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Beauty Therapy

This programme module leading to the following ITEC Awards

See Module information on same page.

Programme Aim
The ITEC Beauty Therapy Awards listed in this programme are vocational qualifications recognised by Ofqual (The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation) within the UK Qualifications and Credit Framework. They focus on a range of practical skills and underpinning knowledge required in the Beauty Therapy Industry.

The aim of this training programme is to enable candidates to acquire the skills, knowledge and attitudes to work effectively as a beauty therapist. The programme aims to enable the learner through practical experience to integrate the theoretical and practical aspects of working in the beauty industry.

ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Fashion, Theatre and Media Make-Up 100/2573/X
The aim of this training programme is to provide learners with the skills and techniques to source employment as a Fashion, Theatre and Media Make-Up Artist.

Further information on the programme aims associated with this programme are outlined in the associated syllabi at
http://www.itecworld.co.uk/qualifications/Diplomas.aspx

L4 Diploma in Laser and Intense Pulsed Light Treatments – 500/1212/5
The aim of the ITEC Level 4 Diploma in Laser and Light Treatments is to enable learners to gain the necessary practical skills and knowledge in order to provide Laser and Light Treatments for hair removal and skin rejuvenation to the general public and to gain employment in the Beauty Industry.

L2 Certificate in Facial Hair – 603/4043/5 – iBT2C2
The aim of the VTCT (ITEC) L3 Certificate in Facial Hair is to enable learners provide facial skincare treatments to clients to industry standards and in line with health and safety requirements.
For further information please go to:https://www.itecworld.co.uk/itec/Qual/QualUnit?QualID=2153

L2 Diploma for Beauty Specialists – 603/4034/4 – iBT2D7
The main aim of the VTCT (ITEC) Level 2 Diploma for Beauty Specialists is to enable learners to gain the necessary practical and theoretical skills in order to provide beauty specialist treatments to the general public and to gain employment in the beauty therapy industry. This qualification is suitable for learners aged 16 and over and is designed to provide occupational competence at level 2. It also provides a sound platform into further training at level 3.

For this and further information please go to:https://www.itecworld.co.uk/qualification-category/all-categories/?Keywords=603%2F4034%2F4&search_type=qualifications

L3 Diploma in Beauty, Massage and Electrotherapy 603/3221/9 – iBT3D8
The main aim of the VTCT (ITEC) Level 3 Diploma in Beauty, Massage and Electrotherapy is to enable
learners to gain the necessary practical skills and knowledge in order to provide beauty, massage and electrotherapy treatments to the general public and to gain employment in the beauty therapy industry. The qualification is suitable for learners aged 16 and over and is designed to provide occupational competence at level 3. It also provides a sound platform into further learning at level 3 or level 4.

For this and further information please go to:https://itecworld2.co.uk/Qual/QualUnitDoc?QualID=2107

Certificate in Facial Electrical Treatments 603/4037/X – iBT3C14
This award is for learners who want to work within the beauty therapy industry. It consists of 4 mandatory awards with a total of 192 GLH (guided learning hours). The main skills the learner will perform are facial electrical treatments – used for anti-ageing purposes and the maintenance of a healthy skin. The learner will also develop knowledge about related health and safety and client care and communication which is essential to work and be successful in the beauty industry.

Target Award

ITEC Diploma in Facial Electrical Treatments – 603/4052/6

Start Date: 27-08-2023Hours/week: 23 Hrs 00 Mins

Timetable

Day Mornings Afternoons Evenings
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Education Requirements
NFQ Level 4 or equivalent when accessing a Level 5 programme.
Previously achieved an ITEC or equivalent award in a Beauty Therapy field
CERFL proficiency at B2 for access to Level 5 courses for those whose first language is not English
Mature learner entry requirements available via the local ETB pathway
Additional requirements may apply to non-EU/EEA Applicants and may be subject to full international fees (Please refer to Information for International Learners)
*Each provider may have additional requirements, not outlined above.

Age Requirements
Minimum statutory school leaving age (16+)


Learning Aptitude
Not necessary but any previous experience in a salon would be an advantage.


Previous Experience
Not necessary but any previous experience in a salon would be an advantage.

Module Award Body
ITEC – Professional Conduct and Business Awareness – Level 2 Professional Conduct & Business Awareness (F/617/7256) ITEC
ITEC – Facial Electrical Treatments Facial Electrical Treatments (M/617/7253) ITEC
ITEC – Make Up Make-up (D/617/7250) ITEC
ITEC – Skincare and Eye Treatments Skincare & Eye Treatments (K/617/7249) ITEC
ITEC – Waxing Waxing (K/617/7252) ITEC
ITEC – Apply Microdermabrasion Apply Microdermabrasion (F/617/4292) ITEC
Beauty Industry Ethics And Practice Beauty Industry Ethics & Practice (5N3470) QQI
This is Year 1.

Learning Outcomes
On completion of this programme learners will have the skills, knowledge and competencies to work independently in providing beauty therapy treatments in a variety of contexts and or to progress to further and or higher education and training

Provider

Waterford College of Further Education


Location

Parnell Street, Waterford, X91 VKT9


Facilities

  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Full Canteen

Contact Details

Course Contact:
Administration Office

Email:
wcfeinfo@wwetb.ie

Phone:
051874053