Beauty Therapy


Beauty Therapy Level 5 (5N1356)

Beauty Therapy – Aesthetics Department 

Certification: CIBTAC (The Confederation of International Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology) Skin Treatments Diploma. ITEC (International Therapy Examination Council) Beauty Specialist Diploma & QQI Level 5 Skin Care, Eye Treatments & Make up 5N3466, Manicure, Pedicure & Waxing 5N 3467, Facial Electrics 5N 3468 &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 what the industry calls for.  Our Beauty Department are proud winners of 2 international awards, CIBTAC Centre of the Year and CIBTAC Tutor of the Year. You will also have the opportunity to complete 10 days work experience in a salon environment.  

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 
  • Photographic and Fashion Make Up (Optional) 

(Course subject options available) 

Students will also have the opportunity to take part in any additional add on courses throughout the year such as; Gel Nails, Spray Tanning, Semi Permanent lashes and  

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 
  • Spa Therapist 
  • Nail Technician 
  • Mobile Therapist 
  • Salon Owner 
  • Make up and Skin Care Consultant 
  • Freelance Make-up Artist 
  • Sales Representative 
Additional information in relation to Module  

Photographic and Fashion Make up 

Our Photographic and Fashion Make up Certificate is recommended for students who have a natural flair and passion for make up as the unit is based on capability, knowledge, skill and working independently to create a portfolio. It is perfect for those who have a major interest in make-up and who want to explore the idea of working professionally. 

You will learn how to maintain effective health, safety and hygiene practice throughout the work place as well client care and communication. 

This Certificate allows you to research and build your very own make up portfolio to include, Period, Catwalk, Fashion, High Fashion, Bridal, Commercial and Day Make Up. 

If you have no previous beauty qualifications it is recommended that you complete our QQI 5N3466 Skin Care, Eye Treatments and Make up module. This will give you the foundation of knowledge you require in areas of anatomy and physiology, skin diseases and disorders, make up and lash application, brow shaping and tinting. 

Students will also have the opportunity to take part in additional add on courses throughout the year such as; Spray Tanning and Semi Permanent lashes. 

Course Coordinator 

Jil Kelly Greene

 Fees for 2021

In order to secure a place you must pay the following fees upon offer of a place.

Beauty Therapy Year 1

Registration fee (You must pay to secure your place) Payable to Templemichael College Way2Pay

PLC Government Levy (You must pay to secure your place) Payable to Templemichael College Way2Pay

Class consumables & Insurance (You must pay to secure your place) Payable to Templemichael College Way2Pay






Kit costings –  paid directly to each company

Beauty Therapy Year 1

Book; The foundations of beauty therapy – Lorraine Nordmann

2 X Navy Buttercups Beauty Tunic

Full Aesthetics Kit





Exam Fees due in January 2022

Exam Fees (Payable to Templemichael College Way2Pay)

QQI Exam Fees (Payable to Templemichael College Way2Pay) Exempt if you have a current medical card or written confirmation that you are in receipt of the Back to Education Allowance



Please email proof of any of the above to before registration can be activated.

Additional items you will need to purchase: Navy trousers (trousers must be the correct length) No Leggings please. Navy Cardigan & plain black/navy flat shoes or sketchers shoes. No runners or plimsolls due to health and safety. Towels-  beige/cream or pastel shade – 2 X bath sheets, 2   bath towels, 3 X hand towels.  Small round cotton discs, cotton buds, wooden spatulas & facial tissues (You will need a supply of these throughout the year) Lever arch folder, refill pad and clip board.