Body Art and Level 3 Make Up Aesthetics (VTCT Award)

Edinburgh College


Granton Campus


This exciting course will provide you with the knowledge, understanding and skills to work competently as an advanced beauty therapist specialising in makeup.

The course is suited to individuals who have previously completed their Level 2 Beauty Make Up Consultancy qualification or Introduction to Level 3 Make-up.

Throughout this qualification, you will advance the skills you gained at Level 2 or Intro to Level 3 qualification by designing and creating fashion and photographic hair and make-up with specialist skin camouflage services and airbrush make-up. You will also learn the application of eyelash extensions, lash lifting techniques, body art, spray-tan, and contemporary eye treatments.

Subjects Include:
Body Art; The Art of Dressing Hair for Competitions; Plan and Provide Airbrush Makeup; Provide specialist skin camouflage services; Fantasy Make-up and Hair; Contemporary Make-up; Contemporary Eye Treatments; Lash lifting Aesthetics; Spray Tanning Application.

Entry Requirements

Three subjects at National 5 or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5. Interview and written task.

Progression Routes

Further beauty or Make-Up Artistry courses.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

20 weeks


Hairdressing and Beauty

SCQF Level