• CIDESCO Post Grad Diploma
    September 1, 2022 - September 30, 2022
    10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
By Bronwyn Conroy
September 2022
Starts with groups of 4 on an agreed date.
60 hours refresher course in a CIDESCO school.
4 days of blended learning.
Bronwyn Conroy International Beauty Schools Dublin or Cork.
Image Skillnet member price: €1400
Full price for non-Image Skillnet members: €1995


This course is designed for fully qualified therapists with a minimum of 3 years practical experience in a salon/spa or in combination with teaching. It is generally completed by working teachers who require this qualification to apply for a teaching council number. A minimum of 4 students are required to run the course.

Delivery Method
In-class tuition, with some home study, and practice in your own school or another school by arrangement is required.
Observations can be conducted through Zoom.

Course Content

Day 1 – Morning

  • Introduction to CIDESCO International
  • Post Graduate Beauty Therapy Diploma timetable
  • Discussing the examination flow
  • RPL assessment
  • RPL theory – MCQ from CIDESCO syllabus
  • RPL practical – knowledge of electrical equipment

Day 1 – Afternoon

  • Results of RPL assessments
  • Identifying candidates’ weak areas
  • Discussing project with case histories guidelines
  • Discussing the case history booklet and examples of case history subjects
  • Theory – tinting & shaping

Day 2 – Morning

  • Theory – hygiene protocol; candidates hygiene, care, and presentation
  • Theory – facial analysis sheet
  • Practical – facial skin analysis
  • Confirming understanding of case histories

Day 2 – Afternoon

  • Theory – facial muscles and lymph nodes functions
  • Theory – facial massage with 5 classical movements
  • Practical – facial massage with 5 classical movements

Day 3 – Suggested home study

  • Theory – facial electrical equipment
  • Practical – facial electric equipment:
  1. High frequency
  2. Vacuum suction
  3. Galvanic (Desincrustation and iontophoresis)
  4. Electrical muscle stimulation – faradic

Practical facial treatment including:

  • Cleansing
  • Skin analysis
  • Tinting & shaping
  • Deep cleansing
  • Electrical equipment
  • Swedish facial massage with 5 classical movements
  • Mask application
  • Toning and moisturising

Day 4 – Suggested home study

  • Make-up
  • Practical – make-up application
  • Theory – waxing (hot and strip)
  • Practical – waxing (hot and strip)
  • Practical Mani/Pedi
  • Skin analysis repetition
  • Emphasise treatment objective plan according to skin analysis sheet
  • Body electrical therapy treatment

The examination for the Post Graduate Beauty Therapy Diploma consists of a Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) paper, a practical exam and an assessment of the project with case histories.
The practical exam takes place in The Bronwyn Conroy Beauty School, Blackrock, Co. Dublin.

Qualifications Granted

  • CIDESCO Post Graduate Beauty Therapy Diploma

For more information, or if you need help in booking on to this course, contact us at info@imageskillnet.ie or 071-9640438. Course must be fully paid for in advance of the start date.

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