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with relevant practical skills

Laser Safety

Understanding Medical Lasers & IPL


This is a fully online course, allowing you to learn about the principles of laser safety at your own pace. This is especially designed for those who are not able to attend the practical workshop associated with the ‘Accredited Laser Safety Course’ without comprising on any of the theory component.

This course also covers a brief introduction to Medical Lasers and IPL machines and their associated treatment use. At the end of the course you will be equipped with the knowledge to safeguard yourself and your colleagues at your workplace when it comes to handling IPL/medical lasers and their safety.

This is a pre-requisite course before being able to enrol in our other laser/IPL courses.

Course objectives

  • Basic principles of LASER and its interaction with biological matter
  • General medical physics and operation of medical lasers
  • Understanding the common jargon used in medical lasers and IPL
  • Medical applications of laser and IPL

Pre-requisite module:

Fundamentals of Skin Science

  • Brief guide to medical lasers and IPL
  • Medical laser vs IPL
  • Interaction of laser radiation and IPL with tissue
  • Medical laser classification systems
  • Exercising LASER safety

Suitable for:

  • Doctors
  • Nurses
  • Beauty therapists
Each participant’s online modules access will remain active for 12 weeks for them to pass the online quiz to get the certificate

6 – 8 hours of online learning time

Cosmetic Institute of Australia is now Aesthetics and Skin Institute

Please visit our new and improved website on

We have improved our online learning interface and expanded our course structure, providing you with comprehensive and extensive aesthetics training built on the knowledge of anatomy.

For new students
Sign up on our new training platform for the same high-quality aesthetics online courses and hands-on workshops.
For existing students
We have attempted to contact you via email to inform you regarding your account migration. You can still complete your online courses from Cosmetic Institute of Australia while we migrate your account. As a bonus all past and present students will be given lifetime access to the same courses they have enrolled in before on the new ASI platform.
Please call +614 0111 0065 or email for assistance.

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