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Institute of Dermal Science Courses

At IDS we will be offering ITEC/VTCT certified courses in level 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.



Makeup Artistry

ITEC Level 2 (NFQ L4) in Make-up

This course enables learners to gain the necessary practical and theoretical skills in order to provide…

Electrical Skin Treatments

ITEC Level 3 (NFQ L5) Facial Electrical Treatments

Teaches practical and theoretical skills to provide facial electrical treatments to the public and to…

Skin Needling

ITEC Level 4 (NFQ L6) Skin Needling

The new level 4 course certificate in Skin Needling, CIT Therapy, Microneedling, or Dermal Rolling…

Microdermabrasion Treatments

ITEC Level 3 (NFQ L5) Microdermabrasion Treatments

Teaches practical and theoretical skills to provide microdermabrasion, basic and advanced facial…

Anatomical & Physiological

ITEC Level 3 (NFQ L5) Award in Anatomical and Physiological

This course is delivered online which allows you to study in the comfort of your own home and at…

Facial Treatments

ITEC Level 2 (NFQ L4)Award in Providing Facial Skincare

This qualification is for those who want a pathway to work within the aesthetics and beauty industry…

Laser & Light Treatments

ITEC Level 4 (NFQ L5) Laser & Light Treatments

This course combines all the Laser and Light Certificates into one comprehensive diploma…

ITEC Level 4 (NFQ L6) Skin Peels

Enhancing your career with specialised training by working with 40% medical peels. Our theory and…

Radio Frequency

ITEC Level 4 (NFQ L6 Radio Frequency

Radio Frequency has become a very popular professional treatment for skin tightening, and for…

Skin Blemish Removal

VTCT Level 4 (NFQ L6) Diathermy Skin Blemish Removal

This courses focuses on carrying out advanced diathermy epilation using techniques to treat…

Laser Tattoo Removal

ITEC Level 5 (NFQ L7) Laser Tattoo Removal

Delegates will learn how to recognise different tattoo types and identify clients suitable for…


All Courses Include…

Medical Grade: All products & equipment used will be medical grade.

Guaranteed: On the completion of your course, you will receive an ITEC/VTCT International Certification.This level of qualification will ensure you are covered in all aspects of work, including insurance cover.

Quality: Enjoy a professional setting in our new state of the art Institute of Dermal Science Academy in the South East of Ireland and be trained with the highest quality equipment.

Ongoing support: We will offer you and your clinic on-going support after completing any of our courses.


*As per new industry guidelines and restrictions our courses ensure you and your team will receive a respected industry qualification from a registered ITEC centre. All our courses are insurance and manufacturer approved. Payment plans are available. All theory can be completed online. Covid-19 restrictions will not affect online theory section of courses.*

Skin Needling & Nurse

*New* Pathway Packages

We have introduced two new Pathway Packages for people looking to sign up to multiple courses to kickstart their career in the aesthetics field.


Pathway One – Registered Nurses

We have designed a pathway package for registered nurses that want to work in the Aesthetics field. This package will give you the knowledge and tools to be confident in skin analysis and consultation, face anatomy, and physiology in skin, muscles, bones, circular system, endocrine system, and more.

This course will run for 18 weeks and includes:

Level 3 / NFQ 5 Skin, Facials and Microdermabrasion 

Level 4 / NFQ 6 Skin Needling

Level 4 / NFQ 6 Chemical Peels


Pathway Two – No Beauty or Medical Background

Do you want a new career but have no beauty or medical background? If so, this is the package for you! This package is full of exciting treatments to start your career in Aesthetics. You will be shown basic and advanced facials, microdermabrasion, basic and advanced skin needling techniques, all whilst using top medical grade skincare devices.

This course runs for 22 weeks and includes:

Level 2 / NFQ 4 Skin, Facials and Eye Treatments

Level 3 / NFQ 5 Microdermabrasion 

Level 4 / NFQ 6 Skin Needling

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