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NPA in Makeup Skills

Are you looking to introduce NPA in Makeup SKills to your pupils?

This NPA is the only qualification at SCQF Level 5 offered by an Awarding Organisation. This award includes 3 units in total, covering Day makeup and Basic Corrective makeup, Bridal and Evening makeup and Contemporary makeup. The units in this NPA focuses of specific makeup styles that the students will learn, as well as learning on young and mature skin, and finally corrective techniques. This qualification provides pupils with skills in the key aspects of makeup that can lead them directly into their HNC with makeup.

NPA in Makeup Skills GlamCandy
This course requires no formal entry qualification and is suitable for a wide range of pupils.
NPA in Makeup Skills GlamCandy

Breakdown of the units

Day Makeup and Basic Corrective Makeup:
  • Prepare and perform a facial skin cleanse, tone and moisturise.
  • Perform day makeup on young and mature clients.
  • Use corrective makeup techniques on two face shapes. 
Bridal and Evening Makeup:
  • Prepare for and carry out cleanse, tone and moisturise.
  • Prepare for and perform a bridal makeup.
  • Prepare for and perform an evening makeup
Contemporary Makeup:
  • Identify current contemporary makeup trends
  • Select and prepare appropriate makeup products for contemporary image.
  • Prepare and position client to apply selected makeup products to produce contemporary.

We are delighted to be working in partnership with GlamCandy to offer our pupils the opportunity to complete an NPA qualification in make-up skills. The pupils involved are loving every minute of this course, and are learning valuable skills that will stand them in good stead whether they pursue a related career or not. Their eyes have certainly been opened to the possibilities and career pathways within the industry.

Ross, Deputy Head of Aberdeen Grammar School

The makeup course is a great way to learn and have fun, We’re Learning how to properly do makeup and it’s a great experience overall – it never gets boring. Experimenting with bright colours and doing casual neutral tones is great to learn which you prefer. A great experience overall!

Molly High School Student
NPA in Makeup Skills GlamCandy
NPA in Makeup Skills GlamCandy


Get in contact now for further details, let’s take the next steps to introducing this course to your students.

Contact details:

Steph Kent


Number: 07547793563

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