Level 4 Diploma in Advanced Skin Studies & Aesthetic Practice

  • Duration: E-learning 135 hours PLUS workbooks, case studies, research & essay assignments, practical days and Core Knowledge for Aesthetic Practice
  • Level: Level 4 Accredited
  • Price: £5792+VAT
  • Entry Requirements:

     

    ONE of the following:

    Level 4 Certificate in Advanced Skin Studies and Principles of Aesthetic Practice

    Level 2 Beauty Therapy

    Level 3 Beauty Therapy

    5 GCSEs or equivalent plus a minimum of one 'A' Level, grade C or above

    Medical qualification

    Evidence of suitability for learning at Level 4

    Recognition of other prior learning or experience

     

    PLUS fluent in English Language

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What is the Level 4 Diploma in Advanced Skin Studies and Aesthetic Practice?
Quite simply this is the ultimate qualification for the MediSpa practitioner with serious ambitions to specialise in skin health management and remedial aesthetic treatment. This course is the most comprehensive accredited qualification available and will provide learners with an extensive knowledge and understanding of the skin, its assessment and the remedial aesthetic practices used in the industry to develop and maintain skin health. The inclusion of 'The Principles and Practices of the MediSpa Sector' offers students an opportunity to learn from some of the most experienced and knowledgeable professionals in the sector providing unique insight into the world of aesthetics. 
 
What does the Level 4 Diploma in Advanced Skin Studies and Aesthetic Practice cover?
The Advanced Skin Studies and Aesthetic Practice Diploma is made up of the following 7 units;

 

Core Knowledge of Aesthetic Practice

  • Working in the Aesthetics Industry
  • Legislation and Clinical Governance
  • Microbiology and Infection Control for the Aesthetic Practitioner
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Assessment of the Aesthetic Client
  • Cosmetic Science for the Aesthetic Practitioner
  • Establishing and Running an Aesthetic Clinic

Advanced Skin Science

  • The History and Physiology of the Epidermis
  • The Natural Barrier Function and Homeostasis of the Skin
  • The Extra Cellular Matrix of the Dermis
  • The Appendages, Specialist Histology and Secretions of The Skin
  • The Defence Mechanisms of the Skin and Other Functions
  • The Physiology of the Skin Ageing Process

Skin Health Assessment for Aesthetic Practice

  • Investigative Consultation Part One - Basic Principles
  • Investigative Consultation Part Two - Issues of Environmental and Lifestyle Influences
  • Investigative Consultation Part Three - Issues of General Health and Medical History
  • Observational Analysis Part One - The Primary Skin Types
  • Observational Analysis Part Two - The Secondary Skin Types
  • Observational Analysis Part Three - Lesions and Skin Health Indicators
  • Skin Analysis Scales and Diagnostic Equipment

Chemical Skin Peeling

  • The Indications and General Practice of Chemical Skin Peeling
  • Peeling Agents and Formulation
  • Procedural Considerations and Practical Techniques
  • Peel Systems, Product Knowledge and Protocols

Micro-Needling

  • The Indications and General Practice of Micro-Needling
  • Micro-Needling Equipment and Associated Products
  • Procedural Considerations and Practical Techniques
  • Product Knowledge an Protocols

Blemish Removal by Thermolysis and Cryotherapy

  • Essential Dermatology for the practice of Non-Surgical Blemish Removal
  • Blemish Removal by Advanced Electrology/Thermo-coagulation
  • Blemish Removal by Cryotherapy
  • Client Selection, Treatment Protocols and Lesion Specific Techniques

The Principles and Practices of the Medispa Sector

  • Cosmeceutical Care of the Skin - Brand Specific or generic
  • Advanced Peeling Systems
  • Mechanised Skin Needling
  • Dermaplaning
  • LED Therapies
  • Fractional Radio-Frequency Therapies
  • Non-Surgical Injectable Procedures (Theory and Demonstration only)
  • Hyperhidrosis treatment (Theory and Demonstration only)
  • Plasma Rich Protein Therapy (PRP - Theory and Demonstration only)
What is the format of this course? 
The Level 4 qualifications are all distance learning courses, which means that the majority of study is done at home in your own time, using a combination of e-learning and an accompanying work book.

For the Chemical Peeling, Micro-Needling and Blemish Removal elements of the course, case studies will be required, which include consultation, analysis, documentation, treatment procedure and a study report.

You will also be required to attend practical days at our centre in Liverpool. These sessions will include practical assessments and mock exams.

In addition to the practical days, you will also have a multiple choice exam that will also take place in our centre.

 

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6 Course Folders

Multiple Choice Questions

3 Assessment Workbooks

Modular Assignment

2 Research and Essay Assignments

Case Studies

6 Practical Training Days

4 Enriched Workshops

3 Formative Assessment 

Portfolio Compilation

Mock Exams - 2 Days

Final Exam

E-learning 135 hours PLUS workbooks, case studies, research & essay assignments, practical days and Core Knowledge for Aesthetic Practice

£6,650 +VAT (£7,980)


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ONE of the following:

Level 4 Certificate in Advanced Skin Studies and Principles of Aesthetic Practice

Level 2 Beauty Therapy

Level 3 Beauty Therapy

5 GCSEs or equivalent plus a minimum of one 'A' Level, grade C or above

Medical qualification

Evidence of suitability for learning at Level 4

Recognition of other prior learning or experience

 

PLUS fluent in English Language