Beauty Therapy

City of Glasgow College


City Campus


The Beauty Industry offers exciting career opportunities, and this course will provide you with the practical skills and detailed theoretical knowledge required for a wide variety of roles, and/or possible entry to higher level courses.

You'll study a selection of the most popular beauty treatments, plus all the essential related subjects, required to achieve this qualification. Work experience is also included, giving you a real insight into a variety of activities involved in the beauty industry.

Units include:

Current creative make-up trends; Current trends; Gel nails; Facial treatment packages; Body massage; Depilation; Eye enhancements; Manicure and pedicure; Anatomy and physiology; Face and body electrotherapy: an introduction; Commercial experience; and Manicure and pedicure.

Entry Requirements

4 subjects at National 5; or NQ Beauty and Make-Up, or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5. Interview.

Progression Routes

Relevant HNC or HND

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Beauty and Complementary Therapies

SCQF Level