Laser training for Complete Amateur

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VTCT Level 4 Laser & IPL Treatments with Level 2 Facial Award

£3999.00 £4295.00

  1. Plus £404.00 which includes the following:
  2. Assessment and Exam Fee
  3. Registration and Qualification Fee
  4. Uniform (White Tunic)
  5. Course Materials
  6. Post Course Work Logbook
  7. Access to Student Portal
  8. Financial option available (click here)

VRQ Level 2 Facial Award

  1. The VRQ Level 2 Facial Award is a vocationally related qualification.
  2. You will learn about maintaining and improving facial skin conditions using Exfoliation, Facial massage, Mask treatment and Facial Moisturising products.
  3. You will need to maintain effective health, safety and hygiene procedures throughout your work.

Level 3 NVQ Beauty Therapy (General Route)


Level 4 Laser & IPL Treatment

  • This is a vocationally related qualification and is focused on reducing hair growth and photo rejuvenation of the skin using intense light and laser treatments.
  • In this qualification, you will develop an understanding of managing safe working practices and how to identify and control hazards.
  • You will also learn how to identify hair and skin conditions and those clients suitable for intense light and laser system treatments.
  • This qualification has been mapped to the relevant NOS, and is accredited on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF).
  • The course will cover both theory and practice, which will be delivered by experienced Laser/IPL technicians.
  • At the end of this course, you will reach a very high level of competence at performing Hair Removal and Skin Treatments using Lasers and IPL.
  • You will be able to make an informed decision as to which Laser/IPL course will be suitable for your Salon/Clinic/Surgery.
  • Our training is completely independent, and we do not work for or with any Laser/IPL manufacturing companies.
  • We are a running clinic, therefore, you will be able to gain plenty of practical experience to get you started in this field.
  • On the successful completion of the course, you will be trained to provide expert Laser and IPL treatments.
  • This qualification will satisfy any legal requirements and allow you to gain insurance, therefore, work legally within the industry.

Tea and coffee in the morning – 10:00am start


Introduction

  • Introduction to Lasers and IPL
  • What does Permanent Hair Reduction mean?


Laser Physics

  • What is a Laser? What is an IPL?
  • Electromagnetic Spectrum
  • How Laser and IPLs are built
  • Specifications & Variables
  • Difference between Laser and IPL
  • Advantages & disadvantages of Laser & IPL


Different types of Equipment

  • Different types of Laser and IPLs
  • Types of Cooling Devices


Hazards & Safety of Laser/IPL

  • Laser/IPL Safety
  • Hazards of Lasers/IPL
  • Set up of Treatment Room


Hair Anatomy & Biology

  • Parts of the hair
  • Types of hair
  • Hair Growth Cycle
  • Correct time intervals for Face and Body treatments
  • Hair growth chart
  • Factors affecting hair growth


Fitzpatrick Skin Types

  • Evaluation of different skin types


How Laser works

  • Laser and Light depilation – mechanisms of action


Laser Parameters

  • Selecting correct parameters – spot size, pulse duration, Fluence
  • End points which determine success of the treatment
  • Effects of changing the parameters


Other Considerations

  • Dealing with untoward cases – Burns
  • Factors which influence success of Laser treatment, Hormonal conditions & other underlying medications.

Lunch Provided


Practical Hands on

  • Afternoon Practical Exercises
  • How to correctly handle equipment
  • Laser and IPL safety
  • Correct Goggles for client and therapist
  • Practical exercise on Laser and overlap theory
  • Role play – selecting correct parameters

Assignments and work given – work towards completing the portfolio

Tea and coffee in the morning – 10:00am start


 


Consultations and Medical Check


  • Medical History
  • Contraindications
  • Conditions to be cautious of
  • Photosensitive medications
  • Underlying medical conditions that affect treatment
  • Client concerns & Expectations from treatment
  • Assessment of Hair & Skin Type
  • What to expect during & after treatment
  • Pre, peri and post-op considerations
  • Possible Side Effects of treatment
  • Pre and post treatment care
  • Effects of Sun Exposure
  • Giving client an opportunity to ask Questions
  • Importance of Photographs
  • Consent Forms & Record Sheets

