Make the most of these extraordinary times and gain a nationally-recognised qualification. A short online course is a significant first step to improving your skills and achieving your career goals.
The Level 4 Certificate in Laser and Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Treatments is a vocationally related qualification and is focused on 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 practices 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.
You will be assessed on your occupational
Units that you will be studying include:
- Management of health, safety and security in the salon
- Client care and communication in beauty related industries
- Laser and light treatments for hair removal
- Laser and light treatments for skin rejuvenation
Entry onto this qualification can be via previous attainment of a Level 3 Beauty Therapy qualification or a relevant discipline prior to undertaking this qualification.
An Interview will be required.
If English is not your first language you will be required to have a minimum of Level 2 in English reading, writing & listening
Your centre will have ensured that you have the required knowledge, understanding and skills to enrol and successfully achieve this qualification.
What could this qualification lead to?
When you have successfully completed this qualification you will be in a position to aspire to promotion as an advanced beauty therapist providing laser and IPL services within a beauty salon.
Further study qualifications could include:
VTCT Level 4 Award in Physiology for Advanced Beauty Therapy
VTCT Level 4 Certificate in Salon Management
VTCT Level 4 Diploma in Advanced Beauty Therapy
VTCT Level 4 Diploma in Salon Management
How you will be assessed:
Internal assessment (any requirements will be shown in the unit) in the form of assignments and practical observations
Practical and written assessment is set, marked and internally quality assured by the centre to clearly demonstrate achievement of the learning outcomes. Assessment is sampled by VTCT external quality assurers.
External assessment (any requirements will be shown in the unit) in the form of Exams
Externally assessed question papers completed electronically will be set and marked by VTCT.
Externally assessed hard-copy question papers will be set by VTCT, marked by centre staff and sampled by VTCT external quality assurers.
VTCT qualifications are assessed and quality assured by centre staff. Work will be set to improve your practical skills, knowledge and understanding.
For practical elements, you will be observed by your assessor. All your work must be collected in a portfolio of evidence and cross-referenced to requirements listed in this record of assessment book. Your centre will have an internal quality assurer whose role is to check that your assessment and evidence is valid and reliable and meets VTCT and regulatory requirements. An external quality assurer, appointed by VTCT, will visit your centre to sample and quality-check assessments, the internal quality assurance process and the evidence gathered. You may be asked to attend on a different day from usual if requested by the external quality assurer.
A uniform will need to be purchased (approx. £40)
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The applicable fees for this course, including any available discounts, will be listed in the information above.
How to apply
Once you have created an account, you can easily apply to your chosen course and track the status of your application at any time.
HOW THE APPLICATION PROCESS WORKS
Set Up Your Account
You’ll be prompted to create an account which will allow you to log in to our Application Tracker website whenever you wish. This will provide you with important information and you can also track the progress of your application.
Complete each step of the application form and then submit your completed form. We’ll let you know when we’ve safely received it with an acknowledgement email.
Application Review Meeting
Before offering you a place at college, we’ll meet with you (either in person, by telephone or online). We’ll send you a link to our booking page where you can select a time that’s convenient for you.
Accept Your Place
Offers will be sent to you via the email address you have provided. The offer will be conditional, based on predicted GCSE grades. You’ll need to accept your offer within 14 days to secure your place.
Once you receive your GCSE results, you’ll need to get in touch with the college to inform us of them and start your enrolment process.