CIBTAC Level 4 Diploma in Advanced Skin Studies & the Practice of Chemical Skin Peeling & Microneedling

This Diploma qualfication provides superior knowledge and understanding of the skin,  elementary cosmetic dermatology and the comprehensive diagnosis of skin health.

With the inclusion of our Advanced Skin Science and diagnostic units, this course will enable you to maximise the efficacy and safety of your aesthetic practices through greater insight into combined procedural options for long term treatment planning and skin health management. Coupled with Chemcial Skin Peeling and Micro-needling, it is everything you need for advanced studies and practice

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Course overview 

With the inclusion of our Advanced Skin Science and diagnostic units, this course will enable you to maximise the efficacy and safety of your aesthetic practices through greater insight into combined procedural options for long term treatment planning and skin health management. Coupled with Chemical Skin Peeling and Micro-needling, it is everything you need for advanced studies and practice
 

The full diploma is composed of:

SDT01: Core Knowledge of Aesthetic Practice

SDT02: Advanced Skin Science

SDT03: Provide Investigative Consultation and Advanced Skin Assessment The Optional unit is the following:

SDT04: Principles and Practice of the Medispa Sector

CIBTAC Level 4 Chemical Peels

CIBTAC Level 4 Skin Needling

 

Entry requirements

You will need to have completed a Level 3 OFQUAL qualification in either Beauty Therapy or Facial Skin Care, or a medical qualification, or have completed a comparative regulated qualification providing transferable knowledge and skills.

 

Career progression

This is the perfect pathway to move onto level 5 in skin peels and skin needling.

 

Structure

Core Knowledge for Aesthetic Practice

This unit will reinforce and enhance the leaner’s understanding of their individual responsibilities and those of the

multidiscipline team within the clinical environment in relation to health and safety, legislative issues and UK government guidelines. This will ensure that necessary processes and procedures involved in dealing with health and safety, hygienic practice, risk assessment, preparation of the clinical environment and professional ethics and codes of behaviour are put into place and followed.

Advanced Skin Science

This is a preparation for work unit with the aim of providing underpinning knowledge in advanced anatomy and physiology of the skin to support the delivery of cosmetic procedures within the aesthetic skin care sector. Equally it serves to advance the knowledge of anyone working within the skin care and beauty therapy industry beyond that of general Level 3 standard and the learning provided by industry manufacturer training.

Provide Investigative Consultation and Advanced Skin Assessment

This unit is designed to ensure that the learners knowledge and skill in relation to client/ patient consultation and analysis of skin condition and type, is appropriate for practitioners carrying out clinical aesthetic treatments.

This unit will develop in depth knowledge of and understanding of skin diagnosis using visual diagnostics. Learners will also explore intrinsic and extrinsic elements which influence the condition and appearance of the skin.

Learners will gain an understanding of how to carry out a thorough skin assessment using zonal analysis methods and evaluate the causes and characteristics of skin types and conditions.

Learners will carry out investigative consultations and advanced skin assessments and reflect and contextualise the information to be able to devise safe, effective and ethical skin treatment programmes.

Principles and Practice of the Medispa Sector

This is a preparation for work designed to ensure all practitioners have relevant and current awareness of the medispa sector outside of their own practice.

This unit will examine: the treatment modalities and treatment practices being carried out in the medispa environment and the range of cosmecuetical products that accompany treatment and are available to the client. It will also examine the CPD opportunities that exist in the sector and it will ask learners to analyse the benefits and the limitations of treatments and products available to the client and consider the potential future developments.

Level 4 Chemical Peel

  • The Indications and General Practice of Chemical Skin Peeling

  • Peeling Agents and Formulation

  • Procedural Considerations and Practical Techniques

  • Peel Systems, Product Knowledge and Protocols

Level 4 Skin Needling

Module 1 –  The Indications & General Practice of Micro-Needling
Module 2 –  Micro-Needling Equipment & Associated Products
Module 3 –  Procedural Considerations &Practical Techniques
Module 4 – Product Knowledge & Protocols 

Course delivery:

6 Course Folders

Multiple Choice Questions

Assessment Workbooks

Case Studies

Portfolio Compilation

Final Exam

The Level 4 qualifications are all distance learning courses, which means that the majority of study is done at home in your own time, using a combination of e-learning and an accompanying work book.

 

There will be a multiple choice and practical CIBTAC final exam that will take place at your nearest Skin Philosophy Training centre

 

For both Chemical Peeling and Micro-Needling elements of the course, you will be required to complete a number of case studies, which include consultation, analysis, documentation, treatment procedure and a study report.

You will also be required to attend minimum 5 practical days.

Assessment:

  • Audio Visual E-Learning Programme

  • Digital Folder

  • Online Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) Tests

  • Modular Assignment

  • Final Theory Examination undertaken by our Awarding Body (CIBTAC)

  • The mandatory units within the qualification are assessed externally by Multiple Choice Theory paper. You will need to gain a minimum of 60% in each unit to pass.

Course duration:

6 – 9 months based on part-time study  (10 – 12 hours per week)

 

Certification 

CIBTAC Level 4 Diploma in Advanced Skin Studies & the Practice of Chemical Skin Peeling & Microneedling

 

Cost

£5900+VAT