BC Academy of Medical Aesthetics & Skin Care Inc.

Canada's leading expert in Medical Aesthetics Technology®.

Certified Cosmetic IPL & Laser Technician


This intensive hands-on training program will give an introduction and overview of how lasers and IPL work including the physics of lasers / IPL and presentation on the most commonly used dermatologic lasers and their parameters. An Overview of the anatomy and physiology of skin and hair, parameters for permanent hair reduction, photofacial, vascular and pigmented lesions, and tattoo removal will be presented. The lectures will include Lasers / IPL skin interaction, skin tightening and resurfacing, acne treatment, skin typing, operational and treatment safety measures. Discussion of the management and treatment of adverse events, the benefits, expected results and outcomes, and available alternative treatments will be covered. Focus on patient consultation, selection and education, safety and efficacy issues and important criteria for a successful treatment outcome are included in the program.

Course outline

-Basic skin biology

-Anatomy and Physiology of Human Skin

- Basic hair biology and growth cycles

- Facial rejuvenation concepts

- Skin pigmentation reduction

Sanitation and disinfection methods

- Laser and IPL history

- Laser physics

- Laser safety

- Laser operating procedures on clients

- Laser contraindications

- Equipment testing and maintenance

- Laser parameters (Wavelength, pulse duration, spot size, energy settings).

- Different types of cosmetical hair reduction lasers

- Type of medical lasers for medical skin problems

- Laser safety for clients and the operation

- Skin typing and fluence selection.

- Pre and post laser treatment

- Client consultations

- Patient observation

Registration information

Next session(s):


November 21-24, 2017 (10:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

December 6-8, 2017 (9:00 AM - 6:00 PM)

Tuition fee: $995.00 plus $495.00 for course material and Tax.

Certificate: Graduates will receive a certificate from the BC Academy of Medical Aesthetics & Skin Care. This program is recognized by the Canadian Association of Medical Spas and Aesthetic Surgeons (CAMACS, http://www.camacs.ca/). Upon completion of the program graduates will receive one year free membership from CAMACS. Affiliation with this organization will have a great impact on your employment success.