Full Time CIDESCO Day Courses

This course is designed for students who are able to attend the college on a full time basis. Attending full time allows the student to study all aspects of facial therapy, body therapy and electrolysis in

a one year course commencing in September and ending in June

with examinations leading to CIDESCO, CIBTAC and ITEC

International Diplomas.

Facial Therapy:

  • Cleansing

  • Exfoliation techniques

  • Skin Mapping

  • Lash and Brow Treatments

  • Deep Cleansing

  • Facial Electrotherapy

  • Facial Massage including décolleté and neck

  • Mask Treatment

  • Make Up

  • Manicure/Pedicure

  • Waxing Treatments

  • Consultation

  • Generic areas of study

Body Therapy:

  • Body Analysis

  • Anatomy and Physiology

  • Swedish Body Massage

  • Diet and Nutrition

  • Body Electrotherapy

  • Body Exfoliation and body brushing

  • Anti Cellulite treatments and Body Masks

  • Generic Areas of Study


  • Study of the structure of hair

  • Areas of treatment

  • Consultation and Contra Indications

  • Client Care

  • Causes of Hair Growth

  • Aftercare and Homecare

  • Short wave Diathermy Treatment

  • Blend Treatment

  • Generic Areas of Study

Generic Areas of Study:

  • First Aid

  • Hygiene

  • Client Care and Ethics

  • Cosmetic Science

  • Anatomy and Physiology

  • Electricity

  • Salon Procedures and Management

Case study with reaction must be submitted.

Thesis – Students are also required to write a project of at least 5000 words on a subject relevant to the study of Beauty Therapy

Specialist Treatment – This is where the student selects, designs and demonstrates a treatment of their choice.

The C.I.D.E.S.C.O. Diploma is awarded to students who have passed the CIDESCO Examinations and gained at least 600 hours work experience in a Beauty Salon / Centre.

Enrolment for the Full Time CIDESCO course takes place throughout the year.

Additional courses – Also available to CIDESCO students

  • Reflexology
  • Aromatherapy

  • Hot Stone Massage

  • Spa TherapyThreading

  • Gelac 10 Day Polish
  • Spray Tanning
  • Advanced make-up techniques
  • Nail Technology
  • Advanced Waxing
  • Laser Hair Removal
  • Additional information on cost and availability of these courses is available from college tutors.