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Certified Laser and IPL Treatments Course

Now is the best time to study a laser and IPL treatments course! The Advanced Aesthetics field is growing in popularity each year as technology advances. Client’s are looking for long-lasting results with limited downtime. 

As a part of advanced aesthetic procedures, you will find Laser and IPL treatments. As of 2020, the laser hair removal industry estimates at £313 Million. Market research accredits this growth to the technological advancements in aesthetic laser. Laser treatments are not only used to treat hair removal but also for skin treatments. These laser treatments can help the skin by resurfacing to reveal the younger and brighter skin underneath. Clients can use laser rejuvenation to treat sunspots, wrinkles, and scars.

It is no surprise in the growth of popularity for pursuing laser and IPL treatments as a career. In this blog, we will talk you through everything you need to know about becoming a laser therapist!

What Are the Benefits of Laser Hair Removal?

  • The laser hair removal procedure is quick
  • When the client’s assigned treatment course has finished, results are long-lasting.
  • Not as uncomfortable as waxing!
  • Laser hair removal doesn’t leave ingrown hair or razor bumps like shaving.
  • Procedures are non-invasive, which ensures little to no down-time.

What Are the Benefits of Laser Skin Rejuvenation?

  • The clients will see an improvement in skin texture and tone.
  • Skin resurfacing reverses the effect of long-term sun damage.
  • After the treatments, the skin is tighter and firmer. 
  • The treatments don’t take long at all – clients can even get them done in their lunch breaks!
  • Again, these treatments are minimally invasive.

Now we’ve explained why laser treatments are an excellent choice for your clients. We can move on to who can train to become a laser technician. 

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Who can Complete a Level 4 Laser Hair Removal and IPL Treatments Course?

To qualify to complete our Level 4 Certificate in LASER & IPL Treatments, you must be:

What will You Learn On the Level 4 Laser and IPL Treatments Course?

Students will learn the foundations of laser treatments first to ensure the best understanding. 

  • Core Knowledge of electromagnetic spectrum; photons, and light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation.
  • The difference between LASER and IPL light therapy. Along with the methods of applications for hair removal and skin rejuvenation treatments.
  • A recap of the anatomy and physiology taught in Level 3. Please bear in mind Level 3 anatomy and physiology is still a prerequisite. 

The next stages will be the preparation for carrying out Laser and IPL Treatments:

  • Students will learn how to prepare the workspace and client for treatment.  
  •  Full consultation procedure – tissue analysis & Fitzpatrick scale. Aftercare advice along with clinical outcome, clinical side effects, and treatment protocol.
  • Recording and evaluating the treatment. In a way that is compliant with legislation’s procedure and local rules.

Only when students know and fully understand the basics will they learn how to carry out treatments. 

 How Will You be Assessed?

  • Internal Test Paper – to demonstrate your laser treatments knowledge.
  • Assignments – Assessing your understanding of each unit.
  • Demonstrate your knowledge of the essential ranges. Students should complete a minimum of 10 practical treatments.
  • Student Observations – 6 observations in total, 3 for hair removal and 3 for skin rejuvenation.

Once your assessments have been completed and passed, students are certified:

  •  VTCT Level 4 Certificate in Laser and Intense Pulsed Light Treatments!

How Long Will the Course Take?

At LSBM, to become a Laser Therapist, you will need to dedicate 1 day a week for 6 weeks! Not long at all, for a huge career push-start!

In total, you will be studying for 42 Hours.

Where Can you Work When Qualified?

As earlier mentioned, the demand for laser therapists is growing. Students can rest assured that with their qualifications numerous doors will be open to them! The career opportunities include:

  • Laser Skin Clinic
  • Laser Hair Removal Clinic
  • Medispa

So, we’ve told you all about our Level 4 Laser and IPL Course. Let’s move on to why you should study with us!

Why Study With The London School of Beauty & Make-Up?

The London School of Beauty & Make-Up has been operating for over 25 years. A prestigious learning establishment for beauty and skin treatments. Our students are with us to start their dream profession, so we teach them based on industry standards. LSBM never compromises quality, causing students to choose us as their first choice for beauty, skin, and makeup knowledge.

Class sizes are always kept small, with a maximum of six students in a class. Limited class sizes provide each student with sufficient one-on-one time with their tutors and school equipment.
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The most mattering element of studying a hands-on course is the tutors! These tutors are the first point of contact for students, therefore they should be experienced. Tutors at LSBM hold the required knowledge and experience to deliver their courses.

We thought, in this blog, we should also introduce you to one of our Laser tutors. Ellie Toniva. As prospective students, we understand that you’d have questions as to who’d be teaching you. We’ve taken it upon ourselves to ask them for you, introducing you to one of our most experienced tutors!

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Meet Ellie – LSBM’s Laser and IPL treatments course Tutor

Ellie first joined LSBM as a Saturday lecturer before joining the team full-time and is now a freelance lecturer. Ellie has worked in many prestigious hotels and spas throughout the UK, resulting in exceptional client care and standards.

Q: What courses do you teach at The London School of Beauty & Make-Up?

A: I teach Level 4 Laser and IPL treatments. I also teach Levels 2 and 3 and CIBTAC/CIDESCO, as and when I’m needed.

Why did you become a laser tutor?

A: Well, I teach beauty widely but, my passion is advanced aesthetics such as laser treatments. It made sense to take my passion and teach others with it.

Q: How long have you been teaching?

A: I’ve been teaching for over 10 years now!

Q: What is your favourite part of being a tutor?

A: I most enjoy sharing my experiences and inspiring the next generation of laser therapists.

Q: Before you became a laser tutor, what did you do?

A: I was a Beauty therapist before I became a laser tutor. This experience allowed me to gain valuable knowledge and insight into what clients want.

Q: What are the benefits of Laser for the skin?

A: There are many benefits to laser, such as rejuvenating, promoting collagen production, treating acne, and many more conditions.

Q: Who do you recommend laser treatments for?

A: Everyone can benefit as long as they have no medical conditions which contraindicate the treatment

Q: Why did you choose to teach at LSBM?

A: Many years ago, I qualified as a Beauty Therapist at LSBM. It was natural for me to come back. In hopes of giving my students the same high-quality education that was given to me.

Q: Finally, What beauty product could you not live without?

A: That product for me is definitely the La Roche Posay Micellar Water

Are you Interested in Studying with Us?

If so get in contact with our helpful admissions team today. You can give us a call on 020 777 69766 or email admission@beauty-school.co.uk

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