Nail Technology Diploma with Makeup (Charleville Campus)


Nail Technology Diploma with Makeup

Do you aspire to have a career in the world of Nails and Make-up? This expanding industry needs good therapists. In this course you have the opportunity to achieve a wide variety of training skills dealing with a specialist nail technician, make-up and waxing treatments. Release your artistic flair and produce superb looks that will allow you to become an attractive prospect for employers as well as have the opportunity to become self-employed.

Award Nail Technology Diploma with Makeup
Format Full-time. September 2024 to May 2025.
Location Onsite at Charleville Campus (Formerly Mannix College) 
Timetable Hours between Monday to Friday, 09:00 to 15:30.
Requirements No CAO required (Leaving Cert./LCA/equivalent for under 23s). Application review discussion.
Starting Classes start the week of Monday the 16th of September 2024.
Contact or Call 063-81422
Applications Applications open. Places available. No deposit required to start your application.

Career Prospects

  • Nail Technician

  • Makeup Artist

  • Salon owner

  • Salon Manager

Course Contents


Manicure and Pedicure


Professional conduct and business awareness




Skin Care and Eye Treatments




Nail Technology


Nail Art


Work Experience


Courses are continually developed – content and specific award components are subject to change. See disclaimer.


Four days a week, from 9:30 to 14:30. Class timetables to follow in September, and subject to change. 


50 full-time day students will travel, fully-funded, with Erasmus+ to another European country for 2 weeks. Find out more and apply.

Entry Requirements

  • CAO points not required.
  • All applicants will be required to attend an application review discussion. An offer of a place on this course is contingent on the applicant meeting the minimum entry requirements set out here, and satisfactory presentation at interview.
  • Leaving Certificate or equivalent. For mature applicants appropriate experience will be considered in lieu of formal qualifications.


  • iTEC Diploma in Beauty Specialist
  • iTEC Diploma in Nail Technology
  • iTEC Certificate in Nail Art
  • QQI Minor award in Work Experience 5N1356

Work Experience

The dates and duration will be specified by the College in September.


A full QQI award achieves a maximum of 390 points for CAO.