Beauty Care

Dumfries and Galloway College


Dumfries Campus, Stranraer Campus


You will study a selection of the most popular beauty treatments, plus all the essential related subjects, required to achieve this qualification. Amongst other subjects you will study make-up, body massage, facials and a variety of popular nail treatments such as gel nail extensions. Work experience is also included, giving you a real insight into a variety of activities involved in the beauty industry.

Units on the course include:
Body Structures and Benefits of Treatments; Nail Finishes; Acrylic Nails; Nail Art: Freehand; Current Creative Make-up Trends; Gel Nails; Facial Techniques; Facial Treatment Packages; Facial Therapy Treatments; Body Massage; Depilation; Eye Enhancements; Face and Body Electrotherapy.

Entry Requirements

4 subjects at National 5, preferably including English and a science subject or NQ Beauty Care and Make-Up. Interview.

Progression Routes

HND Beauty Therapy, HNC Complementary Therapies and/or HNC Fashion Make Up.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Hair and Beauty

SCQF Level