Scandinavian Skincare Academy

Diploma in Laser / IPL

Certification / Diploma Course in
Laser / Light / IPL - Fast Track

QCF Level 4
QAN 500/1212/5

On our academy in Gloucestershire, England, we offer Fast-Track courses in Laser / IPL with certification and an opportunity for international recognition and degree. Certification courses (certificate) and diploma studies in Laser / IPL provides bachelor level by ITEC's international criteria (QCF Level 4).

Please note that our course is different from all others on the market as the maximum number of students on any course is 4. This ensures that our core team of four persons can provide you with the maximum personal attention. In addition, the practical session in the Cotswolds focus on actual practical treatments with the theory discussed during those treatments. This ensures that you will have as much time as possible actually performing IPL & Laser treatments.



Theory via web-based e-learning from home ahead of practice seminar.

Practice seminar

6-day practice seminar held in Broadway in the Cotswolds, England.

Course Content

  • Hair Removal for skin types I to VI
  • Lines and wrinkles
  • Age spots
  • Sun spots and freckles
  • Sun damaged skin
  • Active acne clearance
  • Pigmentation marks
  • Redness of the face & Red Neck
  • Reduces and helps clam rosacea
  • Decreases pore size
  • Stimulates collagen & elastin
  • Thread Vein Removal Face, legs and body
  • Vascular lesions (red & blue vein removal)


Part 1: Introduction to laser medicine with dermatology, anatomy and physiology of ageing

Part 2: IPL / laser / Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) for permanent hair removal, hair reduction and hair stimulation. This topic gives students a theoretical basis for understanding and evaluating how light and laser function acts on the hair and in relation to hair removal and hair stimulation. 

Part 3: IPL / Laser / Lights for anti-aging, skin rejuvenation and skin problems such as pigmentation, wrinkles, broken capillaries, rosacea and age spots. This course provides students with a theoretical basis for understanding and assessing function of how light and laser acts on the skin and in relation to solve skin problems.

Part 4: Professional conduct and business awareness and management of health, safety and security in the salon/clinic.


Admission Requirements

  • Estheticians (minimum 3 years experience)
  • Nurses / medical therapists / health professionals
  • Doctors / Dentists
  • Note! HPR No. or official authorization number must be applied to the application  

Course Codes

Aestheticians (UK Accreditation: QAN 600/0595/6) Required Part 1.4  

Nurses / health professionals / medical therapists
(UK Accreditation: QAN 500/1212/5) Required Part 1-4  

Doctors / Dentists UK Accreditation: QAN 500/1212/5)
Required Part 2-3  

International Exam

Certificate and Diploma in Laser / Light and IPL by ITEC international exam criteria.
Examination fee of £200  for registration on the international exams.  

Certificate and Diploma in Laser / Light and IPL

Fast Track (Bachelor) QCF Level 4

Held at the Scandinavian Skincare Academy in the Cotswolds, UK


Under the new regulations, many insurance companies now require full Level 4 laser education prior to providing insurance cover.


The Cotswolds, Gloucestershire

Our Gloucestershire academy is located in Broadway in The Cotswolds - an outstanding English landscape once experienced, never forgotten.



  • Theory via web-based e-learning from home ahead of practical
  • 6-days practical in the Cotswolds, England


Theory Dates (e-learning)

  • Register anytime


Course Fee

  • £3,500
  • Financing options available
  • Students are responsible for travel, accommodation, food & beverage, textbooks, uniform & exam



Single & twin accommodation available at our academy in Chipping Campden, one of England's prettiest villages. Includes breakfast  and use of the Spa.


Info for Overseas Delegates

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MÖ Laser & Spectrum

We use MÖ equipment from Scandinavian Skincare Systems in England.


Course Dates