• Personal and Vocational Skills (Hairdressing, Beauty and Make-up) - Limited Availability

  • SCQF Level

    Level 4

  • Attendance/Duration

    Full time

  • Start Date

    From 18 Aug 2017

Start Here

We're looking for you to have Four National 3s or four relevant Standard Grades at foundation Level or a pass in a relevant course at SCQF Level 3 or equivalent or completed the August Start Level 4 Personal and vocational skills Hair, Beauty & Make-up. A place on the course is subject to an interview process and dexterity/skills test. Current students who are interested in progressing onto the January start course will be internally interviewed. Students without any formal qualifications and a demonstrable interest in the subject area will also be considered for entry.

Industry authority guidelines, in-line with health and safety regulations do not allow minors to perform various aspects of this course, therefore all applicants must be aged 16 or over. Exceptions may be made and will be discussed at interview

What's Involved

When we look good we feel good and our personal well-being is vital to good health. Hair, Beauty and Make-up professionals help us to look and feel our best. This course gives valuable grounding and qualifications that develop your self-confidence, employability and core skills to enable you to make informed choices about further study/career choices. To take the first steps into this exciting career path you need to be caring, artistic, creative, committed, hard -working, self- motivated, self-disciplined, a team player and enjoy working with people.

Subjects may include:

  • Personal Development: Self Awareness
  • Personal Development: Practical Abilities
  • Beauty - Practical Skills
  • Hairdressing Employability
  • Hairdressing Creativity
  • Information Communication and Technology
  • Self Tanning application
  • Creative nail finishes to hand and foot
  • Total imagery for hair & beauty
  • Hairdressing introduction to Colour process

Go Anywhere

If you successfully complete this course, here are some of the courses you can move on to. :

Ayrshire College

  • NC Level 5 Hair or Barbering
  • NC Level 5 Beauty & Makeup
  • Level 5 Creative Stylist; Hair and Make-up
  • SVQ 2 Nails or qa wide range of relevant vocational courses SCQF Level 5 or employment

Possible Careers you can explore:

  • Salon Stylist
  • Session Stylist
  • Self- employed Stylist
  • Colour Technician
  • Hair stylist aboard a Cruise Ships
  • Hair stylist in TV , film and Theatre
  • Hairdressing Trainer /Educator
  • Retail Accounts Manager
  • Salon Beauty Therapist
  • Spa Therapist
  • Self- employed Beauty Therapist/Salon Owner
  • Beauty therapist aboard a Cruise Ships
  • Beauty therapist Trainer /Educator
  • Retail Accounts Manager
  • Nail Technician
  • Complementary Therapist
  • Retail Make-up Consultant with a high street make-up cosmetic brand
  • Editorial Make-up Artist; Freelance Make-up Artist; Salon work for bridal/prom/hairstylist makeovers; Specialist Makeup Artist for Film and TV