VTCT Level 4 Advanced Epilation Techniques

An Internationally Recognised Qualification

Course Content:

Assess, prepare for and carry out an advanced epilation techniques to remove skin tags, milia, telangiectasia (thread veins), spider naevi and blood spots

  • Using diathermy current
  • Advise clients on the care needed after the procedure.
  • Maintain effective health, safety and hygiene procedures throughout all procedures
  • Recognise salon hazards, carry out risk assessments and then implement the necessary actions.
  • Monitor and support your colleagues to ensure your salon complies with health and safety requirements.
  • Implement and supervise salon procedures for all aspects of salon safety and security including the need for insurance and licencing
  • Provide appropriate client care through communication giving clear and precise information to educate and manage client expectations.
  • Adapt client care using different communication skills to meet the needs of different people

The course will include:

  • Class room study and course input with an educator
  • Practical guided application using an SXB electrolysis machine
  • Guided home study – you will receive an assignment 4 to 6 weeks prior to the training day. The assignment forms part of your assessment and will need to be completed before your training day.
  • Practical assessments with clients & portfolio completion on your training day
  • Written case studies to complete 2 weeks after your training, this work is to be emailed to your assessor for marking

Progression routes after successful completion of level 4 are:

Class sizes are kept small to ensure each learner has the opportunity to obtain all the practical and theoretical skills to confidently and successfully achieve the VTCT qualification and to meet the industry standards.

Requirements you’ll need to be accepted for this course

NVQ or equivalent – level 3 Certificate in Electrolysis


Be willing to wear a uniform, have short finger nails, no nail polish, close toe shoes, plus long hair pulled back off your face.This meets with the National Occupational Standards; which we are very keen to up-hold.


How long will it take you to be qualified?

  • One Day
  • Also completion of an assignment prior to your training
  • Case studies

Our focus is on how YOU will progress. From learning to being qualified, to being employed or self EMPLOYED!

Training takes 1 day plus completion of an assignment prior to your training

A typical day training

Arrive at 9.30 for a 10am prompt start – sessions end at approximately 5pm.

There are practical and theoretical assessments along with a portfolio of evidence to compile.

It is part of your commitment to attend all required training sessions necessary for successful completion of the course. Failure to meet this criteria could result in additional costs, training & assessments in order to successfully gain the certificate.

What you will need to do now

  • To provide evidence you have a qualification in level 3 Certificate in Electrolysis
  • To pay a NON REFUNDABLE deposit of £150 (Please do not send cash) (Please make cheques payable to ‘Positive Pathways Beauty Ltd’)
  • Balance transfer to; Positive Pathways Training – account number: 83234274  sort code: 20-49-86
  • To agree to pay the final (NON REFUNDABLE) balance 20 working days before the course commences ·
  • To pay by credit card please call us on 020 3330 0296 or to discuss a payment plan.

Please note: lost certificates or certificates that need to be amended will incur a fee of £50 payable to VTCT