VTCT Certificate in IPL (Laser for skin rejuvenation and hair removal) (PLA)

L4 Level 4
Part Time
3 October 2022 — 12 December 2022
City Centre Campus, Cardiff
PLA: This course is free for employed adults eligible for a Personal Learning Account (PLA). To see if you could be eligible for a PLA go to www.cavc.ac.uk/PartTimeFunding - For a full list of PLA courses go to www.cavc.ac.uk/PLA

About this course

The Level 4 Certificate in Laser and Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Treatments is a vocationally related qualification and is focused on reducing hair growth and photo rejuvenation of the skin using intense light and laser treatments.

In this qualification you will develop an understanding of managing safe working practices and how to identify and control hazards. You will also learn how to identify hair and skin conditions and those clients suitable for intense light and laser system treatments.

All learners will be required to always wear full Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) whilst in the salons and clinic. Full uniform, to be purchased by learner. This includes tunic, trousers and flat enclosed shoes.

The following will be supplied by college:

Face Mask
Visor
Plastic Apron
Surgical Gloves

This FREE course is only available to adults that are eligible for a Personal Learning Account (PLA). Personal Learning Accounts, funded by the Welsh Government, are available to employed adults living in Wales that wish to develop skills to progress or change career. 
Find out if you're eligible today.

What you will study

  • Management of health, safety and security in the salon.
  • Client care and communication in beauty related industries. 
  • Laser and light treatments for hair removal. 
  • Laser and light treatments for skin rejuvenation.
  • Intense Pulsed Light unit on site in the clinic.
  • Covid 19 – Prevent infection Qualification


Continuous assessment including practical assessments and exams.

Full completion of set theory projects, and practical observations are required to complete the course.

Teaching and assessment

  • Continuous assessment including practical assessments and exams

Important points

  • The College welcomes contact with parents/guardians of students who are under 18
  • Additional support is available for students with learning difficulties and disabilities
  • Cardiff and Vale College is committed to inclusion and values diversity. We are determined to promote equality of opportunity and to treat everyone fairly and with respect
  • Cardiff and Vale College reserves the right to make changes to this course without prior notice
  • All courses are accurate at the time of upload or print
  • Courses can only run if there are sufficient numbers
  • Please note, if you choose three or more course choices, then you may be referred for a careers appointment first. This does not apply to A Level or GCSE choices.

Entry requirements

Applicants must have a Level 3 Beauty qualification. This must include the Facial Electrical unit. Proof of Certification is required and a successful interview & current CV (Curriculum Vitae) provided before enrolment is approved. Suited to Therapists currently within the Beauty Industry, looking to expand current skills set or business.

Key information

Start date

3 October 2022

End date

12 December 2022

Time of day

Day Time

Part Time

5 hours per week

Location

City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Maps & directions
PLA: This course is free for employed adults eligible for a Personal Learning Account (PLA). To see if you could be eligible for a PLA go to www.cavc.ac.uk/PartTimeFunding - For a full list of PLA courses go to www.cavc.ac.uk/PLA

Course code

HBCC4P11
L4

Qualification

VTCT Level 4 Certificate in Laser and Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Treatments
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Ever since I can remember I have always enjoyed doing hair and beauty. Through the contacts that one of our tutors had, I obtained a job working in a spa. The practical skills I have gained from studying at CAVC have been amazing.

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Studied Beauty and Spa Therapy Level 3

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