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If you are seriously considering applying for the Air Corps you should check the pre-required Leaving Certificate subjects as outlined in the cadetship booklet. This is very important!!

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If possible, you should organise a visit to Baldonnel through somebody that you know or maybe even your school...just to get familiar with the aircraft and to see the daily operation of the Air Corps.

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Beauty Therapy - Year 2

Course Code(s):  6N3475 6N4700
QQI Award Code: 
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Waterford College of Further Education

Waterford College of Further Education


 
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Course overview

Course Code 6N3475 6N4700
QQI Award Code
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This is a full time course including practical and theoretical training in aspects of Beauty & Body Therapy. This course leads to internationally recognised qualifications. We have a high standard of training with our students receiving awards at national and international level, opening up a wide range of employment opportunities worldwide.

What will you Study?

Theatrical Make-Up
Laser IPL
Body Massage/Body Electrics
Microdermabrasion
Epilation
Salon Work Experience

Additional Courses - optional:
Advanced Waxing
Gel Nails
Make-up Artistry
Spray Tanning
Body Scrubs and Wraps
Hot Stone Therapy
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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