This course, delivered in both Dunfermline and Kirkcaldy, is a progression from NVQ Diploma: Beauty Therapy VTCT Level 2 and will provide the necessary practical and theoretical knowledge in order for you to gain employment in the beauty industry as a massage therapist.

This course has a high level of practical salon activity and your timetable may include twilight/evening sessions. Timetables will be issued prior to the courses commencing where possible.

  • One year full-time
  • Body massage
  • Massage using pre-blended aromatherapy oils
  • Facial electrical treatments
  • Indian head massage
  • Stone therapy massage
  • Planning and implementation of promotional activities
  • Monitor procedures to safely control work operations
  • 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
  • Qualifications in Beauty Therapy at SCQF Level 5
  • HND: Beauty Therapy SCQF Level 8
  • Employment within beauty salons

  • Spas

  • Hotels

  • Health clubs/farms

  • Cruise liners

  • You may be required to purchase a uniform and text books – approx. £80
  • You may also be required to purchase a kit – approx. £15. Where you have recently completed NVQ Diploma: Beauty Therapy VTCT Level 2, your existing kit will be appropriate but may require some additional items at minimal cost
  • 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