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Facial Massage & Skincare 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'.

About this course:
This beauty facial course covers the professional facials performed in salons. Starting with an eye and lip cleanse, double cleanse, Skin analysis, tone, exfoliation, steam, facial massage, mask and moisturizer.

Products used: We teach using Dermalogica Products. One of the worlds leading Skin care ranges. However our beauty courses offer the opportunity to train in the technical aspects of application of the materials required for your chosen course, without losing valuable practical time trying to sell you products.

We show you how to effectively use the product to achieve fantastic results, that will build your client list and your business. Our certification is not brand specific. In some cases your insurance may be invalid if you train with a branded product detailed on your training certificate and you then change to another brand. This also allows us to offer our training courses at lower cost allowing you to spend what is right for you on the necessary products rather than buying unnecessary and costly equipment.

Our beauty facial course is accredited by the VTCT, making it an insurable certificate which allows you to use this massage with the general public and charge for this therapy. This course is open to complete beginners or existing therapists, no previous experience required to attend.


  • Structure of the skin.
  • Review of anatomy and physiology of the muscles, bones and lymphatic system in the shoulders, neck, head and face.
  • Health and safety
  • Client consultations
  • Different skins types and how to treat
  • Contra- indications to facials.
  • Practical begins with demonstration and training in basic cleansing, toning, Deep cleansing and moisturising.
  • Cleansing
  • Deep cleansing
  • Toning
  • Exfoliating
  • Mask mixing (powders and active ingredients) and application.
  • Facial shoulder and massage, finishing
  • Aftercare advice, retailing, product advice and pricing.

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

Course fees:(If only selecting the required items)
Includes: Course Certification (American Beauty Training Academy Certificate)
*** Beauty kit is sold as an extra at a discount price.

Optional 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.

Please call for price details

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

1 day per week for 4 weeks
Options available: 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!