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Level 4 Diploma In Advanced Skin Studies & Aesthetic Practice

Level 4 Diploma In Advanced Skin Studies & Aesthetic Practice

Stand: G40

This diploma course is, quite simply, the most comprehensive accredited qualification available to the medispa Sector and will provide you with an extensive knowledge and understanding of the skin, its assessment and the remedial aesthetic practices used in the industry to develop and maintain skin health. We have packed in a unique depth of study into this course to give you the very best foundation for your career in aesthetic practice.

This course is made up of seven units of study:

Unit 1 – Core Knowledge for Aesthetic Practice
​Module 1 – Working in the Aesthetics Industry
Module 2 – Legislation & Clinical Governance
Module 3 – Microbiology for the Aesthetic Practitioner
Module 4 – Infection Control in the Medical Aesthetic Clinic
Module 5 – Establishing & Managing A Medispa Practice
Module 6 – Assessment of the Aesthetic Client
Module 7 – Intermediate Skin Science
Module 8 – Elementary Anatomy & Physiology for the Facial Aesthetic Practitioner

Unit 2 – Advanced Skin Science
​Module 1 – The Histology & Physiology of the Epidermis
Module 2 – The Natural Barrier Function & Homeostasis of the Skin
Module 3 – The Extra Cellular Matrix of the Dermis
Module 4 – The Appendages, Specialist Histology & Secretions of the Skin.
Module 5 – The Defence Mechanisms of the Skin & Other Functions
Module 6 – The Physiology of the Skin Ageing Process

Unit 3 – Investigative Consultation and Advanced Skin Assessment
Module 1 – Initial Client Review
Module 2 – Lifestyle & Environmental Analysis
Module 3 – Medical Influences On Skin Health & Condition
Module 4 – The Primary & Secondary Skin Types
Module 5 – Advanced Observational Analysis
Module 6 – Skin Diagnostic Tools & Equipment
Module 7 – Defining Treatment Plans, Consolidation & Case Studies

Unit 4 – Chemical Skin Peeling
​Module 1 – The Indications & General Practice of Chemical Skin Peeling
Module 2 – Peeling Agents & Formulations
Module 3 – Procedural Considerations & Practical Techniques
Module 4 – Peel Systems, Product Knowledge And Protocols

Unit 5 – Micro-Needling
Module 1 – The Indications & General Practice of Micro-Needling
Module 2 – Micro-Needling Equipment & Associated Products
Module 3 – Procedural Considerations & Practical Techniques
Module 4 – Product Knowledge & Protocols

Unit 6 – Blemish Removal by Thermolysis and Cryotherapy
Module 1 – Essential Dermatology for the Practice of Blemish Removal
Module 2 – Blemish Removal by Advanced Electrology – Thermo-coagulation
Module 3 – Blemish Removal by Cryotherapy
Module 4 – Client Selection, Treatment Protocols & Techniques

Unit 7 – The Principles & Practices of the Medispa Sector
This unit of study is included as standard within of the Level 4 Diploma in Advanced Skin Studies and Aesthetic Practice ( optional for all other courses). It is made up of a series of one-day short courses, seminars and workshops to provide you with the opportunity to learn from some of the most prominent practitioners in the aesthetic industry. It is designed to enable you to gain additional knowledge and insight into a wide range of subject areas not included in your level 4 course but which are of interest to your future career or business progression.

Course Delivery – Audio/visual e-learning, 8 days practical tuition and formative assessment

Course Resources – Course folder and e-learning portal

Course Assessment – Online multiple choice questions, written assessment booklets, assignment, case studies, mock examinations and final CIBTAC theory and practical examinations.

Duration – 9 – 12 months based on part-time study (10 – 12 hours per week)

Tutor Support – Email, telephone and practical tuition

Certification – ​The OFQUAL accredited CIBTAC | SALLY DURANT Level 4 Diploma in Advanced Skin Studies and Aesthetic Practice – graded at pass, merit or distinction
Course entry requirements :
Fluency in English plus one of the following:
Medical Qualification
Level 3 Beauty Therapy
Level 2 Beauty Therapy / Facial Skin Care + the CIBTAC | SALLY DURANT Level 4 Certificate in Advanced Skin Studies and The Principles of Aesthetic Practice ​​
Completion of our full Access to Aesthetics Pathway

Special Offer Available:

10% off the cost of diploma courses