Facials and Microdermabrasion Level 2

Course codes: OSC1215 / OSC1216
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Explore how to perform a facial and microdermabrasion treatment from home!

  • Know how to perform a facial and microdermabrasion with optional two days practical training
  • Understand how a facial can be used for relaxation and to help with any skin disorders
  • Know how to work safely and hygienically when providing facial treatments
  • Learn about various skin diseases and disorders
  • Explore different skin disorders and techniques of application
  • Learn about the importance of health and safety, especially how to identify hazards and evaluate risks in a salon
  • Have the choice of a range of venues where you would like to attend your practicals
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Course Overview

The course will allow you to study when and where you want, at your own pace. All coursework can be submitted by email making it easier and hassle-free.

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Course Duration

Up to 1 year.

Course Outcome

You will receive your certificate in achievement for Facials and Microdermabrasion.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

Assessment

Written assignments. 2 day practical training (optional).

Course Content
  • Relevant legislations
  • Preparing the working area
  • Preventing infection and cross contamination
  • Key requirements of personal presentation
  • Contraindications that may prevent or restrict treatment
  • The importance of conducting consultations before every treatment
  • Methods of communication
  • Ethics and codes of conduct
  • Professional bodies
  • Key points associated with beauty therapy
  • The importance of positive working relationships with other professionals
  • Identify the hazards and evaluate the risks in your workplace
  • Reduce the risks to health and safety in the workplace
  • Know and understand how to make sure your own actions reduce risks to health and safety
  • Identify ways to improve personal performance at work
  • Work effectively as part of a team
  • Understand salon roles, procedures and targets
  • Identify and promote additional services or products that are available
  • Know the relevant legislations for the sale of goods
  • Maintain a successful reception area
  • Deal with enquires
  • Book appointments
  • Take payments
  • Work safely and effectively in line with current practice when providing a facial treatment
  • Understand organisation and legal requirements
  • Perform client consultation and treatment plans
  • Understand anatomy and physiology relevant to facial treatments
  • Understand contraindications that may prevent or restrict treatment
  • Know facial care techniques, products and planning
  • Provide aftercare advice to clients for facial care treatments
  • Identify various skin types
  • Understand the benefits of facial massage and the techniques used
  • Working safely and hygienically
  • Methods of sterilisation and disinfection
  • Preparation of the treatment area
  • Consultation and understanding of contraindications
  • Effective Communication
  • Anatomy and Physiology of the face
  • The Epidermis
  • The Dermis
  • Skin disorders
  • Facial Bones and structure
  • Facial Muscles
  • Skin analysis, and how to identify and treat different skin types
  • Product Usage
  • Preparation of the client and skin prior to Microdermabrasion treatment
  • Perform and understand a Microdermabrasion Facial application
  • Microdermabrasion treatment procedure
  • Techniques of application
  • Aftercare and Treatment Planning
  • Perform a relaxing facial
  • Health and safety
  • Hygiene and infection control
  • Anatomy and physiology (head, neck and shoulders)
  • Client consultation
  • Skin analysis
  • Product knowledge
  • Facial routine
  • Aftercare
  • Diamond dermabrasion
  • Removal of dead skin cells
  • Imperfections and impurities
  • Health and safety
  • Microdermabrasion equipment
  • Blackheads
  • Whiteheads
  • Age spots
  • Oily, dry and combination skin types
  • Receive demonstrations and practice on each other