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Orla Gallagher

Spa Manager

Failte Ireland

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  Orla Gallagher
If considering a job in this field I think its best to have a therapy background or a caring background. Be prepared to work hard, it takes alot of effort to help create the perfect environment for others to relax in. Work well with others and help your collegues it makes for a friendly workplace and you never know when you will need their assistance. An interest in sales and marketing would also be avantageous, as you must be competitive with other spa's offerings.
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Templemore College of Further Education

Templemore College of Further Education


 

Make-Up Artistry


Course Code(s):  5M5265
QQI Award Code:  5M5265 Make-up Artistry
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Description...
This course is suitable for anyone who has an interest in makeup and cosmetic application. Students are expected to have a good imagination and creative flair.

 

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.

Period and Theatrical Make-up
Postiche (Facial Hair Making)
Fashion and Media Make-up
Specialised Make-up Effects
Communications
Work Experience
Waxing
Manicure
Pedicure

 

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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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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5M5265