An Introduction to the Hair and Beauty Sector

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Do you see yourself working in the Hair/Beauty/Nail Service Industry but don’t know where to start? Then this is the course for you!

Creative Hair and Beauty for Beginners offers a combination of all of these skills so that successful students will gain an insight to all of these areas and can potentially progress to their chosen specialism. This programme consists of individual SQA and City and Guild units for the above skills.


A genuine interest in Hair and/or Beauty is essential and/or previous experience. National 4 English is preferred but not essential. Applicant must include a Personal Statements with their application and will be invited for an interview. 

Please note that the applicant should be 16 years old by the 30th September.


This programme provides a wide range of skills to give you a true insight to the Hair and beauty Industry. You will learn;

  • Manicure
  • Gel polish
  • Tanning techniques
  • Facials
  • Eye treatments
  • Make-up
  • Hair styling, current techniques in Long Hair
  • Mixing, Applying and removing Hair Colour
  • Competition Skills