Aesthetic training provider Medical Aesthetic Training Academy (MATA) has introduced a Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma in Facial Aesthetics, regulated by Ofqual.
The qualification, titled the Level 7 Diploma in Facial Aesthetics incorporates the OTHM Level 7 Certificate/Diploma in Clinical Aesthetic Injectable Therapies. OTHM is an awarding organisation regulated by Ofqual.
The course comprises foundation, advanced, and mentorships days, and includes four units of theory learning, covering anatomy, physiology, patient medical assessment including body dysmorphia, principles of practice, as well as injectable therapies for the management of hyperhidrosis.
According to MATA, delegates are assessed continually with direct observational practice, virtual learning environment quizzes, critical essays, short answer questions and a clinical log book. The delegates must also complete 20 observed and delivered botulinum toxin treatments and 20 observed and delivered dermal filler treatments. The new qualification is mapped to the new JCCP/ CPSA guidelines.
Founding director of MATA, Mr Faizeen Zavahir, said, “We are incredibly proud at MATA to be innovating the industry with our new diploma, focussing on an experienced centred approach. We aim to continue on improving our courses, training professionals to enter the industry with fully accredited qualifications.”