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Facial & Skincare

Course Overview

Facial, Massage and Skincare; this qualification has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills in how to provide facial skincare. This is an intensive two day course to build your knowledge and practical skills in facial routines, massage, steam, extraction and client advising in products. This course is also available as a VTCT qualification and forms part of the full Level 2 Beauty Therapy Diploma.


  • Consultation
  • Preparation of client and salon environment
  • Skin types & analysis
  • Facial routine; cleansing, toning, moisturising, steam & extraction, mask application
  • Facial massage
  • Aftercare


Theory is completed online through The Guild modules:

  • Consultation
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Contra-indications and Contra-actions
  • Skin Conditions, Skin Types & Product Selection
  • Facial Techniques, Cleanse, Tone, Steam & Extract, Massage, Mask, Moisturise & Eye Care
  • Treatment Adaptations & Aftercare

Additional theory is covered in the practical sessions


  • Up to 2 days and home study, followed by a practical assessment at a later date
  • This is a very intensive course and requires commitment and dedication

Assessment requirements:

  • Full attendance to practical sessions, home study/practice
  • Practical assessment at a later date

Pre-requisites to course:

  • None required

Training and assessment fees:

  • The Guild – Facial, Massage & Skincare Award £250, plus Guild membership fee
  • Leisure Course (no certification) £175

*A non-refundable deposit of £100 is required

Beauty kit:

  • No facial kit is required for the training course
  • You are not required to purchase a facial kit prior to training, you will be advised on various brands for Facial products over the duration of your course, as each Therapist will want to research and choose their own brand to stock and retail. All products will be provided on the training day for students to use
  • It is highly recommended you get a beauty couch for your practice at home

If you wish to book please do so through the Book a Course form, we will then contact you to make sure you are on the right course and you can then make payment.

If you wish to have an informal chat prior to booking please either complete the contact form, send an email or call Billie on 01225 680245. If we are unable to take your call, please leave a message and we will call you back as soon as possible.