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Beauty Specialist Certificate 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.

This course includes 5 VTCT Modules and 1 AB Module, you must choose extra units at a minimum of 10 additional credits. These are stated below along with prices.

Course Subjects include:

Apply Make-up

  • Prepare for make-up application
  • Apply Make-up
  • Apply Day, Evening & Special Occasion
  • Lash Extensions

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




Business Building & Awareness

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

Course fees without optional units:
Include: Course Certification (American Beauty Training Academy Certificate).

** Beauty kit can be purchased at discount pricing.
*** Beauty Kits are not needed but advised in order to help improve your practical skills while at home between classes.

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

Please Call for price details

Optional units - 10 (minimum) credits mandatory to achieve qualification.

Please add additional fees for unit's chosen.

VTCT unit code (Optional) Unit title Credit value Days Course fees Kits
UV30449 Contribute to the effective running of business 3 1 75 N/A
UV20490 Display stock to promote sales in a salon 3 1 75 N/A
UV20489 Salon reception duties 3 1 75 N/A
UV20418 Remove hair using waxing techniques 6 4 300 150
UV20470 Provide manicure treatments 5 2 175 50
UV20471 Provide Pedicure treatments 5 2 175 50
UV20472 Provide nail art 3 1 75 75
UV20473 Provide eyelash perming 2 1 75 50
UV20420 Apply skin tanning techniques 4 2 150 295
UV20438 Instruction on make-up application 5 2 150 N/A

Duration Mandatory units: 1 day per week for 15 weeks)

Duration Optional units: As shown in table Above

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!