This is a VTCT (Vocational Training and Charitable Trust) level 2 course which will run over 2 full days and a return day for exam and assessments.

The VTCT Level 2 Award in Thermal Auricular Therapy (QCF) is a specialist qualification that has been specifically designed to help develop your basic knowledge, practical skills and competencies in; how to provide ear candling treatments on clients. Underpinning this qualification you will develop your interest and aspiration to work in the beauty industry. You will also develop an underpinning knowledge and understanding of the practical skills learned throughout this qualification.

Units in this qualification have been mapped to the relevant NOS (where applicable). This qualification is accredited on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF). This qualification is approved and supported by the Hairdressing and Beauty Industry Authority (HABIA), the standard setting body for hair, beauty, nails and spa qualifications.


There are no formal pre-requisites that you need for this course although a qualification in anatomy & physiology is recommended and can be done prior to or alongside this qualification

Course Content

This is a vocational qualification and includes all the required elements to work effectively to give an auricular therapy thermal treatment. The mandatory units are:

  • UV20483 - Follow health and safety practice in the salon
  • UV20453 - Client care and communication in beauty related industries
  • UV20443 - Provide thermal auricular therapy

Case Studies and exams

You will need to complete case studies and a multiple choice exam paper.

The purpose of this qualification is to develop your skills to a high level of occupational ability to enable you to perform your own salon services and gain insurance with your certificate.


Course costs is £259 including assessment fee's.Comprehensive training materials provided and full tutor support throughout the course. Small groups for one to one tuition.