Level 5 Certificate in Aesthetic Practice Course Overview
The qualification has been created to develop and reward aesthetic practitioners working today and the future, and to continue to bring recognition and professionalism to the health and aesthetics sector. It is envisaged that this programme will encourage both academic and professional development so that learners move forward to realise not just their own potential but also that of organisations across the industry.
- A minimum of a Level 4 qualification in a related sector or;
- A minimum of 3 years’ work experience which demonstrates current and relevant industry knowledge.
- Current and valid Basic Life Support (BLS) and anaphylaxis management training
Course Fees consist of tuition, assessment and registration fees. These are dependant on whether you need to take all course modules or whether you undertake the RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) route.
The course theory is delivered via an online learning platform, with face-to-face training for the practical elements.
It is estimated that the Level 5 Certificate in Aesthetic Practice will take approximately 150 hours to complete. This will consist of pre-study learning modules, post study research assignments and written questions (SAQs), clinical training (face to face) and mentoring and assessment session.
In order to meet the requirements of the L5 in Aesthetic practice, there are short answer questions (SAQs) and research based assignments to complete. SAQs and assignment are pre-set by Qualifi, and are internally marked, internally quality assured and externally quality assured by Qualifi.
There are 5 Mandatory Units:
- Legal and regulatory requirements in aesthetic practice
- Professional Standards within aesthetic practice
- Working collaboratively with healthcare professionals
- Anatomy, Physiology and Morphology of the ageing face
- Skin Micro-needling and chemical peels
As well as completing the set course work, you will be assessed by continual observation on the practical elements of the course, to ensure that you have all the knowledge that you will need to practice your skills professionally in commercial practice.
Qualification / Certification
Upon successful completion of the course you will be awarded the Level 5 in Aesthetic Practice which is an Ofqual regulated qualification. You will also be eligible to progress onto the much sought after Qualifi Level 7 in Aesthetic Practice.
Progression & Opportunities
Career opportunities include Aesthetic Practitioner, Clinical Manager, Clinical Specialist, Product Specialist, Beauty Therapist ,Aesthetic Researcher, Aesthetic Medical Educator. It is envisaged that learners completing the Aesthetic Practitioner Level 5 Training Course will progress to the Qualifi Level 7 certificate.