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This course is offered to those who would like to enter into the Media/Fashion Make-up or Theatrical Make-up fields. Its aim is to develop and broaden the artistic and creative experience of the student.


One year – full time


QQI Level 5 Award 5M5161

(ITEC) – Level 3


The course prepares students for progression to a NFQ Level 6 award made by QQI or to third level colleges such as NCAD, IADT, DIT, Institutes of Technology and Art colleges abroad.

Minimum Entry Requirements

Candidates need to have completed Leaving Certificate, Leaving Certificate Applied or equivalent.  Mature applicants welcome.  Must attend programme advisory meeting.
Art or Design subjects at leaving cert an advantage.

Modules – QQI and ITEC

(Selection of modules may be subject to minor changes)

Fashion and Media Make-Up 5N4627
Specialised Make-Up Effects 5N5265
Period and Theatrical Make-Up 5N4632
Postche 5N4633
Skin and Nails for Make-up Artstry 5N5307
Safety & Health at Work 5N1794
Retail Selling 5N1619
Customer Service 5N0972
Work Experience 5N1356


Registration Fee €50
Course charges €500 *

( * Includes €200 Government Levy and QQI exam Fee)
ITEC Exam Fees €200 (approx.)
Students kit, uniform and specialised make up kit cost €750 approx.
Registration fee is non refundable, and secures course place.

Exemption from Government Levy and QQI Exam Fee for medical card holders, SUSI grant, Back to Education Allowance and VTOS recipients.


Application is free via our website Further Education section.