The CIDESCO Beauty Therapy Diploma is the most prestigious international beauty qualification in the world. This highly regarded course ensures that graduates are among the elite of their profession. The programme is split into three main qualifications; CIBTAC Aesthetics, CIBTAC Body Therapy and CIDESCO Beauty Therapy Diploma.  Electrolysis, theory of permanent hair removal is included in the CIDESCO curriculum, students will have the option of taking the CIBTAC Electroysis examination at the cost of the exam fee. Electrolysis is a requriement to work with Laser and various other advanced cosmetic procedures. 

The beauty industry today is a fast moving and innovative one and for those who want to reach the top it is extremely demanding.  CIDESCO has developed three new Certificates in response to the changes and needs within the Beauty and Spa Industry globally. The new Certificates will be offered at schools, continuing to maintain the highest standards of professional education.  

A student obtaining a CIDESCO qualification is assured that the qualification will be recognised and respected worldwide within the Beauty and Spa Industry. CIDESCO graduates will continue to ‘stand out’ in an increasingly competitive skills market.

Type:
Full Time Course
Tuition:
£4,050.00
Requirements:
£320.00
Examination Fees:
£630.00
Start Date:
Mon, 8th October 2018
Day(s):
Monday to Thursday
Time:
9.30 a.m. - 4.30 p.m.

Full time day course

This Course is for those who wish to study both Aesthetic and Body treatments to the highest standards achievable in Beauty Therapy and incorporates the prestigious CIDESCO Aesthetics Diploma.  Successful graduates will receive the CIBTAC and CIDESCO international qualifications plus the Bronwyn Conroy Beauty School Diploma.

CIDESCO graduates are highly sought after and gain employment in the most elite Salons and Spas. Most students on CIDESCO will work in the Beauty Industry in some alongside their studies as case studies are required. Work experience and employment opportunities are provided by the College.

In addition to this standard curriculum the CIDESCO course incorporates training in 

  • Environ Student College Programme Level 1 
  • Jane Iredale mineral make-up
  • Gel polish 2-week manicure
  • Spray tanning 
  • Caflon ear-piercing 
  • Indian head massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Lava shells massage 
  • Brilliant brows - stylist

Extracurricular courses available (students receive 10% discount)

  • Advanced waxing
  • Aromatherapy 
  • Reflexology 
  • Acrylic nail extensions
  • Gel nail extensions
  • Ilash Xpress lash extensions
  • Lash lift

CIDESCO / CIBTAC course structure

The full time CIDESCO / CIBTAC day course runs from October to July (10 months). Students begin their training with the CIBTAC Aesthetic module. The examination for this is in February. The body therapy and electrical epilation modules are covered after this. These examinations are held in May. Once CIBTAC examinations have been completed, students continue with CIDESCO module of the course. The CIDESCO examination is taken in July.

1. AESTHETICS 

CIBTAC AESTHETICS TREATMENT DIPLOMA

  • Consultation and Record Keeping
  • Contraindications to Therapies
  • Skin Care / Skin Analysis
  • Use of Skin Scope Scanner
  • Face, Neck and Shoulder Massage
  • Mask Treatments
  • Lash and Brow Treatments
  • Facial Electrotherapy (Micro-current; non-surgical lift, Vacuum Suction, Galvanic & Facial Faradic E.M.S.)
  • Product Knowledge
  • Cosmetic Science
  • Waxing (hot wax and strip methods)
  • Manicure and Pedicure
  • Make-up Day, Evening & Bridal 

In addition to standard Aesthetics curriculum we include the following training;

  • 2 Week Gel Manicure
  • Brilliant Brows
  • Spray Tanning

2. BODY THERAPY

CIBTAC BODY THERAPY DIPLOMA

  • Body Massage
  • Figure Analysis
  • Diet & Nutrition
  • Body Electrotherapy (Vacuum Suction, Galvanic, Faradic E.M.S, G5 Massage & Infrared)
  • Body Wraps and Masks

In addition to standard body therapy curruculum, we include the following training:

  • Indian Head Massage
  • Deep Tissue Massage
  • Lava Shells Massage
  • Spray Tanning

ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY

  • Cells, Tissues & Metabolism
  • Anatomy and Physiology of the whole body

ELECTRICAL EPILATION

  • Theory of Permanent Hair Removal
  • Apilus Advanced Hair Removal Technology

GENERAL STUDIES

  • Health & Hygiene
  • Business Studies
  • Electricity
  • Salon Management
  • Retail Sales

3. CIDESCO BEAUTY THERAPY - in addition to the above

  • Skin & Dermatology
  • Diet & Nutrition
  • Physics & Chemistry
  • Advanced Cosmetic Science
  • Advanced Skin Treatments
  • Cool Peels
  • Nutrition for Skin
  • Case Study of Students Choice

PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT AND PERSONAL AWARENESS

  • CV Design and Content
  • Interview Techniques
  • Understanding your Strengths & Developments Needs
  • Job Adverts
  • Competencies Based Interview Preparation
  • Completing Application Forms
  • Preparation for Interview
  • Simulated Interviews
  • Business Plan Creation

BRAND TRAINING

  • Eve Taylor Aromatherapy
  • Dermalogica
  • Environ

DELIVERY METHOD

  • College based practical lessons
  • Theory Lessons
  • Online Learning
  • Client Salon Sessions

EXAMINATIONS

  • Practical Exams
  • Theory: Multiple Choice Questions
  • Case Studies: CIDESCO candidates must research and write a project assignment on a subject relevant to beauty therapy and connected to their case histories. This was introduced in 2017 to replace the specialised subject.   

QUALIFICATIONS

  • CIBTAC Beautician Diploma
  • CIBTAC Body Therapy Diploma
  • CIBTAC Electrolysis Diploma
  • The CIDESCO Beauty Therapy Diploma
  • Advanced Skin Treatments
  • 2 Week Gel Manicure Certificate
  • Brilliant Brows Certificate (CIDESCO candidates)
  • Deep Tissue Massage Certificate
  • Indian Head Massage Certificate
  • Spray Tanning Certificate
  • Bronwyn Conroy Lava Shells Massage Certificate
  • Environ Certificate
  • Jane Iredale Certificate

PROGRESSION

  • Students can go on to study in Advanced Skincare. Postgraduate Brand training is available in the IIAA Environ Headquarters in Dublin.

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