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Intense Pulsed Light System

IPL

Digital resources | Full day training | Theory | Practical | Assessment | Certification

IPL

This course is designed for any level practitioner planning on working with, or buying an Intense Pulsed Light System (IPL)  for use in a multitude of cosmetic/aesthetic procedures ranging from hair reduction & acne control to Skin Rejuvenation. This course provides a comprehensive insight into many topics relating to IPL, from their mechanism, to practical safety and hazard management and practical use

Several topics are covered and some product information included. There is a theoretical assessment  to be completed online to give evidence of understanding . This also forms part of a wider modular training program that advances to other therapies and products.

For those wishing for extra support, there is an option to have the advanced in-house training days ( typically 2 full days)  on site to gain further confidence in running all aspects of a clinic from consultation through to treatment and documentation.

Course Description

In the Health Education England recent guidance on Non-surgical cosmetic procedures

Several reports were compiled aimed at “improving and standardising the training available to practitioners who carry out hair restoration surgery and non-surgical cosmetic procedures, such as botox, chemical peels and laser hair removal.” Their suggestions include CoK as a basic principle of any laser user’s education, and this module must have been studied ( or proof of existing study and the syllabus covered)

Many topics are covered and some product information included. There is a theoretical assessment  to be completed online to give evidence of understanding . There is also a practical session covering the treatments to be delivered

 

Aims

  1. Understand the science behind light therapy
  2. Increase confidence in providing safe and effective treatments
  3. Provide treatments using IPL machines (specifically Solray device)
  4. Comply with MHRA and HEE guidelines
  5. Learn how to apply ‘Core of Knowledge’
  6. Provided with tools necessary to develop your own documentation

Course Structure

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A day's worth of training

This course provides a day’s theoretical training. Candidates will have access to the materials prior to the session to give some background reading. 

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View the device

There will be the opportunity to witness and participate in the use of the Solray fractional IPL system

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Assessment

After the training there is a theoretical assessment to test your knowledge. 

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Certificate

Upon completion of the assessment, you will receive a certificate of competence.

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Post completion

Access to your own  portal containing your certificates and access to all the online forms along with client and promotional leaflets and banners and your addition to the  network of practitioners, which will drive clients to your clinic for our treatments.

Syllabus

  1. Introduction
  2. Anatomy and physiology
  3. Indications for treatment
  4. Hazard reduction and legalisation issues
  5. Getting to know your device
  6. Treatment regimes and protocols
  7. Assessment and Feedback

Topics covered:

  1. Introduction to Laser & Light therapy 
  2. Electromagnetic spectrum
  3. Properties of Light
  4. Applications and types of lasers
  5. Ordinary light vs laser
  6. Skin anatomy
  7. Fitzpatrick classification
  8. Chromophores
  9. Skin components absorption
  10. Interaction of light with matter/tissue
  11. and more

Who is this course suitable for?

This course is aimed at:

  • All levels of cosmetic/aesthetic practitioners 

This can only be delivered following study and completion of the Core of Knowledge module

 

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