Professional Certificate in Clinical Laser Procedures
(Fractionated & Fully Ablative Laser)
This Professional Certificate provides Aesthetic Doctors with the knowledge and hands-on skills to perform fractionated laser procedures for the purpose of skin rejuvenation and fully ablative laser procedures for specific dermatologic conditions. The course provides a holistic approach to laser practice within a cosmetic medical setting, encompassing units in:
- Laser and light physics
- Laser Safety
- Hands-on laser training in a 2:1 Student to Trainer ratio
- Required 12-month mentorship program
*Please note: AACDS reserves the right to change information relating to this course based on any potential changes to the WA licensing criteria as stipulated by the Radiological Council of WA.
For more information on the changes to the laser laws in Western Australia, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions.
Prerequisites / Entry Requirements
You must be currently registered with AHPRA as a Medical Doctor
Total fee for the Professional Certificate in Cosmetic Laser Procedures (Fractionated and Fully Ablative Laser)
1. Upfront Payment
2. Payment Plan
3. StudyLoans (find out more here)
|Unit Title||Study Mode||Duration|
|Analyse the principles of light-based therapies in a cosmetic medical context*||Online theory||30 hours|
|Laser safety certificate* (included in the above unit)||Online theory||30 hours|
|Analyse the principles of cosmetic dermatology*||Online theory||20 hours|
|Perform fractionated and non-fractionated ablative laser procedures||Hands-on training at Academy Day Hospital||2 days|
|Supervised mentorship to be tailored to an individual basis||N/A||12 months|
The Australasian Academy of Cosmetic Dermal Science is an approved RACGP CPD Provider. CPD points are available through self-directed learning for the units within this course.
Credit Transfer for AACDS Graduates
For graduates holding a qualification from AACDS, you will be exempt from the units completed within your AACDS course. However, we do recommend you complete a refresher on the unit ‘Analyse the principles of light-based therapies in a cosmetic medical context’. You will be provided free access to this online unit to refresh prior to your practical training.
Training Facilities & Equipment
Academy Day Hospital is an accredited Day Hospital specialising in a range of cosmetic surgical procedures. Training will take place in the surgical theatre using medical laser equipment.
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COURSE AT A GLANCE
Blended learning (online theory plus hands-on training)
Must be currently registered with AHPRA as a Medical Doctor