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VTCT Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy General


2024 Applications Now Open

  • FREE VTCT Level 2 Beauty Therapy Diploma
  • No experience necessary
  • Learn Facials, Eye Lash & Brow Treatments
  • Makeup, Waxing, Manicure & Pedicure
  • Limited spaces!

We have many past students who run their own successful salons and others who work in spas. We train you to become the best possible therapist, giving you the support and guidance to grow as an individual.


2024 Applications now open!

Click the funding form here to start your application.

This Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy  is practical based, professionally accredited, and part-time. You’ll also get to learn in a salon environment working on clients and cover business skills which gives you the all the necessary skills you need to get started. As a student it’s your responsibility to organise your clients.

With our experienced tutor plus assistants in every class, we will ensure your individual questions are answered. Offering continuous support and guidance. You will complete all the modules of the VTCT NVQ Level 2 Beauty Therapy Diploma which are run at set times of the year.  Term time only 9.15am – 2.30pm.  Please take a look at the course dates and choose the option that would be best to suit your individual needs.

You will leave with a VTCT Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy General to proudly hang up in pride of place.

This course is fully funded, if you meet the criteria (please see the course fees section), which means that the course is free.  Please apply using the booking form.

Due to the high number of applicants our enrolment process is on a first come, first served basis if all criteria are met within the time frame allocated.

Once you have completed beauty Level 2, students can go on to complete the Level 3 Massage course. We offer a discount to past and present students who undertake another course with us.


  • Deep cleansing & toning
  • Pre-heat treatments
  • Eyelash tinting
  • Strip & cluster lash application
  • Brow shapes & tinting
  • Facial massage
  • Facial masks
  • Manicures
  • Pedicures
  • French polish
  • Specialised treatments
  • Hot oil & paraffin wax
  • Hand & arm massage
  • Bridal makeup
  • Special occasion makeup
  • Smokey eyes
  • Cat flicks
  • Day & evening makeup
  • Underarm wax
  • Bikini wax
  • Leg wax
  • Facial waxing
  • Hot & cold wax
  • Business skills
  • VIP event invites & talks
  • Self-employed
  • Beauty salon
  • Spa
  • Weddings and special events

Watch our previous Beauty Therapy student, Kaysher, talk about her experience at NSHB!

Check out past Beauty Therapy student Claire, who talked to us about her plans for the future post-course.

Vesa shares her experience with us too!

Joanna & Jen share what they enjoyed most…

Our past student from 2009, Eve who is still a practising therapist, chatted to us about how she managed to build a successful business from scratch! 


2024 Dates Now Available

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October – Mondays 9.30am-2.30pm
Oct – 14
Nov – 4, 11, 18, 25
Dec – 2
Jan – 13, 20, 27
Feb – 3, 10, 24,
Mar – 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
April – 28
May 12, 19
June – 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
July – 7, 14


Pre-course projects completed on a computer, homework, theory exams & ongoing practical assessments. You will be required to work on other students in your class and models.

2024 Dates Now Available

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Full funding is available for those:

  • Over the age of 19 on August 31st 2024
  • Resident of Norfolk
  • Resident of the U.K. for a period of 3 years or more (Ukraine citizens do NOT have to wait 3 years)
  • Not currently in any other government-funded training
  • Earn under £25K per year OR unemployed and in receipt of Universal Credit, Job Seekers Allowance or Employment Support Allowance.

Please note – insurance, uniform, and a kit must be purchased for approx. £500 by your first lesson.  Specific details of this will be given once you have started the application process.

  • Plus, you could claim this back within 3 months after the start date. 95% of our students get the cost of their kit, travel and childcare reimbursed.

Part funding is available if you meet the above criteria but earn over £25K per annum. As a co-funded learner,£1029.20 is payable by yourself. This can be paid in interest-free instalments. 

If you are not eligible for full/co-funding the full course price is £3345. This can be paid in interest free instalments.

The course includes exclusive access to our online student area, exam fees, course theory work, specific videos and unlimited support inside and outside of the classroom.

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