This course will provide you with a fully comprehensive education within LASER and IPL treatments. It is an advanced course specializing in 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 practice 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 in our medispa environment. Training is held in small groups and during your clinical practice you will be assessed on your occupational competence.
Underpinning knowledge will be delivered by lectures for the duration of
3 days. You will be allocated a further 4 days for clinical practice in order for you to complete your ranges and practical assessments, these days will be organised with your tutor upon the start of your course where practical knowledge will be fully achieved. We can provide models on the days of training however should you wish to accelerate the assessment process then family & friends may be introduced to come in for treatments at a reduced price.
UNDERPINNING KNOWLEDGE & HAIR REMOVAL
Core Knowledge of electromagnetic spectrum; photons, light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation (LASER) and intense pulsed light (IPL).
The difference between LASER and IPL light therapy, and methods of applications for hair removal and skin rejuvenation treatments.Recap of the anatomy and physiology of integumentary, endocrine, circulatory and lymphatic system in relation to light therapy treatments. (Please note that the Level 3 Anatomy and Physiology qualification is prerequisite to this unit) How to prepare and demonstrate LASER and IPL treatments including:
preparation of the therapist, client, working area, full consultation, tissue analysis & fitzpatrick scale, contraindications, aftercare advice, clinical outcome, clinical side effects, full treatment protocol, recording and evaluation of the treatment – all in compliance with LASER and IPL local rules and legislations procedure. How to perform hair removal treatments using IPL and LASER for all areas of the body; setting correct parameters for the hair type and colour on different skin types.
Toning: Skin rejuvenation treatments that improve the appearance of all visible signs of ageing caused by sun damage such as brown spots (pigmentation), redness (thread veins), uneven skin texture and lines and wrinkles. Pigment Removal: Pigmented lesions such as sun spots and freckles can be successfully removed creating a more flawless, youthful and glowing appearance.
Red Vein Removal: Long term solution for facial problems such as Red Flushing (Rosacea), reducing Superficial Telangiectasia, treating Spider Naevi and Campbell De Morgan spots (blood spots).
Acne: Greatly reduces the number and severity of active lesions, lessening the inflammation (by speeding up healing process) and the frequency of breakouts.
Observations: 3 observations of practical assessments for hair removal and 3 observations of practical assessments for skin rejuvenation.
All treatments are trainer guided
At the end of the course the delegates will feel confident in their knowledge and understanding of the following areas; Day 1: Unit 1 (Laser and Light Sectors) & Unit 2 (Features of Lasers and
Day2: Unit 4 (Light, laser and EM interactions with tissue)
Day3: Unit 3 (Hazards and controls of lasers and light) & Unit 5 (Consultation and consent)
Minimum Level 2 Facials & Skincare qualification plus Level 3 Facial Electrotherapy and Level 3 Anatomy and Physiology qualifications The minimum age for entry is 18 years – no exceptions. An excellent level of English is required, you must be able to speak, read, write and understand English fluently to undertake this course.
International Students will be required to gain a ‘Short Term Study Visa’ to study this course, we are unable to accept International Students for the Sunday courses.
On completion of this course, learners will receive a Level 4 Core of knowledge Certificate in Laser and Intense Pulsed Light Treatments with 40 CPD points.
As with all our accredited courses, guaranteed insurance can be obtained through INSYNC insurers – please click on the link below to obtain quotations.