VTCT Award in Dermaplaning Level 4

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Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area
Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy



Mode of Study
Mode of Study
Part Time Day

Crosskeys Campus



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Please note, all advertised fees are for one year only, unless otherwise stated in the additional information below
Start Date

Start Date
08 November 2024

Start Time

Start Time

End Time

End Time


2 weeks

In a nutshell

The VTCT Level 4 Award in Dermaplaning qualification is informed by employers and national and international standards for aesthetic beauty and includes all the required elements to work effectively as a fully commercial dermaplaning practitioner.

This course is for...

  • those who want to introduce non-medical aesthetic treatments into their business
  • those who hold a Level 3 Beauty Therapy qualification or the Level 3 Certificate in Access to Aesthetic Therapies
  • those who are aged 18 and over.

Course content

Dermaplaning offers deep exfoliation removing dead skin cells from the upper layer of the surface of the skin using a surgical scalpel. This gentle ‘shaving’ of the skin surface can also remove fine vellus hair (fuzz) from the face giving a renewed and glowing appearance to the skin.

The course includes:

  • Health and Safety
  • Treatment Planning
  • Assessing Skin Characteristics
  • Pre and post treatment advice
  • Dermaplaning products
  • Preparation and selection of equipment and products
  • Practical application of treatment

Assessment is through practical and theory examinations and case studies and you will be awarded the VTCT Level 4 Award in Dermaplaning.

On completion of this course you can progress onto other Level 4 and 5 courses including:

  • Level 4 Award in Skin Peeling
  • Level 4 Award in Skin Needling
  • Level 4 Award in Radio Frequency
  • Level 4 Award in Microblading Eyebrows

Entry Requirements

You will need to hold a Level 3 Beauty Therapy qualification or Level 3 Certificate in Access to Aesthetics and be aged 18 or over.

Additional information

Please note that from 2024, local authorities require that you complete mandatory training to obtain registration to practice Microblading. The mandatory, one day training course in Infection Prevention Control will be available to you at Coleg Gwent.

You will be required to wear a clinic uniform and suitable footwear.

The course fees include tuition and registration fees. Tuition fees are due at the time of booking/enrolment. If required, this can be by direct debit, over five instalments.If your employer is funding your course, confirmation of this in writing will be required so that the college can arrange to invoice them.

It is essential that you are able to provide 4 clients as case studies for your assessments.

Commercial and Business Advantages

Dermaplaning is a cost effective way of getting new clients into your clinic due to the affordability of the treatment. Dermaplaning entry level is around £40 per treatment and the higher end will be about £70 and can take less than 30 minutes in treatment time. You can see Dermaplaning as a standalone treatment package and also as a good add-on treatment.

Where can I study VTCT Award in Dermaplaning Level 4?

Crosskeys Campus
(Part Time Day)
Start Date: 08 November 2024

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After booking your course you have 14 days to change your mind and request a full refund. You can still request a refund after this date, but this will only be given if you meet the criteria from the college fee policy.

If your chosen course starts within 14 days of you booking your place, then the 14 day refund policy does not apply and any refund will be subject to the college fee policy.

All courses may be subject to change and cancelled if deemed not viable to run.

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