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HBT1 - Level 5 Hairdressing

This course is 2 years Full Time. You will develop the foundation skills for Hairdressing, including a combination of practical subjects such as shampooing, blow-drying, basic cutting and colouring. This course also provides a thorough understanding of the theory associated with these skills.

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Is this course right for you?

The course includes practical and theory modules and gives learners a chance to experience the day to day procedures related to working in a hairdressing salon through Open Salon days in college.

What will you study?

Through a combination of practical observation and assessment, you will study and practice all areas of hairdressing including: consulting, hair and scalp analysis, blow-drying and setting, cutting and chemical services. There will be an emphasis on practical work experience in approved hairdressing salons, where learners will have contact with clients and potential employers. You will be required to purchase a uniform and professional work kit.

Areas of study – Year 1

  • Hairdressing Science
  • Hairdressing Theory & Practice
  • Skin Care, Eye Treatments & Make-up
  • Customer Service
  • Retail Selling
  • Word Processing
  • Safety and Health at Work
  • Communications
  • Work Experience

Additional

Creative Styling, Barbering

 

Areas of study – Year 2

  • Salon Reception Duties & Sales
  • Client Consultation
  • Cutting, Blow-drying, Settings and Dressing Hair
  • Shampooing and Conditioning
  • Perming and Neutralising Hair
  • Colouring
  • Promotion of Stock
  • Creating an image based on a theme within the Hairdressing and Beauty Sector

Qualifications Obtained

Year 1: QQI L5 Hairdressing 5M3351

State Examinations Commission

Junior Trades

Year 2: City & Guilds Hairdressing Diploma Level 2

State Examinations Commission

Senior Trades

Further Information

Find out about Entry Requirements.

For more information on this course, please contact Clodagh McKenna.

HBT1 - Level 5 Hairdressing

HBT1 - Level 5 Hairdressing

Year 1 - Government Levy €200.00
Year 1 - QQI Exam Fee € 50.00
Year 1 - Booking Deposit € 50.00
Year 1 - Capitation Fee €130.00
Year 1 - Junior Trades € 95.00
Year 1 - Hairdressing Kit €280.00 (Approx.)*
Year 1 - Uniform € 50.00 (Approx.)*
Year 2 - Government Levy €200.00
Year 2 - City & Guilds Exam Fee €200.00
Year 2 - Booking Deposit € 50.00
Year 2 - Capitation Fee €130.00
Year 2 - Senior Trades € 95.00
Year 2 - Occupational First Aid / First responder €190.00 TBC

*Paid at a later date

There will be additional fees for Uniform and upgrade of kit

HBT1 - Level 5 Hairdressing

Career Prospects

Hairdressing graduates find employment in diverse fields. Here are some of the most popular career destinations you could progress to:

Hair Stylist | Hair Technician | Sales Representative (Selling hair products and services).

Special Purpose Award Progression

There are many Special Purpose Award options available from this course, including:

Centre Course Area Level
CMETB (or other registered providers) City & Guilds Hairdressing 3
CMETB (or other registered providers) City & Guilds Tricology 4

Employment Progression

Graduates progressed to work for the following companies:

Peter Mark, Dundalk | Serenity Hair & Beauty, Kingscourt | Chic Hair & Beauty, Monaghan | Cheveux, Monaghan |The Hairdresser, Carrickmacross | Creative Edge, Kingscourt.

HBT2 - Level 5 Beauty Therapy & Make Up

The Beauty and Make-up course provides both practical and theoretical knowledge to learners, in a state of the art salon environment. The Beauty Department trains students to the highest professional standard and supports them to achieve awards which are both internationally recognised and on the national framework of qualifications.

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Is this course right for you?

This exciting course offers a range of opportunities for a student to study modules in many disciplines which provide a thorough understanding of the theory and practical skills, products and equipment involved in a range of beauty therapy treatments. Effectively presenting your skills and talents are a vital part of becoming successful in the Beauty and Makeup industry.

What will you study?

You will complete theoretical and practical studies in areas such as anatomy & physiology, make-up, waxing, manicure & pedicure, facial skincare, eye treatments, body massage and facial electrics. There will be an emphasis on practical work experience in approved beauty salons, where you will have the opportunity to meet potential employers and get hands on experience in the beauty industry. You will be required to purchase a uniform and professional beauty and make-up kit.

Areas of study to include:

  • Makeup Applications
  • Skincare, Makeup and Eye Treatments
  • Facial Electrics
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Manicure, Pedicure and Waxing
  • Body Massage and Figure Analysis
  • Customer Service
  • Word Processing
  • Retail Selling
  • Work Experience

Qualifications Obtained

5M3471 QQI Level 5 Beauty Therapy

ITEC Diploma Level 2 for Beauty Specialists

ITEC Diploma Level 3 Facial Electrical Treatments

Further Information

Find out about Entry Requirements.

For more information on this course, please contact Antoinette Boyce.

HBT2 - Level 5 Beauty Therapy & Make Up

HBT2 - Level 5 Beauty Therapy & Make Up

Government Levy €200.00
QQI Exam Fee € 50.00
Booking Deposit € 50.00
Capitation Fee €130.00
ITEC Beauty Specialist Exam Fee € 140.00
ITEC Beauty A&P Fee € 90.00
First Aid Responder € 190.00 TBC
Make up Kit € 180.00 (Approx.)*
Uniform € 50.00 (Approx.)*

*Paid at a later date

HBT2 - Level 5 Beauty Therapy & Make Up

Career Prospects

Beauty and Make-up graduates find employment in diverse fields. Here are some of the most popular career destinations you could progress to:

Beauty Salons │ Make-up Studios │ Spa and Leisure Centres │ Cruise Liners │ Make-up Counters │ Retail │Film Sets │ Health Farms │ Tanning Centres │Training.

MI Progression

Advanced Certificate in Beauty Therapy – Level 6

Employment Progression

Graduates progressed to work for the following companies:

Fifth Avenue │ Sun Shapers│ Castle Leslie │ Hillgrove Hotel │ Steiner Cruise Ships | Self-Employment.

HBT3 - Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Beauty Therapy

Applicants for this Advanced Certificate course must have already successfully obtained a QQI Level 5 Certificate in Beauty Therapy or equivalent. Entry may be subject to interview.

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Is this course right for you?

This Advanced Beauty Therapy course enables learners to acquire the knowledge, skills and competence to work independently and/or in a supervisory capacity to provide specialist beauty and body therapy treatments in a variety of contexts. It is aimed at Beauty Therapists requiring a high level of qualification that is internationally recognised.

What will you study?

There will be a strong emphasis on practical experience in a professional salon environment. Learners will be expected to demonstrate the highest standards and abilities in areas such as Body Treatments, Body Massage and Epilation. Open salon days also provide experience of the day to day running of a beauty salon.

Areas of study to include:

  • Body and Beauty Science and Treatments
  • Depilation, Tanning and Lightening
  • Electrical Epilation
  • Indian Head Massage
  • On Site Massage
  • Communications
  • Work Experience

Options

Supervisory Skills
Nail Technology

Qualifications Obtained

6M3479 QQI Level 6 Beauty Therapy

ITEC Level 3 Diplomas in Body Treatments / Epilation / Facial Electrical Treatments

Further Information

Find out about Entry Requirements.

For more information on this course, please contact Antoinette Boyce

HBT3 - Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Beauty Therapy

HBT3 - Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Beauty Therapy

Government Levy €200.00
QQI Exam Fee € 80.00
Booking Deposit € 50.00
Capitation Fee €130.00
ITEC Exam Fee €270.00
First Aid Responder €190.00 (TBC)

There may be an additional fee for Uniform & Specialist Equipment

HBT3 - Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Beauty Therapy

Career Prospects

Advanced Certificate in Beauty Therapy graduates find employment in diverse fields. Here are some of the most popular career destinations you could progress to:

Cruise Liners │ Make-Up Artist │ Sales Representative for Beauty Products.