Focus Awards Level 4 Certificate in Laser and Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Treatments (RQF)

Focus Awards Level 4 Certificate in Laser and Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Treatments (RQF)

Price: £1,200 exc VAT

Qualification Details
QAN: 603/3322/4
TQT: 310
GLH: 220
Credit: 31

Qualification Purpose

The Focus Awards Level 4 Certificate in Laser and Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Treatments (RQF) is aimed at beauty therapists looking to specialise in laser treatments. The qualification will provide learners with the knowledge and understanding required in order to provide laser and intense pulsed light treatment to the general public. The qualification focuses on reducing hair growth and photo rejuvenation of the skin using laser and intense pulsed light (IPL). The qualification will also cover; safe working practices, identifying and controlling hazards, identifying hair and skin conditions and those clients suitable for intense light and laser system treatments.

A learner must have previously completed a Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy 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 must be at least 18 to undertake this qualification.

This qualification is available in England and Northern Ireland.

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

The Focus Awards Level 4 Certificate in Laser and Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Treatments (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)

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

➢ Level 4 Award in Physiology for Advanced Beauty Therapy

➢ Level 4 Certificate in Salon Management

➢ Level 4 Diploma in Advanced Beauty Therapy

Once a learner has achieved all the required units, a pass is awarded

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

To successfully achieve the Focus Awards Level 4 Certificate in Laser and Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Treatments (RQF) learners must complete all the mandatory units totalling 31 Credits.

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

  • Client care and communication in beauty related industries T/601/4457 3 28 3

  • Laser and light treatments for hair removal F/617/0940 4 74 10

  • Laser and light treatments for skin rejuvenation J/617/0941 4 74 10

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