Advanced Beauty Therapy

with Makeup Artistry & Spa Therapy

Award Title: QQI Level 6 Certificate in Beauty Therapy /  ITEC, CIBTAC and CIDESCO Diplomas in Beauty Therapy
Programme Co-ordinator: Emer Dowling
Award Code: 6M3479

Programme Description:

This is a Level 6 programme that enables students to develop essential skills and internationally recognised qualifications in the fields of advanced Beauty and Spa Therapies and Make-Up Artistry.

Indicative Course Content:

  • Facial Electrical Treatments
  • Fashion, Theatre, Media and Special Effects Make-Up
  • Spa Therapy & Body Therapy
  • Electrical Epilation
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Cosmetic Chemistry
  • Manicure & Pedicure
  • Spray Tanning
  • Holistic and Swedish Massage
  • Stone Therapy Massage
  • Indian Head Massage
  • Waxing
  • Customer Service
  • Work Experience

Special Entry Requirements:

  • Successful completion of a level 5 Certificate in Beauty Therapy or equivalent
  • Learners who have completed their level 5 programme in another centre will be required to provide evidence of qualifications
  • Successful completion of an interview
  • Applicants who hold previously obtained ITEC, CIBTAC or equivalent qualifications
  • Applicants with relevant industry experience


  • Direct entry to employment in beauty salons and the spa industry
  • Opportunities to work on cruise liners
  • Makeup Artist
  • Retail Sales/Sales Representatives
  • Self employment/mobile therapists
  • Opportunities to progress to further and higher education
  • Opportunities to progress to teaching positions

Additional Training:

  • Participants will have the opportunity to complete short specialist courses as part of this programme

“The Beauty Therapy Level 6 at Ormonde College gave me the chance to advance on my skills and qualifications from Level 5. The course has a wide range of treatments and therapies giving you a chance to find out what your strengths in the industry are. I was able to build on my confidence in this course and will leave with lifelong friends!”

Kayleigh – Advanced Beauty Therapy 2023