SHORT COURSES

Beauty courses

Short Beauty Courses Available

We offer a wide range of day courses for the complete beginner who wants to get a first taste of the beauty industry or for qualified therapists who wish to add to their skills.

Our short courses are timetabled every month, if a date doesn't suit you then just give us a call and we will arrange a suitable date for you. 

gel nail extensions course

1 day course
Cost - £325 - includes kit and lamp

Perfect for the beginner wanting to become a nail technician or for Beauty Therapists adding to their skills. This course will take you through the steps of creating perfect Gel Nail Extensions from cuticle and nail preparation to the end result. No previous experience or training is required to attend this course.

Acrylic Nail Extensions Course

1 day course
Cost - £325 - includes kit 

Professional one day course for beginners entering the nail extensions industry or Beauty Therapists adding to their skills. This is a practical, hands on course where you will learn to create these popular nail enhancements. No previous experience or training is required to attend this course.  

combined gel and acrylic nail extensions course - Includes kit & lamp

2 day Course
Costs - 
Combined gel & acrylic extensions course (includes kit & lamp) £485 2 days
Gel extensions only (includes kit & lamp) £325 1 day
Acrylic extensions only (includes kit) £325 1 day

Combined course without kit £350
Gel only without kit £245
Acrylic only without kit £245

This course is designed for beginners to master the application of gel and acrylic nail extensions. It's a great course for working from home or as a mobile nail technician or for qualified beauty therapists wanting to expand on their treatment list.

Course content -

• Basic manicure preparation 
• Anatomy & physiology of the nail
• Hygiene & sterilisation
• Perfect filing 
• Product knowledge
• Tip application & blend
• Sculpt & build UV gel extensions
• Sculpt & build acrylic extensions
• 3 week polish
• Maintenance & aftercare for client
• Includes kit and lamp

gel polish course

1 day course
Cost - £80

This Gel Polish or 3 week polish as it is often known by has taken the nail industry by storm. Perfect your skills with this course to produce a long lasting perfect nail polish. Perfect for the beginner wanting to sample the nail industry.

Course content -
• Hygiene & sterilisation 
• Contraindications 
• Nail & cuticle preparation 
• Professional application of polish
• Use of glitters, gems etc
• Aftercare
• Removal 
• Product knowledge 

manicure or pedicure

1 day course
Cost - £225 - includes kit

Open to complete beginners, nail technicians or other therapists wanting to add to their treatments. This course will take you through the steps required to complete a professional finish with your manicure or Pedicure.

• Course content -
• Hygiene & sterilisation 
• Contraindications 
• Manicure/Pedicure procedure 
• Professional polish 
• Aftercare

Beginners Make up Course

4 day course over 4 weeks
Cost - £545

Suitable for complete beginners seeking to learn basic techniques for themselves, or to progress on to a makeup artistry career.

• Develop your makeup confidence as you understand the skills of a makeup professional throughout this four day makeup introduction.

• Upon completion of this course you can progress on to further advanced courses and specialised intermediate masterclasses such as bridal or fashion/editorial.  

Course content: (Theory and Practical topics)

• Health and safety
• Skin types and skincare
• Face shapes
• Colour theory
• Foundation and concealing
• Contour and highlight
• Eye shapes and eye makeup
• Basic eyeliner and mascara techniques
• Brow focus
• Eyelash application
• Lip techniques
• The role of a professional makeup artist
• Kit advice

Bridal Make up Masterclass

2 day course
Cost - £295

• Professional bridal makeup course provides a clear insight into the makeup world of weddings

• You will learn everything in relation to bridal makeup from skin prepping to final touch-ups. Students will learn skills to equip them to confidently makeup brides, bridal parties, hen parties and engagement parties.

• Each student will be guided by an experienced tutor and industry professional through a carefully considered balance of theoretical and practical learning.  

• Course suitable for students who have completed the beginner course or beauty therapists or makeup artists who wish to advance their bridal make up skills.

Course content: (Theory and Practical topics)

• Role of makeup artist
• Creating a flawless skin
• Bridal makeup
• Contemporary bridal makeup
• Mother of the bride makeup
• Suggested bridal kit

High Fashion Make up Masterclass

2 day course
Cost - £295

• An exciting insight into the fast paced world of fashion. 
 
• This masterclass enables students to adapt to the changing trends from season to season in the fashion industry.  

• Everything from minimal beauty looks to unconventional makeup to complement a model’s attire.  

• Masterclass ideally designed for those who have previously completed the beginner course or existing makeup artists who want to heighten their skills in the catwalk and fashion element.

• Students will learn innovative and distinguished looks from a variety of resources such as magazines, catalogues etc  

Course content: (Theory and Practical topics)

• Backstage environment
• Hygiene and kit
• Application techniques
• Creative high fashion makeup
• Unconventional looks including strong features, lips and lashes
• How to create looks to complement designers attire being modelled
• Blocking out eyebrows
• Makeup for male models

Eyelash Extensions Course 

1 day course
Cost - £285 - includes kit

Learn the correct application of these semi-permanent eyelash extensions also known as 3D lash extensions.

Threading

1 day course
Cost - £125
Includes brow tinting to give a better definition to the eyebrows.

Threading has become extremely popular over the recent years. It is a must for salons to have an experienced threading therapist on site. We have added the brow tinting for those who have not got a beauty qualification so they can give a more defined brow treatment.

waxing

1 day course
Cost - £195

Ideal for people working from home or renting a room and wanting to add to their treatment list. This course covers leg, bikini, underarm and facial waxing. We also cover both warm and hot wax application. 

advanced waxing

1 day course
Cost - £150

For the experience therapist who holds a level 2 waxing certificate. Covers both Brazilian and Hollywood waxing techniques.

Body Massage including Hot Stones

1 day course
Cost - £350

This course covers all the classical movements in body massage. We also incorporate Hot Stones to give variety to your massage routine. Basic anatomy & physiology is also covered.

Indian Head Massage

1 day course 
Cost - £150

Perfect to add to your treatment list. This is a very popular treatment in salons. Covers all the Indian Head massage techniques over the back, neck, shoulders and scalp to provide and extremely relaxing treatment.

Facials including Microdermabrasion 

1 day course
Cost - £ 195

This course covers all the steps that are included in a facial treatment. We also include the use of microdermabrasion which is a fantastically exfoliating treatment loved by clients.

Body Wrap Course

1 day course
Cost - £150

Covering the application of body wraps including client consultation with recording of measurements both before and after treatment.

Spray Tan Course

1 day course
Cost - £85

Everyone loves a spray tan. A great fun day learning the correct application of a beautiful healthy tan.

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Refresher courses can be arranged to suit your needs.

Roberta Mechan International College of Beauty 115-119 Royal Avenue, Belfast, BT1 1FF, Northern Ireland 

T: 02890 246 999

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