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VTCT Level 4 Diploma in Advanced Beauty Therapy

What will I learn?

Why study@ Sussex Coast College?

  • Our tutors are fully qualified teachers with years of industry experience
  • We have a dedicated IPL Laser room and commercial salon for you to build your experience and put your theory into practice
  • We have excellent links with national and regional holistic spas and salons, all looking for highly qualified individuals who can perform advanced treatment techniques

About this course

During this course you will focus on learning advanced beauty treatment techniques. Building on your knowledge from Level 3, you will learn the theories behind reducing hair growth, learn more about dermatology and microbiology, understand the physiology of ageing, learn the advanced techniques of skin rejuvenation and hair removal through intense laser and light treatments, advanced microdermabrasion, and also improve your knowledge of product chemistry in our science labs.

  • Advanced microdermabrasion
  • Laser and IPL treatment for skin rejuvenation and hair removal
  • Dermatology and microbiology
  • Physiology of ageing
  • Chemistry of hair and beauty products
  • Health, safety and security in salons
  • Research, management, and marketing in the beauty sector
  • Salon management and client care

What could I progress on to?

On successful completion of the courses you will be ready to enter into the world of advanced beauty treatments, having the skills and knowledge to work in skin care clinics and Med- Spas. You may also wish to continue in education and complete a management or marketing degree.

Additional Course Details for 18/19

If you have any questions please contact Student Services on (01424) 458475 or if available use the Enquiry button.

  • Course code 18099
    Course name Level 4 Diploma in Advanced Beauty Therapy
    Study mode Part-Time
    Days Monday + Tuesday
    Times 09:00 to 17:00
    16-18 fee £0.00
    Entitlement Waiver £0.00
    Full Cost Fees £3449.00
    Start date 24/09/18
    Duration 36 week (s)

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