Post-Grad Courses



At Pembroke we have a selection of Post-Grad Courses available which include; Reflexology and CIDESCO Post Graduate Course 




Reflexology is a specific pressure technique applied to the feet or hands where all the internal body structures and organs are mapped or mirrored in minature.  It is a simple non-invasive treatment which helps the body to maintain a delicate balance between the 9 systems.


Includes the study of 

  • The history, theory and philosophy of reflexology

  • Concepts and theories as to how and why it works

  • Benefits of Reflexology

  • The structure of the foot

  • Contraindications

  • Disorders and conditions of the feet

  • Client reaction to treatment

  • Referral of patients to G.P.

  • Codes of Practice and Ethics

  • Referral to other holistic therapies



  • Massage Routine

  • Reading of the Feet

  • Location of Reflexes on both feet

  • Hooking Techniques

  • Use of appropriate pressure

  • Understanding zone therapy and cross reflexes

  • Hand reflexology



  • Preperation of work area

  • Consultation and recording of client details

  • Client Care and Comfort

  • Appropriate followup treatments and recommendations




CIDESCO Post Graduate Course

Diploma for qualified skin and body therapists with work experience in Beauty Therapy.  This course provides part time students with an excellent opportunity to further their education, skills and career, by working towards the prestigious CIDESCO Diploma.


Course Content

  • Specialised Subject 

  • Thesis 4,000 words

  • Theory notes for multiple choice examinations

  • Face and body practical revision to CIDESCO requirements for exam

Course Prerequisites

  • Prospective students MUST be qualified in Beauty therapy and Body Therapy with either facial or body electricals and have been working for three years or more in the industry.





Students must hold a qualification in Anatomy and Physiology or equivalent to be eligible to participate in this course



Multiple Choice Question Paper and Practical Exam

Completion of Case Study


Course Timetable:  

This is a weekend course running from Sept - May


Course Cost:  €1,200 incl. exam fees


Note special discount is available for past students

CIDESCO Post Graduate Course



Students must hold a face and body qualification and be working in the beauty industry for a minimum of 3 years



  • Written Examination

  • Natural Science

  • Anatomy & Physiology

  • The Skin

  • Costmetic Science

  • Aesthetic Treatments


Course Timetable:  

One weekend per month from January to May with examinations taking place in June 

Sat & Sun 9.30 - 5.00pm


Course Cost:  €2,500 (incl. exam fees)

Internationally Recognised Qualifications
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