Performing Treatment


  • Preparation of Skin before treatment
  • Performing a Test Patch
  • Waiting time between test patch & treatment
  • Requirement of Recording treatment Parameters
  • Clinic documentation including consent forms, record sheets, advice sheets
  • Choosing correct equipment

Challenging cases


  • Managing client expectations
  • How to deal with challenging cases
  • Laser and IPL – issues with “permanent” hair removal
  • Main points to be careful of

Practical Exercise


  • Role play – Practical consultations
  • Role play – choosing parameters
  • Procedure for performing a Test Patch

Lunch provided


Practical Hands on Laser Hair Removal


  • Afternoon full demonstration of Laser hair removal treatments.
  • Practical on performing Laser hair removal treatments on various hair and skin types.
  • Product knowledge and professional products used.

Assignments and work to take away for the week


Work towards completing the portfolio

Tea and coffee in the morning – 10:00am start



Advanced Skin treatments


  • Introduction to Lasers & IPL in the use of Skin treatments
  • Skin Rejuvenation – Superficial Damage, Redness, Brown Pigmentation, Fine Lines
  • Skin Tightening – How wrinkles are caused, Collagen production, Selecting Patients for skin tightening, Mechanisms of Action, Techniques, Clinical endpoints
  • Pigmented Lesions – What are they?
  • Epidermal Pigment: Age Spots, Sunspots, Freckles, Cafe au lait, birthmarks, Beckers Naevi
  • Dermal Pigment: Nevus of Ito, Nevus of Ota, Blue Naevi, Congenital Melanocytic Nevi (CMN)
  • Mixed Component Pigment: Melasma/Cholasma, Naevus Spillus, Post-inflammatory Hyperpigmentation (PIH), Drug-induced pigmentation (e.g. Minocycline)
  • Warnings of Melanomas: how to detect and what to do

Vascular


  • Vascular: Port Wine Stains, Hemangiomas, Cherry angiomas, Venous Lake, Spider Nevi, Facial Veins, Leg Veins
  • What causes them?
  • What you can treat & what you cannot treat?
  • Which Laser & IPL devices you can use?
  • Vessel diameter
  • Depth of penetration
  • Vessel actions
  • Vascular Lasers
  • Selecting correct Parameters
  • Epidermal Cooling
  • Vessel visualisation
  • Clinical Endpoints
  • Consent Forms, Record Sheets, Advice Sheets for skin treatments

Lunch Provided


Practical Hands on


  • Practical performing Laser skin tightening
  • Practical performing Laser skin Rejuvenation
  • Practical performing Photo Rejuvenation
  • Practical performing Pigmented Lesions – Face and Body
  • Practical performing Vascular Treatments – Face and Body
  • Product knowledge and professional products used

Tea and coffee in the morning – 10:00am start



Practical Training


  • Practical Training for Hair removal
  • Practical Training for Skin treatments

If you require more support or practice we are more than happy to accommodate your needs

Tea and coffee in the morning – 10:00am start


Assessment Day – Level 4 Laser & IPL Treatment


  • Practical Assessments for Laser hair removal
  • You will be required to bring your own Models

Please note that the centre holds no responsibility to provide Models

Tea and coffee in the morning – 10:00am start


Assessment Day – Level 4 Laser & IPL Treatment


  • Practical Assessments for Skin treatments
  • You will be required to bring your own Models

Please note that the centre holds no responsibility to provide Models.

