Focus Awards Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy (RQF)
(QRN – 601/6332/X)
The Focus Awards Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy (RQF) is aimed at those learners who have completed the level 2 qualification. The purpose of this qualification builds on the existing knowledge and understanding gained from the level 2 qualification, therefore enables learners to expand the scope of their technical skills for employment as a beauty therapist. They will learn how to plan prepare and deliver level 3 beauty treatments safely and correctly in accordance with health and safety regulations and legislation.
Learners must achieve 3 mandatory units totalling 17 credits. A minimum of 22 credits must be achieved from the remaining optional units to create a total credit value for this qualification of 39 credits.
Learner Entry Requirements
Learners should be competent in literacy and numeracy to help with elements of communication. This is at the discretion of the centre as they may decide to use diagnostic testing methods to ascertain how they can support learners. Learners should also have completed the level 2 beauty therapy qualification.
Learners wishing to progress from this qualification can undertake the following qualifications:
- Level 4 Certificate in Salon Management (RQF)
- Level 4 Diploma in Salon Management (RQF)
- Level 4 Certificate in Micropigmentation (RQF)
- Level 4 Diploma in Advanced Beauty Therapy (RQF)
- Level 3 Diploma in Permanent Hair Removal and Skin Rejuvenation (RQF)
- Level 4 Award in Skin Blemish Removal (RQF)
- Level 4 Certificate in Laser and Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Treatments (RQF)
Learners should be 16 (minimum) to undertake this qualification.
This qualification is available in England and Northern Ireland.
To view the Qualification Specification please click here.
|Unit Title||Unit Ref||Level||GLH||Credit|
|Provide Body Massage||D/601/3559||3||84||9|
|Promote and sell products and services to clients||J/601/5337||3||34||4|
|Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon||R/600/8780||3||29||4|
|Provide Massage using Pre blended Aromatherapy Oils||Y/601/3558||3||65||7|
|Apply Individual Permanent Lashes||D/601/3562||3||38||4|
|Intimate Waxing for Male Clients||R/601/3560||3||37||4|
|Provide electrical epilation||Y/601/4452||3||88||11|
|Apply stone therapy massage||H/601/4454||3||75||9|
|Provide Indian head massage||D/601/4095||3||49||6|
|Provide facial electrotherapy treatments||L/601/3962||3||104||11|
|Provide body electrotherapy treatments||K/601/3953||3||104||11|
|Client care and communication in
|Intimate Waxing for Female Clients||Y/601/3561||3||37||4|
|Provide UV tanning||Y/601/4466||3||20||2|
|Maintaining Personal Health and Well being||D/600/8779||3||60||7|
|Explore Technological Developments within the Hair Beauty and associated areas||F/601/3568||3||60||7|