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Sale! Microdermabrasion – Short Course

Course Codes

OSC1008 / OSC1052

Are you a beauty therapist looking to offer more to your clients? Then this Microdermabrasion - Short Course is the course for you.

  • Know how to apply a microdermabrasion treatment on a one day practical.
  • Understand the basics of beauty therapy, including the relevant legislations and preparing the working area.
  • Learn about the importance of health and safety, especially how to identify hazards and evaluate risks in a salon.
  • Gain an insight into customer service and know how to deal with enquires and book appointments.
  • Explore different skin disorders and techniques of application.
  • Know how to perform and understand a microdermabrasion application.
  • Recognise the different aftercare and treatment planning procedures.
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Course overview

Microdermabrasion aims to reduce fine lines, wrinkles, age spots, and minor scars to make the skin look smoother and younger by using fine crystals and a vacuum to remove dead skin cells. You will learn how to perform this procedure to add another string to your bow.

You will explore the beauty therapy basics, from preparing the work area and preventing infection, to preparing the client for microdermabrasion. With the practical day, you will gain the practical skills to perform microdermabrasion.


Course Duration

Up to 1 year.

Course Outcome

You will receive your certificate in achievement for Microdermabrasion.

Entry Requirements

Have previously obtained a Facial Certificate before enrolling onto this course.


Written assignments. Optional practical day.

Course content

Extra info


This Microdermabrasion – Short Course will be assessed through a series of written assignments, which will be sent and marked by your tutor. If you have added on your practical day, your coursework must be completed before you can proceed onto your practical training day.

Course duration

You may start at any time and have up to 1 year to complete your studies. This is more than enough time to give you flexibility and work at your own pace without the pressure of deadlines.

Study method

The course is designed for study by distance learning at home or at work. You will receive your course materials by post or online and have personal tutor support by email. If you add on your practical day, you will also need to attend a practical training day. You have a variety of centres to choose from throughout the UK.

Course outcome

At the end of this course, successful learners will receive a Certificate of achievement in Microdermabrasion. If you add on the practical, the practical day will be accredited by Professional Beauty Direct.

Awarding body

This Microdermabrasion – Short Course has been endorsed by the Quality License Scheme for its high-quality. The Quality Licence Scheme, endorses high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course and/or training programme has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course and/or training programme is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.
If you add on the practical, the practical day will be accredited by Professional Beauty Direct. Professional Beauty Direct have arranged insurance cover for over 11,000 salon owners and individual beauticians, nail technicians and hair stylists, most of which now manage their policies online. Once accredited, you will benefit from being affiliated to Professional Beauty and Professional Beauty Direct Insurance.
You will also receive a Certificate of Completion from Salon Services.


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