Facial Electrotherapy (Advanced Facials) Level 3

Join us for this advanced facial electrotherapy qualification to learn how to carry out treatments such as microdermabrasion and microcurrent and expand your business opportunities.




Level 3

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enquire apply 8047010 19/11/21 11/02/22 Various Throughout Year 17:30 20:30 £500

What will I study?

During this course, you'll discover how facial electrotherapy treatments can resolve a wide range of facial conditions, such as reducing sun damage, scarring, and pigmentation. We'll teach you six advanced facial techniques and associated electrical equipment that a therapist needs to perform results-driven facials. You will learn how to perform Galvanic, High Frequency, Microcurrent, Faradic, Vacumn Suction and Microdermabrasion facials. You will develop a sound knowledge of health and safety, electrical science, skin and client care, aftercare advice and treatment recommendations.

You will study five units:

  • Provide facial electrotherapy treatments
  • Apply microdermabrasion
  • Dermatology and microbiology
  • Client care and communication in beauty-related industries
  • Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon.

How will I be assessed?

Your skills and knowledge will be assessed in a number of ways, including a portfolio of evidence which includes assignments, workbooks, and the development of practical skills. There will be practical assessments throughout the course that will take place in our fully-equipped salons on paying clients. Your knowledge will be assessed by four externally written unit papers on Facial Electrotherapy, Microdermabrasion, MIcrobiology and related anatomy and physiology.

What qualification will I achieve?

Once you have completed this course, you will achieve a VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Electrotherapy

What can I do after completing this course?

Once you have finished this course, you'll gain an approved qualification, meaning you can specialise in electrical facial treatments. You might also like to continue studying and achieve higher level qualifications such Level 4 Skin Peeling, Skin Needling, or Radiofrequency.

Additional Info

You'll need a Level 2 in Beauty Therapy or Level 2 in Facial and Skincare to join this course. We also recommend you set aside two to three hours a week for some study outside of class. During lessons, you'll need to wear a salon uniform and comfortable closed in flat shoes.