What will I learn?


This course offers a high-level beauty qualification which will provide you with knowledge of current beauty treatments and techniques. You will gain experience in using a wide range of products and will gain the advanced skills to develop knowledge, skills and sound understanding along with practical expertise in all aspects of the beauty therapy industry, thereby enabling candidates to work confidently and competently within this industry to secure employment in a variety of settings within the beauty industry such as salons, spas and cruise liners.

This year focuses on more advanced treatments, techniques and product ranges as well as business planning, retailing, and gaining employment. Do you have a keen interest in therapy treatments, combined with health and wellbeing, and enjoy working with people? If so, this could be the course for you.

This advanced level course develops skills involved in complementary therapies, including a variety of massage techniques and health and wellbeing. It will encourage you to examine alternative methods of enhancing general health and allow you to gain experience and confidence in working with clients. You will be able to participate in volunteering opportunities throughout the year, offering treatments in a variety of settings.

On successful completion of the course, you will be a qualified practitioner, eligible for professional membership and insurance as a Complementary Therapist.

Which department am I in?

Dumfries and Galloway College

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
To be confirmed
Start date

Expected August 2022


Dumfries Campus

College Gate,

Bankend Road,


Dumfries and Galloway,

DG1 4FD, Scotland

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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