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L4 Certificate in Laser Intense Pulsed Light Treatments

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Course NameStart DateEnd DateCampusTotal Fees 
L4 Certificate in Laser and Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Treatments03/05/202221/07/2022Bishopsfield Road (Fareham College)£1,645.00Available for Enquiries

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Information about this Course


Study Type
Part Time

Course Area
Beauty Therapy

Entry Requirements

While there are no specific pre-requisites listed by VTCT entry onto this qualification can be achieved via previous attainment of a Level 3 qualification in a relevant discipline prior to undertaking this qualification.



Course Information

The VTCT Level 4 Certificate in Laser and Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Treatments is an advanced qualification that has been specifically designed for beauty therapists.

This qualification is based on beauty therapy National Occupational Standards (NOS). This qualification is approved and supported by the Hairdressing and Beauty Industry Authority (HABIA), the standard-setting body for hair, beauty, nails and spa qualifications.

This qualification is the only Level 4 qualification offered by VTCT in Laser and Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Treatments. The VTCT Level 4 Certificate in Laser and Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Treatments 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. This qualification requires you to develop skills to carry out IPL and laser treatments. This qualification allows you to gather evidence in a realistic working clinical environment.

This qualification has been specifically designed for the 18+ age groups, builds on existing knowledge and understanding of beauty therapy skills and will develop an enhanced repertoire of technical skills to prepare you for employment. You will have your skills assessed in a real or realistic working environment.

This qualification will require research; it includes the skills involved in providing a thorough consultation with the client to formulate a specific course of treatment, tailored to suit individual client needs, use laser and light treatments for skin rejuvenation and hair removal and manage the health, safety and security of the salon.

Units included in this qualification:

  • Client care and communication in beauty-related industries
  • Laser and light treatments for hair removal
  • Laser and light treatments for skin rejuvenation
  • Management of health, safety and security in the salon


Considerations
There is no specific uniform or kit required for the course, however, students are asked to wear smart black clothing or salon wear, enclosed black shoes and hair up.

Progression
Progression routes following this course could include a Level 4 Certificate in Chmical Skin Peeling, Level 4 Certificate in Skin Needling, or Level 5 Certificate in Laser Tattoo Removal among others.