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The Level 3 Beauty Therapy course focuses on the essential aspects of the subject. It explores everything from the basics of anatomy and skin care right through to the application of makeup products and how to work professionally in a salon environment.

Creative and absorbing, this Cambridge Open College course provides masses of information and guidance on Beauty Therapy. It delivers the specialist knowledge you need to be proficient and capable in all subject areas. Successful completion results in the award of an Endorsed Qualification at Level 3 under Focus Awards’ FQP (Focus on Quality Provision) Scheme.



The Beauty Therapy Course comprises 11 exciting and practical units. Covering beauty therapy essentials such as health and safety and effective skin care, these units are specifically designed to equip students with the knowledge and insight required to enjoy a fruitful career in the beauty industry.

Progressing from the basics of health and social care and salon etiquette, you’ll explore the truths and some of the myths behind beauty therapy, and learn about anatomy, nourishment and other key elements.

The understanding that you develop through the course complements and supports the later stages, which include units on skin care and facials, facial enhancement through makeup, manicures and pedicures, and hair styling and management.



The Beauty Therapy Course is open to all students with an interest in the subject. There are no set requirements.

As long as you have a reasonable grasp of the English language and understand basic Maths, you are welcome to submit an application. This course is very accessible, and the materials are easy to follow.

You are free to study and complete the course at your own pace, fitting around other commitments. Your tutor is also available to offer support, and you receive a free, comprehensive study guide once you get started, that contains valuable tips and advice.

Don’t delay. Get started on the road to success; enrol today.

Health and Safety at Work – Safety in the Salon

Over-exposure to chemicals
Eye protection
Cumulative trauma disorders
Carpel tunnel syndrome
Matter and energy
Element, atom, compound and molecule
Monomers and polymers
Light and energy

Salon Etiquette

Salon conduct
Professional ethics
Professional appearance

Anatomy and Basic Skin Care

Body temperature
Skin conditions and disorders
Muscular system
Skeletal system

Skin Care and Facials

Cleansing the Skin
Make-up removers
Toning the skin
Moisturising the skin
Deep cleansing
Skin analysis
Massage technique
Face masks

Enhance facial appearance using Make-Up

Treatment room
Client record card


Improving the appearance and condition of the nails

Manicure and pedicure

Client consultation
Paraffin wax treatment
Hand massage

Foot massage

Remove and lighten hair

Structure of the hair
Hair removal
Home care advice

Improving appearance of eyebrows and lashes

Structure of the hair
False eyelashes

£35 deposit: remaining balance at the end of the month

Enrol for £35 deposit and remaining balance at the end of the month. Pay your deposit today get your course tomorrow!

Reduced fee of £299

£299 – all inclusive

Pay by 3 monthly instalments of £299 (approx)

£99 deposit followed by £99 for the next two months

The college accepts payment using the following methods:

Credit/Debit Card, Cheque, Postal Order and Invoice.

It is simple and safe to enrol online. Select one of the payment terms above and you will be taken to a secure sever to enter your details.

Once the enrolment process has been completed you will receive your introductory pack and login details to access your course textbooks, your tutor profile and their contact details.

We look forward to welcoming you as a student of the college and feel sure you will enjoy studying with us.

Key points for this course:
  • This is a fully supported home study course supported by your own tutor
  • Your enrolment fee covers absolutely everything – there will be nothing more to pay after you have enrolled, there are no hidden fees
  • You have 12 months to complete your course
  • You may enrol at any time of the year
  • Access available within 24 hours
Money Back Guarantee

If you are not happy with your course simply return it within 14 days and we will refund your fees in full.

All students enrolled on a course with Cambridge Open College receive access to our online student community (I Learn It Easy) where you can submit your work, contact your tutor, and interact with other students. We have prepared a short video below to highlight the benefits to you.

Beauty Therapy (Level 3)


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