Beauty Therapy and Hairdressing: An Introduction Access

What is special about this course?

The Introduction to Beauty Therapy and Hairdressing programme is designed and developed to provide a foundation of skills which will provide grounding for a career within beauty therapy, hairdressing and related industries. It provides candidates the opportunity to develop techniques in key skills whilst ensuring an understanding of beauty industry and hairdressing methods and skills. The course focuses on practical skills, interpersonal skills and underpinning knowledge which will enable learners the opportunity to develop transferable skills and a positive attitude to learning within a specialist subject area and onto further training and study.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements.  All candidates would be invited for interview and this will form part of the selection process.

The course includes:

  • Facial Skin Care
  • Manicure
  • An Introduction to Current Make up Skils
  • An Introduction to Eye Treatments
  • Occasion Hair
  • Shampoo and Condition Hair
  • Styling Hair
  • Introduction to Temporary Colour

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time

Face to face, with practical sessions

How long will my course last?

17 Weeks

Where can I study my course?

    • Perth College UHI

Start date

23 January 2023


Most full-time students will have their fees paid.

Students on part-time courses may also be eligible to have their course fees waived.

What can I do on completion of my course?

At the end of this course, you should be able to progress onto the next level of your chosen route (e.g. Hairdressing or Beauty Therapy)

Is there more information available online?

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I want to start in Jan 23

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Perth College UHI. Perth College UHI 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.