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Beauty Therapy

Beauty Therapy 5M3471

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Optional Year 2

QQI Level 6 Available

    Certification in Beauty and in Theatre make-up also available

    COURSE CONTENT

    The following modules will be offered in 2022, subject to change due to availability and demand:

     

    • Body Massage and Figure Analysis
    • Safety and Health at Work
    • Skin Care, Eye Treatments and Make-up
    • Word Processing
    • Manicure, Pedicure and Waxing
    • Anatomy and Physiology
    • Work Experience
    • Beauty Industry, Ethics and Practice
    • Customer Service
    • Start Your Own Business
    • Retail Selling
    • ITEC Certification *
      Offered in addition to QQI Level 5

    WHAT IS BEAUTY THERAPY?

    This one-year course will prepare students for the ever-expanding world of beauty therapy and spa treatments. This is the ideal starting point for a successful and fulfilling career in beauty therapy. Students develop the required skills to work in a professional beauty salon and also perfect the customer communication essential to its success. Beauty Therapy is a thriving profession. There are continuing developments in beauty products, beauty therapy equipment, practices and procedures. Levels of education and training are being upgraded in parallel with changing professional therapists’ requirements. This course caters for school leavers and mature learners. It is an intense, one-year programme, which requires a high level of commitment and enthusiasm.

     

    CERTIFICATION

    • ITEC Certification.
    • QQI Level 5 in Beauty Therapy 5M3471
    • Gel Polish Training AIT accredited (Assoc. of International Therapists)

    CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

    Graduates who qualify in this area can pursue a career in beauty salons, make-up and skin care consultancies, or work in leisure centres, on cruise liners or in health farms and spas. Graduates can also pursue careers as a therapist company representative or a massage therapist. Graduates may further their study at Level 6 in the beauty industry or any Level 7 or Level 8 courses at TU Dublin Blanchardstown, Dun Laoghaire, IADT, etc.

    ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

    • Leaving Cert or LCA
    • Mature students of all backgrounds
    • Other equivalent qualification

    All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications.

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    EXAMPLES OF HIGHER EDUCATION PROGRESSION:

    Dunboyne: 6M3479 Beauty Therapy (Level 6, 1 Year)

    IT Tralee: TL872 Health and Leisure with Massage (Level 8, 4 Years)

    IT Carlow: CW188 Sports Rehabilitation and Athletic Therapy (Level 8, 4 Years)

    COURSE FEES

    Course fees of €200 are to be paid before registration and include course materials, examination fees and a €30 non-refundable deposit.

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