Eye Appeal SCQF Level 5

What is special about this course?

Lash and Brow treatments are extremely popular in the Beauty Industry. 

This unique course been specifically designed to provide a qualification based on lash and brow treatments for those who choose to specialise in this aspect of Beauty Therapy.

With studies taking place in our professional training salons, you will gain the relevant knowledge and skills required to work both within a salon or become self-employed including:

  • Health and Hygiene
  • Gender Inclusive Brow Grooming
  • Lash Extension
  • Wellbeing and Mindfulness

Special Features:

  • You can become fully qualified in one semester.
  • There are classes that focus on positive mental health and wellbeing.
  • Allows for progression onto further studies or specialisms.

You will work on fee paying clients throughout your course and as part of a collaborative team within our realistic working salon.  You may also engage in cross college or external community events as part of your study.

Entry requirements

  • 3 National 4s (including English) OR
  • a SCQF Level 4 course or equivalent OR
  • completion of all 12 credits from the Beauty and Aesthetic Therapies (SCQF Level 4) course.
  • You must be aged 16 or older at the start of the course.
  • Applications are encouraged from prospective students without the standard entry requirements as listed above.

Course Content includes:

  • Health & Hygiene
  • Wellbeing and Mindfulness 
  • Lash Extensions
  • Lift, Tint, Laminate and Finish
  • Gender Inclusive Brow Grooming
  • Promotional Portfolio
  • Embedded Core Skills


You will be required to purchase a kit/uniform as part of this course (approx. £350).  If you are eligible for a bursary these kit costs will be covered. Infill students may be required to purchase a kit for some units.
You will be responsible for sourcing your own clients for assessment.
You must also work and be worked on for all practical units. 

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time

This is a practical based course with face-to-face practical classes on campus supplemented with our Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). 

How long will my course last?

18 Weeks

Where can I study my course?

    • UHI Moray

Start date



Normally, if you are studying full time for the first time and are Ordinarily Resident in Scotland your course fees will be covered through the information you provide on your course application.

If you are studying part time and are on low income or in receipt of certain benefits your course fees may be covered by a fee waiver.

If you are not Ordinarily Resident in Scotland, you may need to pay course fees.

Please refer to our Fees and Funding section for more information.

Course fees 2023/24*


Rest of UK


Further Education - Full time




Further Education - Part time (per single credit unit)




Further Education - Part time (structured 6 credits)




* Fees for 2024/25 are still to be confirmed.


Our Student Finance Advisers can advise you on all aspects of student funding. The support available depends upon your personal circumstances.
Please refer to our Fees and Funding section for more information.

What can I do on completion of my course?

Successful completion of this course will allow you to progress onto employment as a lash technician or further studies including:

  • Microblading Artistry (18+ age restriction)
  • Beauty & Aesthetic Therapies (SCQF Level 5)

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We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at UHI Moray. UHI Moray operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.