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After puberty, fat cells remain constant in number and change their size and volume according to the amount of fat the body stores. This fat often assumes abnormal proportions in areas such as thighs, hips, stomach and arms. Non-invasive Ultrasonic Lipo-cavitation uses ultrasound waves to break down this excess fat. Unlike surgical lipo-suction there is no pain, incisions or recovery time. The ultrasonic energy is delivered through the skin surface. This treatment is safe and suitable for men and women who want effective removal of excess fat without surgery. The client resumes normal activities immediately after the treatment.

NB: We expect students to have read the course materials fully prior to attending the onsite course at the Academy of Advanced Beauty

In order to graduate from all of our courses, students will need to pass a final written examination to assess their knowledge and understanding, and to pass a practical observation performing the treatment in full, including client consultation and aftercare. For Level 4 courses, after having completed the practical session at the Academy, students will be asked to complete four case studies and a 5,000-word assignment in order to complete the course

Level 4 Accredited Course certificates will be issued externally. For our Short Courses, we will provide an Academy of Advanced Beauty Diploma

The Ultrasonic Lipo-cavitation Level 4 Course carries 8 credits and will qualify you for insurance cover. Some of these credits can be transferred to other courses if the subject matter overlaps. For example, if you have studied the necessary Health and Safety legislation in the Beauty and Aesthetics sector, you will not need to cover this in the same amount of detail for any additional course which covers this same material.

Our courses are suitable for Beauty Therapists with the suitable pre-requisites (Level 3 Beauty or equivalent) and Aesthetic practitioners

Our short courses, for those wish to learn more about the treatments without gaining an accredited Level 4 course, are two days in duration

Our Level 4 course is based on core knowledge taught on the short course but in addition includes a substantial theory component which explores the science behind the treatment further, and comprises of a three-day practical training session (rather than one day for the short course) where you will be asked to demonstrate your competence in the treatment through a series of assessments and exams

In the course, we will cover how to prepare for and carry out Ultrasonic Lipo-cavitation treatments safely, covering necessary legislation, core knowledge and science behind the treatment as well as how best to handle the equipment and maximise treatment results.

In order to graduate from all of our courses, delegates will need to pass a final written examination to assess their knowledge and understanding, and to pass a practical observation performing the treatment in full, including client consultation and aftercare.

Course Structure

Unit 1

Safe and effective methods of working when carrying out treatments:

  • Health and safety
  • Data protection act
  • Client modesty, privacy and confidentiality
  • Hygiene

Unit 2

Anatomy and Physiology, and other science relevant to the treatment:

  • What is Ultrasonic Lipo-Cavitation
  • Fat evacuation journey
  • Body characteristics
  • Types of fat
  • Fat distribution
  • Effects of fat on health
  • Cellulite grading, formation and ways to improve its appearance

Unit 3

Planning, preparing and consulting client before treatment and understanding the organisational and legal obligations of performing treatments:

  • Client consultation
  • Contra indications
  • Client suitability
  • Risk and side effects
  • Realistic expectations
  • Areas suitable for treatment

Unit 4

Carrying out treatments:

  • Live Demo
  • Step-by-step
  • Treatment techniques

Unit 5

Handling equipment and electrical safety:

  • Importance of using an appropriate contact medium
  • Safely administering ultrasound

Unit 6

Providing aftercare to the client:

  • Returning clients and treatment maintenance
  • Combination treatments