Laser technicians are certified in performing laser hair removal and other advanced cosmetic laser technologies, such as IPL photofacial skin rejuvenation, radiofrequency skin tightening, laser tattoo removal, and many more. In most states, you do not have of the attendees who come to National Laser Institute are people interested in making a career change into the world of medical aesthetics.
Currently, the medical aesthetic market is a 10 billion dollar industry that has grown 123% just in the last decade. Just in the last year, there were over 1 million laser hair removal treatments performed in the U.S. alone. Nonsurgical cosmetic treatments are becoming highly in-demand because they cost less than plastic surgery and have less risks than plastic surgery, but they still provide phenomenal skincare results.
Laser Hair Removal Technician Job Requirements
As a laser technician, you must be able to identify different skin tones and types and adjust the appropriate laser settings to safely and effectively treat these various skin types. You also must be able to recognize what medications, health history, and habits may negatively affect your client prior to treating them with cosmetic laser technology.
As a laser hair removal technician, you will use state-of-the-art laser technology to target the pigment of hair follicles within your client’s skin. The hair is destroyed at the root and does not grow back. Laser hair removal technicians can performed laser hair removal on almost any part of the body, including bikini, upper lip, underarms, back, and many more.
In order to qualify for laser technician jobs, you need to attend a laser hair removal school in order to gain certification.
Laser Hair Removal School Training and Certification
In most states, you need to complete a certain number of classroom training hours and a certain amount of clinical training hours in order to earn your laser certification. National Laser Institute offers an 8-day laser hair removal course. This course includes 40 hours of classroom education in the fundamentals of laser hair removal education as well as 24 hours of hands-on clinical training in a retail medical spa where attendees will practice on scheduled clients in order to get the real world feel of laser technology.
At the end of this 8-day course, attendees will have gained the laser hair removal certification they need to go out and treat their own clients or to gain a job working as a laser hair removal technician in the medical aesthetic industry.
National Laser Institute
National Laser Institute is the pioneer of cosmetic laser training and has been in the medical aesthetic industry for over a decade. They are recognized as the Harvard of laser hair removal schools as well as for their gold standard education. Every year, NLI trains thousands of attendees across the country, providing laser hair removal certification and training as well as other medical aesthetic courses. If you’d like to learn more about our laser hair removal school, please call 800.982.6817.