Level 7 Diploma in Clinical Aesthetic Treatments

The accelerated route to qualification is solely for regulated practitioners who have already undertaking training in aesthetic practice through other formal and informal means and acquired patient-facing experience working in the clinical aesthetic field. 

Regulated practitioners who meet MAP-IQ’s entry requirements are able to progress directly to assessment.  

 

The assessment consists of an online written exam which involves answering multiple choice questions (MCQs) aligned to qualification learning outcomes and two clinical skills assessment involving the administration of a safe and effective botulinum toxin and dermal filler treatment for cosmetic purposes. Practitioners have three attempts at the written examination and the clinical skill assessments to achieve a pass grade. Two attempts for each assessment are included in the assessment cost, a third attempt will be subject to an additional administrative cost as per MAP-IQ terms and conditions. 

 

On successful completion of the written exam and clinical skills assessment practitioners will be awarded with a VTCT (ITEC) Level 7 Diploma in Clinical Aesthetics and be entitled to use the following post nominals – PgDip(Aes

 

Level 7 Diploma in
Clinical Aesthetic
Injectable Treatments
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THE LEVEL 7 QUALIFICATION AT A GLANCE

REGULATOR:  OFQUAL- Click Here

AWARDING ORGANISATION: VTCT- Click Here

QUALIFICATION TITLE: Level 7 Diploma in Clinical Aesthetic Injectable Treatments 

ACADEMIC LEVEL:  Level 7 (Equivalent to Post Graduate level)

ROUTE:  Accelerated assessment route in Recognition of Prior Learning and Experience (RPEL). RPEL practitioners will achieve the same qualification as those who have undertaken the full level 7 learning programme. 

GRADING: Pass/Fail

QUALIFICATION CREDITS : 60 (RQF)  The M level credits can be used towards a full MSc in Professional Practice at the University of West of England. (other universities will also accept separate module credits towards an MSc in Professional Practice- learners are advised to check with their preferred university). 

DURATION : Weeks or up to 12 months (Flexible).

ASSESSMENT PROCESS

The accelerated assessment process is conducted completely online and therefore accessible to learners from anywhere in the world. Following entry and registration learners have access to a curated assessment platform and are supported and guided through the assessment process by MAP-IQ’s expert practitioners and educationalists. Learners will have three attempts at each assessment process to achieve a pass grade, third-time assessments will incur an additional administration  payment as per MAP-IQ terms and conditions.

Internal Formative Assessment:

Learners are required to complete a short written assignment in their own time consisting of short answer responses (SARs). The questions and responses are based on the history of botulinum toxin and dermal fillers, patient consultation, patient suitability and advertising in aesthetic injectable practice. 

Internal Formative Assessment:

Learners are required to undertake a short written assignment in their own time to evidence literature review skills and evidence-based practice.

External Summative  Assessment:

Learners are required to undertake an online external written exam consisting of MCQs to meet the learning outcomes for the qualification.

Assessment 4: Internal Summative Assessment

Learners are required to administer a safe and effective botulinum toxin and soft tissue filler treatment for cosmetic purposes.

ENTRY CRITERIA

  • A registered and regulated medical, healthcare or allied healthcare professional whose regulatory body deems cosmetic injectable practice as within scope of thier professional title. There should be no conditions attached to the practitioners registration that restricts practice.  
  • Foundation training in botulinum toxin and soft tissue fillers for cosmetic purposes.
  • Hands-on experience of administering botulinum toxin and soft tissue fillers with verification from a regulated professional of having administered 30 botulinum toxin and 30 soft tissue fillers for cosmetic purposes in the preceding 2 years.
  • Hold full indemnity Insurance cover for aesthetic procedures (must include botulinum toxin and soft tissue fillers),  
  • UK and international practitioners must hold an English language level of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent if English is not their first language. The assessment process is conducted in English.
  • Practitioners are not required to be independent prescribers, but must be supervised for thier clinical skill assessment by a prescribing supervisor (Clinical Oversight).

 

FEES:

Full Payment……………………………… £2,495.00

OR

3 Month Payment Plan………………….. £2, 595.00 

Registration……………..£865.00

Month 2…………………..£865.00

Month 3…………………..£865.00   

*Additional cost for the payment plan is to cover administration costs.

*Additional costs for third-time assessments….£129.00 

Stage 1 Assessment-(Short Answer Responses Assignment)

Stage 2 Assessment (Literature Review skills)

 Hold registration on Part A (category 2) of the JCCP Practitioner register  OR  meet the following criteria: 

  • A regulated medical or healthcare practitioner with no conditions attached to practice and the ability to study at level 6 or above
  • Certificated CPD training in botulinum toxin and soft tissue fillers for cosmetic purposes.
  •  Minimum of 2 years injectable experience and or completion of 30 botulinum toxin and 30 dermal filler treatments 
  • A peer reference from a regulated medical or healthcare professional whose qualification and or experience is equal to or greater that of the learner.
  • Full indemnity insurance to cover botulinum toxin and soft tissue fillers 
  • English Language level of IELTS 7.0 or equivalent if English is not your first language.

* Practitioners are not required to be prescribers but must be supervised by a prescriber for their practice-based skills assessment  (OSCE).

* International students are accepted if they can evidence of professional registration in the UK and or in their country of practice.  

 

FEES: 

Level 7 Diploma In Clinical Aesthetic Injectable Treatments (Full Payment)  …………………………………………………£2,495


Level 7 Diploma in Clinical Aesthetic Injectable Treatment ( Payment Plan) ………………………………………………….£2,595

Payment 1:  Registration   £865.00

Payment 2:   Month 2        £865.00

Payment 3:   Month 3        £865.00

The payment plan increase is to cover administration costs. All costs are inclusive of OFQUAL and VTCT registration fees there are no hidden cost

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