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Advanced Cosmetic Laser Course


Course Description

You’ve done your Laser Safety Certificate, now how do you learn how to do tattoo removal, hair removal and skin treatments such as reducing pigmentation and redness, resurfacing and rejuvenation? Grow your new laser career here with our simple to understand, online course that you can do in your own time, at your own pace. Build your confidence as a laser technician so you are well prepared for gaining your practical experience with a mentor, clinical trainer, colleague or device company.


  • Hair Removal: Master the art of permanent hair reduction.
  • Tattoo Removal: Learn the latest techniques for effective ink elimination.
  • Hyperpigmentation: Treat sun damage and melasma with advanced strategies.
  • Vascular Conditions: Manage rosacea, redness and spider veins professionally.
  • Skin Resurfacing: Address wrinkles and scarring with cutting-edge technology.
  • Skin Rejuvenation: Rejuvenate skin for a youthful, radiant complexion.
  • Photodynamic Therapy: Implement treatments for skin cancers and precancerous lesions.
  • Skin Cancer Identification: Understand how to spot unusual skin lesions and refer them if necessary.
  • Adverse Outcome Management: Gain skills to prevent and manage burns and complications.
  • Fitzpatrick Skin Type: Choose the right device and settings to suit the skin you are treating.

Whether you plan to do laser tattoo removal, laser hair removal or improving skin that has hyperpigmentation, redness or scarring, this course will give you the additional confidence to get started in clinical practice.

Who is it for?

The course is perfect for anyone who is starting a career using lasers for hair removal, tattoo removal or skin treatments like pigmentation, redness and rosacea, rejuvenation and resurfacing. It's suited for individuals seeking to deepen their understanding of skin treatments and applying these skills in their work environment.


Nil, however, knowledge about Skin Anatomy and Physiology is an advantage and so is a Laser Safety Certificate.

What’s Included?

Our course includes simple to follow, in-depth information on performing treatments.  It is delivered in short modules, and we are here to support you every step of the way.

Additional Resources:

  • Easy to understand lectures and videos to support your learning journey.
  • Lifetime access to your downloadable course notes.
  • Regular short quizzes to consolidate your learning and prepare you for the final quiz and certification.
  • Instant final quiz results and immediate access to your certificate of completion.
  • Protection of your certificate with a unique QR code.

Payment Options

Choose between a full upfront payment or a structured payment plan through Paypal in 4 to accommodate your financial preferences. You can get started for as little as $149.75.

This course may be tax deductible as a work-related expense for you, just ask your accountant. 

Will you be completing the Laser Safety Certificate. too? It is the foundational knowledge you need before you fire a laser or IPL regardless of where you work, for when you need a User Licence (Queensland, Western Australia and Tasmania only) and for your insurance policy and peace of mind. At the checkout just enter the code: COSMETICPLUS after you have added both courses to your order and SAVE $109 (10%)!

What Happens Next?

Once we have reviewed your application, we will send you an email with your username and login details. This is generally available to you on the same day that you enrol, regardless of whether it is within office hours. Please check your spam folder if you don’t see it.

Once you have this login information you will have instant access to your course and you will be guided through a structured learning pathway, culminating in your achievement as a Certified Laser Safety Officer.


This course is benchmarked against international (IEC 60825-1: 2014 Safety of laser products - Part 1: Equipment classification and requirements) and Australia/New Zealand (AS/NZS 4173: 2018 Safe use of lasers and intense light sources in health care) laser safety standards.

Post Graduate Pathways

This course forms part of the curriculum for doctors in the Registrar Training Program at the Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery and Medicine which is the only CanMEDS approved cosmetic medical training program in Australia.

This course forms part of the curriculum for nurses in both the Graduate Certificate of Cosmetic Nursing and the Graduate Certificate of Dermatology Nursing at the Australian College of Nursing (ACN). ACN graduate certificates are taught at Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 8 and are equivalent to one year of a Master’s degree.