Beauty Care

Edinburgh College


Granton Campus, Milton Road Campus


This course covers the skills required to enter the beauty industry. You will gain essential practical experience working on clients in our professional salon environment as well as attend theory classes and complete written work and closed book assignments. You will be provided with up to date training in new technology, techniques in high-end products and equipment from representatives in the beauty industry. Training at Edinburgh College will enhance your employability prospects as we have an exceptional standard of facilities and highly qualified lecturers. This course is your first step towards HNC/D level of study.

Course includes:
Facial Techniques; Facial Treatment Packages; Nail Finishes; Creative Current Make-Up Trends; Depilation; Body Massage; Commercial Experience; Eye Enhancements; Manicure and Pedicure; Face and Body Electrotherapy: An introduction; Scalp, Neck and Shoulder Massage.

Entry Requirements

4 subjects at National 5 preferably including English, Biology and another science subject. You will be invited for interview which will include a practical trade test and written task.

Progression Routes

HNC Beauty Therapy

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Hairdressing and Beauty

SCQF Level