Qualification Information

Sector: Other Category: Infection Prevention
VTCT Product Code: IP2A7 GLH: 4 Age Restriction: 14
Qualification Number: 603/6164/5 Units: 1 Registration End Date: 31st Jul 2024
Level: 2

Additional Information

Documentation for this qualification last amended 25 September 2020

About this qualifications

Who is this qualification for?

The VTCT (ITEC) Level 2 Award in Infection Prevention (COVID-19) for Clinical Aesthetics is a knowledge-based qualification aimed at clinical aesthetic practitioners who need to understand the COVID-19 infection prevention methods required in the working environment in order to maintain high levels of health and safety in the provision of their services.

What does this qualification cover?

This qualification is informed by national and international guidelines in relation to COVID-19. Learners must achieve the mandatory unit:

  • Infection prevention (COVID-19) for clinical aesthetics

  • Throughout this qualification, learners will develop knowledge on the importance of social responsibility, the causes, transmission and effects of COVID-19, and the methods used to control transmission, such as correct hand hygiene and the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). They will also gain an understanding of the safe working practices required in the clinic environment in order to protect themselves and their patients.

    What could this qualification lead to?

    The primary purpose of this qualification is to prepare learners to progress to further qualifications within their chosen discipline with an understanding of the role of infection prevention in relation to COVID-19.

    Qualification Structure

    Mandatory - 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
    UIP7 L/618/3061 Infection prevention (COVID-19) for clinical aesthetics 2 4

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


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    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
    Cosmetic Courses 01844390110 Visit website Buckinghamshire
    Quality Assurance Training and Consultancy 07725 914304 Visit website Derbyshire
    The Academy of Beauty Therapy - Bristol 01962 733352 Visit website Gloucestershire - South Gloucestershire
    Dermatherapy 07900931907 Visit website Greater Manchester - Bolton
    Cottage Training Centre 01489 574446 Visit website Hampshire
    Fareham College 01329 815200 Visit website Hampshire
    The Academy of Beauty Therapy 01962 733352 Visit website Hampshire
    The Academy of Beauty Therapy - Portsmouth 023 9207 0949 Visit website Hampshire - Portsmouth
    Essential Training Solutions 01279 726800 Visit website Hertfordshire
    FTT Beauty and Training Centre 01727 768559 Visit website Hertfordshire
    Positive Pathways Beauty Limited 07957 783163 Visit website Kent - Medway
    Cosmaesthetics 07751 215660 Visit website London - Croydon
    Fingertips and Beauty 020 8861 1459 Visit website London - Harrow
    Havering Beauty Academy Ltd 01708 472727 Visit website London - Havering
    SHE Compliancy Limited T/A Oyster Beauty Academy 01708 751222 Visit website London - Havering
    Interface Aesthetics 02032808666 Visit website London - Lambeth
    East London Beauty Academy 0203 951 7448 Visit website London - Tower Hamlets
    Harley Academy +44 (0)20 3859 7598 Visit website London, City of
    Alt Valley Advanced Beauty Training 0151 651 0101 Visit website Merseyside - Wirral
    LivAva Training Academy 0151 651 0101 Visit website Merseyside - Wirral
    Cosmetic Courses - Midlands 01154846730 Visit website Nottinghamshire - Nottingham
    Omni Academy 01932 232322 Visit website Surrey
    Sansuri Training 07585441321 Visit website West Midlands - Birmingham
    Obsessed Training Academy 07974 694609 Visit website West Midlands - Wolverhampton
    Advanced Aesthetics Academy +353 51 365936 Visit website Ireland
    Churchtown Institute +353 1 458 6603 Visit website Ireland
    London College of Excellence Training Limited - Pakistan +44 (0)121 448 5886 / 03004966710 Visit website Pakistan
    MAP-IQ 07771812831 Visit website Neath Port Talbot