BC Academy of Medical Aesthetics & SkinCare 

Canada's leading expert in Medical Aesthetics Technology® Training

Certified Cosmetic IPL & Laser Technician Training


This intensive hands-on training program will cover how lasers and IPL work including the physics of lasers / IPL and interaction of lasers with tissue.  Information on the most commonly used dermatologic lasers and their parameters will be presented. 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 an important part of the course. The lectures will include Lasers / IPL mediated skin tightening and resurfacing, acne treatment, pigmentation and vascular lesions removal, skin typing, and 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 are included in the program.

Course Outline

- Basic skin, hair and biology and anatomy

- Facial rejuvenation concepts

- Skin pigmentation reduction

- Sanitation and disinfection methods

- Laser and IPL history

- Physics of Lasers

- Laser safety

- Laser operating procedures on clients

- Topics of Skin Tightening, Pigmentation removal, Spider veins removal

- Acne treatment by laser / IPL

- Contraindications

- Equipment testing and maintenance

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

- Different types of cosmetic hair reduction lasers

- Types of medical lasers for skin problems

- Laser safety for clients and the operation

- Skin typing and fluence selection.

- Pre and post laser treatment

- Client consultations

- Patient observation

Registration and Attendance Information

103-2228 McAllister Avenue, Port Coquitlam, BC. V3C 2A5

Next available session:


September 3,4,5,6, 2019 (10AM-5PM)


October 1,2,3,4, 2019 (10AM-5PM)


November 5,6,7,8 2019 (10AM-5PM)


December, 2,3,4,5 2019 (10AM-5PM)

Tuition fee:

$1995.00 including course material, book and tax.


Graduates will write a 2-hour exam and the end and receive a certificate from the BC Academy of Medical Aesthetics & Skin Care within one week.   A one- year membership from the Canadian Association of Medical Spas & Aesthetic Surgeons (CAMACS) also maybe granted.