This 2-year course gives you the essential skills and requirements needed to enable you to work efficiently in salons, day spas and resorts around the country and across the world.
It covers all aspects of the beauty business to help gain employment either locally, nationally or worldwide. You will also gain qualifications by international examination boards- ITEC and CIBTAC on successful completion of exams which take place twice a year.
Face and body treatments are covered to ensure you gain a full qualification in the following beauty therapy subjects:
• Facial Skincare
• Electrical equipment
• Make- up
• Manicures and pedicures
• Body analysis
• Electrical treatments
• Body massage and figure diagnosis.
Once you have gained confidence in the college salon, you will use your knowledge and skills during work experience in year 2 in salons and spas. Open salon days are organized to help assist you on working on clients in a supervised environment, so you gain all the confidence you need before working in a professional salon or spa. Exams include both practical and theory aspects of the course. These exams will take place at the end of year 2.The CIDESCO Spa Therapy course includes:
• The fundamentals in spa therapy
• Health & Safety
• Water properties & the benefits
• Spa Client Care
• Preparation of spa treatments
• Spa Treatments
Therapies (Stone therapy, Indian head massage, Lomi Lomi massage, aromatherapy, bamboo and reflexology)
• Floatation therapies
• Mineral pools
• Client aftercare
• Hydro therapy
• Client Care & After Care
We have teamed up with the prestigious Kilronan Castle to use their state of the art Spa facilities and as part of the course you will get to learn and practice the spa therapies in a professional spa environment. Have a look at their spa and suites here.