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Below is a list of all the courses we offer. If you prefer, you can view courses within the calendar view.

Induction Make-Up Course

Do you have a passion for make-up? Are you considering pursuing a career in make-up? You have no previous experience but your dream is to become a professional in make-up. Then this is the course to embark and be exposed to make-up artistry. This is your first step to becoming an accomplished make up artist, providing comprehensive training from bridal to beauty make-up. 

Diploma Level 3 in Fitness Instructing and Personal Training
The Active IQ Diploma in Fitness Instructing and Personal Training is at level 3 on the Qualifications Framework.   It also provides access onto The Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) at level 3.
This aim of this qualification is to train learners to a professionally competent level, enabling them to prescribe, plan and deliver safe and effective exercise programmes, developing their skills knowledge to pursue a career in Personal Training with individual and groups of clients. Successful achievement of the qualification will allow the learner to gain employment within an organisational setting of alternatively in a self-employed environment.
Intensive Make-up Course

So are you ready to be part of the crazy world of Makeup artistry? Of course you are! It’s fun, intense, and requires lengthy hours of practice to: reach perfectionism, a professional career and become a real talented artist! Our intensive course guarantees all this! Thanks to our team of professionals, our syllabus covers all the techniques required to study the art of beauty makeup.

Nail Art on Gels Class

Learn how to create nail art by using gels. During this session we will teach you how to produce:

Flowers and floral designs
Different types of marbelling
Embedded designs

Complete course - Gel & Acrylic Course
This complete course is designed at beginner and advanced level on both systems gel and acrylic.
Reflexology For cancer care

The focus of the workshop will be on adapting and utilising a range of techniques and positioning for comfort that can be used safely for the benefit of patients and yourself. We will examine the benefits of reflexology for patients and yourself. We will examine the benefits of reflexology for patients in the area of hospice and cancer care, aswell as identifying some common misconceptions.

As part of the workshop, input from participants will be encouraged to share their knowledge and personal and professional experiences.

One to One Personal Make up Workshop

One to One Make up Workshops on various themes of your choice. During these sessions you will have the opportunity to focus on what you want to learn. 

* When booking 3 sessions you will recieve a discount of €15, it will cost you €30 instead of €35 per session.              This session is all about you .....

 

Fertility Reflexology

This course is designed to educate Reflexologists to work with women and men who are trying to concieve and who may or may not be also using IVF.

Bookings are open for Qualified Reflexologists only.

 

Free hand Nail Art for Beginners

What you will cover :

Basic Nail art strokes

Theory on brushes 

Nail art designs lines, dots, basic flowers, marbelling and foil designs

Different types of tools to use

Semi-Permanent Make-up Course
The Nouveau Contour Academy offers a range of training programmes. The All-round Course is a seven-day training consisting of four consecutive course days in which you will learn how to apply eyebrows, eyeliner and lip liner in theory and practice. After these four days of training, you will be ready to work with permanent make-up. Subsequently, there are three separate follow-up days that you can schedule as you deem fit. The All-round Course is taught in small groups, with one teacher per three participants to ensure optimum attention and support.
Professional Make up for Stage and Perfoming Arts
 
Biocare Academy is excited to launch this new makeup course for stage and performing arts. The course is ideal for those who are already qualified in makeup or share a passion for theatre and performing arts and would like to further their makeup skills.
During this course you will learn how to work with suitable products, choosing the right tools and understanding the required tricks and techniques to design and create unlimited looks; from aging an actor, various fantasy looks and many other characters. 
The main job of the makeup artist during a theatre production is to transform the cast and to bring the vision of the script writer & Art director to life. It is the Makeup Artist`s work and usage of stage & character makeup that will help bring success to a stage/performing arts production. 
 
Chakra Workshop

 

Chakra is believed to be the centres of the body from which a person can collect energy. They are connected to major organs or glands that govern other body parts.
Advanced Aromatherapy

During this workshop i will be sharing a lot of new learning now available in aromatherapy. If you qualified some years ago it is an excellent workshop to enhance your skills and update you on what is "NEW" in the profession.

 

Massage for Cancer Care - Oncology Massage
 
Most Massage therapists when training in their training entry level of the massage course are taught that massage would move cancer cells around the body or massage for anyone with cancer was completely contraindicated. This is not true, clinical research is showing the benefits of massage during cancer.
 
Who can attend ?
 
The course is open to qualified massage therapists who hold a recognised qualification in Anatomy and Physiology and massage.
Hot & Cold Stone Massage
The hot stones used in this therapy are Basalt Lava Stones, which have been deposited in the rivers
Level 3 Certificate in Swedish Body Massage Qualification
 
The Level 3 Certificate in Swedish Massage (QCF) is a qualification that has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills in how to provide the relaxing and stress relieving treatment of body massage.

