Course Description

Beauty and Spa Therapy course (Full Time)

Portobello Institute

Portobello Institute’s Beauty and Spa Therapy course provides you with internationally recognised ITEC qualifications that will equip you with the full range of practical skills needed for modern beauty and spa salons. During this 7-month course you will learn about the foundations of beauty such as skin care and eye treatments, manicure / pedicure and facial electric treatments. You will attend class 3 days a week in and during the second semester you will complete an internship programme at a beauty and spa salon enabling you to get practical experience to compliment your studies.  There is cross-collaboration of projects and field trips with make-up and fashion students which allows our beauty and spa therapy students to benefit from a more rounded college life. There is an easy payment plan designed to make this programme affordable. These factors, together with the one to one tutorial support, offer you a course that is accessible, affordable and achievable.

Practical skills acquirement is an essential part of this program and the course is designed that by the end of first semester, you will have completed some of their exams and are qualified to deliver treatments to clients in a working salon. During the second semester, you will be placed on an internship programme with selected partner beauty and spa salons. Portobello Institute provides you with the internship placement in a working salon and supports them throughout their experience with our partner salons.

Course Code BTDP-F-DS
College Name Portobello Institute
Course Category Beauty, Beauty Therapy
Course Type Classroom Based
Course Qualification Level 1 Certificate
Course Location Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 1
Course Start Date 5th October 2020
Course End Date 15th May 2021
Course Fee 4495
Course Duration 7 months
Awarding Body ITEC
Title of Awarding ITEC level 2 Beauty Therapy
Entry Requirements Entry is by direct application to Portobello Institute and is based on interview selection. Application Process Step 1 - Complete the online booking form. Step 2 - Applicants will be contacted and an interview arranged Step 3 - Interview takes place Step 4 - Confirmation of an offer of a place will be given to applicants meeting the selection criteria, with a formal offer emailed within 3 days of the interview. Step 5 - Applicants have 14 days to confirm their acceptance of an offer by returning the acceptance form The Interview Places on this programme are limited to 14 and we want to ensure each and every student we accept has the opportunity to excel as a therapist. By interviewing all applicants, we can verify each student has the aptitude and personality to deal with clients in a spa and beauty setting. The interview will take place at a time convenient to applicants and is carried out by the programme manager. Our programme manager is also seeking to understand that applicants have a genuine interest in working as a therapist in a beauty or spa salon, they understand the role of a therapist, the requirements of the programme and that this programme and Portobello Institute is the right career choice for them.
Career Path Upon completing this course, you will hold ITEC level 2 qualifications in Beauty Therapy, and ITEC Level 3 qualifications in Facial Electric, Nail Technology, Holistic Massage, Indian Head Massage, Stone Therapy Massage. This will qualify you to work as a beauty and spa therapist as well as delivering specialised treatments allowing you to work in brow bars, nail bars etc.
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Portobello Institute

43 Lower Dominick Street, Dublin 1, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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