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The VTCT (ITEC) Level 4 Certificate in Skin Peeling is an advanced therapy qualification aimed at level 3 qualified practitioners aged 18 and over, who wish to add this therapy to their repertoire of treatment offerings.

Learners are required to hold a level 3 beauty therapy qualification or equivalent.



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The course runs over1 4 weeks, which includes 4 class days.

Dates on Enquiry

NOTE: Our flexible system allows us to run courses at flexible times, so please enquire about dates that are of interest to you. Please Enquire.

Throughout this qualification, learners will develop their knowledge and understanding of relevant anatomy and physiology & health and safety pertaining to level 4 non-medical aesthetic therapies. Here you will develop the knowledge, understanding and skills to consult and analyse clients whilst providing skin peeling treatments to a satisfactory level. It is important that students have background knowledge in skin anatomy which will better equip you for the course. Level 4 Beauty courses such as this are highly regarded by employers both in the Beauty and Aesthetic industry.


The course runs over 14 weeks duration, 5 days of which are class days and can be modified due to student time constraints. Course work is by way of live class participation for both theory and practical assessment. There is an aspect of online activity which allows students to study and participate at their own pace. All assessment is logged within a portfolio which is collated and marked by your tutor. Ongoing tutor support is given throughout.

During the course you will be given instruction on both chemical Peel type 1 and 2. Peeling systems covered are Glycolic 1 & 2, lactic acid, Salicylic acid, Jessners, TCA, Mandelic acid as well as other AHA’s and BHA’s used for peeling. Also discussed are those products that are used alongside peels that follow correct skin protocols. Client skin preparation, aftercare and homecare all form part of this course as they play an important part of the skin peel process.  

A free medical skin care kit is part of the course to ensure the students skin is balanced prior to treatment. All students will be checked for contraindications and suitability before use. If students cannot partake, a client will be required for the student to work on. Kits should be used at least one week before partaking on the course.

Anyone who is new or looking to increase your skills will enjoy this lucrative course.

Our tutors have a high level of experience within the Beauty field both in education and industry as well as the medical field and will teach you to the same standards as found in higher education.  This coupled with your input will allow you to progress to a level expected for certification.

You will complete the following units

  • Provide skin Peeling

  • Advanced skin care

  • Practice and consultation


How you will be assessed?

Theory assessment is through ongoing assignments some of which is done as online student portal. Practical observation takes place at the school, however part of ongoing practical will be completed as distance learning.  All evidence is collated by way of a student portfolio which your tutor has access too. Ongoing support will be given throughout the duration of the course. This course is also suitable for both live class and distance learners. For those learners who do not have access to computers can submit by paper form. Please enquire for details.


Entry Requirements



  • 4 class days over 14 weeks – 10am - 5pm

  • Ongoing home study – 14 weeks duration

  • End test


Further study - Entry


Deposit is £100, deductible from the Total Course Fee.

Includes VTCT registration fee, exam/assessment fee, learning pack..

Course payments must be made in full before awarding the certificate can be fulfilled.

2 Payment options are available for courses. A payment agreement must be completed  and all relevant payments must be paid prior to course commencement. 

1 PAYMENT - Payment should be made before your selected course starts.

PAYMENT PLAN - Find out about option to Pay by Instalments

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