Focus Awards Level 3 Diploma in Combined Beauty Therapy Skills (RQF)
(QRN – 603/5093/3)
The Focus Awards Level 3 Diploma in Combined Beauty Therapy Skills (RQF) is a combination of both Level 2 and Level 3 qualifications in the beauty therapy industry. The qualification is aimed at those learners who wish to gain knowledge and skills relating to beauty therapy at Level 3 without existing prior knowledge.
The Level 3 Diploma in Combined Beauty Therapy Skills (RQF) is aimed to develop learners’ knowledge and skills, and confirm their competence, as beauty therapists. Learners will expand their scope of technical skills for employment as a beauty therapist, whilst learning how to plan, prepare, and deliver Level 3 beauty treatments safely and correctly, in accordance with health and safety regulations and legislation.
To successfully achieve this qualification learners must gain a total of 84 Credits. 59 Credit from the mandatory units and 25 credits from the optional. 20 credits within the optional units must be at level 3.
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 wishing to progress from this qualification can undertake the following qualifications:
- Level 4 Certificate in Salon Management (QCF)
- Level 4 Diploma in Salon Management (QCF)
- Level 4 Certificate in Micro pigmentation (QCF)
- Level 4 Diploma in Advanced Beauty Therapy (QCF)
- Level 3 Diploma in Permanent Hair Removal and Skin Rejuvenation (QCF)
- Level 4 Award in Skin Blemish Removal (QCF)
- Level 4 Certificate in Laser and Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Treatments (QCF)
Learners should be a minimum of 16 years old to undertake this qualification.
This qualification is available in England.
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 pedicure treatments||R/601/4448||2||48||5|
|Develop and maintain effectiveness at work||M/617/3378||2||30||3|
|Ensure your own actions reduce risks to health and safety||Y/600/9011||2||30||4|
|Provide facial skin care treatment||T/617/3379||2||68||8|
|Enhance the appearance of eyebrows and eyelashes||K/617/3380||2||45||5|
|Provide manicure treatments||T/601/4569||2||48||5|
|Carry out waxing services||L/617/3386||2||61||7|
|Salon reception duties||A/600/8773||2||24||3|
|Promote additional services or products to customers||D/601/0936||2||40||6|
|Provide nail art||L/601/4450||2||24||3|
|Instruction on make-up application||A/617/0998||2||34||5|
|Provide threading services||Y/617/3388||2||39||4|
|Carry out ear piercing||D/617/3389||2||20||2|
|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 beauty-related industries||T/601/4457||3||28||3|
|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|