BMLA Approved Courses

This information was last updated on 21st April 2020. Course approval is held for three years, as long as no significant changes to the course or faculty have taken place.

The BMLA supports the use of remote teaching to eliminate the need for travel and contact during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Core of Knowledge Course at the Annual Meeting of the BMLA

Course: Core of Knowledge Course at the Annual Meeting of the BMLA
Syllabus: Core of Knowledge
Venue: TBA
Course Organiser: British Medical Laser Association
Website: www.bmla.co.uk
Date approved: May 2019
Date of next course: 5th May 2021

Core of Knowledge: Birmingham, London & on-line

Course: Core of Knowledge
Syllabus: Core of Knowledge
Venue during COVID-19 crisis: Distance Learning on-line via real time Zoom meeting
Birmingham venue: De Vere Colmore Gate, Birmingham B3 2QD.
London venue: Wigmore Medical, 21 Wigmore Street, London W1U 1PJ.
Course Organiser: Mike Regan MSc
Telephone: 07917 573466
email: mike.regan@lasersafetyadvisory.co.uk
Website: www.lasersafetyadvisory.co.uk
Date approved: July 2020
Date of next course: Monthly, during COVID-19 crisis all courses will be held on-line via Zoom.

Non ablative lasers and IPL skin rejuvenation Level 4 Certificate

Course: Non ablative lasers and IPL skin rejuvenation Level 4 Certificate
Syllabus:

  1. Relevant legislation, standards, and guidelines.
  2. Skin anatomy and physiology.
  3. How light and laser can interact with tissues- including the skin.
  4. Skin Healing Process
  5. Laser and IPL key technologies used for skin rejuvenation
  6. Principles of quality assurance and how to minimize the risks.
  7. Laser and IPL tissue interactions for laser and IPL skin rejuvenation.
  8. Standard indications for laser and IPL skin rejuvenation
  9. Standard contraindications for laser and IPL skin rejuvenation
  10. Personal protection measures including eye protection
  11. Methods of practical treatment delivery
  12. Standards for laser controlled area
  13. COVID-19 Protection measures
Course Organiser: Certifa Aesthetics Training Academy, Magdalena Atta-Motte
Telephone: 07932857109
email: info@certifa-aesthetics.com
Website: www.certifa-aesthetics.com
Date approved: September 2020
Date of next course: Distance Learning, on-going.

Laser Tattoo and SPMU removal with Carbon Peel Level 5 Certificate

Course: Laser Tattoo and SPMU removal with Carbon Peel Level 5 Certificate
Syllabus:

  1. Relevant legislation, standards, and guidelines.
  2. Laser- tissue interactions
  3. Semi permanent make up and tattoo structure, both its placement in the tissue and its composition and the reasons why the semi permanent make up and tattoo might need to be removed.
  4. Skin Healing Process
  5. Standard contraindications for laser tattoo and SPMU removal
  6. Methods of practical treatment delivery including R20 and combination of laser technique
  7. Laser Controlled Area requirements
  8. Appropriate client consultation
  9. The key technologies used for laser carbon peel as a method of skin rejuvenation
  10. Laser- Tissue interaction mechanisms in carbon peel skin rejuvenation.
  11. Standard contraindications for laser carbon Ppeel as a method of skin rejuvenation
  12. Personal protection measures including eye protection
  13. Methods of practical treatment delivery
  14. Quality assurance and how to minimize the risks
  15. Accidents/ Incidents and adverse event management
Course Organiser: Certifa Aesthetics Training Academy, Magdalena Atta-Motte
Telephone: 07932857109
email: info@certifa-aesthetics.com
Website: www.certifa-aesthetics.com
Date approved: September 2020
Date of next course: Distance Learning, on-going.

Laser IPL Core of Knowledge Level 4 Certificate

Course: Laser IPL Core of Knowledge Level 4 Certificate
Syllabus: BMLA Core of Knowledge
Course Organiser: Certifa Aesthetics Training Academy, Magdalena Atta-Motte
Telephone: 07932857109
email: info@certifa-aesthetics.com
Website: www.certifa-aesthetics.com
Date approved: September 2020
Date of next course: Distance Learning, on-going.

