Current Trends in Hairdressing & Make-up: NQ - Senior Phase

Qualification Qualifications Explained
Study Mode
Part Time

2 Half Days p/w

Start date
Aug 2023
Easterhouse, East End
Applications open January 2024

Course overview

This course is only available to school students.  Please do not apply if you do not meet this requirement.

An introductory course designed for people with a passion for Hairdressing/Make-up

This course is for aspiring Hairdressers/Make-up artists or those wishing to improve their skills and learn the basics of Hairdressing and Make-up.

Through practical workshops you will be introduced to the basic skills and creative techniques used by professional Hairdressers/Makeup Artists to produce current looks inspired from Instagram Trends.

Additionally, the creation of an online Folio will provide the opportunity to develop your Digital Skills

What you will learn


  • Shampooing,
  • Blow drying,
  • Curling Techniques
  • Hair-up
  • Current Creative Hair Trends


  • Classic Day and Evening Make-up
  • Smoky Eyes
  • Spotlight and Cut Crease
  • Current Creative Make-up Trends

Transferable Skills:

  • Digital skills: Microsoft Teams and One Note
  • Introduction to Social Media for Hair/Beauty
  • Health and Safety
  • Customer Service
  • Working as part of a Team

Entry requirements

You must have a keen interest in the Hair/Make-up Industry and willing to participate in practical activities.

Days Per Week Tuesdays and Thursdays - 1.30 pm to 4 pm

Campus You can take this course at our Easterhouse or East End campuses

Career Opportunities

Following completion of further training you can be employed in a Hair/Make-up Salon, Spa, Cruise ship or you may wish to be self-employed.

Future prospects

  • NQ Beauty or Spa Therapies
  • NQ Make Up Artistry
  • NQ Hairdressing