Qualification Information

VTCT Product Code: AB40163 GLH: 220 Age Restriction: 16
Qualification Number: 500/9034/3 Units: 4 Registration End Date: 31st Jul 2020
Level: 4 Minimum Credits: 31

Additional Information

Who is this qualification for?


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

This qualification is based on beauty therapy National Occupational Standards (NOS). This qualification is approved and supported by the Hairdressing and Beauty Industry Authority (HABIA), the standard setting body for hair, beauty, nails and spa qualifications.

Entry onto this qualification can be via previous attainment of a Level 3 qualification in a relevant discipline prior to undertaking this qualification. Your centre will have ensured that you have the required knowledge, understanding and skills to enrol and successfully achieve this qualification.

Why is this qualification most suitable?


This qualification is the only Level 4 qualification offered by VTCT in Laser and Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Treatments. The VTCT 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 pulse light and laser treatments. This qualification requires you to develop skills to carry out IPL and laser treatments. This qualification allows you to gather evidence in a realistic working environment or real working environment without the need for fee paying clients.

What does this qualification cover?


This qualification has been specifically designed for the 18+ age groups, builds on existing knowledge and understanding of therapy skills and will develop an enhanced repertoire of technical skills to prepare you for employment. You will have your skills assessed in a real or realistic working environment.

This qualification will require research; it includes the skills involved in providing a thorough consultation with the client to formulate a specific course of treatment, tailored to suit individual client needs, use laser an light treatments for skin rejuvenation and hair removal and to manage the health, safety and security of the salon. The full list of units is presented in the learner Record of Assessment book (ROA) (specification) and the Qualification Structure tab. All units are mandatory.

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

This qualification is not part of an apprenticeship.

Who supports this qualification?


This qualification has been reviewed by The British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (BABTAC) who have confirmed that this qualification is fit for purpose and will enable learners to undertake the specific job role of specialist cosmetic camouflage make-up artist within the beauty or healthcare sectors. Further information on BABTAC membership can be found on their website.



Qualification Structure

Mandatory - from this group you'll need to cover a minimum of 4 components and earn a minimum of 31 credits.

Unit Code Unit Ref Unit Title Level Credits GLH
UV30468 T/601/4457 Client care and communication in beauty-related industries 3 3 28
UV40413 D/601/5652 Laser and light treatments for hair removal 4 10 74
UV40414 T/601/5656 Laser and light treatments for skin rejuvenation 4 10 74
UV40462 M/601/5347 Management of health, safety and security in the salon 4 8 44

*For full details of the Rules of Combination for this qualification please see the Qualification Specification/Record of Assessment book.

Documents


*To find specifications for individual units, click on the "Structure" tab of your chosen qualification, select the unit code in the left hand column and on the new page click on the "Download unit book" tab under the unit title.

Centres approved to run this qualification

VTCT accredits centres to offer our qualifications, but cannot advise which centres are running particular courses at any time. Please contact the centre directly to find out if they currently offering your chosen qualification.

NB: The location displayed for each centre is based upon the centre's main address. The location displayed is not necessarily the only location that the centre can deliver VTCT qualifications from. For further information on a centre's delivery capabilities please select the centre's website address.