Laser IPL Hair Reduction Level 4 Certificate

Course: Laser IPL Hair Reduction Level 4 Certificate
Syllabus:

  1. Relevant legislation, standards, and guidelines.
  2. Skin anatomy and physiology.
  3. How light and laser can interact with tissues- including the skin.
  4. Hair anatomy and physiology
  5. Hair grow cycle.
  6. Laser and IPL key technologies used for hair reduction
  7. Principles of quality assurance and how to minimize the risks.
  8. Laser and IPL tissue interaction mechanisms
  9. Standard indications for laser and IPL hair reduction treatments.
  10. Standard contraindications for laser and IPL hair reduction treatments
  11. Personal protection measures including eye protection
  12. Methods of practical treatment delivery
  13. Standards for laser controlled area
  14. COVID-19 Protection measures
Course Organiser: Certifa Aesthetics Training Academy, Magdalena Atta-Motte
Telephone: 07932857109
email: info@certifa-aesthetics.com
Website: www.certifa-aesthetics.com
Date approved: September 2020
Date of next course: Distance Learning, on-going.

Ablative and Non- Ablative Laser Skin Resurfacing Level 6 Certificate

Course: Ablative and Non- Ablative Laser Skin Resurfacing Level 6 Certificate
Syllabus:

  1. Relevant legislation, standards, and guidelines.
  2. Skin anatomy and physiology
  3. Laser- tissue interactions
  4. Standard indications for ablative and non- ablative laser skin resurfacing
  5. Standard contraindications for ablative and non- ablative laser skin resurfacing
  6. The key technologies and principles of laser treatment for Laser skin resurfacing
  7. Laser Controlled Area requirements
  8. Appropriate client consultation
  9. Specific methods of practical delivery of treatment
  10. Personal protection measures including eye protection
  11. Quality assurance and how to minimize the risks
  12. Accidents/ Incidents and adverse event management
  13. COVID-19 Protection measures
Course Organiser: Certifa Aesthetics Training Academy, Magdalena Atta-Motte
Telephone: 07932857109
email: info@certifa-aesthetics.com
Website: www.certifa-aesthetics.com
Date approved: September 2020
Date of next course: Distance Learning, on-going.

Laser and IPL Vascular lesions removal Level 5 Certificate

Course: Laser and IPL Vascular lesions removal Level 5 Certificate
Syllabus:

  1. Relevant legislation, standards, and guidelines.
  2. Laser- tissue interactions
  3. Standard indications for Laser/ IPL Vascular Lesions removal
  4. Standard contraindications for Laser/ IPL Vascular Lesions removal
  5. The key technologies and principles of laser and IPL treatment to remove vascular lesions.
  6. Laser Controlled Area requirements
  7. Appropriate client consultation
  8. Specific methods of practical delivery of treatment
  9. Personal protection measures including eye protection
  10. Quality assurance and how to minimize the risks
  11. Accidents/ Incidents and adverse event management
  12. COVID-19 Protection measures
Course Organiser: Certifa Aesthetics Training Academy, Magdalena Atta-Motte
Telephone: 07932857109
email: info@certifa-aesthetics.com
Website: www.certifa-aesthetics.com
Date approved: September 2020
Date of next course: Distance Learning, on-going.

Core of Knowledge, London

Course: Core of Knowledge
Syllabus: Core of Knowledge
Venue: The East India Club, St James’s Square, London
For further Information please contact: GCG Healthcare Tel: 01444-484911 E-Mail; sales@gcghealthcare.co.uk
Course Organiser: Dr Godfrey Town Ph.D.
Date approved: September 2018
Date of next course: TBA

Core of Knowledge, Salisbury

Course: Core of Knowledge
Syllabus: Core of Knowledge
Venue: Salisbury and surrounding areas
For further Information please contact: mark.brewin@nhs.net or visit www.salisburylaserclinic.org.uk
Course Organiser: Dr Mark Brewin
Date approved: August 2019
Date of next course: Please contact to arrange

Core of Knowledge (Laser User), Level 4 Course

Course: Core of Knowledge, Independently accredited Level 4 (Laser User) Course
Syllabus: Mandatory Units: Laser and intense light generation and characteristics; Hazards and risks from equipment and laser/IPL beams; Laser and intense light source radiation and tissue interaction; Relevant legislation and safety standards.
Venue: Distance Learning online via www.onlinelasertraining.co.uk
Telephone: 01444-484911
E-Mail: sales@gcghealthcare.co.uk
Course Organiser: Dr Godfrey Town Ph.D.
Date approved: September 2018
Date of next course: Distance Learning, on-going

Laser Protection Supervisor (LSO) Level 5 Course

Course: Laser Protection Supervisor (LSO) Level 5 Course
Syllabus: Mandatory Units: Laser and intense light generation and characteristics; Hazards and risks from equipment and laser/IPL beams; Laser and intense light source radiation and tissue interaction; Relevant legislation and safety standards.
Venue: Distance Learning online via www.onlinelasertraining.co.uk
Telephone: 01444-484911
E-Mail: sales@gcghealthcare.co.uk
Course Organiser: Dr Godfrey Town Ph.D.
Date approved: September 2018
Date of next course: Distance Learning, on-going

