Introduction (Broadly comparable to SCQF Level 4)


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 basic practical techniques in shampooing, conditioning, styling, dressing, plaiting, twisting and basic hair colouring techniques on women. You will also learn skills in men’s styling and creating a hair and beauty image.
The topics covered will ensure you have a firm grasp of health and safety, how to present yourself professionally in a salon, how to carry out effective team work and reception duties.

What you will experience

  • Personal presentation and the careers available in the hair and beauty industry
  • Consultation and health and safety
  • Shampooing and conditioning
  • Men and women’s hairstyling techniques
  • Creative hairdressing skills
  • Basic cutting and colouring techniques
  • Reception duties
  • Working as a team