Portobello InstituteThe Skin Specialist – Part Time

The Skin Specialist – Part Time

Dublin City
Price: € 699
Duration: 3 months
Further Education and PLC, QQI Level 5

Course description

This Skin Specialist course is aimed at those with a particular interest in the skin and is the basis upon which to start building skills and knowledge in this area. This programme covers the necessary skills and knowledge to be proficient in preparing and providing a wide range of skin care treatments. Understanding the preparation of the skin and the selection of the correct products and equipment to carry out the suitable facial skincare treatmentsis a core element of the programme. Specialising in Skincare and Product Advice, Cleanse (Superficial & Deep), Facial Massage and Facial Masks are the key skills and knowledge that a student will develop by participating on this course.

Developing the skills to communicate and behave in a professional manner whilst following health and safety work practices is essential for anyone working in skincare. This course will prepare the graduate for work in  the following environments and career opportunities include: Salon, Private Consultant, Beauty product company employment.

Qualification Gained:

ITEC Level 2 Award in Provide Facial Skincare

Course Content:

This programme develops the theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the following areas;

General Skin care
Deep & superficial cleansing
Toning & Moisturising
Facial Treatments
Skin analysis with contra-indications
The skin
Cosmetic science
Osteology, neurology & angiology
Communication & Behaviour in a professional manner
Health & Safety
The main skills the learner will perform are:

Facial skincare – to include consultation, skin analysis, cleansing, massage, application and removal of masks, adaption of treatment to suit the client’s needs and providing after care advice.

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