Beauty Care

Ayrshire College


Ayr Campus, Kilmarnock Campus, Kilwinning Campus


This course offers a great foundation if you’re starting your Beauty studies, and also develops existing skills if you’re progressing from Level 5. Most units are both practical and theory based, and you’ll be working on paying clients in our commercial salon. You’ll also be encouraged to work part-time in a salon or spa to gain valuable work experience while you complete your studies.

Subjects include: Nail finishes; Eye enhancements; Depilation; Body massage; Facial techniques/treatments; Make-up; Manicure and pedicure.

Entry Requirements

4 subjects at National 5, or NC Beauty Care and Make-Up (Level 5) or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5. Entry subject to interview.

Progression Routes

HNC Beauty, HNC Complementary Therapies (Level 7); or other courses at SCQF Level 7, or employment.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Hair, Beauty, Complementary Therapies and Make-Up Artistry

SCQF Level