Qualification Information

VTCT Product Code: BT2D16 GLH: 391 Age Restriction: 16
Qualification Number: 603/3606/7 Units: 8 Registration End Date: 31st Jul 2023
Level: 2

Additional Information

Documentation for this qualification last amended 8th November 2019


On completion of this qualification you will be able to perform beauty therapy treatments and implement safe working practices which meet legal, industry and organisational requirements. You will be able to carry out, maintain and store detailed and confidential client consultations, enabling the choice of the most appropriate treatments and products. You will be able to select, use, and apply a range of beauty therapy techniques, products, tools and equipment to provide:

  • Waxing services
  • Hand and nail treatments
  • Foot treatments
  • Facial skin care treatments
  • Eyelash and eyebrow treatments
  • Make-up application
  • Basic massage treatments (back, neck and shoulder)

  • You will maintain the standards of professional appearance and the salon/spa image, etiquette and required hygiene. You will be able to provide advice and recommendations on beauty treatments, appointments and service timings. You will also be able to facilitate the client journey, from appointments through completion of the services to handling payments whilst portraying the professionalism and values expected by the beauty therapy industry.

    Please note: This qualification is only available as part of an apprenticeship package.

    Qualification Structure

    Components - from this group you'll need to cover a minimum of 1 components and earn a minimum of credits.

    Unit Code Unit Ref Unit Title Level Credits GLH
    BT2D16.EX1 Overarching Anatomy and Physiology External Theory Examination 2

    Mandatory - from this group you'll need to cover a minimum of 7 components and earn a minimum of credits.

    Unit Code Unit Ref Unit Title Level Credits GLH
    UBT259 T/617/2197 Provide waxing services 2 61
    UBT260 A/617/2198 Provide hand and nail treatments 2 53
    UBT261 F/617/2199 Provide foot treatments 2 53
    UBT262 K/617/2200 Provide facial treatments 2 68
    UBT263 M/617/2201 Provide eyelash and eyebrow treatments 2 45
    UBT264 T/617/2202 Provide make-up application 2 41
    UBT265 A/617/2203 Provide basic massage treatments 2 70

    *For full details of the Rules of Combination for this qualification please see the Qualification Specification/Record of Assessment book.


    *To find specifications for individual units, click on the "Structure" tab of your chosen qualification, select the unit code in the left hand column and on the new page click on the "Download unit book" tab under the unit title.

    Centres approved to run this qualification

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    NB: The location displayed for each centre is based upon the centre's main address. The location displayed is not necessarily the only location that the centre can deliver VTCT qualifications from. For further information on a centre's delivery capabilities please select the centre's website address.

    Centre Name Telephone Website Location
    Newbury College 01635 584500 Visit website Berkshire - West Berkshire
    Macclesfield College 01625 410000 Visit website Cheshire - Cheshire East
    Truro College 01872 267000 Visit website Cornwall
    The Bournemouth and Poole College of FE 01202 205205 Visit website Dorset - Bournemouth
    SAKS Education Ltd 01325 341628 Visit website Durham - Darlington
    Partners 4 Training 01825 766060 Visit website East Sussex
    Debut Training Academy Ltd 01268 560552 Visit website Essex
    Halls of Ivy Academy - Chelmsford 01708 766395 Visit website Essex
    International Beauty and Holistic Academy 01452 414770 Visit website Gloucestershire
    Positive Approach Academy for Hair - Lillian Maund Beauty Training Centre 01204 849300 Visit website Greater Manchester - Bolton
    Highbury College 023 9238 3131 Visit website Hampshire - Portsmouth
    Hereford Hair Academy 01432 271113 Visit website Herefordshire
    Debut Training Academy - Ware 01992 848039 Visit website Hertfordshire
    TNB Skills Training - Folkestone 01303 256305 Visit website Kent
    Preston's College 01772 225001 Visit website Lancashire
    Halls of Ivy 01708 766395 Visit website London - Havering
    Montebello Training Ltd 0151 329 3292 Visit website Merseyside - Liverpool
    North Nottinghamshire College 01709 722 683 Visit website Nottinghamshire
    QDOS Training LTD 01623 439658 Visit website Nottinghamshire
    Beauty Oasis Training Centre 01934 642299 Visit website Somerset - North Somerset
    Weston College 01934 411411 Visit website Somerset - North Somerset
    Oracle Training Consultants Ltd - Doncaster 01302 813900 Visit website South Yorkshire - Doncaster
    Oracle Training Consultants Ltd - Rotherham 01709 720746 Visit website South Yorkshire - Rotherham
    Rotherham College 01709 722 683 Visit website South Yorkshire - Rotherham
    Newcastle-under-Lyme College 01782 715111 Visit website Staffordshire
    NSCG Stafford 01785 275520 Visit website Staffordshire
    West Suffolk College 01284 701301 Visit website Suffolk
    Positive Approach Academy for Hair - OMNI Academy of Beauty 01932 232322 Visit website Surrey
    1st Degree training / Neeta Ltd 0191 4479844 Visit website Tyne and Wear - Newcastle upon Tyne
    Barnardo’s Employment and Training Skills North 0191 2963367 Visit website Tyne And Wear - North Tyneside
    East Birmingham Community Forum Limited 0121 454 9133 Visit website West Midlands - Birmingham
    Halesowen College 0121 602 8025 Visit website West Midlands - Dudley
    Leeds City College - The Printworks Campus 0113 284 6362 Visit website West Yorkshire - Leeds
    Yorkshire College of Beauty 0113 2509507 Visit website West Yorkshire - Leeds
    A 2 Zen 01924 260236 Visit website West Yorkshire - Wakefield
    ISA Training 0845 301 8660 Visit website Bridgend