Electrolysis / Epilation


This advanced course provides you with the skills to perform epilation on clients wanting to permanently remove unwanted hair. Clients require several treatments making this an excellent skill to increase your revenue and gain new clients.

* It is important to ask both your insurance provider and your local council for legal requirements before enrolling on this course.


  • Hygiene, Health & safety
  • Related legislation
  • Anatomy & physiology
  • Contra-indications & contra actions
  • Consultations, record keeping & medical referral
  • Preparation of room, equipment & client
  • Epilation machines and equipment required
  • Diathermy & blend methods
  • Practical Techniques
  • Aftercare advice


NVQ Level 2 or equilivent, but a 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.

This is a 2 day course, after which you will need to complete 10 case studies. Then you will invited back within 4 weeks to complete your three assessments and two multiple choice tests

.A deposit of £80.00 is required upon enrolment and the balance can be paid on the day.

We can now offer this course as a long distance learning course please ask for more details.



There are three different qualifications you can obtain and depending on what route you choose this will reflect on the price.


The Academy of Beauty Therapy Certification 


£475.00 plus assessment fee of £50 

NVQ unit award in Epilation


 £600.00 plus assessment fee of £50 



VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Epilation



 £600 plus assessment fee of £100 





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:


NVQ unit award in Epilation - Awarded by VTCT Examination Board

Certificate in Epiation - Awarded by The Academy of Beauty Therapy

 Level 3 Certificate in Epilation - Awarded by VTCT Examination Board


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



Uniform - Tunic, Black Trousers, Closed shoes.

A complete product and equipment kit is necessary - Please ask for more details


Bookings can be made by the following methods:

TELEPHONE -  Calling the Academy on 01962 733352

EMAIL           -  enquiries@theacademyofbeautytherapy.co.uk

ONLINE         -  Select from the choices below and proceed to the checkout