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VTCT/ITEC Certificate in Electrolysis

February 29, 2020 - April 5, 2020

€250 – €750

This qualification is about the skills involved in assessing, preparing for and carrying out electrical needle epilation treatments to remove hair using alternating current and blend techniques.

You will also need to show you can competently advise clients on the care needed after electrical epilation.  The purpose of this qualification is to develop your skills as a beauty therapist or electrologist to enable you to provide electrical epilation treatments.


VTCT & ITEC Level 3 Certificate in Epilation

Entry Requirements

Level 2 Beauty Therapy or equivalent (required by insurance companies from next year)


Course Content

  • Health and safety
  • Client care and communications
  • Provide electrical epilation – Evidence Requirements – Competent performance must be demonstrated on six occasions treating facial hair, bikini and underarm hair using Blend, Galvanic and Short Wave Diathermy modalities.  



All Anatomy & Physiology is covered by pre requisite for the course however the Hair and Skin will be covered in further detail with assignments to confirm knowledge.



For practical elements you will be observed by your assessor.  All your work must be collected in a portfolio of evidence and cross referenced to requirements listed in your Assessment Book.  An Internal Verifier will check your assessments to ensure evidence is valid.  A VTCT External Verifier will sample observations and portfolios. Practical observations will be assessed as per unit listed above.  Evidence of knowledge will be assessed through assignments.



Course Requirements

  • A copy of qualifications must be sent on application.
  • Students must wear a white tunic and black trousers to every class
  • 2 x White bath towels, 2 x Black handtowels


Course Duration: 6 Days 10am – 3pm


February 2020 – 29th

March – 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th

April – 5th

Candidates will attend training for 6 days over 2 months. It is recommended that students practice Epilation outside of these hours.  Information on purchasing equipment can be provided by contacting the office.  An additional day is required for final assessments.  All portfolio work must be completed for this unit.



This is an approved qualification for working as an advanced beauty therapist specialising in reducing hair growth. It also provides a sound platform for further learning or training. This qualification provides progression opportunities to the following VTCT qualifications:

  • Level 4 Diploma in Permanent Hair Removal and Skin Rejuvenation
  • Level 4 Award in Skin Blemish Removal


Fees: €750

Deposit €250, €500 on commencement


February 29, 2020
April 5, 2020
€250 – €750
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Unit 5 Waterford Business Park, Cork Road
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