit you – whether that’s as a consecutive block (subject to availability) or taken at your own pace. Book securely online 24/7, or call our friendly Advisors by book by phone.

 

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Our City & Guilds Level 3 Certificate in Beauty Therapy (Electrical Facials route) course will enable you to learn the fundamental skills to offer advanced facial and body massage treatments, increase your employment prospects and earning potential as you will be trained to offer a varied range of treatments highly sought by employers within spas and skincare clinics. It is an excellent follow-on course for those who have already completed VTCT or City & Guilds Level 2 in Facials or indeed Level 2 in Beauty Therapy and are looking to take their knowledge of facial skincare and massage treatments to the next level. 

Whilst you are perfecting your practical skills during training, you will also be consolidating your theoretical knowledge with our comprehensive study materials, answering written questions in your electronic workbooks to submit as coursework. There are no written exams for the City & Guilds courses, assessment of theory aspects is entirely through your coursework, completed at home, at your own pace.

Our practical assessment process will ensure that your techniques, from hygiene requirements to attention to detail, are at a satisfactory industry level, and re-affirm the skills learnt during your practical training. This exciting course is hands-on, provides you with in-depth detail on a range of facial electrical and Swedish body massage treatments, and it is designed to prepare you to begin your career within the industry. The qualification not only provides you with extensive career opportunities, it is also internationally recognized and demonstrates your ability to work to an industry-standard level of practice.

Before booking onto this course, you are required to have trained and qualified within VTCT or City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate in Facials or VTCT / City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy (if you do not hold this already or wish to query an equivalent qualification, please call us for more information).

You are required to give and receive treatments as part of this course, so will be required to remove your make-up during the course. Students should also remove eyelash extensions before attending for the course. You must not have received any cosmetic procedures such as skin fillers within the 12 weeks prior to attending the course.

All products and tools are provided for the training days at the centre when you attend. No kit is required to complete the training days, nor included in the course fee. On the training days, you only need to bring a hand and bath towel for your personal use, completed enrolment form and cold food for your lunch (e.g. sandwich/salad).

We do provide study materials to assist you in completion of your written coursework & in preparation for your practical assessments. Students will need access to a pc to complete coursework. Students will require products/tools at home and to arrange models to complete their coursework/assessments. Our Support team are on-hand to contact by telephone or email throughout the duration of your course to answer any questions you may have and guide you through the process.

We are so proud at The Beauty Academy to work with such a professional, passionate and friendly team of tutors, all of which hold a Level 2 and Level 3 qualification in their specialised sector. Our tutors are also all qualified with either Level 4 PTTLS or equivalent teaching awards in education, with years of experience in beauty-related professional industries. Furthermore, our tutors who are involved in the assessment process all hold an Assessors Award.

We pride ourselves on the welcoming nature of our tutors and their ability to engage, educate and enrich students from all ages and backgrounds. All of our tutors are dedicated to maintaining their knowledge and keeping up to date with the latest treatments and techniques in the ever-changing industry.

If you would like to read more about our fantastic tutors individually, please have a look at our Meet the Tutors page.

When you have successfully completed your training course(s), you will receive a diploma certificate issued by The Beauty Academy accredited by ABT. This not only demonstrates your commitment to the training, but also allows you to obtain Public Liability insurance so you can start offering treatments to paying clients from home or mobile.

Once you have completed your assessment days you will also receive your City & Guilds qualification certificate (this can take up to 12 weeks to be released from the awarding body).

Once you have completed your practical training day with us, there is no additional work to be completed to achieve The Beauty Academy diploma certificate, which will be sent to you by email within 1-2 working days and you can then begin working from home or mobile once insurance has been obtained.

Aside from your practical training, your qualification course also involves home-study and practical assessments as required by the awarding body City & Guilds. The qualification requires written coursework and a portfolio of treatments to be submitted and marked by an assessor before you can be progressed to the practical assessment stage.

At the time of booking your qualification, you will be sent your study materials (including: workbooks; Student Study Guide; revision notes and our Student Handbook) to get you started with your written coursework, which must be completed at home. You do not require any access to the electrical facial / microdermabrasion machines at home in order to complete this course. You will complete all required practical work / assessments for Electrical Facials at the training centre. For Swedish body massage, you’ll need to practice on friends/family and submit some treatments towards a portfolio, prior to your practical assessment days.

Throughout your studies, our Support Team are on hand to answer any of your questions via email or telephone at any stage during the course of your qualification.

The Beauty Academy also offer a discounted insurance scheme with Balens; a Specialist Insurance Brokers aimed at Health and Well-Being Professionals, offering both Therapist and Student Therapist insurance for those who train with us. To learn more about the Balens insurance scheme, please click here.

All courses completed with The Beauty Academy are accredited by ABT allowing you receive a 10% discount off your policy with ABT Insurance when you quote ACADEMY99

All of our diploma courses enable you to work from both home and mobile offering the specialised treatment(s) that you have completed. You can start earning by offering treatments to paying clients as soon as you have obtained your insurance.

Once you have received your certification from the awarding body City & Guilds stating your qualification achievement, you are also able to work for larger companies within the industry, including: spas; hotels; aesthetic skin clinics, salons and cruise-ships etc. An advantage of completing this follow-on qualification to top up an existing  Level 2 Qualification in Facials or Beauty Therapy, is that it may enable you to go onto further training in aesthetics* including laser treatments with some providers. You will also have advanced skills in facial skincare and body massage treatments making you a valuable asset to any salon or skincare clinic. The career opportunities are vast!

*If you wish to progress to Level 4 Aesthetics, it is the responsibility of the learner to check with both their chosen training provider and insurance company that this qualification meets their requirements.  We offer full awards in both Level 2 & 3 qualifications.

We offer high-quality ABT accredited training with experienced tutors, professional equipment and a great atmosphere to train in. Our training centres are well-equipped, within easy reach of public transport and regularly inspected by the awarding bodies (VTCT and City & Guilds) which we provide qualifications through; to ensure we are giving you the best service for your money. We pride ourselves on working with only qualified and industry experienced tutors who are friendly, welcoming and happy to go the extra mile to deliver the very best student experience possible. 

All courses are run as smaller groups than most other providers, allowing plenty of opportunity to ask questions or seek further support if required. Our training centres are permanent and exclusive to us and they are always set-up ready to begin your training. All centres have the very latest equipment and products required to adhere to industry standards. We also provide free and unlimited on-going access to our Support Team who are available to answer queries or provide guidance within any aspect of your course with us, contactable on either email or telephone.

You may consider completing a further qualification to further your career opportunities within a specialized sector of the industry. To learn more about the qualifications that we offer, please click here.

We also offer a Starting a Business in Beauty Therapy course for our students; a comprehensive, home-study course that would complement any course completed with us, aimed at those looking to launch a business in the industry.

*If you wish to progress to Level 4 Aesthetics, it is the responsibility of the learner to check with both their chosen training provider and insurance company that this qualification meets their requirements.  We offer full awards in both Level 2 & 3 qualifications.

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Course Info & Price

Course Duration
Fast Track 10am to 4pm
Fee

£1,999.00

Total price for 1 Student(s): £1,999.00

  • No hidden charges: includes all exam fees & VAT.
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