Scandinavian Skincare Academy

Laser & Light for Hair Removal

Certification in Laser & Light Treatments
for Hair Removal
Fast Track - (Bachelor)

QCF Level 4
QAN 500/1212/5
Units 849 & 860

On our academy in Gloucestershire, England, we offer Fast-Track courses in Laser & Light with certification and an opportunity for international recognition and degree. Certification courses (certificate) and diploma studies in Laser & Light provides bachelor level by ITEC's international criteria (QCF Level 4).

Please note that our course is different from all others on the market as the maximum number of students on any course is 4. This ensures that our core team of four persons can provide you with the maximum personal attention. In addition, the practical session in the Cotswolds focus on actual practical treatments with the theory discussed during those treatments. This ensures that you will have as much time as possible actually performing IPL & Laser treatments.


Course Content

Part 1: Introduction to laser medicine with dermatology, anatomy and physiology of ageing

Part 2: Laser / Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) for permanent hair removal, hair reduction and hair stimulation. This topic gives students a theoretical basis for understanding and evaluating how light and laser function acts on the hair and in relation to hair removal and hair stimulation. 

Part 3: Laser / Light for anti-aging, skin rejuvenation and skin problems such as pigmentation, wrinkles, broken capillaries, rosacea and age spots. This course provides students with a theoretical basis for understanding and assessing function of how light and laser acts on the skin and in relation to solve skin problems.

Part 4: Professional conduct and business awareness and management of health, safety and security in the salon/clinic.


Course Codes

Aestheticians (UK Accreditation: QAN 600/0595/6) Required Part 1.4  

Nurses / health professionals / medical therapists
(UK Accreditation: QAN 500/1212/5) Required Part 1-4  

Doctors / Dentists UK Accreditation: QAN 500/1212/5)
Required Part 2-3  


International Exam

Certificate and Diploma in Laser / Light and IPL by ITEC international exam criteria.
Examination fee of £200  for registration on the international exams.  

Certificate and Diploma in Laser / Light and IPL

Fast Track (Bachelor) QCF Level 4

Held at the Scandinavian Skincare Academy in the Cotswolds, UK




Under the new regulations, many insurance companies now require full Level 4 laser education prior to providing insurance cover.

The Cotswolds, Gloucestershire

Our Gloucestershire academy is located in Chipping Campden in The Cotswolds - an outstanding English landscape once experienced, never forgotten.



  • Theory via web-based e-learning from home ahead of practical
  • 3-days practical in the Cotswolds, England 


Theory Dates (e-learning)

  • Register anytime


Course Fee

  • £1,800
  • Financing options available
  • Students are responsible for travel, accommodation, food & beverage, textbooks, uniform & exam


Admission Requirements

  • Estheticians (minimum 3 years experience)


Info for Overseas Delegates

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Various accommodation packages are available.

MÖ Laser & Spectrum

We use MÖ equipment from Scandinavian Skincare Systems in England.

Course Dates