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Mullingar Community College

Mullingar Community College

Beauty & Body Therapy


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

 
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Description...
This is a one year full time course leading to a professional qualification for those wishing for a career in the beauty industry. The diploma comprises of an Aesthetic Treatment course and Body Therapy Diploma course.

These Diplomas are complemented with other additional optional courses (Electrolysis, Reflexology, Anatomy, Physiology, Massage, Aromatherapy, Food And Nutrition, Indian Head Massage). The programme consists of intensive practical and theoretical training in the various aspects of the profession.

 

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.

Aesthetic Treatments
Facial Electrics,
Facial massage, and skin Analysis
Anatomy and Physiology
Skin and Eye Treatments
Makeup, Eyelash and Eyebrow Treatment
Waxing
Manicure And Pedicure
Body Therapy
Food And Nutrition
Consultation and figure analysis
Body Massage
Diet And Exercise
Anatomy And Physiology
Electrical treatments
Health And Safety
Customer Relations

 

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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  

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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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