To enrol in the Graduate Diploma of LASER/IPL/RF for Hair Reduction & Dermal/Vein Treatments, individuals are required to meet entry requirements similar to those applying to SIB70110. They are:
- A relevant qualification at diploma level or above in medical/complementary health or beauty therapy/aesthetics, including the study of human biology, anatomy and physiology;
- Significant and relevant vocational experience as a medical/complementary health practitioner or beauty therapist/aesthetician with a primary focus on providing dermal, body and health-related services; or
- Evidence of significant and relevant vocational experience relating to the application of human biology, anatomy and physiology knowledge in their respective field.
Learners who satisfactorily complete nine core units will be eligible to receive the Graduate Diploma.
Learners who satisfactorily complete the first five core units receive the SIB70110 Vocational Graduate Certificate of Intense Pulsed Light and Laser Hair Reduction - the same qualification as that provided in the SIB10 Beauty Training Package.
A Statement of Attainment is issued for completion of any one unit or a number of of units.
Vocational outcomes of the course can lead to a career as a LASER/IPL/RF aesthetician or practice manager or provide a major skills boost for any health or beauty professional who wants to specialise in the treatment of a range of hair/dermal/vein disorders allied to their existing modality, such as general (medical) practice, registered nurse, beauty therapist, etc.
Qualified LASER/IPL/RF therapists have excellent employment prospects. And these are expected to grow as the use of light-based treatments becomes more common. Skilled therapists are much sought after by cosmetic/plastic surgeons, medical centres, laser clinics, natural therapy clinics and beauty clinics.
Oiur high-level qualificatins also provide individuals with an opportunity to set up their own LASER/IPL/RF clinic with a high degree confidence.
Light-based devices used in the course include Alexandrite, diode, Nd:YAG, CO2 and fractional lasers, tattoo removal, IPL and radio frequency.
The Laser Therapy Centre's trainers are experts in the LASER field. Our Director of Studies, Meikin Li Rees, has been practising LASER Therapy since 1983. She has a string of LASER qualifications and is currently undertaking a double-blind randomised control trial to test the effectiveness of LASER medicine on osteoarthritis knee pain as part of doctorate studies in LASER Therapy with the University of Technology, Sydney.
Meikin specialises in aesthetic treatments and all aspects of the clinical application of medical grade and therapeutic LASER systems. She also integrates more than 20 years experience in LASER technology, Western science and body science with 5,000-year-old Traditional Chinese Medicine and acupuncture philosophy and techniques.
This enables her to improve different health imbalances, including cosmetic, musculoskeletal, dermatological, addictions to cigarettes and alcohol, gynaecology, immunity and emotional/depression imbalance. Using her integrated knowledge of healing internal imbalances, Meikin is able to provide aesthetic treatments that produce optimum effects.
Meikin is very passionate about research. To keep up to date with new and emerging technologies, she regularly attends overseas courses and international conferences. She has been a guest speaker for a number of professional organisations, including the American Society of LASER Medicine, the Australian Association for Laser Therapy and the Australian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Association.
For further details about the Graduate Diplomas 91540NSW and 91551NSW, please telephone Meikin on (02) 9630 6388 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org