ITEC Level 4 Diploma in Laser and Light Treatments

Enrol in the ITEC Level 4 Diploma in Laser and Light today to unlock your potential in the exciting and rapidly growing field of laser and light therapy. Our experienced instructors and comprehensive curriculum will provide you with the knowledge and practical skills needed to excel in your career.
Practical training is located at our college in Swords, Co Dublin.
Practical Training

4 clinic days on Tuesdays

Blended Learning

Online theory & hands on practical.


All models/clients are provided.


A.T.A.I. / ITEC 


Includes all exam fees.

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Level 4 Diploma in Laser and Light Treatments

The course combines all the ITEC Level 4 Laser & Light Certificates into one comprehensive diploma course. Covering, laser hair removal, skin rejuvenation, vascular therapy and specific skin complaint treatments.

Hands on laser

Practical learning is fundamental to ATAI courses. An emphasis is placed on real-world case studies using the right technology and treatment protocols. Learners achieve a better understanding of treatment as we use Laser & IPL based platforms. Shadowing in the clinical environment allows learners to understand better why and how treatment and consultation skills are fundamental to Laser & Light-based therapies.
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 Confidence & Competence

Engaging, effective practical training

We constantly work to improve our training— draw on decades of experience from our medical educators.

Fit for purpose theory

Developed in house, delivered online to a level 7 standard and includes explanation video..

Follow on training

Grow your skills as your experience grows with our masterclasses.

Training tomorrow's industry leaders today.

Learning objectives

  • Understanding the principles of laser and light therapies.
  • Assessing client needs and treatment suitability
  • Planning and delivering laser and light treatments
  • Providing post-treatment care and advice
  • Maintaining professional standards and legal requirements
These learning outcomes aim to equip learners with the necessary theoretical knowledge and practical skills to provide safe and effective laser and light treatments in a professional and ethical manner.

Training tomorrow's industry leaders today.

What is covered

  • Laser and Light Physics
  • Laser and Light Safety
  • Skin Anatomy and Physiology
  • Client Consultation and Assessment
  • Laser and Light Treatment Techniques
  • Post-Treatment Care and Management
  • Legal and Ethical Considerations
  • Laser Core of Knowledge

Frequently asked questions

How much is the ITEC Level 4 Diploma in Laser and Light Treatments?

The course is €2150. You do not need to pay for the entire course upfront, when enrolling you will be presented with payment options.

Who is able to attend this course?

This course is for beauty therapists who have obtained NVQ/ITEC/CIBTAC/CIDESCO Beauty Specialists Level 3 or higher qualification. Nurses and allied health professional may also do this course. 

Is there a practical component to this course?

Yes, like every course that A.T.A.I. provide there is a core focus on practical skills. You will not have to share patients and we aim to provide 6 observations and 3 patients for direct treatment. At times, observations can differ but you will always treat three patients at the minimum. 

I am a beauty therapist can I attend this course?

Yes, the ITEC Level 4 courses are open for beauty therapists with a level 3 or equivalent beauty specialists qualification.

Do I need to provide my own model for the course?

No, we provide all models for the practical component of the course. If you do wish to bring along a model, please let us know at the time of enrolment.

Do I need my own insurance?

No, our insurance covers you on the practical treatment days. Once you have qualified you will, of course, need to organise your insurance to practice.

Your educators

Emma Ryall
College Principal
Meghan Kiely
Therapist Educator

Industry standard course.

The ITEC Level 4 Diploma in Laser and Light Treatments is a professional qualification designed to provide comprehensive training in the use of laser and light-based technologies for various cosmetic and aesthetic treatments. This diploma program is typically aimed at individuals who wish to work as laser and light treatment practitioners in beauty clinics, medical spas, or similar settings.

ITEC Laser & Light

The course curriculum of the ITEC Level 4 Diploma in Laser and Light Treatments covers a range of topics related to the theory and practice of using lasers and light-based devices. Some common areas of study may include:

  • Anatomy and physiology: Understanding the structure and function of the human body, particularly the skin and hair, is essential for performing laser and light treatments safely and effectively.
  • Principles of laser and light-based therapies: Learning about the fundamental principles of laser and light technologies, including the interaction of light with tissues, various types of lasers and devices used, and the mechanisms of action for different treatments.
  • Safety and regulations: Ensuring client safety and complying with legal and regulatory requirements are crucial aspects of laser and light treatments. This includes understanding relevant health and safety guidelines, risk assessments, and the proper use of personal protective equipment.
  • Consultation and assessment: Developing skills in client consultation, conducting thorough assessments, and identifying suitable treatment options based on individual client needs and expectations.
  • Treatment techniques: Acquiring practical skills in using laser and light devices for various treatments, such as hair removal, skin rejuvenation, vascular lesion removal, tattoo removal, and pigmentation treatments. This may involve hands-on training with different equipment and understanding the appropriate parameters for different skin types and conditions.
  • Pre- and post-treatment care: Learning about pre-treatment protocols, including client preparation, contraindications, and aftercare instructions to ensure optimal treatment outcomes and minimise potential complications.
  • Management and business skills: Gaining knowledge in business management aspects, including client record-keeping, treatment planning, marketing, and the legal and ethical considerations associated with running a laser and light treatment practice.