VTCT Level 4 Laser & IPL Treatments

Qualification code: 500/9034/3
Credit Value: 31




£ 1350 (plus £250 for Registration, Exam & Tunic)


Level 3 or Level 3 Facial Electrics

Summary Description of Course

  • Become a Laser Aesthetician providing Laser Hair Removal and Laser Skin Treatments. Internationally recognised NVQ Level 4 Laser & Light Qualification awarded by VTCT.
  • Necessary for anyone wanting to gain entry into the Aesthetic world of Lasers and IPL. The course satisfies Insurance requirements and Council Regulations.
  • Qualifies you to perform Laser & IPL treatments for Hair Removal & Skin treatments. It focuses on reducing hair growth and improving skin conditions such as Rosacea, Acne, Veins, Pigmentation & Skin Ageing using Laser and IPL systems.
  • Gold standard qualification will open up endless career opportunities from working for a Laser clinic to opening your own Clinic.
  • The course will be delivered in running clinics by our highly experienced practitioners with a heavy emphasis on practical skills. We know the Laser industry inside out and can provide you unbiased information on the best laser equipment as well as Consultancy for opening your own Clinic.

You’ll walk away with

A VTCT Qualification in NVQ Level 4 Laser & Light & Knowledge of:
  • Identification of Fitzpatrick Skin Types
  • Laser & IPL Hair Reduction
  • Pigmentation - sunspots & Freckles Removal
  • Vein Removal (Face & Legs)
  • Skin Tightening Treatments
  • IPL Treatments for Sun damage, Acne, Rosacea & Rejuvenation

What’s Next?

  • Laser Tattoo Removal
  • Advanced Laser Diploma

Level 4 Laser & Light Treatments

  • This is a vocationally related qualification and is focused on reducing hair growth and photo rejuvenation of the skin using intense light and laser treatments.
  • In this qualification, you will develop an understanding of managing safe working practices and how to identify and control hazards.
  • You will also learn how to identify hair and skin conditions and those clients suitable for intense light and laser system treatments.
  • This qualification has been mapped to the relevant NOS and is accredited on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF).
  • The course will cover both theory and practice, which will be delivered by experienced Laser/IPL technicians.
  • At the end of this course, you will reach a very high level of competence at performing Hair Removal and Skin Treatments using Lasers and IPL.
  • You will be able to make an informed decision as to which Laser/IPL course will be suitable for your Salon/Clinic/Surgery.
  • Our training is completely independent, and we do not work for or with any Laser/IPL manufacturing companies.
  • We are a running clinic; therefore, you will be able to gain plenty of practical experience to get you started in this field.
  • On the successful completion of the course, you will be trained to provide expert Laser and IPL treatments.
  • This qualification will satisfy any legal requirements and allow you to gain insurance, therefore, work legally within the industry.


Lectures / Seminars

Our trainers are leading professionals in the Beauty, Laser and IPL.

Lectures are delivered by experienced Educators.



Our trainers work with Laser/IPL day in day out, so you will receive the most up to date information. Our courses are run in a specialised Laser / IPL training organisations. We have a number of different Laser /IPL equipment from different manufacturers, so you can get practical hands-on experience using different devices.


Group Work

You will work in groups to perform consultations and role plays. This breaks the theory up and makes the course a lot more fun and interesting. It refines the understanding of the subject area and allows the opportunity to give and receive feedback on performance.



Discussions are encouraged throughout the training, this allows reflective thinking, which leads to a deeper understanding of the subject area. There are a lot of differing opinions on the types of Lasers, and parameters to use and a discussion clarifies any issues.



This satisfies the theory part of the qualification. Assignments will need to be completed for each of the modules. We will provide you with detailed course material that will allow you to complete the assignments. You can work on the assignments at your own pace. However the quicker you complete them, the quicker you will receive your qualification. 100% support and help will be provided for you to complete this part of the study programme.



This satisfies the practical part of the qualification. You will be required to perform treatments on real clients under assessment conditions. We will ensure that you are 100% ready for this part of the course by providing you with enough practical experience. You will perform Hair removal treatments using Laser and IPL and Skin tightening, Skin rejuvenation, Red blood spots, Rosacea, Vein removal and Pigmented lesions removal using Lasers.



As part of this course, you will be required to produce a portfolio. All evidence will need to be documented in the portfolio and cross-referred to unit outcomes.

Constructing the portfolio should not be left to the end, and we will help you to do this step by step as you go along on this course.


Independent Study

You will be required to perform some independent study on this course. This will enable you to tailor the general course materials to your own interests and requirements and develop your learning style.


Work Experience

We offer short work experience days for all our students. Students will be placed in one of our 5 running clinics. This is an invaluable experience and will enable you to secure a job.


Real Running Clinic

We go beyond the syllabus. All our courses take place in a real clinic environment. We believe it is important for Learners to have the opportunity to learn as if they were in a real clinic/salon environment, particularly because this qualification leads to employment in such a client-centered and service orientated sector.


Models Provided

You don’t need to worry about providing models during your practical training with us. Unlike other training schools, we are a running clinic and you will have the opportunity to work on our clients.



Our Trainers are leaders in the Beauty and Laser Industry. They can pass on years of knowledge and their practical experience to you. We have endless testimonials on students who have trained with us.


Our Courses

Our courses are internationally recognised and will satisfy insurance requirements. We will ensure that you reach a high standard of education and are competent in your chosen subject of study so you can move straight into the job industry. Most of our students’ secure jobs or set out to open their own salons or clinics.


Careers Support

We will provide you with further ongoing support and we are there to help you reach your goals, whether its securing a job with a top chain clinic or salon or opening your dream clinic.


Student Portal

You will gain access to our Student Portal that will support you throughout your study. This student portal has all the Lectures and other resources and materials and Assignments to help complete your portfolio.


Online Student Shop

We have an online shop with a student discount to purchase your own kits and any supplies you require.


Servicing Contracts for Lasers

We provide a full servicing contract for all Laser and IPL equipment so can give you an idea on cost and consumables you will require with your Laser and IPL equipment.


LPA Services

We provide core knowledge courses alongside our Laser courses and provide LPA Services. An LPA is a Laser Protection Advisor who will check your laser room is safe and write your clinic local rules. This is a requirement for local council and Insurance purposes.


Clinic Consultancy

Bespoke one to one consultation on how to open your own Clinic and advise on purchasing correct equipment and products. We also offer Franchise opportunities of our London Laser Clinic Chain.


Help with Lease & Purchase of Laser Equipment

We work closely with top manufacturers in the Aesthetic Industry and provide refurbished equipment. We can sit with you to find the most suitable equipment for your needs, this depends on your budget, market demographics, your specialisation and other factors.


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31-32 Eastcastle Street
      London W1W 8DL

398 East Park Road
Leicester LE5 5HH

31-32 Eastcastle Street London W1W 8DL

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