NC Hairdressing with Make-up Skills Level 5

This course will provide you with hands-on skills and theoretical knowledge of all aspects of hairdressing. You'll learn a wide range of hairdressing skills and techniques, gaining practical experience along the way.

Course content

  • Applying Practical Skills
  • Fashion Make-up Skills
  • Selling Skills
  • Shampooing, Conditioning and Scalp Massage
  • Blow Drying Techniques
  • Setting and Winding Techniques for Hair
  • Ladies Hairdressing: Basic Cutting Categories
  • Mix, Apply and Remove Hair Colour 

Entry requirements (minimum)

  • Must be 16 years or over before course start date
  • Three Standard Grades at Level 3 and above (including English)
  • Three Intermediate 2s at Grade C and above (including English)
  • Three National 5s at Grade C and above (including English)
  • NPA Cosmetology (Hairdressing Route)
  • Skills for Work: Hairdressing (1 or 2)
  • SVQ Level 1 Hairdressing (with English at National 5) 
Selection process information

Progression routes

SCQF level


Start date

28 August 2017


1 Year(s), August to June

For courses starting in August 2017, you can make up to two applications.

Applications are made to a course and a first choice of campus. If the course is oversubscribed at your first choice you will be automatically considered for alternative sites and may be made an offer without a further application.

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