Level 7 Injectables – Botulinum Toxin ( Botox ) and Dermal Fillers Courses


MATA are thrilled to now offer Level 7 Injectables – Botox Courses –  Level 7 Postgraduate Certificate in the Principles and Practice of Clinical Injectable Therapies (Botulinum Toxin and Dermal Fillers) – as part of our portfolio of aesthetic qualifications.

The Level 7 Injectables Botox Course is awarded by the independent awarding body EduQual and is endorsed by an Ofqual-recognised awarding organisation. Units from the qualifications are also available as stand-alone accredited short courses, offering learners the opportunity to build ‘credits’ whilst gaining valuable training and experience in safe practice of cosmetic therapies, in line with HEE guidelines and recommendations.

You will be provided with the skills to safely and effectively carry out toxin and filler injections to the highest standard.  You will learn about facial anatomy, different brands and types of products, carrying out correct patient assessments, consents and medical histories, contra-indications, carrying out treatments and techniques, complications and how to deal with them, how to deal with complaints, post-treatment care and much more.  For the Level 7 qualification you will be required to carry out 10 treatments per discipline (that is, 10 Botulinum Toxin and 10 Dermal Filler treatments) and observe 10 of each also.

 MATA training is highly-comprehensive and involves blended-learning which includes:

  • Theory studied in your own time on our university-standard online virtual learning platform and features tests and quizzes
  • Practical face-to-face training carrying out hands-on treatments on volunteer patients
  • Clinic-based assessments and completion of a log book
  • Written exams

After our Foundation Botox and Filler Courses weekend, you will receive your MATA certificate which can be used to obtain insurance to carry out treatments and start your journey into the world of aesthetics.  This entry course counts towards your Level 7 qualification.

Our tutors for this qualification are experts in aesthetics, with a great deal of tutoring experience in the industry.  Following your training, our support team are always on hand for any questions and assistance you may require after completing your training and undertaking a career in injectables.

If you’re looking to train to a higher standard as predicted in the aesthetics world, MATA’s Level 7 qualification in Injectable Therapies will have you one step ahead of the game.

This qualification is suitable for:

  • Degree holding (Level 6) doctors, dentists, nurses, independent nurse prescribers, pharmacists and ODPs
  • Valid GMC, GDC, NMC, GPhC number and ODPs

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Who can study the qualification? Am I suitable?

If you’re looking to train standards above and beyond the norm in the aesthetics world, MATA’s Level 7 qualification in Injectable Therapies is the qualification for you.

This qualification is suitable for those who hold a Level 6 degree within the medical or healthcare sector. Professionals able to enrol are:

  • Doctors
  • Nurses and Midwives
  • Dentists, dental therapists and dental hygienists
  • Paramedics
  • Pharmacists
  • Operating Department Practitioners

 

Valid GMC, GDC, NMC, GPhC number and ODPs are required.

2. How long is the course?

MATA advise delegates that it will typically take around 300 hours of study in order to complete our Level 7 qualification. Included in this time is practical sessions, tutor sessions and theory.

Much of this time will be made up of self-study using our university standard platform offering interactive tests, tutor support and a huge amount of resources.

Because of the self-study element, you can complete the qualification as slowly or as quickly as you like, provided you complete your self-study prior to your practical and assessment days.

In order to obtain the qualification you will need to attend and complete 3 practical session days (2 at foundation level, 1 at advanced level), 2 assessment days, a written examination and complete a log book evidencing each.

3. Do I have to do the course all in one go or can I do it in parts?

MATA’s Level 7 Botox and Dermal Filler Qualification can be completed in parts. Each unit from MATA’s qualifications are also available as stand-alone accredited short courses.

This offers learners the ability to build ‘credits’ whilst gaining valuable training and experience in safe practice of cosmetic therapies, in line with HEE guidelines and recommendations.

This means if you have previously completed a certificate in Botox or Dermal Fillers with us you can build this towards your Level 7 Qualification. Please get in touch with one of our course advisors in order to work out the best learning pathway for you.

