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, 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...
Part 1 - Anatomy Physiology You will study the systems of the body with emphasis on the circulatory and lymphatic systems and in depth anatomy. Disorders of the body systems. This has to be covered prior to Part 2 - Body...
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...
On this course you will learn a small collection of bridal hairstyles, including structure, classic elegance for today's modern and traditional bride. This is a one day course open to anyone with a minimum of one years...
Study of the use of 30 essential oils including methods of extraction; main chemical components; Latin names; therapeutic properties; blending methods; contra-indications specific to each oil and client consultation procedures...
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 as...
Part 1 - Anatomy Physiology You will study the systems of the body with emphasis on the circulatory and lymphatic systems and in depth anatomy. Disorders of the body systems. This has to be covered prior to Part 2 - Body...
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...
Study of the use of 30 essential oils including methods of extraction; main chemical components; Latin names; therapeutic properties; blending methods; contra-indications specific to each oil and client consultation procedures...
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 as...
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.
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