The CIDESCO diploma is the world's most prestigious qualification in aesthetics and beauty therapy, recognised in 31 countries worldwide.
WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?
Qualified Beauty Therapists who have worked for at least three years.
On application, you will need to provide evidence of the above as well as qualifications and experience. On receipt of your application, we will invite you to attend a skills test to identify any areas in which you need additional tuition in order to start the course. There may be an additional cost for this.
You should be proficient in the following:
6 days college based study (dates will be sent out on enrolment) plus exams and home study.
Postgraduate students take their exams in the same session as the other CIDESCO candidates in July 2018 or March 2019.
CIDESCO Project with case histories
Students must prepare case histories detailing a set number of treatments each on a set number of clients and complete the CIDESCO case histories booklet. They must also research and write a project on a subject relevant to the study of beauty therapy connected to their case histories. The project should consist of at least 2500 words but not more than 4000 words, all written in the student's own words.
The case histories and project are written in advance followed by:
1.5 hour theory exam consisting of 100 multiple choice questions.
3.5 hour practical aesthetics exam covering facial, including deep cleansing; eye treatments; facial electrical treatments; make-up; manicure or pedicure.
45 minutes practical waxing exam covering half leg warm wax; bikini or underarm wax with hot wax.
2.5 hour body exam consisting of body analysis – to include individual treatment plan; pre-treatment (cleansing, exfoliating, IR, electrical); electrical treatment x2; completion of treatment – (electrical, application of product e.g. wrap, mask); partial body massage (areas to be allocated).
45 minutes additional treatment. This may be related to the project or an advanced treatment taken from a list.
A minimum of 70% for each exam is required for an overall pass.
CIDESCO Post Graduate Diploma in Beauty Therapy
6 days, 9.30am - 5.30pm
The CIDESCO exam is sat in July with study from April to July or sat in March with study from November to March. The course is dependent on sufficient enrolments.
Fees are due in full 4 weeks before the training starts
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