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Focus Awards - NVQ Level 2 - Beauty Therapy Course

Focus Awards - NVQ Level 2 - Beauty Therapy Course

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When it comes to fulfilling your beauty training course needs, look no further than Empire Academy of Beauty. With decades of Beauty Therapy training experience, our esteemed academy is dedicated to empowering individuals with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in the dynamic world of beauty therapy. Our Focus Awards Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy gives aspiring beauticians the springboard into the beauty industry. 


The Focus Awards Level 2 in Beauty Therapy is a qualification aimed at those starting their career in the beauty industry and is one of the most sought after beauty courses in the world. It's structured to provide learners with the foundational skills and knowledge necessary to perform various beauty treatments safely and effectively, preparing them for work in beauty salons, spas, or even for self-employment. Here’s a detailed look at what this qualification typically involves:

Key Components of the Course

  1. Core Skills in Beauty Therapy:

    • Understanding and practicing basic beauty therapy treatments such as facials, eyebrow shaping, eyelash tinting, manicures, and pedicures.
    • Learning about different skin types and conditions to recommend appropriate treatments or products.
  1. Health and Safety:

    • Comprehensive training on maintaining health and safety standards in the workplace.
    • Understanding of hygiene practices, sterilization methods, and safe working practices to ensure client and personal safety.
  1. Customer Service:

    • Techniques in managing client consultations effectively.
    • Skills in handling bookings, advising clients on beauty treatments and products, and ensuring customer satisfaction.
  1. Anatomy and Physiology:

    • Basic knowledge related to body systems and structures as they pertain to beauty treatments.
    • Understanding how the body works to provide more effective beauty treatments and advice.

Assessment and Certification

  • Assessment:
    • The course assessment usually includes both practical demonstrations and theoretical exams. Students must demonstrate competence in performing treatments as well as knowledge of theoretical aspects.
  • Certification:
    • Upon successful completion of the course and its assessments, students receive a Level 2 Certificate in Beauty Therapy from Focus Awards. This certificate is recognized by employers within the beauty industry and serves as a foundation for further professional development or advanced courses.

Progression and Opportunities

  • Employment: Graduates can begin working in various entry-level positions within beauty salons, spas, hotels, or cruise ships.
  • Further Education: After completing Level 2, students often progress to more specialized or advanced qualifications in beauty therapy such as Focus Awards Level 3, which covers more complex treatments and management skills.
  • The Focus Awards Level 2 in Beauty Therapy is ideal for those looking to embark on a new career in the beauty industry, providing essential skills and knowledge to start professional work or further specialisation. It’s also a great way for individuals to assess their interest and aptitude in different areas of beauty therapy before committing to more intensive studies or career paths.


At Empire Academy of Beauty, we believe in providing authentic learning experiences with the best equipment in the industry. That’s why our Level 2 Diploma program can only be delivered in our very own 5* rated training facilities. This ensures that our students gain all the practical skills required to become a successful Beauty Therapist. This invaluable hands-on experience sets our program apart and prepares learners for the demands of the industry, as well as a insight into dealing with clients. 


Our Level 2 Diploma covers all essential elements a Beauty Therapy course as to offer, equipping learners with the proficiency to offer a wide range of services to clients.

The course covers:

  • Facial Skincare
  • Enhancement of Eyebrows and Eyelashes
  • Waxing Services
  • Manicure
  • Pedicure
  • Make-Up Services

Our curriculum is meticulously crafted to encompass the core competencies required of a proficient beauty therapist. Our students leave with all the key skills required to be successful with in a thriving beauty industry. 


Throughout the Beauty Therapy course, you’ll not only deepen your understanding of anatomy & physiology, health, and safety which hones in your interpersonal skills, and how to deal with client issues / complications. Effective communication with clients is paramount in order to be a successful beauty therapist.


Upon completion of the Beauty Therapy course, you’ll be well-prepared to embark on a rewarding career as a beauty therapist offering some of the most in demand treatments in the world.

Additionally, you’ll have the opportunity to join a professional association which allows you to obtain your Beauty insurance. This insurance covers all the offerings provided on your beauty therapy course. The leading insurance further solidifies your status as a certified beauty massage therapist.

 Facials & Skincare Waxing Depilation
  • Skin Analysis
  • Cleansing, balancing, toning & moisturising
  • Steaming, Extraction and Full Facial Massage
  • Selecting, mixing and applying tailor-made face masques
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Two different methods of hair removal - hot wax and cream wax
  • Techniques for waxing all areas of the face and body
  • Theory work on hair growth and patterns
Eyelash & Eyebrow Treatments Make - Up Application
  • Colour Theory
  • Eyelash & Eyebrow Tinting
  • Eyebrow Shaping
  • Client and Work Area Prep
  • Understanding Clients Needs
  • Day Make-Up
  • Night Make-Up
  • Occasion Make-Up
Threading Manicure & Pedicure
  • Threading allows for a more defined and precise shape and can create better definition for eyebrows. It is also used as a method of removing unwanted hair on the entire face and upper lip area. Threading is not a good method for removing hair on arms or legs, as the hair in those regions is typically quite coarse and there is too much to remove.
  • Maintenance and care techniques for the nails, skin of the hands and feet
  • How to apply single and multi-layer varnish
  • Colour and French manicure and pedicure techniques
  • A variety of luxury techniques to enhance your clients treatment
  • Theory of this unit includes an in-depth study
General Competences
  • Contra-indications to all treatments
  • Client consultation
  • No previous experience required
  • Anatomy and Physiology for every unit
  • Contra-indications
  • Contra-actions for every treatments.



The minimum age for entry to this beauty therapy diploma course is 16 years – no exceptions.  There is no upper age limit.

No previous experience required.

A good level of English is required to attend this course, you must be able to speak, read, write and understand English.

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