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Beauty Therapy & Make-Up Course

International Career Institute
Course summary
24 weeks
798 GBP excl. VAT
Online courses
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Course description

Beauty Therapy & Make-Up Distance Learning Course

This&;Beauty Therapy & Make-Up course provides participants with instruction on the best-kept secrets of the beauty industry. As a highly active and profitable industry, the beauty care industry is constantly evolving, with new techniques being discovered regularly. With knowledge in the latest a greatest, participants are sure to have a competitive edge over the rest. &;Delivered entirely online, this course will provide participants will the following benefits:

  • Study course material which&;was designed together with professional make-up artists and beauty specialists.
  • Study at your own pace, whenever and wherever&;
  • No assignment deadlines
  • Complete the course in just a few months of over 3 years
  • Gain access to a tutor working in the cosmetics and beauty industry

Course length and study mode

Participants are able to choose from three levels of study. The average time within which students complete studies is:

  • Certificate Level - 14 weeks
  • Diploma Level - 24 weeks
  • Advanced Diploma Level - 31 weeks

Suitability - Who should attend?

This Beauty Therapy and Make-up course is&;designed for individuals who aspire to become a professional make-up artist and would like to build the necessary skills to succeed in that field.

Choose from 3 course levels

This distance learning course can be taken at either a&;Certificate, Diploma or Advanced Diploma&;level,&;depending on each delegate's goals and time commitments.&;

  1. Certificate Level: Suitable for basic entry level positions this level represents a basic level of operational knowledge with general knowledge.
  2. Diploma Level: Suitable for those with personal responsibility and autonomy (semi-independence) in performing technical operations or organising others in the workplace.
  3. Advanced Diploma: Suitable for those expect to be involved in significant judgments, planning, and leadership/guidance functions related to workplace products, services, operations or procedures.


There are NO previous work or education requirements for entry into any course level. Participants may enrol directly into the diploma or advanced diploma levels without completing lower ranked qualifications. Graduates can expect higher course levels to result in higher potential salary, positions and skill capabilities.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

This ICI distance learning course is recognised and accredited by the International Association of Private Career Colleges (IAPCC).

On successful completion of the course, participants&;will receive:

  • A graduation certificate which recognises successful completion of studies and qualifications as a beauty therapist and make-up artist
  • Transcripts indicating units completed
  • Letter of recommendation and validation for current and future employers
  • Post-nominal letters placed after your name which indicate that you hold the relevant qualification. For example: John Smith, DipBTMKA
  • Job search assistance: Graduate Career Services Program

Training Course Content

Course content for this Beauty Therapy & Make-up course will enable participants to:

1. Apply knowledge of nutrition to beauty therapy treatments

2. Apply knowledge of skin biology to beauty treatments

3. Apply knowledge of skin science to beauty therapy treatments

4. Demonstrate retail skin care products

5. Design and apply make-up for photography

6. Design and apply make-up

7. Design and apply remedial camouflage

8. Develop a treatment plan for beauty therapy treatments

9. Investigate new products and services

10. Conduct financial transactions

11. Plan & Provide the spa program

12. Provide aesthetic aromatic massage

13. Provide superficial lymph drainage massage

14. Use reflexology relaxation techniques in beauty treatments

15. Provide body treatments

16. Provide facial treatments

17. Provide lash and brow treatments

18. Provide manicure and pedicare services

19. Apply gel nail enhancement

20. Apply Nail Art

21. Apply knowledge of nail science to nail services

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The cost of this&;Beauty Therapy & Make-Up Distance Learning Course depends on the level chosen, and prices are as follows:

  • Certificate&; £498
  • Diploma&; £798
  • Advanced Diploma&; £998

Participants have the opportunity to pay in instalments as low as £25 per week.&;

All materials essential for course completion are included in the cost of the course fee. Upon enrolment, students receive:

  • All required study materials and course notes
  • Practical assignment projects with constructive tutor feedback
  • Industry based tutor assisting delegates with their course and career questions and guidance needs

Continuing Studies

Qualified beauty therapists enjoy a myriad of opportunities. Aside from being a financially-rewarding career, there is personal satisfaction in helping other people feel and look better. You also get to expand social network as you meet customers from various industries and walks of life.

As more and more people realise the importance of investing in their well-being and physical beauty, you gain more opportunities, too, as a beauty therapist. The industry is fast-growing and predicted to show more growth in the coming years. So don’t waste the chance to join this exciting and glamorous industry through ICI’s beauty therapy and make-up course!

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Contact info

International Career Institute

27 Old Gloucester St
WC1N 3AX London


Average rating 5

Based on 3 reviews.

Michael Mittiga
I wasn’t able to leave my full time job to study so distance learning suited me best. I was able to set my own timetable and submit assessments around my own commitments. Had it not been for the flexible nature of the course I would not been able complete my studies!
Sue Manning
I found that the system and material was easy to comprehend. This course has also has sparked a big interest in me to read further on the subjects on a personal and professional level. The experience would be one of the most valuable experiences in my career life and excited about the new direction I am taking in my life!
Amanda Farlow
I have just graduated from ICI this year. As I reflect back on my experience with ICI, I can honestly say that it was a truly positive experience every step of the way. As a student I receive impeccable service from the students services department and my tutor each and every time I made a request.
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