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Certified IPL & Laser Technician

Training and Certification program for Hair Removal and Foto - Facial Rejuvenation

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About the Course:


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.

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

Course Duration:

4 days from 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Lectures and theory classes are offered in the morning sessions

Hands on and practice on live models / clients is conducted in the afternoon sessions.

Tuition Fee: $1995.00

 includes taxes, course material and books.

Course Outline and Topics

  • Physics of Lasers

  • 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

  • Skin typing and energy strength selection

  • Laser operating procedures on clients

  • Equipment testing and maintenance

  • Laser parameters (Wavelength, pulse duration, Fluence Energy

  • Different types of cosmetic hair removal lasers

  • IPL, ND YAG, Diode, CO2, Alex, Alma and BBL Lasers

  • Types of medical lasers for skin problems

  • Laser safety protocols

  • Contraindications

  • Pre- and post- Laser treatment Protocols

  • Client consultations and selection

  • Patient observation and hands-on practice on volunteer client

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Other Program Information:

Class Size:

Maximum 4-5 trainees are accepted per month.


Our instructors are University graduated doctors and  experienced technologists


BC Academy of Medical Aesthetics in Port Coquitlam Branch

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A certificate of completion will be granted after successfully attending the course and writing an exam. It is a 100-question multiple choices, true or false, short answers and open book exam. Passing grade is at Least 75%. 

Next available training Dates:

  • February 5-6-7-8, 2024 (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM)

  • March 5-6-7-8, 2024 (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM)

  • April 1-2-3-4, 2024 (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM)

  • May 1-2-3-4, 2024 (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM)

  • June 3-4-5-6, 2024 (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM)

for more information call our office at (604) 336-0900

Admission is limited to 4 attendees per session

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