VTCT (ITEC) Level 4 Certificate in Skin Needling – Monday 27th January 2025 at 9:00AM

Funding information: Please contact the college for funding information.
Duration: January start. Tuesdays 15 weeks. 09:30 - 3:30. 1 day per week.
Attendance: Part-time

Course Overview

This is an advanced therapy qualification aimed at level 3 qualified practitioners aged 18 and over, who wish to add this therapy to their repertoire of treatment offerings.

Learners are required to hold a level 3 beauty therapy qualification or equivalent.

This qualification is informed by employers and national occupational standards for beauty therapy and includes all the required elements to work effectively as a fully commercial skin needling practitioner.

Course Content

You will cover Principles and practice of non-medical aesthetic therapies, Advanced consultation for non-medical aesthetic therapies, Advanced skin care for non-medical aesthetic therapies and Provide cosmetic skin needling treatments.

Throughout this qualification, you will develop knowledge and understanding of relevant anatomy and physiology and health and safety pertaining to level 4 non-medical aesthetic therapies.

You will develop the knowledge, understanding and skills to consult with and analyse clients whilst providing skin needling treatments. You will also develop communication and customer service skills, widening your knowledge of the principles and practices of level 4 non-medical aesthetic therapies, all of which are valued highly by employers.

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements At a minimum, learners are required to hold either the VTCT Level 2 Award in Facial Massage and Skin Care or VTCT (ITEC) Level 2 Certificate in Facial Skincare (or equivalent) and a qualification in level 3 Anatomy and Physiology.


This qualification is one of a new suite of level 4 advanced non-medical aesthetic therapies developed as a progression route for level 3 practitioners wishing to add to their repertoire in specific treatment modalities.