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ITEC Certificate in Microdermabrasion

February 14 - May 2

€250 – €550




The main aim of the VTCT (ITEC) Level 3 Certificate in Microdermabrasion Treatments is to enable learners to gain the necessary practical and theoretical skills in order to provide microdermabrasion treatments to the general public and to gain employment in the beauty therapy industry.  It provides a sound platform into further training at level 3 and 4.



ITEC Level 3 Certificate in Microdermabrasion Treatments


Entry Requirements

Level 2 Beauty qualification


Course Content

The main skills the learner will perform are:

Microdermabrasion treatments – to include consultation, skin analysis, recognising contraindications and contra-actions, carrying out relevant tests prior to treatment and adapting the treatment to the client’s needs

The learner will also learn about related health and safety and client care and communication which is essential in order to work and be successful in the industry.

This qualification also provides:

  • The related knowledge and understanding required to perform the microdermabrasion skills listed above effectively in particular the functions of the microdermabrasion equipment and common diseases and disorders that may affect when a client should or should not receive treatment
  • Opportunities for learners to focus on the development of their wider skills in a beauty therapy setting, such as communicating with clients, working with others and problem solving
  • Opportunities for learners to develop a range of skills, techniques, personal qualities and attitudes essential for successful performance in employment as a beauty specialising in microdermabrasion treatments


All treatment evidence, internal assessments, and underpinning knowledge must be completed prior to the final practical examination.  The final external practical examination will be carried out by the external examiner at the end of the period of learning. The external examiner will also verify a sample of the treatment evidence and internal assessment.

Unit code

Mandatory units




Microdermabrasion treatments

Practical examination

Pass 60%-74%
Merit 75%-89% Distinction 90%-100%

Portfolio of evidence – 3 clients x 3 times each

Pass or Refer


Pass 60%-74%
Merit 75%-89% Distinction 90%-100%

Course Requirements

  • A copy of qualifications must be sent on application.
  • Students must wear a white tunic and black trousers to every class

Course Duration: 5 Days

February – 14th

March – 28th

April – 25th

May – 2nd

Candidates will attend training for 4 days with 1 day .  An additional day in November is required for ITEC Theory & Practical exams.  All portfolio work must be completed for this date.

Course Fees

€550: A deposit of €250 is required to secure your place and the balance €450 can be paid in instalments.

Funding Opportunities

This qualification is listed by QQI on the National Framework, and is eligible for TESG funding.  Please contact your local Social Welfare for details.


February 14
May 2
€250 – €550
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Advanced Aesthetics Academy
Unit 5 Waterford Business Park, Cork Road


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