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Applying Skin Tanning Techniques

Course Code: STT2

Level: 2
Subject area: Hair & Beauty
Awarding body: VTCT
Qualification: Award
Course type: Part-time
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: Five weeks
When you'll study: Mondays, 9.30am-1.00pm.

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About the course

The beauty industry is booming, and achieving that bronzed, post-holiday glow can now be achieved without leaving the country. As people become more aware of the health risks of sunbeds and excess sunbathing, tanning treatments are more popular than ever.

On this course, you’ll learn about manual and spray tanning treatments, as well as how to use tanning products and equipment. We’ll teach you about different tanning treatments, as well as their key ingredients and benefits.

What you'll learn

This course includes the following subjects:

  • tanning treatments
  • using professional tanning products
  • anatomy and physiology
  • safety, patch testing and client care
  • health and safety.
Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.


There are no formal exams.

What's next?

On successful completion of this course, you may be able to progress to another course beauty therapy course at City College. Alternatively, you may wish to consider self-employment or benefit from enhanced employment opportunities.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2018/19 (August 2018 – July 2019). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2019/20.


Course Code: STT2

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: £100

B Reduced Course Fee (for eligible students): £0

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): Not applicable to this course

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course

How old are you? How much will you pay?
16 - 18 A  or   B
19 - 23 A  or   B(Note: If you do not have a level 2 qualification, this course may be free).
24+ A  or   B

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.