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Laser Essentials Course

Become a cosmetic laser technician in just 11 days! Join this billion dollar industry today and find a career you can be passionate about!

Our commitment is to provide you with unparalleled education in cosmetic laser training.

– Choose between on-site or virtual classroom settings
– Learn from industry-leading professionals and special guest lecturers
– Engage with in-depth course materials in the classroom
– Observe meticulous live demonstrations
– Enjoy flexible scheduling on your time and budget
– Hands on clinical training

Our training covers a wide range of procedures, including Laser Hair Removal, Photofacial Skin Rejuvenation, Body Contouring, Tattoo Removal, Radiofrequency / Microneedling Combo Treatment.


Open to aestheticians and individuals seeking a new career path! If you’re looking to enhance your existing aesthetic services with additional revenue, or if you’re transitioning from a field outside of health and beauty, you can become a certified cosmetic laser technician in just 11 days!


By the end of our Essential Course, you will have the skills to:

  • Assess each cosmetic client’s distinct needs and features
  • Grasp the basic principles of laser-skin interaction
  • Describe the effects of various aesthetic devices on the skin
  • Ensure the highest safety standards by identifying the best practices and precautions for various laser cosmetic procedures.
  • Ascertain the laser procedures that will best achieve your clients’ aesthetic goals.
  • Master the best practices for cosmetic laser use to ensure client safety and optimal results.
  • Show proficiency in the correct use and handling of laser and other aesthetic technologies
  • Communicate the advantages, realistic expectations, and potential outcomes of diverse laser technologies




DAY 1-5Online classroom education
DAY 6Day off
DAY 7-9Laser Hair Removal clinical hands-on
DAY 10IPL Photofacial Skin Rejuvenation
DAY 11Radiofrequency/Microneedling Combination Treatment
DAY 12Laser Tattoo Removal & Body Contouring



Scottsdale, AZ
Jun 24 - Jul 5
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Dallas, TX
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Jul 22 - Aug 3
Aug 19 - 31
Chicago, IL
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Jul 22 - Aug 3
Aug 19 - 31




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No. This is a common misconception. Many medical professionals incorrectly assume they must attend many months of specialized advanced training in order to perform cosmetic injections such as BOTOX® and Dermal Fillers. In today’s medical aesthetic marketplace, a licensed nurse can perform these treatments after qualified training at a state-regulated aesthetics school.

Here at National Laser Institute, although most of our medical professional students choose our 14-day CE/CME comprehensive course to become more marketable in the field of laser aesthetics as well as cosmetic injections, a number of our students decide to train with us for one day of concentrated instruction. We offer a variety of courses that adhere to the busiest of schedules. Whether you decide to attend National Laser Institute for one day, one weekend, or one week, we guarantee you to gain the expert competence and confidence needed to start your cosmetic injection career the very next day.

Laser and injectables go hand and hand. To be the most marketable in this industry, you should offer both modalities in order to best treat and accommodate every client that walks in your door according to their individual skin issues and skin types. However, it is strictly a personal decision based on whether your passion lies in offering injectable treatments, laser treatments, or both. Laser can be something you choose to do on your own, or you may wish to delegate to other employees at your facility.

Most of these schools are only capable of providing you with 1-3 days of limited training and accredited hours of completion. National Laser Institute offers an accredited 7-day continuing medical education course on BOTOX®, Dermal Fillers, and laser modalities for nurses and physicians. Our courses allow students more time to practice and observe numerous aesthetic treatments and techniques in a clinical setting. Classes are top-notch, lead by a team of dermatologists and plastic surgeons. Clinical training takes place in our 10,000 sq. ft. retail medical spa located directly on the National Laser Institute campus. Students gain one-on-one, personalized experience in a luxury setting with real clients.

We are also the only school to provide students with a comprehensive business development and marketing seminar lead by nationally recognized authorities on the health and beauty industry. Our students leave our courses with not only an unsurpassed amount of training and education, but also crucial marketing tools and How To’s for optimized success in the industry.

Our clinical instruction is intimate and hands-on. We maintain one instructor for a maximum of five students during all clinical training sessions. We also keep our overall course size to fewer than 30 students at all times. We limit the size of our courses in order to guarantee individualized attention. Our team of instructors is comprised of highly qualified experts in the field of medical aesthetics, including dermatologists and plastic surgeons. All classes and individualized instructions are personalized to your skill level, experience and practical needs.

A minimum of two clients for BOTOX®, two for Dermal Fillers, two for Sclerotherapy and more than two for laser applications. You will also support, observe, and participate in the treatment of many other clients in addition to the direct treatments you perform yourself.

Yes. Hands-on training is the key. Every graduate of National Laser Institute will leave feeling confident of their abilities to perform these treatments.

This field of medical practice offers part time and full time positions. The hours are more flexible than regular nursing schedules in acute, bedside and clinical care nursing, and the work environment is far less demanding. Medical professionals, nurses, and physicians are beginning to take control of their careers by exploring options other than the traditional roles of yester-year nursing. Nurse entrepreneurs and contractors are enjoying the many benefits of the cosmetic industry by making their own hours, working less, and earning more income.

Certain laser skin treatments, like laser hair removal, may bring in revenue close to $150-$200 per treatment, which is a bit low when compared to more costly injectable treatments, like BOTOX® or Dermal Fillers that can range $500-$600 per client. However, some of the more popular laser procedures, including Fractional Skin Resurfacing, IPL Photofacials, and Radiofrequency Skin Tightening treatments can average $1,000 per treatment. We find many of our physicians and nurses to focus on these types of laser modalities, which can actually hold more earning potential in addition to standard injectable treatments.

As a nurse, you are typically required to secure the supervision of a medical director in order to perform injectable treatments. If the facility where you plan to offer these services already has a physician on staff, such as an OB/GYN medical center or private practice, your needs for on-site medical supervision are already met. For non-medical locations, such as a hair salons, spas, or resorts, you will be responsible for finding and providing your own supervising physician. The exact requirements of a supervising physician vary from state to state. Some states require a physician to be in the building, while other states only require periodic visits by the directing physician.

Yes. In addition to the comprehensive marketing seminar including with your course, we offer personalized business consulting services for all of our students.

To register for our continuing medical education courses, you must be a licensed physician, physicians assistant, nurse practitioner, or registered nurse. Documentation of your current licensure is required with course registration.

Nurses receive 7.5 CE’s per day through the AZ Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC).

Our CE/CME course activities have been reviewed and are acceptable for up to 66 prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians.

No. Once you have received certification and credit hours through National Laser Institute, you are able to practice this type of medical aesthetics in your given location.

Yes. Each graduate of National Laser Institute will receive a certificate of completion that designates the CE/CME hours earned and document recognition of course completion.

Each student will receive a comprehensive course manual, marketing manual, business development & marketing seminar, hands-on experience in our luxury retail medical spa, and FREE continuing support from our technicians and staff.

National Laser Institute is located within the heart of Scottsdale, Arizona. Our students have access to a vibrant and lively downtown complete with renowned restaurants and bars, excellent shopping, fine art galleries, a high-energy nightlife and vast array of affordable hotel accommodations.

During any given month, Scottsdale becomes home to a number of world-class sporting events and shows–most of which are only 5-10 minutes from campus. Students can take their pick from the distinguished FBR Open Golf Tournament to the celebrated Barrett-Jackson Collector Cars Event. Our March and April students often take advantage of the coveted Spring Training games right in town. If you love to nature walk or hike, Scottsdale offers several park trails and mountains for all levels of experience. No matter what time of year you decide to attend National Laser Institute, there are plenty of things to do and see.

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