Focus Awards Level 4 Certificate in Micropigmentation (RQF)
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.
Entry is at the discretion of the centre however, learners should be 18+to undertake this qualification.
This qualification is available in England.
Reasonable Adjustments and Special Considerations
Please refer to the Focus Awards ‘Reasonable Adjustments and Special Considerations Policy’.
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
➢ Record of oral and written questioning
➢ Learner and peer reports
➢ Recognition of prior learning (RPL)
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