Beauty & Holistic Therapies

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The wide range of modules delivered in this two-year course is designed to provide a comprehensive education and training for students wishing to pursue careers in beauty and holistic therapies. The world's foremost international beauty qualifications are offered thus making graduates highly employable both in Ireland and abroad. Students are qualified Beauty Therapists and employable after one year. Many complete two years, qualifying as Beauty and Holistic Therapists. Applications from students of other colleges are welcome for year 2.

Progression and Career Options:

Graduates may find employment as Beauty and Holistic Therapists in Beauty Salons, Leisure Centres, Cruise Liners, Pharmacies, Department Stores, Makeup and Skin Consultants, Hotels and Spas, as Mobile therapists, Salon Owners or in Beauty Journalism. Further study can lead to careers in Theatre and Film Makeup or work as a Nail Technologist.


Additional course fees apply for kits, uniforms, books and ITEC and/or CIBTAC Exam fees.

Beauty and Holistic Therapy (Year 1)

Course Content

Year 1 

  • Skin Treatments including Facial Electrics
  • Manicure & Pedicure
  • Make-up
  • Depilation (Waxing & Tweezing)
  • Customer Service
  • Word Processing
  • Professional Conduct and Business Awareness
  • Occupational First Aid


ITEC and CIBTAC Diplomas in Beauty and Holistic Therapies. Some modules are also validated by QQI.