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The aim of this unit is to develop learners’ knowledge and understanding of the core knowledge
required when operating laser and light devices. It covers the core knowledge of laser and light
including safety legislation, electromagnetic radiation, and tissue interaction. This unit has been
mapped against the MHRA Guidance on the safe use of lasers, intense light source systems and LEDs
in medical, surgical, dental, and aesthetic practices.

Learning outcomes

On completion of this unit, learners will:

LO1 Comprehend laser safety legislation, measures, and management
LO2 Comprehend risk assessments, hazards, and safety
LO3 Comprehend laser and light technologies – (radiation and tissue interaction)


Upcoming exam dates:


Sunday 26th November

Monday 11 December

Wednesday 17 January

Sunday 27th January

Monday February 12th, 26th

Sunday 11, 18th February

Monday 11, 18th March

Sunday 31 March

Monday 8,22 April

Sunday 14 April



Who is this qualification for?

VTCT (ITEC) Level 4 Award in Core of Knowledge for Laser and Light Devices is a knowledge-based qualification aimed at laser, IPL and LED technicians, who need to understand how to safely and professionally provide laser and light application treatments in the medical and aesthetics industry.

What does this qualification cover?

This qualification is informed by MHRA guidance in relation to safe application of laser, IPL and LED treatments. Learners must achieve the mandatory unit:

  • UBT449 Core of Knowledge for Laser and Light DevicesThroughout this qualification, learners will develop knowledge on the characteristics of laser, IPL and LED radiation and skin tissue reaction to laser, IPL and LED application. Additionally learners will cover hazards and precautions, safety management, safe product sourcing, risk assessments, quality assurance and relevant and associated legislation influencing the purchase and use of laser and light devices. Learners will also gain an understanding of the safe working practices required in order to protect themselves and their clients when applying laser and light devices.

    Why is this qualification the most suitable?

    The primary purpose of this qualification is to prepare learners to progress to further qualifications within the field of laser, IPL and LED application. This could be for hair removal, skin rejuvenation, tattoo removal or medical applications. It also provides learners with the personal growth and engagement that sits alongside learning a new skill.


Theory  and 1 exam. You will have three attempts included in your course price. Any further attempts will be at an additional cost.