Beauty Therapy (Year 2 entry)

Edinburgh College


Granton Campus


You will learn the therapeutic skills and knowledge you need to move into the highest level of the beauty industry performing a variety of basic beauty therapy skills and more advanced beauty treatment plans including holistic therapies to meet industry requirements. You will also gain more hands-on experience through working in our employability salon with the high-end product company Elemis, thus enhancing your employability prospects even further.

We make sure you are fully prepared for the industry and setting up your own successful business with a wide range of salon and spa environments by assessing you in different methods from your work experience with clients case studies to oral presentation skills.

Course includes:
Beauty Therapy: Graded Unit 2; Lifestyle Advice; Beauty Therapy: Promotional and Selling Skills; Preparing a Formal Business Plan; Advanced Facial and Body Techniques; Reflexology; Beauty Therapy: Make-Up Skills; Contemporary Aesthetic Treatments; Contemporary Massage Skills; Professional Salon Skills; Advanced Massage Skills.

Entry Requirements

HNC Beauty Therapy. You will be invited for interview which will include a practical trade test and written task. Interview with practical and written test.

Progression Routes

You may continue your studies to degree level in complementary therapies or business studies.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Hairdressing and Beauty

SCQF Level