Foundation Botox and Dermal Fillers Courses in Glasgow

Beginners Botox and Dermal Fillers Courses in Glasgow

Rapidly expanding across the UK, MATA is proud to open new facilities in the beautiful city of Glasgow, based on Buchanan Street. Buchanan Street hosts one of busiest retail districts, including some highly prestigious upmarket shops. With our expansion into Scotland, we aim to cater to new delegates seeking to begin their aesthetic careers with our Foundation Botox and Dermal Filler Courses. From recent success in London, our courses are tailored to the individual, following a strict educational framework.

We believe Glasgow is an excellent location to unleash our Foundation training since it is home to significant medical advances and a perfect place to offer tailored aesthetic courses. With our partnership with OTHM the UK based Awarding Organisation regulated by Ofqual (Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulations). As regulations surrounding aesthetics is changing in the UK, our partnership ensures strict adherence to The Joint Council of Cosmetic Practitioners (JCCP) and obey the legislations of Cosmetic Standards Practice Authority (CSPA), filtered through our entire educational ethos.

Am I Eligible to Enrol?

Both the Foundation and Advanced training courses require delegates to hold a valid Level 6 undergraduate degree either in medicine, nursing, midwifery or dentistry. With expectations including delegates with paramedics and dental hygienist qualifications. You must have proof of practice by holding a legitimate valid GMC/NMC/GDC/GPhC active licence. Finally, we recommend all delegates have a proficiency in English, either as a first language or evidence of English competence (Testing System (IELTS) 7.0 in all components).

What happens on the Foundation Training Days?

In Glasgow, we have state-of-the-art facilities designed to facilitate new delegates on their aesthetic journey. Our Foundation courses are a fantastic route to enhance your skills and improve upon an already refined medical skillset. Aimed to provide the best learning experience, we use small groups of delegates giving you the required hands-on experience and provide you with enough repetition using live models. Across two days, you can achieve a Level 7 Certificate or as a part of our Level 7 Diploma in Facial Aesthetics: Incorporating OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Clinical Injectable Therapies. 

Day 1: Botox Training;

Includes examining the core knowledge surrounding Botox methodology, facial anatomy, physiology, Botox products, injection method, and Botox aftercare. Our afternoon sessions focus on aiding with the hands-on experience with live models, ensuring you get clinical supervision covering fundamental core techniques like Glabella Lines, Forehead Lines, and Crow’s Feet.


Day 2: Dermal Fillers Training

We cover core theory and present knowledge with regards to skin anatomy, skin ageing, patient assessment, Dermal Filler products and competence with injection technique, Dermal Filler complications. Primarily, we advise you that you complete short answer questions (SAQs) and end-of-the-unit questions. In the afternoon, we give you access to using live models, giving you the required practical experience and learning techniques covering Nasolabial Lines, Marionette Lines and Lip Fillers.


The benefits of our training courses are:

  • Tailored training to aid you in becoming adept in aesthetic clinical practice.
  • Experience with real-life models to give the right amount of experience with aesthetic injectables.
  • Quality training with skilled tutors highly adept in cosmetic practice.
  • Fully certified qualifications that follow HEE, JCCP and CSPA guidelines.
  • An opportunity to advance and complete our esteemed MATA Level 7 Diploma in Facial Aesthetics: Incorporating OTHM Level 7 Certificate in Clinical Injectable Therapies.


Any Questions?

  1. I want to start an aesthetics business, is foundation training right for me?

Our foundation training is a fantastic introduction for you for entering the aesthetics industry. We have tailored our training to suit medical professionals by covering the core theory and giving you the right ratio of practical experience. Additionally, many delegates go on to complete our MATA Level 7 Diploma in Facial Aesthetics: Incorporating OTHM Level 7 Certificate in Clinical Injectable Therapies, which sets you apart in the crowd, weighted as 60 credits, nearly twice than that of our certificate. Therefore, we aim to give you the skills to transition within the aesthetics industry and will even ensure you learn the skills to begin your own aesthetics business.


  1. Are the Glasgow training facilities any different than the London clinic?

Of course, there are some differences in the building structure and design of the clinics. However, the core content is essentially the same and follows strict educational guidelines. Saliently, in both locations, we use state-of-the-art facilities aiming to accommodate your professional needs.


  1. When will I be able to practice on my patients?

As soon as you have completed the Foundation training, you are adept at going on to begin practicing with patients. Many medical professionals complete the Foundational Courses along with practising on patients in their own time, in some cases, to raise finances when enrolling for our MATA Level 7 Diploma in Facial Aesthetics: Incorporating OTHM Level 7 Certificate in Clinical Injectable Therapies.


  1. Do I really need to complete the core theory on the virtual learning environment (VLE) before attending practical sessions?

At the end of the day, it is entirely up to; however, we only recommend that you do complete the core theory online as method of preparation for you before actually attending our courses. Practice makes perfect and at the end of day, the more core theory you complete before attending our practical days ensures more time to practice on live models.


  1. How will these courses prepare me to become risk-averse using Botox and Dermal Fillers?

Our approach to teaching is centred around being risk-averse, where we teach you how to proficiently manage any complications that may arise. Our core theory also includes a section on complications; however, we go into further depth in both the advanced training courses and as part of our Level 7 Diploma in Facial Aesthetics: Incorporating OTHM Level 7 Certificate/Diploma in Clinical Injectable Therapies.


  1. Can I reschedule my training if someone was to prevent me from attending?

Absolutely, yes, we can, if you give us enough time, we will be able to reschedule and slot you into a future slot.


  1. Do you offer any 1:1 training?

Yes, we do, and we can accommodate your needs, if our contact a MATA representative, we will be able to arrange something.


  1. How will I be assessed?

We use a blended approach for our courses by using direct observational practices (DOPs), short answer questions (SAQs), end-of-unit reviews to fully solidify your learning throughout course.


  1. What are the next steps if I fail an assessment?

We tend to try and guide you through the entire course, but if you were to fail, then we would be able to process an appeal or referral.


  1. Does the Foundation Training Courses, account towards anything?

Firstly, the foundation courses can count towards the Level 7 Certificate or can be completed as part of the MATA Level 7 Diploma in Facial Aesthetics: Incorporating OTHM Level 7 Certificate in Clinical Injectable Therapies.

Find us in Glasgow


Room 37, 3rd Floor, 7 Buchanan St, Glasgow G2 8BL

Opening Times

Mon: 0900 till 17:00

Tues: 0900 till 17:00

Wed: 0900 till 17:00

Thur: 0900 till 17:00

Fri: 0900 till 17:00

Sat: 0900 till 17:00

Sun: 0900 till 17:00