Beauty Therapy

Glasgow Clyde College


Langside Campus


HND Beauty Therapy is a high-level course which runs over two years and is designed to provide you with knowledge of current beauty treatments. This is a well-established, recognised qualification understood and well-respected by employers in the occupational area.

This qualification will allow you to develop skills in various techniques of current and advanced beauty treatments and professional products ranges, ensuring that you are employable and successful within the increasingly popular beauty sector. There are two different entry routes to this course; route is for one for those who hold a NCGA level 6 or equivalent or route two is for those who have no prior beauty qualifications but have two Highers.

Year 1 will introduce you to salon equipment, allow you to develop and enhance beauty skills, and carry out all standard treatments within beauty therapy.

Year 2 will focus on developing competence in the use of advanced facial and body techniques, such as cosmetic peels and spa therapy treatments.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers including English or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. Interview. You must be aged 16 or over.

Progression Routes

Employment within beauty industry, spas, cruise ships, teaching or training.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years


Hair, Beauty and Complementary Therapies

SCQF Level