VTCT (ITEC) Level 4 Award in Core of Knowledge for Laser and Light Devices is a knowledge-based qualification aimed at laser, IPL and LED technicians, who need to understand how to safely and professionally provide laser and light application treatments in the medical and aesthetics industry.




14 weeks

What does this qualification cover?

This qualification is informed by MHRA guidance in relation to safe application of laser, IPL and LED treatments. Learners must achieve the mandatory unit:

UBT449 Core of Knowledge for Laser and Light Devices

Throughout this qualification, learners will develop knowledge on the characteristics of laser, IPL and LED radiation and skin tissue reaction to laser, IPL and LED application. Additionally learners will cover hazards and precautions, safety management, safe product sourcing, risk assessments, quality assurance and relevant and associated legislation influencing the purchase and use of laser and light devices. Learners will also gain an understanding of the safe working practices required in order to protect themselves and their clients when applying laser and light devices.

Why is this qualification the most suitable?

The primary purpose of this qualification is to prepare learners to progress to further qualifications within the field of laser, IPL and LED application. This could be for hair removal, skin rejuvenation, tattoo removal or medical applications. It also provides learners with the personal growth and engagement that sits alongside learning a new skill.

Entry requirements

Basic Facial and/or Anatomy & Physiology

If you don’t meet the requirements, please contact Danielle at 07886942673.