Where will this course lead?

The primary purpose of this qualification is to prepare learners for employment in the advanced aesthetic industry providing hair reduction and skin rejuvenation treatments using LASER Systems. Additionally, learners may choose to further develop their knowledge and skills by completing supplementary specialist qualifications at level 4 and 5 in IPL, Skin Needling, skin peels.

What will I study?

Core of Knowledge for Laser and Light Devices

Perform hair growth reduction using laser

Perform skin rejuvenation using laser

How will this course be delivered?

The course will be delivered practically within a salon environment with additional online theory learning completed outside of the classroom hours.

10-week course.

What qualifications will I get?

VTCT (ITEC) Level 4 Award in Core of Knowledge for Laser and Light Devices

VTCT(ITEC) Level 4 certificate in hair reduction and skin rejuvenation using laser systems

How will I be assessed?

Through assignments, case studies, external examinations for both Theory and practical.

How do I get a place on the course?

Telephone interview.

What are the entry requirements?

Level 3 Beauty therapy or equivalent recognised qualification, industry experience.

What else do I need to know?

During salon time you will be expected to be in full professional beauty therapy attire. You will need to attend outside of the timetabled time for your exam which will be given to you 12 weeks prior to the date of the exam.

What can I do after this course?

VTCT (ITEC) level 5 in Skin Peeling

VTCT (ITEC) Level 4 in Laser and Light therapy

VTCT (ITEC) Level 4 in Plasma Pen

Or any other Level 4 qualification

Work in industry within a salon, spa or self-employed as an advanced therapist for non-medical aesthetics.


Blossomfield Campus

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Part Time

Laser and Intense Pulsed Laser (IPL) Treatments Level 4 Certificate VTCT

What’s Involved?

Predicted Employment

How much can I earn?


Employment by Region

The career paths provided are to give you an idea of the careers that you could progress onto in the future. However, for some, you may need to complete higher level qualifications and gain experience before your dream job becomes a reality. The information provided is to support further research and to generate some initial career ideas when choosing a course. Please check entry requirements to degree courses, apprenticeships, and jobs as this may vary from year to year and across providers. For further advice and guidance, please contact: careers@solihull.ac.uk.