This new course gives you a great introduction to beauty therapy, you’ll also be encouraged
to gain valuable work experience through helping with community and college events.
When we look good, we feel good and as we know, our personal well-being is vital to good
health. Beauty Therapy professionals play an important role in this by helping us to look and
feel our best. They also get to be part of a diverse and ever evolving industry, which is both
rewarding and challenging to work in.
You must be 16 years or over before the course start date
Three Intermediate 1s at Grade C and above (including English)
Three National 4s (including English)
If you don't have formal qualifications but have relevant life and/or work experience, your application will still be considered.
Additional Entry Requirements
Information and Interview Session Requirements
This is a key aspect of the application process. You must confirm your attendance should you be offered an appointment.
During the information and interview session, we will ensure the entry requirements and your aspirations and career plan are appropriate for the course and the level of course you have applied for. It is therefore important that you prepare well for this.
What you will study:
Beauty Practical Skills
Make Up Artistry Practical Skills
Prepare and Assist in a Workplace Environment
Salon Skills: The Essentials
The units you study may be subject to change.
The course utilises a variety of assessment methods, including practical observation,
case study compilation, research projects and closed book theory papers.
This qualification could lead to employment within the Hairdressing and Beauty sector but is seen as progression to further training within the chosen subject area.
Explore your future career options. With additional qualifications this could include: Salon Beauty Therapist Spa Therapist Self-employed Beauty Therapist/Salon Owner, Beauty Therapist on board a cruise ship, Beauty Therapist Trainer/Educator or Nail Technician
With further study and/or training there may be a range of self-employment
opportunities and career options within the sector, for example:
Lecturer in Further Education
Trainer in Private Centre
Beauty Therapist on cruise ships
Beauty Therapist within large hotel groups
Beauty Therapist within a Beauty Salon
Additional funding information
You may be eligible for Bursary or EMA (Education Maintenance Allowance) funding
for this course. Please contact a member of the funding team for details
The course gives you a great introduction to skin and body care, including treatments
for hands and feet. You’ll also be encouraged to gain valuable work experience
through helping with community and college events. It is structured to enable you to
develop generic transferrable skills and recognises existing skills and competency
allowing you to take charge of your own learning and development to allow