Level 4 Diploma in Advanced Skin Studies, Chemical Peeling & Micro-Needling
This Diploma qualfication provides superior knowledge and understanding of the skin, of elementary cosmetic dermatology and the comprehensive diagnosis of skin health coupled with a curriculum in chemcial skin peeling and micro-needling compliant with the National Occupational Standards and the HEE framework.
With the inclusion of our advanced skin science and diagnostic units, this course will enable you to maximise the efficacy and safety of your aesthetic practices through greater insight into combined procedural options for long term treatment planning and skin health management.
This course is made up of five 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 And 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 & Formulation
Module 3 - Procedural Considerations & Practical Techniques
Module 4 - Peel Systems, Product Knowledge & 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 7 - The Principles & Practices of the Medispa Sector
This unit of study can be added onto your qualification. 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, 6 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 - 6 - 9 months based on part-time study (10 - 12 hours per week)
Tutor Support - Email, telephone and practical tuition
What certification will I receive?
The OFQUAL accredited CIBTAC | SALLY DURANT Level 4 Diploma in Advanced Skin Studies, Chemical skin Peeling and Micro-Needling - graded at pass, merit or distinction
Course entry requirement: