HNC Fashion and Runway Make up and HNC/HND Make up Artistry

Centres will shortly receive an invite to the 2017 HNC Fashion and Runway Make up/HNC/HND Make up Artistry award Event which will be held on the 25th August 2017 at SQA.

Please confirm your attendance through our events booking system

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HNC/HND Beauty Therapy Event Date

Centres will shortly receive an invite to the 2017 HNC/HND Beauty Therapy Award Event which will be held on the 21st August 2017 at SQA.

Please confirm your attendance through our events booking system.


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SFW Hairdressing

Paul leads the review on the 2017 National 4/5 (SfW) Hairdressing  Event Melanie Welcomes delegates to the 2017 Skills for Work Hairdressing Event

Thank you to everyone who managed to attend National 4/5  (SfW) Hairdressing Event.

We found it to be a great success as we hope you did

I will keep everyone posted with next years date

All delegates that attended …

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HNC/D Beauty Therapy Event

The scheduled Beauty Therapy HNC/HND  Event on the 11th May has been CANCELLED

The new date will be posted in the next few days

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Skills for Work – Hairdressing event 28 April 2017

 We are looking forward to seeing you at the SQA standardisation event next week.  The day is aimed at those who are delivering Skills for Work – National 4 Hairdressing and National 5 Hairdressing Qualifications.   We will focus on sharing good practice and also discuss in detail each of the units which make up the courses as well as the Assessments and Learning/ …

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Beauty Therapy

Ladies and Gentlemen,

A big Thank you to all who managed to attended the Beauty Therapy Focus Group.

Everyone worked really hard.




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Skills For Work Hairdressing Event

An Event has been scheduled for Friday 28th April, In Jury’s Hotel, Glasgow

Please register for this event using the SQA events booking page

We look forward to seeing you

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Newbie at SQA

Hi everyone

My name’s Melanie Girvan and I’m the new qualifications officer for:

Beauty Therapy
Complimentary Therapy and
Make Up Artistry

I’m very excited to be a part of this dynamic and enthusiastic team.

I’ll be looking to make regular posts to update where I can, and answer any questions on our subjects.

Please share any ideas with me on the blog.

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The Hair and Beauty Industry Association (HABIA) has recently revised the National Occupational Standards for Beauty Therapy, Spa and Massage Therapy and Nail Services. This will have an impact on the SQA SVQ Structures and the Assessment Strategies for this suite of qualifications. SQA are developing revised SVQ Portfolios and Support materials including updating the SOLAR (ON-LINE) materials to meet …

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This event will be taking place tomorrow at SQA offices in Glasgow in response to the discussions held by delivering HN Beauty Therapy lecturers. All places have been taken. We will being with Registration at 10am for a 10.30 start. Lunch will be provided. Many thanks to those centres who provided redacted candidate evidence for the workshops. We look forward to …

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