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Beauty Diploma Course 

Sri Lanka's best Beauty Diploma Course teaching advanced European techniques, giving you a skill advantage as a professional beautician in Sri Lanka or abroad.


Payments Plan AVailable 

Course Life

Academic- 1200 hrs

Industrial - 960 hrs


Pass Ordinary Level 




3 days 

Job Opportunities

After finishing this course, you will be able to start a job as a beautician.

Your Salary will be approximately between ₹13000 - 15,000. If you practice and develop your personality as well, you will be able to gain more and get salary increases faster.

Course Locations

You can conveniently start our beauty course at our modern hair and beauty school located in Colombo. 

Course Vision

IHB's Beauty Diploma Course will ensure you gain complete theory knowledge and practical skills in advanced European beauty techniques, helping you move up to professional level. You will master a full set of modern beauty skills which will help you gain the complete trust of your clients. Together with the course's topics on ethics and personality, your clients' trust in your skills will help you form lasting relationships with clients, earn more, and enjoy a successful career as a professional beautician in Sri Lanka or globally.

Course Subjects

Our Beauty Diploma Course syllabus covers all the topics you need to become a professional beautician and enjoy a successful career. We have listed each of the 4 units in the Beauty Diploma below, with the topics covered in each unit.

Mandatory Unit

Your Career as a Beautician

We will guide you through all the options you have when choosing a career as a beautician, and these options will ensure that you can create a career that is successful, that you love.

Work Ethics of a Beauty Therapist

As a beauty therapist, your clients place a huge amount of trust on you. Developing ethics and values specific to beauty therapy will ensure you become an all-round professional, allowing you to build lifelong connections with your clients. 

Health & Safety Practices in a Beauty Salon

Hygiene has shot up in importance for beauticians, even more than before, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We will ensure that you have all the skills and knowledge to operate while meeting government and industry regulations, while maintaining a safe and hygienic beauty salon environment for your clients.

Client Care and Communication

As a beautician, the quality of your client care services and being able to communicate with clients clearly are skills that may surpass all others in importance. This skill will create a loyal customer base throughout your career.

Reception, Promotions & Marketing of Salon

Learning reception, promotions and marketing skills will help you progress to senior positions of the salon, while also preparing you for that special moment when you open your own salon.


Here, you will learn the various beauty services that are available in the beauty industry. You will know the types and benefits of each service.

Anatomy & Physiology

You will learn about the anatomy and physiology of skin, nails and the face. This will set the base for you, before we go in-depth into them in the later units of the Beauty Diploma.

Skin and Facials (Unit 2)

Anatomy & Physiology

You will learn skin anatomy at a deeper scientific level, which will make you an expert in the field. This important skill will allow you to be a source of truth and valuable advice to your clients, ensuring you build long-lasting relationships with them.

Skin Types, Diseases & Disorders

Here, you will learn the different skin conditions that your customers are challenged with. This will allow you to provide them with services specific to their skin, ensuring they'll become loyal customers for life.

Skin Care Products

As the beauty industry changes rapidly, with many new claims being made constantly, you as beautician will know the truth and science and chemistry behind products. This will allow you to responsibly guide your customers through the right skin care routines and products, which will ensure their long-term safety.

Waxing & Threading

These are fundamental skills that every beautician needs. Being highly skilled in waxing and threading will bring your customers back over and over again, as it is an in-demand service. Following IHB's world-class techniques, you will gain the skills to perform waxing and threading to make sure your clients' look and feel their best, while causing the least amount of pain to them. 

Facial Treatments

Perhaps the most popular type of beauty treatment, you will learn various types of facial treatments including clean ups, full facials, acne facials, dry skin facials, and oily skin facials. 

Use of Beauty Equipment

You will gain the necessary skills and expertise in properly using all the latest beauty equipment used globally. This will allow you to understand the equipment, their purpose, and the reason for using it. 

Makeup (Unit 1)

Bone and Skin Structure of the Face

The world's best makeup artists know how to make absolutely anyone look and feel beautiful. But even they start with the basics. That's by understanding the client's bone and skin structure of the face.  You will understand the types of face structures plus the different conditions of the skin of all types of customers.

Product Knowledge

The beauty industry is growing at a rapid rate with new products coming out almost everyday. However, the basics and fundamentals never change. You will learn the various types of products available in the market both in Sri Lanka and across the world. This will allow you to comfortably handle all types of beauty products, so you can use exactly what suits a specific client's requirement as well as their skin type. 

Makeup Application/Methods/Techniques

You will learn different methods of makeup and techniques that you will be able to use during your career. They include: 

  • Blending

  • Highlighting

  • Shading

  • Camouflage

  • Eyes

Different Looks

Using the skills, techniques and methods you learnt previously, we will create different looks so that you will be able to create your own in the future.​ These looks include:

  • Bridal - Western, Eastern and Indian

  • High Fashion

  • Stage/Photography

  • Fantasy

The looks will be completed on live models and you will be given guidance in creating your own styles.

Nails (Unit 3)

Nail Anatomy

Here, you will gain a detailed understanding of nails and nail anatomy. This will set a solid platform for you to grow your career as a nail specialist in the future.

Nail Diseases and Disorders

You will learn about all the types of nail diseases and disorders that your customers might face in the future. You will learn about symptoms, causes and prevention methods, so that you will have the confidence to offer informed advice to clients and relevant services. 

Hand and Feet Care

You will learn all there is to know about hand and feet care, at a very advanced level. This will allow you to provide customized solutions to clients based on their needs and conditions.

Manicure and Pedicure

Growing in popularity in Sri Lanka and globally, manicures and pedicures are now an essential need of most customers. Customers will come in for your services regularly to maintain neat, healthy-looking and beautifully maintained hands and feet. So it is vital to be able to offer a full list of professional manicure and pedicure services. 

Nail Enhancements

Nail enhancement techniques are in-demand both in Sri Lanka and globally, and growing in popularity all the time. You'll learn the most modern techniques so you can offer your clients world-class nail enhancement services. Some of these include:

  • Acrylic Nails

  • Gel Nails

  • Powder Dip Nails

  • Nail Extensions 

  • Nail Art

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