NPA Beauty Skills SCQF 4


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This qualification provides candidates with an introduction to a selection of essential beauty treatment techniques, focusing particularly on facial skin care, make-up, and nail skills. A great way to start your training into the beauty industry and allowing progression onto further beauty training on completion of this qualification


Level SCQF 4

Delivery Fully Face-to-Face | Friday

Location Alness Academy

Attend timetabled classes at school for all learning and assessments.  

Duration 1 Year


Course content...

  • Beauty Skills Units
  • Beauty skills: An Introduction
  • Cosmetology Makeup artistry
  • Creative nail finishes to hands & feet
  • Beauty Practical skills

This course is an exciting opportunity to explore a variety of areas within the beauty industry such as skincare, nails & makeup and to learn about the salon environment

Assessment is made up of both open book written assignments and practical performance supported by assessor

Where you can go... 

This qualification provides clear progression routes to other Beauty qualifications and provides relevant exit skills to enable a smooth transition to SVQ Level 2 Beauty and/or SCQF Level 5 or 6


Entry requirements

There are no formal entry qualification requirements, but a passion for the beauty industry is important along with the ability to complete a small amount of paperwork and perform practical skills are essential.  You must also have a satisfactory School reference.