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Hair and Beauty

Body Massage

Campus Granton Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 6

Study mode Evening

Duration 20 weeks

Start date Aug 2024

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Course overview

This 18-week exciting short course is designed to develop understanding and basic skills in preparing for and performing Face and Body Massage for the Beauty industry.

In addition to becoming proficient in the skills involved, you will learn and show an understanding of all aspects of related anatomy and physiology and current health and safety.

On completion of this course, you will be able to perform facial and body massage which will enable you to seek employment at a trainee level in the Beauty industry or progress to further studies within the Beauty and Wellness sectors.

This course is SQA and ABT Accredited and eligible for ITA funding

Please Note

  • The cost, of course, is £350 and must be paid before the start of the course (NB course fees are non-refundable once the course has started)
  • Some theory will be delivered online - you will be required to have access to IT to enable you to complete this part of the course e.g. laptop, PC, iPhone, Android phone

We also ask all students to adhere to the dress code for the department as follows:

  • Black Trousers
  • Black T-Shirt
  • Black Shoes

If you are interested in being a model for our students or want to try out our star facilities before beginning your studying journey, simply book in for a treatment.

Hair Salons, Beauty Salons and Barbershop | Edinburgh College

What you will learn

  • The basic skills in preparing and performing Face and Body Massage for the Beauty Industry.

Placement information

  • There is no work placement required for this course.

How the course is assessed

  • All practical assessments are carried out on paying clients within our salons.
  • The theory aspects of the course are carried out under exam conditions completing open-book assessments and closed-book assessments.

Number of days per week

  • One evening per week for 18 weeks from 6.00 pm - 8.30 pm on Tuesday.
  • Six hours of self-directed study.

Entry requirements

  • All applicants must be 18 years of age or older before the start date of the course and have paid for the course in full.

Information on Tests / Auditions / Interview Requirements

There is no formal interview process, however, all applicants must be 18 years of age or older before the start date of the course and have paid for the course in full.

Hair and Beauty Applicant Privacy Notice

English Proficiency Requirements

IELTS 5.5

Progression and Articulation Routes

On completion of this course, you will be able to perform facial and body massage which will enable you to seek employment at a trainee level in the Beauty industry or progress to further your studies with our Full-Time Beauty, Spa, Complementary Therapies, and/or other short courses 

Career options

  • Employment at trainee level in the Beauty Industry.
  • Self-employed to carry out basic face and body massage treatments.
  • Further your studies with our Full-Time Beauty, Spa Therapies, and/or other short courses. 

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration
Granton Campus Evening 27/08/24 20 Weeks

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