Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Spa Therapy

Duration: 1 year
Course Level: Level 3
Assessment: Coursework/Exam
Entry Requirements: Standard Level 3 vocational entry requirements apply. The minimum requirement is at least five GCSEs at Grade 4 OR at least 3 GCSE subjects at Grade 4 alongside alternative GCSE equivalent requirements. At least one of Maths or English Language must be Grade 4 and neither lower than Grade 3. For this course you must have successfully completed the Level 2 NVQ Diploma Beauty Therapy.

This qualification will provide you with the knowledge, understanding and skills to work competently as a Spa Therapist.

Your course

It should be noted that there is a large amount of science involved in this course, in addition to which you will study:

  • Monitor Procedures to Safely Control Work Operations
  • Contribute to the Planning and Implementation of Promotional Activities
  • Provide Body Massage Treatments
  • Provide Facial Electrical Treatments
  • Provide Indian Head Treatments
  • Provide Stone Therapy Treatments
  • Monitor Clients and the Operating of Sauna, Steam and Hydrotherapy Treatments
  • Provide Body Wrapping and Flotation Treatments

You will be taught in our state-of-the-art salon, which is open to the general public and mirrors the industry; you will therefore be assessed not only in aspects of Spa Therapy but also on professionalism, punctuality and reliability. You will be expected to complete two weeks’ work experience in a salon. This may involve travelling some distance and working late evenings where necessary.

Entry requirements

Standard Level 3 vocational entry requirements apply. The minimum requirement is at least five GCSEs at Grade 4 OR at least 3 GCSE subjects at Grade 4 alongside alternative GCSE equivalent requirements.

At least one of Maths or English Language must be Grade 4 and neither lower than Grade 3. For this course you must have successfully completed the Level 2 NVQ Diploma Beauty Therapy.

Please note: If you have not achieved a Grade 4 or above in GCSE English and/or Maths, you will be required to continue studying these alongside your college course.

Higher Education Progression 

Many of our students progress onto the Higher National Diploma in Hair and Beauty Management at Selby College or undertake a career in the industry.

Potential Careers

  • Beauty Therapist
  • Front of Spa Manager
  • Cruise Ship Therapist
  • Spa Coordinator
  • Product Trainer

 

Duration: 1 year
Course Level: Level 3
Assessment: Coursework/Exam
Entry Requirements: Standard Level 3 vocational entry requirements apply. The minimum requirement is at least five GCSEs at Grade 4 OR at least 3 GCSE subjects at Grade 4 alongside alternative GCSE equivalent requirements. At least one of Maths or English Language must be Grade 4 and neither lower than Grade 3. For this course you must have successfully completed the Level 2 NVQ Diploma Beauty Therapy.

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