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Welcome to our AWS Beauty Training Online Course, where we delve into the essential foundations of knowledge for mastering Laser and Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) technologies in the field of aesthetics. Our comprehensive program aims to equip you with the skills and understanding necessary to utilize lasers and IPL devices safely and effectively within aesthetic practice.

Course Overview: Core of Knowledge in Laser & IPL

In this course, we will guide you through the fundamental principles of lasers and intense pulsed light, offering insights into their applications and ensuring a solid grasp of safety protocols. By the end of the program, you will have covered the “Core of Knowledge” topics mandated by insurers and regulatory authorities in the UK, empowering you with the expertise needed to excel in the beauty and aesthetic industry.

Key Learning Objectives:

  1. Understanding Laser and IPL Technologies:
    • Explore the principles behind lasers and intense pulsed light.
    • Gain insights into the mechanisms that drive these technologies.
  2. Safety in Aesthetic Practice:
    • Learn best practices for using lasers and IPL devices safely.
    • Understand potential risks and how to mitigate them.
  3. Compliance with Regulatory Standards:
    • Familiarize yourself with the “Core of Knowledge” topics required by insurers.
    • Stay up-to-date with various regulatory authorities in the UK.
  4. Applications in Aesthetic Practice:
    • Discover the diverse applications of lasers and IPL in aesthetic treatments.
    • Develop skills to address specific beauty concerns effectively.


This course is divided into 7 training modules, including an online quiz and a final assessment exercise.

In total, this training spans approximately three hours. We recommend progressing through each module sequentially, as information in later modules may build upon an understanding of earlier sections.

It is crucial to view all slides within each module and avoid skipping any material.

Certificates will only be issued to candidates who successfully complete the entire training course and pass the assessment.

Within each module, earlier slides can be reviewed using the side navigation bar.

MODULE 1 – Basic Laser Theory

MODULE 2 – Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Theory

MODULE 3 – Hazards of Light based Systems & Precautions to be taken Laser & IPL Safety

MODULE 4 – Laser & IPL Aesthetic Applications

MODULE 5 – Regulatory Issues

MODULE 6 – Equipment Management

MODULE 7 – The Practicalities (Pre treatment, Treatment and Post Treatment considerations)



Course Eligibility:

Our AWS Beauty Training Online Course is designed to cater to individuals aspiring to work with lasers or intense pulsed light, regardless of their background knowledge. Whether you are a newcomer to the field or already possess some familiarity with the subject matter, this course is tailored to accommodate diverse levels of expertise.

Course Inclusivity:

Recognising that participants may enter the course with varying degrees of prior knowledge, our curriculum addresses the needs of all learners. Some slides may cover topics that you are already familiar with, ensuring a seamless learning experience for individuals with different levels of expertise.


At the end of the course there will be an online assessment

It is necessary to move progressively through each module as information in later modules may rely on an understanding of earlier sections.

It is important that you view each of the modules and do not skip any material.


A Certificate of Achievement will automatically be issued to candidates who complete the full training course and score 80% of the final quiz.