Laser & IPL Hair Reduction & Skin Rejuvenation, Level 4 Course

Course: Laser & IPL Hair Reduction & Skin Rejuvenation Level 4 Course
Syllabus: Mandatory Units: Skin & hair anatomy & physiology; Skin and hair reactions to light-based therapy; Laser & IPL hair reduction & skin rejuvenation application (including non-ablative and ablative rejuvenation).
Venue: Distance Learning online via www.onlinelasertraining.co.uk
Telephone: 01444-484911
E-Mail: sales@gcghealthcare.co.uk
Course Organiser: Dr Godfrey Town Ph.D.
Date approved: August 2019
Date of next course: Distance Learning, on-going

Laser Tattoo & Benign Pigmented Blemish Removal, Level 5 Course

Course: Laser Tattoo & Benign Pigmented Blemish Removal Level 5 Course
Syllabus: Mandatory Units: Tattoo origins, anatomy & physiology; skin reactions to laser tattoo & pigment removal; Laser tattoo & pigment removal application theory.
Venue: Distance Learning online via www.onlinelasertraining.co.uk
Telephone: 01444-484911
E-Mail: sales@gcghealthcare.co.uk
Course Organiser: Dr Godfrey Town Ph.D.
Date approved: September 2019
Date of next course: Distance Learning, on-going

Lasersafe Training – Medical Laser Safety Applications

Course: Laser safety training for medical and dental applications of lasers
Syllabus: Includes Core of Knowledge
Venue: On-site, distance learning online, or open scheduled courses.
Course Organiser: Lasersafe Training
Telephone: +44(0) 121 647 7023
Website: www.lasersafe.uk
Date approved: September 2020
Date of next course: on-going, see website for details

MATA IQ Level 4 Organisation Award: Laser & Light Based Therapies

Course: IQ Level 4 Award Laser & Light Based Therapies
Syllabus: Mandatory Units: Laser/light technologies & safety, tissue Interactions, skin A&P, patient assessment: Optional Units: hair reduction, tattoo removal, vascular & pigmented lesions, non-ablative and ablative rejuvenation.
Venue: Blended learning via www.matacourses.com with clinical hands-on skills.
Course Organiser: Course Administrator, Medical Aesthetics Training Academy (MATA). For further information please contact: MATA, 1 Harley Street, London.
Telephone: +44 (0)203 126 4870
email: info@matacourses.com
Website: www.matacourses.com
Date Approved: September 2018
Date of next course: on-going. Please call for qualification details and enrolment dates.

Laser & Intense Light Sources Safety Course

Course: Laser & Intense Light Sources Safety Course
Syllabus: Core of Knowledge
Venue: Kingsholm Conference Centre, Gloucester
Course Organiser: Biophotonics Research Unit, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital
For Further Information please contact: Mrs A Bates, Office Manager, Biophotonics Research Group, Leadon House, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Great Western Road, Gloucester, GL1 3NN.
Telephone: 0300 4225484
fax: 0300 4225485
email: allison.bates1@nhs.net
Date approved: December 2017
Date of next course: TBA

Introduction to Medical Class 3b Laser Therapy

Course: Introduction to Medical Class 3b Laser Therapy
Syllabus: Introduction to Medical Class 3b Laser Therapy
Venue: 10 Harley Street, London, W1G 9PF.
Course organiser: Laser Medicine.
Website: www.lasermedicine.co.uk
Email: info@lasermedicine.co.uk
Telephone: 020 7467 8470
Date approved: 29 August 2019

Laser & IPL Core of Knowledge

Course: Core of Knowledge Training for Clinics Using Lasers & IPL
Syllabus: Core of Knowledge
Venue: 28 Portland Place, London
Course Organiser: Dr Anna Bass
Website: www.lasermet.com
Date approved: September 2018
Dates of next course: TBA

Core of Knowledge Course SCM Medical Training

Course: Core of Knowledge Course
Syllabus: Core of Knowledge
Venue: The Hellenic Centre, 16-18 Paddington Street, London W1U 5AS
Course Organiser: SCM Medical Training
Website: www.scmmedicaltraining.com
Email: info@scmmedicaltraining.com
Telephone: 01394 461131
Date approved: June 2017
Dates of next courses: 1st October 2020

Laser Protection Supervisor Course

Course: Laser Protection Supervisor Course
Syllabus: Laser Protection Supervisor Course 1 day
Venue: The Hellenic Centre, 16-18 Paddington Street, London W1U 5AS
Course Organiser: SCM Medical Training
Website: www.scmmedicaltraining.com
Email: info@scmmedicaltraining.com
Telephone: 01394 461131
Date approved: June 2017
Dates of next course: 2nd October 2020