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Advanced Beauty Therapy with Microdermabrasion and Laser/IPL
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Advanced Beauty Therapy with Microdermabrasion and Laser/IPL

Course No 666


One Year full-time course


QQI Level 6 Beauty Therapy 6M3479 ITEC Diploma in Facial Electrical Treatments ITEC Diploma in Holistic Massage

Entry Requirements

Students must have a certified qualification in Beauty Therapy.  We welcome newly qualified and experienced therapists seeking to expand their current qualifications, both from Marino and other colleges (eg Level 5 QQI Award in Beauty and/or ITEC Level 2 Beauty Specialist Diploma). All eligible applicants will be interviewed.

This course is delivered through a blended learning approach which is a combination of classroom and online learning. Each student must allocate four hours per week for online learning at a time that is suitable to them.

Course requirements for Blended learning

Each student participating in the blended learning course must have:

Access to the use of a laptop/PC/tablet 

Google Chrome is the recommended browser

Good internet connection. 

Should students require IT support please contact

Work Placement

One day per week, students will participate in Work Experience in a Beauty Salon or Spa of their choice. This provides an opportunity to gain vaulable insights into a career in the Beauty Industry. Students will be required to attend a one week Work Experience placement in December.

Course Aims

The Advanced Beauty Therapy course at  Marino College offers highly specialised skin-care and body treatments including Microdermabrasion and Laser/IPL therapy. We also provide training in Holistic Therapies such as Indian Head Massage and Holistic Body Massage.
The Beauty course in Marino is ideal for students who wish to advance their current Beauty Qualifications and further their career within the Beauty Industry. We offer students an ideal opportunity to train to the highest standard for QQI Level 6 Beauty Therapy Award and ITEC Diplomas in Facial Electrical Treatments and  Holistic Massage.
While studying on the Advanced Beauty Therapy course, students gain experience in both theoretical and practical work. Subjects include Depilation, Tanning and Lightening with specialised body therapy treatments. Marino College provides in-house training for advanced facial treatments, for example, chemical peels. Students participate in Work Experience where they gain vaulable insights into a career within a Beauty Salon or Spa.
Our examination body, ITEC, have a strict attendance requirement which must be met to register for both theory and practical exams. It is compulsory that students complete a portfolio of case studies as part of their internal assessment which is verified by ITEC. 

Course Content Overview (or Year One)

These modules are not exclusive and are subject to change

QQI Modules may Include  
Microdermabrasion and Laser/IPL Indian Head Massage
Depilation, Tanning and Lightening Body and Beauty Science Treatments
Facial Electrical Treatments Work Experience (delivered online)

Personal & Professional Development

(delivered online)

ITEC Modules Include  
Holistic Massage Anatomy & Physiology
Facial Electrical Treatments  



Future Prospects

Employers regularly source our graduates as they know that they are confident, competent and a well qualified professional leaving Marino College. There has never been a better time to further your qualifications as a beauty therapist. It is an industry that allows flexibility and variety to continually develop and change throughout your working career. Graduates from Marino College have gained employment on cruise ships, spas, beauty salons, holistic centres and started their own their business.