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Beauty Therapist

Beauty Therapist

A Beauty Therapist (intermediate) is skilled in the most popular salon treatments offered including waxing, manicure/pedicure, eye treatments, facials and makeup.


The competition focuses on the role and tasks of a Beauty Therapist. This includes carrying out a range of therapy services which reflect both current and traditional beauty therapy treatments including facial treatments, make-up, manicure, pedicure, lash and brow treatments, health and safety and customer service. 

Ideally you are looking to demonstrate your skills to the highest level with a view to advance your skills and progress your career further as a Beauty Therapist Practitioner (advanced).

Entry criteria

  • This is an individual competition
  • There is no limit to the number of entries per organisation
  • Competitors must be familiar with the core competencies below and are enrolled in a programme of study working towards Beauty Therapy Level 2 in the last 12 months

How you can take part

  1. Register to enter this competition from 2 March to 2 April 2020.
  2. Registered Applicants will be invited to submit a photographic entry for an initial assessment in the Passive stage early Spring
  3. Shortlisted Competitors will be invited to a National Qualifier during Spring/ Summer 2020 
  4. WorldSkills UK quality assure the National Qualifier results and finalists will be notified by July 2020.
  5. Finalists will participate in the UK National Final at the NEC in November 2020 as part of WorldSkills UK LIVE.

Where you can take part

Venue Town/City Region Date
Forth Valley College Glasgow Scotland 12/06/2020
Trafford College Group, Altringham Campus Manchester North West 18/06/2020
Barnsley College  Barnsley Yorkshire and Humberside TBC 


Contact details

Rona Griffiths

Useful information

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Coleg Cambria is the competition organising partner for the Beauty Therapist competition.