Beauty Therapy Massage Advanced Level 3

Apprenticeships are very popular programmes designed by employers that provide paid work-experience, training and qualifications to people aged 16 and above.

An Apprenticeship framework comprises:

  • A work-based qualification (QCF), assessed in the workplace, demonstrating competence and practical skills linked to the job
  • A technical certificate, achieved at College, showing the theoretical principles and knowledge relevant to the job and other qualifications valued by employers such as:
    • Functional skills, which show competency in English, maths or I.C.T applied to the workplace
    • Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
    • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS); they include creative thinking, independent enquiry, reflective learner, effective participator, self management and team working.

In the workplace, candidates complete a work-related qualification consisting of a combination of mandatory and optional units including:

  • Monitor procedures to safely control work operations
  • Contribute to the planning and implementation of promotional activities
  • Provide body massage
  • Provide Indian head massage
  • Massage using pre-blended oils
  • Provide stone therapy
  • Plan and provide air brush make up
  • Provide female intimate waxing
  • Provide self tanning services
  • Contribute to the financial effectiveness of the business

What are the entry requirements?

Applicants must be aged 16 or over. They must be employed in a business setting for a minimum of 30 hours a week (including work and College). Ideally applicants should have at least 4 GCSEs at grade C or above, including maths, English, ICT or science. All applicants will be individually interviewed and assessed.

What can I do if I complete this course?

After you have successfully completed this course and gained the relevant experience you could progress into a senior position within your work place.


12-16 months.


Please contact the Business Development Team for further details:

  • Tel: 0151 353 4444
  • Email:

Some courses are fully or partially funded, depending upon individual circumstances.

Last modified on Friday, 19 September 2014 09:29