VTCT Level 2 Facial Massage
& Skincare

The VTCT Level 2 Award in Facial Massage and Skin Care is a qualification that has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills in how to provide facial massage and skin care. 

Underpinning this qualification you will develop a sound knowledge of health and safety practices in a salon environment and how to promote client care and communications in beauty related industries. You will also develop an underpinning knowledge and understanding of the practical skills learned throughout this qualification.  

The purpose of this qualification is to develop your skills in beauty therapy to a high level of occupational ability, to enable you to perform your own salon services.

The modules covered in this course are:

  • Theory of the Skin
  •  Carrying out an in depth Skin Analysis
  • Cleansing, Toning & Moisturising
  • Steaming, Extraction and Full Face, Neck and Chest Massage routine
  • Selecting, Mixing and Applying Skin Care Products and Face Masks
  • Client Consultation Techniques 

What is VTCT? 

VTCT is officially recognised by Ofqual – Recognition Number: RN5198. Ofqual are the UK Office reporting directly to the UK Parliament for qualifications and regulation. 

What are the entry requirements? 

You must be 18 or over to enrol on this course. Learners who wish to undertake this qualification must also achieve the VTCT (ITEC) Level 2 Award in Infection Prevention (COVID-19) for Beauty Therapy and Nail Services qualification or a regulated equivalent.

What is the course duration? 

You will need to attend the academy for 3 practical days and complete home study assignments. Home study can be done in your own time, at your own pace. We recommend a minimum of 3 weeks dedicated home study. 

When can I start? 

Immediately! You can get started with your home study right away. Available practical start dates are shown below. 

Do you provide models?

Yes, we will provide all your models for you to carry out your practical treatments on, as well as require you to work on each other in your learner group.


Home study assignments can be submitted by email to the academy directly for marking and feedback will be given. Practical assessments will require you to complete a range of treatments which will be covered during your sessions at the academy. You will also be required to sit a multiple choice paper exam. Exam days are held regularly throughout the year, please ask your tutor for dates. 

On the rare occasion, VTCT may send an external verifier to supervise you doing a practical treatment, students may be hand picked at random to return for this.

Payment options? 

You can pay in full via bank transfer or a secure Worldpay link. Alternatively you can pay in instalments through booking online with Klarna, or please contact us to arrange direct payment in instalments.   

How much is it? 

£799 This includes all fees. 

Where are you based? 

We have training academies in both London and Manchester.

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