Chemical peels

This diploma offers you the opportunity to progress your career and learn how to perform the advanced treatment of chemical peels. Fast track your qualification and gain an in-depth understanding in topics such as the benefits of chemical peels, the healing process, and chemical peels vs alternative treatments.

  • Learn how you can improve skin texture and reduce pore appearance
  • Master the skills on how to combine treatments to achieve maximum results
  • Ideal for advancing your skincare treatments
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AIT Chemical Peels
€450 for 6 Months
Beacon Academy Chemical Peels
€340 for 6 Months


Course structure

This qualification comprises both theory and practical elements. The theory part of the qualification is completed as home-study making this an ideal route for those who wish to study flexibly around other commitments. This includes knowledge testing quizzes.

At the time of enrolment on your qualification, you will have access to your study materials (including: manual, power point presentations, worksheets and our Student Handbook). Once you have completed all theory coursework and it has been submitted and marked by an assessor, you will arrange to attend 1 practical training day to achieve your qualification. You will have your skills assessed in a real working environment within our academy and will complete a minimum of 3 case studies at this time.

When you have successfully completed your training course you will receive a diploma certificate issued by The Beacon Academy. This not only demonstrates your commitment to the training, but also allows you to obtain Public Liability Insurance so you can start offering treatments to paying clients from home and/or mobile.

Course benefits

Today’s client is seeking affordable skin rejuvenation treatments with little or no downtime. Chemical peels offer this with very little cost to the practitioner and clients will return approximately every 4 weeks for treatment. The benefits of the treatment include improvement in skin texture and tone and reduced appearance of pores. It can be used on all skin types and is more affordable for your client and with less downtime than other modalities.  Your client will notice a brighter complexion with reduced appearance of fine lines and pigmentation spots. It’s also an excellent solution for post acne scarring with clients committing to a course of treatments. Chemical peels prove to work well when combined with other modalities such as IPL and chemical peels.

Course content

  • The Anatomy of the Skin Revision
  • Principles of Wound Healing
  • Functions of the Skin Revision
  • Disorders of the Skin
  • Skin Conditions
  • Skin Typing
  • History & Background of chemical peels
  • What is a chemical peel
  • Indications for treatment
  • Benefits of treatment
  • Know your solutions – Acids defined
  • Chemical peel and THE WOUND HEALING PROCESS
  • Chemical peels Vs alternative treatments
  • Consultation – Contraindications, Pre-and post-treatment advice, contra-actions
  • When Complications Occur
  • Treatment Protocol & Method
  • Aftercare advice
  • Health & Safety considerations

Entry requirements

Level 3 facial qualification

Medical qualification

Why choose us?

We offer high-quality ABT accredited training with experienced tutors, professional equipment and a great atmosphere to train in. Our training centre is medically led, is well-equipped, within easy reach of public transport and regularly inspected by our other awarding body (VTCT); to ensure we are giving you the best service for your money. We pride ourselves on working with only qualified and industry experienced tutors who are friendly, welcoming and happy to go the extra mile to deliver the very best student experience possible.

Our in-depth training courses gives you the competence and confidence needed so that your clients can rest assured that they are being advised and treated by a therapist who is fully trained and qualified.

All courses are run as smaller groups than most other providers, allowing plenty of opportunity to ask questions or seek further support if required. Our training centres are permanent and exclusive to us and they are always set-up ready to begin your training. All centres have the very latest equipment and products required to adhere to industry standards.

If for any reason you feel you the need to return for further training we are more than happy to facilitate this within 3 months of original training.