Hairdressing (Level 5)

UHI Perth


Main Campus


NQ Hairdressing (SCQF Level 5) is a course which will allow you to gain and develop the skills, knowledge and understanding of the industry sector and related industries. The NQ is a National Qualification that should be recognised by any potential employer as a measure of your abilities and should allow for employment in a junior role within the hairdressing industry.

The course is delivered on a full-time basis and will provide you with a qualification and a defined skill set which reflects the skills essential for a successful career in this sector of employment. The main aim of the award is to introduce you to the professional principles and practices of Hairdressing which will help you to make informed future career choices and enhance your employability skills.

Entry Requirements

2 subjects at National 3 or 4; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 4. Subject to interview and diagnostic test.

Progression Routes

NQ Hairdressing (Level 6)

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Health and Wellbeing

SCQF Level