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Beauty Courses

Chemical Peels improves the look and feel of the skin, reducing the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and age spots.

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Chemical Peel Accredited Diploma Course

One day training course in Chemical Skin Peeling.

The chemical skin peel training includes teaching using  re-surfacing peels at 30% and 50% glycolic/lactic & salicylic peel. 

The combination of glycolic acid, lactic acid and salicylic acid within a superficial chemical peel provides a skin exfoliant to chemically remove keratinised structures of the epidermis, restoring a radiant complexion. Safe and easy to use with no downtime.

Open to experienced therapists only please see entry requirements below.


Benefits

Glycolic acid is a type of Alpha Hydroxy Acid derived from sugar cane (it can also be made synthetically). Due to its smaller molecular size, glycolic acid is more effective than other alpha hydroxy acids and when used correctly can improve the look and feel of the skin, reducing the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and age spots.


Glycolic acid works in a number of ways, primarily through its exfoliation properties. On application the glycolic acid penetrates the upper layer of the epidermis, weakening the binding properties of the lipids that hold dead skin cells together. This action allows the layer of dead skin cells to dissolve revealing the underlying skin.


Requirements for this course

Open to experienced therapists only with one or more of the following qualifications:

NVQ Level 3 in Beauty

or a level 3 in full body Massage qualification or equivalent

or a level 3 in Anatomy and Physiology

Any one of the qualifications above will be accepted

Also if you are a fully qualified Nurse or Doctor you can also attend this course


Kits

Starter kits are available to purchase on the day and thereafter.  Full details of how and where to purchase the products required to carry out the treatments are explained on the training course.

 

Do I need to bring a model?

No

You do not need to take a model with you as you will work with another student on the day of training. The class runs with 2 or more people booked on and you can book 24 hours before the start date if you wish. If you do not wish to be worked on due to medical reasons, sometimes the tutor can provide one if advised beforehand.


Venues

Please note this course is currently only available in London and Cheshire.

The venue in Cheshire is ideally located near Warrington with close proximity to Manchester, Liverpool (approx 20 minutes) Leeds and Birmingham just 1 hour 15 minutes.

Course Accredited by the following bodies:

Accredited Certified & Insurable Course
Price £200.00

This is an insurable course allowing you to use this therapy with the general public and charge for it.


We just require a small deposit to secure your place.

No case studies are required - no written exams, certificate given on the day on completion of a successful practical assessment with your tutor.


Maximum of 6 in a class, keeping it small ensuring individual attention.


This Treatment is for:

Glycolic acid is particularly effective for skin rejuvenation because of the following unique properties

 

  • Exfoliates by thoroughly removing the uneven, rough layer of dead skin cells, resulting in a more compact stratum corneum
  • Penetrates through the upper layer of skin to begin exfoliation from the bottom up, diminishing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles
  • Increases moisture retention by binding with water and pulling it through the stratum corneum, improving skin hydration and overall skin health
  • Reduces the amount of surface skin oil, which aids the removal of blackheads and other skin impurities and can help stimulate collagen production within the dermis 


Benefits of advanced treatments for the skin and the aging process and how it can benefit your clients



The skin has three layers:

 

  • The epidermis – the outer layer we see
  • The dermis – made up of connective tissue such as collagen & elastin, the dermis serves as 
the skins structural support network
  • The subcutaneous tissue – contains fat cells, these cells help make the skin look plump or full. The skin ageing process is caused by many factors including:
  • Excess free radicals
  • Environment (e.g. chemicals, UV exposure)
  • Lifestyle (e.g. stress, smoking and diet)
  • Insufficient hydration
  • Hormonal imbalances
  • Vitamin deficiencies 
The effect of the ageing process causes:
  • The epidermis thins. The cells and matrix lose their ability to retain moisture.
  • The dermal layer thins and produces less collagen. The elastin fibres responsible for 
maintaining skin elasticity begin to wear out.
  • The subcutaneous fat cells shrink, unable to support the weakening dermal layer. 
The results of the ageing process include:
  • The loss of moisture retention result in dramatically dryer skin.
  • The reduction in collagen and weaker elastin fibres cause wrinkles to form and the skin to 
sag. The sebaceous glands enlarge but produce less sebum oil which further dries the skin.
  • Shrinkage of the fat cells makes wrinkles and sagging skin more evident. 
As the skin degrades wrinkles form and the skin's texture and resilience diminishes. Skin rejuvenation treatments aid the remodelling of the epidermal and supporting dermal structures to gain improved skin texture, firmness and hydration.

