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Beauty & Complementary Therapies

Course Code(s):  BTXX 6M3479 5N1356
QQI Award Code:  6M3479 Beauty Therapy
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Limerick College of Further Education

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Course overview

Course Code BTXX 6M3479 5N1356
QQI Award Code 6M3479 Beauty Therapy
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This 2 year full time programme leads to internationally recognised qualifications in Beauty and Complementary therapies. The programme consists of intensive practical and theoretical training in the various aspects of the profession. Learners are trained in a state-of-the-art beauty therapy salon. A compulsory work experience module in a busy salon reinforces theory and practical work.

What will you Study?

Beauty Therapy Services
Facial electrical treatment
Body Therapy Treatment
Indian Head Massage
Business Studies
Work Experience
IT
Aromatherapy
Reflexology
Thermal Auricular Therapy
Stone Therapy Massage
Epilation
CIDESCO Face and Body Therapy
Important Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands. 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.

Progression to CAO Courses

Higher Education Links Scheme (HELS)

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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Old FETAC Code New QQI Code
6M3479

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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.
Fashion & Beauty
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National Statistics for this Award (All Ireland)

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