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Beauty Therapy

Course Code(s):  5M2105
QQI Award Code:  5M2105 Retail Practice
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Galway Technical Institute


 
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Course overview

Course Code 5M2105
QQI Award Code 5M2105 Retail Practice
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This course aims to provide learners with the knowledge and skills to work within the Beauty Industry as Sales Consultants and Advisors. A beauty advisor assists customers locate the products which meet their needs and sell customers products from specific ranges. Work profiles involve suggesting products, explaining how products work, demonstrating how to use products, performing makeovers, managing stock and operating a retail counter.

What will you Study?

Skincare, Eye Treatments and Make-Up 5N3466
Retail Selling 5N1619
Customer Service 5N0972
Retail Display 5N1861
Safety and Health 5N1794
Retail Administration 5N1860
Communications 5N0690
Work Experience 5N1356
Optional Modules:
Dermalogica and Art -Deco Training and Certification
Fashion and Media Make-up Application
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

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BROXX 5M2105

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Sample Careers

If you are interested in this course, then some of these occupations may be of interest. These suggestions are related by Career Sector and Career Interests, and may be worth exploring.
Dressmaker   Make-Up Artist - TV/Film  
Beauty Consultant   Fashion Technologist  
Designer / Maker - Craft   Fashion Stylist  
Beauty Therapist   Footwear Designer  
Hairdresser   Funeral Director  
Personal Trainer   Tailor  
Wigmaker   Massage Therapist  
Hair & Scalp Specialist   Photographer - Fashion, Press & Sport  

Related Career Sectors

This course prepares people for careers typically found in the sectors below. You can explore information relating to these sectors by clicking on the titles below.
Fashion & Beauty
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National Statistics for this Award (All Ireland)

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