 

Underpinning this qualification you will develop a sound knowledge of health and safety, and client care and communication. You will also develop a knowledge and understanding of the practical skills learned throughout this qualification, such as anatomy and physiology. 
The purpose of this qualification is to develop your skills in providing body massage treatments to a high level of occupational ability, to enable you to provide your own services for clients.
Traditional Chinese Medicine
Qi (energy) flows through our bodies in pathways called meridians. The function of the meridians is to carry the essential substances throughout the body, thus creating a comprehensive network of communication on all levels of the being.
Language of the Feet
Feet are amazing! Our life is mapped on our feet. 
See how feet can show our vulnerabilities as well as the shields we manufacture to hide them.
Our life experiences can be reflected on our feet before we allow them to be registered in our mind.
Knowing how to read what is “written” on the feet can help us ease into change and harmonise our energies. 
Semi Permanent Makeup Advanced Techniques
If you want to specialise further and learn advanced techniques, the Master Trainings are made up of a    one -day training session that will teach you advanced techniques, such as the hair stroke technique for eyebrows, additional techniques for eyeliner including the smudged, duotone and designer eyeliner, techniques for shaded and full lips or medical pigmentation, pigment removal, hybrid pigmentation and camouflaging scars. There are also many other Master Trainings needles and techniques and colour theory, that allow you to continue to specialise.
Thai Foot Massage
 
 
The benefits of Thai Foot Massage to the client:
  • It improves circulation in the legs and feet
  • It moves stagnant Qi and balances the energy body
  • It restores balances to all systems of the body
  • Stimulating to the muscles of the feet and lower leg
 
 The benefits of Thai Foot Massage to the therapist:
  • It is a wonderful addition to all therapies - massage, reflexology and acupuncture
  • The introduction of the Thai Foot stick will save on overuse of the hands and fingers.
 
Who can attend?

 

This course is open to any therapist holding a recognized qualification in Massage,  Reflexology or acupuncture.
 
 
Reiki Level 2

Reiki Level 2 


 Second degree Reiki is known as the Mental /Emotional level. It helps us to build a relationship with and integrate our inner world of thoughts, beliefs and emotions. It also assists us in giving expression to our intuition in our daily life.

 

This 1 day course will cover:

Level 2 initiation /attunement 

Reiki symbols
Distant Healing
Aura Cleansing
A brief  introduction to meditation
3D Acrylic Art Class

Learn how to make use of acrylic powders in order to create 3-dimensional patterns. During this class you will learn how to produce different types of flowers and floral designs.

Reiki 3 Part 2

Third degree Reiki is known as the spiritual level. It awakens within us an awareness of life, which cannot be experienced by our five senses. Receiving and using the Master symbol helps us to consciously connect us to the Universal energy.

Massage Cupping

Cupping therapy is an ancient form of alternative medicine in which a local suction is created on the skin; practitioners believe this mobilizes blood flow in order to promote healing.

Muscle Release Techniques
Muscle Release Techniques is designed to relieve severe tension in the muscles of the neck and back and in the connective tissue, called fascia. 

 

Who can attend ?
 
The course is open to qualified massage therapists who hold a recognised qualification in Anatomy and Physiology and massage.
 
Stone Therapy for the Feet

During this workshop you will learn:

Why Stone Therapy is so effective in cleansing the body.

Stone placement to achieve the most effective treatment

Stone Foot Massage.

This course is open to anyone who is trained in Reflexology and Massage.

Group Personal Make Up Workshops

You will learn step by step tips and techniques on how to apply your Make up. Learn about all the different products you can use and the know how of application. We also offer Various Themes of workshops, focusing on topics you prefer.

Gather a group of 5 friends including you for a private workshop of 3 lessons of 2hrs each. Minimum of 6 people. For gathering your group you will benefit from a 50% discount.

 

 
Foot Reflex

Foot Reflex Massage brings together the benefits of Aromatherapy, Reflexology and TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine)

Indian Head massage

Indian Head Massage is part of the Ayurveda bodywork healing system. Yoga, Tantra and Ayurveda are the ancient life disciplines that have been practiced in India for over five thousand years.

Lymphatic Drainage

Lymphatic Drainage is a type of gentle massage which is intended by proponents to encourage the natural drainage of the lymph from the tissues space body.

Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Specialist Techniques

The Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Specialist Techniques is a course that has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills. This course covers Anatomy and physiology of the human body covering all the facial aspects, skin, hands, nails, and feet. Diagnosing, different skin types, disorders, bacteriology and dermatology. The VTCT Beauty Specialist Diploma is a level 2 International Qualification

Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training (GYM)
This qualification gives learners the knowledge and skills to work with individual and groups of client’s in a personal training setting. Successful achievement of the qualification will allow the learner to gain employment within an organisational setting including gyms and cruise liners or alternatively in a self-employed environment. It also provides access onto The Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs and eREPs) at level 3.
Reiki Level 1

Reiki is the coming together of these two energies, a joining together of the Universal and the Personal. Everyone can have the ability to channel Reiki energy. This ability is passed on during a Reiki initiation/attunement and once learned is never lost.

Aromatherapy Diploma

During this course you will be introduced to the history of aromatherapy and the vast knowledge of the essential and scented oils, as well as the chemistry of their intense therapeutic effects.

Reflexology Part 2

Reflexology is a practice involving the physical act of applying pressure to the feet, hands, or ears with specific thumb, finger, and hand techniques without the use of oil or lotion.

Massage for Pregnancy

This is a one day post graduate training course for Qualified Massage Therapist which covers massage during pregnancy.

Introduction to Aromatherapy & Holistic Lifestyles

Our Introduction to Aromatherapy course is an ideal introduction to the wonderful world of Aromatherapy and Massage.

The course is aimed at people who want to know more than can be learned from reading a book.

Your questions will be answered and your imagination will be inspired .

Level 1 Award in Active, Healthy Living (QCF)
The Active IQ Award in Active, Healthy Living is a ‘life-skills’ qualification at level 1 on the Qualifications and Credit Framework. It is equivalent to GCSE grade D to G.
Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Gym) or (ETM)
The Active IQ Certificate in Fitness Instructing (GYM) is at level 2 on the Qualifications and Credit Framework. It also provides access onto the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) at level 2.
Weight Loss Course
This course is designed to teach its participants the emotional, psychological, nutritional and physical ways to improve your health and fitness through a variety of interesting lectures and practicals.