This course will provide you with the basic knowledge, understanding and, skills to work competently as a beauty therapist or to progress to further study.

Your timetable may include twilight/evening sessions. Timetables will be issued prior to the courses commencing where possible.

  • One year full-time
  • Facial skin care
  • Enhance the appearance of eyebrows and eyelashes
  • Waxing services
  • Manicure services
  • Pedicure services
  • Develop and maintain effectiveness at work
  • Promote services or products to customers
  • Health and safety
  • Make-up services
  • Salon reception duties
  • Health and safety
  • Essential Skills for employment will be developed and certificated on this course
  • You must be a minimum of 16 years of age at the start of your course
  • You must have manual dexterity, interpersonal skills, and a good understanding of the beauty industry

PLUS one of the following:

  • A qualification in Beauty Therapy at SCQF Level 4
  • Three National 4s including English and one science based subject
  • Mature applicants will be considered depending on relevant experience
  • NVQ Diploma: Beauty Therapy Massage VTCT Level 3
  • National Certificate: Make-up Artistry SCQF Level 6
  • Employment within beauty salons
  • Make-up consultant
  • Cosmetic retailer
  • You may be required to take part in an informal conversation as part of the application process. This group/individual conversation may be an information session, a portfolio discussion, or a skills based exercise
  • Personal statement with application form is essential