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The Skin Specialist - Part Time

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Approx 3 months


ITEC Level 2 Certificate


Awarding Body

Start Date

Start Date
March 2020

The Skin Specialist - Part Time

This Skin Specialist course is aimed at those with a particular interest in the skin and is the basis upon which to start building skills and knowledge in this area. This programme covers the necessary skills and knowledge to be proficient in preparing and providing a wide range of skin care treatments. Understanding the preparation of the skin and the selection of the correct products and equipment to carry out the suitable facial skincare treatmentsis a core element of the programme. Specialising in Skincare and Product Advice, Cleanse (Superficial & Deep), Facial Massage and Facial Masks are the key skills and knowledge that a student will develop by participating on this course.

Developing the skills to communicate and behave in a professional manner whilst following health and safety work practices is essential for anyone working in skincare. This course will prepare the graduate for work in the following environments and career opportunities include: Salon, Private Consultant, Beauty product company employment.

ITEC Level 2 Award in Provide Facial Skincare

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

This is a part-time course one evening a week fr 8 weeks or a short intensive course delivered over 4 days.

This programme develops the theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the following areas;


  • General Skin care
  • Deep & superficial cleansing
  • Toning & Moisturising
  • Facial Treatments
  • Skin analysis with contra-indications
  • The skin
  • Cosmetic science
  • Osteology, neurology & angiology
  • Communication & Behaviour in a professional manner
  • Health & Safety

The main skills the learner will perform are:

Facial skincare – to include consultation, skin analysis, cleansing, massage, application and removal of masks, adaption of treatment to suit the client’s needs and providing after care advice.

Course price is €699

ITEC Exam Fee:    135
Materials: €60 approx

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Course Code Location & Info Price
BPFC-I-DS-MR-20 Portobello Institute, Dublin 1

19/03/20 - 07/05/20
Thursday, 9.30am - 4.30pm
€699 Book Now
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