Project Description

Professional Diploma in Beauty Therapy

6MiconPLSS Code: 290181

Coordinator:Danielle Lyons

Individuals who seek to progress you career to higher level roles in the Beauty Industry, then our Professional Diploma in Beauty Therapy will support your ambitions.

Building on the practical skills and knowledge developed at Level 5, this course progresses you to professional level, internationally recognised, qualifications in the Beauty Treatments Industry. You learn highly specialised skills in all aspects of Beauty Treatments, including laser, micro-dermabrasion and intense pulsed light treatments. You can expect an intensive focus on high level professional practice on the course.

This course leads to internationally recognised CIDESCO and ITEC qualifications, and successful students can progress to professional-level work roles.

What Makes This Course Special

  • Internationally-recognised professional qualification
  • Professional-level skills training
  • Professional practice-based teaching
  • Outstanding facilities
  • Highly experienced beauty therapy team
  • Excellent progression routes, including Advanced Entry to HE

Course Content

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Electrical Epilation
  • Figure Diagnosis
  • Body Electrical Treatments
  • Laser
  • Intense Pulsed Light Treatments
  • Micro-Dermabrasion
  • Swedish Massage

Progress to further study and careers including:

  • Beauty Therapist
  • Beauty Salon Management
  • Cruise Liner Therapist
  • Company Representative
  • Make-up Consultant
  • Massage Therapist
  • Product Consultant
  • Skin Care Consultant
  • Spa Therapist

Entry Requirements
Level 5 Certificate in Beauty Therapy or equivalent

Beauty Therapy
ITEC L3 Award in Education and Training 2213
ITEC Diploma Laser & IPL L4
ITEC Diploma Micro-Dermabrasion L3, Body Treatments L3, Epliation L3

Standard registration (see Other Awarding bodies in costs, fees and finance) and CIDESCO exam costs €275 and
ITEC exam costs €355

Additional Costs
ITEC Exam Fee €60
Advanced Waxing €75

If not already owned, you will need:
Beauty Kit
Books €100
Salon Uniform €30


Garda Vetting
See the Garda Vetting details on the Entry Requirements Page

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Early Interview Option

Apply before 29 April 2020 for the opportunity of an early interview, Early interviews normally take place in May.

Apply before August 2020 for a later interview. An offer of a place does not guarantee a place - only full payment of fees will move an applicant to registered status. If an offer is not accepted in time and a course is full then applicants will be added to a waiting list and have the opportunity to apply for another course.

Note: This is a full-time course.