Hair and Beauty Units SCQF 5


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During this course you will be working on key elements which will give you further insight & skills to the hair and beauty industry. You will be looking at hairdressing practical skill such as shampooing & conditioning treatments, colouring, blow-drying, and designing a creative trend style. You will cover Beauty practical skills and makeup techniques, learn about working with customers & colleagues and look into career options within our industry. This course will help prepare you for real working environment & give you a strong foundation to progress onto an SVQ level 2 hair or beauty course.  Please note, you must be 16 years of age to complete the practical element of colouring.


Level SCQF 5

Delivery Face-to-Face | Friday

Location Thurso Campus

Duration 1 Year


Course content...

Throughout the course, you will study:

  • Creativity
  • Salon Skills
  • Introduction to colouring
  • Working with customers & Colleagues
  • Career Options & Choices
  • Day Make-up & Basic corrective Makeup

Where you can go... 

Progress onto an SVQ Level 2 Hair or Beauty Course or another course SCQF Level 5 or 6


Entry requirements

You must have achieved National 4 Hair and Beauty and demonstrate a keen interest in Hair and Beauty.  You must also have a satisfactory school reference.