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Beauty Specialist, A&P, Holistic Massage Diploma  

This intensive, 20 weeks programme with an ITEC accreditation and college certificate is your chance to begin your journey in the beauty industry. 

Awarding Body or Accreditation: ITEC Diploma

Saffron College of Hair & Beauty

Admission Requirements: None

Frequency: Twice a year

Career/Progression

Becoming an ITEC qualified Beauty Specialist with A&P and Holistic Massage starts your journey of working in salons, day spas, and cosmetic counters home and abroad.

Course Outline

Beauty Specialist: This course qualifies you as an Aesthetician, upon being awarded with your Diplomas. You will be a specialist in working with all treatments involving the face, hands and feet. Our Level 2 Diploma is a Level 4 Diploma on the Irish Framework. 

Holistic Massage: Our Level 3 Diploma course is a Level 5 Diploma on the Irish Framework,

This course provides learners with a thorough understanding of the Anatomy and Physiology of the body and gives learners a complete knowledge of the structure and functions of each area of the body. Our Anatomy, Physiology & Holistic Massage course includes Holistic Massage; incorporating 5 Classical Swedish massage movements in order to be able to treat the entire body.

Syllabus Facial Section: (Theory and Practical) 

Anatomy and Physiology: 

Study of the cells tissues and the main systems as they affect the face, hand and arm and the leg and foot: muscular, vascular, skeletal, digestive, respiratory, lymphatic, excretory, nervous, endocrine and reproductive, as they relate to the work of the beauty therapist.

Skin: 

Detailed study of the skin and its appendages 

Skin Analysis 

Skin disorders 

Contraindications to salon or home treatments 

Disorders of the eyes and eyelid

Facial 

Massage: Excluding any type of medical treatment 

Theory and effects of massage

Contraindications to massage

Masks: 

Theory of masks 

Choice and use of Masks 

Specialized facial treatments 

Eye Treatments: 

Eyebrow shaping 

Eyelash and eyebrow tinting 

Contraindications to eyelash tinting 

Eyelash perming theory

Manicure and Pedicure: 

Structure of the Nail Care 

Diseases and disorders 

Manicure and pedicure procedure 

Hand waxing 

Hand peeling: oil manicure 

Contraindications to manicure and pedicure 

Make Up: 

The practice and art of make-up 

Corrective make-up 

Colour correcting  

Fixing and shaping artificial eyelashes 

Eye make-up in all forms 

Waxing: 

Superfluous Hair Treatment: Theory and application of hot and cold wax 

Honey wax 

Depilatory creams 

Bleaching 

Contraindications to superfluous hair treatments

Tanning Techniques: 

Application of tanning products 

Body Exfoliation 

Ageing skin, sun damage & pigmentations 

Melanomas & moles 

Importance of SPF Skin structure & function 

Core Subjects: 

Business Organization Cosmetic Science First Aid Consultation/Client Care Ethics Salon Procedure Management Client record cards Electricity Hygiene/ Sterilization procedures grooming

Syllabus Massage Section: (Theory and Practical) 

History, theory & philosophy of Massage Effects

Benefits of Massage Therapeutic value 

Technique of each of the five classical massage movements 

Massage: 

Client Consultation and Appropriate Legislation Professional conduct 

Contraindications to treatments 

Understanding the importance of and how to conduct follow-up treatments 

Knowledge of other Complementary therapies available 

Planning an appropriate treatment programme for a client Anatomy & Physiology 

Homecare advice

Anatomy & Physiology 

The Skin 

The Cell 

Skeletal System 

Muscular System 

Circulatory System 

Lymphatic System 

Nervous System 

Respiratory System 

Digestive System 

Urinary System

Core Subjects: 

Business Organization 

Cosmetic Science 

First Aid 

Consultation/Client Care 

Ethics 

Salon procedure 

Management 

Client record cards 

Hygiene/ Sterilization procedures 

Grooming

Course fee:  €3800
Duration: 20 Weeks
Number of Seats: 10

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