VTCT Award in Radiofrequency Microneedling Treatments Level 5

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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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Start Date

Start Date
06 November 2024

Start Time

Start Time

End Time

End Time


2 weeks

In a nutshell

The VTCT (ITEC) Level 5 Award in Radiofrequency Microneedling Treatments is a beauty aesthetic qualification aimed at level 4 qualified practitioners aged 18 and over, who wish to add advanced needling techniques to their repertoire of treatment offerings.

This 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 radiofrequency microneedling practitioner.

This course is for...

  • those who hold a Level 4 in Radio Frequency qualification.
  • those who are aged 18 and over

Course content

Radiofrequency microneedling is a cosmetic procedure. It uses tiny needles and radiofrequency waves to rejuvenate facial skin. The treatment is a form of controlled skin injury. The damage stimulates the growth of healthy new skin, which can benefit common skin issues like acne scars and wrinkles.

This course will develop your knowledge, understanding and practical skills when performing skin rejuvenation treatments using radiofrequency microneedling techniques. You will enhance skills in providing a thorough consultation to establish client suitability for treatment alongside the knowledge on how to devise a specific treatment plan tailored to suit individual client needs and requirements.You will also further develop the knowledge required to provide pre and post-treatment advice and aftercare, including any further treatments needed to ensure the client receives the full benefit of the treatment and maximise results.

The course includes:

  • Safety considerations
  • Protocols and guidelines for treatment
  • Analysis of RF Microneedling techniques
  • Consultation, planning and preparation
  • Application of RF Microneedling techniques

Assessment is through an assignment, a practical exam and clinical case studies and you will be awarded the VTCT Level 5 Award in Radio Frequency Microneedling.

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 Microblading Eyebrows
  • Level 4 Award in Dermaplaning

Entry Requirements

You will need to hold a Level 4 Radio Frequency qualification 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. 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 - 6 clients as case studies for your assessments.

Commercial and Business Advantages

Radio Frequency Microneedling treatment costs can vary between £250 - £400.

Where can I study VTCT Award in Radiofrequency Microneedling Treatments Level 5?

Crosskeys Campus
(Part Time Day)
Start Date: 06 November 2024

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