Beauty Therapy Level 2

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Perfect for anyone who hopes to build a career in this lucrative field, this course will give you the skills you need to become a successful beauty therapist, working at a salon or on your own. In addition to beauty treatment techniques, you will learn vital health and safety skills.

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About this Course

Our online Beauty Therapy endorsed course will provide you with the skill set to achieve a career as a beauty therapist, whether that be self-employed or employed.

  • FREE Business Start Up Course worth £95 included.

Learn various treatments such as facials, manicure and pedicures, eyelash and eyebrows waxing. There is also an introduction to make-up, to provide a stepping stone and taste into other areas of this vast industry.

You will learn one of the most important factors, health and safety – with the risks of infection outlined. Complete our beauty therapy course via our online platform or using the traditional method of a paper booklet which will be dispatched to your address.

Course Benefits

Split into 7 fascinating units, every element of this course seeks to expand your understanding of Beauty Therapy, so you can achieve the theoretical knowledge you need to apply these skills within real and practical settings.

From understanding industry standards to facial and skin care treatments, eyelash and eyebrow treatments, make-up services; by the end of this course you’ll feel confident in your ability to work within a beauty salon or from the comfort of your own home.

This course will:

  • Help you to develop a strong foundation of knowledge and competency that can be transferred into your career.
  • Enable you to study on your own terms – no classrooms, no strict deadlines and no exams.
  • Allow you to study from home – all course materials will be sent straight to your door, enabling you to fit your studies around your obligations.
  • Challenge your perceptions of Beauty Therapy, giving you ample opportunities to demonstrate your competency and comprehension of the course materials.

Course Units

Unit 1: Health and Safety

Unit 2: Salon Reception Duties

Unit 3: Develop and maintain effectiveness at work

Unit 4: Promote additional services or products to customers

Unit 5: Provide a manicure treatment

Unit 6: Provide a pedicure treatment

Unit 7: Carry out waxing services

Unit 8: Carry out facial services

Unit 9: Enhance the appearance of eyelashes and eyebrows

Unit 10: Makeup application


This course is assessed using a series of written assignments that are designed to test your knowledge of the course materials. These will need to be sent to your personal tutor for marking, whereupon they will supply you with helpful tips and feedback. No external examinations are required. You will have the chance to re-submit your assignments as needed with no additional cost.

Required Knowledge

There is no requirement to have any background knowledge or qualifications to complete this course and your tutor will provide support from day one! If you do have any additional learning requirements, please let your tutor know as they will then be able to tailor their feedback and support around your requirements.

Awarding Body

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive certification from Training Qualifications UK (TQUK) and a Learner Unit Summary (which details of all the units you have completed).

This course has been designed to meet the requirements of specific learners or employers. It is endorsed by Training Qualifications UK, meaning the course has undergone external quality checks to ensure that they are maintained and delivered to an excellent standard.

Training Qualifications UK are a national certificating organisation. Endorsement of our courses ensures learners have access to high quality materials that cover all learning outcomes, helping them to achieve their potential.


You will receive the beauty therapy level 2 assignments and a comprehensive study guide, alongside your very own personal tutor who can provide you with endless support via email.

Our student support team can also handle any other queries you may have whilst completing your course, meaning you never have to struggle or feel isolated in your studies. Instead, our team will always be on hand to help throughout the full 12-month duration of your course (you are able to complete earlier than 12 months).

Frequently Asked Questions

This is a question that our team are often asked, there are many reasons but here are the main reasons to choose Association of Learning:

  • No hidden charges, the price you see includes everything, from VAT, tutoring to certification
  • Our average tutor marking time is 3 working days (most providers are 10+)
  • We are rated 5/5 for our service on Trustpilot!
  • Our courses are up to date. Many providers create course content and fail to keep it up to date.
  • We are open later than any other home learning provider
  • As many submissions as you need to complete, many providers cap how many times you can submit work
  • All courses are fully endorsed Ofqual regulated awarding bodies
  • 14 day money back guarantee or course switch.

If you need any more reasons to choose Association of Learning, contact our team!

All students are provided with 12 months to complete their course, however you are able to complete at a faster pace without any additional costs. Some of our students have managed to complete in as little as 3 months!

There are two payment options, pay in full for your course or monthly. Our monthly payment option allows you to spread the cost of your course over a 10 month period.

If you choose to pay using a payment plan, to apply you must be able to answer yes to the following:

  • Your billing address is based in the UK
  • You have a UK based bank account
  • Bill payer must be 18 or above.

