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Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Spa Therapy

This Programme is designed for those who want to be employed in the International Spa and Beauty Industry.
Level 3

Course Overview

NVQ Level 3 Spa Therapy will give you the opportunity to gain a broader knowledge of Beauty Therapy and Spa Therapy treatments. This will enable you to have a better career choice. This is a very intensive programme and requires commitment and home study to enable you to successfully complete the programme in one year.


Modules may include:



  • Monitor clients and the operation of sauna, steam and hydrotherapy treatments
  • Provide body wrapping and flotation treatments
  • Provide body massage treatments
  • Provide stone therapy treatments
  • Promote additional services or products to customers
  • Monitor procedures to safely control work operations
  • Provide Indian Head Massage
  • Provide Facial Electrical Treatments

Optional: (your tutor will inform you of the optional units to be completed)

  • Carry out massage using pre-blended aromatherapy oils
  • Contribute to the financial effectiveness of the business
  • Contribute to the planning and implementation of promotional activities
You will work towards a Personal Development qualification and will be involved in a range of activities, designed to improve employability.



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Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Spa Therapy





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Ideal If:

You wish to work in a Day Spa, Health Spa, Cruise Ship or Beauty Salon. Airlines, Spa Resort or own your own business.

You'll Learn:

How to provide body wrapping and flotation treatments, body massage, stone therapy, Indian head massage and facial electrics. Product and service promotion in the salons to be able to survive in this competitive Industry. Specialist skills delivered by external companies such as Dermalogica, spa companies.

You'll Love:

Getting experience in the College’s Beauty Salon, De Courcey, with the latest equipment including the Amentio Flotation bed and Vichy Show facility and working with the public.

The visits to the Galgorm Spa Resort and the Professional Beauty show in Dublin and Belfast, the seaweed baths, and hydro-ease flotation.

To be able to avail of additional in-house enhancement courses to make you more employable in particular be part of SERC's collaboration programme with Hastings Group (Slieve Donard).

You'll Progress:

Successful completion of this programme will enable you to apply to employment or to further study on our Holistic courses.

You'll Need:

NVQ Level 2 Beauty Therapy or equivalent and successful outcome at skills test and interview.

This full-time course will be timetabled over 21 hours per week ie - 15 hours of vocational classes, 2 hours per week employability training and 4 hours per week Essential skills English and Maths.

Full time students who do not have at least a grade C in Maths, English and ICT will be required to complete Essential Skills in Literacy, Numeracy and ICT. 

Students will be required to provide their own materials and equipment eg kit and uniform. There will be an extra cost for these which will be discussed with you by the tutor.  

Completion of the VTCT COVID Infection Prevention qualification is mandatory in the first month of your course.

Due to current industry guidelines all students when working within the Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy salons in college must wear a mask and a visor. 

Terms & Conditions

Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

While we endeavour to run all our courses on the advertised day, SERC reserves the right to change the day of week on which the course runs.

In addition to the above Terms & Conditions students must also adhere to the following:

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