VTCT (ITEC) Level 4 Award in Advanced Skin Needling

Level : Beginner
Price : £833.33 + VAT
Duration of course : 6 months
Practical experience : 4-5 practical days in clinic plus additional theory time

VTCT (ITEC) Level 4 Award in Advanced Skin Needling offers an exceptional qualification that caters to both skilled Beauty therapists and individuals with medical training who seek to integrate advanced aesthetic techniques into their range of treatments.

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The Level 4 Skin Needling curriculum provides students with comprehensive training aligned with national standards, providing the required skills and knowledge required as certified skin needling therapists. The course imparts a profound grasp of safety protocols essential to administering skin needling procedures. As part of the qualification, participants will revisit their understanding of anatomy and physiology relevant to Level 4 aesthetic treatments.

As with our full range of Level 4 courses, delegates will cover in depth health and safety protocols. The client consultation procedures are emphasised, encompassing treatment clarification, contraindications, potential reactions, patch testing, and anticipated side effects. After treatment care is covered, including putting together a tailored follow-up plan and the significance of post-treatment sun protection. The qualification will cover customer service, refining client communication and enhancing students’ prospects within their own clinics or with prospective employers.

In the practical module, students will undertake case study treatments on live models, covering a variety of treatment areas. Learners will also cover the importance of the treatment environment’s readiness and equipment sterility. Apt selection of personal protective equipment (PPE) for aesthetic technicians and an in-depth comprehension of the skin needling process are central to the practical learning. Under the supervision of one our expert trainers, learners will master the art of selecting the appropriate needle dimensions, ascertaining optimal treatment duration and intensity in accordance with each client’s unique needs, all while diligently monitoring their response.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Level 3 beauty therapists, dental nurses, nursing assistants and medical professionals. We are also able to accept some other beauty qualifications please enquire to see if you are eligible.

With our Level 4 there are many different approaches to gaining your level 4 qualification. The route to achieving this will depend on your previous training and any previous experience you might have. If you are an experienced beauty therapist or medical professional you can complete the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), we do require that you successfully complete the online learning including the end of module quiz’s and send us a log book of 25 treatments you have performed for each procedure over a 6 month period. If this is new a new area of treatment for you, you will need to complete the full qualification.

Yes we do. We offer a 0% interest finance plan to help you spread the cost of your qualification. You will need to pay 50% of the course fee upfront plus a £50 administration fee. The rest can then be paid over 6 or 12 monthly installments. All prices stated are all-inclusive which means there are no hidden costs along the way.

£1250 + VAT

Our Level 4 qualification take place at our National Training Centre in Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire, just 40 minutes outside of London and only 1 hour from Birmingham.

There are 3 easy ways to book an aesthetic training course with us:

  1. Online booking – view all available course dates and secure your place on your preferred date and location
  2. Call our course co-ordinators – if you would prefer to speak to a member of our team prior to booking please call our dedicated administrative staff on 01844 390110
  3. Email us – alternatively please email us at [email protected]

Yes, we work alongside aesthetic recruitment agency Clinic People who match qualified clinicians to clinics within the UK.


What is the structure of the VTCT (ITEC) Level 4 Award in Advanced Skin Needling?

You will complete an online course via our interactive online learning portal. Attend 2 training days where you will learn how to carry out the treatment and complete the required case study treatments on live patients. You will then complete a theory exam (this can be done remotely) and then return to clinic to complete a final, externally assessed treatment.

Live Patients

Live patients provided

We are one of the only training providers to use live patients on our training courses

Clinical Environment

Learn in a clinical environment

This course is held in our training clinic in Buckinghamshire.

Finance Packages Available

Finance packages

We offer you the chance to divide the cost of your course into affordable monthly payments

Ongoing Support

Unlimited Support

We provide ongoing support after your taining. Our clinical leads are on hand to answer any questions you may have

Certificate of Attendance

Certificate of attendance

Our course is CPD certified and we provide a certificate of attendenace at the end of each course to enable you to start treating


Alex Hall - Aesthetic Practitioner - Cosmetic Courses

Alex Hall

Aesthetic Practitioner and Level 4 Trainer

Alex Hall - Aesthetic Practitioner - Cosmetic Courses

Keelee Lamb

Skin Specialist and Level 4 Trainer

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