Hair and Beauty Units SCQF 4


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During this course you will be working on key elements which will give you an overview of the exciting Hair and Beauty industry. You will complete Salon Awareness, Working in a salon, Employability skills as well as Health & Safety, Product Awareness, Prepare & Assist in a Workplace Environment & Beauty Practical skills. This will give you a basic knowledge of our industry learning you the key skills to help progress to the next level, We recommend that all students commence at this level regardless of academic ability.


Level SCQF 4

Delivery Face-to-Face | Friday

Location Thurso Campus

Duration 1 Year


Course content...

Throughout the course, you will study:

  • Working in a Salon
  • Employability skills
  • Salon Awareness,
  • Health and Safety
  • Product Awareness,
  • Prepare and Assist in a workplace environment
  • Beauty Practical Skills

Where you can go... 

On completion of this course you can progress onto the Hair & Beauty SCQF Level 5 course gaining further knowledge in preparation to undertake an SVQ level 2 Hair or beauty course


Entry requirements

Working toward National 4 Units and a passion for the hair & beauty industry is important along with the ability to complete a small amount of paperwork and perform practical skill are essential.  You must also have a satisfactory school reference.