Beauty Therapy Multi Skills (NQ) @ SCQF Level 4


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.





Entry Requirements

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

Once we have received your application you will be asked to attend an informal information and interview session. This may be virtual either through TEAMS or by phone but remember to tell us all about yourself in your personal statement!

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.

Course Content

What you will study:


Facial Skincare

Beauty Practical Skills

Make Up Artistry Practical Skills

Prepare and Assist in a Workplace Environment

Massage Techniques

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

Career Prospects

With further study and/or training there may be a range of self-employment

opportunities and career options within the sector, for example:


Beauty Therapist

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

Selling Points

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