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VTCT Level 4 Certificate in Laser and Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Treatments

The VTCT Level 4 Certificate in Laser and Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Treatments (QCF) is an advanced qualification that has been specifically designed for beauty therapists.

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Title Campus Type Week Starting Places Available Fee
VTCT Level 4 Certificate in Laser and Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Treatments
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Bangor
Part-Time 10/09/2018
Day: Monday
Time: 09:00-18:00
6 £510.00 Apply Now

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Course Structure

This qualification is the only Level 4 qualification offered by VTCT in Laser and Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Treatments (QCF). The VTCT Level 4 Certificate in Laser and Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Treatments (QCF) is a vocationally related qualification and is focused on reducing hair growth and photo rejuvenation of the skin using intense pulse light and laser treatments.

Units include:

  • Client care and communication in beauty related industries
  • Laser and light treatments for hair removal
  • Laser and light treatments for skin rejuvenation
  • Management of health, safety and security in the salon
Contact Hours

Contact Hours per week

8 hours contact time to include practical classes, lectures, workshops or tutorials

Personal Study

A further 6 hours maximum studying and preparing assessments (To include practice on clients) in your own time per week, including use of online materials

Entry Requirements

General Entry Requirements:

  • Successful completion of NVQ Level 3 Beauty and a good underpinning knowledge of Anatomy and Physiology.

Access Diploma:

  • Access Diploma in Foundation Studies with an overall average of 60%+

English Language Requirements for International students:

  • Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) level B2
  • IELTS 6.0 (minimum of 5.5 in all skills)
  • PTE 51 Or an approved equivalent test in English

Equivalent qualifications include:

  • Grade C (or above) in GCSE English
  • Successfully completion of a Level 3 Vocational Programme with assessments completed in English Language
  • Essential Skills in Literacy (Level 2)
  • ESOL Level 2 

Tier 4 Students:

  • SERC will only accept a Secure English Language Test (SELT) for issuing a Certificate of Acceptance for Studies (CAS)

Admissions

  • Successful completion of the admissions process

APEL

  • Provide evidence of ability to undertake the programme by meeting the requirements for the accreditation of prior experiential learning.  Further details on APEL can be found in the admissions section

How will I be assessed and given feedback?

Students are assessed using a range of different methods. These include examinations, coursework, Project Based Learning, presentations, practical, posters, leaflets, role-play, and case studies.  This is dependent on the requirements of each unit of study.  Oral, written and online feedback will be provided during your course to help improve and monitor performance.

All students must be willing to participate with one another during practical sessions.  

Please note students must arrange their own models for assessment.

Where will it take me?

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.  

Other subjects you can study include VTCT Level 4 Certificate in Micropigmentation, VTCT Level 4 Diploma in Advanced Beauty Therapy, and HND in Beauty Therapy Management.

How will it make me more employable?
From 2016 all therapists conducting Laser Treatments must hold a Level 4 qualification.
Additional Costs
There will be no additional costs associated with this course
Accreditation
VTCT
Terms & Conditions

Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

While we endeavour to run all our courses on the advertised day, SERC reserves the right to change the day of week on which the course runs.

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