Beauty Make-up Aesthetics

Edinburgh College


Granton Campus, Milton Road Campus


This exciting course will provide you with the knowledge, understanding and skills to work within the beauty and make-up sector.

The course is suited to individuals who wish to learn a variety of units within the Hair, Makeup and Beauty sector. Allowing time to explore and understand each skill and a variety of techniques. The course covers a variety of treatments and services that are currently popular in the Beauty and Aesthetic industry. You will learn skills in eye enhancements, lash extensions, lash lifting and brow lamination, along with techniques in manicure, nail art and gel polish application. The course also includes body art, bridal and evening make-up, camouflage and contemporary make-up and the art of dressing hair for competitions to explore your creative side and to work towards creating a portfolio of work.

You will study:

Body art design; The art of dressing hair for competitions; Provide specialist skin camouflage services; Bridal and evening make-up; Contemporary make-up; Contemporary eye treatments; Eye enhancements; Manicure; Nail art; Gel polish application (ABT certificated); Airbrush make-up application (ABT accredited); Lash lifting aesthetics (ABT accredited); Spray tanning application (ABT accredited); Brow artistry (ABT accredited); Brow lamination (ABT certificated).

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 5, or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5. Interview and practical task.

Progression Routes

NC Level 6 Beauty Care

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Hairdressing and Beauty

SCQF Level