CIBTAC Level 4 Certificate in Laser and Intense Pulse Light for skin Rejuvenation  

 

CIBTAC The Confederation of International Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (CIBTAC) was established in 1977 as the education arm of The British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (BABTAC). We are a not-for-profit organisation, continually reinvesting our income for the benefit of our accredited Centres and their Learners.

 

Introduction

  • This qualification is listed in the Ofqual register of qualifications. The CIBTAC Level 4 Certificate in Laser and Intense Pulsed Light for Skin Rejuvenation provides knowledge and practical competence in laser and intense pulsed light skin rejuvenation treatments.

 

 

Entry requirements

Learners will have a Level 3 beauty therapy qualification or CIBTAC Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of Cosmetic Practice and/or be working in the beauty/aesthetics industry, be a nurse, doctor or other health care professional, however they may also be taking this course as a way of gaining access to the sector.

Learners are required to be 18 years of age. For Learners taking the qualification in England there is an additional requirement of Core of knowledge training to ensure this meets with English insurance requirements. In line with government recommendations, they should normally have: 5 GCSEs at grade C and above including Maths, English and a Core Science plus one of the following, recognising the value of non-traditional vocational qualifications in this field:

 · one A-Level or equivalent, a level 3 accredited qualification from an Awarding Organisation ina relevant subject, e.g. Beauty Therapy, Access course Skills for Health bridging programme

 · for Learners who have not achieved secondary education-level qualifications, work experience may count toward entry, e.g. through submission of a portfolio of evidence, but prior work experience should not be a requirement for entry. Applicants must demonstrate ability to study at Level 4

 · if English is not the applicant’s first language, an English language level of International English Language Testing System (IELTS) 6.5 or 7.0 (depending on the education provider’s requirements) in all components or equivalent will be required 

 

Initial assessment and induction

Approved Centres will need to undertake an initial assessment of each Learner prior to the start of their programme to make sure that the level and type of qualification is appropriate. The initial assessment should identify any specific needs that the Learner may have and the support and guidance they will require when working towards the achievement of their qualification. CIBTAC recommends that Learners undertake a relevant induction programme to familiarise them with the requirements of the qualification they will be undertaking, their responsibilities as Learners and the responsibilities of the approved Centre. A learning contract or professional development plan may be useful in this respect.

 

 

CIBTAC Level 4 certificate in laser and intense pulse light for skin rejuvenation

There are 4 key areas within the programme of learning within which the syllabus is contextualised specifically for the beauty industry, which are

 · health and safety

 · anatomy and physiology

 · client consultation and care

 · laser and intense pulsed light treatments for skin rejuvenation 

 

 

Practical Elements

· follow health, safety and environmental working practices

· communicate effectively with Clients

· provide effective Client care and consultation

 · prepare for and provide laser and intense pulsed light for skin rejuvenation 

 

 

 

Knowledge Elements

· know and understand the requirements for regulatory compliance and effective working practices when providing treatments

· know and understand the health, safety and hygiene requirements when providing treatments

 · know the procedure for carrying out risk assessments and implementing findings

· know the environmental and workplace requirements for the clinic/practitioner

· know and understand the systems of the body, their interdependence on each other and how they can affect non-medical aesthetic treatments

 · know the structure and function of the skin

· understand the signs, symptoms and pathophysiology of diseases and disorders relevant to nonmedical aesthetic practice

· apply anatomy and physiology knowledge to the treatment planning process for non-medical aesthetic practice

· know and understand the requirements for professional practice

 · know and understand the requirements for effective treatment planning

· provide effective after treatment procedures, advice and recommendations

 

 

Progression

CIBTAC’s Level 4 Certificate in Laser and Intense Pulsed Light for Skin Rejuvenation is a natural progression from Level 2 and Level 3 beauty therapy qualifications. Achievement of the CIBTAC Level 4 Certificate in Laser and Intense Pulsed Light for Skin Rejuvenation will also provide progression to

  • Level 4 Certificate in Laser and Intense Pulsed Light for Hair Growth Reduction

  • Level 5 Award in Laser Tattoo Removal offered by CIBTAC and other awarding organisations regulated by Ofqual

 

 

