Focus Awards Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy (RQF)
(QRN – 601/6332/X)
Qualification OverviewThe 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 StructureLearners 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 RequirementsLearners 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.
Progression RoutesLearners wishing to progress from this qualification can undertake the following qualifications:
- Focus Awards Level 4 Diploma In Managing A Salon Business (RQF)
- Focus Awards Level 4 Certificate In Micropigmentation (RQF)
- Focus Awards Level 4 Diploma In Advanced Skin Science And Clinical Aesthetic Procedures (RQF)
- Focus Awards Level 4 Certificate In Enhancing Eyebrows With Microblading Techniques (RQF)
- Focus Awards Level 4 Certificate In Thermolysis And Cryotherapy For Blemish Removal Treatments (RQF)
- Focus Awards Level 4 Certificate In Laser And Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Treatments (RQF)
Age RangesLearners should be a minimum of 16 years old to undertake this qualification.
Geographical CoverageThis qualification has been accredited for use in England and Northern Ireland.
Qualification SpecificationTo 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 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 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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