Beauty Therapy (VTCT) Diploma Level 2

Fife College


Kirkcaldy (St Brycedale) Campus, Dunfermline (Halbeath) Campus


This course will provide you with the basic knowledge, understanding and skills to work competently as a beauty technician or on a beauty/make-up counter or with further study you can become a qualified beauty therapist.

You will study: Facial skin care; Enhance the appearance of eyebrows and eyelashes; Waxing services; Manicure services; Pedicure services; Develop and maintain effectiveness at work; Promote services or products to customers; Health and safety; Make-up services; Salon reception duties; Health and safety; Gel nails; Essential Skills for employment will be developed and certificated on this course.

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 4 including English and a science subject, or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 4. You must have manual dexterity, interpersonal skills and a good understanding of the beauty industry. Interview.

Progression Routes

NVQ Diploma: Beauty Therapy Massage VTCT Level 3; National Certificate: Make-up Artistry SCQF Level 6

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Hair, Beauty and Make-Up Artistry

SCQF Level