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Beauty & Complementary Therapies

NC Professional Beauty Therapy Level 6

  • Campuses

    • Clydebank
    • Paisley
    • Greenock
  • Course type

    Full time

  • Level

    SCQF 6

  • Campuses

    • Clydebank
    • Paisley
    • Greenock
  • Course type

    Full time

  • Level

    SCQF 6


Why study at WCS?

Prepare yourself for an exciting career in the Beauty and Aesthetics industry by learning your skills in state-of-the-art salon facilities. WCS has been awarded Dermalogia Centre for Excellence status. Our highly qualified lecturing team have worked for a range of luxury brands, spas & salons with extensive business experience as salon owners and freelance therapists.

Graduates from the course have gone on to work for sector leading names such as The Spa at Blythswood Square, Mar Hall and The Carrick at Cameron House. The College work in partnership with brands such as Caci, Spa Finders, Dermalogica, Mylash, CND, Louella Belle and Ellisons. Competing annually in national competition, the department have been award prestigious recognitions for industry recognised awards including Gold & Silver accolades at World Skills UK.

What will I learn?

You'll learn about:

  • Body Massage
  • Facial Techniques
  • Facial Treatment Packages
  • Acrylic and Gel Nails
  • Waxing Treatments
  • Eye Enhancements
  • Manicure and Pedicure
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Commercial Salon Placement/Work Experience

What qualifications do I need?

You'll need to have successfully completed either SVQ level 5 Beauty Therapy or National 5 Beauty Therapy.

Direct Entry would be considered on an individual basis subject to interview.

We are looking for you to show you have a passion for the Beauty Therapy Industry and you're motivation to learn new skills.

A successful interview will be required before a place is offered on the course.

What can I do after?

After successfully completing this course you'll have the skills needed to apply for a position as a therapist. You could work in a salon, spa, leisure facility, hotel or as a self-employed therapist.

You can further develop your skills to and advanced level by progressing on to HNC Beauty Therapy:



Programme Information

Start: August

End: June

Duration: Full-time Course/2.5 days per week

Study options

Campus Mode Level
Clydebank Full time SCQF 6
Paisley Full time SCQF 6
Greenock Full time SCQF 6

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