Focus Awards Level 4 Certificate in Skin Needling Treatments

Focus Awards Level 4 Certificate in Skin Needling Treatments


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Focus Awards Level 4 Certificate in Skin Needling Treatments (RQF)

The Level 4 Certificate in Skin Needling is indeed an advanced qualification for individuals in the beauty and medical fields who wish to expand their expertise in microneedling. Here’s some additional information:

  1. Prerequisite: Level 3 Qualification: This certification is designed for individuals who have already achieved a Level 3 qualification in beauty therapy or a related field. Level 3 qualifications typically cover the foundational skills and knowledge needed for beauty practitioners.
  2. Advanced Aesthetic Procedures: Level 4 Microneedling training courses are ideal for those who want to offer advanced aesthetic procedures in their professional practice. Microneedling, also known as collagen induction therapy, involves using a device with fine needles to create tiny, controlled injuries in the skin. This process stimulates the body’s natural collagen production and can improve the appearance of the skin.
  3. Medical Training: The course is suitable not only for beauty practitioners but also for individuals with a medical background. This indicates that the training may cover more medically-oriented aspects of microneedling, which could include dealing with specific skin conditions, using more advanced techniques, or addressing medical concerns.
  4. Benefits: Completing a Level 4 Certificate in Skin Needling can offer several advantages, including expanding the services you can offer to clients, increasing your professional credibility, and potentially commanding higher fees for your specialised expertise.
  5. Continuing Education: The field of aesthetics and skincare is continually evolving, and continuing education is crucial for staying up-to-date with the latest techniques, equipment, and safety standards. Therefore, professionals should consider further training and development to maintain their skills and knowledge.


Course Delivery

Course Delivery

Underpinning knowledge will be delivered by lectures for the duration of 5 consecutive days. Practical knowledge will be fully achieved during your clinical practice which will be arranged with your tutor. You will be allocated 5 days 9am-5pm, for clinical practice in order for you to complete your ranges and practical assessments. Clients for the practical assessments will be organised by The Beauty Training Academy.

For clinical practice you will be using the LYNTON system (IPL  585; 650 and Nd:Yag 1064) which is a professional salon brand and is approved for operation within the NHS. Students have to come in prepared for clinical practice days as advised by the tutor and must strictly adhere to our guideline policy.

Items needed

  • White Tunic Black



Internal Test Question Paper:

Demonstrating knowledge for hair removal and skin rejuvenation treatments.


Written questions demonstrating your underpinning knowledge for each unit and must be word processed.


Indicate what must be covered practically as part of observation and must be competently achieved – all ranges must be covered.

For hair removal you will learn to work on different body areas, with a variety of skin and hair types. This will give you confidence to cover all the essential ranges, for your assessments, as will as in industry.

For skin rejuvenation you will learn to work on a variety of skin types and conditions. This will give you confidence to cover all the essential ranges, for your assessments, as will as in industry.


3 observations of practical assessments for hair removal and 3 observations of practical assessments for skin rejuvenation.

Guidance Notes:

All your work must be collected in a portfolio of evidence and cross-referenced to requirements listed in your assessment book. Your tutor will assist you with this process so that your evidence is valid, reliable and meets the VTCT regulatory requirements. Your portfolio will be verified by our internal verifier and is subject to external verification process by VTCT awarding body.

Qualification(s) gained:

VTCT Level 4 Certificate in Laser and Intense Pulsed Light Treatments

Inclusive of Four Mandatory Units:

  • Management of health, safety and security in the salon

  • Client care and communication in beauty-related industries

  • Laser and light treatments for hair removal

  • Laser and light treatments for skin rejuvenation


  • Minimum Level 3 Anatomy & Physiology
  • Level 3 and Level 2 Beauty Therapy modules in facials, skincare and waxing.
  • The minimum age for entry is 18 years – no exceptions.
  • An excellent level of English is required, you must be able to speak, read, write and understand English fluently to undertake this course.

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During this unit you will learn all the techniques needed to be able to perform treatments to a high standard, with confidence and pride.

This course is a 5 day course, but the course dates can be daily, as a crash course, or weekly.  On the daily course, you will need to go home and learn your course material, and show the next day, that you have learnt the technique.  If you would like to discuss or confirm dates, call the office for more information.

Some products and equipment will be available during the course, but buying the kit is essential, so that you can practice at home before the next class.


  • Tunic top and black trousers
  • Flat black closed-in shoes
  • No jewellery
  • No piercings
  • Hair – neatly tied back, fringe secured
  • Light day make-up
  • No nail enhancements, clean, short, natural nails.
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