Beauty therapy

We live in an image-conscious society and that means plenty of opportunities for young therapists looking for beauty therapy careers.

We have invested thousands of pounds renovating and refreshing our on-site facilities The Retreat which is a modern training facility.

Beauty therapy | The Retreat | Telford College

Beauty therapy | The Retreat | Telford College

Whether you’re looking for an introduction to the hair and beauty therapy industry, or want to improve your skills in a specific area, there’s a course that meets your needs.

The choice includes a specialist hair and media make-up programme which looks at day and evening make-up, photographic make-up, and face painting. You’ll also learn a range of hair technology skills.

Other skills covered in The Retreat include basic and advanced manicure, pedicure, skincare, body massage, electrotherapy, waxing, nail treatments, epilation, stone therapy, eye treatments and spa work.

If you love the idea of making people feel good and look their best, a job as a beauty therapist could be perfect for you.

Did you know? The perfect beauty therapist is described as someone who is ‘open and friendly’. You need to be able to make clients feel relaxed, and also to be a good listener.


  • Hairdressing
  • Beauty Technician
  • Nail Therapy
  • Make-up Art
  • Salon Management
Course Name School Assessment  
Beauty Therapy Level 2Beauty TherapyA portfolio of evidence is required including practical observations, oral questioning, written assignments and online examinations.Career Insights
Beauty Therapy Level 3Beauty TherapyAn ongoing formative assessment will take place for practical skills, knowledge and understanding however there will be a practical and theory examination at the end of the year.Career Insights