OFQUAL courses

OFQUAL courses

The Institute of Cosmétologie is a recognized provider for Aesthetic Courses. Our training academy offers aesthetic and advanced skin training for total beginners and medical professionals to gain experience and industry mentorship. All of our courses are Fully Accredited by CPD and IPHM. We are delighted to still be offering courses with the CPD and IPHM accreditation and are now also offering OFQUAL registered courses from level 2 - level 7. We pride ourselves on our small and intimate training courses. All our courses are led and taught by medical professionals with professional and academic backgrounds. We truly believe that all Aesthetic courses should be 'person centred' and we will map individual training plans for each student.
Our OFQUAL courses are full qualifications covering all beauty and aesthetics courses from Level 2 - Level 7.

Level 2 Beauty therapy courses

Level 3 Beauty therapy courses

Level 4 OFQUAL courses

Level 5 OFQUAL courses


OFQUAL (Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation) offers a range of accredited courses in the beauty and aesthetics industry, ensuring high standards of education and training. These courses cover various aspects, including skincare, makeup artistry, cosmetic treatments, and advanced aesthetic procedures like dermal fillers and botox. Designed to meet industry demands, they provide learners with comprehensive theoretical knowledge and practical skills, fostering professional competence and confidence. By adhering to rigorous regulatory standards, OFQUAL ensures that graduates are well-prepared to deliver safe and effective beauty and aesthetic services, enhancing their career prospects in this dynamic field.

OFQUAL courses

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Level 2 and Level 3 beauty therapy courses regulated by Ofqual provide foundational and advanced training for aspiring beauty therapists. Level 2 courses introduce students to essential skills such as facial treatments, manicures, pedicures, and basic makeup application, along with an understanding of health and safety practices in a salon environment. Progressing to Level 3, learners delve into more specialized and complex treatments, including advanced skincare techniques, body massage, and electrical treatments for beauty therapy. These courses combine both theoretical knowledge and hands-on practice, ensuring students are well-equipped to meet industry standards. Ofqual's rigorous accreditation guarantees that the qualifications are recognized and respected, helping graduates to secure employment and build successful careers in the beauty industry.

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Level 4 and Level 5 beauty and aesthetics courses regulated by Ofqual provide advanced training for professionals seeking to specialize and excel in the industry. Level 4 courses delve into sophisticated techniques such as laser treatments, advanced skincare, and chemical peels, emphasizing both theoretical knowledge and practical application. These courses prepare students for higher-level roles that require a deeper understanding of aesthetic science and client care. Level 5 courses elevate this expertise, focusing on cutting-edge procedures like advanced dermal fillers, botox, and other non-surgical cosmetic interventions. They also cover critical aspects such as clinical practice management and regulatory compliance. Ofqual's rigorous accreditation ensures these qualifications are recognized for their high standards, equipping graduates with the skills and credibility needed to succeed and lead in the competitive field of beauty and aesthetics.


Ofqual is a regulatory body in England that oversees qualifications, exams, and assessments. It ensures that the qualifications meet high standards of quality, consistency, and reliability. Ofqual-accredited courses are formally recognized and often required for certain professional roles. These courses undergo rigorous evaluation to maintain their credibility and value in the job market. In beauty and aesthetics, for example, Ofqual accreditation signifies that a course provides comprehensive and trustworthy training, ensuring that graduates are well-equipped to perform their roles effectively and safely.

Practical training

With all of our courses students work with real clients under the supervision of experienced instructors, allowing them to apply theoretical knowledge in real-world settings. This practical approach helps them understand client care, hygiene standards, and the importance of personalized treatment plans. Additionally, practical training often includes learning how to use industry-specific equipment, understanding the properties and uses of various products, and developing soft skills such as communication and customer service.

Experienced tutors

Experienced beauty and aesthetics trainers play a pivotal role in shaping the careers of aspiring professionals in this industry. These trainers bring a wealth of knowledge, practical skills, and industry insights that are crucial for delivering high-quality education and training. They often have years of hands-on experience and may possess advanced certifications or specialized expertise in areas such as skincare, makeup artistry, advanced aesthetic procedures, or salon management.

Full lifetime support

Lifetime industry support is an invaluable offering for professionals in the beauty and aesthetics field, ensuring ongoing guidance, resources, and opportunities for continuous growth throughout their careers. This support can come in various forms, including access to professional networks, advanced training programs, industry updates, mentorship, and business development resources.