Assessment Strategy

CIBTAC qualifications are assessed externally by practical examinations and Multiple Choice Theory papers 9.2 The assessment methodology consists of 2 parts, namely: Part 1 will consist of a Multiple Choice Theory examination paper. The features of the MCQ test are:

· the formats of MCQs will be determined by the domain of learning (Knowledge, Understanding, and Application) on which the Learner is to be assessed

· the MCQ paper will consist of 70 questions covering the mandatory units

· each MCQ paper will be composed of MCQs with 1 correct answer and 3 distractors

· results of the MCQ assessment will be made available to Centres within 6 weeks following the exam date

 · Learners will be required to gain a minimum of 60% in each unit to pass Part 2, the practical is a synoptic assessment carried out by a CIBTAC Examiner. The features of the practical examination are:

· the mandatory units of this qualification have a practical exam time of 1 Hour 30 minutes

· within the practical observation the Examiner will observe the consultation, Client care, health and safety and appearance and marks will be awarded for all these areas

 · some areas require minimum marks to be achieved. Failure to achieve the minimum will result in failure of the unit and this may need to be retaken at another date

 

(the pass mark for the practical is 60% for each unit)

 

Grading Scheme

Externally assessed units will be graded, the grades given will encompass both written and practical examinations and will be awarded as shown below. The overall grade for the qualification will be determined by the grades achieved for all units carrying an external assessment.

Grade thresholds may be subject to change

 

 

Qualification time constraints

  • CIBTAC offers a lifetime registration fee. Learners are allocated a Unique CIBTAC ID and this will appear on all certificates

  • Learners have 3 years to complete a full qualification, subject to it being offered by an approved Centre; however it is normally anticipated that the CIBTAC Level 4 Certificate in Laser and Intense Pulsed Light for Skin Rejuvenation will be completed within one academic year. Learners may complete the qualification more quickly subject to the assessments being made available by the approved Centre

  •  Learners are permitted to sit 2 re-sits in unsuccessful units in the 2 years following the initial exam. If they are still unsuccessful after that, the Learner must re-register for these units and complete the course of study again, before sitting the complete examination. This applies to both practical and theory aspects. A unit certificate will be provided for all successfully completed units

CIBTAC Level 4 Certificate in Laser and Intense Pulse Light for Hair Growth Reduction   

 

CIBTAC The Confederation of International Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (CIBTAC) was established in 1977 as the education arm of The British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (BABTAC). We are a not-for-profit organisation, continually reinvesting our income for the benefit of our accredited Centres and their Learners.

 

Introduction

  • This qualification is listed in the Ofqual register of qualifications. The CIBTAC Level 4 Certificate in Laser and Intense Pulsed Light for Skin Rejuvenation provides knowledge and practical competence in laser and intense pulsed light skin rejuvenation treatments.

 

 

Entry requirements

Learners will have a Level 3 beauty therapy qualification or CIBTAC Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of Cosmetic Practice and be working in the beauty/aesthetics industry. Learners are required to be 18 years of age. In addition to the prerequisite qualification requirements, evidence must be presented to the examiner to show

 · Current knowledge of anatomy and physiology at Level 3 (within the last 6 months). For Learners who have not immediately progressed from a Level 3 beauty therapy qualification or CIBTAC Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of Cosmetic Practice, the Centre must evidence current knowledge in the form of a written test or assignment. In line with government recommendations Learners should normally have: 5 GCSEs at grade C and above including Maths, English and a Core Science plus one of the following, recognising the value of non-traditional vocational qualifications in this field:

 · one A-Level or equivalent, a level 3 accredited qualification from an Awarding Organisation in a relevant subject, e.g. Beauty Therapy, Access course Skills for Health bridging programme

 · for Learners who have not achieved secondary education-level qualifications, work experience may count toward entry, e.g. through submission of a portfolio of evidence, but prior work experience should not be a requirement for entry. Applicants must demonstrate ability to study at Level 4

· if English is not the applicant’s first language, an English language level of International English Language Testing System (IELTS) 6.5 or 7.0 (depending on the education provider’s requirements) in all components or equivalent will be required

 

Initial assessment and induction

Approved Centres will need to undertake an initial assessment of each Learner prior to the start of their programme to make sure that the level and type of qualification is appropriate. The initial assessment should identify any specific needs that the Learner may have and the support and guidance they will require when working towards the achievement of their qualification. CIBTAC recommends that Learners undertake a relevant induction programme to familiarise them with the requirements of the qualification they will be undertaking, their responsibilities as Learners and the responsibilities of the approved Centre. A learning contract or professional development plan may be useful in this respect.

