Combination Course VTCT Level 3 Epilation & Level 4 Award in Skin Blemish Removal

Price:  £1,750

Deposit:  £875

Accreditation: VTCT

Prerequisites: No entry Level

Time: 6 days

Dress code: Please wear professional attire

Location: Blackfen, Sidcup


The VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Epilation is a qualification that has been specifically designed to develop your skills using electrolysis for hair removal.

Within this qualification you will develop a sound knowledge of health and safety, client care and communication. You will also develop an underpinning knowledge and understanding of the practical skills learned throughout this qualification.

This qualification is approved and supported by the Hairdressing and Beauty Industry Authority (HABIA), the standard setting body for hair, beauty, nails and spa qualifications.

The purpose of this qualification is to develop your skills as a beauty therapist or electrologist to enable you to provide electrical epilation treatments.

Blemish Removal is done using a technique known as of Advanced Cosmetic Procedures (ACP or Advanced Electrolysis). Electrolysis was first invented in 1875 for its use on an in-growing eyelash by a Dr Charles Michel (an ophthalmologist from Missouri USA), electrolysis is achieved by applying a tiny probe (size of any eyelash) which directs a small current, which then removes/treats and cauterizes the blemish.

As Advanced Cosmetic Procedures (ACP) uses electrolysis for cauterization, this makes it suitable for removal or treatment of a wide diversity of skin lesions and blemishes, which can be done quickly, easily, some immediately or a others in a few sessions without cutting, stitching or leaving any marks or scars. Therefore, offering immediate and effective results which are permanent.


  • Client care and communication in beauty-related industries (3 x Observations)
  • Provide electrical epilation (1 X Paper Exam) (6 x Practical Observations)
  • Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon (2 x Observations)
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Types & structure of the hair
  • Skin, blood and lymphatic circulation
  • Reproductive and endocrine system
  • Theory of Electric Currents
  • Consultations & Record Cards
  • Contra-indications & contra-actions
  • Aftercare advice
  • Choice of needles / probes
  • Accurate probing techniques
  • Legislation, Hygiene and Sterilization
  • Health, Safety & Hygiene
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Understand contra indications that prevent/restrict
  • Common causes of skin blemishes
  • Short wave diathermy equipment
  • The importance of selecting the correct probe to suit blemish removal
  • Consultation and record keeping
  • Practical techniques in the treatment and removal of indicated conditions
  • Treatment planning, method, duration and frequency of treatments
  • Aftercare procedures
  • Assessment of student theoretical and practical competency


Upon success of completion of the course, you will be awarded a VTCT Level 3 Epilation & VTCT Level 4 Award in Skin Blemish Removal.


These qualification’s are fully insurable to practice professional


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