Taught course

Non-Surgical Facial Aesthetics

Institution
University of Salford · School of Health and Society
Qualifications
PGCert

Entry requirements

Dental practitioners who fulfil the following criteria will be eligible for acceptance onto the programme;

  • evidence of full GDC registration and membership of a professional body (UK employees only) or equivalent in their home country for international applicants
  • evidence of full indemnity insurance
  • evidence of a relevant dental degree

Medical practitioners who fulfil the following criteria will be eligible for acceptance onto the programme;

  • evidence of full GMC registration and membership of a professional body (UK employees only) or equivalent in their home country for international applicants
  • evidence of full indemnity insurance
  • evidence of a relevant medical degree

Nurse practitioners who fulfil the following criteria will be eligible for acceptance onto the programme;

  • evidence of full NMC registration and membership of a professional body (UK employees only) or equivalent in their home country for international applicants
  • evidence of full indemnity insurance
  • evidence of a relevant nursing degree

Months of entry

October

Course content

This course is delivered in partnership with the ICE Postgraduate Dental Hospital and Institute. This partnership will allow you as a student to gain hands on, supervised learning in a highly technical clinical setting at their facility in Salford Quays.

Key features of the course:

  • A focus on law, consent and ethics
  • You will work and learn alongside a world-leading expert in a purpose-built clinical facility
  • We focus on developing your clinical skills and fostering an approach to life long learning.
  • There are no complicated pathways. We focus on teaching the basics very well to allow you to demonstrate a thorough understanding.

The PgCert Programme in NSFA is aimed at dental practitioners, medical practitionersand nurses who are registered with the appropriate body, (GDC,GMC,NMC) and have a degree at level 6.

This PgCert in Non-Surgical Facial Aesthetics (NSFA) is aimed to equip you with core clinical skills and competency in both the Botulinum toxin and dermal fillers, through a combination of clinical support and academic teaching.

On this programme you will develop:

  • Core knowledge, skills and clinical competencies to assess, manage and treat patients with non-surgical facial aesthetics procedures to a high standard, efficiently and safely.
  • Ability to critically evaluate and demonstrate evidenced-based practice.
  • Knowledge and a critical awareness of current legislation and ethics in the field of Non-surgical Facial Aesthetics.
  • A systematic approach to risk management, underpinned by effective communication and record-keeping skills.

As a student, you will get the opportunity to observe qualified practitioners perform clinical skills as well as have formative feedback on your developing clinical skills as you are mentored in ICE’s purpose-built facilities.

You are encouraged to become a lifelong, reflective learner, to make you futureproof with regards to regulations. You will use structured reflections on cases as part of your developing eportfolio. The eportfolio system on the course allows you to keep a record of your developing clinical skills and learning.

The PgCert Non-Surgical Facial Aesthetics is aimed at:

  • Dental Practitioners who hold a GDC registrable dental qualification / degree or equivalent in their home country with post-qualification experience in hospital service or general dental practice.
  • Medical practitioners who hold a GMC registrable degree and NMC registered nurses with a bachelors degree with honors from a UK University or an equivalent academic or professional qualification from the UK with post-qualification experience in hospital service or general medical practice.

Information for international students

Students whose first language is not English must possess a current qualification deemed acceptable by the University as evidence of proficiency in the English Language. This qualification must equate to a minimum average score of 6.5 or above (no element below 5.5) from the Cambridge/British Council English Language Testing Service (IELTS) or alternative examinations as recognised by the University.

Fees and funding

UK students
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International students
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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGCert
    part time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
University of Salford
Email
enquiries@salford.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)161 295 4545