Tea and coffee in the morning – 10:00am start


  • Hygiene health and safety
  • Relevant anatomy and physiology
  • Products and equipment required
  • Consultation procedures
  • Contraindications to treatment
  • Skin diagnosis
  • Cleansing, toning and moisturising
  • Exfoliation
  • Extractions
  • Massage movements
  • Selection, mixing and application of different types of face masque

Course Aims

  • The aim of this Level 4 complete amateur course is to enable you to gain entry into this field.
  • The course is designed to enable you the opportunity to gain the necessary academic qualifications to gain entry into this profession and gain insurance.
  • The Level 4 Qualification will be a legal requirement for anyone wishing to perform Laser and IPL Treatments.
  • If you are new to this industry it will cover everything you need to know

Entry Requirements

  • Suitable for anyone who has No Experience using Laser or IPL and No Beauty background.
  • And who is wishing to change their career and wanting to carry out aesthetic treatments such Laser hair removal and Skin treatments.
  • This course is completed in 7 weeks.

Course Dates

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  • Our course dates vary for different training centres. Please have a look at our course date calendar to find a suitable date and venue.
  • Our courses get filled quickly, so we advise you to book in advance to avoid disappointment.

Venue

The course takes place at the following venues


  • Aesthetic Laser Training London
  • London Laser Clinic
  • 12 Holmstall Parade
  • Edgware Road, Burnt Oak HA8 5HX 07709 147 320

Click here to Contact Us and/or see our Training Centres


Course Fees

  • £3999.00 for Level 2 Facial, Level 3 Beauty therapy,  Level 4 Laser and Light and Core Of Knowledge
  • £224.00 Registration and Qualification fee
  • £100.00 Assessment and Exam fee
  • £20.00 Uniform (White Tunic must be purchased)
  • £50.00 Course materials
  • £10.00 Post course work logbook

Our pricing policy is very fair and we ensure that all our prices are affordable making our training available to everyone.


Teaching and Assessment Methods

Lectures / Seminars


  • Our trainers are leading professionals in the Beauty and  Laser and IPL.
  • Lectures are delivered by experienced Educators.

Practical


  • Our trainers work with Laser/IPL day in day out, so you will receive the most up to date information.
  • Our courses are run in a specialised Laser / IPL training organisation. We have a number of different Laser /IPL equipment from different manufacturers,  So you can get practical hands-on experience using different devices.

Group Work


  • You will work in groups to perform consultations and role plays.
  • This breaks the theory up and makes the course a lot more fun and interesting.
  • This refines the understanding of the subject area and allows the opportunity to give and receive feedback on performance.

Discussions


  • Discussions are encouraged throughout the training, this allows reflective thinking, Which leads to a deeper understanding of the subject area.
  • There are a lot of differing opinions on the types of Lasers and parameters to use, A discussion clarifies any issues.

Assignments


  • This satisfies the theory part of the qualification.

  • Assignments will need to be completed for each of the modules.
  • We will provide you with detailed course material that will allow you to complete the assignments.
  • You can work on the assignments at your own pace, However the quicker you complete them, the quicker you will receive your qualification.
  • 100% support and help will be provided for you to complete this part of the study programme.
  • The assignments can be written or you can use audio-visual media to record the answers.

Observations


  • This satisfies the practical part of the qualification
  • You will be required to perform treatments on real clients under assessment conditions.
  • We will ensure that you are 100% ready for this part of the course by providing you with enough practical experience.
  • You will perform Facial Treatments
  • You will perform Facial/Body Electricals
  • You will perform Massage
  • You will perform Indian Head
  • You will perform Electrolysis
  • You will perform Hair removal treatments using Laser and IPL.
  • You will perform Skin tightening, Skin rejuvenation, Red blood spots,Rosacea, Vein removal and Pigmented lesions removal using Lasers.

Portfolio


  • As part of this course, You will be required to produce a portfolio.
  • All evidence will need to be documented in the portfolio and cross-referred to unit outcomes.
  • Constructing the portfolio should not be left to the end and we will help you to do this step by step as you go along on this course.

Independent Study


  • You will be required to perform some independent study on this course.
  • This will enable you to tailor the general course materials to your own interests and requirements and develop your learning style.

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