The VTCT (ITEC) Level 4 Certificate in Skin Needling is an advanced therapy qualification aimed at level 3 qualified practitioners aged 18 and over, who wish to add this therapy to their repertoire of treatment offerings.
Learners are required to hold a level 3 beauty therapy qualification or equivalent.
What does this qualification cover?
This qualification is informed by employers and national occupational standards for beauty therapy and includes all the required elements to work effectively as a fully commercial skin needling practitioner. Learners must achieve all mandatory units which include:
- Principles and practice of non-medical aesthetic therapies
- Advanced consultation for non-medical aesthetic therapies
- Advanced skin care for non-medical aesthetic therapies
- Provide cosmetic skin needling treatments
Throughout this qualification, learners will develop their knowledge and understanding of relevant anatomy and physiology and health and safety pertaining to level 4 aesthetic therapies. They will also develop the knowledge, understanding and skills to consult with and analyse clients whilst providing skin needling treatments. In parallel, learners will develop their communication and customer service skills and widen their knowledge of the principles and practices of level 4 aesthetic therapies, all of which are valued highly by employers.
If you don’t meet the requirements, please contact us.
Why is this qualification the most suitable?
This qualification is one of a new suite of level 4 advanced aesthetic therapies developed as a progression route for level 3 practitioners wishing to add to their repertoire in specific treatment modalities. What could this qualification lead to? The primary purpose of this qualification is to prepare learners for employment in the advanced aesthetic industry providing skin needling techniques. Additionally, learners may choose to further develop their knowledge and skills by completing supplementary specialist qualifications at level 4 in one or more of the following areas:
- Skin peeling
- Radio frequency