VTCT Approved NVQ Level 3 Certificate electrolysis (Epilation) The UK's No.1 Provider of Advanced Electrolysis Training

Over 2,000+ Students Trust This Course To Boost Their Careers And Earn More Money

The NVQ Level 3 Electrolysis Training Course is for therapists wishing to become qualified in a traditional method of permanent hair removal. Electrologists are legally able to offer this service, and it has been shown that it is the best way to reduce hair growth permanently. 

The course covers all aspects of electrolysis, including anatomy and physiology, theory, technique and practice. You will also receive an introduction to laser epilation.

Electrolysis Course Overview

We have designed the VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Epilation (Electrolysis) to develop your electrolysis skills for hair removal.

Within this qualification, you will practice electrical epilation treatments and develop a sound knowledge of health and safety, client care, and communication.

Units have been mapped to the relevant NOS (where applicable) and accredited on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF).

This electrolysis certification is also approved and supported by the Hairdressing and Beauty Industry Authority (HABIA), the standard-setting body for hair, beauty, nails, and spa qualifications.


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What Does The Electrolysis Course Include?

When deciding on a course, make sure it includes both theoretical and a wide range of valuable content. Each class should consist of: 

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Types & structure of the hair
  • Skin, blood and lymphatic circulation
  • Heath and Safety Requirements 
  • Theory of Electric Currents
  • Consultations & Record Cards
  • Contra-indications & contra-actions
  • Aftercare advice
  • Choice of needles/probes
  • Accurate probing techniques
  • Legislation, Hygiene and Sterilisation

Progression

  • Level 4 Certificate in Laser and Intense
  • Pulsed Light Treatments (QCF)
  • Level 4 Award in Skin Blemish Removal (QCF)
  • Level 4 Award in Physiology for Advanced Beauty Therapy (QCF)
  • Advanced Cosmetic Procedures 


Career Paths as an Electrologist

Electrolysis hair removal courses at this level may lead directly into employment as an electrologist in a beauty salon or clinic or to self-employment as a mobile electrologist. 

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Entry Requirements

No previous experience is necessary to complete our electrolysis course, although level 2 is an added advantage.

Minimum age is 16+

Please note: A uniform and kit is required for the course. This is compulsory.




Please Note:
 You must do assessments on models in a realistic salon environment
as per VTCT requirement.The college holds no responsibility in finding models for students.
This is solely the student's responsibility.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Electrolysis A Good Career?

Electrolysis is a great career opportunity for those who are interested in beauty and aesthetics. The employment outlook for electrologists is promising. As more people worry about their appearance, the demand for electrolysis services will most likely increase throughout the year. It can also be suitable as a part-time job alongside other employment.

What Is Electrolysis Hair Removal?

Electrolysis hair removal is a procedure where an electrologist uses electric currents to destroy the hair follicle and stop it from growing. It can take years for one treatment session, but most people will eventually see permanent results as long as they stick to their plan with enough time. Electrolysis also has many benefits over laser treatments.

What Is The Average Salary Of An Electrologist?

The average salary for a full-time electrologist is somewhere between £25,000 and £35,000 per year.

Is Electrolysis Worth The Money?

Many people have reported that the cost of electrolysis is worth it in exchange for a long term hair-free life.As an electrologist, you're responsible for administering permanent hair removal treatments to your patients by using electric currents to destroy the follicles and prevent them from growing back.

There are many benefits associated with this procedure over other forms of hair removal, the most notable being that it is permanent.

Electrologists in high demand are typically trained at an accredited school and possess a VTCT Level III Certificate in Epilation or Electrolysis.