NPA Beauty Skills

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Attendance PatternLocationDurationSCQF LevelYear Group
Attendance is required twice a week.

Perth College UHI 

Crieff Road Campus 

1 year 4  S4
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About this course

About this course

This course has been designed to give pupils an understanding of beauty skills, application and knowledge of the beauty sector. Focus is on practical skills and interpersonal skills to develop a foundation to further education, training and employment within the beauty industry.

With a blend of theory and practical based learning, the emphasis is on experiencing the salon environment and the development of vocational skills, knowledge and understanding whilst practicing communication and customer care skills within a salon environment. 

You will develop and learn skills in: Make-up application, Health and Safety procedures relevant to your working practice, Skin care (cleanse, tone and moisturise), Nail care and Tweezing procedures. Assessment will be based on portfolio evidence, practical ability and through assignments. Emphasis throughout all units is on the employability skills and attitudes which will help to prepare candidates for the workplace.

Course content content

Course content

Course content

• Creative Nail Finishes  to Hand and Foot
• Beauty Skills: An Introduction
• Cosmetology: Make Up Artistry Practical Skills

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Entry requirements

Entry requirements

This course is for S4 pupils. There are no formal entry requirements for this course but you will be invited to attend an interview with a College member of staff to discuss your application.

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Course progression

Course progression

Course progression

• Skills for Work: Higher Beauty
NC Beauty Care and Make Up
NC Beauty Care
• SVQ in Beauty Therapy
• HNC Beauty Therapy
HND Beauty Therapy