Spa Treatments and Wellbeing Therapies NQ

What is special about this course?

If you are passionate about wellbeing, then this course will provide you with a broad understanding and knowledge across a range of well-being therapies and other skill sets related to spa, wellbeing, and holistic therapies. This course incorporates a large practical element whilst promoting self-directed study, development of essential employability skills and provides opportunities of a rewarding career which benefits individuals and the wider community.  The course is delivered on a full-time basis and will provide you with a qualification and a defined skill set which reflects the skills for a successful career in the Spa, Holistic and Wellbeing sector. You will work in our salons within ‘The Retreat’ at the Academy of Sport and Wellbeing which provides a realistic working environment therefore giving you valuable practical experience. 

Entry requirements

A minimum of three National 5’s or equivalent Standard Grades.

NC Beauty Care and Make up (SCQF Level 5)

Applicants must be 16 years of age or older at the start of the course.

Those with relevant life experience will also be considered if they do not have the relevant entry qualifications.

This course is delivered over a year and covers many of the key subjects needed for a career in Spa and Wellbeing Therapies. Some of the treatments you will learn on the course include:

  • Body Massage
  • Blending and massage application of essential oils
  • Facial Therapies
  • Principles and Practices of Spa and Wellness
  • Reiki 1 and 2

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time

Face to face teaching; practical hands on; independent study; online support materials

How long will my course last?

1 Year

Where can I study my course?

    • Perth College UHI

Start date

September 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?

You can progress onto HNC Beauty Therapy, study part time and infill into holistic and complementary therapy units at HN level or progress into employment as:

  • Self Employed Holistic and Complementary Therapist
  • Holistic and Complementary Therapist within a Spa or Salon, including Cruise Ships 
  • Holistic and Complementary Practitioner

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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.