Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Beauty Technician with Official Certification

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28 Hours
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Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Beauty Technician with Official Certification

This course is endorsed under ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.

The Advanced Diploma in Beauty Technician – Level 3 is the perfect course for individuals who are passionate about the beauty industry. If you want to have a career in the beauty industry, you need the necessary skills to succeed in your job role. Advance your knowledge and skills academically and with hands-on experience and enjoy a highly demanding and lucrative career.

The Advanced Diploma in Beauty Technician – Level 3 course provides an overview of the beauty industry and its best kept secrets. It is an industry that is constantly evolving with learners gaining the latest skills and techniques through this course. The course covers key features such as effective makeup tools, style hair, eyelash extensions and how to give a manicure.

The Advanced Diploma in Beauty Technician – Level 3 course will give learners an understanding of how to establish your own beauty career business within the industry. You can become your own boss and run your beauty therapy business just the way you desire it.

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Global Edulink has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by Global Edulink to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales


Endorsed by ABC Awards

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What is covered in this course?

  • Gain a clear understanding of the job role of beauty technician and practical skills of what it takes to work in the beauty industry.
  • Learn about various beauty treatments.
  • Learn how to set-up your own beauty therapist business.
  • Learn how to style hair and treat hair.
  • Provide excellent customer service.
  • Gaining a qualification as a beauty technician will enable individuals to continue to progress in their career in the beauty industry.

Course Curriculum (Type Of Course Material: Text)

Module 01: Several types of skin

1.1 Skin Types

1.2 Introduction

1.3 Normal Skin

1.4 Mixed / Combination Skin

1.5 Dry Skin

1.6 Oily Skin

1.7 Sensitive Skin

1.8 What is your skin type?

Module 02: Correction techniques

2.1 Corrections

2.2 Introduction

2.3 Light and dark shade correction techniques for different face shapes

2.4 Round face

2.5 Elongated face

2.6 Square face

2.7 Rectangular face

2.8 Triangular face

Module 03: Make up tools

3.1 Tools

3.2 Introduction

3.3 Brushes with natural hair or synthetic

3.4 Different types of brushes

Module 04: Foundation

4.1 Foundations and Corrections

4.2 Introduction

4.3 Types of textures

Module 05: Choosing the color

5.1 Color

5.2 Introduction

5.3 Eye color

5.4 Shades in skin type

5.5 Hair tones

Module 06: Eye Make up

6.1 Introduction

6.2 Applying eye makeup 1

6.3 Applying Eye Make up 2

Module 07: Eyebrows

7.1 Make Up for Eyebrows

7.2 Introduction

7.3 Eyebrows in general

7.4 Corrections for Eyebrows

Module 08: Lips

8.1 Lip Make Up

8.2 Introduction

8.3 Types of Lip Products

8.4 Lip types

Module 09: Make up

9.1 Types of Make Up

9.2 Introduction

9.3 Make up for daytime

9.4 Make up for afternoon

9.5 Make for night time or parties

9.6 Smoky eyes

9.7 Nude make up

9.8 Bridal Makeup

9.10 Make up for the groom

Module 10: Eyelash extensions

10.1 False eyelashes and eyelash extensions

10.2 Introduction

10.3 Types of false eyelashes

10.4 Practical use of false eyelashes

10.5 Attaching false eyelashes

10.6 Removing false eyelashes

10.7 Introduction to eyelash extensions

10.8 Kit needed for eyelash extensions

10.9 Attaching extensions, step by step

10.10 Customer Tips

10.11 Maintenance sessions

Module 11: Wearing makeup.

11.1 Make up for different ages

11.2 Introduction

11.3 Women in their 20s

11.4 Women in their 30s

11.5 Women in their 40s

11.6 Women in their 50s

11.7 Women over 60 years

11.8 Make up mistakes that can be ageing

Module 12: Skin care

12.1 Health and safety

12.2 Introduction

12.3 Cleaning and Hygiene

12.4 Make Provision

12.5 Good working practices; prevention of infection and contagion

Module 13: Makeup kits

13.1 Creating your make up kit

13.2 Introduction

13.3 Personal make up kit

13.4 The Basic Professional Kit

13.5 Complete Professional Kit

Module 14: Care for hands

14.1 General care of hands

14.2 Skin types

14.3 Creams and suitable products

14.4 Hand exercises

14.5 Nail disorders

Module 15: Good manicure

15.1 Manicure

15.2 The steps to a good manicure

15.3 Hand massage

Module 16: A good pedicure.

