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Qualifi Level 3 Certificate in Facial Electrotherapy

Qualification title: Qualifi Level 3 Certificate in Facial Electrotherapy
Qualification type: Occupational Qualification
Level: 3
Accreditation status: Accredited
Credit Equivalency: 25
Qualification number (RQF): 610/0613/0
Progression routes: Learners completing this qualification can advance their career in employment or self-employment in the Beauty, Spa and Holistic Therapy industries. Learners can also progress to Qualifi Level 4 Certificates and Diplomas in Beauty, Wellness and Aesthetics.
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Qualifi Level 3 Certificate in Facial Electrotherapy
Course Overview

These practical and knowledge-based qualifications have been developed to enable Beauty Therapists to advance their occupational skills and competences through the acquisition of higher level techniques. The purpose is improved employability by increasing the range of treatments that can be provided, in particular: consultation and profiling, body massage, facial electrotherapy, body electrotherapy, epilation, lash lifting and brow lamination, advanced lash extensions and intimate waxing. The qualifications will enable beauty therapists to gain confidence in practice while gathering evidence in a realistic working environment.

The rationale for the Diploma and Certificates is to provide recognition for those who wish to gain the necessary occupational skills to gain employment within the beauty and spa industries. The Qualifi Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Beauty Therapy and associated Certificates are suitable for those progressing from a Level 2 Beauty Therapy qualification or from the Level 2 Beauty Therapist apprenticeship.


To achieve this qualification a learner must successfully complete nine units, all eight mandatory units, and at least one unit from the optional section:


  • Implement health, safety, and hygiene
  • Client consultation and profiling
  • Facial electrotherapy
Learning Outcomes
  1. Implement health, safety, and hygiene – learners will be able to implement their advanced knowledge and understanding of health, safety, and hygiene practices through research of legislation, policies, and procedures. The learner will analyse and review policies and procedures for refinement when implementing health, safety and hygiene for the salon, self, and clients for services/treatments.
  2. Client consultation and profiling – underpins all the practical technical units within the qualification. Learners will be able to conduct a concise consultation to develop and create client lifestyle profiles from which wellbeing experiences and holistic therapy treatment plans can be produced and tailored to meet the individual needs of clients, to achieve the desired wellbeing and holistic outcome/s.
  3. Facial electrotherapy – learners will be able to provide facial electrical therapy treatments using the following technologies, Galvanic, Micro current, Microdermabrasion, low intensity LED light (below 500mW), Skin warming devices, Radiofrequency/High-frequency (3KHz – 300GHz), Lymphatic drainage equipment and Ultrasonic to improve and maintain skin condition.
Entry Requirements
  • This qualification is designed for learners aged 16 years and older who have achieved a Level 2 qualification or apprenticeship in Beauty Therapy or have equivalent qualifications and/or substantial industry experience for direct entry to Level 3. Learners undertaking the unit/Certificate in Intimate Waxing must be aged 18 years or older.
  • Centres are responsible for ensuring that this qualification is suited to the ability of learners.
  • The qualification has been designed to be accessible without artificial barriers that restrict access and progression. Entry to the qualification will be through centre interview and learners will be assessed on an individual basis.
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