Level 7 Diploma

in clinical aesthetic injectable therapies

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course introduction

Acquisition Aesthetics is proud to offer the esteemed Level 7 Diploma in Clinical Aesthetic Injectable Therapies through the awarding body OTHM Qualifications. The qualification allows both current and aspiring practitioners to meet Health Education England’s 2016 qualification requirements for delivery of cosmetic procedures in Botulinum toxin and dermal filler procedures.

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ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • A valid registration with the GMC/GDC/NMC/GPhC or international equivalent.
  • English as a first language, or English Language Testing System (IELTS) score 7.0 in all components.
  • International students may be accepted if an equivalent level of education can be demonstrated - please contact us for further details.

Diploma Information

• E-Learning Hours 150 Hours
• Foundation Training Theory and practical training day covering foundation techniques of dermal fillers and Botulinum toxin
• Advanced Training Theory and practical training day covering advanced techniques of dermal fillers and Botulinum toxin
• Mentoring Supervised practical training sessions to achieve 40 observed & performed procedures (20 in Botulinum toxin & 20 in dermal fillers)
• Assessment SAQ Coursework, DOPS, Critical literature review, Essays
• Credits at Level 7 60 (Diploma)

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Click on each of the elements of our infographic to learn more about each section of our Level 7 diploma.

E-Learning Modules

Extensive library of online learning materials baes upon key learning components highlighted by Health Education England (HEE) comprising lectures, literature papers, current evidence, guidelines and forums.

Theoretical learning and training videos relevant to the learning objectives of the course, including references to other literature and case studies. Material designed and written exclusively by Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Plastic Surgeons, Consultant Dermatologists and Dental Surgeons. Accessible remotely through our website using login credentials provided upon enrolment. Full completion of this E-Learning library is required to facilitate the Coursework and Critical Appraisal components of the qualification.

SAQs & Coursework

Fully referenced short essays and coursework required based on the e-learning modules to demonstrate theoretical competencies. Extended list of resources and literature provided.

Our Foundation Course

This CPD-certified cosmetic course* will provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to perform foundation aesthetic procedures safely, effectively and with confidence.

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Our Advanced Course

By far our most popular cosmetic course, this CPD-certified programme* will allow you to build on your foundation knowledge and skills to become proficient in advanced aesthetic techniques.

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Essays

Candidates are required to produce an essay on an allocated topic in aesthetic medicine. To be assigned by the training provider.

Case study

Candidates are required to submit a case study related to aesthetic practice.

Critical Appraisal

Candidates must undertake a critical appraisal of a published paper in aesthetic medicine (specifics provided by training provider).

Procedural Logbook

Logbook facility to record all 40 procedures (20 observed and 20 performed) in toxin and dermal filler modalities. 40 procedures to be obtained on mentoring sessions with expert supervision in small practical training groups.

DOPS (Direct Observation of Procedural Skills)

Supervised learning and assessment of procedural skills to be completed and undertaken on mentoring sessions.

PAYMENT OPTIONS

There are a number of packages and options available. If what you are looking for is not listed please get in touch and a member of our team will be happy to discuss this with you. All packages are available to pay over 10 Interest-free monthly instalments or per stage.

If you have already attended any training courses with ourselves, or elsewhere we can build a bespoke course package for you. Please contact us for more information.

Level 7 Diploma through RPL

From £2495 + VAT
For experienced practitioners with documentation/records of previous training and procedures in toxin & dermal fillers.
  • E-learning Modules
  • SAQ Coursework
  • Case Study
  • Critical Appraisal
  • Essays
  • Practical Logbook
  • DOPS
  • Foundation Course
  • Advanced Course
  • Tear Trough Masterclass
  • Lip Augmentation Masterclass
  • Complications Masterclass

Level 7 Diploma Standard

£6995 + VAT
For those with no prior aesthetics experience – all components you will require to achieve your Level 7 Diploma.
  • E-learning Modules
  • SAQ Coursework
  • Case Study
  • Critical Appraisal
  • Essays
  • Practical Logbook
  • DOPS
  • Foundation Course
  • Advanced Course
  • Tear Trough Masterclass
  • Lip Augmentation Masterclass
  • Complications Masterclass

