Monday 6th October
Beauty Trade Show – The Beauty Therapy students all travelled to the RDS in Dublin to visit the
annual Beauty Trade Show. This was a great experience for the students as they saw first hand the
every expanding Beauty Industry. They met suppliers from all aspects of the Beauty Industry.
Suzanne Jackson from the famous So Sue Me Blog was also present and the students were able to
Tuesday 7th October
Aoife Jennings from Steiner Recruitment spent a morning with our students discussing life on board
a cruise liner. Our students were extremely interested in this. Once qualified as a Beauty Therapist
they can work in a 5 star spa on board a luxury cruise liner and sail around the world. Set sail from
Miami down to the carribean. Swim with dolphins on your day off. Visit the many different cities that
your cruise liner will dock at. Whats not to love!
Wednesday 22nd October
The Beauty And Hair Department held a Salon Day. Treatments included Facial, Full Body Massages,
Tinting, Manicures, Pedicures, Waxing, Wash & Blowdrys, Colours, Hair Treatments. It was an
extremely busy day. Clients were delighted with their treatments and are looking forward to coming
back to our next Salon Days.
Wednesday 19th October
Beauty Therapy students took part in a Spray Tanning Course. We offer our students a wide range of
extra short courses during their training time here at Portlaoise College Institute of Further
Education. Students will be taking part in an Indian Head Massage Course, Advanced waxing and Gel
Nail extension Course to name a few.
Beauty Therapy students are going on work experience from 1st December to 12th December. Work
experience is essential in order to gain an insight into the industry. We have students visiting salons,
spas and cosmetic counters.