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Beauty Specialist Diploma Course

This course is:

  • Internationally Accredited
  • Recognised by Insurers
  • Recognised on the NFQ of Ireland
  • All you need to be a highly skilled beauty Specialist

At American Beauty we offer our students a Unique and unsurpassed training experience:

  • We train you in a professional atmosphere
  • All Our tutors are highly skilled therapists & knowledgeable Tutors (Tutors complete CPD training 4 times a year)
  • Small classes (4-6 per class)
  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Extra tutor support (E-mail support & Phone support)
  • Continuous assessment – with 100% competency on completion
  • Free to repeat any classes if needed after completing full course*
  • 1 day per week option
  • Payment Plan available
  • Portfolio building & CV Design services.

Our Academy Uses:

  • Only Professional Products such as #1 Skin Care Company in the world 'Dermalogica'.
  • Clean & Easy Spa Wax Systems (which include Warm wax-Roller wax, Hot wax-peel) and also Tube waxing and sugaring.
  • Specialised Manicure & Pedicure training with Worlds leading Hand and foot care company- CND – Creative Nail Design.
  • Worldwide Make-up Brands Such as MAC, Bobbi Brown, Laura Mercier, MUFE (make-up forever), Artistry, and Airbrush Systems such as Dinair & Kett cosmetics.
  • Spray tanning – Solomist Airbrush Tan from Las Vegas Nevada, LA Tan and many others.
  • Nail art Training free with Beauty Specialist course.

Course Subjects include:

Cosmetic Make-up & Beauty Consultancy

  • Apply Make-up – Day, Evening, Special Occasion, Fantasy and Lash Extensions.
  • Instruction on Make-up – Designing a Lesson Plan and Instruction
  • Display stock & Promote sales – For counter work or promotion work

Facial massage & Skincare

  • Facial skincare Product Knowledge
  • Facial massage
  • Steaming the skin
  • Hot towels
  • Extraction techniques

Eye Treatments by Reflectocil

  • Brow shaping techniques
  • Eyebrow & Lash tinting
  • Lash perming

Health & Safety in the salon

  • Hygiene methods
  • Fire safety
  • First aid
  • Emergency procedures

Client care in beauty related industries

  • Consultation techniques
  • Client preparation
  • Client aftercare advice & recommendations

Waxing Depilation

  • Hot wax-peel off
  • Warm wax-Roller, Pot & tube
  • Sugaring*
  • Tweezing

Spray Tanning

  • Full body and half body application techniques
  • Cosmetic sciences
  • Preparation & Aftercare
  • Systems & Equipment
  • Retail Items
  • Removal
  • Pricing

Manicure & Pedicure

  • Anatomy and Physiology (including forearm)
  • Nail shaping and filing
  • Massage
  • Enamel application (including French Manicure)
  • CND Shellac 14 day UV polish
Specialised treatments to include:
  • hot oil
  • Paraffin wax
  • Hand masks
  • Exfoliation and thermal treatments

Nail Art

  • Contra-indications, client care and health and safety
  • Perfect red polish
  • Perfecting the French and alternative French nail art styles
  • Freehand Nail Art techniques including- flicks, gems, dotting, striping tape, transfers, foils, glitter, marbling
  • All nail art brush techniques
  • Promoting and pricing your nail art
  • Aftercare for nail art clients
  • You will complete designs on plastic tips to take away and start your portfolio

Business Building & Awareness

  • CV services
  • Referral services
  • Agencies
  • Website building
  • Advertising
  • Business cards
  • Pricelist
  • Setting up your business

Course fee:(Without any optional units included)
Includes: Course Certification (American Beauty Training Academy Certificate).

VTCT awarding body fees:
Includes: VTCT Lifetime Registration card, Course registration fee, Exam Fees, Assessment book, VTCT Badge
VTCT Certification is recognised in over 100 countries.

Payment Plan available: Contact Us

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Course kits: These are not needed but advised in order to help improve your practical skills by getting some practice done between classes.

1 day per week for 28 weeks

Options available: Choose One day or two evenings per week
Days: Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Saturday
Times: 10:30-4:30 or 12-6 pm
Evenings: Mondays & Tuesdays / Wednesday & Thursdays
Times: 7-10 pm
Start dates: Please contact us!