QUALIFI LEVEL 4 CERTIFICATE IN LASER, LIGHT AND ENERGY-BASED PROCEDURES
Qualification title: Qualifi Level 4 Certificate in Laser, Light and Energy-Based Procedures
Qualification type: Occupational Qualification Level:4
Accreditation status: Accredited
Credit Equivalency: 35
Qualification number (RQF): 610/1194/0
Progression routes: • QUALIFI Level 5 Diploma in Aesthetic Practice • Employment in an associated profession.
The aim of the QUALIFI Level 4 Diploma in Aesthetic Procedures for Skin Rejuvenation and associated Certificates is to provide learners with an understanding of the knowledge and skills to carry out advanced beauty therapy/aesthetic procedures, enabling learners to gain the necessary skills and essential underpinning knowledge to work commercially as a Practitioner. The Diploma will also provide opportunities for learners to develop the necessary occupational skills and competencies to progress directly into employment or to further study. Learners will develop practical skills for a career in Advanced Beauty Therapy/Aesthetic field.
To achieve this qualification a learner must successfully complete the four mandatory units – 35 credits:
Health, safety and hygiene for aesthetic procedures
Client consultation for aesthetic procedures
Skin rejuvenation using laser, light and energy-based devices
Hair reduction using laser, light and energy-based devices
Health, safety, and hygiene for aesthetic procedures – learners will be able to apply their knowledge and understanding of implementing the essential health, safety and hygiene measures when preparing for and throughout delivery of the aesthetic procedures.
2. Client consultation for aesthetic procedures – underpins the practical technical units within the qualification/s. Learners will be able to conduct a concise consultation to determine and/or adapt the required procedure/s to meet the client’s needs and achieve the desired outcome/s.
3. Skin rejuvenation using laser, light and energy-based devices – learners will be able to use a laser, light and aesthetic energy based devices to rejuvenate the skin and reduce or remove skin imperfections and mild pigmentary conditions.
4. Hair reduction using laser, light and energy-based devices – learners will be able to use a laser, intense light sources and aesthetic energy-based devices for hair growth reduction. (This unit is not included in the Level 4 Diploma in Aesthetic Procedures for Skin Rejuvenation, however forms part of the Level 4 Certificate in Laser, Light and Energy-Based Procedures).
Approved Centres are responsible for reviewing and making decisions as to the applicant’s ability to complete the learning programme successfully and meet the demands of the qualification. The initial assessment by the centre will need to consider the support that is readily available or can be made available to meet individual learner needs as appropriate.
The qualification has been designed to be accessible without artificial barriers that restrict access. For this qualification, applicants must be aged 18 or over, who have achieved a Level 3 qualification or apprenticeship in Beauty Therapy or have equivalent qualifications and/or substantial industry experience for direct entry to Level 4.
For direct entry to the QUALIFI Level 4 Diploma in Aesthetic Procedures for Skin Rejuvenation the unit AP301 Skincare to support aesthetic procedures must be selected as one of the optional units to ensure learners have the essential underpinning knowledge for the various aesthetic procedure units within the qualification.
The aesthetic practitioner must have a First Aid at Work qualification or equivalent and be able to carry out the functions within SFHCHS36: Basic life support and know where to access life support equipment as identified in the complication management plan.