Beauty & Spa Therapist Diploma

The Beauty & Spa Therapist Diploma course is 3 days a week Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday : Tues is a full day 9.30-5pm and Wed&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

  • The Beauty & Spa Therapist Diploma course is 3 days a week Tuesday-Thursday
  • Tues is a full day 9.30-5pm
  • Wed & 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 (6 weeks)
Manicures, Pedicures 
2 Week Gel Polish
Acrylic Nails

Client Care

Health & Safety

Business Practice 

Module 3 : Waxing & Make Up (6 weeks)
Application of Day Make-up
Application of Evening Make-up
Waxing, areas include;
- Lip
- Chin
- Brows
- Underarms
- Forearm
- Abdomen
- Bikini
- Upper & Lower Leg 


Module 4 : Skin & Eye Treatments (6 weeks)
Facials - Dermalogica, Skin Analysis,
Eyebrow Shaping, Lash & Brow Tinting
Designer Brows Brows
Lash Lift
Lash Extensions
Client Care
Health & Safety
Business Practice 


Module 5 : Spray Tanning & Threading (6 weeks)

Spray Tan
Displaying Stock
Business Practice



Course Duration

Tuesdays 9.30-6pm, Wednesdays 9.30-2pm, 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 - Waxing & Make Up (plus Registration Fee)

Module 4 - Skincare & Eye Treatments (plus Registration Fee)

Module 5 - Threading & Spray Tan (plus Registration Fee)

Certification upon completion of 5 Modules


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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