Course Description

Beauty Therapy ITEC and QQI Level 5

Dunboyne College of Further Education

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 students. It is an intense, one-year programme, which requires a high level of commitment and enthusiasm.

The following modules will be offered subject to availability or demand and are subject to change:

• Body Massage and Figure Analysis
• Safety and Health at Work
• Skin Care, Eye Treatments and Makeup
• 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 Diploma in Beauty Specialist * Offered in addition to QQI Level 5

• Level 5 Beauty Therapy 5M3471
• ITEC Diploma in Beauty Specialist
• Gel Polish training AIT accredited by the Association of International Therapists (AIT)
To successful complete ITEC qualifications students must meet ITEC attendance requirements

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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 17th September 2024
Course End Date 23rd May 2025
Course Duration One Year
Course Times Full time
Awarding Body QQI
Title of Awarding QQI Level 5 in Beauty Therapy 5M3471 as well as ITEC certification.
Entry Requirements ENTRY REQUIREMENTS • Leaving Certificate or Leaving Certificate Applied or; • Mature Students or; • Other equivalent qualifications All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications. Apply directly at
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 centers, 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 TUD Blanchardstown, Technological University of the Shannon, Limerick, Dun Laoghaire, IADT and other Technological Universities around the country. EMPLOYMENT PROGRESSION Last year this course had 100% employability within the Beauty and spa industry. EXAMPLES OF HIGHER EDUCATION PROGRESSION: Dunboyne: 6M3479 Beauty Therapy (Level 6, 1 Year) TUS Limerick: US946 Business Studies with Beauty and Spa Services (Level 7, 3 Years) MTU Tralee: MT912 Health and Leisure with Massage (Level 8, 4 Years) SETU Carlow: SE901 Sports Rehabilitation and Athletic Therapy (Level 8, 4 Years)
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Dunboyne College of Further Education

01 8015968
Dunboyne Business Park, Dunboyne, Meath, Ireland

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Dunboyne Business Park
Dunboyne, Meath
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