Ultrasound VTCT (ITEC) Level 4 Certificate

Price of Course £1950  Now only £1750

Start Date

Students can start this course at any time
This is a 4 months course including online studies
Course requirement Level 3 Beauty Therapy or  equivalent 

Who is this qualification for?

The VTCT (ITEC) Level 4 Certificate in Ultrasound is an advanced therapy qualification aimed at level 3 qualified practitioners aged 18 and over, who wish to add this therapy to their repertoire of treatment offerings.

Learners are required to hold a level 3 beauty therapy qualification or equivalent.

Overview and Learning Outcomes

Overview
The aim of this unit is to develop the learners’ knowledge, understanding and practical skills when completing Ultrasound Cavitation treatments for fat removal and to improve the appearance of cellulite.

Learners will acquire skills in providing a thorough consultation to establish client suitability for treatment and also the knowledge on how to formulate treatment protocol to suit individual client’s needs.

Learners will also be able to provide the client with relevant aftercare to maximize treatment results and look after their skin post-treatment.

Learning outcomes
On completion of this unit, learners will:
LO1 Know safety considerations when providing Ultrasound Cavitation treatments
LO2 Understand how to perform Ultrasound Cavitation treatments
LO3 Know the relevant anatomy, physiology and pathologies for Ultrasound Cavitation treatments
LO4 Be able to consult, plan and prepare for Ultrasound Cavitation treatment
LO5 Be able to provide Ultrasound Cavitation treatments

Why is this qualification the most suitable?

This qualification is one of a new suite of level 4 advanced non-medical aesthetic therapies developed as a progression route for level 3 practitioners wishing to add to their repertoire in specific treatment modalities.

What could this qualification lead to?

The primary purpose of this qualification is to prepare learners for employment in the advanced non-medical aesthetic industry providing ultrasound techniques. Additionally, learners may choose to further develop their knowledge and skills by completing supplementary specialist qualifications at level 4 in one or more of the following areas:

  • Radio frequency
  • Skin needling
  • Skin peeling

Ultrasound VTCT (ITEC) Level 4 Certificate

Course Units

Principles and practice of non-medical aesthetic therapies

This unit will enable learners to develop their knowledge of the principles and practices of nonmedical aesthetic therapies.
Learners will develop their understanding of this emerging profession by inquiring into the history, safety, legal, insurance and professional body influences of the industry.
They will summarise methods and processes of ensuring safety and wellbeing and conforming to health and safety standards.

Learners will also appraise contra-actions, hygiene and medical emergency processes.

Learners will begin to develop an understanding of how to access research materials relevant to their subject area whilst at the same time developing skills and understanding of how to collate information for evidence based practice within the non-medical aesthetic industry.

Learning outcomes
On completion of this unit, learners will:
LO1 Understand the developments of non-medical aesthetic therapies
LO2 Know the benefits and limitations of commonly available non-medical aesthetic therapies
LO3 Understand the importance of professional conduct in non-medical aesthetic therapies
LO4 Know the key regulations, legislative influences and responsibilities relating to non-medical aesthetic therapies
LO5 Understand advanced contra-actions, hygiene issues and medical emergencies of specific concern to non-medical aesthetic therapies

Provide ultrasound treatments

The aim of this unit is to develop the learners’ knowledge, understanding and practical skills when completing Ultrasound Cavitation treatments for fat removal and to improve the appearance of cellulite.

Learners will acquire skills in providing a thorough consultation to establish client suitability for treatment and also the knowledge on how to formulate treatment protocol to suit individual client’s needs. Learners will also be able to provide the client with relevant aftercare to maximize treatment results and look after their skin post-treatment.

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