Project Description

Professional Diploma in Beauty Therapy

6MiconCode: 255189

Coordinator:Deidre Dunphy

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

Building on the practical skills and knowledge developed at Level 5, this course takes 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, or to Higher Education, including Advanced Entry options.

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
  • Work Experience

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
  • professional-beauty v2

Entry Requirements
Level 5 Certificate in Beauty Therapy or equivalent

Beauty Therapy
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
If not already owned, you will need:
Salon Service Kit €120 average price
Books €100 average price
Salon Uniform Pack Required €120 average price


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

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Early Interview Option

Early interviews normally take place in May. Late applications take place in Aug and early September. 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.