Cosmetology Professional - Accredited Course - CPD Certified

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140 Hours
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If you love all things related to beauty, then you'll be in heaven with this course.

Whether you fancy giving yourself a makeover or you’re looking for a career in the beauty industry, you’ll learn tons of top tips in this course. Find out the inside secrets to the ultimate skin and body treatments, perfect nail grooming, and sophisticated hair styling, including using extensions.

Image is more important than ever when it comes to your personal brand. Standards are continually changing, and customers’ expectations are increasing. This has led to an unprecedented level of demand for trained and skilled cosmetology professionals.

By taking this course, you’ll develop professional and marketable beauty skills that you can use for freelance work or in a beauty salon.

You’ll learn beauty treatments from tip to toe. The first step is creating a base, which means nurturing and pampering the skin. We'll teach you all about skin structure, essential nutrients, exfoliation, hair removal, safe sun exposure and regimes for different skin types and ethnicities. Discover how to make natural products, and know when it’s worth paying for treatments. We include tips on keeping hair fabulous, plus skin care and hair tips for men.

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The course shows how to care for skin, nails and hair as well as giving great advice on styling and grooming. It includes video tutorials so you can see exactly exactly how to do it for yourself.

Manicures, pedicures, gel nails and Shellac are in major demand right now. Professional grooming and decorating fingernails and toenails is the crowning glory to a well-crafted personal image. You will learn skin care, exercises and massage for hands and feet to keep them in tip-top condition. Then you’ll be shown how to do a top-class professional manicure and pedicure. You’ll find out about the products and tools for popular décor and finishes and see how to apply perfect gel and shellac nails.

Gorgeous hair is essential to your overall image. Learn about hair structure, types and professional care, including nourishment and protection. See how modern hairstyles are adapted from historic fashions, and how to create several looks from one cut. Discover the secrets to choosing colour and styles to match skin tones and face shapes. Get crafty with upstyling and learn the step-by-step techniques for applying and removing extensions.

Nowadays everyone is under the microscope, and with the expansion of social media, everyone gets noticed. This course is jam packed with professional beauty tips to satisfy clients, and help them to look and feel their very best. Get up to speed with the latest trends, techniques, products and tools, and produce head-turning results - sign up today!

Course Syllabus

Module 1: General care of hands

  • Skin Types
  • Creams and other products to use
  • Exercises for hands
  • Treating nail disorders

Module 2: Manicure

  • The steps to a good manicure
  • Hand massage

Module 3: Pedicure

  • Steps to a good pedicure
  • Foot Massage

Module 4: Nail Art

  • Types of nail polish
  • Tools you need and how to add decorations
  • Examples of decoration choices
  • Products on the market

Module 5: Gel & Shellac Nails

  • Gel Nails
  • Step by step instructions for sculpted gel nails with French manicure
  • Maintaining and filling
  • Shellac-style Nails
  • Steps for applying Shellac

Module 6: A close look at hair

  • The structure of hair
  • The scalp
  • The history of hair fashions
  • Different types of hair

Module 7: How to treat hair

  • Hair products
  • Hair and scalp analysis
  • Avoiding mistakes and damage

Module 8: Hair colour and hair shape

  • Which shades enhance which skin type & which colours don’t work
  • Which shape/style of hair suits which face shape

Module 9: How to wash hair professionally

  • The benefits of scalp massage
  • Conditioner
  • Hair treatments
  • Expert tips
  • How to professionally wash hair - video tutorial

Module 10: Tools

  • Blow-drying equipment
  • Different types of tools

Module 11: Styling

  • How to add volume - video tutorial
  • Creating curls with rollers - video tutorial
  • Enhancing curls with a diffuser - video tutorial
  • How to straighten hair - video tutorial
  • Sculpting hair with finger technique and wax - video tutorial

Module 12: Men's hair

  • Is men’s hair different?
  • Applying Gel - video tutorial
  • Applying Wax - video tutorial

Module 13: Upstyling

  • Brief history of upstyling
  • Essential tools for upstyling
  • Preparation of hair for upstyling and braiding
  • Selection of upstyles
  • Techniques for creating upstyles
  • Fillers and hairpieces
  • Upstyles, step by step

Module 14: Extensions

  • Practical application of extensions
  • Removable or Clip Extensions
  • Keratin Extensions
  • Micro Ring Extensions

Module 15: Hairstyles

  • Short pixie cut
  • Short structured style
  • Androgynous style
  • Shoulder length hair, no fringe
  • Round bob with feathery contours and side parting
  • Long hair, layered or without layers

Module 16: Let’s Get Under Your Skin

  • Structure of skin
  • Skin types
  • 5 Skin care myths

Module 17: You Can Eat Yourself Beautiful!

  • Skin and the nutrients it needs
  • How to eat yourself beautiful?
  • How to correct problem skin with diet and supplementation – what to include & avoid.

