Broadly comparable to SCQF Level 5


1 year


Aug 2024


  • Hair, Beauty & Complementary Therapies


  • Aberdeen City Campus
  • Fraserburgh Campus

Why take this course?

The course will develop your understanding and enable you to develop practical skills in consultation, shampooing, conditioning and scalp massage. Basic styling, cutting, colouring, lightening and perming techniques are the main focus on the course, with opportunities to develop your creative skills.

Promoting and selling a variety of products and services, alongside reception duties and the importance of health and safety will also be covered.

You will learn in a realistic work environment, which provides preparation for work placement and excellent salon experience for progression to employment.

What you will experience

  • Client consultation and health and safety
  • Shampooing, conditioning and styling techniques
  • Women’s and men’s cutting
  • Colouring and lightening hair
  • Creative hairdressing work
  • Reception duties and selling techniques
  • Work experience in a local salon
  • Underpinning knowledge for hairdressing services