CIDESCO Beauty Therapy Diploma International

About COMITE INTERNATIONAL D’ESTHETIQUE ET DE COSMETOLOGIE (CIDESCO) BEAUTY THERAPY DIPLOMA INTERNATIONAL Awarded by Comite International Desthetique Et De Cosmetologie, based in Switzerland.


  • Give a solid foundation in Facial and Body Treatments as well as skills such as Nails, Make-Up, Waxing
  • Support management professionals by giving them fundamental knowledge in this subject
  • Prepare students for new career opportunities in this area
  • This course also allows you to make a smooth transition to many beauty and wellness programmes.

Upon successful completion, graduates of this programme can pursue their career as Facial Therapists, Body and Spa Therapists, Educators and many more.

Candidates are required to perform 3 case histories consisting of 4 treatments each.

Project assignments are written in relation to your case histories. Project assignment must have a minimum of 2500-4000 words. Case histories are compulsory to be included in the project.

Awarded by Comite International Desthetique Et De Cosmetologie (CIDESCO)

Course Syllabus consist of 2 parts- Theory & Practical:
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • The Cell
  • The Tissues
  • Metabolism of our Body System
  • The Skin System
  • The Skeletal System
  • The Muscular System
  • The Circulatory System
  • The Lymphatic System
  • The Nervous System
  • The Digestive System
  • The Respiratory System
  • The Urinary System
  • The Endocrine System
  • The Reproductive System
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Electricity
  • Bacteriology
  • Cosmetic Science
  • Knowledge of Electrical Apparatus
  • Hygiene
  • Nutrition
  • Business Studies
  • Beauty Professionalism
  • Make-up Removal
  • Face Cleansing
  • Skin Analysis
  • Tinting of Eyelashes & Eyebrow
  • Shaping of Eyebrow
  • Deep Cleansing
  • Beauty Professionalism
  • Facial Electrical Treatment
  • Classical Facial Massage
  • Intensive Mask Treatment
  • Make Up
  • Manicure & Pedicure
  • Depilation
  • Body Diagnosis
  • Body Electrical Treatment
  • Classical Body Massage
Course Fees, Structure & Duration
The course can be taken within a minimum period of 10 months for Full Time and 16 Months for Part Time.  

Total Course Fees Payable

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IWC Insurance
7% GST



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IWC Insurance
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Mode of delivery: Asynchronous e-learning + Practical training

* Price stated above are for Singaporean/PR or students that do not need to apply for student pass ONLY.
** Price stated above are for students who needs to apply for student pass ONLY or needs to get approval from ICA. (eg. Dependent Pass, Long Term Visit Pass & Foreigners)

Non-Tuition Fees
  • Rental of Locker
  • Case Studies
  • Medical Insurance
  • $267.50 Student Pass Processing Fee (applicable for international students only, non-refundable)
  • $53.50 Course registration fees (Non-refundable)
Commence Date
New intake falls on every 2nd & 4th week of the month.
SDF Funding Available
^SDF Funding has to be applied 1 month before commencement of course. The subsidies will be claimable at the end of the course. Terms and conditions apply and subject to change without prior notice. Graduates of Aesthetics International Academy can enjoy fee rebates for subsequent courses. Please contact our friendly course consultant for further details.
* All fees inclusive of 7% GST as we are GST registered company.
* Course fee includes usage of products & equipments during lessons

Assessment and Examination
At the commencement of each module, students will be provided the assessment mode and weightings for the module. Most modules have several points of assessment, which may include assignments, tests, thesis and final examinations.

In-House Examinations
Theory: 1 hour 30 mins (MCQ)
Practical: 6 hours 25 mins (Include Face and Body)

CIDESCO Examinations
Theory: 1 hour 30 mins (MCQ)
Practical: 6 hours 25 mins (Include Face and Body)

Total Marks: 100 Pass Marks: 70/100
Entry Requirements
The minimum entry requirements are:
  • At least 16 years old & above
  • Academic: Secondary 3 (Grade 9) or equivalent or above
  • Language: Proficiency in English or Chinese
  • English - Min. grade C6 (50% or higher); at least IELTS 4.5 or higher or a pass in GCE“N” Level English; or its equivalent
  • Mandarin - Min. grade C6 (50% or higher); at least pass in GCE“N” Level Mandarin; or its equivalent

Graduation Requirements
  • Must attend all lessons with minimum 100% attendance
  • Must complete Thesis (not less than 4000 words) on the date given before examination
  • Must score minimum of 70% in theory and practical examination

If the candidate is unsuccessful at the first attempt of any examination, the individual will be granted supplementary examination not more than twice within the next 2 years. No charges will be incurred on supplementary examination. If they are still unsuccessful after that, the candidate must re-register and complete the whole course of study again, before sitting the complete examination. i.e. practical and theory.

You are required to complete at least 600 hours of working experience full time or part time in a reputable and professional beauty salon in order to gain proficiency in her/his profession. If a candidate passed his/her practical Examination and failed the Theory part of the Examination and the Accredited CIDESCO School has only 1 CIDESCO Examination per year, the candidate can acquire the necessary 600 hours of practical beauty therapy experience while waiting to do his/her retake for the Theory Examinations.

Please take note that the time limit for the candidate to obtain the working experience is 3 years after having passed the CIDESCO Examinations. Should a candidate not have fulfilled her/his work experience within 3 years, she/he will be required to take the CIDESCO Examinations again.

Upon completing the 600 hours working experience, the candidate must ask her/his employer for a signed formal letter on a business letterhead certifying the dates of the commencement and end of the working period. In any case of self-employment of the candidate, appropriate documented proof of the aforementioned information must be provided by their accounted or local authorities.

After taking examination, students will have to work in the beauty industry for 600 hours of working experience. Students who successfully complete the examination and 600 hours of work will be awarded with the (CIDESCO) DIPLOMA by Comite International Desthetique Et De Cosmetologie (CIDESCO), Swiss.


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