Beauty Therapy Level 5

Price: TBA
Duration: 1 year Full Time Course
Further Education and PLC
Academic year Sept 2020 - May 2021

Course description

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What is Beauty Therapy?

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.

Course Content
The following modules:
• Body Massage and Figure Analysis • Safety and Health at Work
• Skin Care, Eye Treatments, Make-up • Word Processing
• Manicure, Pedicure and Waxing • Communications
• Anatomy and Physiology • Work Experience
• Beauty Industry, Ethics and Practice
• ITEC Certification* Offered in addition to QQI Level 5

QQI Level 5 in Beauty Therapy 5M3471 as well as ITEC certification.
Gel Polish Training AIT accredited (Assoc. of International Therapists)

Career Opportunities
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 or level 8
courses at Blanchardstown IT, Dun Laoghaire, IADT, etc.

Higher Education Progression
Dunboyne: 6M3479 Beauty Therapy (Level 6, 1 Year)
Ormonde College: 6M3479 Beauty Therapy with Make-up Artistry and
Spa Therapy
IT Tralee: TL872 Health and Leisure with Massage (Level 8, 4 Years)

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

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