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Course Benefits

At the end of the course you will have a thorough and up-to-date knowledge of raw materials and products in the cosmetics, toiletries and allied industries and be able to:

  • Work with a high degree of independence making cosmetics and toiletries
  • Evaluate and use appropriate raw materials, processes and equipment
  • Be competent in problem identification, making decisions and developing strategies
  • Retrieve information from a range of sources and critically review it
  • Organise and manage your work as an individual and as part of a team

You should also have:

  • A responsible attitude to product safety and safe practices and be fully versed in the principles of good manufacturing practice
  • Competence in the application of scientific principles to the formulation, production and packaging of cosmetic and toiletry products
  • The ability to evaluate cosmetic safety and efficacy
  • A full understanding of regulatory and quality guidelines with respect to cosmetic and toiletry products
  • An appreciation of the marketing of cosmetics and toiletries
  • An understanding of marketing trends
  • A knowledge and regard for the impact of the industry on the environment

For further information please contact:

The Society of Cosmetic Scientists
Suite 109
Christchurch House
40 Upper George Street

Tel +44 (0)1582 726661
Fax: +44(0)1582 405217