Introduction to Hair and Beauty SCQF Level 3
What is special about this course?
This course will interest you if you enjoy using your creative ideas in a practical way. You should also like working with other people and discussing how best to produce the looks you want to achieve. You should be prepared to participate as a model for fellow students which will require you to have your own make-up removed.
You will learn about procedures for safe storage, handling and disposal of products used, and investigate health and safety in the salon. You’ll improve communication and listening skills; learn to create a good impression with customers and to deal with customers’ needs effectively.
Part of the course will focus on Personal grooming expectations regarding hair, nails, skincare, makeup and personal hygiene. You will also improve employability skills such as time management, punctuality, professional conduct, organisational skills, housekeeping and client focus.
There are no formal entry requirements for this course.
What topics will I study?
- Product knowledge
- Customer Care Skills
- Health & safety
- Working in a salon environment
- Skincare, makeup and nail finishes
How will I study my course?
- Part Time
You’ll work in a replicated salon environment and practical lessons will play a key part of the course. You will work on research tasks and leaflet design, both individually and as part of a team.
How long will my course last?1 Academic Year
Where can I study my course?
- UHI Argyll
- Local Centres
For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.
What can I do on completion of my course?
Once you've completed this course you may consider:
NPA Beauty Skills - in school (S4),
NPA Makeup Skills – in school (S4/S5)
Higher Beauty Therapy - in school (S5/S6)
Is there more information available online?
You can use the above QR code to connect directly to the course details.
THIS COURSE IS PART OF OUR SCHOOLS-LINK SENIOR PHASE PROGRAMME AND IS EMBEDDED IN YOUR OPTION CHOICES AT SCHOOL. IF THIS COURSE IS OFFERED BY YOUR SCHOOL SPEAK TO YOUR GUIDANCE TEACHER AND REQUEST AN APPLICATION FORM.
We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at UHI Argyll. UHI Argyll operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.