• Code:FE
  • Certification QQI Level 5 in Retail Selling (5M2105)
  • Duration One Year


This programme aims to develop beauty industry expertise while at the same  time providing the practical selling and reception skills so essential to beauty  consultancy in the retail sector. It is ideal for anyone who wants to represent the  public face of a beauty industry as it marries beauty skills with a firm administrative  capability enabling graduates to run the office whilst at the same time marketing  the product/service.

Programme of Study
  • Customer Service
  • Skin, Eye Treatment & Make-Up 
  • Retail Selling
  • Retail Display
  • Retail Administration 
  • Work Experience 
  • Digital Marketing
  • Safety & Health at Work

Components subject to change

Entry Requirements

  • Leaving Certificate (minimum of five  06/H7’s or combination of five 06/  H7’s) or its equivalent. Extenuating  circumstances may be considered
  • Leaving Certificate Applied with a merit  profile
  • QQI Level 5 Award with at least a Merit  Profile
  • Mature Applicants - Experience  will be considered in lieu of formal  qualifications

Places offered following successful  interview. Garda vetting necessary prior  to work experience. Learners must source  their own work experience.

Career Opportunities

  • Beauty Counters in Large Department Stores
  • Self-Employment
  • Beauty Advisors at Spas
  • Beauty Advisors at Beauty Salons
Higher Education Progression*

Graduates are eligible to apply through the CAO and/or the Higher Education Links  Scheme for entry to year one of a range of  higher certificate and degree programmes  at Institutes of Technology and Universities.  Options to study in the UK are also  available

Course Co-Ordinator

Amanda Bell

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