Level 6 – Botulinum Toxin


Level 6 Foundation 1 & 2 Botulinum Toxin

Course Background

We offer Foundation course in Botulinum Toxin (commonly referred as Botox) presented by our experienced faculty. The foundation course is suitable for those who meet the entry requirements who are looking to enter the field of aesthetic cosmetic treatments. The course is run by fully trained practicing aestheticians who are not only trainers in this field but also have years of practical experience.

The Foundation Course in Botulinum Toxin covers the fundamental principles relating to Botulinum Toxin. Botulinum Toxin is the most requested non-surgical procedure in cosmetic treatments. It is typically used to treat lines and wrinkles caused by activity of the muscles (dynamic wrinkles) of the upper face. Botulinum Toxin treatment for upper face lines (Forehead, Frown and Crow’s Feet) is the most requested procedure in aesthetic medicine. It can also be used for lower face and neck, which is taught on the advanced course. The Foundation course covers the theory of Botulinum Toxin treatments and is heavily designed on practical sessions on treating the dynamic wrinkles of the upper face.

The trainers will assess you throughout the length of the course and certification is awarded once the student has demonstrated full competence in all areas of the curriculum. Once certified the delegates will able to enter the exciting world of aesthetic treatments.

Entry Requirements

Candidates must have one of the following;

  • Qualified Doctor, Dentist, Pharmacist, Nurse
  • NVQ3 Beauty Therapy Level 3 incl. electrolysis and IPL
  • Level 4 Semi Permanent Makeup / Microblading with a minimum of 2 years experience

Course Content

  • What is Botulinum toxin?
  • Anatomical structure of the skin
  • Muscles of the face and facial expressions
  • Troubleshooting botulinum toxin
  • Pre and post treatment protocols
  • Injection techniques
  • Pain management protocols
  • Health and hygiene systems
  • Needlestick injuries
  • First aid and anaphylaxis
  • Industry guidelines
  • Client consultation protocols
  • Managing expectations and complaints
  • Hygiene, Sharps disposal and Legal aspects

Course Theory Elements

  • Anatomical structure of the skin
  • Muscles of the mid and upper third of the face and facial expressions
  • Troubleshooting botulinum toxin
  • Pre and post treatment protocols
  • Injection techniques
  • Pain management protocols
  • Health and hygiene systems
  • Needle stick injuries
  • First aid and anaphylaxis
  • Industry guidelines (GMC and HE)
  • GMC guidelines on face-to-face prescriptions

Course Practical Elements

  • Client consultation protocols (Medical history, client consent)
  • Managing expectations and complaints procedure
  • Hygiene sharps disposal and legal aspects
  • Practice of injections using Zanco models (Facial injection mannequins)
  • Practice of injections using live models (minimum 5)
  • Troubleshooting Botulinum Toxin
  • Areas of injections (frown lines, horizontal lines of the forehead, crows feet, how to achieve different types of looks, treating different musculatures for males and females)

Level 6 Foundation 3 & 4 Botulinum Toxin

The Advanced Course in Botulinium Toxin is ideal for those delegates who have completed the Foundation Botulinium toxin course and are now looking to consolidate their experience and develop their skills in treating more complex areas in Botulinium Toxin. The advanced course includes the use of botulinium toxin for the lower face (masseters, jaw line and chin), neck and hyperhidrosis (underarms, palms and sole). Such treatments are becoming increasing popular. This course will also help you in improving the facial assessment and hence the standard of treatment you can provide.

The trainers will assess you throughout the length of the course and certification is awarded once the student has demonstrated full competence in all areas of the curriculum. Once certified the delegates will able to perform these advanced Botulinium Toxin treatments.

Course Background

Botulinum Toxin procedures have become increasingly popular for the reduction of facial lines and wrinkles. Introducing this aesthetic treatment could significantly increase revenue within your clinic and enhance your personal income. Our training course will provide you with the practical experience and the necessary documentation, enabling you to start your own aesthetic business. Lower Botulinum Toxin focuses on areas such as reducing neck bands and softening the apperance of jowls.

Course Length & Entry Requirements

This is a 1 day course that is available to aesthetic practitioners, Doctors, Dentists and Nurses who have qualified in Foundation level 1 & 2 Botulinum Toxin.

Course Components

  • What is lower botulinum toxin?
  • Dilution and doseage
  • Injection techniques
  • Treatment Areas

Hyperhidrosis: Course Background

The purpose of the course is to enable aesthetic practitioners to be able to deliver Hyaluronic acid dermal fillers to the cheek in order to enhance and sculpt. To achieve this the theoretical knowledge and understanding of the anatomy and physiology of the skin will be studied to underpin all practical training facilitated at the Cosmetic Couture clinic and will result in fully accredited CPD certification. Hyperhidrosis treatment helps to reduce excessive sweating in the armpit.

Course Length & Entry Requirements

This is a 1 day course that is available to aesthetic practitioners, Doctors, Dentists and Nurses who have qualified in Foundation level 1 & 2 Botulinum Toxin.

Course Components

  • What is hyperhidrosis
  • Dilution and doseage
  • Injection techniques
  • Adverse effects and aftercare

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