Waxing Course ITEC Level 2 Certificate

Aims and objectives

The main aim of the ITEC Level 2 Certificate in Waxing is to enable learners to gain the necessary practical and theoretical skills in order to provide waxing treatments to the general public and to gain employment in the beauty therapy industry. This qualification is suitable for learners aged 16 and over and is designed to provide occupational competence at level 2. It also provides a sound platform into further training at level 3.

This qualification is for learners who want to work within the beauty industry. The qualification consists of 1 mandatory unit with a total of 50 hours of Guided Learning (GL) to achieve the full qualification.

The main skills the learner will perform are:

  • Waxing – to include removal of hair using hot and cool wax methods
  • Health and safety
  • Client care and communication
  • Knowledge and understanding required to perform the waxing.
  • Anatomy and physiology of the skin and hair
  • Common diseases and disorders that may affect when a client should or should not receive treatment
  • Opportunities for learners to focus on the development of their wider skills in a waxing setting,
  • Communicating with clients, working with others and problem solving
  • Opportunities for learners to develop a range of skills, techniques, personal qualities and attitudes essential for successful performance in employment as a waxing specialist
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Course price

All interested persons for this Facial Skincare course is requested to contact the ICCA Academy either by telephone or via email to receive details on the costs and priceing. Enrolment Form

Marking Criteria

Once all aspects of the mandatory units have been completed,

Learners will be expected to complete an Internal Practical Assessment. This will be undertaken by the internal assessor using the internal assessment forms.

These will then be must be handed to the ITEC external examiner on the day of the final external practical examination

What will I be examined on

Learners will be examined on 

  • Waxing – to include removal of hair using hot and cool wax methods
  • Health and safety
  • Client care and communication
  • Knowledge and understanding required to perform the waxing.
  • Anatomy and physiology of the skin and hair
  • Common diseases and disorders that may affect when a client should or should not receive treatment
  • Opportunities for learners to focus on the development of their wider skills in a waxing setting,
  • Communicating with clients, working with others and problem solving
  • Opportunities for learners to develop a range of skills, techniques, personal qualities and attitudes essential for successful performance in employment as a waxing specialist
Opportunities for employment

There are opportunities for a facial skincare therapist to find employment in a variety of areas:

• Beauty salons
• Hotels
• Health clubs
• Spas
• Cruise liners
• Own business

Course instructors expertise

The course tutors who will be teaching this course are seasoned beauty therapists who have both over a decade of working experience each in the beauty industry.

  • Cynthia has been a qualified beauty therapist for over 35 years and currently has enterprises both in the United Kingdom and the Caribbean.  She was one of the first, if not the first tutor of Laser and light treatments in the United Kingdom.  Her expertise in the Beauty industry is second to none and she is a great trainer in her field.
  • Joyce is also a seasoned and qualified cosmotologist who has worked aboard cruise ships and currently has her own salon in St Lucia.