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Waxing is an advanced beauty therapy skill which is in demand in today's beauty salons and is a specialised skillset to promote your salon career.

Beauty salons not only need to provide their clients with advanced waxing treatments, they have also opened their doors to men and are offering them specialised treatments too.

While experience & further training is a must before you can perform the advanced wax treatments, this waxing course will give you both the skills and a recognised certification upon which to build a career as a skilled wax therapist.

Qualifications Gained

  • ITEC Level 2 Certificate in Waxing

Entry Requirements

Entry to this course is by direct application to the college. There are no previous academic requirements.


Course Structure

This part time course is delivered over weekends.

Course Content Modules

The main skills the learner will perform are:

Waxing - to include removal of hair using hot and cool wax methods

  1. How to perform wax treatments on the underarm, bikini, full leg, chin, forearms, eyebrow & lips using:
    • sugaring
    • hot & cold wax
  2. Check for contra-indications
  3. Professional ethics
  4. First Aid and Salon Safety
  5. Hygiene and Sterilisation
  6. Client Handling
  7. Business studies
  8. Understand the functions and structure of the skin
  9. Understand the structure of hair
  10. Understand the endocrine system
  11. Recognise the signs and symptoms of skin cancer



Name: ITEC Level 2 Certificate in Waxing

Cost: 650 Euro

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Course CodePrice and LocationInfo
Portobello Institute, Dublin 1
  • 13/10/18 - 09/02/19
  • Sat 9.30-4.30pm
  •  This course will run over the following Saturdays: 13th Oct, 3rd, 24th Nov, 1st, 8th Dec, 19th, 26th Jan, 9th Feb       

Additional Course Costs

Please read Course Payment Information for full details as to when you will make these additional course payments.

  • ITEC Exam Fee: £95
  • Materials: €100