(905) 507-0024


(905) 507-0024

Laser Safety Officer

Course Description

This course is designed to provide students with a detailed overview of best laser technician practices for a salon and/or spa business. It introduces topics: Basic Laser Theory, Skin typing, Intense Pulse/Light Theory, Hazards of Light Based Systems and Precautions to be taken in laser and IPL Safety Officer, Laser and IPL Aesthetic Applications, Equipment Management, and Practicalities Summary.

Course Philosophy

In this course, it is expected that students will work to achieve a basic understanding of appropriate Laser technician practices. Each student will begin the course with different ideas regarding what laser practices in salon and spa is, but as the course progresses, it is hoped that everyone will learn consistent best practices needed in this field to be a competent practitioner. Consistent practices, safe practice and professionalism is a vital focus for laser technicians in this course.

Laser Safety Officer Overview - Introduction

• Course Objective
• Overview of Course Material

Skin and Hair

• Skin Anatomy
• Skin Pathophysiology
• Variations
• Skin Aging Process
• Hair

Laser Biophysics

• Physics
• Interaction of Laser Beam with Living Tissue

Laser Safety

• Definitions
• Classes of Lasers
• Licensee Responsibilities
• Laser Safety Officer Responsibilities
• Laser Safety Committee
• Laser Equipment Safety
• Laser Controlled Areas
• Signage Requirements
• MPE Limits
• Laser Safety Eye wear
• Reporting of Laser Incidents
• Non-Eye and Skin Exposure Hazards of Lasers

Clinical Applications of Lasers/IPL

• Photosensitizing Drugs/Chemicals
• Laser Hair Removal
• Laser Vein Removal
• Laser Skin Rejuvenation
• Vascular & Pigmented Lesions Removal
• Acne, Scars, Wrinkles, Hypopigmentation Removal
• Deep Thermal Heating
• Laser Tattoo Removal
• Laser Collagen Remodeling
• Laser Peel and Skin Resurfacing

Laser Hair Removal and Laser Safety Training

Join our highly trained and certified staff as they lead you through an informative session on laser hair removal and laser safety. Our professionals are certified in laser training and laser safety. You will learn:

  • Hair removal - the basics
  • How to treat the different skin types
  • Typical reactions, treatment times
  • How to present outcomes to your clients
  • Risks and hazards
  • The different phases of hair growth
  • The 3 primary types of lasers
  • Complete safety of laser operation
  • Laser hazards, safety... And Much More!

You will receive a certificate of completion for Laser Hair Removal and Laser Safety to display at your clinic.

Laser Skin Resurfacing

During a laser facial procedure, a pulsed laser light penetrates the skin, removing small columns of tissue and depositing heat into the deeper layers of the skin. In this way, the damaged, superficial layers of skin are able to slough off, while the deeper layers of cells are stimulated to produce fresh, healthy cells and more collagen and elastin fibers, which provides your skin with youthful suppleness, tightness, and tone.

Laser Pigmentation Removal

Hyper-pigmentation is the over production of melanin pigment in the skin. This can occur on men and women and it is one of the first signs that appear due to excessive sun exposure. Other causes of hyper-pigmentation can occur from hormonal sources or by irritation or injury to the skin. Treatments are safe & effective.

  • Good for the removal of medium to dark brown spots or stains on the face or body. Sun or age spots can be reduced on the hands and arms as well.
  • Good for the reduction of sun spots or age spots, also called liver spots.
  • Most hyper-pigmentation is considerably improved with multiple treatments. Most face & body areas can be treated.

Laser Spider Vein Removal

The learner will study the vascular system and its vessels, in particular the study of dilated blood vessels. The learner will also gain extensive practical skills to successfully apply the medical devices to reduce and remove spider veins from the face and legs. Consultations, analysis, client/patient pre & post care and following proper sanitation & laser safety protocols for themselves and their patients is an essential clinical aspect. This laser treatment are safe and effective.

  • Excellent for facial redness or blotchiness due to fine dilated capillaries of the face.
  • Excellent for Rosacea conditions.
  • Good for fine dilated capillaries or the thread-like veins of the legs, typically called “spider veins”.
  • Have a clearer complexion.


For the esthetician or student of esthetics, now you can advance your knowledge and skills into the area of cosmetic medical rejuvenation. Studies include the most common injectables used for rejuvenation by physicians today.? Learn procedures to assist the physician. Study the technology behind the light & lasers use for treating the skin. This course familiarizes the student with the most common of the photo-rejuvenation technologies:? the LED & IPL devices. Photo rejuvenation is proven to:

  • Significantly and painlessly reduces the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines.
  • No side effects or no thermal injury to the skin.
  • Brightens the complexion.
  • Diminishes the pore size by boosting the skin's own production of collagen.
  • Diminishes inflammation of the skin.
  • Results are progressive and are even more enhanced when combined with other cosmetic treatments such as microdermabrasion or chemical peels to treat both of the upper layers and the deeper layers of the skin for a winning combination on two levels.

Laser Tattoo Removal

With the appropriate certified training, & pre-requisites, such varied professionals as nurses, medical aestheticians, electrologists, permanent make up artists and tattoo artists can enhance their practice with laser tattoo & pigment removal. Through training in theory and clinical application, the learner will learn the clinical protocols for performing tattoo removal, and the removal of hyper-pigmented melanin stains of the skin. The learner will also study and apply consultations, appropriate pre & post care and laser safety to ensure the protection of the client/patient and themselves. Students receive certification with successful completion.

Laser Hair Removal - One to One Coaching

Join our professional staff in a one to one coaching for a day of Laser Hair Removal Training. Work with clients, get your questions answered and learn tips and techniques for successful treatment.

Review of didactic information presented in course agenda.

You will be given a test at the end of the course. Test must be scored at an 80% or higher to receive course certificate.

Laser Skin Resurfacing (Tier 2 )

Tattoo Removal (Tier 2)

(Note : Tier 2 are Advanced Practices and some conditions will apply)

Classes start monthly.

Call us today at (905) 507-0024 or 1-866-90-LOOKS(56657) to find out how to get started!

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