Foundation Botulinum Toxin & Dermal Fillers Course

Course Introduction

This CPD-certified cosmetic course* will provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to perform foundation aesthetic procedures safely, effectively and with confidence. After theoretical teaching, our expert trainers will guide you through the techniques of delivering Botulinum Toxin and dermal fillers on live model patients. With the highest level of Botulinum Toxin and dermal fillers supervision available in the UK, graduates from this foundation cosmetic course are able to practice aesthetic medicine starting the very next day.

This foundation Botulinum Toxin and fillers course also prepares candidates for further programmes of study in non-surgical aesthetic medicine, including our Advanced Dermal Fillers and Botulinum Toxin Training Course.

*A total of 12 CPD points can be earned from completing the pre-course materials and Foundation Course training day.

Who is the Combined Foundation Botulinum Toxin and Dermal Fillers Course suitable for?

Doctors, dentists and nurses with a valid GMC / GDC / NMC number or the international equivalent.

Learning objectives

  • An introduction to the cosmetic industry

  • Facial anatomy taught by experienced surgeons

  • The pharmacology of Botulinum Toxin and dermal fillers

  • How to undertake a gold-standard aesthetic consultation

  • Indications and contraindications of Botulinum Toxin and dermal fillers

  • Botulinum Toxin – Basic sciences; areas of administration and handling; the Botulinum Toxin market, and patient aftercare

  • Dermal fillers – Basic sciences; areas of administration and handling; the dermal fillers market and patient aftercare

  • Conquering complications safely

  • The keys to setting up a successful aesthetic business

Techniques taught

Foundation Botulinum Toxin techniques:

  • Upper face Botulinum Toxin (forehead, glabella, and crows’ feet and bunny lines)

Foundation Dermal Filler techniques:

  • Lip enhancement

  • Correction of nasolabial folds

  • Correction of marionette lines

  • Cheek augmentation

What is included in the course?


  • Online pre-reading materials (lifelong access)

  • Online instructional video library (lifelong access)

  • Observation of expert demonstration in BT and DF administration

  • Hands-on practical aesthetics training, injecting live models under expert supervision following observation of cosmetic treatments

  • Protocols for the management of complications including the use of Hyalase

  • Links with leaders of industry (online pharmacies and insurance providers)

  • Practical guidebook

  • Template consent forms and medical history forms

  • Template patient information leaflets

  • Invitation to the exclusive ‘Acquisition Aesthetics’ Graduates Group’ on Facebook


What happens after the course?

Start practising right away on completion of this cosmetic course! *

Ongoing learning and support through Acquisition Aesthetics with:

  • Links to leaders of industry including online pharmacies and insurance providers

  • Access to online reading materials

  • Access to online video library of techniques

  • Discount of further aesthetic training courses with Acquisition Aesthetics

  • Invitation to the Acquisition Aesthetics’ Graduates Group Forum

  • *Subject to acquiring appropriate insurance cover.