Facial Certificate

Aim of the course

To provide candidates the required information and qualification to be able to efficiently and effectively work as skin care therapists offering facial treatments including cleansing technique; skin analysis; deep cleansing with steamer and exfoliation products; facial massage; mask applications and day care application.


No pre-requisites are required.


Candidates are required to have completed a course of at least 285 hours at a registered CIDESCO School covering all subjects in the CIDESCO Facial Certificate Syllabus.


All candidates must have undertaken at least 4 school examinations (2 Practical and 2 Theory) during the course of their training before being eligible to sit their CIDESCO examination. The examination for the Facial Certificate consists of three parts:

  1. Theoretical examination – Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) exam. 1 Hour. 60 Questions
  2. Practical examination. 1 hour 30 minutes
  3. 5 Case Histories. Pre- requisite to sit Facial Certificate Examination.