Beauty Care NC

What is special about this course?

This course will allow you to develop skills in a number of techniques to the level required by the industry. Our lecturing staff are trained to support you to hone your skills working on and alongside other students and members of the public.

This course also includes Higher National units in Body Massage and Depilation and prepares you for progression to the Higher National Certificate in Beauty.

Entry requirements

Your personal statement should reflect your desire to work in this field. Communication skills, a willingness to learn practical skills and working with the general public are essential

Students should ideally have completed the Level 5 Beauty Care and Make up course or one Standard Grade pass at Credit grade/National 5 and three at General grade/National 4 including English. Biology is preferable.  

You will be required to attend an interview

You will study subjects including:

  • facial techniques
  • nail finishes
  • eye enhancements
  • manicure and pedicure
  • make-up trends
  • scalp, neck and shoulder massage
  • the human body
  • commercial work experience

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time
  • Part Time


How long will my course last?

1 Years

1 year full-time

2 years part-time 

Where can I study my course?

    • Inverness Campus

Start date



For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.

What can I do on completion of my course?

  • HNC Beauty Therapy
  • HNC Fashion Make-Up
  • Employment in the beauty industry.

Is there more information available online?

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I want to start in 2019/20

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

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