Level 7 Diploma Enhanced

£8295 + VAT
By far our most popular option; The Level 7 Diploma including all advanced training and masterclasses - saving you over £1000.
  • E-learning Modules
  • SAQ Coursework
  • Case Study
  • Critical Appraisal
  • Essays
  • Practical Logbook
  • DOPS
  • Foundation Course
  • Advanced Course
  • Tear Trough Masterclass
  • Lip Augmentation Masterclass
  • Complications Masterclass
Why choose Acquisition Aesthetics for your Level 7 Qualification?
  • 100% pass rate
  • Expert supervision - train under the UK’s leading aestheticians
  • A combination of 1-2-1 training and small group training
  • Business & marketing support - run a successful, lucrative practice
  • Lifelong mentorship & support
  • Access to peer support & networking
  • Discounts with industry relevant companies
  • Lifelong access to training videos & online library of learning materials
  • Recognition of prior learning for experienced practitioners
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Our Partners & Accreditations

Core Level 7 Faculty

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DR. PRIYANKA CHADHA
Priyanka (Priya) graduated from Imperial College, London with a distinction in medicine and a distinction in surgery. After scoring in the top 1% of the country for Core Surgical Training, Priya proceeded to secure a registrar number, ranking number 1.

Priyanka (Priya) graduated from Imperial College, London with a distinction in medicine and a distinction in surgery. After scoring in the top 1% of the country for Core Surgical Training, Priya proceeded to secure a registrar number, ranking number 1. She has an excellent academic CV including a number of national and international prizes and awards and currently works as a Plastic Surgery registrar in London. In addition to her longstanding achievements in plastics, Priya has a Bachelor's degree in surgery and anaesthesia and a Masters in teaching and surgical education from Imperial College, London, for which she was awarded a merit. She is an exceptional teacher and a full member of the Royal College of Surgeons and also holds a Diploma in the Ethics and Philosophy of Healthcare.

Priya has set up and successfully run a number of educational and teaching courses at the Royal College of Surgeons, for which she has received awards from the London Deanery for teaching excellence. She is an approachable individual who teaches all of her courses with pride and to an extremely high standard.
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DR. LARA WATSON
Lara is passionate about empowering healthcare professionals to channel their inner creativity through the art of facial aesthetics. As a dual qualified doctor and dentist, she works as a maxillofacial surgery SpR in the Oxford deanery.

Lara is passionate about empowering healthcare professionals to channel their inner creativity through the art of facial aesthetics. As a dual qualified doctor and dentist, she works as a maxillofacial surgery SpR in the Oxford deanery.

Having graduated in medicine with additional degrees in advanced human anatomy and research, Lara went on to achieve a Bachelor of Dental Surgery with Honours at King’s College, London. With full membership to the Royal College of Surgeons, Lara teaches at various surgical skills workshops for the college and the wider surgical community and was commended for founding and co-ordinating an international undergraduate surgical teaching programme. Through her dual qualification and background in head and neck surgery, Lara’s extensive understanding of facial anatomy enables her to deliver the highest standard of theoretical teaching in the principles of safe practice in facial aesthetics.

As a Key Opinion Leader for the global pharmaceutical group Gladerma, Lara brings her experience of performing on the international stage to enhance the delivery of both the theoretical and practical training standards at Acquisition Aesthetics.

Her entrepreneurialism and experience in the aesthetics industry allows Lara to provide delegates with the knowledge and skills required to succeed in today’s competitive and ever-evolving industry whilst delivering beautiful results to clients.
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DR ANTONIOS MITSAKOS
Dr. Mitsakos is a consultant plastic surgeon, based in Harley Street. He completed his training to the highest standard of practice at the world-renowned St Thomas Hospital after finishing his medical studies in Athens and Milan.

Dr. Mitsakos is a consultant plastic surgeon, based in Harley Street. He completed his training to the highest standard of practice at the world-renowned St Thomas Hospital after finishing his medical studies in Athens and Milan.
Dr. Mitsakos has performed reconstructive surgery in his NHS roles and his expertise forms the foundation of his aesthetic practice. He has trained in some of the most prestigious units in central London hospitals and has extensive experience in a large variety of plastic surgery procedures. Dr. Mitsakos is a highly regarded teacher and trainer of non-surgical aesthetic techniques. He has been practicing injectable procedures since 2008. He currently holds the highest level 7 accredited trainer status. His friendly and confident manner is frequently remarked upon by his many former trainees.

