Course Description

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.

The following modules will be offered:

  • Body Massage and Figure Analysis
  • Skin Care, Eye Treatments, Make up
  • Manicure, Pedicure and Waxing
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Beauty Industry and Practice
  • Database Methods
  • Retail Selling
  • Customer Service
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
  • Marketing Practice
  • Safety and Health at Work

Course Code 5M3471
College Name Dunboyne College of Further Education
Course Category Beauty, Beauty Therapy
Course Type Classroom Based
Course Qualification Level 5 Certificate
Course Location Dunboyne, Meath, Ireland
Delivery mode Classroom based
Course Start Date 10th September 2018
Course End Date 17th May 2019
Course Duration One Year
Awarding Body QQI
Title of Awarding QQI Level 5 in Beauty Therapy 5M3471 as well as ITEC certification.
Entry Requirements Leaving Cert or LCA Mature Students of all backgrounds Other equivalent qualification Apply directly at All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications
Career Path 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. 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 course at IT colleges.
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Course Provider

Dunboyne College of Further Education

01 8015968
Dunboyne Business Park, Dunboyne, Meath, Ireland

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