Beauty Therapy Studies (VTCT) Diploma Level 2

Dundee and Angus College


Arbroath Campus, Kingsway Campus


This course has been designed to develop practical skills by covering the following mandatory units: Facial Skincare; Waxing; Eyelash and Eyebrow Treatments; Manicure; Pedicure; Client Care and Health and Safety along with optional units such as Nail Art; Make-Up; Skin Tanning and Eyelash Perming which will enhance employability within the industry.

The course should develop beauty therapy skills to a high level of occupational ability. This qualification is approved and supported by the Hairdressing and Beauty Industry Authority (HABIA), the standard setting body for hair, beauty, nails and spa qualifications.

Entry Requirements

2 subjects at National 5, VTCT Level 1 Diploma in Beauty Therapy Studies (or equivalent) preferred but not essential. Selection is based on a group information session, skills test and individual interview. A satisfactory reference may be required.

Progression Routes

Further study or to gain employment in the beauty therapy industry in a wide range of career opportunities.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Hair, Beauty and Complementary Therapies

SCQF Level