Level 4 Diploma in Permanent Hair Removal & Skin Rejuvenation

Level 1 Diploma
Course Location


Trafford College


Altrincham Campus

Course Overview

The VTCT Level 4 Diploma in Permanent Hair Removal & Skin Rejuvenation is a vocational qualification aimed at 16+ learners who wish to pursue a career as an employed and/or self-employed beauty therapist specialising in hair removal and skin rejuvenation.

Throughout this qualification, learners will develop their knowledge and understanding of relevant anatomy and physiology and health and safety whilst looking in depth at the physiology of aging. They will also develop the knowledge, understanding and skills to consult with and manage clients. Learners will learn how to provide a range of beauty treatments including basic and advanced epilation along with laser and IPL applications in order to make informed decisions for the purpose of hair removal and skin rejuvenation.

In parallel, learners will develop their communication, problem solving and research skills, their awareness of environmental sustainability and their commercial and customer service skills, all of which are valued highly by employers.

Further Details


College 16-18,Adult

Course Start Date


Course Duration



Beauty Therapies

4 GCSE’s at grade 2 or above to include English and Maths.
For this qualification the learners must also hold a relevant Level 3 or equivalent Beauty Therapy qualification.
This qualification is based on the national occupational standards for beauty therapy and includes all the required elements to work effectively as a specialist beauty therapist.

Learners must achieve all mandatory units which include:
Provide electrical epilation
Advanced epilation techniques
Laser and light treatments for hair removal
Laser and light treatments for skin rejuvenation
Management of health, safety and security in the salon
Physiology of ageing
Quality management of client care in the hair and beauty sector

Practical Observations
Online Exams

This further education course is free for all 16-18 year olds who are resident in the UK and ther European Economic Area for the last 3 years. (You must be under 19 on the 31st August in the calendar year that you start your course).

19+ learners – please contact the Customer Services Team on 0161 886 7070 for course and fee information.

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