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Beauty Therapy Techniques

Course Code: BTT4

Level: 4
Subject area: Hair & Beauty
Awarding body: VCTC
Qualification: Diploma
Course type: Full-time
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: One year

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About the course

Are you a beautician or beauty business owner seeking more advanced skills? City College Plymouth offers the VTCT Level 4 Diploma in Beauty Therapy techniques for experienced and qualified beauty professionals who have a high level of relevant skills and knowledge. This is a one year, full-time course offering excellent training in laser and light treatments, skin rejuvenation, and microdermabrasion.

What you'll learn

The advanced techniques covered in the mandatory section of this qualification include laser and light treatments for hair removal, laser and light treatments for skin rejuvenation, and microdermabrasion techniques.

Entry requirements

You will need to have:

  • a level 3 qualification in beauty therapy
  • customer service experience
  • good personal presentation

Access to relevant work experience is essentia to undertake this course.


Your practical applications will be assessed through observation, oral questioning, written assignments, online exams and written responses.

What's next?

Successful completion of this course will greatly enhance your job opportunities. You may also wish to look at furthering your study within a specialised field in the beauty therapy industry.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2017/18 (August 2017 – July 2018). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2018/19.

Although we’re not yet able to confirm the start date for this course, applications are now welcome, just complete and return an application form.