Centre Name Telephone Website Location
Central Bedfordshire College - Dunstable Campus 01582 477776 Visit website Bedfordshire - Central Bedfordshire
Dermaskin 01767 261490 Visit website Bedfordshire - Central Bedfordshire
Therapy Learning Centre - Bedfordshire 07956 539922 Visit website Bedfordshire - Central Bedfordshire
Bedfordshire Beauty Academy 01582 451582 Visit website Bedfordshire - Luton
Signature Academy Ltd 07980 578252 Visit website Bedfordshire - Luton
SkinAstute Aesthetic & Beauty Training Academy 07852 169344 Visit website Bedfordshire - Luton
Training 4 U Services (UK) Ltd 01582 455888 Visit website Bedfordshire - Luton
Beauty Workshop Training 0118 978 6900 Visit website Berkshire - Wokingham
Advanced Aesthetics International Ltd - Bristol 07475 458737 Visit website Bristol, City of
The Beauty Training Academy 01753886060 Visit website Buckinghamshire
Advance - Cambridge 07739 795082 Visit website Cambridgeshire
The Lynton Training Academy 01477 536977 Visit website Cheshire - Cheshire East
Advanced Aesthetics Training Centre 07949 240852 Visit website Cheshire - Cheshire West and Chester
Advance - Warrington 07885 215025 Visit website Cheshire - Warrington
Cornwall College - Camborne Campus 01209 611611 Visit website Cornwall
Truro College 01872 267000 Visit website Cornwall
Beautec Beauty Academy 020 3384 8427 Visit website Essex
Beautec Beauty Academy - 2 020 3384 8427 Visit website Essex
Essex Training Solutions 07866 121121 Visit website Essex
Essex Training Solutions - Colchester 07866 121121 Visit website Essex
Styles Ahead 07832 169176 Visit website Essex
The Angel Academy of Teaching and Training 020 8508 2243 Visit website Essex
Forest Oasis 07909 766542 Visit website Gloucestershire
Hayden Health and Beauty Training Academy 0844 335 0152 Visit website Gloucestershire
International Beauty and Holistic Academy 01452 414770 Visit website Gloucestershire
Skills North East Limited - Glous 01452 414770 Visit website Gloucestershire
Cosmetic Couture Training 01618323236 / 07568394897 Visit website Greater Manchester - Salford
Acacia Beauty Academy 01590 645547 Visit website Hampshire
Advance - Andover 07885 215025 Visit website Hampshire
Advanced Aesthetics International Ltd - Hants 07475 458737 Visit website Hampshire
Basingstoke College of Technology 01256 354141 Visit website Hampshire
Hampshire Beauty Training 01264 748300 Visit website Hampshire
Jane Bryan Beauty Training 01962 736451 Visit website Hampshire
The Clinical Academy 023 9238 2000 Visit website Hampshire - Portsmouth
Bee Zee Institute of Beauty Therapy - Watford 01923 249990 Visit website Hertfordshire
Oaklands College 01727 737000 Visit website Hertfordshire
Beauty Spot Training 01795 534989 Visit website Kent
East Kent College - Folkestone 01303 858216 Visit website Kent
Kent Sports Academy Limited 01233 641000 Visit website Kent
Mid-Kent College - Medway Campus 01634 383447 Visit website Kent - Medway
Radiance Hair and Beauty 01634 780096 Visit website Kent - Medway
Elite Colours Limited 01524 561502 Visit website Lancashire
West Lancashire College 01695 52300 Visit website Lancashire
Blackpool and the Fylde College - Bispham Campus 01253 504625 Visit website Lancashire - Blackpool
Advanced Aesthetics International - Leicestershire 07475 458737 Visit website Leicestershire
Aesthetic Laser Training 0800 050 2255 Visit website Leicestershire - Leicester
abundantUK Ltd 01476 568378 Visit website Lincolnshire
Boston College Spalding 01775 715880 Visit website Lincolnshire
Laser Institution 0208 123 0272 Visit website London - Barking and Dagenham
Aesthetic Laser Training - London 0800 050 2255 Visit website London - Barnet
Lily Hair and Beauty Academy 020 3302 0791 Visit website London - Barnet
Revival Academy 02083 466606 Visit website London - Barnet
Sheetal's Beauty Academy Ltd 020 8204 6054 Visit website London - Barnet
The London College (UK) 020 8732 4500 Visit website London - Barnet
Specialist Trade Courses 01279 210005 Visit website London - Bexley
Brooklands College - Lashes Academy 0208 795 3313 Visit website London - Brent
Felicity Natural Beauty LTD 020 8450 7326 Visit website London - Brent
Lashes Academy 07429 923657 Visit website London - Brent
Queens Beauty Academy - Alperton 07747 603333 Visit website London - Brent
The World of Work - Lashes Academy 020 8795 3313 Visit website London - Brent
Divine Hair and Beauty Training Academy 020 7267 5587 Visit website London - Camden
Queens Beauty Academy Ltd 07747 603333 Visit website London - Camden
Skin Hair & Beauty Academy 07828 294771 Visit website London - Croydon
Serenity Beauty Academy by Klaudia Lucas 020 8575 5547 Visit website London - Ealing
Brooklands College - The World of Work 020 3589 6723 Visit website London - Enfield
The World of Work 020 3589 6723 Visit website London - Enfield
City and Islington College 020 7700 9200 Visit website London - Haringey
EstelWorld Beauty / Laser College 020 7254 4588 Visit website London - Haringey
CS Beauty Academy 01708 442087 Visit website London - Havering
Essex Beauty Training School 07743 849771 Visit website London - Havering
Halls of Ivy 01708 766395 Visit website London - Havering
Therapy Learning Centre 07956 539922 Visit website London - Havering
Training and Learning Consultancy 07946 778810 Visit website London - Havering
