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Entry To Aesthetics


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This is a foundation course for anyone working or wanting to work in the aesthetics sector. It establishes a superior level of knowledge and understanding to underpin further aesthetic study and practice for   professionals from all disciplines.

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This course is an entry Non Medic Aesthetic Course.

The Entry To Aesthetics Certificate for Aesthetic Practitioners is designed to provide learners with an entry level qualification into the Beauty and Aesthetics industry.

Learners will develop a broad understanding of health and safety in aesthetics practice, communication and consultation, client assessment and skin analysis and anatomy and physiology for skin treatments.


This qualification is aimed at non-medical professionals seeking a pathway into aesthetics and skin rejuvenation who do not wish to follow the traditional beautician route.
Learners who successfully achieve this qualification will be able to progress to foundation and advanced aesthetics programmes.

To achieve this qualification learners must achieve all 5 mandatory units:

Unit 1 – Core Knowledge for Aesthetic Practice 
Unit 2 – Advanced Skin Science & Anatomy And Physiology
Unit 3 – Investigative Consultation & Advanced Skin Assessment

Unit 4 – Principles of Healthy and Safety in Aesthetic Practice

Unit 5: First Aid 


First Aid Course Components
• General First Aid
o External Bleeding
o Allergic Reactions and Anaphylaxis
o Eye Injury
o Recovery Position
• Medicine Interactions
• Hepatitis B Virus


Total Qualification Tim


Total Completion Time  – 6-8 weeks
This is an estimate of the total length of time it is expected that a learner will typically take to
achieve and demonstrate the level of attainment necessary for the award of the qualification
i.e. to achieve all learning outcomes.
A minimum time of completion is 6 weeks before a learner can move on to any aesthetic
courses. This includes 16 hours pre-study and 2 hours guided online learning.


Age Range:
This qualification is for learners aged 18 and above.

Learner Entry Requirements
Prospective learners should either be working in or aspiring to join the beauty industry with
evidence to suggest their capability of working at Level 2 or above (e.g. GCSE Mathematics
and English at grades A*-C / 4-9, Functional Skills or Essential Skills in Mathematics and
It is also recommended (but not required) that prospective learners have completed a
recognised first aid at work qualification within the three years prior to enrolment.


Completing the Non Medic Aesthetic Course ‘ Entry to Aesthetics’ Learners can progress onto our Foundation Botox & Filler courses after completing the Entry to aesthetics.






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