Training

Pulsar System Training normally takes place at your premises , normally training days are organised after the delivery of your new system.

The training will consist of system operation function, up keep and treatment delivery and normally takes one day.

Pulsar will provide all the training that you need to understand Pulsar IPL technology and to perform ‘hands on’ treatments.

Pulsar training covers the following modules:


IPL / Laser – How and why it works
Light / Skin Interaction
Understanding Skin Types
Pre /Post Treatment Precautions
Performing Consultation
Patch Test Protocol
Contraindications
Tips & Hints for Safe, Effective treatments
Hair Removal / Skin Rejuvenation / Facial Thread Veins.


When you purchase or rent your new Pulsar IPL System the initial training will be provided free of charge and will last one full day.

Our trainers are also available to answer treatment queries and offer advice on maximising the potential of the Intense Pulsed Light business opportunity for your business including marketing and promotions.

In line with de-regulation requirements we can also offer a ‘One Day Refresher Course’ this offers an opportunity for our customers to brush up on ‘hands on’ skills, learn new skills and treatment protocols as well as maintain professional high standards.

Our friendly team of professionals will train you at your premises in all aspects of Pulsar IPL. You will be provided with a complete training manual that you can look back on for future guidance

All required treatment documents will be supplied on a CD disc :

Client Confidential Consultation Record
Client Consent Form
Client Treatment Record Sheet
Doctor's Consent Letter
Treatment Price List ( For Guidance Only )
Customer treatment guide

NVQ Level 4


Pulsar will organise your NVQ Level 4 Laser IPL Training for you Free Of Charge when you Purchase our IPL Systems.

NVQ Level 4 Laser IPL Training can provide you with the skills required to carry out Laser hair removal treatments and laser skin rejuvenation to an exceptionally high standard. In addition to this students will learn the basic health and safety precautions for operating laser technology in the salon.
The regulatory body states that all therapists wishing to carry out laser or IPL treatments must have the NVQ/VRQ Level 4 qualification by 2018. This will be a mandatory requirement by 2018.

As part of this qualification you are required to produce a portfolio of evidence. A portfolio will confirm the knowledge, understanding and skills that you have learnt. It may be in electronic or paper format.
In this qualification you will develop an understanding of managing safe working practices and how to identify and control hazards. You will also learn how to identify hair and skin conditions and those clients suitable for intense light and laser system treatments.

All of our lectures have years of experience working within the beauty industry and working with advanced treatments, so we have the practical experience to back up the training.
We also provide follow up support, so if you do have any questions or are unsure of anything we are there to help.


ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:

• The minimum age for entry to this course is 18 years – no exceptions. There is no upper age limit.

• A good general education is essential for this demanding course

• An excellent level of English is required. You must be able to speak, read, write and understand English fluently

For the 6 day NVQ Level 4 Laser IPL Training course we recommend you have NVQ level 3 in beauty or a medical background.

VTCT Level 4 certificate for Laser and Light treatments officially has no pre requisites
Day 1

Laser Physics
Definition of Laser
Laser Classification
The difference between Laser and IPL.
Types of medical and hair removal lasers – How to choose the right laser

Day 2
Skin and hair biology

The causes and definitions of hair growth, hair and effects of hormones
Different types of hair growth.
Skin typing
Carrying out a consultation

Patient consultation and communication
Detailed paperwork
Skin typing and the impact on laser settings
Consent forms – everything you need to know.
information including medical contra-indications
pre treatment considerations inc skin and hair type
client medical history
Circumstances in which a doctor’s referral or approval is required
Drugs list for either not treating client or test patch with
aftercare and homecare advice.
The correct use of ‘Treatment Log books’
All laser treatments are logged and dated to record any changes to medication, areas treated, fluency of each treatment, number of shots used per treatment, evaluation of each treatment and cost of each treatment.
Treatment

Patch testing procedure
Treatment protocols,
effectiveness of treatments
length between sessions,
Conditions to be treated
Safe parameters of laser machines for effective treatments
Describing the physical sensation of the treatment to the client
Adverse reactions and what to do
Treating acne, rosacea, thread veins, pigmentation with laser/IPL systems
Day 3 – 5 Practical

How to prepare client for treatment
Extensive hands-on practice on laser systems
Full demonstrations to laser treatments.
Practice sessions for students to perform laser hair removal treatments on various areas and hair types.
Practice sessions for students to perform laser thread vein removal treatments
Practice sessions for students to perform laser photo-rejuvenation and Photo-Rejuvenation to help treat the following: Fine lines and wrinkles – Age Spots – Sun Spots and Freckles – Sun Damaged Skin – Acne Breakouts, – Pigmentation marks. Redness of the face – Red Neck and calm rosacea and decreases pore size. Product knowledge to skin types and professional products used.
Day 6
Salon management

Registering your clinic
Maintaining correct paperwork

VTCT – World Class Qualifications

VTCT is a Government approved Awarding Body offering National Vocational Qualifications (NVQs), Scottish Vocational Qualifications (SVQs) and other vocationally related qualifications (VRQs). VTCT has been in existence for over forty years and has been at the forefront of developing the vocational system of qualifications in the United Kingdom.
Course duration 6 days: