Beauty Therapy & Make Up

Monaghan Institute


Course Name Beauty Therapy & Make Up
Course Provider Monaghan Institute
Alternative Provider(s) Cavan & Monaghan ETB
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Course Code 5M3471 HBT3
Course Type PLC Post Leaving Cert
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 5 Certificate (Level 5 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 5 NFQ
Diploma at UK Level 2  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland International Therapy Examination Council None
Diploma at UK Level 3  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland International Therapy Examination Council None
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Monaghan Town
Course Content

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The Beauty and Make-up course provides both practical and theoretical knowledge to learners, in a state of the art salon environment. The Beauty Department trains students to the highest professional standard and supports them to ach...

FET Code 5M3471 - Beauty Therapy
Duration 1 year full-time.
Comment Qualifications Obtained
5M3471 QQI Level 5 Beauty Therapy
VTCT/ITEC Diploma Level 2 for Beauty Specialists
VTCT/ITEC Diploma Level 3 Facial Electrical Treatments
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Course Fee Government Levy €200.00
QQI Exam Fee €50.00
Administration Fee €50.00
Capitation Fee €130.00
ITEC Beauty Specialist & Facial Electrics Exam Fee €150.00
ITEC Beauty A & P Fee €95.00
Uniform & class materials €150.00 (Approx.)*

*Paid at a later date
Financial Support Full-time learners may be eligible to apply for PLC maintenance grants, which are means tested. For further details, visit or where applications can be made online or downloaded.
Application Date

Expand+You can apply online now. Applications close in October each year and reopen for the next academic year in January.

Monaghan Institute operates a policy of selection and admission of learners that is, at all stages and in all ways, equitable, tran...

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Subjects Taught Areas of study to include:

Makeup Applications
Skincare, Makeup and Eye Treatments
Facial Electrics
Anatomy and Physiology
Manicure, Pedicure and Waxing
Body Massage and Figure Analysis
Customer Service
Word Processing
Retail Selling
Work Experience

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Entry Requirements Leaving Certificate with five O6 grades (or five passes pre 2017) or equivalent is the standard entry requirement for Level 5 courses. Leaving Certificate Applied or QQI Level 4 Award are also acceptable on the majority of Level 5 courses.

Some courses have subject specific requirements and these will be noted on relevant course pages.

A QQI Level 5 award or equivalent in a relevant subject area is the standard entry requirement for Level 6 Advanced Certificate courses.
Assessment Method You will be assessed on the basis of:
• Assignments
• Project Work
• Practical Skills Tests
• Examinations
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Careers or Further Progression

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Beauty and Make-up graduates find employment in diverse fields. Here are some of the most popular career destinations you could progress to:

Beauty Salons
Make-up Studios
Spa and Leisure Centres
Cruise Liners
Make-up Counters...

Further Enquiries For more information on this course, please contact Antoinette Boyce.

Monaghan Institute Education Campus,
Armagh Road,
Tel. 047-84900
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