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The VTCT (ITEC) Level 4 Certificate in Skin Needling 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 over 14 weeks, 4 days of which are 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 and 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 needling 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 are beauty courses such as this one are highly regarded by employers both in the beauty and aesthetic industry.

The course runs over 14 weeks duration 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 roller and pen needling, a very valuable skill, to have as they are both used widely in industry. You will be shown how to safely and correctly carry out both procedures, discussing their benefits and differences. Products for use include those that are used for both needling and also mesotherapy which gives this course an added benefit. Here you will be given instruction and product information on those most commonly used to treat various skin conditions as well as fine lines and wrinkles. Anyone who is new or looking to increase 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 needling

  • 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 amount.

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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