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Waterford College of Further Education

Waterford College of Further Education


 

Beauty Therapy - Year 1


Course Code(s):  5N3470
QQI Award Code: 
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Description...
This is a full-time course including both practical and theoretical training in aspects of beauty therapy. The course leads to diplomas of international recognition. We have a high standard of training with our students receiving awards at national and international level, opening up a wide range of employment opportunities worldwide.

 

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.

Facial Therapy
(Practical and Theoretical)
Facial Electrical Treatment
Manicure / Pedicure
Make-Up
Anatomy and Physiology
Hygiene, Salon Safety & First Aid
Business Studies
Cosmetic Chemistry
Waxing
Product Knowledge Courses

 

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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  
Footwear Designer   Beauty Therapist  
Beauty Consultant   Fashion Technologist  
Designer/maker   Fashion Stylist  
Hairdresser   Tailor  
Wigmaker   Photographer - Fashion, Press & Sport  

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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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