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Beauty Therapy (Year 2 Direct Entry) HND

(SCQF level 8)

Hair & Beauty, Hospitality and Leisure

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Mode of Study

Full-time

Start Date

31st Aug 2020, 2 years

Location

City Campus

Applications from International Students Welcome

Overview

The course offers a high-level beauty qualification providing you with knowledge of current beauty treatments and techniques. You'll also gain experience in using a wide range of products and will gain the skills necessary to secure employment in a variety of settings within the Beauty Industry such as salons, spas and cruise liners.

This year focuses on more advanced treatments, techniques and product ranges as well as business planning, retailing, and gaining employment. 

You'll be taught by a highly motivated and versatile team with an excellent range of industrial expertise who deliver world-class student focussed learning.

This course is placed on the Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework at Level 8. For more information on the framework visit: www.scqf.org.uk/the-framework/

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

  • A pass in the current HNC Beauty Therapy with 15 credits, OR
  • Units achieved to be compatible with the college's existing HNC course plan.
  • A positive report from your HNC course team.

Additional selection requirements

Entry to the course is based on you:-

  • Meeting the entry requirements of your course and
  • Attending a course information session.

ESOL entry requirements

Applicants whose first language is not English should have minimum ESOL Intermediate level 2 or equivalent for NC/NQ courses and ESOL Higher for HNC/D courses.

What you study

  • Advanced Face and Body Electo-therapy.
  • Lifestyle Advice for Clients.
  • Graded Unit 2.

After the course

Careers

This course prepares you for a career in the Beauty Industry including roles in salons, health spas, cruise ships, or self-employment.  A number of senior or managerial posts may also be available to HND qualified therapists.

Continuing Study

If successful you can progress on to further courses to expand your practical skills and professionally recognised specialist training with companies like Thalgo and Dermalogica.  Progression to Foundation level degree in Beauty Therapy Management may be available.

  • Mode of Study:
    Full-time
  • Start Date:
    31st Aug 2020, 2 years
  • Location:
    City Campus
  • Applications from International Students Welcome