Dr. Mitsakos undertakes meticulous preoperative planning and follows very strict clinical protocols to optimise outcomes for all patients. He has been a senior member of the Acquisition Aesthetics team since 2016, training aspiring practitioners in the safe delivery of Botulinum toxin, dermal fillers and PDO threads. His surgical expertise and extensive knowledge of the aesthetics world make him an excellent mentor for our Foundation, Advanced, and Level 7 courses.
Priyanka
DR SELINA AHMED
Dr. Ahmed graduated in Medicine from The University of Manchester in 2010. She trained as a GP in London and became a member of The Royal College of General Practitioners.

Dr. Ahmed graduated in Medicine from The University of Manchester in 2010. She trained as a GP in London and became a member of The Royal College of General Practitioners. In addition to practicing as a GP, Dr Ahmed works as an Aesthetic Doctor in her London clinic, Dr Selina Clinics. Having obtained a distinction in her Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Dermatology, Dr Ahmed is extending her role as a Dermatology Specialist. She has worked extensively at a skin clinic in Mayfair and is trained in anti-wrinkle injections, advanced dermal fillers, chemical peels, PRP (platelet rich plasma), radio frequency, and fat dissolving injections including Aqualyx and Celluform. Combined with her background in teaching, Dr Ahmed offers high quality training at Acquisition Aesthetics.
Priyanka
DR PAMELA BENITO
Dr. Benito has over ten years of experience as a Facial Aesthetics Specialist and has a very strong academic background including an internship in the Aesthetic Postgraduate Program at New York University, which has given her a strong skill set.

Dr. Benito has over ten years of experience as a Facial Aesthetics Specialist and has a very strong academic background including an internship in the Aesthetic Postgraduate Program at New York University, which has given her a strong skill set.
Dr Benito’s career progressed as she trained under leading facial aesthetic experts at the prestigious Royal College of Surgeons in all aspects of medical aesthetics, including Botulinum toxin therapy, Dermal Fillers, Dermaroller, Chemical Peels, Heart Lips, Mesotherapy, PRP, Thread Lifting and Medical Skincare. She also lectures, trains and has set standards for practicing doctors within this field. Dr. Benito is passionate about aesthetics and her attention to detail makes her skilled at facial assessments and treatment protocols. As a caring practitioner, she has earned the trust and respect of her patients, as well as her students.
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DR ELLE REID
Dr. Elle Reid graduated from Newcastle University in 2012 with Merit in Clinical Dentistry. She continued her studies to receive the Diploma of Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons, in Edinburgh in 2014.

Dr. Elle Reid graduated from Newcastle University in 2012 with Merit in Clinical Dentistry. She continued her studies to receive the Diploma of Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons, in Edinburgh in 2014.

Dr. Reid has worked in both the practice and hospital dental setting including experience as a Senior House Officer in a maxillofacial department working with patients with facial trauma. Dr. Reid currently practices as an Associate Dentist as well as working as a facial aesthetician at dental clinics across Newcastle. She has established her own aesthetics company, Paragon Aesthetics - mentoring the two practitioners that work alongside her.
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DR YUSRA AL-MUKHTAR
Dr. Yusra Al-Mukhtar qualified as a dental surgeon with Honours and Distinction from King’s College London after obtaining an undergraduate degree in Medical Science and management with First class honours, from Imperial College, London.She has years of experience in head and neck surgery and aesthetic medicine.

Dr. Yusra Al-Mukhtar qualified as a dental surgeon with Honours and Distinction from King’s College London after obtaining an undergraduate degree in Medical Science and management with First class honours, from Imperial College, London.She has years of experience in head and neck surgery and aesthetic medicine.

Dr. Al-Mukhtar developed a deep interest in facial aesthetic treatments and facial contouring with dermal fillers, and with safety in mind; delivers effective facial aesthetic treatments to her patients. She works in a skin clinic and in private practice focusing on aesthetic dentistry and facial aesthetic treatments, and carrying out a large number of 8-point face lifts and lip augmentations. Dr. Al-Mukhtar is dedicated to supporting the profession in providing safe, effective aesthetic treatments for her patients.
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DR ZAINAB AL-MUKHTAR
Dr. Zainab Al-Mukhtar qualified as a dentist in 2010 and has worked in both the NHS & private practice. She has completed extensive training in cosmetic dentistry and advanced facial aesthetics.

Dr. Zainab Al-Mukhtar qualified as a dentist in 2010 and has worked in both the NHS & private practice. She has completed extensive training in cosmetic dentistry and advanced facial aesthetics.

