Beauty Make-up Aesthetics (Level 6)

Edinburgh College


Granton 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, skin care and waxing. The course also includes fantasy make-up and hair and event planning to explore your creative side and to work towards creating a portfolio of work.

You will study:

Skin Care (ABT Certificated); Contemporary Eye Treatments; Eye Enhancements; Contemporary Make-up; Airbrush Makeup Application (ABT Accredited); Fantasy Make-Up and Hair; Manicure; Nail Art; Gel Polish Application (ABT Certificated); Lash lifting Aesthetics (ABT Accredited); Spray Tanning (ABT Certificated); Brow Lamination (ABT Certificated); Event Planning.

Entry Requirements

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

Progression Routes

Beauty Care (Level 6)

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Hairdressing and Beauty

SCQF Level