VTCT (ITEC) LEVEL 4 CERTIFICATE IN ULTRASOUND
The VTCT (ITEC) Level 4 Certificate in Ultrasound 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.
This qualification is informed by employers and national occupational standards for Beauty Therapy and includes all the required elements to work effectively as a fully commercial ultrasound practitioner. Learners must achieve all mandatory units which include:
Principles and practice of non-medical aesthetic therapies.
Advanced consultation for non-medical aesthetic therapies.
Advanced skin care for non-medical aesthetic therapies.
Provide ultrasound treatments
Throughout this qualification, learners will develop their knowledge and understanding of relevant anatomy and physiology and health and safety pertaining to level 4 aesthetics therapies. They will also develop the knowledge, understanding and skills to consult with and analyse clients whilst providing ultrasound treatments. In parallel, learners will develop their communication and customer service skills and wide their knowledge of the principles and practises of level 4 aesthetic therapies.
This qualification is one of a new suite of Level 4 advanced aesthetic therapies developed as a progression route for Level 3 practitioners wishing to add to their repertoire in specific treatment modalities.
The primary purpose of this qualification is to prepare learners for employment in the advanced aesthetic industry providing ultrasound techniques. Additionally, learners may choose to further develop their knowledge and skills by completing supplementary specialist qualifications at level 4 in one or more of the following areas: