Welcome to The Institute of Dermal Science
The Institute of Dermal Science (IDS) is Ireland’s newest Advanced Aesthetic Training facility. Located in the beautiful town of Castlecomer, 15 mins outside Kilkenny City, Ireland. At IDS, our aim is to provide the most advanced aesthetic courses in the South East of Ireland.
Our founder and head trainer, Nicola Kieran, has over 13 years industry experience, having worked and trained in both Ireland & Australia.
Nicola now wants to share her knowledge and experience to educate therapists in the Irish Beauty & Aesthetics industry.
At IDS we will be offering ITEC/VTCT certified courses in levels 2, 3, 4 & 5 in Beauty, Makeup and Aesthetics.
IDS are also distributors of the Dermapen 4, DP Dermaceuticals, and the Plaxpot device. Purchase from us once you are fully trained.
Courses & Workshops
At IDS we will be offering ITEC/VTCT certified courses in levels 2, 3, 4 & 5 in Beauty, Makeup and Aesthetics. These NEW courses being launched are quickly being sought after as the Aesthetics industry has taken off over the last 2 years in the EU. Irish insurance now seeks that each individual must hold these qualifications to perform advanced aesthetics treatments as new guidelines are now in place. Book your place on a course today!
Launched September 2021
At IDS, we are stocking the brand new Dermapen 4 device to distribute to trained professionals in Ireland. The Dermapen addresses a number of skin concerns, including: