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VTCT/ITEC Level 4 Certificate in Microneedling

May 12 - June 16


The aim of this qualification to develop learners’ knowledge, understanding and practical skills when using cosmetic skin needling techniques.  It covers the skills involved in providing a thorough consultation to establish client suitability for treatment and also the knowledge on how to formulate a specific treatment plan tailored to suit individual client needs. Learners will also develop the knowledge required to provide pre and posttreatment advice and post care to ensure the client receives the full benefit of the treatment.


VTCT & ITEC Level 4 Certificate in Microneedling

Entry Requirements

Level 2 or higher Beauty Therapy qualification

Course Content


Advanced Skincare for non medical aesthetic therapies

  • Understand the physiology of skin ageing
  • Understand advanced skin assessment
  • Prepare for advanced skin assessment
  • Provide advanced skin assessment

Principles & Practices for non medical therapies

  • Understand the developments of non-medical aesthetic therapies
  • Know the benefits and limitations of commonly available non-medical aesthetic therapies
  • Understand the importance of professional conduct in non-medical aesthetic therapies
  • Know the key regulations, legislative influences and responsibilities relating to non-medical aesthetic therapies
  • Understand advanced contra-actions, hygiene issues and medical emergencies of specific concern to non-medical aesthetic therapies

Advanced Consultation for non medical aesthetic therapists

  • Understand how effective communication and professional behaviours contribute to client trust
  • Understand methods and processes for gaining information through consultation
  • Know the importance of completing a thorough consultation
  • Understand the legal requirements for completing consultation
  • Know the information required when completing a consultation
  • Know the requirements for recording procedures

Provide Cosmetic Skin Needling

  • Know safety considerations when providing cosmetic skin needling treatments
  • Understand how to provide cosmetic skin needling treatments
  • Know the relevant anatomy, physiology and pathologies for cosmetic skin needling
  • Be able to consult, plan and prepare for cosmetic skin needling treatment
  • Be able to provide cosmetic skin needling treatments


You will be assessed through both internal assessment and external examination.

  • MCQ Theory Paper
  • Assignments
  • Practical Observations
  • Clinical Case Studies


Option 1: €995

Deposit €295

Balance €700 payable two weeks before course commencement

Option 2: €1200 and receive a McCosmetics starter kit 

Deposit: €500

Balance €700 payable two weeks before course commencement

Course Duration

The course will be delivered over 6 days- 2 days theory, 2 days practical, 1 clinical assessment day, 1 day theory and practical examination

Theory –  Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th May

Practical – Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th June

Clinical Assessment – Sunday 16th June

Examination – Date to be confirmed


May 12
June 16
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Advanced Aesthetics Academy
Unit 5 Waterford Business Park, Cork Road
Waterford, Ireland
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