VTCT/ITEC Diploma in Advanced Aesthetics Treatments – Laser, IPL, Microdermabrasion, Physiology of Ageing & Advanced Epliation
February 1 - April 18€500 – €2250
Advanced Aesthetics Academy are renowned for the delivery of the Diploma in Advanced Aesthetics Treatments. This course will provide you with the understanding and skills to provide permanent hair reduction for all hair types. Darker hair can be treated using intense light and laser systems, whilst lighter hair can be treated using electrical epilation. This qualification will also provide you with the skills to treat skin imperfections and to rejuvenate the skin using intense pulsed light systems, advanced epilation or microdermabrasion. You will gain a deeper understanding of the physiology of ageing and you will also focus on the management of client care and health and safety in the salon.
This course is a must for those wishing to pursue a career in the Aesthetic Industry.
Students have the option to take units as individual courses. Students can also use previous qualifications as exemptions towards the full Diploma.
VTCT & ITEC Level 4 Diploma in Permanent Hair Removal and Skin Rejuvenation
Level 2 Beauty Therapy or equivalent
Level 3 Electrolysis (required by insurance companies)
For practical elements you will be observed by your assessor. All your work must be collected in a portfolio of evidence and cross referenced to requirements listed in your Assessment Book. An Internal Verifier will check your assessments to ensure evidence is valid. A VTCT External Verifier will sample observations and portfolios. Practical observations will be assessed as per unit listed above. Evidence of knowledge will be assessed through assignments.
- Students must wear a white tunic and black trousers to every class
- No nail enhancements
- 2 x White bath towels, 2 x Black hand towels (not included in fees)
- Certificate in Laser/IPL
- Certificate in Microdermabrasion
- Award in Advanced Epilation – Advanced Cosmetic Procedures
- Award in Physiology of Ageing
1. Certificate in Laser/IPL
This is a vocationally related qualification and is focused on reducing hair growth and photo rejuvenation of the skin using Intense Pulse Light and Laser Treatments. You will identify hair and skin conditions and those clients suitable for Intense Pulse Light and Laser system treatments. Training will be delivered using Laser and IPL equipment.
Laser hair removal has become a lucrative business nowadays. This is because people prefer the process for removing their bodily hairs due to its painlessness, effectiveness and expediency.
The regulatory body states that all therapists wishing to carry out Laser or IPL treatments must hold the Level 4 qualification to secure insurance.
- Laser and light treatments for hair removal
- Laser and light treatments for skin rejuvenation
- Management of health and safety
- Client care and communications
2. Certificate in Microdermabrasion & Physiology of Ageing
- Apply Microdermabrasion
- Physiology of ageing
- Monitor and maintain health and safety
- Client care and communications
- Characteristics of ageing
- Intrinsic and extrinsic environmental factors
- Ageing process
- Repair mechanisms
- Pathological conditions
- Effects of UV
- Degenerative disorders
- Treatments to delay the ageing process
3. Certificate in Advanced Skin Blemish Removal
Learn the skills involved in carrying out providing advanced electrical epilation techniques to treat skin tags, telangiectasia, spider naevi and blood spots. You will also need to carry out a thorough consultation with the client, formulate an individual treatment plan and provide the relevant treatment advice. To carry out this unit you will need to maintain effective health, safety and hygiene procedures throughout your treatment.
Course Duration: 13 Days
February: 1st, 15th, 16th, 22nd, 23rd, 29th
March: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 7th, 14th
April: 4th, 18th
Course cost – €2250
Insurance companies require a Level 3 Beauty qualification and the Level 4 Certificate in Laser & IPL to be eligible for insurance cover. New regulations have listed this qualification as a requirement for working with Laser and IPL in a clinical environment. Company training no longer meets the regulatory bodies standards.