ABOUT THIS COURSE
These programmes provide a wide range of practical skills and an understanding of the theory behind beauty therapy. If you are hard-working, enjoy dealing with people, understand the importance of looking and feeling good and you want to help others to do the same, then this course provides the qualifications you need. The HND covers a wide range of subjects at a more advanced level and can help you find more senior work or start up your own business.
The year-long HNC includes: facial treatments; body massage; face and body therapies; anatomy and physiology; employment experience. The year-long HND includes: advanced face and body therapies; Indian head massage; business management; lifestyle advice and employment experience.
For the HNC you will need a Higher Grade, or an appropriate NC, or other relevant qualification or experience. For the HND, two Higher Grades or an appropriate NQ, HNC Beauty Therapy or other relevant qualification or experience.
PROGRESSION AT PERTH COLLEGE UHI
Completion of the HNC may provide entry to HND Beauty Therapy.
CAREERS AND TRAINING
Both courses allow you to develop the basic skills needed to work in beauty therapy in salons, hotels, cruise ships or to become self-employed, and are the basis for specialist training such as in nails or salon products. The HND may allow you to progress to salon management or further training once you have more experience. Previous students have gone on to become beauty therapists and salon owners/managers and gained employment in the Gleneagles Hotel and other spas.
STATISTICS FOR OUR COURSES
The UNISTATS figures below were taken from surveys of students across the University of the Highlands and Islands on the HND course, so may include data from other Colleges within the UHI Partnership. To find out more about courses at Perth College UHI, please email email@example.com