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Low Level Laser utilises that part of the light spectrum ­where visible red laser diodes give off light penetrating into the subcutaneous layer where the fat cells are, changing the chemical balance within the fat cells which opens the pores in the cell walls to allow the content of the fat cells to “leak” out into the surrounding interstitial space from where it is transported by the lymphatic system to be naturally metabolised by the body and used as energy.

NOTE: this treatment does not use laser or IPL.

The Low Level Laser Therapy Level 4 Course carries 7 credits and will qualify you for insurance cover. Some of these credits can be transferred to other courses if the subject matter overlaps. For example, if you have studied the necessary Health and Safety legislation in the Aesthetics sector, you will not need to cover this in the same amount of detail for any additional course which covers this same material.

Our Level 4 is suitable for Medical professionals and Aesthetic practitioners and includes a substantial theory component and a two-day practical training session where you will be asked to demonstrate your competence in the treatment through a series of assessments and exams.

In the course, we will cover how to prepare for and carry out Low Level Laser Therapy treatments safely, covering necessary legislation, core knowledge and science behind the treatment as well as how best to handle the equipment and maximise treatment results.

In order to graduate from all of our courses, delegates will need to pass a final written examination to assess their knowledge and understanding, and to pass a practical observation performing the treatment in full, including client consultation and aftercare.

Course Structure

Unit 1

Safe and effective methods of working when carrying out treatments:

  • Health and safety
  • Data protection act
  • Client modesty, privacy and confidentiality
  • Hygiene


Unit 2

Planning, preparing and consulting client before treatment and understanding the organisational and legal obligations of performing treatments:

  • Client consultation
  • Contra indication and contra action


Unit 3

Anatomy and Physiology, and other science relevant to the treatment:

  • What is Low Level Laser (Laser Lipo) Therapy
  • How Laser Lipo stimulates the release of fat stored in adipose tissue


Unit 4

Carrying out treatments:

  • Step-by-step
  • Treatment techniques


Unit 5

Handling equipment and electrical safety:

  • Electrical science
  • Importance of using an appropriate contact medium


Unit 6

Providing aftercare to the client:

  • Returning clients and treatment maintenance
  • Combination treatments