Advanced Hairdressing & Beauty Specialist – Dublin

QQI Level 6 Certificate in Fashion Industry Practice 6M4508 including Beauty Treatments
Junior Trade Certificate in Hairdressing DES
ITEC Certification (Optional)

Duration: One Year Full-Time

At Sallynoggin College of Further Education, near Dun Laoghaire in Dublin we offer an Advanced Hairdressing & Beauty Specialist course, which covers all aspects of advanced hairdressing and make-up artistry including fashion, theatre and special effects. Learners can progress to employment while continuing to up-skill in the exciting and rewarding Hair, Beauty and Make-up industries.

Third level progression opportunities for QQI/FETAC learners are continually being developed and enhanced. Please visit or for the most up to date information.

Former Learners have progressed to IADT to study Character Make-Up Design and to apprenticeship training.

“Sallynoggin College of Further Education literally turned my life around, Thanks to the staff at SCFE
I’m following my passion and am now my own thriving hair and makeup business as well as teaching others how to reach their full potential and follow their dreams. Thanks to Sallynoggin College of Further Education, you are more than just an education in skills, you helped in every part of my life”

Sarah Naylor – Angel Hair & Makeup

Course Features

• Fully equipped hairdressing studios
• Fully equipped beauty treatment rooms
• Art studio
• Work placement in chosen field
• Team building excursions
• Visits from industry specialists
• Photo shoots in collaboration with Fashion and Photography departments
• Access to fully equipped IT suites and Library

Workshops Include

• Barbering
• Nail Art
• Visit to industry specialists
• Advanced Colour
• Advanced extension training
• Advanced up styling

Employment Opportunites

Continue training in the hairdressing industry to complete a hairdressing apprenticeship.

• Beauty Salon
• Beauty Resort
• Mobile Therapist
• Cruise liners
• Cosmetic & Fashion retail sales
• Nail Technician
• Make-up Artist
• Reception in Hair or Beauty Salon


• Advanced colouring techniques
• Advanced cutting techniques
• Diagnose Hair & Scalp conditions
• Fantasy Up styles
• Period Up styles

Theatrical & Film Make-up
• Fantasy/High Fashion Make-up
• Theatrical/Character Make-up
• Specialised Makeup Effects

Nail Technology – Acrylic, Gel, Fibreglass
Trend Forecasting
Design skills
Work Experience

Fashion & Beauty Department

Entry Requirements

QQI level 5 in hairdressing
Mature applicants welcome
Applicants may be accepted without meeting formal entry requirements