4. Where are your courses based?

Although MATA is located on London’s Harley Street, we are thrilled that we have launched our Level 7 training globally.
We are able to offer training sessions in the following countries and cities:

UK

  • London
  • Manchester
  • Liverpool
  • Reading
  • Leeds
  • Birmingham
  • Maidenhead
  • Cardiff

 

Scotland

  • Glasgow

 

Canada

  • Toronto

 

UAE

  • Dubai

 

New Zealand

  • Auckland

 

Australia

  • Canberra
  • Adelaide
  • Sydney
  • Brisbane
  • Melbourne

 

Don’t see your city listed? Enquire today and we will help you find your nearest training location.

5. I’ve already studied a BOTOX course elsewhere, can I use this towards your Level 7 Botox and Dermal Fillers qualification?

Yes, provided the course you studied meets our criteria. Please get in touch with one of our course advisors with details of the course you previously studied. Our course advisor will advise on your suitability and the best learning pathway for you.

6. How much does the qualification cost?

Foundation element £1600 + VAT

Advanced element £950 + VAT

This can be paid upfront when enrolling on your Level 7 Botox and Dermal Fillers qualification.

If you would rather take advantage of the opportunity to build ‘credits’ towards the qualification with stand-alone courses, you can pay as you go along with each course. Please ensure you speak to a course advisor to inform them you wish to work towards the Level 7 qualification in this instance.

7. Will I be ready to start treating patients after I have gained the qualification?

You will be ready to start treating patients before obtaining the full qualification. Upon completion of MATA’s Foundation Botox and Fillers weekend delegates are awarded a certificate which sees them able to obtain insurance to carry out treatments and start their journey into the world of practicing aesthetics.

8. Who awards my certificate and will I be able to get insurance?

As MATA’s Level 7 Botox and Dermal Fillers qualification is recognised by the National Qualification Framework by Ofqual, it is awarded by the independent awarding body EduQual.

This certificate is a requirement by insurance companies and is therefore essential for any business practice.

9. What is involved in the qualification?

You will learn about facial anatomy, different brands and types of products, carrying out correct patient assessments, consents and medical histories, contra-indications, carrying out treatments and techniques, complications and how to deal with them, how to deal with complaints, post-treatment care and much more.

 

MATA’s approach to training is highly-comprehensive and involves blended-learning. This includes a combination of the following aspects:

  • Theory studied in your own time on our university-standard online virtual learning platform which features tests and quizzes (200-300 hours)
  • Practical face-to-face training carrying out hands-on treatments on volunteer patients (3 days)
  • Clinic-based assessments and completion of a log book (2 days)
  • Written exams

 

The first stage involves completing our Foundation Botox and Fillers course (200 hours). For this course the practical sessions run over a weekend, usually day 1 covers Botox and day 2 covers Dermal Fillers. A typical day on our Foundation course looks like this:

Morning:

  • History and overview of Botox
  • Facial anatomy theory
  • Managing patient expectations
  • Contra indications
  • Medical histories and consent forms
  • How to deal with complications
  • Preparing Botox and dosages
  • Injection techniques
  • Aftercare

Afternoon:

  • Demonstration by expert trainer
  • Hands on practical session for delegates to carry out treatments on models for the forehead, crow’s feet and glabella region of the forehead.

 

The next stage involves completing our Advanced Botox and Fillers course (100 hours). The advanced practical session day looks like this:

 

Morning:

  • Advanced Botox theory
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Injection techniques
  • Managing patient expectations
  • How to deal with complications
  • Trainer demonstration of advanced Botox treatments
  • Hands on practical treatment sessions on models provided for the following and more (based on model requirements):
    • Hyperhidrosis
    • Nefertiti lift
    • Bruxism
    • bunny lines
    • gummy lines

 

Afternoon:

  • Advanced dermal fillers theory
  • Types of dermal filler
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Injection techniques
  • Managing patient expectations
  • How to deal with complications
  • Trainer demonstration of advanced dermal fillers treatments
  • Hands on practical treatment sessions on models provided for the following and more (based on model requirements):
    • Cheek fillers
    • temporal lobes
    • tear troughs

 

Following the completion of:

  1. Your practical sessions and assessment days, demonstrating the observation of 10 practical treatments of each (10 Botox and 10 Dermal Fillers) and the practice of 10 treatments of each
  2. The completion of your log book and the passing of your written exams

MATA will be thrilled to award you with your globally recognised Level 7 qualification.

10. How do I enrol?

Simply enquire today via our contact form, email us on info@matacourses.com or complete our enrolment form here!