Beauty Care and Make-Up (Level 5)

Dumfries and Galloway College


Dumfries Campus


An excellent and exciting introduction to beauty and make-up; this course provides the qualifications you need to gain a junior role within the beauty industry, or entry to higher level courses.

You will study basic beauty treatments for face, body and nails, make-up application techniques for the beauty salon and related subjects to National Certificate level.

The course may include the following units:
Massage Techniques; Facial Skin Care; Facial Massage; Day Make-up and Basic Corrective Make-up;
Contemporary Eye Treatments; Waxing Treatments; Eye Enhancements; Manicure; Pedicure;
Creative Nail Finishes to Hand and Foot; Artificial Nail Enhancement: Tips And Overlays; Competition Technical Skills

The units may be subject to change.

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 4 including English or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 4. Advice session and Interview.

Progression Routes

NC Beauty Care (Level 6)

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Hair and Beauty

SCQF Level