12 hours
8 weeks
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eCourse Introduction

The pharmacy or department store tends to be the first port of call for someone with a skin concern or just wanting advice on a good skincare routine or good product recommendations. Being competent to offer a solution-based model of skincare recommendations enhances confidence, general well-being and quality of life, through achieving healthy and nourished looking skin.

eCourse Aim

This eCourse aims to provide you with the necessary knowledge and understanding of the routine, treatment and appropriate hygiene standards that are crucial to help achieve healthy skin and compliment any treatment being receiving from a doctor, beauty therapist or dermatologist. It will explore how best to empower the end user to make the correct decision for skin health.

eCourse Content and Assessment

This eCourse requires approximately 12 hours of study. There are five learning topics:

  1. An introduction to the Largest Organ of the Body…the Skin
  2. Complimentary Routines for Diagnosed Skincare Conditions
  3. Seasonal Skincare Solutions
  4. Common Skin Complaints and Simple Solutions to Treat Them
  5. Super Skin Ingredients Explained… the Cool Stuff!


When you have completed your eCourse, take the online assessment to test and validate your new knowledge!

Once successful, you will receive an ATHE Endorsed Programme Certificate in Skincare Solutions from QedON. 


QedON’s short courses were granted “Endorsed” status by a second UK Ofqual regulated awarding body ATHE (Awards for Training & Higher Education).  Endorsed programmes meet ATHE standards in terms of design, content, and relevance and are delivered and assessed according to approved standards. The feedback received from an ATHE Education Consultant was –


Who is it suitable for?

This eCourse is suitable for retail staff who have a passion for skincare and who want to provide customers with the best possible advice on how to make the correct decisions for their skin health, beauty therapists or makeup artists who want to expand and adapt their knowledge in order to enter the retail market, or people who have an interest in skincare, how to manage skin conditions and who are interested in learning more about how their skin works.

Meet your tutor

Joanne O’Hagan

This eCourse, Skincare Solutions was designed and developed by Joanne O’Hagan, a trained skin consultant, who has over 20 years working in the health, skin and beauty industry, with both Irish and international skincare brands.

Get a taste of this course

1. Skincare Solutions - A Practical Guide
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