Beauty Therapy

Edinburgh College


Milton Road Campus


This course is designed to enhance your beauty therapy skills. Equipped with a more advanced skillset you will be well prepared to develop your passion for beauty therapy by progressing to a more technical level. You will learn therapeutic skills and knowledge through performing a variety of advanced beauty treatment plans including holistic therapies to meet industry requirements.

Gain hands-on experience through working in our Employability Salon and Academy with the high-end product company, Elemis, and enhance your employability prospects even further. Training at Edinburgh College will ensure you are fully prepared for progression towards a wide range of salon and spa environments by assessing you in different methods; from your work experience with clients and case studies to oral presentation skills. You will be provided with up to date training in new innovations and techniques with leading product manufacturers from representatives in the beauty industry.

Course includes:
Human Anatomy and Physiology for Beauty and Complementary Therapists; Beauty Therapy: Graded Unit 1; Beauty Therapy: Product Knowledge; Face and Body Electrotherapy; Beauty Therapy: Face and Body Treatment Packages ; Beauty Therapy: Professional Salon Skills; Spa Treatments; Aromatherapy Massage.

Entry Requirements

NC Beauty Care; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. You will be invited for interview which will include a practical trade test and written task.

Progression Routes

HND Beauty Therapy

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Hairdressing and Beauty

SCQF Level