Microdermabrasion Course

WHAT IS

Microdermabrasion?

Despite microdermabrasion treatments being one of the most popular aesthetic treatments that is suitable for most skins, only a small percentage of clinics offer this treatment to their patients. Bristol Beauty Aesthetic Training Courses offers high quality microdermabrasion training designed for practitioners who wish to offer an extended service to their patients.

Microdermabrasion is a mechanical method of exfoliating the skin. This is a non-surgical method of skin rejuvenation. It works by using a superior vacuum and a specially designed hand piece to exfoliate the layers of the stratum corneum using aluminium oxide crystals. The fine micro-particles being blasted across the face by a kind of skin vacuum cleaner to help improve the texture and appearance of the skin. The powder used varies and can include crystals of aluminum salts, sodium bicarbonate, or sodium chloride. There are two different machines crystal microdermabrasion and diamond tip microdermabrasion.

It is a non -invasive mild treatment causing minimal damage and designed to improve the overall texture, tone and clarity of the skin. The combination of skin exfoliation and vacuum stimulates the fibroblasts to produce new and healthy cells in the basal layer of the epidermis.  This leads to cell turnover, an improved blood flow and skin rejuvenation. The microdermabrasion will smooth out the skin leaving it fresh and regenerating new skin cells. The process also encourages the production of collagen and helps treat early signs of aging. You can offer this as a microdermabrasion treatment or with other skin care enhancing products that are added to a clinical facial routine. This pain free procedure can be combined with other skin rejuvenating treatments such Chemical peels, Micro-needling and LED mask. Bristol Beauty aesthetics offer all these courses.

The Microdermabrasion machine was originally designed as a skin pigmentation treatment and can therefore vastly improve the appearance of facial pigmentation and skin blemishes. Although now the machine is used as a treatment for so many skin complaints dull, uneven skin, breakouts, blotches, acne scaring, larger pores and effective anti-wrinkle, pigmentation and age spots. Removing the skin will help of the new, fresh skin and giving a radiant glow and increasing the collagen produced by our ageing skin. Normally skin renews itself approximately every 28 days.

You will learn to perform competent safe techniques with a sequence of movements using the electrical machine. Microdermabrasion is a quick and safe treatment which doesn’t involve any surgery.

Microdermabrasion can be also an effective option for improving the appearance of stretch marks and some other scars on the skin.

It is a mild treatment causing minimal damage to the surface of the skin and therefore results are subtle and include a freshening in the appearance and improvement in the texture of the skin, and a reduction in the appearance of fine lines or wrinkles. The treatment is usually painless and doesn’t irritate the skin greatly. Private costs for microdermabrasion treatment can be in the range of £40 to £80 per session. This procedure can be repeated every week or so for a series of 5 to 10 sessions. You can offer maintenance treatments can then be scheduled every three or four months.

The theory will then be followed by a demonstration performed by our lecturer, all delegates will have the opportunity to perform a treatment on a client. We can supply a model for all delegates, however sometimes we may ask delegates if they would like to experience the treatment themselves on the training day. This helps give a further insight into the treatment, allowing you manage client expectations.

You will have the understanding knowledge of the treatment procedure. A medical history should be taken by yourself for each individual patient, to ensure that there are no reasons why they shouldn’t have the treatment, and every patient would normally be asked to sign a consent form at this time which means that you have understood the potential benefits and risks associated with microdermabrasion. Photographic evidence, as a “before and after” comparison will be needed for the assessments, it is always a recommendation for a practitioner to keep each treatment on record.

The skin is cleaned prior to treatment, the wand of the microdermabrasion machine is passed over the skin in smooth, stroking movements. The intensity (or pressure at which the crystals hit your skin) of treatment can be varied, either by altering the amount of crystals used, the pressure used, or the length of treatment.

Crystals are directed onto the face and then immediately “vacuumed “away, along with the loosened skin particles. All the waste goes into a separate, closed container to make sure that there is no risk of contamination from dead skin products. A practitioner should NEVER reuse the crystals, they are disposed of correctly.

