Laser & IPL Hair Reduction (includes Laser & IPL Laser Safety Officer Certificate Training)
This course equips clinicians with the fundamental knowledge needed to understand the laser and IPL technology used in hair reduction. The unit on light physics discusses the science of light and concepts such as the electromagnetic spectrum, selective photothermolysis and the interactions between light and the skin and covers the fundamentals of hair removal using light based technologies. The unit on laser and IPL systems gives an overview of how the technology works. The unit on regulation covers legislation, regulation and standards both nationally and those pertaining to the state-based requirements set out for Queensland, Western Australia and Tasmania. The safety unit is the largest topic and ensures the participant understands the requirements for client and staff safety, personal protective equipment, controlled access to laser rooms and laser safety planning and auditing. Assessment is a two hour, online, open book exam.
Who is it for?
Anyone who is interested in providing laser and/or IPL hair reduction services.
How long does it take?
Eight to ten hours at your own pace, in your own time.