Hair, Beauty and Sport

Below is a list of all City of Glasgow College Hair, Beauty and Sport subjects organised alphabetically, including HNC Hairdressing, SVQ Units in Barbering, Sports Coaching, Sport & Fitness, Applied Sports Science, and more. Many are offered at HNC and HND level, and we have a wide range of courses available on a Full Time, Part Time, Evening, and Saturday basis. If you are interested in learning about nail enhancements we offer acrylic nail courses, gel nail courses and manicure courses. For those wishing to study make-up application there are courses in fashion make-up and bridal/evening make-up.

All course information is correct at the time of publication.  However, we are currently conducting a review of all full time course which may lead to changes.  City of Glasgow College reserves the right to amend or update this information at any time.

The City of Glasgow College also offers numerous complementary therapies courses on which you can learn skills such as aromatherapy, reflexology and acupressure to name a few.

The College is currently reviewing its course provision and the course for which you have been made an offer will run subject to viable numbers and solely at the discretion of the College. In the event of a place not being made available the College will make all reasonable endeavours to offer you an alternative place on a similar course.

Exciting and challenging, this is a full-time, two-year course. You’ll study beauty treatments and related subjects to National Certificate level. This can lead to employment within the beauty industry or entry to higher...
The course is an introduction to the skills you’ll need for a career in the sport and fitness industry. Mainly practical, it covers sport leadership and fitness, and includes SQA units in a variety of sports activities.
The course has a number of practical and theory elements that combine to give you a foundation to develop your interest in Sport and Leisure and allow progression to a HNC award.  It also gives you an insight into the...
These courses introduce and develop the skills and knowledge you’ll need for sports coaching. The principles of good coaching practice are examined and a wide practical and theoretical knowledge of games and sports is...
This advanced level course develops a variety of skills within Complementary Therapies. Throughout the course, learners will gather confidence in relating to clients, attend demonstrations and develop an appreciation of the...
This course is designed to enhance hairdressers who have cutting skills. This course will include: Scissors over comb Clipper over comb Taper finish Razor cutting Fading and blending techniques Combining...
This course will teach you the practical skills in massage, the relevant knowledge in anatomy and physiology as well as all aspects of clinical and holistic aromatherapy. There are three parts to this course, leading to the...
This course aims to develop your experience in working the reflexes of the foot, helping you to develop an impression of the client’s health.  During the course you will be taught the practical skills in reflexology...
The unit will teach you to perform Indian Head Massage to industry standards. In order to successfully pass the course you will be required to complete case studies outside of class time, and you’ll be allowed six weeks...
The subjects you’ll study include Body Massage, Facial Therapies, Anatomy and Physiology, Face and Body Electro Therapy, Graded Unit 1 & Management & Practices of Face and Body Therapy.
This course is designed to enhance hairdressers who have cutting skills. This course will include: Scissors over comb Clipper over comb Taper finish Razor cutting Fading and blending techniques Combining...
This course will teach you the practical skills in massage, the relevant knowledge in anatomy and physiology as well as all aspects of clinical and holistic aromatherapy. There are three parts to this course, leading to the...
This course aims to develop your experience in working the reflexes of the foot, helping you to develop an impression of the client’s health.  During the course you will be taught the practical skills in reflexology...
The unit will teach you to perform Indian Head Massage to industry standards. In order to successfully pass the course you will be required to complete case studies outside of class time, and you’ll be allowed six weeks...
The subjects you’ll study include Body Massage, Facial Therapies, Anatomy and Physiology, Face and Body Electro Therapy, Graded Unit 1 & Management & Practices of Face and Body Therapy.
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