Sallynoggin College of Further EducationAdvanced Hairdressing and Beauty Specialist

Advanced Hairdressing and Beauty Specialist

South Dublin City
1 year
Further Education and PLC

Course description

This Advanced Hairdressing & Beauty Specialist course covers all aspects of advanced hairdressing and make-up artistry including fashion, theatre and special effects.

  • QQI Level 6 Certificate in Fashion Industry Practice 6M4508 including Beauty Treatments
  • Junior Trade Certificate in Hairdressing DES
  • ITEC Certification (Optional)

Course Content


– Advanced colouring techniques

– Advanced cutting techniques

– Diagnose Hair & Scalp conditions

– Fantasy Up styles

– Period Up styles

•Theatrical & Film Make-up

– Fantasy/High Fashion Make-up

– Theatrical/Character Make-up

– Specialised Make-up Effects

•Nail Technology – Acrylic, Gel, Fibreglass

•Trend Forecasting

•Design skills

•Work experience


Course Features and Facilities

•Fully equipped hairdressing studios

•Fully equipped beauty treatment rooms

•Art studio

•Work placement in chosen field

•Team building excursions

•Visits to and from industry specialists

•Photo-shoots in collaboration withFashion and Photography departments

•Access to fully equipped IT suites and Library

•Wifi and Moodle


Workshops include:


•Nail Art

•Visit to industry specialists

•Advanced Colour

•Advanced hair extension training

•Advanced up styling

•Advanced Lash Treatments


Entry Requirements

QQI level 5 in Hairdressing


Mature applicants welcome

Applicants may be accepted without meeting formal entry requirements.

Employment Opportunities

Continue training in the hairdressing industry to complete a hairdressing apprenticeship.

•Beauty Salon

•Beauty Resort

•Mobile Therapist

•Cruise Liners

•Cosmetic & Fashion Retail Sales

•Nail Technician

•Make-up Artist

•Reception in Hair or Beauty Salon

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