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Permanent Lashes City & Guilds Level 3 Award

  • L3

This Level 3 course will provide you with essential skills and knowledge, as well as an industry-recognised City & Guilds professional qualification in Permanent Lashes. This is an industry recognised certificate that could lead to employment. The comprehensive training course will teach you how to apply, maintain and remove permanent lashes to a professional standard. The skills you will learn during the course can be added to other treatments so you can broaden the services you can offer your clients.

Entry requirements

To begin this course you must have: 

  • a good standard of English (we will conduct a BKSB test at interview) to allow for study and competence for the online examinations. 
  • City & Guilds Level 2 Award in Health and Safety for the Hair and Beauty (at an additional cost) or already hold a recognised qualification in Health & Safety (proof will be required).
  • Evidence of working at GCSE grade D (3) and above or
  • Level 2 or 3 qualifications

It is also desirable that you have good people skills that enhance working with clients. An existing lash & Brow qualification would be an advantage but not compulsory.

Course content

The course will cover a range of topics, including:

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Preparation of client including consultation methods & sensitivity testing
  • Health & safety requirements for lash application
  • Lash preparation, product selection, lash application, positioning & removal techniques
  • After-care requirements
  • Health and Safety in the salon (if not currently held)

Assessment methods

You will be assessed through practical assessments both formative and summative (graded) in the College salons, as well as theory exams via City & Guilds online assessments.


  • City and Guilds Level 3 Award in Apply Individual Permanent Lashes
  • City and Guilds Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Salon
Further study and career options

On successful completion of this course you could:

  • progress on to employment with a salon or clinic as a lash therapist or enhance current skills as a therapist, or
  • progress onto further qualifications within Beauty Therapy.
Additional information

To take part in this course you will be required to purchase a uniform and kit. Costs will be confirmed at interview.

Please note: You will also need to complete the City & Guilds Level 2 Award in Health and Safety for Hair and Beauty during your studies at a cost of £45, if you don't hold such a qualification.

Course Information & How to Apply

Unfortunately this course has been cancelled. Please ring 01234 291000 or email for alternatives.

LengthDay(s)Time(s)FeesLocationCourse Code
10 weeks Thu 6.00 pm - 9.00 pm £195 Brooks Hair & Beauty Salon J203 Course in progress


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Additional formats
Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on
01234 291000 to order your copy.
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