What is special about this course?
To enable students to develop the skills necessary to work with confidence in the multi-dimensional, diverse and exciting beauty therapy sector. Our commercial salons are open to the public. Students will develop and build practical and retailing skills.
3 National 4s, one of which must be English
satisfactory attainment of a SCQF Level 4 course or equivalent.
Applications are encouraged from mature students who do not possess formal qualifications but have the skills to meet the academic demands of the course.
• Develop and Maintain your Effectiveness at Work
• Provide Facial Skin Care Treatments
• Enhance the Appearance of the Eyebrows
• Enhance the Appearance of the Lashes
• Provide Gel Polish Services
• Provide Manicure Services
• Provide Pedicure Services
• Provide Make-Up Services
• Carry Out Waxing Services
The above units are inclusive of related anatomy and physiology, health and safety, retailing and marketing elements.
Students will take part in work experience during the course.
Students must be prepared to practice all treatments on each other prior to working on fee paying clients.
How will I study my course?
- Full Time
Teaching will consist of face to face and online activities including virtual classrooms.
Portfolio, Client sessions, Blogs, Online tests.
Please note, students must be prepared to practice all hands-on treatments on each other prior to working on clients.
Students are responsible for finding their own clients as all assessments have to be carried out on fee paying clients. Students must be prepared to practice all treatments on each other prior to working on fee paying clients.
How long will my course last?
Full Time 1 year.
Where can I study my course?
- Moray College UHI
The good news is that depending on your personal circumstances there are a wide range of bursaries, grants and allowances available to fund your college studies.
What can I do on completion of my course?
SVQ in Beauty Therapy SCQF Level 6 (formerly SVQ Level 3) or Access to Integrative Healthcare and Therapies.
Employment as a junior beauty therapist in beauty clinics/salons and retail. Other opportunities may be found in the field of beauty therapy, leisure, retail and the commercial make-up industry.
Is there more information available online?
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