Should you have any questions or queries once you have introduced the treatment at your own clinic, we are always on hand to offer advice. You can contact us via phone or email and we will be in touch to help. You will need to complete and send five more assessments on completion of the qualification of Microdermabrasion course.

9.00am – 9.15am 
Welcome and Introduction to the course

9.15am – 10.15am
What is Microdermabrasion?

• History of the Microdermabrasion
• Introduction of the Microdermabrasion science
• Microdermabrasion equipment & practical demonstration by the educator
• Health, safety and hygiene methods of practice
• Anatomy and physiology: structure of the skin, skeletal and muscular structure of the face
• Skin diseases and disorders
• Skin types and ph balance Skin types (Fitzpatrick skin chart).
• Equipment, implements and products
• Preparation of room and client
• Contra indications
• Contra actions
• Client consultations and record cards
• Benefits & effects of microdermabrasion treatment
• Skin care, products & their properties safe protocols in the clinic
• Microdermabrasion sequences & movements using the vacuum suction machine
• Importance of the machine and understanding the equipment used
• Theory related to the Microdermabrasion

11:00am – 1.00pm
Practical assessments to be performed with confidence by the delegates for the microdermabrasion treatment.

Delegates will get the opportunity to carry out the procedure on a model as this can be provided Consultation cards to be completed, correct sanitation of equipment, safe handling of needles and disposal. Competent assessments signed off with photographic evidence

1.00pm – 1:30pm
Lunch & refreshment break

1.30pm
Q & A session

Only suitably trained medical professionals and beauty therapists should perform microdermabrasion procedures. Professional requirements for the courses for the course

  • Doctors
  • Surgeons
  • Nurses
  • Dental practitioner with a GDC number
  • Pharmacist
  • Level 4 Micropigmentation
  • Beauty therapist with Level 3 A&P
  • Facial Certificate with Bristol Beauty Aesthetic Training

Please not you will need to check your insurance provider, accrediting bodies various expectations of your qualification to study aesthetic courses. Some of the bodies, like you to have 3 months experience before they will insure you.

Qualified beauty therapists can now take their skills to the next level with our Cosmetic Microdermabrasion Diploma training course. This is an intensive course which covers both theory and practical. This course is ideal for experienced therapists who want to build a clientele offering a high end, lucrative non-surgical treatment to clients which will substantially increase their earnings in the salon/clinic.

You can also study our advance facial course to complete any of our Aesthetic training courses with Bristol Beauty Aesthetic training school. You will be able to contact the link we have with –

Hamilton Fraser Medical Insurers and an approved center with INSYNC Insurers

They will cover you with insurance and experience of the courses.

You will need a Level 3 and above to have an accredited broker insure you such as ABT, PBD Professional Beauty Direct, Towergate, BABTAC.

This one-day microdermabrasion training seminar will provide you with:

A new treatment that will attract a different clientele.

A treatment that will complement and enhance other treatments that you offer in your clinic.

A cost effective quick performing treatment with immediate results for your patient, that you can combine with other clinical aesthetic treatments.

Course Cost

£225 including VAT

What does the course involve?

The day will begin with our highly experienced educator covering the course criteria as follows –

Salon Safety & Hygiene

Be able to consult, plan and prepare for microdermabrasion treatments with clients

Preparation of work station

Anatomy & Physiology – skin, muscles of the face, bones of the face, Blood / lymph

Understand contra-indications that prevent or restrict microdermabrasion treatments

Skin disorders / diseases

Microdermabrasion demonstration from the educator

Be able to carry out a microdermabrasion facial

Be able to provide aftercare advice for clients

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ADDITIONAL

Benefits

The training kit provided is to treat twenty clients

Our trainers can come to you with a call out service

Ongoing support is given with the five assessments to follow for the home study

Our Aesthetic practitioners have a degree in teaching, with over twenty years experience

1-2-1 sessions can be arranged on request

Our training documents are sent via email, as a request they can be posted at an extra cost

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