VTCT (ITEC) Level 4 Certificate in Skin Needling


The VTCT (ITEC) Level 4 qualification in Skin Needling has been developed as a result of a move towards regulating non-medical aesthetic therapies to ensure practitioner knowledge, client care and safety is at the forefront of all advanced non-medical aesthetic treatments offered by therapists. The VTCT (ITEC) Level 4 qualification in Skin Needling consists of modules:

  • Principle & practice of non-medical aesthetic therapies
    • Developments of non-medical aesthetic therapies
    • The benefits and limitations of commonly available non-medical aesthetic therapies
    • Importance of professional conduct in non-medical aesthetic therapies
    • Key regulations, legislative influences and responsibilities relating to non-medical aesthetic therapies
    • Advanced contra-actions, hygiene issues and medical emergencies of specific concern to non-medical aesthetic therapies
  • Advanced consultation for non-medical aesthetic therapies
    • Effective communication and professional behaviours and how these contribute to client trust
    • Methods and processes for gaining information through consultation
    • Importance of completing a thorough consultation
    • Legal requirements for completing consultation
    • Information required when completing a consultation
  • Advanced skin care for non-medical aesthetic therapies
    • Physiology of skin ageing
    • Advanced skin assessment
    • Prepare for advanced skin assessment
    • Provide advanced skin assessment
  • Provide cosmetic skin needling treatments
    • Know safety considerations when providing cosmetic skin needling treatments
    • Understand how to provide cosmetic skin needling treatments
    • Know the relevant anatomy, physiology and pathologies for cosmetic skin needling
    • Be able to consult, plan and prepare for treatment
    • Be able to provide cosmetic skin needling treatments

This course is available at both our training centres in the West Midlands & Bedfordshire. Students can further develop their knowledge and skills by completing supplementary specialist qualifications at level 4 in one or more of the following areas:

  • Radio Frequency
  • Ultrasound
  • Skin Peeling

Contact us for course dates.


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Course Fee: £1450

Registration Fee: £150*

Exam Fee: The course price includes case study dates provided upon course registration, one practical exam fee, two attempts of the multiple-choice theory exam and two assignment submissions. For charges relating to additional theory and practical exam attempts, case study days and assignment submissions please refer to our terms and conditions.

Equipment: Students have an option to purchase the CE marked Dermedics MST Micro-needling Pen (including cartridges) at a subsidised cost when purchasing with the course.

Booking Fee: A non-refundable booking fee of £250 is required to confirm your place on the course.  The remaining amount can be paid as a single payment or in four interest free instalments at four week intervals. Please read our terms and conditions prior to course enrolment.

Entry Requirements: Students must have completed a nationally recognised Level 3 in Beauty Therapy or a Level 2 in Facials and a Level 3 in Anatomy & Physiology with a good level of written and spoken English. Please contact us if you do not meet the entry requirements.

Qualification Requirements: Once enrolled, students are provided access to our online learning portal with access to theory and reading materials. Written assignments which can be completed in your own time around current family and work commitments. To successfully complete this course students must undertake clinical cases studies at one of our centres, pass a multiple choice written exam and a practical exam. The written and practical exam equally contribute 50% towards the final grade marked as fail, pass, merit or distinction.

Insurance: We work with a range of insurance companies who our students can obtain insurance from. We advise students to check insurance cover prior to booking any course with us. You may wish to contact Westminster Insurance or Insync for a quote.


Additional information

Course Dates

Booking Fee – Birmingham, Booking Fee – Luton, Skin Needling Course – Monday 4th December – Birmingham, Skin Needling Course – Saturday 16th December 2024 – Luton, Skin Needling Course– Monday 29th January 2024 – Luton, Skin Needling Course – Thursday 1st February 2024 – Birmingham, Skin Needling Course – Thursday 7th March 2024 – Luton, Skin Needling Course – Sunday 24th March 2024 – Birmingham


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