 


Course Agenda

•Structure & physiology of the skin
•Skin aging and disorders
•Skin peels & how they work on the skin
•Professional and Homecare products
•Professional treatment protocols
•Health and safety implications
•Practical demonstration peeling protocols
•Hands on practice with peeling products – you are able to receive a peel as well as perform the treatments
•Assessment
•Business and Marketing – pricing structures and treatment plans


Training of Protocol to Administer Treatment

  • Initial consultation, whether the candidate is suitable, expected outcome, ideal treatment plan for initial phase, on-going maintenance strategy
  • Consultation forms – what to fill out for initial consultation to remain on file and subsequent forms for each procedure
  • Before and After Photos and consent
  • Explanation to client of the treatment procedure itself
  • Preparation for treatment
  • Treatment procedure
  • Aftercare advice
  • Follow up contact details for advice or concerns following treatment
  • Booking of next appointment

Course Aims and Objectives

 

  • To deliver excellence in training of skin rejuvenation treatments to the face, neck and hands
  • To ensure each individual we train is able to implement confident and competent delivery of each treatment they wish to learn
  • Achieve growth of the treatment options you offer to your clients   
  • Increase your profits by training and gaining certification in skin treatments
  • Assurance of continual post course support further to training
  • Assist awareness of the benefits in the skin treatments to your clients for immediate skin radiance (special occasion) to long term benefits of complete rejuvenation
  • Provide business tools and marketing skills to implement these procedures into your practice to maximise the benefits these treatments can add to both your clients' expectations and in turn your profit margins
  • To provide all information to gain insurance and detail current regulatory matters for best practice

Course Outcomes

 

  • Accurate skin health assessment and diagnosis
  • Prescribe suitable treatment
  • Safe and competent delivery
  • Knowledge of where and how to obtain products
  • Knowledge of insurance cover and regulation information
  • Strategic plan to maximise business progression using skin rejuvenation treatments
  • Marketing plan to implement procedures into practice and generate increased sales

What to bring – what to wear – do I need a model

You do not need to bring anything - Everything is provided
You do not need to wear tunic or whites

Models are provided.


Delegate can bring their own model and a nominal fee is charged depending on treatment being trained – arrangement of this is made prior to training course.
Treatment is offered to delegate at no charge.


What is included in the course fee

All practical tuition, training materials – treatment couches, chemical peeling products, consumables relevant for treatment, sharps bin.  Training manual, handouts which include detailed ingredient lists, consent forms, procedure protocols, costs and profits sheets for treatment options, where to purchase all relevant materials required to carry out treatment.


Business and Marketing - how to set your pricing, profit margins, treatment options, combined treatment options.  Insurance information.



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Certificates, Times, Venue and Balance Payment Information.

Certificates are given on the day of training, a recognised Accredited Diploma Qualification by a private training school promoted by Gateway as a leader in its field for this specialised course.

For course times, venue information, what to wear etc please use/click on the information tabs above where this information can be found.

The balance of the course fee is paid direct to the tutor and they will contact you by email as soon as the deposit is paid for the course.


Course Manuals

All course manuals are included in the price of the course - you will get a bound hard copy course manual given to you on the day of your training.

Our Extra Gifts to You!

You will also get a complimentary Anatomy and Physiology manual as our gift to you - worth £10!
This is given to you when you sign up for a course as an e-manual, via a link in your course confirmation from your tutor.

You do NOT have to read this before your course.

You do NOT have to bring it with you as it is for later reference if you need it.

It is an extra manual to save you having to buy Anatomy and Physiology books later saving you money.

We also send you the Gateway therapist accounts package after you have completed a course with us - complimentary worth £10!


Student Feedback

Feedback from Helen Jane Claxton-Roper
Email: hclaxton-roper@hotmail.co.uk
Feedback
Jeanette provided excellent comprehensive training on the day. She was very thorough and ensured we covered what we should know. The small class numbers ensure that delegates are able to have guided practical experience and this increases confidence.

Did the course live up to your expectations? Yes

Would you consider attending another course with us? Yes

Did you get confirmation of the course you booked from your tutor by email, within 3 days of booking? Yes

Was the tutor easy to contact before and after your course if needed? Yes

Did you find our manuals useful? Yes
What made you decide to book with Gateway
The one day training enables a wide variety of delegates to participate in courses to improve existing skills or learn new ones that can be incorporated in to their existing skill base. Being able to combine courses ensures flexibility for therapists.

Where did you hear about Gateway? Google

Did you find this web site easy to use? Yes

Is it ok to use your comments on the website? Yes


Course Accreditations

This course is insurable and accredited by the professional bodies, Hamilton Fraser, LMU - London Market Underwriters, Towergate.

For more information, see Accreditation & Entry Requirements information tab above

Certifications/Qualifications Attained

Accredited/recognised training company diploma - recommended by Gateway for this specialised course.

Insurable allowing you to gain insurance and use therapy with the general public and charge.

Specialising in small classes for individual attention
Why book with us - Accredited, Established, Trusted, Recognised and Insurable Qualifications


Please Check You Have the Prequistes for this Course Before Booking

You can find the requirements for this course in the requirements section here


Every year we train thousands of therapists, from Champneys Health Resort, large professional salons like Dior, The Mandarin Oriental Spa at Knightsbridge and the Sanctuary as well as training therapists and complete beginners who come to us at one of our many venues.

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