16.1 Pedicure

16.2 Steps to a good pedicure.

Module 17: Nail styles

17.1 Nail art techniques

17.2 drawings

17.3 French manicure

17.4 glitter

17.5 Examples of decoration

17.6 Products on the market

Module 18: Getting nails done


18.2 Gel Nails

18.2.1 Brief history of gel nails

18.2.2 What are gel nails?

18.2.3 What materials do I need?

18.2.4 What shape to give Gel nails?

18.3 Step by step instructions for sculpted gel nails with French manicure:

18.4 Maintaining and filling:

18.5 Shellac Style Nails

18.5.1 What is Shellac?

18.5.2 Advantages of permanent or semi-permanent polish:

18.5.3 Product Composition:

18.5.4 To which customers should you recommend this service?

18.5.5 What materials do I need?

18.6 Steps for applying Shellac

Module 19: Hair

19.1 A close look at hair

19.2 The structure of hair

19.3 The scalp

19.4 A History of Hair

19.5 Different hair types

Module 20: Treating hair

20.1 How to treat hair

20.2 Products

20.3 Hair and scalp analysis

20.4 Avoiding mistakes & damage

Module 21: Hair color

21.1 Hair color and hair shape

21.2 Which shades enhance which skin types & which colors don‘t work

21.3 Which shape/style of hair suits which face shape

Module 22: Maintaining hair

22.1 How to wash hair professionally

22.2 The benefits of scalp massage

22.3 Why use a conditioner?

22.4 Expert tips for dealing with problems

22.5 How to professionally wash hair

Module 23: Makeup tools

23.1 Tools

23.2 Different types of tools, their functions and how best to use them

Module 24: Styling techniques

24.1 Styling

24.2 Adding volume

24.3 Creating curls with rollers

24.4 Enhancing curls with a diffuser

24.5 Hair straightening

24.6 Sculpting hair with finger technique and wax

Module 25: Men’s hair

25.1 Men's hair

25.2 Applying Gel

25.3 Applying Wax

Module 26: Up styling

26.1 What is Up Styling?

26.2 Brief history of up styles

26.3 Essential tools for up styling

26.4 Preparation for up styling and sectioning.

26.5 Choosing an up style

26.6 Techniques for creating up styles

26.7 Fillers and Hairpieces

26.8 Up styles step by step

Module 27: Hair extensions

27.1 Extensions

27.2 Practical application of extensions:

27.3 Removable or Clip Extensions:

27.4 Keratin Extensions

27.5 Micro ring Extensions

Module 28: Special hair styles

28.1 Hairstyles

28.2 Short pixie cut

28.3 Short structured style

28.4 Androgynous style

28.5 Shoulder length hair, no fringe

28.6 Round bob with feathery contours and side parting

28.7 Long hair, layered or without layers

Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course. The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

Method of Assessment

At the end of the Advanced Diploma in Beauty Technician – Level 3 you will be evaluated through written assignments. In order to complete this programme successfully and gain your professional qualification, all students are required to complete a series of assignments. The completed assignments must be submitted via the online portal. Your instructor will review and evaluate your work and provide your feedback based on how well you have completed your assignments.


At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Course Code: QLS-03762

Accredited Body (Accreditation)

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

What's special about us

  • No Hidden Fees
  • Efficient and effective customer service for all your queries
  • Endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme
  • Get a 30% discount when you pay the full amount at once. This includes the course fee, assessment fee and certificate fee.

Who is this course for?

  • Beauty Technicians and Beauty Therapists
  • Individuals wanting to establish their own beauty therapy business
  • Anyone who wants to learn about what it takes to become a beauty technician


  • Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
  • A recognised qualification at level 2 or above in any discipline.

Career path

  • Beautician
  • Beauty Therapist
  • Beauty Advisor
  • Beauty Technician

Others jobs you can get

  • Beauty Consultant
  • Beauty Therapist Business

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What does study method mean?

Study method describes the format in which the course will be delivered. At courses are delivered in a number of ways, including online courses, where the course content can be accessed online remotely, and classroom courses, where courses are delivered in person at a classroom venue.

What are CPD hours/points?

CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development. If you work in certain professions or for certain companies, your employer may require you to complete a number of CPD hours or points, per year. You can find a range of CPD courses on, many of which can be completed online.

What is a ‘regulated qualification’?

A regulated qualification is delivered by a learning institution which is regulated by a government body. In England, the government body which regulates courses is Ofqual. Ofqual regulated qualifications sit on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), which can help students understand how different qualifications in different fields compare to each other. The framework also helps students to understand what qualifications they need to progress towards a higher learning goal, such as a university degree or equivalent higher education award.

What is an ‘endorsed’ course?

An endorsed course is a skills based course which has been checked over and approved by an independent awarding body. Endorsed courses are not regulated so do not result in a qualification - however, the student can usually purchase a certificate showing the awarding body’s logo if they wish. Certain awarding bodies - such as ABC Awards and TQUK - have developed endorsement schemes as a way to help students select the best skills based courses for them.


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