Course Levels

Introductory levels to HNCs and HNDs

Campus Locations

Dunfermline, Kirkcaldy, Levenmouth

Study Options

Full-time, Part-time, Evening Classes

Applications Open

Start studying in August 2024

Why Choose Hair, Beauty and Make-Up Artistry?

Whether you dream of being a stylist, working in a spa or running your own salon, we have the course for you. Hugely popular and well-renowned for our first-class teaching and facilities, you can take your first step into the hair, beauty and make up industry with one of our courses.

Our courses are taught by fully qualified, highly creative staff who have a wealth of professional and teaching experience. Whether you choose hairdressing, barbering, beauty therapy or make up artistry, we work with a real-life business focus. You will learn the central skills of working in the industry, such as delivering a high standard of customer service, as well as practical skills and knowledge of different treatments.


What kind of job could I do?

Salon Manager

Film and Fashion Make-Up Artist

Nail Technician

Beauty Therapist

Self-Employed Hairdresser

Hair Stylist

Cosmetic Counter Assistant

Health Club Spa Manager

Session Stylist

…and many more

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Our Hair, Beauty and Make-up Artistry Courses

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We offer courses in the following subjects:



Complementary Therapies


Make-Up Artistry

Nail Services

Beauty Evening Courses

Interested in beauty evening courses?

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What Happens after I Apply?

There are four possible outcomes from your interview:

(For courses where an interview is not required, you may be asked for additional information e.g. a portfolio, before a decision is made.)

1. Unconditional offer: you have met all the entry requirements and your place is guaranteed.

2. Conditional offer: your place is secured pending meeting the entry requirements.


3. You may be added to a waiting list: you have met all entry requirements; however, the course is full.

If any spaces become available, you will be contacted nearer the course start date.

4. Unsuccessful: speak to our Guidance Team.
       They may be able to help you find another suitable course.

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"I would highly recommend Fife College. It’s a great way of getting into the industry." Studying our Barbering course helped David achieve his dreams goals in his dream career!

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Discover our Cost Of Living Solutions Today!

With the cost of living crisis set to rise higher and higher, we have put in place a number of measures to help support our students during their studies at Fife College through these hard times:

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