 

CIBTAC Level 4 Certificate in Laser and Intense Pulse Light for Hair Growth Reduction

There are 4 key areas within the programme of learning within which the syllabus is contextualised specifically for the beauty industry, which are

 · health and safety

 · anatomy and physiology

 · client consultation and care

 · laser and intense pulsed light treatments for hair growth reduction 

 

 

Practical Elements

· follow health, safety and environmental working practices

· communicate effectively with Clients

· provide effective Client care and consultation

 · prepare for and provide laser and intense pulsed light for hair growth reduction 

 

 

 

Knowledge Elements

· know and understand the requirements for regulatory compliance and effective working practices when providing treatments

· know and understand the health, safety and hygiene requirements when providing treatments

 · know the procedure for carrying out risk assessments and implementing findings

· know the environmental and workplace requirements for the clinic/practitioner

· know and understand the systems of the body, their interdependence on each other and how they can affect non-medical aesthetic treatments

 · know the structure and function of the skin

· understand the signs, symptoms and pathophysiology of diseases and disorders relevant to nonmedical aesthetic practice

· apply anatomy and physiology knowledge to the treatment planning process for non-medical aesthetic practice

· know and understand the requirements for professional practice

 · know and understand the requirements for effective treatment planning

· provide effective after treatment procedures, advice and recommendations

 

 

Progression

CIBTAC’s Level 4 Certificate in Laser and Intense Pulsed Light for hair growth reduction is a natural progression from Level 2 and Level 3 beauty therapy qualifications. Achievement of the CIBTAC Level 4 Certificate in Laser and Intense Pulsed Light for hair growth reduction will also provide progression to

  • Level 4 Certificate in Laser and Intense Pulsed Light for skin rejuvination

  • Level 5 Award in Laser Tattoo Removal offered by CIBTAC and other awarding organisations regulated by Ofqual

 

Assessment Strategy

CIBTAC qualifications are assessed externally by practical examinations and Multiple Choice Theory papers 9.2 The assessment methodology consists of 2 parts, namely: Part 1 will consist of a Multiple Choice Theory examination paper. The features of the MCQ test are:

· the formats of MCQs will be determined by the domain of learning (Knowledge, Understanding, and Application) on which the Learner is to be assessed

· the MCQ paper will consist of 70 questions covering the mandatory units

· each MCQ paper will be composed of MCQs with 1 correct answer and 3 distractors

· results of the MCQ assessment will be made available to Centres within 6 weeks following the exam date

 · Learners will be required to gain a minimum of 60% in each unit to pass Part 2, the practical is a synoptic assessment carried out by a CIBTAC Examiner. The features of the practical examination are:

· the mandatory units of this qualification have a practical exam time of 1 Hour 30 minutes

· within the practical observation the Examiner will observe the consultation, Client care, health and safety and appearance and marks will be awarded for all these areas

 · some areas require minimum marks to be achieved. Failure to achieve the minimum will result in failure of the unit and this may need to be retaken at another date

 

(The pass mark for the practical is 60% for each unit)

 

Grading Scheme

Externally assessed units will be graded, the grades given will encompass both written and practical examinations and will be awarded as shown below. The overall grade for the qualification will be determined by the grades achieved for all units carrying an external assessment.

Grade thresholds may be subject to change

 

 

Qualification time constraints

  • CIBTAC offers a lifetime registration fee. Learners are allocated a Unique CIBTAC ID and this will appear on all Awards

  • Learners have 3 years to complete a full qualification, subject to it being offered by an approved Centre; however, it is normally anticipated that the CIBTAC Level 4 Award in Laser and Intense Pulsed Light for Hair Growth Reduction will be completed within one academic year. Learners may complete the qualification more quickly subject to the assessments being made available by the approved Centre

  • Learners are permitted to sit 2 re-sits in unsuccessful units in the 2 years following the initial exam. If they are still unsuccessful after that, the Learner must re-register for these units and complete the course of study again, before sitting the complete examination. This applies to both practical and theory aspects. A unit Award will be provided for all successfully completed units

Course duration : 6 - 8 months 

Course price - £2000

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