Intense Pulsed Light System
Digital resources | Full day training | Theory | Practical | Assessment | Certification
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.
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
Understand the science behind light therapy
Increase confidence in providing safe and effective treatments
Provide treatments using IPL machines (specifically Solray device)
Comply with MHRA and HEE guidelines
Learn how to apply ‘Core of Knowledge’
Provided with tools necessary to develop your own documentation
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.
Watch the treatment
There will be the opportunity to watch a treatment being performed by the trainer and to treat models during the session to improve your skills and you will be assessed,
After the training there is a theoretical assessment to test your knowledge.
Upon completion of the assessment, you will receive a certificate of competence.
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.
Anatomy and physiology
Indications for treatment
Hazard reduction and legalisation issues
Getting to know your device
Treatment regimes and protocols
Assessment and Feedback
- Introduction to Laser & Light therapy
- Electromagnetic spectrum
- Properties of Light
- Applications and types of lasers
- Ordinary light vs laser
- Skin anatomy
- Fitzpatrick classification
- Skin components absorption
- Interaction of light with matter/tissue
- 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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