Level 4 Diploma in Advanced Skin Studies & Aesthetic Practice
The ultimate qualification for aesthetic practitioners
This diploma course is, quite simply, the most comprehensive accredited qualification available to the medispa Sector and will provide you 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. We have packed in a unique depth of study into this course to give you the very best foundation for your career in aesthetic practice.
This course is made up of seven units of study:
Unit 1 - Core Knowledge for Aesthetic Practice
Module 1 - Working in the Aesthetics Industry
Module 2 - Legislation & Clinical Governance
Module 3 - Microbiology for the Aesthetic Practitioner
Module 4 - Infection Control in the Medical Aesthetic Clinic
Module 5 - Establishing & Managing A Medispa Practice
Module 6 - Assessment of the Aesthetic Client
Module 7 - Intermediate Skin Science
Module 8 - Elementary Anatomy & Physiology for the Facial Aesthetic Practitioner
Unit 2 - Advanced Skin Science
Module 1 - The Histology & Physiology of the Epidermis
Module 2 - The Natural Barrier Function & Homeostasis of the Skin
Module 3 - The Extra Cellular Matrix of the Dermis
Module 4 - The Appendages, Specialist Histology & Secretions of the Skin.
Module 5 - The Defence Mechanisms of the Skin & Other Functions
Module 6 - The Physiology of the Skin Ageing Process
Unit 3 - Investigative Consultation and Advanced Skin Assessment
Module 1 - Initial Client Review
Module 2 - Lifestyle & Environmental Analysis
Module 3 - Medical Influences On Skin Health & Condition
Module 4 - The Primary & Secondary Skin Types
Module 5 - Advanced Observational Analysis
Module 6 - Skin Diagnostic Tools & Equipment
Module 7 - Defining Treatment Plans, Consolidation & Case Studies
Unit 4 - Chemical Skin Peeling
Module 1 - The Indications & General Practice of Chemical Skin Peeling
Module 2 - Peeling Agents & Formulations
Module 3 - Procedural Considerations & Practical Techniques
Module 4 - Peel Systems, Product Knowledge And Protocols
Unit 5 - Micro-Needling
Module 1 – The Indications & General Practice of Micro-Needling
Module 2 - Micro-Needling Equipment & Associated Products
Module 3 – Procedural Considerations & Practical Techniques
Module 4 - Product Knowledge & Protocols
Unit 6 - Blemish Removal by Thermolysis and Cryotherapy
Module 1 – Essential Dermatology for the Practice of Blemish Removal
Module 2 – Blemish Removal by Advanced Electrology - Thermo-coagulation
Module 3 – Blemish Removal by Cryotherapy
Module 4 - Client Selection, Treatment Protocols & Techniques
Unit 7 - The Principles & Practices of the Medispa Sector
This unit of study is included as standard within of the Level 4 Diploma in Advanced Skin Studies and Aesthetic Practice ( optional for all other courses). It is made up of a series of one-day short courses, seminars and workshops to provide you with the opportunity to learn from some of the most prominent practitioners in the aesthetic industry. It is designed to enable you to gain additional knowledge and insight into a wide range of subject areas not included in your level 4 course but which are of interest to your future career or business progression.
Course Delivery - Audio/visual e-learning, 8 days practical tuition and formative assessment
Course Resources - Course folder and e-learning portal
Course Assessment - Online multiple choice questions, written assessment booklets, assignment, case studies, mock examinations and final CIBTAC theory and practical examinations.
Duration - 9 - 12 months based on part-time study (10 - 12 hours per week)
Tutor Support - Email, telephone and practical tuition
Who is this course for?
What certification will I receive?
The OFQUAL accredited CIBTAC | SALLY DURANT Level 4 Diploma in Advanced Skin Studies and Aesthetic Practice - graded at pass, merit or distinction
Course entry requirements :
Fluency in English Language plus one of the following:
- Medical Aesthetic Practitioners looking to extend their practice into advanced skin health care
- Beauty therapists qualified to Level 3 or above who are working, or wanting to work, in the medispa environment
- Level 2 qualified beauty therapists, who have completed our Level 4 Certificate in Advanced Skin Studies and The Principles of Aesthetic Practice
- Those who do not have a beauty therapy qualification but who have completed our full Access to Aesthetics Pathway
What makes this course different?
This course provides you with a broad and versatile skill set in medispa practices inline with new UK government requirements and the enhancement of your business or career development. The inclusion of non-surgical blemish removal to the essential units of qualification for HEE compliance will give you an additional specialism in a widely demanded, but under provided, remedial aesthetic treatment.
How do I purchase the course and what happens next?
To enrol on this course please contact Caroline Walton on: 01527 919880 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You will be provided with an enrolment form to complete or, alternatively, you can download and complete the form online and return it to us.
How to pay for your course
A course price list is available on request with a number of payment options:
You will be able to pay for your course by any major credit or debit card, BACS transfer or, for the Full Level 4 Certificate only, by a Direct Debit payment plan over 12 or 18 months.
Please call us on 01572 919880 to discuss your options.