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Non-invasive procedure that uses tiny crystals or other exfoliating surfaces to help remove the superficial layer of dead skin cells.


Digital resources | Full day training | Theory | Practical | Assessment | Certification 


Microdermabrasion is a non-invasive procedure that uses tiny crystals or other exfoliating surfaces to help remove the superficial layer of dead skin cells. The machines can buff and polish the skin using a stream of fine crystals or a diamond tip, while some also vacuum loose skin cells from the face.

This course is aimed at practitioners, wishing to deliver an effective exfoliation treatment to clients which also allows for enhanced the absorption of nutrients and products to improve a variety of skin issues or as an anti ageing treatment.

Course Description

Several topics are covered and some topical product information included. There is a theoretical assessment and practical assessment on the day of training. This also forms part of a wider modular training program that advances to other therapies and products.

This course discusses the benefits, contraindications and risks that come alongside this treatment. Safety precautions, equipiment maintenance and protocols are also taught. 


  1. Gives clear understanding of the science behind skin exfoliation therapies
  2. Learn how to provide treatments using a diamond dermabrasion device
  3. Give confidence to provide effective treatments to clients
  4. Increase skillbase with practical work and theoretical assessments
  5. Provided with tools necessary to develop your own documentation

Course Structure

A day's worth of training

This course provides a day’s theoretical training. Candidates will have access to the materials prior to the session to give some background reading. 

Watch the treatment

There will be the opportunity to watch a treatment being performed by the trainer and to treat models during the session to improve your skills and you will be assessed,



After the training there is a theoretical assessment to test your knowledge. 



Upon completion of the assessment, you will receive a certificate of competence.


Post competition

Access to your own  portal containing your certificates and access to all the online forms along with client and promotional leaflets and banners and your addition to the  network of practitioners, which will drive clients to your clinic for our treatments.


  1. Introduction to microdermabrasion and exfoliation
  2. Anatomy and physiology
  3. Hazard reduction
  4. Skincare 
  5. Getting to know your machine
  6. Contraindications
  7. Practical teaching
  8. Assessment and feedback

Topics covered:

  1. Definition of microdermabrasion
  2. Exfoliation
  3. Skin anatomy
  4. Components of skin
  5. Signs of ageing
  6. Diamond Dermabrasion
  7. Crystal Dermabrasion
  8. Comparisons 
  9. Benefits of dermabrasion 
  10. Treatment Parameters and Protocols
  11. Consultation
  12. Contraindications
  13. and more

Who is this course
suitable for?

This course is aimed at:

  • Level 3 aesthetic practitioners and above


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