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Beauty Courses

Treatment softens the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and mild scarring. Immediate results – smooth, soft and radiant skin.

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Dermaplaning Accredited Diploma Course

One day certified professional training course in Dermaplaning, this is a very popular course with our students and we are offering it at a very affordable price!

We are a multi award winning training company and one of the top leaders in the industry to offer this to students.

We currently train all of Bobbi Brown's UK staff in our beauty courses as well as Channel 4 make-up artists on Hollyoaks, large hotels, famous spa's and salons.

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Please watch our short introduction video, showing you what to expect from our beauty courses and to learn more.

Please remember to activate the sound on video when it loads, before it starts to play!

Then scroll down this page to view all the course information, content of the course, price, venue and dates available.

Course Content

•Skin physiology and Cellular Turnover
•Types of Hair and Hair life cycle
•Pre-Procedure considerations
•Health and safety implications
•Practical demonstration Dermaplaning protocols
•Combination treatment protocols to boost the effects of the Dermaplaning procedure

•Hands on practice – you are able to receive a treatment as well as perform the treatments
•Business and Marketing – pricing structures and treatment plans

This is a recognised qualification that you can use professionally - For full course content please scroll down this page

One day insurable accredited course - maximum of 6 in a class, keeping it small ensuring individual attention.

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

Open to experienced therapists only please see entry requirements below.

All course information is easy to find right here

You can find the full course description, times and price on this page - For venues and dates on offer, when ready simply click on the purple view dates or book now button.


Dermaplaning is a form of deep exfoliation using a sharp surgical blade to manually and safely scrape off any build-up of keratinised skin cells (stratum corneum) on the face.

The treatment removes vellus hair which can cause build-up of debris and oils in the follicle which can cause breakouts and a dull complexion.

Removing epidermal tissue allows active skincare ingredients much greater penetration into the epidermis increasing their effectiveness.

Treatment softens the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and mild scarring. Immediate results – smooth, soft and radiant skin.

Painless treatment with no downtime. Suitable for all skin types and conditions – including sensitivities and redness.

Dermaplaning can be used prior to some additional clinical treatments to increase the effectiveness and produce deeper results.

Requirements for this course

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

This popular and skilled treatment is open to therapists with a Nationally recognised level 3 in Beauty Therapy or with one or more of the qualifications listed below

We can accept

    Nationally recognised level 3 in Beauty Therapy
    VTCT level 4 in micropigmentation
    Nationally recognised level 2 or 3 in A&P alongside an ABT accredited Microblading qualification
    Nationally recognised beauty therapy level 2 alongside an ABT accredited Microblading qualification
    Dental nurse with GDC number

Course Times

And also Dates & Venues Information

This information can all be found by going to the very top of this Page - Simply scroll up and then click on information tab link button of choice.

You can find the price, venue options and dates all located at the top of the page next to the 'Course Explained' Link 

Voted Guild Awards of Excellence Winner 'Best Training School' 5 years in a row.

We Love what we do and have a passion for teaching.

Our Promise to you - Repeat Your Course if Needed

If you feel one day is not enough training, you are able to come back to repeat the course again free of charge within 6 months when spaces are available with the same tutor.

However, due to small classes and the 1-1 attention you receive this is rare but for your peace of mind available if required.

Course Accredited or Approved by the following bodies:

Accredited Certified & Insurable Course
Price £380.00


The tutor can advise you on prices for kits and the best place to buy them on the day of your training.

Do I need to bring a model?


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.


Please note this is a specialist course and NOT available at all of our locations, it is currently only available in London we hope to be able to offer it in other locations soon.

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.

Training 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

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

  •     Removes soft facial hair that traps dirt - cause of acne/blemishes
  •     Provides deeper product penetration
  •     Promotes smoother skin
  •     Safe procedure for removing dead skin cells and “peachfuzz”
  •     Instant results and no downtime
  •     Diminishes the look of fine lines
  •     Works on all skin types and reduces the appearance of acne scars
  •     Leaves skin brighter, healthier giving you “baby smooth” look and feel.

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 of 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 including the materials from the kits so you do not need to buy one ahead of the course.
You do not need to wear tunic or whites

Models are provided.

In-house training

This can be arranged if 4 or more students.

What is included in the course fee

All practical tuition, training materials – treatment couches, 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!

Why Book with us?

We are an award winning school, Number One Training School (out of over 80 schools) in the Beauty Industry Survey - By The Guild of Beauty and Holistic Therapists.

And Voted The Guild Awards of Excellence 'Best Training School' by students and won mulitple years in a row! We maintain high standards and are proud of our team of passionate and caring tutors.

When you book with us you have peace of mind we have a proven track record - established in 1998 and accredited by the top professional bodies.

Certificate - Insurance - Brands

Why is our course so popular?

This is because the certification we give you allows a student to work with which ever particular brand they choose to purchase later and use with their clients.

Importantly as we teach effective and safe methods with products our tutors love to use but do not insist on the students who attend to have to continue with any one given brand afterwards to gain insurance and use what they have learned with us professionally.

This then allows students to make their own choice of brand and also means that they are not tied by any particular brand when it comes to their insurance, so should they ever have a problem and if a claim is made and they have changed brand, they would still be covered (please check this with your insurance provider) giving you a lot more flexibility.

This also means you are not tied into buying brands from us which is very restrictive which only makes the school you are buying them from money but does not benefit you. This means the certificate you gain with us gives you the freedom to use what ever brand you wish, the tutors can guide you to good products but ultimately it is your choice!

Who do we train?

Every year we train thousands of therapists, from Champneys Health Resort, large professional salons like Dior, leading hotels like the Mandarin Oriental Spa at the Knightsbridge 5 star hotel, the Sanctuary, John Lewis Spa, Bobbi Brown, Channel 4 as well as training therapists and complete beginners who come to us at one of our many venues.

Course Accreditations

This course is insurable, accredited or approved by the professional bodies, Towergate, LMU - London Market Underwriters, Hamilton Fraser, Thinktree, ABT - Associated Beauty Therapists.

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 Prerequisite 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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