Laser Safety Officer's Certificate

Laser Safety Officer’s Certificate

This is a theory-based course, which focuses on the clinical aspects of IPL and Laser treatment and the required safety standards as outlined by the Radiation Safety Act. The unit is government accredited and recognised by the two main Laser authorities; QLD Radiation Health and the Radiological Council of WA as an official Radiation/Laser Safety Officer’s Certificate. Upon completion of this unit, it will lead to the issue of the IPL/Laser’s Safety Officer’s Certificate, it will not lead to the issue of a full, Nationally Recognised Qualification. People completing this course will achieve a Statement of Attainment.

Laser Safety Officer’s Certificate – Full course

This course is a nationally accredited unit of competency (CDNLBT02 Analyse laser and light-based therapies in a cosmetic medical context) and provides a further learning pathway and credit transfer into a nationally accredited qualification delivered through AACDS. 

Total Course Fees - $880.00
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This is delivered via online lectures, providing you with a flexible learning approach. The curriculum consists of six online lectures and tutorial activities. Assessment is based on four clinical studies, tutorial activities and a final online assessment consisting of 80 multiple choice and short answer questions. The time commitment typically required is 4 to 6 hours per week over a 9-week period.

This is only available online. Please Note: This is a stand-alone unit though is also delivered as a core unit in the Advanced Diploma of Cosmetic Dermal Science, the Graduate Diploma of Cosmetic Nursing and the Graduate Diploma of Dermal Therapies.

  • Necessary as a prerequisite for laser licensing in Queensland, Tasmania and Western Australia, with other Australian states soon to follow in a similar manner
  • Decrease insurance issues and potential litigation
  • Gain credibility and confidence from your patients/clients

Laser Safety Officer’s Certificate – Fast Track

This course provides a fast track option for candidates who are not interested in a further learning pathway in a nationally accredited qualification. 

Total Course Fees - $370.00
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This is a self-paced learning course which is delivered via online lectures, providing you with a flexible learning approach. The curriculum consists of three online lectures. Assessment is based on a multiple choice question exam. The time commitment typically required is 2 to 3 hours per week over a 6-week period.

This is only available online.

  • Necessary as a prerequisite for laser licensing in Queensland, Tasmania and Western Australia, with other Australian states soon to follow in a similar manner
  • Decrease insurance issues and potential litigation
  • Gain credibility and confidence from your patients/clients

Please note: These outlines are to be used as a guide only. Your units will be confirmed upon receiving a personalised schedule.

TOPICS COVERED:

  • Laser and light physics
  • Understanding the mechanics of laser and light systems
  • Clinical application of laser and IPL permanent hair reduction
  • Clinical application of laser and IPL photo rejuvenation (treatment of dyschromia and vascular lesions)
  • Lasers in cosmetic medicine and dermal therapies
  • Licensing, state regulations and future legislation change
  • Risk assessment and management

TOPICS COVERED:

  • Laser and light physics
  • Understanding the mechanics of laser and light systems
  • Lasers in cosmetic medicine and dermal therapies
  • Licensing, state regulations and future legislation change
  • Risk assessment and management

See steps below to apply:

  1. Copy of driver’s licence or passport
  2. Download the application form here
  3. Email your completed application form along with proof of identity to enquiries@aacds.edu.au
  4. Click on the video below to see the pre-enrolment information for all new applicants

COURSE AT
A GLANCE

COURSE START
Start Anytime

COURSE MODE
Flexible online study mode

RTO ADMISSION
None

LEARNING PATHWAYS
Learning pathways with credit into nationally accredited dermal science and cosmetic nursing qualifications

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