No, this course is assignment based, which means you will not have to complete any exams. If your assignment doesn’t pass first time, you can retry as many times as you need within your 12 months support period.

No, all of our courses are distance learning which means your tutor will mark your work and send it back to you via email or by using our online portal.

Unlike other providers, Association of Learning use a fast-track system to get your certificate to you within six weeks (our average is two weeks).

This course is an endorsed certification, not a regulated qualification.

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Reviews from people who completed this course...

Beauty Therapy Level 2



I am so happy with the way this course turned out. I had problems setting up the payment plan so I spoke to customer service and they did it for me and the next day I was enrolled onto the course. The customer service staff were so friendly and helpful and this is why I will recommend this company to others.


Amelia Adams

I would highly recommend this course to anyone who has little or no experience in the beauty sector, it was so useful and there was lots of help on how to complete each assignment. My tutor was very helpful and only took up to 3 days to respond which meant that I could complete any suggestions and send it back to her for re-marking.


Erin Moreno

What an amazing few months it has been! Thanks Association Of Learning – I’ll be back for more!


Ali Werner

Good price – worth every penny spent. I was able to study at my own pace with my tutor on hand if I ever needed help and when I did she always responded the same day and only took a few days to mark my course work – sometimes I’d even get it back that same day! This kept me on my toes and motivated throughout the entire course and allowed me to finish it within 6 months.


Sophia Evans

This course has been so engaging and helpful, I’ve had the opportunity to create so many new skills and develop further on my current ones and I am so thankful for taking the opportunity to do this course before I go to college and develop even further. It has given me the basics of what it is like to work in the beauty sector and I would recommend this course to anyone who has an interest in this sector.


Georgia Smithson

Fab course and fab company – helped me set up a payment plan which I really appreciated as I wouldn’t have been able to do this course otherwise. Would highly recommend.


Fiola Adams

Big thanks to my tutor for all her help when I completed an assignment, or needed a question answering. She was always prompt and gave positive feedback and comments on how to improve. I appreciated this as I like hearing what I have done well so I know what to do next time. I am very glad I did this course as it has been life changing.


Lizzie Jones

I never had an interest in beauty therapy until I finished school, I got bored doing nothing whilst working part-time so I decided to take a risk and complete an online course which I could do in my own time – best decision I have ever made. A year later and I am starting the next level to progress my skills even further. I start my new job at a salon next week and I wouldn’t have done it without this course, the tutors and the skills I have been able to develop. Thanks very much!


Ceri Evans

This course has been such an eye opener! Completed and now moving onto Level 3 – i couldnt be prouder and happier to have chosen this course over others. I am excited to make more progression in order to reach my goal!


Tiffany S

My experience with this course has been amazing. I have gained so many skills which I didn’t have before and now I feel more than confident in conducting the sessions. The course materials were thorough and i got near enough instant feedback from my assignments which meant I could complete the course quicker! So happy with the result I got from choosing this company


Francesca Hale

Such supportive staff and what a brilliant course it was! Enjoyed every second of it, glad to be moving onward and upwards doing more courses!


Skye Jones

I loved every aspect of this course, it wasn’t like any other course I’ve done, it was more engaging and easier to understand. All the resources were given to me at the start and so I could complete each unit within my own time. It has been an amazing 7 months and I am so thankful to have had this opportunity as it has allowed me to develop new skills and improve my current ones. Lucy, my tutor, was so kind and marked each piece of work I did and gave it back to me within a few days with feedback.
Overall: Brilliant course, excellent staff/tutors


Grace Morgan

I chose this course for my own personal use, I spent years trying to get rid of my acne and develop beauty skills, then i found this course and decided to give it a go – best decision I have ever made!

I especially loved unit 3 when finding out about different skin types and how to treat them. Since trying these techniques on myself and my family, I couldn’t believe that an online course could teach me such things. I am so pleased to be now moving onto the level 3 course whilst working part-time at a beauty salon.



So pleased with the outcome this course has had on me and my life. Very grateful for all the help and support and I am really pleased to be moving onto my new course next week!