She has been a clinical trainer since 2014 in facial aesthetics, and runs a dental & aesthetics clinic in North West London, as well as working as a cosmetic injector at Beyond Medispa in Harvey Nichols, Knightsbridge. Dr. Al-Mukhtar is a member of both the Royal Colleges of Surgeons of England and of Edinburgh. She was nominated for the “Best Young Dentist” award in 2018/2019 and was a finalist for the “Full Facial Treatment” award at the Aesthetic Dentistry Awards 2018. She is passionate about safe, ethical cosmetic treatments with natural looking results, striving to bring about a strong sense of self-confidence in her patients.
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DR ZAHRA FAZAL
Dr. Zahra Fazal qualified from King's College London in 2012 with a Bachelor's Degree in Dental Surgery. She has since completed her MFDS at the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh, and achieved distinction in a PgCert in Aesthetic Medicine from Queen Mary University of London.

Dr. Zahra Fazal qualified from King's College London in 2012 with a Bachelor's Degree in Dental Surgery. She has since completed her MFDS at the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh, and achieved distinction in a PgCert in Aesthetic Medicine from Queen Mary University of London.

Having worked as a general dental practitioner, Dr. Fazal has now left clinical dentistry to focus purely on facial aesthetics. She is director of Tweak Facial Aesthetics, as well as being a lead injector for Skinsmiths UK. In addition to this she provides facial aesthetics to multiple clinics across London. With a keen eye for detail and a knack for science, Dr. Fazal has the perfect skill set to deliver beautiful aesthetic results.
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DR SAFA AL-NAHER
Dr. Safa Al-Naher is an Aesthetic Dentist and Clinical Lead of the Care Dental Group In West London. She graduated from King’s College London in 2011 and went on to complete MFDS from the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh.

Dr. Safa Al-Naher is an Aesthetic Dentist and Clinical Lead of the Care Dental Group In West London. She graduated from King’s College London in 2011 and went on to complete MFDS from the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh.

She has been an injectable aesthetic practitioner for 8 years and blends this with her Dentistry, offering a holistic way of helping patients achieve the improvements they want by considering the face as a whole. Dr. Al-Naher has trained in wrinkle reduction with toxin, dermal fillers, threadlifting, and chemical peels, and is a certified Obagi Medical Prescriber. She has completed post graduate certificates in Dental Implants and Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry. She is a busy Invisalign clear braces Provider and is currently studying for a Diploma in Clear Aligner Therapy.
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DR ANEESHA AHMAD
Dr. Aneesha Ahmad qualified in 2008 from Manchester University after having completed the prestigious intercalated medical degree from the University of St Andrews in Scotland.

Dr. Aneesha Ahmad qualified in 2008 from Manchester University after having completed the prestigious intercalated medical degree from the University of St Andrews in Scotland.

She has been a medical doctor for 10 years and also works as a GP principal with a special interest in Dermatology. She is the Medical Director for Skyn Doctor and is fully qualified in all advanced injection techniques and skin care. She is an ambassador for Obagi Medical; one of the leading skin care brands in the industry.

Dr. Ahmad has a passion for aesthetic medicine, and has a particular interest in structural restoration and reversal of the ageing process. She regularly attends national conferences and is also a tutor for the Cosmetic Medicine post graduate Diploma for the University of Wales.
Priyanka
DR NAJIA SHAIKH
Dr. Najia Shaikh is a London based GP and Cosmetic Doctor with more than 15 years’ experience of working in the medical sector. She currently divides her time as a practicing GP and running her own aesthetic clinic (One Skin clinic) in Harley Street.

Dr. Najia Shaikh is a London based GP and Cosmetic Doctor with more than 15 years’ experience of working in the medical sector. She currently divides her time as a practicing GP and running her own aesthetic clinic (One Skin clinic) in Harley Street.

Dr. Shaikh has a wealth of experience in performing a variety of aesthetic treatments to treat a host of skin concerns, including injectables (anti-wrinkle injections and dermal fillers), non surgical thread lifts, micro-needling , chemical peels, platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP), and Profhilo. She takes a genuine pleasure in making a positive difference in people’s lives, not only through boosting their physical appearance, but also their confidence and self-esteem.
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DR JASKAREN MIDHA
Dr. Jaskaren Midha is a dentist and expert injector, with a successful skin clinic based in Leeds.

Dr. Jaskaren Midha is a dentist and expert injector, with a successful skin clinic based in Leeds.

She is very passionate about practicing safe medical aesthetics and using advanced techniques to enhance a patient’s natural beauty. She has recently trained with the world-renowned plastic surgeon and creator of the MD CODES, Mauricio Demaio.

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