Why take VTCT (ITEC) Level 5 Chemical Peel Course

The VTCT (ITEC) Level 5 Chemical Peel Course is a comprehensive and specialised course, designed specifically for level 4 qualified aesthetics practitioners.

The aim is to equip you with the skills and knowledge to add superficial chemical skin peeling techniques to your existing treatment offerings, thus broadening your skillset and enhancing your career prospects in the aesthetic beauty industry.

After successful completion of this course, you will gain the ITEC Level 5 Award in Chemical Peel Treatment. This qualification enjoys recognition globally and is regulated by the Office for Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (OFQUAL), a non-ministerial UK government department.

This ensures the course is of the highest standard and is aligned with both national and international aesthetic beauty standards.

Our highly regarded tutor and Academy Director, Eleonora Androva, brings a wealth of experience to this course. She has played an instrumental role as a board member in designing this prestigious qualification and is also the owner and operator of her own luxury skin clinic.

With our experienced tutors, you can be confident that you are learning from leaders in the field.

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be fully equipped to work as a commercial superficial skin peeling practitioner. You will have developed your knowledge and understanding of the relevant requirements, regulations, and safe practice treatment protocols for skin peeling.

The course will also enhance your consulting skills, enabling you to communicate effectively with clients and provide specific aftercare and home care advice.

This is a great opportunity for beauty practitioners to upskill and position themselves favourably in the highly competitive beauty aesthetic industry.

We will be treating the following areas:

  • Face and neck
  • Chest/upper torso
  • Limbs
  • Hands

And we will be using the following products/agents:

  • Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHAs)
  • Beta Hydroxy Acids (BHAs)
  • Poly Hydroxy Acids (PHAs)
  • Cyclic/Alpha-Keto Acids Dicarboxylic acids
  • Acetic Acids
  • Pre-formulated combination peeling agents



Course Outline

This course builds upon the knowledge gained from the VTCT Level 4 Skin Peeling qualification.
It instructs students on the national and international standards needed for safely conducting superficial chemical peels.

Students will learn how to:

  • Appraise the safety considerations when providing superficial skin peeling treatments
  • Appraise accepted protocols and guidelines for providing superficial skin peeling treatments
  • Analyse the uses, limitations, benefits and effects of superficial skin peeling products
  • Formulate consultation, planning and preparation protocols for superficial skin peeling
  • Demonstrate proficiency in application of superficial skin peeling treatments

To complete the Level 5 Award In Skin Peeling Treatments,
the learner must achieve the mandatory unit:

  • 1 Provide superficial chemical skin peeling treatments


Dates and fees
Start Dates Location Course Type Duration Places Left
Fri, 1 Mar 2024 Baker Street 1 day per week Every Friday 3 days FULL
Fri, 12 Apr 2024 Baker Street 1 day per week every Friday 3 days FULL
Course Fee

£1450 (VAT incl.)

Including VTCT course registration, exam/assessment fee, log book, learning pack, uniform and products for the training

Total course duration: 3 days (last day is exam day)

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  • 1 How will I be assessed?

    To be awarded this qualification, learners must successfully achieve the following assessments: • Case Studies • Assignments • Practical Examination

  • 2 What are the entry requirements?

    Entry requirements for this course are stringent to ensure the high standard of the qualification. Participants are required to hold a Level 4 Skin Peeling qualification or equivalent before enrolling in this course.

  • 3 What could this qualification lead to?

    The primary purpose of this qualification is to prepare learners for employment or self-employment in the beauty aesthetic industry providing superficial skin peeling treatments. Additionally, learners may choose to further develop their knowledge and skills by completing additional specialist qualifications at Level 5 and 6, including: • VTCT (ITEC) Level 5 Award in Radio Frequency and Skin Needling Techniques • VTCT (ITEC) Level 6 Award in Mesotherapy Treatments

  • 4 What is VTCT?

    VTCT is the UK’s market-leading specialist vocational and technical awarding organisation for beauty, medical aesthetics, complementary therapies, sports and active fitness, as well as a number of other sector areas including learning and development, early years education, health and social care and hospitality and catering. VTCT is regulated by the Office for Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual) which is a non-ministerial UK government department reporting directly to parliament. VTCT is also regulated by governments in Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and is recognised by many government authorities globally for the award of qualifications aligned with national qualifications frameworks.


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