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Permanent Hair Removal and Skin Rejuvenation — VTCT Level 4 Diploma

Course information

The VTCT Level 4 Diploma in Permanent Hair Removal and Skin Rejuvenation is a vocational qualification aimed at 19+ learners who wish to pursue a career as an employed and/or self employed beauty therapist specialising in hair removal and skin rejuvenation.

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, although it is considered advantageous for the learners to hold a relevant Level 2 and 3 or equivalent Beauty Therapy qualification.

This qualification is based on the national occupational standards for beauty therapy and includes all the required elements to work effectively as a specialist beauty therapist. Learners must achieve all mandatory units which include:

- Provide electrical epilation

- Advanced epilation techniques

- Laser and light treatments for hair removal

- Laser and light treatments for skin rejuvenation

- Management of health, safety and security in the salon

- Physiology of ageing

- Quality management of client care in the hair and beauty sector

Throughout this qualification, learners will develop their knowledge and understanding of relevant anatomy and physiology, and health and safety whilst looking in depth at the phsyiology of ageing. They will also develop the knowledge, understanding and skills to consult with and manage clients. Learners will learn how t provide a range of beauty treatments including basic and advanced epilation alng with laser and IPL applications in order to make informed decisins for the purpose of hair removal and skin rejuvenation.

In parallel, learners will develop their communication, problem solving and research skills, their awareness of environmental sustainability and their commercial and customer service skills, all of which are valued highly by employers.


VTCT Level 4 Diploma in Permanent Hair Removal and Skin Rejuvenation

This course leads to...

This qualification will prepare you for employment in a salon/spa or clinic.

Entry Requirements

Entry on to this qualification can be via previous attainment of a hair and beauty qualification at Level 3.

During interview the applicant needs to be able to express themselves clearly and show a passion for the course and its content.

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Course ID: 163813

Course Year: 21/22

Course Duration: 1 Year


If you are 16-18 years old at the start of your course, studying at The City of Liverpool College is free. If you are aged between 19-23 and don’t have 2 A-Levels (or equivalent), you won't have to pay any fees for this course.

24 years old or over or 19-23 and have 2 A-Levels (or equivalent) at the start of the course? Fees are payable, but you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to cover the cost of your course. Find out more at, or contact our admissions team on 0151 252 3000 or at

Fee for21/22 is 1645.00
In future years this fee may be subject to change.

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