Course Details

Region: North West | Venue: SkinViva Training Centre | Duration: 1 Day

Course Topic(s):

Anti-Ageing, Botulinum Toxin, Dermal Filler, Health and Safety

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Contact Details


Dr Tim Pearce

Head Office & Training Centre
42 Ellesmere Street
Greater Manchester
M15 4LY

0161 850 2491


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As SkinViva Trainings most popular training day, our Foundation Botulinum Toxin and Dermal Fillers Course provides its trainees with the best possible entry to the marketplace by learning how these two highly popular treatments work to rejuvenate the face holistically.

Unlike most basic training, this is a comprehensive introductory course, covering not only how to give effective injections, but all the skills and background knowledge you need to give your clients a comprehensive and professional service. We cover everything from medicolegal aspects, consent, consultation skills, to managing and preventing rare side effects.

You will leave us not only ready to inject, but also fully equipped to set up a business as a safe and competent aesthetic professional.

SkinViva Trainings Foundation Botulinum Toxin and Dermal Fillers Course is recommended for all Doctors, Dentists, Paramedics, Midwives and Nurses who are new and inexperienced with cosmetic injectable treatments.


- Introduction to aesthetics practice, objective beauty and the array of treatment options.

- Understand the basics of the ageing face, and the treatments you can offer to help reverse these.

- Understand the nuances of the aesthetic consultation.

- Understand how to consult in a way that ethically boosts sales potential and client satisfaction.

- Matching patient expectations with outcomes.

- Important after care advice.

- Avoiding common consultation pitfalls.

- Avoiding and managing complaints and preventing complaints (content by a former Healthcare Commission Complaints Manager).

- Informed consent.

- Introduction to medical photography and how it will save you time, money and complaints.

- Basics of setting up a business, medical indemnity insurance, tax matters and introduction to marketing.

Botulinum Toxin Theory

- Understand the pharmacology of Botulinum Toxin and be able to explain relevant concepts to patients.

- Understand how to store, dilute and administer Botulinum Toxin.
Understand the anatomy and vectors of the face relevant to common treatments.

- Understand the appropriate indications for Botulinum Toxin.

- Understand how to assess the face and choose the most effective dose and injection location using our unique protocols.

- Understand how to avoid common unpleasing results.

- Understand how to avoid both common and rare side effects.

- Understand how to manage side effects when they do occur.

- Know when it is appropriate to use a combination of Botulinum Toxin and dermal fillers.

- Understand common reasons to follow up patients, and common follow up injection points.

Dermal Filler (Hyaluronic Acids) Theory

- Understand the properties and different functions of dermal fillers.

- Understand how to choose which dermal filler to use for greatest effect.

- Understand important facial anatomy and integrate this into a facial assessment.

- Understand the anatomy of the face with regards to safety, side effects reduction, efficacy and longevity of treatments.

- Understand how to avoid but also deal with side effects, from simple allergy to the very rare but serious side effect of impending necrosis caused by arterial embolism or compression.

- Understand how to treat localised allergic reaction to dermal fillers.

- Understand how to manage side effects of dermal filler, including reversing a treatment safely.

- Understand how dermal filler treatments change or persist over time to avoid over-treatment.

Practical Session

- Establish confidence through supervised consultation, assessment and treatment of demo models with both Botulinum Toxin and dermal filler.

- Become familiar with predicting the outcome of treatments with Botulinum Toxin in the three main areas of use in the upper face: crows’ feet; frown lines; and forehead lines with and without brow lifts.

- Learn the important practical differences between ‘standard’ injections given in general medical practice and the much more skilled aesthetic injection technique.

- Understand how to assess the face and choose the most effective quantity of Botulinum Toxin or dermal filler injection using our unique protocols, covering fine lines, nose-to-mouth and mouth-to-chin lines.

- Develop an injection technique that reduces side effects and increases predictability of results using Botulinum Toxin.

- Know the various dermal filler injection techniques and when to use them.

- Learn to handle and prepare the injections without damaging the delicate Botulinum Toxin protein.

- See the importance of good medical photography in practise.

Key Features

- CeTAB® – 5 stage unique, proven training methodology. Empowers trainees not only to inject safely, but to successfully tackle every stage of the patient journey and business set-up with confidence; from consultation, through treatment, handling rare complications, and looking after patients for the long term

- 5:1 trainer/trainee ratio – maximum 5 trainees to a trainer to ensure plenty of hands-on experience and individualised tuition

- High model to delegate ratio – plenty of expertly supervised practical experience with real patients.

- Free and exclusive access to our highly active online community for post-course support, questions and debate.
Unique algorithms in the theory course give you certainty when you start on your own.

- Dedicated fully-equipped modern clinic environment and lecture room.

- All products included.

- Insurer-approved certificate of attendance.

Areas Covered

- Forehead Lines

- Frown Lines

- Brow Lift

- Crows Feet

- Cheek Lines

- Nose-to-mouth Lines

- Corner of Mouth Lines

- Chin Lines


- 8.45 – registration

- 9.00am – start

- Introduction

- Theory Refresh

- Practical

- Lunch & business considerations

- Practical

- 5.45pm – Certification

Full Price: Weekday - £995 Weekend - £1095 / Pay Monthly*: £299 Deposit (Plus 3 x £232)

* Pay Monthly – you can choose to spread the cost of your training in up to 3 monthly payments, providing the balance is clear 3 weeks before attending the course.

Venue Details: SkinViva Training Centre

Venue Address:42 Ellesmere Street, ManchesterManchester, M15 4LY

Fee: £995-£1095 (VAT included) | Lunch Provided

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