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Kerry College of Further Education


 

Beauty Therapy


Course Code:  5M3471 5N5371 6N3475
Award Code(s):  6M3479
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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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 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
VTCT Qualification:
Follow Health & Safety
Manicure & Pedicure Treatments
Facial Skin Care
Salon Reception Duties
Effective Running of a Business
Make-up Instruction & Application
Client Care & Communications
Eyelash & Brow Treatments
Waxing Techniques
Spray Tanning Techniques
Display Retail Stock

QQI Qualification:
Anatomy & Physiology
Safety & Health at Work
Skin Care, Eye Treatments & Make Up
Facial Electrics
Customer Service
Beauty Industry Ethics & Practice
Manicure, Pedicure & Waxing

Year 2
VTCT Qualification:
Origins of Massage, Principles of Complementary & Alternative Medicine
Body Massage Techniques
Massage using Pre-Blended Aromatherapy Oils
Stone Therapy Massage
Monitor Health & Safety in the Workplace
Maintaining Personal Health and Wellbeing
Indian head Massage

QQI Qualification:
Electrical Epilation Electrolysis) L6
Body Massage & Figure Analysis
Reflexology
Work Experience

 

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.
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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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6M3479