Niamh North

It has been an amazing experience



The staff were great support and the tutors were so welcoming and helpful!
Thank you Association Of Learning! This course has changed my life


April Jones

Over the past few years I have spoken to several people from different companies about beauty related courses, it was this one that stood out to me. The staff were so friendly and helped me set up an instalment plan to pay the rest of my bill off. I was able to complete it in my own time which made life so much easier when you’ve got 3 kids to manage too.
Thank you for all your help for this course, it has turned my life around



I got given access one hour after I signed up, other providers told me it can take up to a week to get enrolled with them so went with association of learning instead. Well impressed, tutor Lucy was lovely, very encouraging and brought me out my shell a lot. Filled with confidence in myself after doing the course.


Chloe G

Big thanks for all the staff that have helped me complete this course in my own time, and a special thanks to the company for allowing me to pay in instalments. I would definitely recommend this company to others!!



I got my certificate after 2 weeks of finishing the course. I chose to pay over the 12 months and took my time to ensure I got the highest mark possible on each unit. I also balanced this course whilst working 25 hours a week in my current job role. I am now excited to hand my notice in to get prepared to start my new job as an apprentice at a beauty salon and this course has inspired me so much and I am glad I chose to do it!



This course allowed me to develop skills I didn’t think I could ever do. I was never great at school or very academic but now I am so much more confident in myself when doing make-up and manicures. I am so thankful for all the help that I have received from my tutor; they were brilliant and so welcoming.
I’d recommend this course 100%.



Good content, fast certification on to the next course in a few weeks. Thanks everybody



Absolutely loved the Beauty Therapy course. I especially loved the make-up section, it helped me so much to improve my skills..and now I work as a make-up artist! Its crazy how a course can do much more for you than anything else.

I would recommend this course to anyone who wants to take a bigger interest in the beauty world 🙂


Suzanna Kerr

I’ve never wrote a review in my life but this course has truly amazed me. The amount of support I received was overwhelming and I don’t think I’d have passed each unit if it wasn’t for the help of my tutor responding to my messages in under 24 hours and marking my course work in under 48 hours. I will definitely be recommending this company to all my friends and family!



Perfect course like it was made for me!! Loved every minute of it, would do it again if i could.


Seren Taylor

This course was so fun considering I taught myself online and through the use of study packs. I am so chuffed with the outcome and I am now working part-time in a salon whilst moving onto my Level 3.



Very nice and easy to understand tutor very helpful all way through the course



Fab, fab, fab and more fab. Enough support when I needed it and no pushy sales people when I called. It feels like they care about how you do.


Sophie Hayes

Fab course with such supportive staff who help you every step of the way! Better company than others i have gone with, no hassle signing up and the customer service staff helped me set up a pay monthly plan which was even better!! Happy to be moving onto a brand new course soon to expand my knowledge.



My 1st language not english, but the book is very good and easy to understand. Tutor was happy to help all times with any question. Customer service staff friendly and help as much as you want.


Sarah O

I started this course with no previous experience and the tutors helped me so much with learning to understand new things. The customer service staff were especially friendly and helped so much when applying for the course. Brill course, would definitely recommend to others!



I have started a few courses before and i haven’t been as pleased as i could have been until I started this one. The application process was easy, the customer service staff were fab, the payments were easily made, and even better the tutor was absolutely brilliant and had so much patience with me when I was struggling!
Very happy I went with association of learning 🙂


Jazmyn Palacios

I can’t explain just how much I’ve enjoyed this course. Every moment was exciting and I am so glad to have finally finished it!


Lisa Umena

I had great support from everyone at association of learning, I had some difficult personal times along the way, but the extension of the course was easily sorted which helped, the content of the course was challenging, but effective, setting me up for my new role.



Very little opportunity were I live to do courses, very very happy indeed that I was able to do one from home. Means I can go around doing beauty for friends and earn some money doing something I enjoy.



One of the reasons I decided to study with association of learning is because of the support my friend told me they offer. I am not native English so can study to do assignments sometimes, my tutor helped me because I told her this when I started and it made it much easier for me.



I have done previous courses at college but I didn’t enjoy being under pressure when completing assignments… and then one day my friend recommended doing an online course, at first I didn’t believe her but then I looked into it and read all these amazing reviews, and since starting the course I am so glad I decided to go with this company!! I couldn’t be any happier than I have been so far with this course and I will be even happier when i finish it 🙂
Girls, if you want a good beauty therapy course then go with this one, I wish I did instead of spending years at college.


Abbey Chester

After spending years in education I decided to try something a little different, after reading a lot of reviews I decided to go with this company due to its great feedback they have received. I am so happy with my choice – cannot fault this course or the tutors.


