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BC Academy of Medical Aesthetics & Skin Care ® 

Canada's leading expert in Medical Aesthetics Technology© Training (since 2010)

Certified Cosmetic IPL & Laser Technician Training


This intensive hands-on training program taught by doctors / University Faculty members discusses about 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 and Topics

- Basic skin and hair and biology

- Laser Hair removal

- Facial rejuvenation concepts

- Skin pigmentation reduction

- Skin Tightening
- Spider veins removal
- Acne treatment by laser / IPL
- Unwanted Tattoo removal

- Sanitation and disinfection methods

- Differences Between Laser and IPL

- Physics of Lasers

- Laser operating procedures on clients

- 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 protocols

- Skin typing and energy level (Fluence) selection.

- Pre- and post- Laser treatment

- Client consultations and selection

- Patient observation and hands-on practice on volunteer clients

Registration and Attendance Information

Medical and / or Aesthetician background is highly desirable. However, at least a high school Diploma and English proficiency is necessary.

1 - Number of attendees per session? Max. 5-6 seats.

2 - Qualification of instructors? University Graduated Medical / Clinical Science Professionals.

3 - Why 4-day training? It is an intense, comprehensive, and focused yet quick training and certification for candidates with medical and Aesthetician background that comparing to other training institution saves you time and expenses.

4 - Is the program suitable for others? As well, the training is suitable for new individuals in the field to learn and be certified for operating a cosmetic laser machine safely and efficiently, to perform hair removal, skin tightening and rejuvenation, pigmentation removal, and to get ready for employment after a quick but efficient training.  

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

Next available Dates:


June 1,2,3,4, 2023 (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM)


July 3,4,5,6, 2023 (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM)


August 1,2,3,4, 2023 (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM)


September 4,5,6,7, 2023 (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM)


October 1,2,3,4, 2023, (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM)


November 1,2,3,4, 2023 (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM)


December 5,6,7,8, 2023 (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM)


Tuition fee:

$2495.00; course material, book and taxes are included.


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.

Examples of treatments you can perform on clients after the training