The UK’s first government-regulated qualification in botulinum toxins and dermal fillers. This intensive 6-18 month course is designed to make you stand out. Includes foundation training, 148 hours of theory, 20 patients observed, and 20 patients treated.
Aesthetic medicine allows medical professionals to combine their creativity with clinical expertise. Our flagship level 7 course focuses on the two most requested aesthetic treatments: botulinum toxins and dermal fillers.
Harley Academy occupies a distinguished place in the field of aesthetics training because of this course, which is the UK’s first government-regulated Level 7 qualification in aesthetic medicine.
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Our blended learning programme combines face-to-face lectures, online learning, and clinical practice. The course has four stages:
1. FOUNDATION DAY Basic practical botulinum toxin (“Botox”) and dermal filler training. The day is the introductory workshop to the L7 Injectables qualification.
2. ONLINE LEARNING 142 hours of CPD-accredited university-standard material. Study in your own time, at your own pace. Your progress is monitored, so you can pick up where you left off.
3. CLINICAL MENTORING Clinical mentoring at Harley Academy allows you to consult and treat genuine patients under the guidance of an experienced mentor. We guarantee that students will observe and practise a minimum of 40 treatments in total, as per HEE guidelines. This will usually be in the form of:
Two observation days (average of 8 patients per session)
Four 1:1 mentoring Sessions (average of 6 patients per session)
4. ASSESSMENT Short Answer Questions (written assignments) and a final Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE). Both elements must be passed in order to meet the Qualification requirements
Exam days take place throughout the year, so you will not be restricted by a standard academic timetable.
This course will give you a postgraduate level understanding of the following topics:
Unit 1 Ethics and law in aesthetic medicine Unit 2 Treatment in aesthetic medicine Unit 3 Psychology in aesthetic medicine Unit 4 Dermatology in aesthetic medicine Unit 5 Principles of botulinum toxin in aesthetic medicine Unit 6 Practice of botulinum toxin in aesthetic medicine Unit 7 Principles of dermal fillers in aesthetic medicine Unit 8 Practice of dermal fillers in aesthetic medicine
In terms of practical skills, by the end of the course you will be able to:
Recognise indications and contraindications for botulinum toxin and dermal filler use;
Conduct in-depth patient assessments;
Be confident with a full range of injection techniques;
A Level 6 (undergraduate) degree in medicine, nursing, midwifery, dentistry or pharmacy.
A valid GMC/NMC/GDC/GPhC number with an active license to practice in the UK
English as a first language, or English Language Testing System (IELTS) 7.0 in all components
Desirable: Postgraduate degree/diploma/master’s in Anatomy, Dermatology, Medicine, Surgery, Research CCT or completion of training within profession
International students may be accepted if an equivalent level of education can be demonstrated, and you are professionally registered. Please refer to our Entry Requirements Policy for details.
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis throughout the year. All applicants must provide a valid professional registration number, which will be checked prior to acceptance.
Our level 7 course is extremely popular, and in order to ensure that we can provide a consistently high level of service we only accept a limited number of applicants each term. We may operate a competitive application system based on merit. Additional documents that you may wish to upload to enhance your application include:
A copy of your CV
Scans of any Postgraduate Training Certificates you have achieved
A scan of your IELTS certificate (international students)
If your aim is to set up your own practice, gain employment in a cosmetic clinic, or simply offer aesthetic treatments to your existing patients, the level 7 will give you the tools to do so.
Upon completion you will have a logbook with a minimum of 40 patient cases in, with which you can demonstrate your proficiency to prospective employers.
Above all Level 7 aesthetics training is designed to give you confidence. That is why we go deep on the core, evidence-based procedures that underpin successful aesthetics practice. It is easier and safer to only widen your range of techniques once you have a solid foundation.
Level 7 learners are also eligible to learn how to use cannulae and other new procedures on our Advanced Workshops. These are especially well-suited to practitioners who want to start their own cosmetic clinic.
7 hours of intensive small group teaching. Watch a range of treatments, and build your portfolio of observed cases. Observing treatments is a crucial part of the training requirements outlined in the 2016 HEE Guidelines. Two full observation days are included in the Level 7 Injectables for Aesthetic Medicine.
Bookable as 4-hour sessions or full 8-hour days, Harley Academy mentoring sessions offer a bespoke 1:1 learning experience. You will rapidly improve your fine motor abilities and client consultation skills. If you would like to do your mentoring with another Level 7 student please email email@example.com to book bespoke 2:1 sessions.
Botulinum toxins and dermal fillers are the two most popular cosmetic treatments in the UK. This one-day course is taught by leading aesthetic doctors, and covers everything you need to know to get started in both procedures. Your Foundation Day certificate will entitle you to start practicing independently, or to start our level 7 qualification in injectables.