News and Events

Guest speaker Urusula Clancy, Marie Keating Foundation addresses the students on caring for patients with cancer. Tuesday 3rd november with the healthcare class.

 

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 meet her.

Tuesday 7th October

STEINER VISIT

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.

 

SHORT COURSES

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.

 

December

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.

On the 16th & 17th December we held more salon days. Clients were treated again to a wide range of treatments and with the Christmas season in full swing they were delighted. Students gained valuable knowledge from taking part in these days. More salon days will announced soon.

Semi Permanent Eyelash Extension Training

Our Students will be trained up in March on one of the most sought after beauty treatments, Semi Permanent Eyelash Extensions.

 

We are running a Careers Exhibition in the school next Wednesday 3rd December from 9.30am to 11.55. All students from TY, 5th and 6th year will be attending. 

The students will get to attend two different college talks and then get to speak with other colleges at an exhibition during 4th period. Click here if you would like to read more or go to www.collegeaware.ie and search for events in Laois.

 

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

meet her.

 

Tuesday 7th October

STEINER VISIT

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.

 

SHORT COURSES

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.

 

December

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.