Advanced Beauty Therapy & Make-Up Artistry Year 2
(with Spa Treatments)


  • Photographic Make-Up
  • Laser IPL + Microdermabrasion
  • Body Massage/Body Electrics
  • Body Analysis
  • Spa Treatments – Body Polish/ Mud Wraps
  • Salon Work Experience
  • Facial Treatments


  • Make-Up Artist
  • Laser Clinic Therapist
  • Skincare Consultant
  • Teaching
  • Self-Employment
  • Spa/Leisure Centre
  • Company Representative
  • Cruise Liner
  • Qualifications to travel Internationally

Courses Description

This is a full time course including practical and theoretical training in aspects of Beauty & Body Therapy. This course leads to internationally recognised qualifications. We have a high standard of training with our students regularly receiving awards at National and International Level, opening up a wide range of employment opportunities worldwide.

Minimum Entry Requirements

  • ITEC Beauty Specialist & ITEC Facial Electrics or equivalent together with successful interview.
  • Mature students welcome with the above pre-requisite and a successful interview.
  • Students can transfer from other colleges provided they have the above pre-requisite and a successful interview.


Progression onto the Alternative Health & Well-Being Therapies course is dependent on a successful interview.
Alternative Health & Well-Being Therapies enables the student to build on their knowledge and qualifications and includes ITEC Reflexology, ITEC Holistic Massage, QQI Level 5 in Nutrition and QQI Level 6 in Indian Head Massage.


  • CIDESCO – Beauty Therapy International Diploma
  • ITEC – Diploma in Intense Pulse Light (IPL) Treatments
  • ITEC Award in Photographic Make-Up
  • QQI Level 6 – Theatre & Film Make-Up with High Fashion & Photographic Make-Up (6N4700)
  • ITEC – Diploma in Intense Pulse Light (IPL) Treatments

Additional Courses (Optional)

  • Advanced Waxing – Certified
  • Gel Nails – Certified


Excel Version or PDF Version of course costs.

Please Note: Every effort is made to have these costs as accurate as possible, however, please be aware that some of these costings are supplied by external agencies & external exam bodies and there is a potential for those to change unexpectedly. If changes occur they will be communicated to learners as soon as possible.

Examining Bodies

  • ITEC
  • QQI


One Year


New students to W.C.F.E. will need to purchase uniform, towels, kits, textbooks and salon shoes.

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N.B. Due to ongoing developments in QQI awards, names and content are subject to change.

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