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Cavan Institute

Cavan Institute


 

Beauty Therapy


Course Code(s):  5M3471 6M3479 CI061BY CI061BY
QQI Award Code:  5M3471 Beauty Therapy
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Description...
Working with Dermologica, Decleor and Yonka products, students gain exceptional experience in this dynamic industry. This course is very intensive and a high level of commitment is essential. Work experience in beauty therapy is an integral part of the course.

Progressing from year 1 to year 2, students will advance their professional skills further and add to their existing qualifications. CIDESCO is the highest and most recognised qualification worldwide. Cavan Institute has been a registered CIDESCO school for over 10 years. Students will study a specialised subject and complete a 4000 word thesis relevant to the beauty industry. Students actively participate on a weekly basis in the Salon on campus and gain experience practicing treatments and developing existing skills to salon standard.

 

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.

Year 1
Anatomy and physiology
Body massage and figure analysis
Skin care, eye treatments and make-up
Manicure, pedicure and waxing
Team-working
Work experience
Facial electrical machines
Beauty therapy industry ethics and practice

Year 2
Body and beauty science and treatments
Work practice
Personal and professional development
Microdermabrasion and laser IPL (Students can only advance to this subject on achieving a pass in their FETAC/QQI Electrical Epilation practical exam)
Electrical epilation
Indian head massage
Body electrical machines
Commercial salon experience
Advanced body massage
Advanced facial
Specialised subject/thesis

Optional workshops in year 2:
Advanced waxing
Nail art
Eyelash extensions
Spray tan
Product demonstrations
Hot stones
Eyebrow threading

 

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...
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Fashion & Beauty
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Progression Routes

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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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