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Course Overview

The BTEC L5 Certificate in Laser & Light Therapies provides a knowledge based route of learning for practitioners in the medical, beauty and aesthetic industries.
This qualification gives delegates the opportunity to:

  • Develop an understanding of the features of lasers and light, hazards and controls of lasers and light such as legislation, controls and regulations and risk.
  • Tissue interaction with lasers, light and electromagnetic radiation and correct principles and procedure for client consultation and for obtaining valid consent.
  • Develop skills in communication, record keeping, interpreting specifications and use of equipment
  •  Learn about hair and tattoo removal, non-ablative and vascular treatments
  • Develop their own personal growth and engagement in learning

The course consists of 9 units of which the first five are ran consecutively over three days, units 6 -9 will be ran on the following dates:

Unit 6: Principles of Hair Removal

  • 23rd April 2018
  • 2nd October 2018

Unit 7: Non Ablative Water Targeting

  • 24th April 2018
  • 3rd October 2018

Unit 8: Tattoo Removal

  • 25th April 2018
  • 4th October 2018

Unit 9: Vascular Treatments

  • 26th April2018
  • 5th October 2018
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Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course the delegates will feel confident in their knowledge and understanding of the following areas:
Day 1: Unit 1 (Laser and Light Sectors) & Unit 2 (Features of Lasers and Light)
Day 2: Unit 4 (Light, laser and EM interactions with tissue)
Day 3: Unit 3 (Hazards and controls of lasers and light) & Unit 5 (Consultation and Consent)
Day 4: Unit 6 (Principles of hair removal)
Day 5: Unit 7 (Non ablative water targeting)
Day 6: Unit 8 (Tattoo removal)
Day 7: Unit 9 (Vascular treatments)

Course Qualifications/Units

Candidates will be rewarded with a BTEC Level 5 Certificate in Lasers & Light following successful assessment through assignments, worksheets and activities/exercises and a work based project.
Candidates will have up to 3 months from completion of their theory days to complete their project.

Who Can Attend

Beauty professionals, Doctors, Nurses and anyone who has the new BTEC L4  or Level 5 Qualification and wants to progress.

Entry Criteria

New BTEC L4 Award in Lasers & Light
New BTEC L5 Award in Lasers & Light Therapies
Delegates that hold other professional qualifications and has extensive experience in the sector will be able to go straight onto the Certificate – delegates taking this path will need to
undertake an initial assessment and interview to confirm eligibility

Course Information

You will receive comprehensive course material, delegate packs and workbooks detailing all the information needed throughout the course.

We will also provide sources of reference material during and after your course.
Throughout the day we will provide refreshments and lunch.

Our first class facility at Mapperley Park offers wheelchair access and Wi-Fi

Additional Infomation

Maximum Attendees: 20

Duration: 7 day course – 9:30 – 17:00

Course Location:

Mapperley Park Aesthetics Training Academy

395 Mansfield Road



Fee: £ 3200 + VAT