Module 18: Practical Skincare Regimes for Different Skin Types

  • Dry skin
  • Oily skin
  • Skin with acne
  • Young skin
  • Middle-aged skin
  • Mature skin

Module 19: Tips for Types – Skincare for Different Ethnicities

  • Asian
  • Black / African Americans
  • Caucasian
  • Hispanic / Latinos
  • Pacific Islanders / Native Americans

Module 20: Hot and not Bothered, Cool and Protected – Seasonal Skin Care

  • Change your skincare routine as seasons change.
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Autumn
  • Winter

Module 21: On the Bright Side – Is the Sun Really That Bad?

  • Specific supplements for great-looking skin
  • Sunscreens – a critical view
  • Natural treatments for accidental sunburn
  • Fake Tanning

Module 22: Can I Push Back Time? A Realistic Approach to Reducing Ageing Effects

  • Anti-ageing skin care for different ethnic skin types
  • The ingredients to look for in anti-ageing products
  • How skin changes with each big birthday?
  • What about Botox and Lifting?

Module 23: Treat Yourself – The Best Skin and Body Treatments

  • What you must avoid if you want healthy, beautiful skin
  • Exfoliation and moisturising all over
  • Skin care treatments you can do at home (including facials)
  • Make your own natural skincare products
  • Natural treatments for dry, scaly or itchy skin
  • Treatments worth paying for

Module 24: Have it off! Hair Removal Examined

  • Waxing
  • Shaving
  • Laser
  • Creams

Module 25: Reach Out and Touch – Hand and Foot Care

  • A really good home manicure
  • A really good home pedicure
  • Specific food and nutrients for strong, shiny, healthy nails
  • Foot skin care and treating problems including nail fungus

Module 26: Sleek, Sexy, Fabulous Hair

  • Hair types and their qualities
  • 10 tips for healthy, shiny hair
  • Best treatments for different hair types
  • Specific food and nutrients for lustrous, healthy hair and scalp
  • What to stop doing now to keep your hair in good shape?

Module 27: Man! You look good: Skincare for guys

  • Skincare routine
  • Surviving daily shaving heroically
  • Taking care of your beard or moustache
  • Looking After Hands and Feet
  • Tame your mane

Who is this course for?

  • Anyone who wants to make the most of their natural beauty.
  • People looking for a change of image or style.
  • Anyone interested in a career in the beauty industry or dreams of setting up their own beauty salon.
  • People who love looking great who don’t have the time - or money - to go to the salons all the time.
  • If you’re already working in the beauty industry and want to add new skills to your resumé.


No formal qualifications are required. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

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Virdzinija Kumerdanka asked:

Is this price for one module?


The price is for the whole course and it already includes access to all study material, exams and at the end of the course you will receive a PDF certificate confirming successful course completion. The certificate can be used as proof of study for employment.

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Summer asked:

Hi, I am looking to do a course that will allow me to access a career in preparing (make up, hair etc) deceased people, would this course help?


Yes, it is a great course no matter the final application. It will cover all from the basic techniques in make up and hair to the more advanced techniques, products and tools. Our certificate will also profoundly improve your CV and therefore increase chances of getting employment or start your business.

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Sandra asked:

Hello,I am interested only in cosmetology(face, skin)This covers a lot of nail+hair modules.Can you pick and choose which modules are relevant to you?


For the Cosmetology Professional course to be completed and the certificate is issued you do need to complete and pass all the modules.

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karen asked:

hi my daughter is really interested in doing this course, what age do you have to be? thanks


There is no age-restriction to avail our courses. Everything needed is accessed online. We use the most up to date technology to explain and illustrate each aspect of our courses so that learning is easy and memorable. The students receive a pdf certificate on successful course completion.

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Chelsee asked:

Can I use this course to show that I have relevant experience/knowledge within the cosmetic industry for a job?


Our Cosmetology Professional course is accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards, ICOES and also by CPD ( CPD UK). Our certificate will profoundly improve your CV and therefore increase chances of getting employment in the Beauty industry.

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Modesta asked:

Hi there, once course completed will you issue a certificate ?


Yes, once you complete your Cosmetology Professional course, you will receive a certificate of completion. Our certification is international and provided the International Council for Online Educational Standards, ICOES, and CPD ( CPD UK).

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Kathryn asked:

Will I receive a globally recognised aestheticians license at the end of this course? Can you give me an example of what that looks like?


Our certification is international and provided the International Council for Online Educational Standards, ICOES, and CPD ( CPD UK). For examples and more information about certification, please go to Trendimi's website and under General info, look for the accreditation page.

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Izabela asked:

There is an exam on the end of course? Us it for extra cost?


After each module of your Cosmetology Professional course, there is a short exam which includes multiple choice questions. This is included in the course. The final grade of your course will be the average of the course modules.

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Rebecca asked:

I already have my level 2 in hairdressing. Would I still have to complete the hair modules ?


Yes, to receive your certificate of completion for the Cosmetology Professional all the modules have to be passed an completed.

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sophie asked:

Hi, I was wondering if there was a time limit the course has to be completed by once started? Is this what lifetime access means? Thank you


There's no time limit for completing the course since you have lifetime access to the course content. Once you complete your purchase you will be contacted with all the relevant information for you to get started with your studies.

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