Focus Awards Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy (RQF)

Focus Awards Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy (RQF)

QRN – 601/6332/X                                                          Fee £79


Qualification Overview

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 is to build on the existing knowledge and understanding gained from the Level 2 qualification, and 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.

Qualification Structure

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 must have previously achieve a Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy. Focus Awards does not set any other entry requirements, but additional criteria may be requested or specified by the centre.

Progression Routes

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

Age Ranges

Learners should be a minimum of 16 years old to undertake this qualification.

Geographical Coverage

This qualification has been accredited for use in England and Northern Ireland.

Qualification Specification

To view the Qualification Specification please click here.

Unit Title Unit Ref Level GLH Credit
Provide body massage


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


3         29 4
Provide massage using pre-blended aromatherapy oils Y/601/3558 3  65


Apply individual permanent lashes


3          38


Intimate waxing for male clients


3          37


Apply microdermabrasion


3          39


Provide self-tanning R/601/4465 3          25


Provide electrical epilation Y/601/4452 3          88           11
Apply stone therapy massage


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


3         104          11
Client care and communication in beauty-related industries


3          28           3
Intimate waxing for female clients Y/601/3561 3          37           4
Provide UV tanning Y/601/4466 3          20           2
Camouflage make-up D/601/4355 3          60           7
Maintaining personal health and wellbeing D/600/8779 3          60           7
Explore technological developments within the hair, beauty and associated areas F/601/3568 3          60           7


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