The ITEC Level 2 Diploma for Beauty Specialists, is an entry level course into the world of beauty. This qualification will qualify you to provide beauty services to clients

Once qualified, you will be able to apply for jobs in the beauty industry.

Own salon
Cruise Liners

You will learn about products, how to provide services and talk to clients as well as various other aspects of beauty. Please find below what the course will cover during your time with us:

For availability and prices and available funding please contact us:

You will learn about:

Provide Facial Skin care
Origins, Principles And Theories Of Massage
Provide Eyelash And Eyebrow Treatments
Applying Make-Up
Provide Manicure Treatments
Provide Pedicure Treatments
Remove Hair Using Waxing Techniques
Follow Health And Safety Practice In The Salon
Salon Reception Duties
Client Care And Communication In Beauty Related Industries
Working In The Beauty Related Industries
Display Stock To Promote Sales In The Salon
Create An Image Based On A Theme In The Hair And Beauty Sector

Contra-indications and contra-actions

Keeping records of your customers
Product knowledge
Disposal of waste
Hygiene and safety practices in the work place
Anatomy and Physiology of the face and body
Pre-treatment and aftercare advice
Legal requirements

Course Inclusions:
All students will receive the following, as part of their course:

Use of all equipment and products whilst in class
HABIA U2Learn e-learning facility online access
Unit Achievement Certificates
A Qualification Log Book, Personal Folder and Memory Stick Fob pre-loaded with Assessment Packs & Learner Information

How long will it take:
2 days or 2 evenings per week. Weekend classes also available.

Times and days to be confirmed on booking of the course.

Beauty Kits:
All products and equipment are provided by Essex Academy in salon. However, if you would like to practise at home you will need to purchase your own kit. Please ask for details.

The course will be based at our Harlow Training Academy at Occasio House, Playhouse Square, Harlow, Essex.

Opportunities for Progression
Once you have completed the ITEC Level 2 Diploma for Beauty Specialists you will have the opportunity to progress onto other ITEC or equivalent qualifications at Level 3, for example:

Progression Courses:

Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Beauty Therapy
Level 3 Certificate in Facial Electrical Treatments
Level 3 Certificate in Body Electrical Treatments
Level 3 Diploma in Fashion and Specialised Make-Up
Level 3 Award in Indian Head Massage
Level 3 Award in Micro dermabrasion
Level 3 Diploma in Spa Treatments

For further Awards, Certificates and Diplomas please contact

Relationship to National Occupational Standards (NOS)
ITEC has ensured that best practice in the workplace has been reflected in the syllabus. ITEC has linked the qualification to the relative job roles as well as ensuring that the syllabus reflects the required level of knowledge and ability for the beauty therapist at Level 2.

Professional Body Membership And Insurance
Professional Indemnity And Public Liability Insurance can be obtained via The Complementary Therapists Association ( and other Industry Associations who recognise the ITEC Diploma.