Institute of Dermal Sciences 01895 349008 Visit website London - Hillingdon
TLC Aesthetics Limited 020 3865 0480 Visit website London - Hillingdon
Beautiful World Training Academy Hanworth 02034902815 Visit website London - Hounslow
Laser Aesthetica 020 8994 7222 Visit website London - Hounslow
Skintech Ltd 07568 144730 Visit website London - Hounslow
The Lynton Training Academy – London 07772 266602 Visit website London - Hounslow
West Thames College 020 8326 2000 Visit website London - Hounslow
Tracie Giles Bespoke Permanent Make Up 020 7584 1005 Visit website London - Kensington and Chelsea
LSCollege - Lewisham Campus 020 3757 3000 Visit website London - Lewisham
Aim Skills Development 020 8552 5684 Visit website London - Newham
Bella Nora Academy 020 8471 1222 Visit website London - Newham
Paragon Nail and Beauty Training Academy - London 07561 012106 Visit website London - Newham
Fami Hair and Beauty Institute 020 8518 1688 Visit website London - Redbridge
London Aesthetics and Training Academy 07507 608592 Visit website London - Redbridge
Sarahartistry 07903 864000 Visit website London - Redbridge
Sharllete Aesthetics 07853 396767 Visit website London - Redbridge
Advance - London 07885 215025 Visit website London - Richmond upon Thames
Beautiful World Training Academy 020 8296 9555 Visit website London - Richmond upon Thames
Centre for Advanced Studies T/A City of London College (London Bow Centre) 020 7247 2177 Visit website London - Tower Hamlets
East London Beauty Academy 020 8981 2558 Visit website London - Tower Hamlets
Hudson and Hughes Training 0333 322 2786 Visit website London - Tower Hamlets
NJ BEAUTY ACADEMY 020 3287 8914 Visit website London - Tower Hamlets
Ray Cochrane Beauty School 020 7486 6291 Visit website London - Westminster
The Harley Laser Specialists Training Academy 020 7307 8770 Visit website London - Westminster
The London School of Beauty and Make-up 020 7776 9767 Visit website London, City of
LivAva Training Academy 0151 651 0101 Visit website Merseyside - Wirral
Medicare Cosmetics LTD 01642 481734 Visit website North Yorkshire - Middlesbrough
Redcar and Cleveland College 01642 473132 Visit website North Yorkshire - Redcar and Cleveland
Skills North East Limited 0191 250 4590 Visit website Northumberland
City College Nottingham 0115 910 1455 Visit website Nottinghamshire - Nottingham
The Studio Academy Limited 0114 272 2535 Visit website South Yorkshire - Doncaster
RNN Group - Dearne Valley College 01709 513333 Visit website South Yorkshire - Rotherham
Rotherham College 01709 362111 Visit website South Yorkshire - Rotherham
Advanced Aesthetics International Ltd - Surrey 07475 458737 Visit website Surrey
Affable Therapy Training Limited 020 8338 1212 Visit website Surrey
bodyNsoul Beauty Salon & Training Centre 01276 36866 Visit website Surrey
Brooklands College - Omni Academy of Beauty Ltd 01932 23 23 22 Visit website Surrey
Kingston College 020 8268 2550 Visit website Surrey
Learning Aesthetics Academy 01737 225955 Visit website Surrey
Omni Academy 01932 232322 Visit website Surrey
Omni Academy - AFA 0333 358 3559 Visit website Surrey
Highfield College 07846 474268 Visit website West Midlands - Birmingham
Laser Lounge Training College Limited 07403 307630 Visit website West Midlands - Birmingham
London College of Excellence Training Limited - King Standing 0121 4485886 Visit website West Midlands - Birmingham
Your Beautique Training 0121 270 5855 Visit website West Midlands - Birmingham
Centre for Advanced Studies T/A City of London College - Birmingham 01922 277474 Visit website West Midlands - Walsall
London College of Excellence Training Limited 01922 277474 Visit website West Midlands - Walsall
Kirklees College - Huddersfield Centre 01484 437000 Visit website West Yorkshire - Kirklees
Sidri International Academy for Beauty and Health Sciences +91 8860333825 Visit website India
Sidri International Academy for Skin, Hair and Nutrition +91 7838963383 Visit website India
TeknoDerm +91 1146241164 Visit website India
Advance - Dublin +353 86 064 0595 Visit website Ireland
Advanced Aesthetics Academy +353 51 365936 Visit website Ireland
Aesthetic Training Academy Ireland (ATAI) Limited +353 1 524 1511 Visit website Ireland
Bronwyn Conroy Beauty School +353 121 07848 Visit website Ireland
Coco College of Beauty Therapy +353 214878717 Visit website Ireland
Waterford College of Further Education +353 51 874053 Visit website Ireland
Elizir Beauty School +356 9942 5563 Visit website Malta
South Eastern Regional College - Bangor Campus 028 9127 6600 Visit website Ards and North Down
The Edinburgh School of Beauty 0131 556 3366 Visit website Edinburgh, City of
Advanced Aesthetics International Ltd - Scotland 07475 458737 Visit website West Lothian
Beautiko College (PTY) Ltd +27 12 362 6571 Visit website South Africa
Queens Beauty Academy +44 7747 603333 Visit website Spain
Advanced Aesthetics International Ltd - Wales 07475 458737 Visit website Bridgend
Cardiff and Vale College - City Centre Campus 029 2025 0450 Visit website Cardiff
Designed For Beauty 01600 719219 Visit website Monmouthshire
Coleg Gwent - Newport Campus 01633 466000 Visit website Newport
Gower College Swansea 01792 284049 Visit website Swansea

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