• Level: 2

Focus Awards Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy (RQF)




Qualification Overview

The objective of the Focus Awards Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy (RQF) is to develop learners’ knowledge and skills and confirm their competence as beauty therapists.

The Focus Awards Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy (RQF) is aimed at those learners wishing to enter the beauty therapy sector, looking at all areas of this service industry.   



Qualification Structure

To achieve the qualification learners must achieve 50 credits.  41 credits form the 8 mandatory units and at least 9 credits from the Optional Group.



Learner Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification.



Progression Routes

Learners wishing to progress from this qualification can undertake the following qualification:

  • Focus Awards Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy.



Age Ranges

Entry is at the discretion of the centre; however, learners should be a minimum of 16 years old to undertake this qualification.



Geographical Coverage

This qualification is available in England and Northern Ireland.



Qualification Specification

To view the Qualification Specification please click here.

Unit Title Unit Ref Credit Level GLH
Provide pedicure treatments R/601/4448 5 2 48
Develop and maintain effectiveness at work M/617/3378 3 2 30
Ensure your own actions reduce risks to health and safety Y/600/9011 4 2 30
Provide facial skin care treatment T/617/3379 8 2 68
Enhance the appearance of eyebrows and eyelashes K/617/3380 5 2 45
Provide manicure treatments T/601/4569 5 2 48
Carry out waxing services L/617/3386 7 2 61
Apply make-up A/617/1018 5 2 41
Salon reception duties A/600/8773 3 2 24
Promote additional services or products to customers D/601/0936 6 2 40
Provide nail art L/601/4450 3 2 24
Instruction on make up application A/617/0998 5 2 34
Provide threading services Y/617/3388 4 2 39
Carry out ear piercing D/617/3389 2 2 20

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