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Level 4 Hair & Beauty VTCT Certificate in Laser and Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Treatments

  • LEVEL 4
The Salon facilities.

Course Overview

This VTCT Level 4 Certificate in Laser and Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Treatments is a comprehensive vocational qualification that will advance your career as a beauty therapist. This qualification will cover how to reduce hair growth and photo rejuvenation of the skin using intense light and laser treatments.

Course Code


End Date

Fri, 04 Jul 2025

Entry Requirements

Level 3 in Beauty Therapy (Diploma) qualification and maths & English at grade 4 or above and be working within a salon/spa/clinic environment

Course information

Management of health, safety, and security in the salon
Client care and communication in beauty-related industries
Laser and light treatments for hair removal
Laser and light treatments for skin rejuvenation

One Academic Year

A combination of Tutor led demonstrations, student participation & practice, theory delivery and commercial salon that will led on to formative & summative assessments.

Throughout the duration of the course both practical, online & written assessment methods are used to
attain competence.

Level 4 VTCT Certificate in Laser and Intense Pulsed Laser (IPL) Treatments

16-19 year olds will study Maths and/or English if this GCSE is not achieved on entry. Students will attend a 5 day block of Industry placement part of their full study programme.

Once you have successfully completed this Level 4 course you will be known as an Advanced Beauty
Therapist. This qualification will lead you to higher level courses within the beauty industry and, make you
more of a desirable employee within salons, spas & clinics.
Wider employment opportunities within the Beauty sector.

Level 4

A Kit & Unifrom must be purchased within 6 weeks of enrolling for the course. Details of the Kit & Uniform are handed out during the enrollment process. Bursaries are available for those who are eligible – subject to individual assessment.