VTCT (ITEC) Level 5 Certificate in Advanced Blemish Removal

Qualification Information

VTCT Product Code: BT5C1 GLH: Age Restriction: 18
Qualification Number: 603/2912/9 Units: 5 Registration End Date: 31st Jul 2022
Level: 5

Additional Information

Documentation for this qualification last amended 11th September 2018


Purpose Statement


Who is this qualification for?


The VTCT (ITEC) Level 5 Certificate in Advanced Blemish Removal is an advanced treatment qualification aimed at level 4 qualified practitioners aged 18 and over, who wish to add this therapy to their repertoire of treatment offerings.

Learners are required to hold a level 4 skin blemish removal qualification to progress onto the level 5 advanced blemish removal qualification. Learners who hold a level 3 beauty therapy qualification or equivalent will be able to access the level 4 skin blemish removal qualification as a natural progression route.


What does this qualification cover?


This qualification is informed by employers and national occupational standards for beauty therapy and includes all the required elements to work effectively as a fully commercial advanced blemish removal practitioner. Learners must achieve all mandatory units which include:

  • Principles and practice of non-medical aesthetic therapies
  • Advanced consultation for non-medical aesthetic therapies
  • Advanced skin care for non-medical aesthetic therapies
  • Provide advanced blemish removal treatments

    Throughout this qualification, learners will develop their knowledge and understanding of relevant anatomy and physiology and health and safety pertaining to level 5 aesthetic therapies. They will also develop the knowledge, understanding and skills to consult with and analyse clients whilst providing advanced blemish removal treatments. In parallel, learners will develop their communication and customer service skills and widen their knowledge of the principles and practices of level 4 aesthetic therapies, all of which are valued highly by employers.


    Why is this qualification the most suitable?


    This qualification is one of a new suite of level 5 advanced aesthetic therapies developed as a progression route for level 4 practitioners wishing to add to their repertoire in specific treatment modalities.


    What could this qualification lead to?


    The primary purpose of this qualification is to prepare learners for employment in the advanced aesthetic industry providing advanced blemish removal techniques. Additionally, learners may choose to further develop their knowledge and skills by completing supplementary specialist qualifications at level 5 in the following:

  • Laser tattoo removal






  • Qualification Structure

    Components - from this group you'll need to cover a minimum of 1 components and earn a minimum of credits.

    Unit Code Unit Ref Unit Title Level Credits GLH
    BT5C1.PE1 External practical examination BT5C1 5

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

    Unit Code Unit Ref Unit Title Level Credits GLH
    UBT273 T/616/8604 Principles and practice of non-medical aesthetic therapies 4 14
    UBT274 A/616/8605 Advanced consultation for non-medical aesthetic therapies 4 23
    UBT275 F/616/8606 Advanced skin care for non-medical aesthetic therapies 4 34
    UBT281 R/616/8612 Provide advanced blemish removal treatments 5

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

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    *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

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    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
    SKULPT ACADEMY 07521 922275 Visit website Cheshire - Cheshire East
    The Clinical Academy 03337777689 Visit website Hampshire - Portsmouth
    East London Beauty Academy 020 8981 2558 Visit website London - Tower Hamlets
    London College of Excellence Training Limited - King Standing 0121 4485886 Visit website West Midlands - Birmingham
    Sterex Academy 0121 708 2404 Visit website West Midlands - Birmingham
    Aesthetic Training Academy Ireland (ATAI) Limited +353 1 524 1511 Visit website Ireland

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