AIT Microdermabrasion

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Microdermabrasion is a non-surgical, non-chemical, non-invasive method of skin resurfacing, i.e. a powerful mechanical exfoliation using crystals or diamond tips to remove the outer layer of dead or damaged skin cells revealing a more youthful skin. It is designed to improve the overall texture and tone of the skin.

If you are looking to advance your facial and skincare qualifications or embark on a career as specialising in advanced aesthetic treatments, our diploma in Microdermabrasion is designed to equip you with the knowledge, practical skills to be able do this with confidence.

Underpinning this qualification you will develop a sound knowledge of health and safety practices in a salon environment and how to promote client care and communications in beauty related industries.

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

Skin-related treatments are currently in very high-demand and they are an extremely profitable treatment to offer clients, with many returning for regular treatments every 4-6 weeks to maintain beautiful-looking skin. Microdermabrasion offers a modern, virtually painless alternative to chemical and laser peels. It is a versatile procedure that can be combined with other treatments to help achieve the desired results.  Following the treatment, clients will immediately notice their skin is smoother and younger looking. This course teaches the treatment process using the popular diamond-tipped applicator method which we use in our clinic.

Entry Requirements

Facial qualification

Medical qualification

Course Content & Learning Outcomes: 

  • 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 Microdermabrasion
  • What is microdermabrasion?
  • Different types
  • How does it work?
  • Indications and benefits
  • Consultation
  • Contra-indications
  • Treatment Protocol & Method
  • Post treatment advice
  • Health and safety considerations

Why choose us?

We offer high-quality VTCT 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 the 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 course 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.

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