Level 2 & 3 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy – Course Information and Open days

Exciting opportunities are now available at Reynolds Training Academy to become a fully qualified Beauty Therapist with an NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy Massage in just 10 months.

Courses are delivered in term time only* (KCC school terms), with attendance being 2 days a week 9.30am to 3.00pm.*Please note that you may need to attend some days in the half term breaks.

This bespoke programme enables you to fully incorporate the benefits of studying two separate NVQ qualifications on the one course.  Students will receive two separate qualifications on completion of the course.

Level 2 & 3 beauty courses for 6th form and 19+ are next available in September 2021. Enquire now ready for your interview.


All learners aged 16, 17 and 18 will receive full government funding for the level 3 course.

Any learner aged 16,17 and 18* will need to undertake 4 hours of work experience each week whilst on programme. Reynolds will support learners to find work experience placements.

For the level 3 qualification learners who are aged 19+ at the start of the course are eligible for either of the following options:

*If you are aged 18 on the 31st August but 19 on the start of your course, you will be required to undertake work experience

All learners are required to pay a non-refundable course contribution fee. This fee will include a tunic. Further information regarding amount payable will be given on the Open Days. Payments for this will be collected on your first day of attendance.

Level 2 19+ funding available* subject to availability.


You must not be on a government funded course already.

You must have been living in the UK or EU for 3 years or more.

Functional Skills

You may be required to undertake English and Maths Functional Skills level 1 and 2 if you do not already hold a GCSE at grade C or 4-9 and above.  As a government requirement, and an essential aspect of the level 2 Junior Beauty Therapist course, you will be required at the time of enrolment, to sit an initial assessment and diagnostic tests.  This allows Reynolds to gauge your level, acknowledge prior achievement and qualification(s) and identify any support that you may need.