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Level 3 Spa Therapy

Level 3 Spa Therapy

Level 3, Spa Therapy


This course is perfect for students looking to work in a spa setting. It is a very fast paced course designed for students who have the passion and ambition to excel within the industry. You will learn the very latest advanced treatments enabling you to work in the most exclusive areas of the Beauty and Spa Therapy industry. You will get experience by working in our College spa. You will also take part in regional and national competitions and take part in the Ragdale Hall competition to win an exclusive work experience opportunity.


There are two routes available for students wishing to study the Level 3 programme. The NVQ 3 Beauty Therapy route includes:

  • Massage
  • Facial and electrical body treatments
  • Electro-epilation and micro-dermabrasion
    The VRQ route includes: Facial and body electrical Micro-dermabrasion
  • Aromatherapy
  • Swedish body massage
  • Indian Head massage and hot stone therapy.
  • Business related units and health and safety are studied on both options.

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements are 4 GCSE at Grade C/4 or above or a relevant Level 2 qualification.


You will need to purchase a Beauty Therapy kit and uniform. Nails must be short, well-manicured and free of enamel and extension. Hair must be worn off the face and you must not wear any jewellery or have visible tattoos.

Mode of Study


Course Features

Level 3

Full Time





Courses are free for 16-18 who have not studied higher than GCSE's. Even if you have studied a different course at college or sixth form we may still be able to help. Speak to the admissions team for more information. There maybe free or reduced costs for adults, contact the admissions team to see if you are eligible.

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On successful completion of the course, you may go on to work in a variety of exclusive establishments including cruise liners, health farms, spas, 5* hotels etc.

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