Fast Track to Preparation to Beauty Therapy (VTCT) Diploma Level 1

Dundee and Angus College


Arbroath Campus


This course is for those who wish to try beauty therapy before enrolling on a full-time programme. The course consists of taster units in Skincare, Nail and hand care, Nail art, Makeup, Brow shaping and Face painting. You will also gain knowledge of health and safety within the industry. You will be provided with a basic kit to allow you to study.

Entry Requirements

2 subjects at National 4 (or equivalent) preferred but not essential. Selection is based on a group information session, skills test and individual interview. A satisfactory reference may be required.

Progression Routes

You may progress to further study VTCT Level 1 Beauty therapy/Make up or VTCT Level 2 Beauty therapy, dependant on completion of the course and skill level attained.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

16 weeks


Hair, Beauty and Complementary Therapies

SCQF Level