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



General Information

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 Therapy
  • Threading
  • Gel Polish
  • Spray Tanning
  • Advanced make-up techniques
  • Nail Technology
  • Advanced Waxing
  • Brow Lamination

Additional information on cost and availability of these courses is available from the College.


***College Kits and Exam Fees are an additional cost ***



Pay a deposit of €1,300.00 per item

Deposits and course fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.


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