Beauty Therapy Multi Skills (Level 5)

Dumfries and Galloway College


Stranraer Campus


This NC in Beauty Therapy Skills award has been designed to reflect the significant changes to industry practice reflected in the National Occupational Standards (NOS).

The award is intended to engage and support aspiring beauty practitioners to develop their knowledge and skills reflective of the skills required by the beauty industry. It will provide learners with an introductory beauty qualification and prepare them for progression within this vocational area. You will study basic beauty treatments for face, body and nails, make-up application techniques for the beauty salon and related subjects to National Certificate level.


Massage Techniques; Back Neck and Shoulder Massage; Facial Skin Care Treatments; Developing Skills in Eye Treatments; Manicure; Nail Art; Tip and Overlay Nail Enhancement; Hand and Foot Care; Developing Makeup Skills.

Entry Requirements

2 subjects at National 4, or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 4. Interview.

Progression Routes

Relevant courses at SCQF Level 6.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Hair and Beauty

SCQF Level