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The NVQ/VRQ Level 2 Beauty Therapy Diploma is a highly sought after qualification in the Beauty Industry and is ideal for those starting out in beauty therapy.

Ray Cochrane Beauty School London NVQ/VRQ Level 2 beauty therapy course is specially designed for students who do not have 12 months to spare on the traditional NVQ programme usually provided by your local colleges. We are a small but highly professional beauty school and have been specialising in small group beauty training since 1954.

Our unique teaching and practising method will enable us to fast-track the NVQ/VRQ Level 2 beauty therapy course as little as only 16 weeks. And during the 16 weeks, you only need to attend class 1 day per week.  This is the idea beauty therapy course in London for you if you want to start your career in the highly lucrative and demanding beauty industry.

During the beauty course, you will be fully supported by our highly experienced tutors. We aim to ensure you ready for the work after successful completion of NVQ/VRQ level 2 beauty course. Comparing other beauty schools, we also offer additional beauty skills and training so you are better prepared with most up to date skills on the market

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To obtain NVQ/VRQ Level 2 Beauty Therapy Diploma,  you will need to complete the following units:

  • Waxing (warm and hot)
  • Facials Massage  and Skincare
  • Make Up
  • Nail Treatment ( Manicure and Pedicure)
  • Eyelash and Eyebrow Tinting/ Shaping
  • Health, safety, and hygiene of the workplace
  • Client Care, Communication, Salon Reception Duties
  • Consultation Techniques and Retail Skills

For each unit, you will perform practical skills, submit coursework and sit for tests.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is continuous and consists of practical assessment, oral questions, and online tests/homework. You will provide evidence to determine whether you have reached a level of competence. Written assessment papers will provide further evidence of your knowledge and understanding of the subject. The collation of the assessments will be contained in a portfolio which will contain all document feedback sheets, written assessment/projects/assignments.


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By the successful completion of this course, you will develop the necessary skills required within the Beauty, Spa, Nails and Retail Beauty Industries as a qualified junior beauty therapist.

You can start your own beauty business or seek employment within salons, spas and cruise Liners and top companies in the retail cosmetic industry.

You may also choose to develop your skills further by undertaking advanced VTCT Level 3 beauty therapy course.


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Courses Start Dates:

  • Saturday, 2 September 2017 Class Full
  • Friday, 13 October 2017 Class Full
  • Wednesday, 1 November 2017 Class Full
  • Saturday, 20 January 2018  (4 Places Remaining)
  • Friday, 2 March 2018 (10 places Remaining)

Mode of Study

  • Part-time: 1 day week from 10 am to 5 pm
  • Class Size: Up to 14 students/Class
  • From 16 weeks


  • VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy Studies (QCF)

Entry requirements

  • We accept students aged 18 and over
  • No previous experience is required
  • A good basic education
  • A good command of the English language

Course fees (Including VAT, no tax hidden charge!)

  • £1850
  • Including VTCT registration fee, exam fee, learning pack, uniform.

Other Fees

  • Level 2 beauty therapy starter kits  £72
  • Towel Bundles £25


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  • Learn at the London Best Beauty School – Our school is renowned for offering the best quality education since 1954
  • Practice Focus and Ongoing Support – Unlike other course providers, we aim to give you the highest standard of training and help you successfully achieve your qualification. If you feel you need more time or more practical training, you can join more practical classes for Free till you feel totally confident.
  • More Employable – Graduate from a prestigious school plus highly recognised NVQ complete Beauty Diploma.
  • Convenient Location – We are located at Baker Street, Westminster of Central London, only 2 minutes walking distance from Baker Street Tube Station

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After completing my diploma, I returned back to my home country of Spain. Within a matter of weeks I was able to secure a job at one of Madrid’s most prestigious hotels. The most incredible thing was, the woman who interviewed me knew about the Ray Cochrane Beauty School! I really love my job. As an employee of this hotel, not only to get to meet exciting people but I get incredible perks such as cheap hotel deals all around the world! I really do love my profession.