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VTCT Level IV Certificate in Laser and Intense Pulsed Light IPL Treatments

What does this qualification cover?

The VTCT LEVEL 4 Certificate in Laser and Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Treatments is an advanced qualification that has been specifically designed for beauty therapists.

This qualification has been specifically designed for students of all age groups. This course builds on existing knowledge and understanding of therapy skills and will develop an enhanced repertoire of technical skills to prepare you for employment. You will have your skills assessed in a realistic working environment. 

This qualification will require research; it includes the skills involved in providing a thorough consultation with the client to formulate a specific course of treatment, tailored to suit individual client needs. Use laser and light treatments for skin rejuvenation and hair removal and to manage the health, safety and security of the clinic.



€1795 + €200 Certification Fee


Assessments and Certification. 

Deposit of €795 to be paid to confirm place. Fees can be paid in FULL on week 1 or a payment plan can be facilitated. 

Payment plans available. 

ALL fees must be paid in FULL before final exams.


*DEPOSIT NON REFUNDABLE* Please make sure you are available for all dates before payment of deposit.


As part of this qualification, you are required to produce a portfolio of evidence. A portfolio will confirm the knowledge, understanding and skills that you have learnt. It may be in electronic or paper format. Your assessor will provide guidance on how to prepare the portfolio of evidence and how to show practical achievement and understanding of the knowledge required to successfully complete this qualification.

Evidence in the portfolio may take the following forms: observed work, witness statements, audio-visual media, evidence of prior learning or attainment, written questions, oral questions, assignments or case studies. All evidence should be documented in the portfolio and cross-referenced to unit outcomes. Constructing the portfolio of evidence should not be left until the end of the course. 

Course Outline


When you have successfully completed this qualification you will be in a position to aspire to promotion as an advanced beauty therapist providing laser and IPL hair removal and skin rejuvenation serviced within a beauty salon. With new industry regulations coming into effect soon, all therapists will need level 4 qualification to perform all laser treatments. 

Autumn Dates

Dates to be confirmed Late Summer 2024


August/September 2024

Sunday 11th Aug 9:30am-4pm

Monday 12th Aug 9:30am-6pm

Sunday 18th Aug 9:30am-6pm

Monday 19th Aug 9:30am-6pm

Sunday 1st Sep 9:30am-4pm

Monday 2nd Sep 9:30am-4pm

Sunday 8th Sep 9:30am-4pm

Monday 9th Sep 9:30am-4pm

Pre Requisites

Entry into this qualification can be via the previous attainment of a Level 3 qualification in a relevant discipline prior to undertaking this qualification.

Coco College of Beauty Therapy will have ensured that you have the required knowledge, understanding and skills to enrol and successfully achieve this qualification.