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Course summary

Facial electrical treatments are an ideal extension to the CIBTAC skin treatment qualification for those who wish to progress into the field of advanced skin care.

During this advanced facial course you will learn how to perform a detailed skin analysis and how to devise a treatment plan for a variety of skin types using facial electrical treatments such as galvanic and high frequency, steam and vacuum suction, faradic EMS, and micro-current.  Facial electrics treatments can have a dramatic effect on all skin types; they improve the appearance of the skin, help postpone early signs of ageing, erase minor sun damage, scarring and pigmentation giving the experienced therapist more choice for their clients skin care needs.  

A qualification in galvanic and high frequency facial electrical treatments is required to train in the world famous Hydradermie facial from the prestigious skin care brand René Guinot. 


In order to complete this course, a student must hold a CIBTAC skin treatments diploma or a UK Level 2 national standard qualification in beauty therapy, or equivalent. Please send in a photocopy of qualification/s with application.


Upon successful completion of the course students will receive an internationally recognised CIBTAC diploma at UK Level 3 national standards, approved by BABTAC. This CIBTAC Diploma will enable graduates to become members of BABTAC (British association of beauty therapy and cosmetology) and obtain insurance cover to work in the UK, Ireland and overseas.


Part Time Day Course
£180.00 (uniform, book & kit)
Examination Fees:
Start Date:
Sat, 27th April 2019
9.30 a.m. - 4.30 p.m.

Course requirements

This course is designed on a flexible time basis, enabling many part-time students to qualify who would not be able to attend college on a full time basis. Training involves 12 full days.  Students will initially learn by practicing on each other, though for the duration of the course students will also be required to provide clients to work on plus a suitable model (with no contra-indications to electrical treatments) for the practical examination on the final training day.

Course content 

  • Hygiene, health & safety
  • Professional ethics
  • Electricity
  • Contra-indications and contra-actions
  • Skin care and analysis
  • Client consultation, treatment plan & record keeping
  • Electrical treatments to the face and neck
  • Steam (with and without ozone)

  • Mechanical brush cleansers
  • Direct and indirect high frequency (direct and indirect)
  • Vacuum suction

  • Galvanic
- iontophoresis and desincrustation
  • Faradic electro muscle stimulator (EMS)
  • Micro-current
  • Practical application of facial electrical treatments
  • Aftercare and homecare

Dress code 

Beauty therapy uniform is required

Course numbers

Minimum 6, maximum 16 trainees


Theory:- 20 minute multiple choice theory examination

Practical: - 1 hour 30 minutes’ practical examination