Beauty & Spa Therapist Diploma

The Beauty & Spa Therapist Diploma course is 2 days a week Tuesday and Thursday : Tues is a full day 9.30-5pm and Thurs is a half day 9.30-2pm. It is especially suited for students who wish to work in a Spa, Hotel, Massage Studio, on the Cruise ships or as a mobile freelance beauty & massage therapist, or a home based beauty & massage therapist. The course will also equip you with the basic knowledge to run your own business. To obtain the full VTCT diploma, students must complete the 5 modules. Individual modules can be studied which will result in certification in that module, however to maximise your employment opportunities it is advisable to study all five modules.   

Beauty Therapy & Massage
Beauty Therapy & Massage

Next course date: 18 Aug 2020

  • The Beauty & Spa Therapist Diploma course is 3 days a week Tuesday & Thursday
  • Tues is a full day 9.30-5pm
  • Thurs is a half day 9.30-2pm.

Course Content


Module 1: Massage Therapy (module runs for 26 weeks)
Anatomy & Physiology
Swedish Massage
Client Care

Module 2 : Nail Treatments 
Manicures, Pedicures 
2 Week Gel Polish
Dip Acrylic Nails

Client Care

Health & Safety


Module 3 : Waxing & Eyecare
Waxing, areas include;
- Lip & Chin
- Brows
- Underarms
- Forearm
- Abdomen
- Bikini
- Upper & Lower Leg
Eyebrow Shaping, Lash & Brow Tinting 


Module 4 : Skincare 
Skin Analysis
Skin Types
Skin Conditions
Product Reccomendations
Business Practice 


Module 5: Make-up & optional credit of your choice

Lash Lift
Nail Art

Salon Reception Duties


Course Duration

Tuesdays 9.30-5pm, Thursdays 9.30 -2pm

Course duration 6 months
Enrolling Now! Deposit €200.

Course Fees €4500

The 5 Module Beauty Specialist Course Costs can be paid in full or per module, please talk to one of our tutors about a suitable payment plan. 

This course is based on continuous assessment, therefore there are no exams and no exam fees


Modules can be studied individually:

Module 1 - Swedish Massage (plus Registration Fee*)
Module 2 - Manicure & Pedicure (plus Registration Fee*)
Module 3 - Skincare (plus Registration Fee*)
Module 4 - Waxing & Eyecare (plus Registration Fee*)
Module 5 - Make-up (plus Registration Fee*)

VTCT Certification upon completion of Module
*Registration Fee only payable once if multiple modules taken.


Additional Costs:

Uniform (Student uniform must be purchased prior to start date) 


Compulsory Kit: A beauty specialist kit will be needed for both college and home practice. This can be purchased through the academy at wholesale price. Details of this kit may be obtained by request. 

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