SCQF Level 4
Access and Continuing Education

Course Overview

This course is 3 days per week and prepares students for progression into a higher level of Hairdressing and/or Beauty courses. 

The course consists of 1 day per week within the Hair and Beauty Department and 2 days per week with the Access & Continuing Education department who deliver the wrap-around units that complement Hair and Beauty and build skills and resilience for these students to progress into the higher-level courses the following academic year.  

What You Will Learn
You will learn a variety of subject within Hair and Beauty along with personal, social and development units with Access and Continuing Education team. 
Entry Requirements
  • There are no formal entry requirements
How the course is assessed
  • Ongoing and SQA units
Information on Test/Auditions/Interview Requirements
  • Informal interview and completion of Personal Learning & Social Plan
Progression And Articulation Routes

  • Higher-level Hair and Beauty courses
  • Access vocational courses
  • Preparation for Employment courses

Career Opportunities

  • Leading to vocational options including Hairdressing and Beauty

Number Of Days Per Week
  • 3
Course Cost And Funding Options
Course Delivery
GRANTON x x x x x
MIDLOTHIAN x x x x x
MILTON RD x x x x x
SIGHTHILL x x x x x
OUTREACH x x x x x

Courses may be subject to alteration or cancellation

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Edinburgh College welcomes students from all over the world and we are dedicated to ensuring your time at the College is both educational and enjoyable.​
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To apply please download an SCP application form and contact your guidance teacher who will support you through your application.

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