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Course Overview

ICE have developed the accredited PGCert in non-surgical facial ethics (NSFA) in partnership with the University of Salford. This partnership will allow students to benefit from gaining hands-on supervised learning whilst in a clinical setting, in-line with current legislation and ethics in the field of non-surgical facial aesthetics.


This PGCert in Non-Surgical facial aesthetics course is aimed to equip students with the necessary core clinical skills and competency in both the Botulinum toxin and dermal fillers, through a combination of clinical support and academic teaching.

Clinical training will take place at the ICE hospital clinic where students will be taught by an internationally renowned world-leading expert in facial aesthetics.


Learning outcomes

The aim of the PGCert Non-Surgical Facial Aesthetics is to enable students to develop:

1. Core knowledge, skills and clinical competencies to assess, manage and treat patients with Non-Surgical Facial Aesthetics procedures to a high standard, efficiently and safely.
2. Ability to critically evaluate and demonstrate evidenced-based practice.
3. Knowledge and a critical awareness of current legislation and ethics in the field of Non-Surgical Facial Aesthetics
4. An understanding of the principles of research inquiry
5. Transferable skills in communicating to a range of audiences, decision making and problem-solving



Structure –

This programme is offered on a 1-year part-time Postgraduate Certificate (PGCert) basis only.

The programme is offered on a part-time basis only. The programme consists of two 30 credit modules.


Year 1 - Sept - JanPrinciples of Non-Surgical Facial Aesthetics Injectables
Year 1 - Feb - JunePrinciples of Non-Surgical Facial Aesthetics Dermal Fillers


Entry requirements

  • Dental hygienist and therapists who hold a first degree at level 6
  • Dental practitioners who hold aa GDC registrable dental qualification/degree or equivalent
  • Medical practitioners who hold a GMC registrable degree,
  • Registered nurses with a bachelor’s degree with honours from a UK university or equivalent academic or professional qualification from the UK
  • All applicants must hold post-qualification experience in hospital service or general medical practice



Please note that this course is subject to validation for September 2019,

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Start date

September 2019


1 year, part-time




ICE Postgraduate Dental Institute & Hospital




TBC verifiable hours