8 Frequently asked questions about studying Beauty

1. Why Study Beauty Therapy
2. Why study at Churchtown Institute
3. What is salon ready
4. Course Investmen t- How much do I have to pay?
5. What is involved?
6. How can I study?
7. What are the entry requirements?
8. What can I study next?

Why study beauty therapy?

The Beauty industry is one of the most exciting, dynamic and wide ranging sectors in the employment market today. Trends are constantly changing and new customer bases are emerging all the time. The Beauty sector is one of the three main divisions within the modern fashion and beauty industry and is estimated to be worth over 1 Trillion Euro, or about 2% of the value of the world economy!

The City & Guilds happiness survey shows that Beauty Therapists are the happiest employees or self-employed people of all! This is a career where you will meet and treat all kinds of people, helping them to look and feel their best. This career offers a great deal of satisfaction by making your clients feel fabulous, beauty therapists are always learning new skills and are the first to know about new products and treatments.

Why study at Churchtown Institute?

We are industry leaders and have an excellent reputation in the Beauty industry. If you're looking to enter the beauty industry and gain a high level qualification then look no further.  Our highly qualified, experienced and industry current tutors ensure that we are up-to-date and at the forefront of any new trends and cutting edge elements within the beauty industry. You will have access to on line training videos created by our expert tutors and you will work in our stylish real world Salon. Over the past decade we have had the privilege of training hundreds of students, who have gone on to greatness, your success is our success.  We are very proud of our 100% pass rate - that's right, 100%. Also our Beauty Department can boast the first student to receive the coveted VTCT Excellence Award for Beauty Therapy issued in Ireland!

What is salon ready?

While studying with us you will be working on clients and will have the chance to progress to our amazing tailor made private Salon; In this fun and exciting environment, under the direction of our expert tutors, you will gain experience working on a wide variety of customers - this is the ideal way to begin your new beauty therapy career.  You will be qualified and salon - ready. You will develop key skills such as taking bookings, meeting & greeting clients, consulting and providing a wide range of beauty therapy services.

Course Investment - How much do I have to pay?

We take your course investment seriously. Our value for money course prices are competitive and we have offer an easy to use monthly payment plan option for many of our courses; Our accredited courses are eligible for LES funding of up to €500; if you are entitled.

What is involved?

During your course you will attend both practical and theory classes according to your time table. During the practical classes you will get the opportunity to perform your treatment on your classmates and gain valuable feedback from your tutor. The theory classes will provide you with all of the fascinating underpinning knowledge you will need, in order to perform your treatment safely. At an advanced stage in your course, when you have mastered your treatments, you will be partaking in the student clinic days where you will be able to perform your treatments on clients in a realistic working environment, under the supervision of your class tutor.
At every stage of your course you will have access to our state of the art online learning environment by logging in to the student only area. This virtual learning environment has been designed to aid you in your studies and it is packed with notes, revision quizzes, diagrams, step by step training videos, study aids, course work books and exam assessment preparation questions.

How can I study?

This is really up to you! Decide what time you have to dedicate to studying for your new career and we have a course option for you. Just contact the Student Services team to discuss your options.

What are the entry requirements?

There are no formal entry qualifications; we are looking for Passion not points. No leaving cert, no problem! You will have to attend an interview, and tell us why you are passionate about beauty and why you wish to study beauty therapy. We expect excellent attendance and punctuality throughout your course and that you complete all of the required coursework.

What can I study next?

Once you have achieved your Level 2 Diploma in Beauty; you will be able to progress to Level 3 qualifications which will allow you access to our Advanced Aesthetic Training - kicking your beauty career to the next level. Get qualified in advanced treatments such as Semi-permanent make-up, Microblading, Fibroblasty, Vampire Facials, Dermal Fillers and much more.....

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