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Aesthetic Laser and IPL Core of Knowledge Safety Course

This course has been approved by the British Medical Laser Association, and can be taken live and online, or online and self-paced.

Compliance with Health & Safety Legislation, RQIA, CQC, HIS, and HIW

Appropriate safety training is essential for all aesthetic laser and IPL operators to ensure full competency, and compliance with legislation (Artificial Optical Radiation Directive). This course will provide that essential training, and covers the requirements set out in the legislation.

Courses Options

Live online
course Logistics

Held monthly on Monday mornings at 10 am and finishing at 1pm.

Self-Paced Aesthetic Laser/IPL Safety Course

Bite size recordings that can be taken at your own pace.

About the course

This course follows the Core of Knowledge syllabus recommended for clinical laser and IPL users, and specifically covers aesthetic lasers and IPLs and the risks associated with them. The Core of Knowledge syllabus can be found here.

Core of Knowledge syllabus

This course is approved by the British Medical Laser Association:

The course content is broken into three sections:

  • Basic principles of laser generation and review of laser and IPL technology, emission characteristics and laser-tissue interaction.
  • Dangers of accidental exposure from lasers and IPLs, laser and IPL standards, and the engineering hazard controls built in them.
  • Health and safety legislation requirements for lasers and IPLs, and the controls you must put in place.

What this course does not cover:

Please note that this training does not cover how individual lasers and IPLs should be used or therapeutic techniques and protocols. For this type of training you should refer to your laser supplier.

Course certificate and notes

Once you have completed a short feedback questionnaire you will receive:

  • A certificate of attendance with the British Medical Laser Association logo, showing that this course is approved by them.
  • A link to the recording of the course, which will be available for one month.
  • Course notes.

If you would you have any questions about these courses please contact us.

What attendees have said about our courses

We get predominately get 5 stars feedback for these courses, and we welcome all feedback. We are constantly updating and improving our courses and your feedback is important to us. Here are some comments our courses have received:

Course attender

Content was easy to understand and relevant to my practice.

Course attender

Really informative and in an informal way.

Course attender

Really enjoyed the overall course. I thought it was in a format that was organised and easy to understand, opportunities to ask questions, and it was clear to see that the speaker was passionate about the work of lasers. I felt the course gave us all the information needed for safe administration of treatments for both client and practitioners.

Course attender

Really happy with all of it, Josette was brilliant.

Course attender

Great course, lots of theory and interesting point.

Course attender

Very informative well structured and extremely well delivered.

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Very informative and really well explained. Very helpful.

Course attender

Thorough and detailed course. I found it very helpful.

Course attender

Excellent course.

Course attender

Excellent course. Delivered with expert knowledge.