NEW IPL and Laser Safety Certificate

This short course focusses on the operational safety requirements when working with IPL and Lasers in the aesthetics industry. This course leads to the nationally recognized statement of attainment SHBBHRS005 - Identify and control safety risks for intense pulsed light and laser hair reduction treatments

What will you learn?

  • Develop confidence and skills in a high risk area
  • Complies with the Australian Regulation and Nuclear Protection Agency advice to consumers that “a treatment provider should hold and display a current laser/IPL safety certificate from an accredited provider”
  • Gain credibility with your clients
  • Reduce risk in the case of litigation

Course outline

This course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to identify and eliminate health and safety risks and hazards associated with the use of intense pulsed light and lasers used in beauty and dermal therapy clinical environments. You will learn about the key aspects of current legislation, regulation, industry standards and guidelines. You will also learn important underpinning knowledge about the physics of light and operational characteristics of laser and IPL devices. At the end of the course, you will be confident to develop, implement and maintain safe practices when working with non-ionising radiation sources.

Course duration

8 weeks. Approximately 4 hours per week.

Course entry requirements

Access to a clinical workplace with a class 4 laser OR Intense Pulsed Light device.


$650 upfront payment, payment plans available.

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