FAQ About Laser Training Courses

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You will complete this course with industry knowledge, a resume booster, or a new business plan.  Physicians are looking for well trained professionals who are able to add medical aesthetics to their practice and the industry is growing each month. Billions of dollars are being spent and the potential to make a great income in a great career.

Our goal is to ensure that you truly understand the information as you work through the course. That’s our mission and promise to you. You will have live patients to work at Laser Spa Group which has a great reputation with highly trained staff that have years of experience and knowledge to share. We have a proven successful track record with those who have completed our course that can work for anyone whether you are looking to work for someone else (commissioned employees need to be busy too!) or start your own business. The sky is the limit!

Q. What procedures do you offer training on?

A. We specialize in Laser Hair Removal Training as the vast majority of facilities you will work for do their highest percentage of business in Laser Hair Removal. We also offer certificate course on Intense Pulse Light Photorejuvenation (Photofacials), for treating age spots, sun damage, broken capillaries, redness reduction, acne, rosacea, hyper-pigmentation, skin tone & more on both the face, chest, hands and other body parts. We also train on Laser Vein Reduction, Cellulite & Body Contouring Reduction, Laser Tattoo Removal, Microcurrent and LED Technology as well as SilkPeel Dermalinfusion technologies, Advanced Chemical Peels and Microdermabrasion. We spend the greatest amount of our time on the most broadly used procedure, Laser Hair Removal. We want you to be the most proficient in the procedures you will be doing wherever you work. We offer certificate courses separately for all Modalities listed.

Q. Do I have to be an aesthetician or have any medical background to work with lasers?

A. Most states in the U.S. do not require any professional medical training or even an aesthetician’s license to perform some cosmetic laser procedures. California, New Jersey, Georgia, Ohio and Florida do have special requirements for laser certification. Please refer to your state for specific requirements. In Canada, no such licensure exists. Please check our pre-requisites in our curriculum on our courses for acceptance.

Q. How much money can a Laser Hair Removal Technician make?

A. Although laser hair removal is the most common procedure these days, the better-rounded you are in your skills, the more attractive you are to a prospective employer. Most clinics will want you to have some of your own ‘skin’ in the game, by paying a lower hourly rate with some sort of commission. We commonly see $12 to $20 per hour base pay with a 10% commission on your sales, which may include products.

Let us assume $15/hr base pay, a hair removal treatment cost of $150 each, a microdermabrasion/chemical exfoliation treatment cost of $100 each and an IPL skin rejuvenation treatment cost of $300 each.

Depending upon how busy the clinic is, it’s very possible for a single Laser Technician to perform 3 laser hair removal treatments per day, 3 microdermabrasion/chemical exfoliation treatments per day and 2 IPL skin rejuvenation treatments per day. With this assumption and the assumed prices per treatment, and the employee worked 5 days per week, and an 8 hour work day, it would all add up to this:

Sales of hair removal treatments per month
Sales of microdermabrasion/chemical exfoliation treatments per month
Sales of skin rejuvenation treatments per month
Total sales per month
Commission of 10%
Monthly salary of $15/hour
Total salary per month
Total gross wages per year

Q.Do you offer job placement?

We receive inquiries from locations across surrounding areas seeking individuals with laser experience. As they come in, we distribute these to you. We will do anything in our power to assist you in your job search or help you acquire the tools and information you need to start your own business. While no training clinic in the country can “guarantee” you a job, we are confident our reputation speaks for itself. Our open door policy ensures you are never left without support and encouragement post certification.

Laser Spa Group also works closely with Clarion Medical Technologies and other high profile Laser Companies to bring students and esthetic professionals the highest quality lasers for practicing in training and for laser rentals once the course has been completed. Clarion Medical is a medical distributor of innovative technology solutions. Clarion has been operating in Canada since 1989. Over that time, they have gained a superior reputation for their dedication to the Canadian healthcare community (hospitals and clinics) within the aesthetic, ophthalmic and surgical marketplaces. The LightSheer Diode Laser, distributed by Clarion Medical, is still the gold standard in laser hair removal and the #1 selling hair removal technology in Canada. Clarion will distribute to us, any opening at clinics and doctor’s offices as they become available that are looking for well trained laser technicians that have been trained by us.

Where do Laser Hair Removal Technicians work?

Laser Technicians work in a variety of professional clinic and skin care settings that are not limited to, but include:

Dermatology offices
Skin care clinics
Laser care facilities
Medical spas
Laser Hair Removal clinics
Plastic surgeon offices
Physicians offices incorporating cosmetics rooms
Destination spas
Day spas
Work on contract basis
Start your own business
And more

 What kind of equipment do you train on?

The best of the best! Clarion Medical Technologies, Lumenis, Sciton, Solta Medical and Silhouete-Tone. Bottom line, we utilize the most reputable, fastest growing and most widely recognized manufacturers in laser/IPL in the country at facility. In addition, we are continuously bringing in a variety of other manufacturers equipment. We believe it is imperative to avoid training on lesser known, smaller company’s equipment. Far more important than the equipment you train on is the skill sets you learn with regards to techniques and safety protocols. In your “laser lifetime” you will most likely use a variety of equipment and its quite simple to shift from one to the next, the key to success is your foundation of knowledge you learn that can be applied universally to all types of equipment. There are many different quality brands of equipment, and that is important but knowledge is the true power.

