Focus Awards Level 4 Certificate in Aesthetic Practice Core Knowledge and Advanced Skin Science (RQF)

Focus Awards Level 4 Certificate in Aesthetic Practice Core Knowledge and Advanced Skin Science (RQF)

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Qualification Overview

The aim of the Focus Awards Level 4 Certificate in Aesthetic Practice Core Knowledge and Advanced Skin Science (RQF) is to provide learners with the knowledge and understanding required for safe aesthetic practice. Advanced skin science will enhance the learner’s knowledge of the physiology of skin conditions relating to aesthetic practice.

Qualification Structure

To achieve the Focus Awards Level 4 Certificate in Aesthetic Practice Core Knowledge and Advanced Skin Science (RQF) learners must complete 2 mandatory units to achieve a total of 21 credits.

Learner Entry Requirements

Learners are required to have previously completed a Level 3 qualification in a relevant discipline. In circumstances where learners do not hold a formal qualification, but have a minimum of 2 years’ occupational experience, entry to the qualification may be considered subject to a centre interview, and review by Focus Awards of current knowledge, understanding and skills.  Learners will be required to demonstrate their ability to cope with the demands of the programme, and entry via this route will be assessed on an individual basis. Centres must ensure that evidence of pre-requisite knowledge and skills – whether through formal qualifications, or assessment of experience - is retained and available upon request by Focus Awards.  Centres should submit an RPL form where appropriate, selecting the ‘Equivalence’ option for requests for recognition of industry experience, or ‘RPL’ where other types of qualifications are being submitted for consideration.  Evidence may include certificates, CV, insurance documentation (where applicable), and any portfolios showcasing the learner’s work.

Progression Routes

Learners wishing to progress from this qualification can undertake the following qualifications:

Age Ranges

Entry is at the discretion of the centre; however, learners should be at least 18 to undertake this qualification.

Geographical Coverage

This qualification has been accredited for use in England and Northern Ireland.

Qualification Specification

To view the Qualification Specification please click here.

Unit Title Unit Ref Level GLH Credits
Mandatory units
Aesthetic Practice Core Knowledge D/618/5347 4 92 12
Advanced Skin Science H/618/5348 4 65 9

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