Qualification Information

Sector: Apprenticeships Category: Beauty
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 1 September 2020


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
    Developing U 01908366258 Visit website Buckinghamshire - Milton Keynes
    Acacia Training Ltd - Crewe 01270 626236 Visit website Cheshire - Cheshire East
    Macclesfield College 01625 410000 Visit website Cheshire - Cheshire East
    The Secret Academy 07545484828 Visit website Cheshire - Halton
    Truro College 01872 267000 Visit website Cornwall
    Kendal College 01539 814700 Visit website Cumbria
    The Bournemouth and Poole College of FE 01202 205205 Visit website Dorset - Bournemouth
    SAKS Education Ltd 01325 341628 Visit website Durham - Darlington
    Hartlepool College of Further Education 01429 295111 Visit website Durham - Hartlepool
    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
    Beauty Skills Academy (Southend) 01702 671215 Visit website Essex - Southend-on-Sea
    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
    Acacia Training Ltd - Manchester 07817 937090 Visit website Greater Manchester - Manchester
    The Central Manchester College of Health and Beauty 0161 236 7181 Visit website Greater Manchester - Manchester
    Vita Skills Limited 0161 222 9640 Visit website Greater Manchester - Salford
    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
    Halls of Ivy - Herts 01708 766395 Visit website Hertfordshire
    TNB Skills Training - Folkestone 01303 256305 Visit website Kent
    Preston's College 01772 225001 Visit website Lancashire
    Blackpool and the Fylde College - Bispham Campus 01253 504625 Visit website Lancashire - Blackpool
    Debut Training Academy Ltd - Sidcup 0208 859 3446 Visit website London - Bexley
    Halls of Ivy 01708 766395 Visit website London - Havering
    SHE Compliancy Limited T/A Oyster Beauty Academy 01708 751222 Visit website London - Havering
    AAXA 07804092978 Visit website London - Hounslow
    LHAA / LBTA 020 8953 9344 Visit website London - Hounslow
    Montebello Training Ltd 0151 329 3292 Visit website Merseyside - Liverpool
    St Helens College - Town Centre Campus 01744 733766 Visit website Merseyside - St. Helens
    Central College of Health and Beauty Harrogate 01423 527994 Visit website North Yorkshire
    Selby College 01757 211000 Visit website North Yorkshire
    North Nottinghamshire College 01709 722 683 Visit website Nottinghamshire
    QDOS Training LTD 01623 439658 Visit website Nottinghamshire
    Oxford International College of Beauty 01993 775 858 Visit website Oxfordshire
    SBC Training 01743 718586 Visit website Shropshire
    Yeovil College 01935 423921 Visit website Somerset
    Beauty Oasis Training Centre 01934 642299 Visit website Somerset - North Somerset
    Weston College 01934 411411 Visit website Somerset - North Somerset
    Armonia Health and Beauty Training Academy 01302 842444 Visit website South Yorkshire - Doncaster
    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 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
    Omni Academy 01932 232322 Visit website Surrey
    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
    The Academy Training Hair and Beauty Limited 024 7655 9559 Visit website West Midlands - Coventry
    Halesowen College 0121 602 8025 Visit website West Midlands - Dudley
    Kirklees College - Pioneer House 01924 465916 Visit website West Yorkshire - Kirklees
    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 763433 Visit website West Yorkshire - Wakefield
    ISA Training 0845 301 8660 Visit website Wales