Foundation Level Botulinum Toxin Training

This comprehensive foundation level course in Botulinum Toxin will enable you to give Botulinum Toxin injections as a qualified Practitioner once you have passed the course.

The foundation level will cover the frontalis, glabella and orbicularis oculi.

The course consists of theory where you will learn more with regards to what Botulinum Toxin is along with practical training and assessment where you will learn more about how to use the equipment and how to give Botulinum Toxin injections safely.

The course is certified by the CPD.

Provided By SkinnPro

Course Information

Course Requirements:

You will need to have a Level 3 Beauty or equivalent qualification.

Course Duration:

This is a one day course

Key Learning Points:

  • History, Ethics and Law in Aesthetics
  • Role of the Advertising Standards Agency with Aesthetics
  • Pre-treatment conditions for good practice within Aesthetics
  • GMC responsibilities
  • Legal obligations in Aesthetics
  • Product Liability (On and off License product use)
  • Principles of treatment in Aesthetics
  • The importance individualised treatments
  • Common health problems that can impact an aesthetic treatment
  • Pre-procedural client consultation and informed consent
  • Aftercare
  • Requirements of premises for practicing aesthetics
  • What are the main health and safety regulations?
  • Topical aesthetics in aesthetics
  • Cause and effect of needle stick injuries
  • Measures to deal with need stick  injuries
  • Signs and symptoms of vasovagal response
  • How to manage vasovagal response
  • Morphology of facial ageing
  • Facial shape, proportions, symmetry and concepts of youth and attractiveness
  • Facial proportion
  • Concepts of youth and attractiveness
  • Psychological theories of attractiveness as a driver for cosmetic procedures
  • ‘Risk’ groups in relation to aesthetics
  • Facial assessments: identifying the suitable pathway to facial rejuvenation.
  • Dermatology in Aesthetics
  • Structure of the skin
  • Function of the skin
  • Intrinsic skin ageing
  • Extrinsic skin ageing
  • Dermatological conditions that impact upon appearance
  • Dermatological skin products
  • Botulinum Toxin use in Aesthetics
  • Mechanism of action of botulinum toxin to Neuromuscular synaptic transmission
  • Pre-injection preparation of botulinum toxin
  • Pharmacodynamics of botulinum toxin
  • Blood vessels of relevance to the use of botulinum toxin
  • Nerves of relevance to the use of botulinum toxin
  • Muscles of relevance to the use of botulinum toxin
  • Practice of Botulinum in Aesthetics
  • Contraindications of botox
  • Risks associated with common treatment areas
  • Adverse effects  associated with botulinum toxin
  • injection site reactions including
  • Management options in the event of an adverse effect following treatment with botulinum toxin
  • Assessing facial shape and wrinkles
  • Formulating a treatment plan for facial shape & wrinkles
  • Develop a Pre-procedural care plan
  • What is Botulinum Toxin?
  • How Botox works
  • Basic Treatment Areas
  • The Fat Pads of the face
  • Facial Vascular systems
  • Pre and Post Treatment Protocol
  • Injection Technique
  • Informed Consent
  • Client Patient Records
  • Botox Brands
  • Health & Safety
  • Sharps disposal and sharps injury
  • Transmission of infection
  • Anaphylaxis Management
  • Health conditions which may affect treatment

Foundation Level Botulinum Toxin Training


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