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Beauty Therapy

Course Code(s):  5M3471 5N5371 6N3475
QQI Award Code:  5M3471 Beauty Therapy
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Course overview

Course Code 5M3471 5N5371 6N3475
QQI Award Code 5M3471 Beauty Therapy
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

The prospective Beauty Therapist will learn the techniques, skills, personal qualities and attitudes essential for success as a Beauty Therapist in business. Quality assurance and student assessments are monitored by VTCT and QQI.

What will you Study?

Year 1:
VTCT Qualification:
Health and Safety at Work 5N1794
Manicure and Pedicure Treatments
Facial Skin Care
Salon Reception Duties
Effective Running of a Business
Make-up Instruction and Application
Client Care and Communications 5N0690
Eyelash and Brow Treatments
Waxing Techniques
Spray Tanning Techniques
Display Retail Stock

QQI Qualification:
Anatomy and Physiology
Safety and Health at Work 5N1794
Skin Care, Eye Treatments and Make Up
Facial Electrics
Customer Service 5N0972
Beauty Industry Ethics and Practice 5N3470
Manicure, Pedicure and Waxing 5N3467

Year 2:
VTCT Qualification:
Origins of Massage
Principles of Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Body Massage Techniques
Massage using Pre-Blended Aromatherapy Oils
Stone Therapy Massage
Health and Safety at Work 5N1794
Maintaining Personal Health and Wellbeing
Indian head Massage

QQI Qualification:
Electrical Epilation Electrolysis
Body Massage and Figure Analysis 5N3465
Reflexology
Work Experience 5N1356
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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5M3471

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