VTCT (ITEC) Level 5 Certificate in Advanced Blemish Removal
2022 - 2023 DATES
26th, 27th, 28th September
Assessement Date 9th, 10th & 11th January 2023 (this may change)
The VTCT (ITEC) Level 5 Certificate in Advanced Blemish Removal is an advanced treatment qualification aimed at level 4 qualified practitioners aged 18 and over, who wish to add this therapy to their repertoire of treatment offerings.
You will be required to hold a VTCT Level 4 Advanced Epilation Techniques or Level 4 Skin Blemish Removal Qualification to progress onto the level 5 advanced blemish removal qualification. if who hold a level 3 beauty therapy qualification or equivalent you will be able to access the level 4 skin blemish removal qualification as a natural progression route.
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 advanced blemish removal practitioner. Full achievement of all mandatory units are required, 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 advanced blemish removal treatments
Throughout this qualification, you will develop knowledge and understanding of relevant anatomy and physiology and health and safety pertaining to level 5 non-medical aesthetic therapies. You will also develop the knowledge, understanding and skills to consult with and analyse clients whilst providing advanced blemish removal treatments. In parallel, you will develop or refresh your communication and customer service skills to widen your knowledge of the principles and practices of level 5 non-medical aesthetic therapies, all of which are valued highly by employers.
What you will need to join the course?
- Provide evidence you have a VTCT Level 4 Advanced Epilation Techniques qualification/Level 4 Skin Blemish Removal Qualification
- VTCT Level 2 Award in Infection Prevention (Covid-19) for Beauty and Nail Services
Approximately 14 weeks from starting the theory/assignments progressing to case studies then formal assessments.
Level 5 is a comprehensive, detailed and research based course, equivalent to an access degree, which involves many hours of study and will need considerable consideration prior to committing to this program. The formal assessments are set dates and will need planned study hours.
Deborah Jones a highly skilled advanced practitioner is the tutor for this program, she provides an in depth study plan and guidance, with a high standard of theory and practical input. It is recommended that ONLY COMMITTED practitioners attend this advanced program.
Level 5 is a comprehensive, detailed and research based course, equivalent to an access degree over 14 weeks.
6 days at the training centre are
Day 1 – Practical input removal blemishes
Day 2 – Practical input removal blemishes
Day 3 – Practical input and clinical case studies
Day 4 - Practical input and clinical case studies
Day 5 - Practical input and clinical case Studies (mock exam)
Day 6 – Formal practical assessment
The 6 days are over a period of 14 weeks dates are provided at enrollment. they will be spit into 2x 3 days. All theory is completed online and guided learning via zoom tuition. Course work and 6 clinical case studies are to be completed before the formal practical assessment.
The formal written assessment will be online via a zoom call.
What you will need to do now
- To provide evidence you have a VTCT Level 4 Advanced Epilation Techniques qualification/Level 4 Skin Blemish Removal Qualification
- VTCT Level 2 Award in Infection Prevention (Covid-19) for Beauty and Nail Services - details are in the link below if needed https://positive-pathways.co.uk/learn/vtct-itecinfection-prevention-covid-19-for-beauty-therapy-and-nail-services/
- To pay a NON REFUNDABLE deposit of £550 (Please do not send cash)
- (Please make cheques payable to ‘Positive Pathways Beauty Ltd’)
- Balance transfer to; Positive Pathways Beauty Ltd – account number: 83234274 sort code: 20-49-86
- To agree to pay the final (NON REFUNDABLE) balance 20 working days before the course commences
Please note: lost certificates or certificates that need to be amended will incur a fee of £50 payable to VTCT