The Level 7 Diploma is a JCCP approved and VTCT certified clinical aesthetics diploma in injectable treatments for medical professionals considering a career in aesthetic medicine and those already practising but looking to obtain formal recognition for their knowledge and skills.
This diploma delves deep into the understanding of Botulinum Toxin Type A and dermal fillers, leaving delegates confident in their practice.
Why gaining the Level 7 Diploma will benefit you
With regulation coming into the aesthetics industry, you will need to make sure you meet the requirements to perform aesthetic treatments. The government will be introducing a new licensing scheme for non-surgical cosmetic procedures. This means that to carry out any aesthetic treatments, you will need a practitioners license and a premises license.
What will I learn from the Level 7 Diploma?
The level 7 aesthetics diploma will provide you with the relevant knowledge and practical skills to safely and competently perform the following procedures independently:
The use of Botulinum Toxin to treat the upper and lower face
The use of Dermal Fillers to treat nasolabial folds, marionette lines, oral commissures, lip augmentation and cheek augmentation
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STRUCTURE OF THE LEVEL 7 AESTHETICS DIPLOMA
In order to achieve the Level 7 Diploma you must successfully complete 6 mandatory units. These units cover all key topics of Botulinum Toxin and Dermal Filler treatments such as; pharmacology, understanding your patient, anatomy and ageing, managing possible complications and effective treatment administration.
The full qualification will be delivered via the following route:
Foundation Botox and Dermal Filler Training Course
Our one day Foundation Botox and Dermal Filler Training course is your starting point for a career in medical aesthetics.
Online training modules
Using a mixture of videos and interactive modules, our online training provides delegates with in depth knowledge; ranging from understanding your patient, complications to the historical context of aesthetics.
Assignments and literature review
Your coursework will consist of an assignment paper and a 1500 literature review for clinical study, using knowledge gained in your interactive online modules and your own research.
Clinical observation days
Your Clinical Observation Day will allow you to observe 10 Botox and 10 Dermal Filler treatments administered by our experienced practitioners.
Supervised practical days
You will now complete supervised practice days, administering 10 Botox and 10 Dermal Filler treatments under the supervision of our expert trainers.
You will need to complete a final practical examination of 1 Botox and 1 dermal filler. As well as an external objective exam.
Why complete your Level 7 Diploma with Cosmetic Courses
We are considered the “Best Aesthetics Training Provider” by the Aesthetics Industry. All our practical education sessions are completed in our training clinics to provide you with the best learning experience possible. In these practical education sessions, live model patients are used rather than model heads. Our Level 7 students really benefit from this as they will learn how to deal with patients as this is not usually taught.
Employability with Level 7
Completing the Level 7 Diploma will help you set yourself apart from others in the competitive field of aesthetics. The practical experience you will gain from completing the Level 7 qualification will help you in getting hired at leading clinics if this is the route you want to take with your aesthetic career.
If you want to create and run your own clinic the Level 7 Diploma will future-proof yourself against regulation in the industry. This aesthetic qualification will help you whichever route you want to take for your aesthetic career.
There are two different approaches to gaining your level 7 aesthetics diploma depending on your level of experience. The route to achieving this will depend on your previous training and any aesthetic experience you might have. We also offer access to the JCCP Register but this is not seen as a Level 7 Qualification.
LEVEL 7 QUALIFICATION
The full Level 7 Diploma is suitable for both new and experienced aesthetic practitioners looking to obtain formal recognition for their knowledge and skills whilst enhancing your career and employment opportunities. You can view the full structure of the Level 7 Diploma by clicking here.
FAST TRACK: RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING (RPL)
The Recognition of Prior Learning RPL route is designed for experienced practitioners who have been injecting patients consistently. To enroll in the RPL, you will need to have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in aesthetics and have completed a minimum of 30 Botox and 30 filler treatments, and have a colleague or peer who will be your reference to verify your experience.
JCCP FAST TRACK
Suitable for experienced injectors, our Fast Track Assessment has been built in collaboration with Learna and JCCP to allow practitioners to join the JCCP register after successful completion. Also seen as a “Level 7 alternative”. You will not receive a Level 7 Qualification with this route.
Who is eligible for Level 7 and what qualifications are needed to enroll?
LEVEL 7 QUALIFICATION
The Level 7 Aesthetic Medicine Diploma is suitable for all medically registered professionals including: Doctors, Dentists, Independent Nurse or Midwife Prescribers, Nurse Practitioners (without independent prescribing rights) or Midwives (without independent prescribing rights).
