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Beauty Therapy

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Galway Technical Institute

Galway Technical Institute


 
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Course overview

Course Code 5M3471
QQI Award Code 5M3471 Beauty Therapy
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

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 costumer communication essential to its success. This course is designed to provide students with the necessary knowledge and skills required for a career in the beauty industry. Students will be trained in a realistic / industry based work environment in the colleges's own salon 'Poise'. They will experience the regular operation of a salon, establishing professional contact with costumers and potential employers.

What will you Study?

Skincare, Eye Treatments and Make-Up 5N3466
Work Experience 5N1356
Retail Selling 5N1619
Anatomy and Physiology 5N0749
Manicure, Pedicure and Waxing 5N3467
Body Massage and Figure Analysis 5N3465
Beauty Industry Ethics and Practice 5N3470
Customer Service 5N0972

Optional Modules and Training Courses :
Spray Tan
Nail Extensions
Lash Extensions
Specialized Waxing
Airbrushing Make-up
Indian Head Massage
Important Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands. Almost all PLC courses have a Work Experience module, which requires students to find their own placement in an area directly related to their course.

Progression to CAO Courses

Higher Education Links Scheme (HELS)

This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.

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Old FETAC Code New QQI Code
5M3471

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Related Career Sectors

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Fashion & Beauty
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National Statistics for this Award (All Ireland)

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