Beauty Therapy Level 5

Certification: CIBTAC (The Confederation of International Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology) ITEC (International Therapy Examination Council) QQI Level 5 Beauty Therapy 5M3471, QQI Level 6 Indian Head Massage 6N3477 & QQI Level 6 Electrical Epilation 6N3475.


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 and body 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 Beauty course runs over two years and you gain extensive qualifications in all areas of beauty, body and holistic therapies.


Two year full time course

Course Outline

. Skin care, Eye Treatments & Make up

. Manicure, Pedicure & Waxing

. Body Massage & Figure Analysis

. Anatomy and Physiology

. Facial Electrical Treatments

. Body Electrical Treatments

. Electrical Epilation

. Indian Head Massage

. Photographic and Fashion Make up

. Communications

. Health and Safety

. Work Experience

Students will also have the opportunity to take part in any add on courses throughout the two years such as ; Gel Nails , Spray Tanning, Ear Candling, Hot Stone Massage, Dermalogica and Academie Skin Care Training.

We work with the following products: Dermalogica, Academie, Kaeso , Jessica Nail Systems, Bronze Express Tan.


Course Fees

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

Beauty Year 1 – 965 Euro (includes exam fees)

Beauty Year 2- 580 Euro (includes exam fees)

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

Career Opportunities and Progression

There are a number of career opportunities on completion of our 2 year course. There is a huge demand for highly qualified facial and body therapists both nationally and internationally, with the additional option of self-employment. Opportunities exist in the following areas:

Beauty Salon

Mobile Therapist

Spa Industry

Salon Owner

Cruise Liners

Make up and Skin Care Consultant

Sales Representative

Health Farms / Leisure Centres

Further studies can be taken to specialise in: Complementary Therapies, Nail Technician, Theatrical and Media Make up.   Or progress your studies with AIT Spa Management Course.

Course Coordinator

Jill Kelly