Diploma in Beauty Therapy (Nails and Eye Treatment) City & Guilds Level 2 | DBTC&G2

Course modules

C&G-M/601/3937 Provide and Maintain Nail Enhancement
C&G-L/601/4450 Provide Nail Art
C& G - 3003/210 Provide Eyelash & Brow Treatment
C&G-/600/8763 Follow Health and Safety Practice
Applications for this course are currently closed. We hope to start this course again in the coming months. You can express your interest in this course, and receive email updates when applications for it open again.
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You can also contact our Information Officers at any stage if you would like more information about this courseTheir contact details are below. 
Rebecca Rudden (Information Officer, Swords)
Email: rebeccarudden@ddletbaes.ie Phone: (01) 840 8946
Kevin McCabe (Information Officer, Balbriggan)
Email: kevinmccabe@ddletbaes.ie Phone (01) 841 7763

Course Information

This course will enable you to work with the following Nail enhancements:
  • Acrylic Nail Application
  • Gel Nail Application
  • Overlays
  • Gel Polish
  • Nail Art
The course also includes Eye Treatments:
  • Eyelash Tinting
  • Eyebrow Tinting
  • Eyebrow Shaping
  • Occasional Lash Application
This City & Guilds certified course will enable you to work as a self-employed mobile therapist, in a Salon, Spa or similar environment.

Please note there are materials required for this course

Materials cost is approx. €300 :
  • Acrylic Nail Brush €50 good one, buy cheap you buy twice
  • Gel Brush €20
  • Acrylic Starter Kit €100
  • Gel Starter Kit with lamp €100


Successful completion of the course will provide students with the opportunity to progress onto further education/training including Beauty Therapy QQI Level 5.

Entry Requirements

All applicants are required to be screened prior to placement. A high level of English language and an interest in developing a career in Beauty Therapy is required for the course.


Diploma in Beauty Therapy City & Guilds Level 2.


This course is part-time over one year (32 weeks), one morning per week.


This course is funded under BTEI funding. In order to be eligible, applicants must be:

  • an Early School leaver, and/or
  • in receipt of a Social Protection Payment, and/or
  • have a GP or Medical Card
  • Signing for Credits


This course takes place in Balbriggan.

*All courses run pending sufficient numbers
** Modules and locations may change