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VTCT (ITEC) Level 4 Award in Core of Knowledge for Laser and Light Devices

VTCT (ITEC) Level 4 Award in Core of Knowledge for Laser and Light Devices


The 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.


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.


This fast-track course can be completed around your commitments making it the perfect choice for those wanting a good balance of classroom teaching and home learning.


You will also be required to do some home-based learning to practice your skills and complete homework as part of this course.


We are committed to making our assessments a supportive and encouraging experience. Our highly experienced tutors will always ensure you are relaxed and confident before undergoing any assessment modules.

  • Course units

    ➖ Core of Knowledge for Laser and Light Devices

  • Entry requirements

    ➖ No previous experience

    ➖ Good standard of English sufficient to complete the course competences and online examinations

    ➖ Students must be over 18 years old to enrol on this course

  • When does the course start?

    ➖ You can start this course whenever you like

  • How long is the course?

    ➖ Online home-based learning - work at you own pace

  • How will I be assessed?

    ➖ Online theory tests (multiple choice)

    ➖ Observations and oral questioning

    ➖ Practical assessments and assignments

    ➖ Portfolio evidence

  • Do I need to bring a model?


  • What do I need to buy for this course?

    ➖ Home PC or laptop to complete theory

    ➖ Materials - whilst you are training with us, we provide all the materials you need to complete your practical assessments

  • What can I do with this qualification?

    This qualification aims 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.

  • Payment options

    ➖ Pay in full - £180 plus VAT (£216 total) this includes the VTCT registration

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