Laser & IPL Hair Reduction & Skin Rejuvenation – Level 3 & 4

Lessons

4

Duration

30 hours

Skill level

All levels

Language

English

CPD Points

60 points

This new modular course is for the advanced learner seeking an independent award certificate at Levels 3 and 4 in Light Based Hair Reduction and Skin Rejuvenation with additional material covering vascular and pigmented skin blemishes.

Theory modules 1-4 are competitively priced and purchased separately in sequence.

This accredited Level 3 and 4 course provides a deeper understanding of anatomy, physiology and best practice approaches to successful Light Based Hair Reduction and Skin Rejuvenation. The learner will be typically a practitioner or therapist already using laser or intense pulsed light equipment wishing to achieve the minimum recommended educational conditions published by national educational bodies or required by public and professional indemnity insurance providers. The Level 3 & 4 candidate in Laser and IPL Hair Reduction and Skin Rejuvenation will therefore have completed ‘Core of Knowledge’ Laser User Level 4 training or have attended a recognized laser safety certificated course as a pre-requisite before taking this advanced course in Laser and IPL Hair Reduction and Skin Rejuvenation.Several documented case studies must be completed and submitted as evidence of hands-on skills. Online Laser Training provides additional study resources to assist the completion of all these portfolio tasks.

Module topics covered are:  Module 1: Skin & Hair Anatomy and Physiology

Includes 46-page Course Workbook, training video, multiple choice assessment and video transcript

  • Anatomy and Functionality of Hair
  • The Photoaging Process in Skin
  • The Anatomy and Functionality of the Layers of the Skin
  • The Structure and Function of the Circulatory, Lymphatic and Endocrine Systems in Relation to Laser and IPL Treatments
  • Glossary of Laser and IPL Terms
  • Hair Growth Table

At the end of this module, you will be prompted to enroll in the next one.

Module 2: Skin & Hair Reactions to Laser and IPL Therapy

Includes 67-page Course Workbook, training video, multiple choice assessment and video transcript

  • Types of Light-Tissue Interaction ◦Characteristics of Interactions of Light with Tissue
  • Tissue Targets
  • Skin and Hair Reactions to Laser and IPL Therapy ◦Variations in Light Energy by Skin & Hair Type—Hair Reduction
  • Influence of Light Wavelengths on Skin Penetration
  • Treatment time scales and evaluating hair reduction efficacy
  • Classification of Lasers and IPLs
  • Classification and Treatment of Burns
  • Effects on the Hair Follicle in Laser and IPL Hair Reduction
  • Possible Skin Effects Using Laser and IPL for Hair Reduction
  • Pigmentation in Skin Rejuvenation
  • Vascular Component in Skin Rejuvenation
  • Wrinkles Component—Mild and Moderate Rhytids
  • Acne Component
  • Pre-Treatment Advice
  • Post-Treatment Care
  • Documentation
  • Contra-indications and When Laser or IPL Treatment is Not Recommended
  • Adverse Incident and Treatment Related Side Effects
  • Photosensitivity / Drug Interaction in Light Based Therapy
  • Hormone Related Conditions and Possible Effects on Skin and Hair

At the end of this module, you will be prompted to enroll in the next one.

UK £99 for Module 2

Australia AUD $149 for Module 2

New Zealand NZD $149 for Module 2

Module 3: Laser and IPL Application (Theory)

Includes 45-page Course Workbook, training video, multiple choice assessment and video transcript

  • How Treatments are Adapted to Match Client Needs and Different Skin and Hair Types
  • Preparation for Laser or IPL Treatment
  • Privacy and Dignity of the Client
  • Working Area
  • Prepare and Perform a Consultation to Identify Treatment Objectives
  • Informed Consent to Care and Treatment
  • Effective Communication with Clients
  • Pre- and Post-Care Protocols
  • Skin Patch Tests in Hair Reduction and Skin Rejuvenation
  • Skin Cooling including Pre- Post and Parallel Cooling
  • Client Preparation Check List
  • Laser and IPL Application Techniques
  • Practical Positioning Tips for Laser or IPL Hair Reduction
  • Facial, beards and neck, bust décolleté/chest, abdomen, backs, arms, legs, bikini, etc.
  • After using a laser or IPL applicator
  • Your patient’s treatment time includes
  • Safety Controls
  • Health and safety working practices
  • Registration and licensing requirements
  • Hair Growth Table

UK £99 for Module 3

Australia AUD $149 for Module 3

New Zealand NZD $149 for Module 3

Upon successful completion of the three (3) online theory modules you will be able to download your level 3 certification. You will also be invited to enroll and pay for the fourth and final Level 4 practical module.

Module 4: Practical Work Experience & Assessment

The full Level 4 course is not yet available for people who do not have access to a laser or IPL to complete the practical work.Includes 26-page Course Workbook and an example set of downloadable practice management documentation.

  • Practical Work Experience
  • Notes on Assessment
  • Appendices: ◦The Development of Laser and IPL Technology
  • Pre-Treatment Advice to Clients (Example)
  • Post-Treatment Care Information (Example)
  • Client Medical History Form (Example)
  • Guidance on Photosensitive Medication
  • An Example Photographic Template
  • IPL/Laser Treatment Record (Example)
  • Resources and General Bibliography
  • Case Study Guidance (Check List)

You are provided with a dedicated Module 4 course workbook giving guidance on completing Level 4 Practical Work Experience and Assessment together with a set of example practice management documentation (worth £125) at NO EXTRA CHARGE including:

  • Pre-Treatment Advice to Clients
  • Post-Treatment Care Information
  • Client Medical History Form
  • Guidance on Photosensitive Medication
  • An Example Photographic Template
  • IPL/ Laser Treatment Record
  • Case Study Guidance

Finalize and submit your portfolio of case studies performed on your own clients / volunteers and participate by computer video link (Skype or WhatsApp) to complete your assessment of client consultation, case studies and demonstration of your practical skills. If only Modules 1 – 3 are completed successfully, the learner will only qualify to receive Level 3 certification.

UK £595 for Module 4

Australia AUD $1395 for Module 4

New Zealand NZD $1395 for Module 4

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • Level 4 Core of Knowledge Laser User or equivalent recognized certification course
  • NVQ Level 2/3 Beauty Therapy Certificate or equivalent recognized certification course

CURRICULUM

Content provided by Online Laser Training Ltd

Lecture 1.1 – Skin & Hair Anatomy and Physiology

Lecture 1.2 – Skin & Hair Reactions to Laser and IPL Therapy

Lecture 1.3 – Laser and IPL Application (Theory)

Lecture 1.4 – Practical Work Experience & Assessment (Optional practical component for level 4 certification)

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