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Laser Training and Courses

The Harley Laser Training Academy provides specialist training for those individuals wishing to broaden their prospects into working with IPL’s and lasers. We provide training to private Doctors, NHS staff, beauty salons, health clubs, spas and private cosmetic clinics. Those students that do not have a medical/beauty background are still able to attend the course. We are a specialist centre for laser hair removal on 1-7 Harley Street; we have been providing clients with an excellent service for many years. We consider ourselves to be the best provision for your laser training needs; we offer a very thorough training course providing the most robust information and practical training to allow each individual attending the course feeling competent to work alone with an IPL machine.

The Harley Laser Specialists is a recognised CIBTAC accredited school. CIBTAC is an international awarding body for beauty education, courses and therapists. Our courses are run and taught by CIBTAC certified staff, you will find that within the course you will be trained to meet the industries standards. CIBTAC students are some of the best trained in the industry and are deemed highly skilled and are sought after by practices and clients.

The CIBTAC training course will include theoretical knowledge, practical training and also include the core of knowledge which is fundamental in being a fully qualified laser therapist. Examinations will be taken to ensure every student is fully capable of carrying out successful treatments. You will find all your training needs will be met with our intensive CIBTAC training course where you will learn so much about lasers and the laser industry. CIBTAC students will be sure to find that they will be taught to the best standards and will have thorough knowledge on the subject after their training and will be able to work efficiently once they have completed.

We pride ourselves in our IPL training, on the IPL treatment courses you would meet our experienced team of laser practitioners, laser consultants, laser protection advisors and laser protection supervisors who have been working with and educating people in IPL’s and lasers for many years.

Our laser training centre is fully equipped with full access to our treatment rooms; our team of professionals which present the laser course to you are amongst some of the best in their fields, with years of experience and training behind them. They have written for numerous peer reviewed journals on the use of laser/IPL devices. Course material will be given to take away for further revision and to look back on once your training is complete. Students will be kept to a minimum on each training course as we understand the need for more focused learning, and with one to one with the tutor. Our tutors understand the needs of the medical and beauty therapy sectors regarding the use of IPL/laser device treatments therefore can deliver your training to you according to your place of work.

We have successfully treated over 50,000 clients for laser treatments at our practice on Harley Street therefore hold a vast amount of experience.

Laser hair removal is a rapid growing business; it has become largely popular in the last few years. Its rapid interest growth has led to growing demand from businesses to start offering this treatment. The potential of inviting laser treatments to your practice can lead to expansion of your establishment and bring a profitable increase to your business. Laser hair removal is more beneficial than introducing any other hair removal methods in terms of making an increase in profits and having a larger clientele base.

Area Laser/IPL Waxing Threading Sugaring
Full legs 250 40 40
Full arms 160 25
Upper lip 50 5 3 5
Underarms 60 8 8
Brazilian 60 15 15

The diagram above demonstrates that the income from laser hair removal is surely more beneficial than any other method of hair removal. We provide flexible laser coursesthat can accommodate most students, whether you are searching for a training course where you receive IPL hair removal training alone, or whether you are searching for training which provides everything to start your business from beginning to end.

Our 2 day training courses can be tailor made to your needs, as we have various elements to our laser courses.

  • How do laser/IPL devices work?
  • Technical terms and assessing radiation hazards
  • Laser/IPL optical hazards
  • Laser/IPL tissue interaction and application
  • Practical laser safety guidance
  • Role of the laser protection advisor
  • Role of IPL/laser protection supervisor
  • Laser/IPL risk assessment
  • How to handle an untoward incident
  • Preparing and using the local rules

We provide training on the modality of IPL machine itself, this goes into depth about different skin suitability, different types of hair and how the treatment works. Alongside being taught how laser hair removal functions, the following topics will also be covered:

  • Skin anatomy
  • Functions of the skin
  • Fitzpatrick skin typing
  • Hair follicle anatomy
  • Types of hair
  • Structure of the hair
  • Hair growth cycle

Skin rejuvenation training will also be provided at your training, the following arenas will be taught:

  • Thread veins
  • Sun damage
  • Photo aging
  • Pigmentation
  • Ephelides (freckles)
  • Cafe au lait spots
  • Rosacea
  • Acne

For those students who need a helping hand in starting up there business in IPL hair removal treatments, our business component of the course, explains the fundamental elements of running a IPL business, it runs through what paper work you require clients to fill out, how to keep an eye on the shot count and knowing when to change machine parts, and also giving you an idea of estimated income, how to take payments and client data storage.


The practical element of the course involves demonstrations of the laser treatment, so the student can get hands on experience under the supervision of the tutor you will be run through how to deliver a thorough pre-treatment consultation and post-treatment care advice, if there any contraindications of the treatment, how photosensitising medication can affect a treatment and how to properly deliver an effective and efficient treatment. We can offer an extensive course of an extra day on the practical element of the course to provide those students with the extra support and practical training they need.


Upon completion of your training you will receive 3 certificates of attendance from The Harley Laser Training Academy, this will demonstrate you are competent in giving valuable information and being able to treat clients with an IPL device, you will have the correct training in compliance with the current legislations and you have been trained by a reputable training academy in the heart of London. Take advantage of the in depth laser training that we offer.

Package 1 : Core of knowledge
Price: £300.00
Package 2 : VTCT Qualification NVQ Level 4 in Laser Hair removal & Skin Rejuvenation  inc. Harley Street Trained Certification.
Price: £1500.00
Package 3 : Cibtac Qualification NVQ Level 4 in Laser Hair Removal & Skin Rejuvenation inc. Harley Street Trained Certification.
Price: POA (contact us)
Next Course : 27th of January 2019

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