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I would advise them to give it a go - it doesn’t mean you have to work there long term. You must know how to speak a language other than your mother tongue reasonably well, as a good proficiency is essential. It’s also important to know and understand the cultural diversity that makes up the European Union.

Our internships are a great chance to come for a short period to determine where your interests lie and taste the experiences. Starting out your career path with the EU gives you a really good foundation of insider knowledge of how the EU works and is so useful professionally, even if you don’t plan on working there forever.

It is also important for young Irish people to consider moving to countries that are not English speaking and working for the EU would be very useful to your long term career.
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Beauty Therapy

Course Code(s):  5N3466 5N3467
QQI Award Code: 
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Enniscorthy Vocational College

Enniscorthy Vocational College
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Course overview

Course Code 5N3466 5N3467
QQI Award Code
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This is year one of a two year full time course, designed to provide students the skills necessary to achieve the highest standards in all aspects of Beauty Therapy both practically and theoretically, leading to qualifications of international recognition. These qualifications, open up a wide range of opportunities for students to gain employment both at home or internationally.

What will you Study?

Facial Therapy
Make up
Waxing
Manicure / Pedicure
Indian Head
Health and Safety
Anatomy and Physiology
Facial Electricals
Product Knowledge
First Aid
Cosmetic Chemistry

ADDITIONAL COURSES:
Shellac / Nail Art
Spray Tanning
Sugaring / Threading
First Aid
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.

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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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