Megan Jones

I chose this course instead of going to University, best decision I have ever made!! Now I am moving onto the next level whilst working part time as a beauty therapist in a salon, so happy with the way this course turned out 🙂


Emily Alice

LOVED this course!! So interesting and every unit was different. Couldn’t be happier with the way this turned out.


Terry Hill

Excellent course, good value for money, great tutors, good customer service staff, couldn’t fault this company one bit!!


Sandi Owen

This was my first course and it was so hard to start with but when I set my own pace I found it easier to complete the questions on each unit. I messaged my tutor a few times with help and she always responded within 24 hours which meant that I finished this course in just 3 months! Couldn’t have done it without my amazing tutor.


Charlotte Griffiths

I really enjoyed this course and it meant that i was able to learn at my own pace, in my own time. If i needed any help then I was able to call or email my tutors with no hassle.

As for the cost of the course, well it was made easier by being able to pay in instalments rather than one large sum which some companies only accept. Would recommend 100%.


Stephan Wilkins

For my first online learning course I’ve actually enjoyed it much more than I anticipated. I’ve never been good with setting my own deadlines but my tutor helped and gave me an action plan of how long it should take to complete each unit which helped massively when trying to manage my own time. Glad to have completed it within the year and I would highly recommend this course to anyone.



I am really enjoying this course, the tutor is really helpful and i feel like i am getting somewhere. I usually hate studying as I am not very good at assessment writing however, the easy course lay out has made it a lot more enjoyable than i expected.



Was a little anxious to complete an online beauty course because I was unsure of the value. Once I had enrolled it took until the next day to receive my study pack in the post, it was jammed with detail and very helpful. First contact with my tutor was the same day and the following day I submitted my first assignment. I was marked within 3 days with all of my assignments that I sent. Completed the course and I can now practise as a beautician, it has given me the freedom to do what I want, when I want without answering to a boss. I am my own boss. Thanks



Excellent customer service, absolutely love doing this course.


Hannah J

This course has been life changing! Cant thank the company enough for all they have done and for all the materials that were provided to me. Successfully completed the course last month and I’ve already signed up for another one, so glad i chose this company.



The information given for each course is very comprehensive and well laid out, which helped to complete each course at ease. The tutor support was prompt and offered clear guidance on how to improve.


Jane Parry

This course has opened so many doors for me! I am so grateful for all the help I have received from my tutor. My work was emailed back to me promptly with corrections and suggestions on how to improve. I also had help setting up monthly payments which was a plus for me. I’d definitely recommend this course to others



Easy to follow and well presented, learning materials are very easy to follow. I think this will be very useful to start my own small beauty business instead of having to work full time in a job I hate, first online course with association of learning and it wont be my last.



Paying over 12 months which is making it really manageable. So glad I skipped Uni and have spent under £350 instead of almost £40,000


Leila Moore

It took me 5 months to complete this course, and then took me another 6 months to complete the level 3 course. I now work full-time as a beauty therapist specialising in eyebrows and eyelashes. I also do occasion make-up and manicures/pedicures. I appreciate all this company and its courses has done for me and I will recommend this company to others! 🙂


Tracy Peters

Association of Learning made getting the diploma I wanted easy and straightforward. Thanks to this affordable, enjoyable and informative course I am now working in my local beauty salon in a role I find rewarding!



Learned so much already, surprisingly enjoying doing the assignments too. Lovely polite support team also, which makes life a lot easier



I’ve always considered doing an online course, but never knew where to start. I am so glad I decided to take the plunge and do it, I am really enjoying doing the Beauty Therpy Level 2 course, the lay out of the course is so easy to follow and I love the fact you can work at your own pace which suits my busy lifestyle perfectly.



I was wondering how you can do a course in beauty without actually having the hands on experience but decided to just give it a try. You do not need the hands on experience, it is so in-depth and clear that you can practise on yourself or family members. Having children makes it hard to study, but being able to sit down with a glass of wine at night and put in an hour every now and again is actually very satisfying. Getting closer to completion now but I will miss studying so looking at the next course I can do in beauty already.



I had as much help as I needed from my tutor and have learned a lot.


Stephanie Monroe

Amazing course providers. Genuine courses, easy to follow instructions. Fantastic tutor support and the ability to study via online or paper and pay in installments. Highly recommend Association of Learning.



Amazing experience with this beauty therapy course, now have a few clients so won’t write too much because I have stuff to do 🙂 Amazing!……..

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