VTCT IPL Level 4 in IPL & Skin Rejuvenation

The VTCT Level 4 Certificate in Laser and Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Treatments (QCF) is an advanced qualification that has been specifically designed for beauty therapists.


This qualification is based on beauty therapy National Occupational Standards (NOS). This qualification is approved and supported by the Hairdressing and Beauty Industry Authority (HABIA), the standard setting body for hair, beauty, nails and spa qualifications.


Entry onto this qualification can be via previous attainment of a Level 3 qualification in a relevant discipline prior to undertaking this qualification. Your centre will have ensured that you have the required knowledge, understanding and skills to enrol and successfully achieve this qualification.

Why is this qualification most suitable?


This qualification is the only Level 4 qualification offered by VTCT in Laser and Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Treatments (QCF). The VTCT Level 4 Certificate in Laser and Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Treatments (QCF) is a vocationally related qualification and is focused on reducing hair growth and photo rejuvenation of the skin using intense pulse light and laser treatments. This qualification requires you to develop skills to carry out IPL and laser treatments. This qualification allows you to gather evidence in a realistic working environment or real working environment without the need for fee paying clients.


What does this qualification cover?


This qualification has been specifically designed for the 18+ age groups, builds on existing knowledge and understanding of therapy skills and will develop an enhanced repertoire of technical skills to prepare you for employment. You will have your skills assessed in a real or realistic working environment.


This qualification will require research; it includes the skills involved in providing a thorough consultation with the client to formulate a specific course of treatment, tailored to suit individual client needs, use laser an light treatments for skin rejuvenation and hair removal and to manage the health, safety and security of the salon. The full list of units is presented in the learner Record of Assessment book (ROA) (specification) and the Qualification Structure tab. All units are mandatory.


Good general education is essential as this is a demanding course. An excellent level of English is required. You must be able to speak, read, write and understand English fluently. You may be asked to sit an entry test if necessary. Entry is via initial interview. Ideally a level 3 in beauty therapy or equalivent if possible.


This will be split over a period of 6 weeks to allow sufficient time to reflect on your learning and to start your case studies with guidance.

  • Opt 2 – Daytimes Monday 10am – 4pm for the duration of 6 weeks



£1300 plus an assessment fee of £94.00

A deposit of £250 is required upon enrolment and the balance can be paid on conclusion of the theory content.


The Academy of Beauty Therapy offers industry-recognised qualifications and at the completion of your course and providing that you provided sufficient evidence your will be awarded the following qualifications:

  •        ·       VTCT level 4 Diploma in IPL & Skin Rejuvenation - Awarded by VTCT Examination Board
  •        ·       Certificate in IPL & Skin Rejuvenation   - Awarded by The Academy of Beauty Therapy 

Both of which will enable you to obtain insurance from any recognised Insurance Company.


Kit lists are available upon request.

Uniform - Tunic, Black Trousers, Closed shoes.


Bookings can be made by the following methods:

TELEPHONE -  Calling the Academy on 01962 733352

EMAIL           -  enquiries@theacademyofbeautytherapy.co.uk

ONLINE         -  Please see below.



VTCT Level 4 IPL & Skin Rejuvenation Course