Aesthetic Treatment Diploma Course – Part time Beauty Course

Aim of Course

  • To enable a candidate to perform safe and effective facial therapy, make up, waxing, hand and foot treatments.
  • To provide opportunities for candidates to develop a range of skills and techniques personal qualities and for performance in employment as a Beauty Therapist.

Entry level

Candidates must have a leaving cert. or equivalent but this is not essential. This is at the discretion of the college and adult returners experience will be considered.

A person displaying a high level of interpersonal skills eg. excellent communication, patience, tact and time keeping. A well-groomed appearance is a major asset.

Areas of Study


Health and Hygiene


Skin Diseases



Business Studies

Salon Procedures

Structure of the Course and exam layout

Pre skin analysis and consultation



Skin analysis


Waxing, must demonstrate wax application and removal and hot wax application and removal

Eyelash eyebrow tinting

Eyebrow shape

Electrical treatments ( based on the following four )

Vacuum suction


High frequency


Massage including all five massage movements


Make up

Manicure or pedicure, including hand / Foot massage



Case studies must be completed and submitted to the examiner on completion of the course. Practical duration of exam  3 ½ hrs. Theory Multiple choice papers 60% pass rate.

  • Other Subjects
  • Product knowledge/ Cosmetic Science
  • Anatomy and Physiology of the head face neck, hands feet, ,lower arm and lower leg
  • Bones
  • Nerve supply
  • Lymphatic system
  • Muscles
  • Blood supply

This part time Beauty Course commences in October 2 nights weekly Tuesday and Thursday or 1 day weekly. We offer this Part time course in February 1 day weekly or 2 nights weekly Tuesday  and Thursday

Exams to be taken on completion of this course

  1.   CIBTAC       Aesthetic Treatments Diploma Course
  2.   ITEC            Beauty Specialist Diploma Course