Beauty Care and Make-Up

Dumfries and Galloway College


Dumfries Campus, Stranraer 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:
Eye Enhancement; Waxing Treatments; Manicure; Facial Skin Care; Day Make-Up and Basic Corrective Make-Up; Salon Skills: The Essentials; Contemporary Eye Treatments; Creative Nail Finishes to Hand and Foot; Massage Techniques; Pedicure; Competition Technical Skills; Thai Foot Massage.

Entry Requirements

2 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


Hairdressing and Beauty

SCQF Level