Do you get a guarantee for hands-on training?

Hands-on laser training is one of the most important criteria you should be evaluating when considering which laser course to attend. Laser Spa Group is widely-regarded as the leader in offering the most hands-on training of any laser course. Our belief is that hours upon hours of classroom training, unless combined with real, practical experience with the laser, is not sufficient for students to go into the clinic with.

We believe in training you to become the very best technicians and to do so we provide a structured, focused learning environment. The Cone Of Learning as described below indicates the retention when simulating the real experience and actually doing the real thing, as in working and practicing in a real medical spa with a real life experience on laser equipment. We go over with you in real time giving your client the proper consultation, laser safety instructions, to performing the treatments, to documenting their charts and giving post treatment instructions. Everything you would be doing in the clinic you will be working in.

Cone of learning

How much and how long are the courses?

Our classes are typically offered monthly and can also be worked around your schedule if you do not see a fit time in our calendar of training provided. Weekend classes may also be available with enough notice, as well as one-on-one training.

A brief breakdown of our classes is as follows:

Lightsheer Laser Hair Removal Training

Our number one program is the Laser Hair Removal Training with the LightSheer laser. LightSheer technology is the number one selling laser in Canada, and we also include learning Laser Leg Vein Treatments with this laser course. Course duration is 4 days and course fee $2690. Shorter refresher programs available to technicians already certified who wish to have a refresher. Laser rentals post-certification are also available. Learn more about laser hair removal training here.

IPL Photofacial Training

IPL Photofacial/Photorejuvenation Training is 1 a day certification class. We use the Sciton BBL, a superior machine that delivers results. A full day course which covers photorejuvenation for broken vessels, rosacea, pigmentation, age spots, hyperpigmentation, acne, and collagen stimulation. The device is also portable and we rent this unit in addition to the LightSheer. Course fee $995. Learn more about IPL training here.

BBL (IPL) Photorejuvenation Training

Chemical Exfoliation Training

Our Cellulite and Body Contouring class is 2 days. First day of class is theory, second day practical hands on training. We use the Lumicell Wave 6, which includes photoneumatic massage with infrared light, mesotherapy, radio-frequency and ultrasound to deliver results. The cost of this 2 day certificate class is $1295. Learn more about Cellulite and Body Contouring training here.

Chemical Exfoliation Training

Cellulite and Body Contouring Training

Our Chemical Exfoliation Class is 1 day program. We go over different exfoliation techniques and hands on training with our peels we have in the medical spa. Priori and Skinceuticals are medical grade peel systems which is superior on the market. The cost of this course is $995. Learn more about Chemical Exfoliation Training here.

Cellulite/Body Contouring Training

Microdermabrasion Training

The Microdermabrasion Class is a 1 day training on the mechanical side if exfoliation. We use a diamond tip system for microdermabrasion. Microdermabrasion is a great addition to any clinic as it is one of the top 5 non-surgical procedures being done today. Microcurrent and LED Technology  training can be added to this class as the unit has all the functions necessary to perform many skin treatments. We can source great affordable units with a good quality that won’t cost you thousands of dollars. Only a few treatments will pay it off for you. The cost of this training is $995. Learn more about Microdermabrasion Training here.

Microdermabrasion Training

Silkpeel Dermalinfusion Training

Our Silkpeel Dermalinfusion Class is a 1 day hands-on training similar to Microdermabrasion treatments, but also infuses solutions into the skin to deliver quicker results. Your client with have glowing skin immediately post treatment, that really gives them the ‘wow factor’. The SilkPeel is distributed by Clarion Medical Technologies, and this system is also available for rent post-certification. Cost of this day training is $995. Learn more about SilkPeel Dermalinfusion here.|

Silkpeel Training

Thermo-Lo Training

The 1 day Thermo-Lo training is $595, and will cover both theory and some hands-on practice with the device. Whether you are a seasoned practitioner or wanting to learn, this is a great opportunity to learn how RF (radio frequency) can treat: Frown Lines, Rosacea, Melasma, Sun/Brown Spots, Spider Veins, Cherry Hemangiomas, Milia, Acne, Skin Tags, Sebaceous Hyperplasia, Cholesterol Deposits, Unwanted hair and more. To learn more about Thermo-Lo training please click here,

Thermo-lo Training

Tattoo Removal Training

Our Tattoo Removal Training class is 2 days. First day didactic and theory, second day practical hands on training. 

If you are interested in adding laser tattoo removal to your medical practice, setting up a tattoo removal business, or offering laser tattoo removal and fading to your tattoo shop, Laser Spa Group offers the most comprehensive Tattoo Removal Course.

The cost of this 2 day certificate class is $2,995. Learn more about Tattoo Removal Training here

Tattoo Removal Training

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Laser Hair Removal Training 4 Day Course

Laser Hair Removal Advanced 2 Day Course

This Option is ONLY available to Certified Laser Technicians who wish to upgrade their skills. Otherwise it is mandatory to take the full Laser Hair Removal 4 Day Course at $2,690


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