Manicure and Make-Up Course


Beauty Course Academy Certificate & VRQ manicure and make-up VTCT

Who is it for?

Ideal starter course if you are looking for a career in the beauty industry.

What will I be able to do once I complete the course?

Perform manicure services, apply make-up and give clients beauty advice.

Is there funding available?

If you are between the age of 18 – 35 and are unemployed and living  in south Lanarkshire and north Lanarkshire, full funding can be arranged through lifeskills centres. There is also funding available through ILA which we can give you help with.

How long will the course last?

5 week course – Full Time

What does it cost?


How can I pay?

Credit Card / Cash / Business Cheque from Funders (Princes Trust/ILA)

When do I need to pay?

A deposit will be required on booking and full payment will have to be made 10 days before the course starts.

Why Beauty Course Academy?

We have won several industry awards for training and development and run two successful salons with 13 years experience and a passion and desire for results. We can also provide you with a chance to gain work experience in the salon to complete assessment which no other beauty school or academy can offer you. In addition to our own high standard in certification we are also accredited with VTCT which is a national recognised body and affiliated with the professional Guild for Beauty and BABTAC (British Association Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology).

Will I be able to get insurance?

Yes – through the bodies mentioned above Guild / BABTC but you are also free to choose others if you wish.

Do I need to bring models?

You will be asked to work on each other however on occasion we may ask you to bring in models for assessments. It is essential for you to have the treatment done as it is part of your training to experience how a customer feels.

What areas will I cover on the course

  • Client Care and Communication
  • Health and Safety in beauty related industry
  • Under pinning knowledge of skin and hair,
  • Under pinning knowledge of anatomy and physiology
  • Apply Make-up
  • Instruction on Make-up Application
  • 6 external Papers to this course
You will be required to complete various home study projects to complete this course

Guided Learning Hours (GLH)

200 hours

Continual Professional Development (CPD)

15 credits