Award in Advanced Skincare
November 19 - December 20€280
This course is suitable for qualified Beauty Therapists wishing to specialise in Advanced Skincare Treatments. Learn how to diagnose, design prescriptive skin treatments including electrical modalities (LED, Skin Scrapers, Galvanism, High Frequency, Skin Scanners) Peels and Microneedling. A must for those wishing to upskill their knowledge and techniques in Aesthetic treatments.
Level 2 Beauty Therapy or equivalent
Level 3 Facial or Body Electrical Treatments
Working with cosmetic products with active ingredients that affect the structure and function of the skin eg. AHAs, BHAs, peptides, pigment brighteners, anti oxidants etc. . They represent the intersection of cosmetics and drugs.
This unit will cover a broad range of peels from organic to TCA.
Physiology of Ageing
- Characteristics of ageing
- Intrinsic and extrinsic environmental factors
- Ageing process
- Repair mechanisms
- Pathological conditions
- Treatments to delay the ageing process
Electrical Modalities for Advanced Skincare Treatments
Introducing electrical modalities into your treatments can greatly enhance the results, offer more targeted, results orientated treatments. Galvanic, Sonic Peeler, High Frequency and LED Light Therapy with Microneedling.
Advanced Skin Assessment
Clinical skin analysis is the most important part of a skincare treatment. Understanding the clients skin health will enable you to recommend appropriate skincare products and devise treatment programs.
Effects of Sun Damage
Learn to identify lesions associated with sun damage, preventative measure s and the effects of UVA and UVB exposure on the skin.
There is no formal assessment, you will work on each other.
All facial treatments will be performed with Image Skincare products and McCosmetics. All learners must have treatments carried out on themselves. Please inform the Academy if you have any skincare issues or concerns.
You must wear a therapist’s uniform to each class. Hair must be tied up and nails kept short with no polish or nail enhancements.
Course Duration: 2 Days
Monday 19th & Tuesday 20th November
10am – 5pm (Please arrive at 9:45)
This is an approved qualification for working as a beauty therapist specialising in all aesthetic treatments. It also provides a sound platform for further learning or training. This qualification provides progression opportunities to the following VTCT qualifications:
- Level 3 Certificate in Microdermabrasion
- Level 4 Certificate in Laser & IPL
- Level 4 Diploma in Permanent Hair Removal and Skin Rejuvenation
- Level 4 Award in Skin Peel
- Level 4 Award in Microneedling
Deposit €100 – Balance can be paid on or before the first class