Beauty Therapy with Nail Technology (Beauty Therapy) 5M3471 (412760)

Beauty And Body Therapy with Nail Technology (ITEC Beauty Specialist Diploma, QQI Level 5 5M3471)

This is a one year full time course leading to professional national and internationally recognised qualifications. The course consists of intensive practical and theoretical training in the various aspects of Beauty Therapy and Nail Technology. Work experience in beauty therapy is an integral part of the course.
Students are required to both carry out and receive all treatments as part of the practical training.

QQI L4 or equivalent for all Level 5 courses.
If the Leaving Certificate has been completed, details should be submitted with your application.
Mature learners may be exempt from the academic requirements.
First round offers will be made in May to all eligible applicants with subsequent offers made in September.

  • Skincare
  • Eye treatments (brow/lash tinting/eyebrow shaping
  • Make up
  • Manicure/Pedicure
  • Nail technology (gel, acrylic, 3 week polish)
  • Waxing
  • Figure Diagnosis
  • Swedish massage
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Work experience
  • Customer service
  • *Modules are subject to change 

Mullingar Community College provides training and education for ITEC (International Therapy Examination Council) Beauty Specialist Diploma and QQI (Quality qualifications Ireland Level 5 Major Award in Beauty Therapy 5M3471

Successful graduates have the opportunity to seek employment in a range of beauty and health settings, including beauty salons, health spas, leisure centres, hotels, and cruise ships. Graduates of this course have the necessary qualifications to start their own business.

Through the QQI FET Links Scheme-Graduates can apply entry to Year 1 of related courses in a in Universities and Institutes of Technology with continuity of grant if applicable. For further details, see the Central Applications Office web site (

Examples of linked courses include

Athlone Institute of Technology
AL630 / AL631 Dental Nursing/ Veterinary Nursing (Level 6/7)
AL752 / AL850 Business Degree (Level 7/8)

Examination Fees

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