Beauty Therapy – Aesthetics Department

Certification: CIBTAC (The Confederation of International Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology) Aesthetics Diploma. ITEC (International Therapy Examination Council) Beauty Specialist Diploma & QQI Level 5 Work Experience 5N1356


Beauty therapy is a thriving profession and our beauty students here at LCFE are trained to the highest standard. Not only will you learn the theory and practice behind beauty treatments, you will also learn the standard of professionalism the industry calls for.  Our Beauty Department are proud winners of 2 international awards CIBTAC Centre of the Year 2014 and CIBTAC Tutor of the Year 2015. You will also have the opportunity to take part in our Erasmus + Programme which will see successful candidates spend 3 weeks in Tenerife working in 4 and 5 star Hotels and Spas. Our Aesthetics course runs over one year and you gain extensive qualifications in all areas of beauty.


One year full time course

Course Outline

. Skin care, Eye Treatments & Make up

. Manicure, Pedicure & Waxing

. Facial Electrical Treatments

. Anatomy & Physiology

. Work Experience

Students will also have the opportunity to take part in any additional add on courses throughout the year such as; Gel Nails , Spray Tanning and Dermalogica and Academie Skin Care Training.

Course Fees  

Please note that course fees are subject to change and the fee given is an approximate cost

Aesthetics kit and exam fees – €1,100



Entry Level

Leaving Certificate (5 passes) Biology or Home Economics Social and Scientific an advantage

Leaving Certificate Applied or Equivalent

Mature Applicants are welcome and will be considered on their merits


There is a fantastic opportunity here at LCFE to continue your studies on site on our Complementary and Advanced Beauty Therapy course.

Career Opportunities

There are a number of career opportunities on completion of our course. There is a huge demand for highly qualified facial therapists both nationally and internationally, with the additional option of self-employment. Opportunities exist in the following areas:

Beauty Salon

Mobile Therapist

Salon Owner

Make up and Skin Care Consultant

Sales Representative

Course Coordinator

Jill Kelly