Beauty Care and Make-Up (Level 5)

Dumfries and Galloway College


Dumfries Campus


An excellent and exciting introduction to beauty and make-up; this course provides the qualifications you need to gain a junior role within the beauty industry, or entry to higher level courses.

You will study basic beauty treatments for face, body and nails, make-up application techniques for the beauty salon and related subjects to National Certificate level.

The course may include the following units:
Massage Techniques; Facial Skin Care; Facial Massage; Day Make-up and Basic Corrective Make-up;
Contemporary Eye Treatments; Waxing Treatments; Eye Enhancements; Manicure; Pedicure;
Creative Nail Finishes to Hand and Foot; Artificial Nail Enhancement: Tips And Overlays; Competition Technical Skills

The units may be subject to change.

Entry Requirements

2 subjects at National 4, preferably including English, or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 4. Advice session and Interview.

Progression Routes

NC Beauty Care (Level 6)

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Hair and Beauty

SCQF Level