If you are not from the UK we will need to see proof of qualification and of registration from your country. If English is not your first language we will need you to complete a English Language Testing System (IELTS).
FAST TRACK: RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING (RPL)
If you are an experienced aesthetic practitioner then you may be able to evidence the clinical practice elements of the diploma using treatments you have performed prior to enrolling. This is known as Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). The RPL route is only valid for the clinical practice components of the qualification. Those choosing the RPL route are required to complete the online learning material, summative synoptic assignments, literature review and final practical assessment with an external objective examination to demonstrate their level of confidence in aesthetic medicine. With the RPL option the clinical practice components of the Level 7 Diploma will be submitted in the form of a log book to demonstrate the practitioners aesthetic experience, this must include:
• Evidence of 30 case studies for botulinum toxin and 30 case studies for dermal filler (60 in total) collated within the last 2 years. • A reference from an experienced aesthetic colleague or peer who can confirm your prior learning.
JCCP FAST TRACK
The JCCP Fast Track Assessment is open to medical professionals such as doctors, dentists, and nurses. All applicants must be registered to practice within the UK under their own governing body. You will also need to have 3+ years’ experience and treat 25 toxin and 25 filler patients a year.
What are the entry requirements for the level 7 diploma?
This qualification is suitable for all medically registered professionals including: Doctors, Dentists, Independent Nurse or Midwife Prescribers, Nurse Practitioners (without independent prescribing rights) or Midwives (without independent prescribing rights). We will require confirmation of your professional registration number to confirm your professional status. If you are not a native English speaker then you must have an English language level of International English Language Testing System (IELTS) 7.0 in all components, or equivalent and this score must be less than 2 years old.
How much practical hands-on experience will I get?
Our qualification framework has been adapted to ensure you receive a maximum amount of guided learning hours. You will see over 40 individual patient cases during your qualification, each one selected by our co-ordinators in order to provide you with cases covering a variety of gender, ages and skin types. Cosmetic Courses only train using live models, all provided by our team. This will provide you with an excellent understanding of the consultation, designing a treatment plan, managing your patients’ expectations, appropriate clinical technique and aftercare support.
Where does the practical parts of the Level 7 take place?
We allow 12 months for the completion of the full qualification.
What happens if I fail any module of my Level 7?
A delegate will be able to re sit a failed module providing they meet the IQ specification guidelines. A fee will be charged per module as follows:
• Foundation Botox and Dermal Filler course £200
• Clinical Observation one retake will be included in your qualification
• Clinical practice £200
• SAQ’s one resubmission will be included in your qualification
• OSCE £300
• Before and after photos not taken from £200
What happens if I need further training?
The programme has been designed in line with industry qualification’s specification for Level 7 diploma in Injectables for Aesthetic Medicine. This specification allows for an achievable pass rate for medical professionals. We do our utmost to provide you with the necessary content and guidance in order to ensure you achieve your Level 7 Qualification however It is your responsibility to ensure you are ready for each stage of your qualification. If you feel you need additional support or training in order to pass any aspect of the qualification you must notify the Cosmetic Courses team in advance. This will be provided to you but may incur additional fees, please see below the options available. • OSCE preparation session £300 • Half Day Bespoke 121 Training £650.
What is the cost of Level 7?
There are 2 options to complete our course. The full level 7 qualification is £8,400 including VAT. On a payment plan, there is an initial payment £3410 followed by either 12x £420 or 18x £280. The RPL route is £3000 and on a payment plan the initial payment is £1220 followed by 6x £300 or 12x £150.
Do you offer finance options for the Level 7?
We have a 0% interest finance plan available 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 instalments. All prices stated are all-inclusive which means there are no hidden costs along the way. Course price: Level 7 – Full Qualification: £8000 + VAT = £9600. RPL £4200 + VAT = £5040
How do I enroll onto the Level 7?
In order to enrol into the Level 7 Qualification you will need to first speak with one of our course co-ordinators who will be able to guide you on which route to achieving the qualification will best suit your needs:
Call our course co-ordinators – to speak to a member of our team please call our dedicated administrative staff on 01844 390110.
Email us – alternatively please email us on [email protected] and we will be in touch as soon as possible to discuss your requirements.
Can non-medics qualify in Level 7 Diploma Aesthetics?
The level 7 diploma is suitable for all medically registered professionals including: Doctors, Dentists, Independent Nurse or Midwife Prescribers, Nurse Practitioners (without independent prescribing rights) or Midwives (without independent prescribing rights) with confirmation of your professional registration number to confirm your professional status. This diploma is not open to non-medics.
We have a 0% interest finance plan available for our Level 7 aesthetic medicine diploma 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.