Laser Hair Removal Training Courses


Laser hair removal therapy is the most advanced and reliable long term solution for removing unwanted facial or body hair.  Many clinics offer this treatment and there is even a simplified device available for home use.  But how safe and effective are these options?  Mostly, today’s customer is looking for the best and safest results from their local clinician – and insurance companies are also looking for the same high standards.  At the start, and heart, of a great practitioner is their training and qualification.  This is where you can make a difference – by having the very best training in laser hair removal you will be set up for success with very happy, loyal clients.

Laser Hair Removal Course Content

  • Anatomy of the skin
  • Laser core of knowledge
  • Laser technology
  • Patient consultation
  • Fitzpatrick Scale
  • Laser settings
  • Pre and post treatment care
  • Complications and how to deal with them
  • Demonstrations
  • Practical experience on models provided


Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) or advanced laser light technology and its application for cosmetic treatments are not without risk and it is vital that practitioners learn everything there is to know about the technology principles, the  systems, and patient care.   Medical & Aesthetics Training Academy (MATA) has always been an advocate for better industry legislation.  At MATA our courses have been developed with the support and input from scientists and industry specialists.  Using the very latest in laser technology systems and methods, combined with the level of hands-on practice with live models puts our courses ahead of those in the rest of the UK.  With the fully comprehensive curriculum for treating hair removal you will be provided with all the knowledge and practice necessary to be a leading practitioner with a competitive advantage in your area.

We are pleased to announce we are now offering CIBTAC Level 4 Certificate In Laser and Light Treatments.
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Laser Hair Removal Certification and Qualifications

After completing the online section, classroom tuition and practical applications with live models, you will be assessed by the expert tutors.  Upon successful completion of the Laser Hair Removal Course at MATA you will be awarded with a Level 5 Qualification certificate.

This certificate will be required by your insurance company for an indemnity policy.  You may also be required to evidence this training for employment applications.

Who is the Course for?

The Laser Hair Removal Course is designed for any practitioner wishing to offer this service to their clients or for those working in larger clinics or hospitals.  The list includes aestheticians, beauty therapists, healthcare professions such as doctors, dentists, dental nurses and nurse prescribers.

The Core of Knowledge training is also necessary for other applications of laser or IPL machinery, such as tattooists wanting to offer tattoo removal.


If you are considering a career in aesthetic treatments you will need to consider what specific treatments you wish to offer and review the legal requirements for training and certification.  Consumer demand for laser hair removal and other non-invasive treatments like it are high.  Therefore the financial rewards will reflect that.  By completing your necessary training at MATA Courses, you will be placed to offer the very best and safest treatments to your clients.

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Based in the heart of London’s medical district, Harley Street, MATA Courses is perfectly situated to deliver your aesthetic training needs.

MATA’s Harley Street location is easily accessible and just a short walk from Oxford Circus underground tube station, as well as Regent’s Park and Great Portland Street tubes and Marylebone mainline railway station.  For our international delegates, there are good transport links to all of London’s main airports.

Day time catering and refreshments are provided for all of our courses.  The area is surrounded by plenty of good bars, restaurants and theatres so you can make a day and night of your training if you wish!


How long will the course take?

The online training is a self-paced module so you can spend as much time studying the information and completing the interactive tests as you like.  It will also depend upon your existing knowledge and experience, but we estimate around 30 hours is need to invest in this part of the course.  The tutorials and hands-on practice are one day sessions at our clinics in London, Manchester and Maidenhead.

Do I need to do much preparation for the hair removal course?

No, all you need to do once you have enrolled for the course, is set aside your intended daily or weekly time you wish to devote to the initial theoretical section online.  Depending upon how much time this takes you, you will need to consider when you want to attend the tutor and practical sessions at the MATA Courses location.

What are the most important parts of the course?

The Core of Knowledge is essential and a government requirement.  However, all components of our courses are considered vital to achieving a thorough knowledge of laser technology and gaining lots of hands-on experience.  It is this knowledge and practice that will ensure your assessment is successful and will give you the confidence you need to be a brilliant laser hair removal professional.

Who should attend the Laser Hair Removal course?

The course is intended for anyone working in the aesthetics business who plans to conduct laser hair removal using these advanced systems and IPL machinery.  For example, not restricted to:  Doctors, dentists, nurses, nurse prescribers, dental nurses and beauty therapists.

Is there any after-training support at MATA?

Yes, we pride ourselves on the all round support you will have when you first enrol with MATA.  There are plenty of opportunities to interact with our award winning experts during your online process and after you have gained your qualification.

Can I bring my own model for the practice section?

You can bring your own model to the session but you will need to let us know in advance as we will need to send them our medical history form to fill out and ensure they are suitable for the treatment.  Otherwise it is very convenient to use our models as they have been checked and prepared for the event.

How much does the course cost?

It is best to check the latest fees when enrolling online or via the enquiry line.  Considering the level of theory and practical applications this is very good value.  The qualification is only part of the result of this course, your professional confidence and business advantage will bring its own rewards to your practice in future.

Will there be many people in the classroom tutorials?

We like to keep our learning groups quite small, but big enough to have good interactions and keep the ideas and questions flowing.  Usually there are about 5-10 students which we feel is just right to get this balance.