Level 2 Beauty course in Bolton | Nacro Education

Beauty Level 2

This course will give you a great grounding in the techniques and theory behind a wide range of beauty treatments.

Course code: C004811

Course overview

If you like the sound of working in a beauty spa, why not try our Beauty course? At Nacro, learning is done in small, practical groups and informal workshops that feel just like the real thing. So you will get plenty of salon-style experience.

What will I learn?

As part of this course you will:
• Develop the practical skills and levels of understanding that are expected of you as a modern beauty therapist.
• Improve your communication and IT Skills, develop the attributes needed to work as part of a team and improve and excel in your own effectiveness at work.


Units included –
• Working in beauty related industries
• Follow health and safety
• Client care and communication
• Provide facial skin care
• Promoting additional services
• Remove hair using waxing techniques
• Provide manicure & pedicure treatments
• Apply make-up
• Provide lash and brow treatments
• Salon reception duties


You will be required to complete a range of written assignments. You will also be required to demonstrate some skills using a model whilst being observed by your tutor.

Work experience

You will do at least two weeks of work experience to support your studies, gain experience and potentially develop contacts with future employers. Our team will help you secure a work placement and will provide you with everything required for you to attend your placement.

Enrichment opportunities

There are a variety of enrichment opportunities on offer throughout the year, including trips and external visits.

Career and progression

Successful completion of the course should enable you to apply for general employment in a Beauty Salon or progress to a Level 3 course or Apprenticeship in Beauty.

What makes our Get Set! courses different?

Each Get Set! course at Nacro Bolton Education Centre is designed to accelerate your learning and enable you to identify and make progress towards your aspirations. We combine vocational learning with essential English and mathematics qualifications, enriching experiences and workplace encounters to equip you for career success.

Nacro Education study programme

Our Beauty Level 2 course at Bolton has been crafted to enable you to:

  • Develop industry-specific skills through hands on vocational training.
  • Improve your English, maths, and digital literacy to strengthen your foundations for work and life*.
  • Participate in a range of work experience and employment opportunities to gain insight and additional knowledge.
  • Gain vital skills for the workplace including communication, problem solving, teamworking, interview practice and CV writing.
  • Participate in a range of activities, opportunities, team collaboration challenges and educational site visits that enable personal development through real experiences.

*GCSE/Functional Skills English and maths are only required if you haven’t already gained a level 4 or above.

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