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Focus Awards Level 4 Certificate in Micropigmentation (RQF)

Qualification Details

QAN: 603/3843/X

TQT: 320

GLH: 169

Credit: 32

Qualification Purpose

The Focus Awards Level 4 Certificate in Micropigmentation (RQF) is aimed at those learners who are experienced beauty therapists and looking to add a specialism to their portfolio of skills. The purpose of Focus Awards Level 4 Certificate in Micropigmentation (RQF) aims to provide learners with the knowledge, understanding and skills needed to prepare and provide safely, micropigmentation treatment.

Learner Entry Requirements

A learner must have previously completed a level 3 Beauty Therapy related qualification, other than this Focus Awards do not set any other entry requirements for the qualification; however other requirements may be required by the centre.

Age Ranges

Entry is at the discretion of the centre however, learners should be 18+to undertake this qualification.

Geographical Coverage

This qualification is available in England.

Reasonable Adjustments and Special Considerations

Please refer to the Focus Awards ‘Reasonable Adjustments and Special Considerations Policy’.


Assessment Methods

The Focus Awards Level 4 Certificate in Micropigmentation (RQF) is internally assessed. Each learner is required to create a portfolio of evidence which demonstrates achievement of all the learning outcomes and assessment criteria associated with each unit.

The main pieces of evidence for the portfolio could include;

➢ Assessor observation

➢ Witness Testimony

➢ Learner product

➢ Worksheets

➢ Assignments/projects/reports

➢ Record of oral and written questioning

➢ Learner and peer reports

➢ Recognition of prior learning (RPL)


Progression Routes

Learners wishing to progress from this qualification can undertake the following qualifications:

➢ Level 4 Certificate in Laser and Intense Pulsed Light


➢ Level 4 Award in Physiology for Advanced Beauty Therapy

➢ Level 4 Certificate in Salon Management

➢ Level 4 Diploma in Permanent Hair Removal and Skin


➢ Level 4 Diploma in Advanced Beauty Therapy

➢ Level 4 Diploma in Salon Management


Once all the units have been achieved, a pass is awarded.

Useful websites and supporting materials

National Occupational Standards

Where there are links to national occupational standards they have been identified in each of the units.


Qualification Structure/Rules of Combination

To successfully achieve the Focus Awards Level 4 Certificate in Micropigmentation (RQF) learners must complete all the mandatory units totalling 32 credits.


-(Unit title/Unit reference/Level/GLH/Credit)

  • Management of health, safety and security in the salon A/617/0936 4 44 8

  • Quality management of client care in the hair and beauty sector K/617/3492 4 50 12

  • Enhance appearance using micropigmentation treatment H/617/3491 4 75 12


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