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Galway Technical Institute

Galway Technical Institute

Beauty Therapy


Course Code:  5M3471
Award Code(s):  5M3471
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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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 you will Study...
These are the main subject modules available in this course. Note: Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands.

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

Optional Modules
Learners may also have the opportunity to study Maths as an extra module.
Optional Modules and Training Courses
Spray Tan
Nail Extensions
Lash Extensions
Specialized Waxing
Airbrushing Make-up
Indian Head Massage

 

Important: 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   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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Progression Routes

(Higher Education Links Scheme)

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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