• Hair, Beauty, Complementary Therapies and Make-Up

    Introduction to Beauty Skills

  • SCQF Level

    Level 4

  • Attendance/Duration

    Short full time, August to January

  • Start Date

    Aug 2024


In today's world, looking and feeling your best is essential for personal well-being. Beauty Therapy professionals play a crucial role in helping individuals achieve this. This course offers a great introduction to the beauty therapy field, providing you with the skills to make a positive impact in the industry.

Entry Requirements

To apply for this course, you'll need:

  • a genuine interest in beauty
  • four National 3s or equivalent qualifications at SCQF Level 3
  • be aged 16 or over (if you are under 16, with appropriate permissions, we’ll consider you for a place)

If you don’t have formal qualifications but have life experience, then we’ll also consider you for a place, so please do apply.

Course Content

During this course, you may study:

  • Facials: Learn basic facial routines, including cleansing, toning, and moisturising.
  • Intro to Eyebrows: Develop skills in eyebrow shaping and explore different eyebrow shapes.
  • Contemporary Make-Up: Gain expertise in basic and day makeup, along with corrective techniques like shading and highlighting.
  • Manicure: Learn professional manicure techniques and nail polishing.
  • Introduction to Creative Nails: Discover how to create basic nail art designs on hands and feet.

You'll may also have opportunities to:

  • learn in our commercial training salons
  • participate in competitions
  • listen to industry experts
  • volunteer for community events
  • assist in promotional events, like campus wellbeing days

Next Steps and Career Opportunities

Upon successful completion of this course, you may have the opportunity to:

  • progress to the January start of the Professional Beauty Techniques course
  • explore various career paths, including Salon Beauty Therapist, Spa Therapist, Self-employed Beauty Therapist/Salon Owner, Beauty Therapist on a cruise ship, Beauty Therapist Trainer/Educator, or Nail Technician

With additional qualifications, your career prospects can expand further.

Why Choose This Course?

By choosing the Introduction to Beauty Skills (Level 4) course, you'll acquire practical skills that can be applied in real-world scenarios. You'll gain skills in beauty therapy that will not only enhance your personal growth but also open doors to exciting career opportunities in a diverse and evolving industry. Join us on this journey to look and feel your best while making others feel the same. Apply today!

Places available



Start Date

Aug 2024

Places available



Start Date

Aug 2024

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