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  • Start date:   August 2021
  • Level of Qualification:   SCQF Level 5


This course is aimed at those interested in a career in the beauty industry. It introduces beauty therapy careers, and prepares for progression on to SVQ Level 3 Beauty Therapy 

  • What the course includes

    The course covers the knowledge and skills needed for beauty therapy and the make-up industry. These include: 

    • Manicure 
    • Facials 
    • Waxing 
    • Pedicure  
    • Lash and Brow treatments  

Why choose this course

You will learn from guest speakers and additional courses to keep you up to date with current trends.

Entry Requirements

  • At least two National 4s including English 
  • You must be 16 years or over before the 30th of August 2021 

We welcome applications from mature returners, including those who lack formal qualifications or who wish to change career direction. 

If English is not your first language, ESOL Level 5 is an entry requirement for this course.

  • Where it leads

    Education: SVQ Level 3 Beauty Therapy

    Employment: Assistant in a salon, retail assistant within the beauty therapy industry

Interview arrangements

If you are selected for interview, we will send you an interview date by email.

You should plan to be in college for about three hours. 

Fees, Finance and Funding

There may be help available to assist with your study related costs. Impartial, confidential help and advice on financial matters is available from the Student Funding Team - including Bursaries, Educational Maintenance Allowance (EMA), Student Awards Agency for Scotland, Student Loans Company and student support funds. Click here to find out more

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Take that next step in your career and apply for this course today. If the course is not yet open for applications, register your interest or feel free to ask any questions by clicking make an enquiry.