Level 7 Certificate in Injectables for Aesthetic Medicine
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The Level 7 Certificate in Injectables for Aesthetic Medicine is an Ofqual regulated qualification, developed by the regulated Awarding Body IQ. This competence based qualification is aimed at doctors, dentists, nurses and midwives who hold a current professional registration. It has been created in line with the HEE guidelines relevant to the administration of Botulinum Toxin and Dermal Fillers.
The qualification will provide you with the relevant knowledge and practical skills to safely and competently perform the following procedures independently:
- The use of Botulinum Toxin to treat glabellar, frontalis and crow’s feet
- The use of Botulinum Toxin to create a brow lift
- The use of Dermal Fillers to treat nasolabial folds, marionette lines, oral commissures, lip augmentation and basic cheek augmentation
This Certificate is an industry-recognised qualification for both medical professionals considering a career in aesthetic medicine as well as those who are already practicing but are looking to obtain formal recognition for their knowledge and skills.
Structure of the Qualification
In order to achieve the Level 7 qualification you must successfully complete 8 mandatory units. These units cover all key topics of Botulinum Toxin and Dermal Filler treatments such as; pharmacology, understanding your patient, anatomy and ageing, managing possible complications and effective treatment administration.
Delivery of the Qualification
Education for the mandatory units involves a combination of online learning modules via our bespoke Learning Management System, clinical observation sessions, practical hands-on teaching and assessments to provide you with 277 hours of comprehensive learning. The full qualification will be delivered via the following route:
Successful completion of each of these elements will result in you being awarded with the Level 7 Certificate in Injectables for Aesthetic Medicine which will evidence a level of competency that can be relied upon by employers and patients alike.
What are your options for completing the qualification?
There are many different approaches to gaining your level 7 qualification. The route to achieving this will depend on your previous training and any aesthetic experience you might have.
If you are an experienced aesthetic practitioner then you may be able to evidence the clinical practice elements of the qualification using treatments you have performed prior to enrolling. This is known as Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).
Why choose our Level 7 Qualification?
Using our 15 years of experience we have re-designed the Level 7 Qualification keeping in line with the HEE guidelines to provide you with a clear, thought through pathway mirroring that of your day to day practice.
We were the first providers in the UK of bespoke aesthetic training in non-surgical techniques and we will bring this experience to our Level 7 Certificate in Injectables for Aesthetic Medicine. We have a team of dedicated training co-ordinators who will work with you to design a tailored practical training plan specific to your requirements in line with the HEE guidelines.
Our qualification framework has been adapted to ensure you receive a maximum amount of guided learning hours. You will see over 40 individual patient cases during your qualification, each one selected by our co-ordinators in order to provide you with cases covering a variety of gender, ages and skin types. This will provide you with an excellent understanding of the consultation, designing a treatment plan, managing your patients’ expectations, appropriate clinical technique and aftercare support.
Our qualification is led by our Clinical Director and Consultant Plastic Surgeon Mr Adrian Richards. In 2014 Mr Richards was named as one of the world’s Top 100 Most Influential Cosmetic Doctors by international cosmetic surgery website RealSelf. He was also named ‘The Botox Expert’ in the Evening Standard‘s ‘Harley Street Heroes’ and is the author of best-selling textbook ‘Keynotes on Plastic Surgery’. This continued involvement in both the surgical and non-surgical cosmetic industry allows Mr Richards to produce up-to-date course programmes of the highest quality.
Mr Richards works with a handpicked team of expert aesthetic trainers
including Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, ENT Surgeons, Aesthetic Doctors, Dentists and Nurses who have all excelled in their respective fields and have a combined experience of 113 years in the industry. Each of them are experts in their own discipline enabling us to bring you the highest quality of teaching that cannot be met by any other training provider in this field.
We have created our own bespoke learning management system in partnership with the experts at Blank Canvas to deliver a truly unique learning experience. Gone are the days of endless papers, articles and words on the page, we have developed our system to meet a range of learning types with a combination of written, audio, visual and games to test your knowledge in a fun and inspiring way.
The qualification is of course also recognised by the leading aesthetic insurance and pharmaceutical companies.
Throughout your Level 7 Qualification you will receive continuous feedback on your learning as well as a direct contact to a member of our clinical and administrative team. This will provide you with business development, marketing and clinical support as you start building up your practice.
The cost of our qualification is all-inclusive which means there are no hidden costs along the way. From your online learning, practical hands-on, business support, clinical support, mentoring and assessment, everything is both organised and paid for in one go.
All of our training courses are provided in either working hospitals or aesthetic clinics. This means you will train in fully functioning clinical rooms rather than artificial training environments.
Your Next Steps – Speak to our Co-ordinators
Choosing Cosmetic Courses today gives you the reassurance that you are being trained by a team of established, successful practitioners and a network that invests in your business and clinical development for the future.
If you would like to find out more about our Level 7 Qualification then please contact our friendly team today who will be able to talk you through your options and create a tailored training plan specific to your requirements.
Frequently Asked Questions
The cost of the qualification is dependent on whether you are completing the full qualification or whether you go down the Recognition of Prior Learning Route. Qualifications start at £2000 + VAT and go up to £4860 + VAT dependent on your specific requirements.
All prices stated are all-inclusive which means there are no hidden costs along the way.
We also have a 0% interest finance plan available to help you spread the cost of your qualification. You will need to pay 50% of the course fee upfront plus a £50 administration fee. The rest can then be paid over 6 or 12 monthly instalments. Please contact us for more information.
The practical hands-on training elements of the qualification are all held at our main training centre in Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire
. This is approximately 1 hour South of Birmingham and 40 minutes outside of London.
This qualification is suitable for all medically registered professionals including: Doctors, Dentists, Independent Nurse or Midwife Prescribers, Nurse Practitioners (without independent prescribing rights) or Midwives (without independent prescribing rights).
We will require confirmation of your professional registration number to confirm your professional status.
If you are not a native English speaker then you must have an English language level of International English Language Testing System (IELTS) 7.0 in all components, or equivalent and this score must be less than 2 years old.
We allow 12 months for the completion of the full qualification.
In order to enrol into the Level 7 Qualification you will need to first speak with one of our course co-ordinators who will be able to guide you on which route to achieving the qualification will best suit your needs:
- Call our course co-ordinators - to speak to a member of our team please call our dedicated administrative staff on 01844 390110.
- Email us - alternatively you can fill in a quick enquiry form or a contact form and we will be in touch as soon as possible to discuss your requirements.
We hope we have answered all of your questions but if you do have any further queries please contact our course co-ordinators who will be more than happy to assist you.
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