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Focus Awards Level 4 Certificate in Chemical Skin Peeling Treatments

Qualification Purpose

The aim of the Focus Awards Level 4 Certificate in Chemical Skin Peeling Treatments (RQF) is to provide learners with the knowledge and skills required to safely provide chemical skin peels.

Age Ranges: Entry is at the discretion of the centre. However, learners should be aged 18 to undertake this qualification.

Geographical Coverage: This qualification is available in England.

Learner Entry Requirements: Learners must have previously completed and achieved an anatomy and physiology qualification at a minimum of Level 4, with a core knowledge of facial anatomy and experience of investigative consultation.

Students will learn:

Fitzpatrick Skin Type Classification Scale

Explain cosmetic skin peel agents, and how to use and adapt these for different conditions and types of skin

Evaluate cosmetic skin peeling 

Explain the pH scale and its effects on the chemical skin peeling treatment

Compare the effects of Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHA), Beta Hydroxy Acids (BHA) and Poly Hydroxy Acids (PHA)

Explain the restrictions of chemical peeling agents, the parameters that an aesthetics practitioner must adhere to, and the importance of compliance

Compare different types of skin peels and the potential for chemical agents to cause harm 

Explain the chemical peel application process and safety precautions that must be adhered to

 Evaluate the benefits of skin priming and explain adaptions which should be considered when treating scale 4-6 skin types on the Fitzpatrick classification scale

Explain possible contra-actions relevant to skin peeling

Explain types of aftercare products available and their benefits post- treatment

Be able to plan for chemical skin peeling treatments. Use appropriate methods of consultation, obtaining written and signed informed consent of the client

Cost £795

Enroll for £395 remaining balance paid on the morning of practical attendance at the academy. This course requires assignments and assessments to pass  

Focus Awards Level 4 Certificate in Chemical Skin Needling Treatments

Qualification Purpose

The aim of the Focus Awards Level 4 Certificate in Skin Needling Treatments (ROF) is to provide learners with the knowledge and skills required to safely plan and provide skin needling treatments to clients.

Age Ranges: Entry is at the discretion of the centre. However, learners should be aged 18 to undertake this qualification.

Geographical Coverage: This qualification is available in England.

Learner Entry Requirements: Learners must have previously completed and achieved an anatomy and physiology qualification at a minimum of Level 4, with a core knowledge of facial anatomy and experience of investigative consultations.

Students will learn: 

Explain how to identify the client’s needs

Explain preparation requirements

Explain the requirements for safe and effective treatment 

Identify the benefits of skin needling treatments

Explain the process of skin needling treatments

Explain legislation for skin needling treatments

Describe possible side effects of skin needling treatments

Explain how to adapt skin needling treatments

Be able to plan for skin needling treatments. Use appropriate methods of consultation, obtaining written and signed informed consent of the client Use appropriate questions to identify any contraindications

 Carry out a skin analysis

Recommend appropriate treatments to suit the client’s needs . Agree a treatment plan with the client and explain the process of the treatment 2.8 Select equipment and products suitable for the agreed treatment

Be able to carry out skin needling treatments

Select products, tools and equipment to suit client treatment needs, skin types, and conditions 

Use appropriate equipment

Prepare the skin for the treatment

Safely carry out the treatment

Cost £795

Enroll for £395 remaining balance paid on the morning of practical attendance at the academy. This course requires assignments and assessments to pass.


Combined Level 4 Chemical peel and Micro-needling Course £1,500 

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