Hair, Beauty, Complementary Therapies and Make-Up
Introduction to Hair, Beauty and Make-Up Skills (Level 4)
Comparable to Level 4
Short Full time, 18 hrs per week
Hair, Beauty and Make-up professionals play an important role in our health and wellbeing by helping us to look and feel at our best. It’s an exciting industry to work in and to be successful you need to be caring, creative, hard-working, a team player and enjoy working with people.
If you’re interested in a career in hairdressing, beauty or make-up, but haven’t yet decided which path to take, this course is a great place to start.
For entry to this course you'll need:
If you don't have formal qualifications, we may consider you for a place, so please call us for a chat.
This course gives you a great foundation in basic hair beauty skills and make- up skills to develop your self-confidence, employability and core skills, so you can make informed choices about your further study/career choices. You’ll also have the opportunity to assist in our commercial salons to gain real life experience.
Here’s just some of the units you may study:
You’ll also have the chance to take part in:
Plus we’ll help you develop your skills for employment, such as communication or working as part of a team.
After this you may have the option of moving onto a Level 5 course such as:
NC Hairdressing @ SCQF level 5
SVQ Barbering @ SCQF level 5
NC Beauty Care & Make-Up @ SCQF level 5
SVQ Nail Services @ SCQF level 5
With additional qualifications, your career options could include:
Hairdressing: Salon/Session/Self-employed Stylist, Colour Technician, Hair Stylist aboard a Cruise Ship, Hair Stylist in TV/Film/Theatre, Hairdressing Trainer/Educator
Beauty: Salon Beauty Therapist, Self-employed Beauty Therapist/Salon Owner, Beauty Therapist aboard a Cruise Ship, Beauty Therapist Trainer/Educator, Nail Technician
Make-Up: 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 Make-up Artist for Film and TV
Therapist: Spa Therapist, Complementary Therapist