Hair & Beauty Courses

The Riverside Academy of Hair & Beauty is a private training college adjoining to their multi award winning spa in Stradone Village, Co Cavan.

This college offers Diploma courses in Body Therapy , Beauty Specialist and Body & Beauty Therapy which are accredited by ITEC and CIBTAC awarding bodies. They also run Hairdressing and Barbering courses which are accredited by VTCT awarding body.

Training at the Riverside Academy will be intense, their courses are set so that you will receive the highest level of training in a short period of time. Allowing you to start your new rewarding career in as little as 7 months on some of their courses.

Their level of commitment in your training with their small class sizes will ensure you will be successful in your new endeavours.

Graduates of their courses will leave with an abundance of knowledge and in-house salon experience from their award winning salons in Stradone, Errigal Hotel, Kells and Oldcastle.


Do you have a passion for beauty


About us

Riverside Spa Stradone is an award-winning spa with over 25 staff in employment. Caroline Thompson, owner, opened its doors in 2009 as a beauty and hair salon. She then turned her attention to non-surgical body treatments and anti-ageing facial treatments where Riverside clinic is now at the fore front of the latest technology in this field.



Having Qualified as a beauty therapist has given me financial independance and a job I love to do.

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