Micro Dermabrasion Treatments

Time: 10am to 4pm

Course comprises of theory and practical tuition carried out at either the Academy or your workplace with assignments completed as home study.

You will learn to give the most beneficial micro-dermabrasion treatments to the clients’ body and face.  This course will include on how to diagnose and treat different skin types and conditions. You will be shown how to use micro dermabrasion with galvanic / vacuum and how to deep cleanse the skin.  A pressure point scalp massage is also taught as well as lymphatic drainage. This is a professional and profitable treatment available for male and female clients.

Course syllabus

  • Health, hygiene, safety & legislation Covid-19 regulations
  • Preparation of therapist, tools, work area and client
  • Consultation/record cards
  • Contra-indications and contra-actions
  • Benefits of electrotherapy
  • Theory of anatomy & physiology: muscles, skin, etc
  • Related human anatomy physiology
  • Benefits of facial & body treatments
  • Skin analysis / client care
  • Cleanse/Tone/Moisturise routine
  • Step-by-step guide to micro0dermabrasion procedure and modifications
  • Manual lymphatic drainage (MLD)
  • Contra-indications and contra-actions
  • Aftercare advice
  • Written assessment / practical assessment/ formative / summative
  • Guidance on portfolio building
  • Workbooks are completed as self study at home to reinforce learning

Candidates wishing to achieve this qualification will need to build a portfolio of evidence containing written, practical assessments, assignments, workbooks & all other relevant underpinning knowledge, and written paper to be submitted to awarding body

 Practical Skills on Micro-Dermabrasion:

Introduction to course work health and safety, setting up work area, contra-indications, consultation and practical skills on full treatment, post treatment advice and contra-actions

Review of skills development through practical observation/formative assessment, action planning and theory individual portfolio building throughout the course all ranges must be completed at formative stage
On completion of self study workbooks & case studies etc. students will return** for practical and written assessments/exams and submission of portfolio.
Summative/final practical and written exams/assessments

Portfolio submission

Completed portfolio with photographic evidence

Internal /external verification availability


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