Professional Facial Treatment Training

Performing a facial treatment is an opportunity for you to give your client a relaxing and enjoyable treatment designed to improve and rejuvenate their skin.

This course will teach you everything you need to know about offering a professional facial and includes a practical training session and assessment.

The GTi Facial Treatment course follows the National Occupational Standards and covers reception, consultation and ventilation. It also covers anatomy and physiology, contra-indications and contra-actions, skin conditions, skin analysis, preparation, skin types and product selection, preparing for treatment, technique and aftercare.

The GTi Facial Treatment course includes the GTi Professional Standards course, for all students who have not completed this course.

The GTi Facial Treatment Award is accredited by the Guild of Beauty Therapists, the UK’s leading professional beauty trade body.

All sixteen of the modules and examinations are completed online with full online support available. The course is beautifully written and accompanied by images, video clips and a voice-over. Upon completion of the online theory modules, you will receive a PDF manual which you can refer back to.

This Guild Training International (GTi) course is taught by experienced therapist Steve, who has PTLLS Level 4 teaching qualification. The course includes certification to practice through accreditation and insurance provided by the Guild Of Beauty Therapists awarding body. Guild student insurance is included for the duration of the course, plus a discounted price on Guild membership is available through al Covo on completion.


Title:Facial Treatment (Online and Practical Course)

Summary: This course covers the technique for performing a superficial and deep cleanse, tone, steam, extract, massage, mask and moisturisation. It also includes fantastic anatomy and physiology resources with clear diagrams and voice over. Health and safety guidance is covered as well as skin conditions, skin analysis and advice about different skin types as well as guidance as to which type of product is suitable for use.

Qualification: GTi Award. On completion of the course, successful students will receive a GTi certificate in Facial Treatment, and a discount on Guild membership is available through al Covo.

Course Accreditation: Guild of Beauty Therapists.

Pre-requisites: None.

Course Type: Theory & Practical.

Theory Hours: 16 Hours, completed at your own pace.

Practical Hours: 8 Hours.

Examination: Online and Practical Examinations.

CPD Points: 32 Points.

Please note that the number of theory and practical hours required to complete this course as stated above are provided as a guideline only. The actual number of theory hours required will vary depending on the speed at which you learn. The number of practical hours may vary depend on learning speed and on class sizes (estimate is based on 4 people).


There are 17 modules, each with an online examination to be completed in turn at the end of the module.

  • Introduction, Reception Consultation & Ventilation
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • The Cellular System
  • The Muscular System
  • The Nervous System
  • The Skeletal System
  • The Cardiovascular & The Lymphatic Systems
  • Contra-Actions & Contra-Indications
  • Skin Conditions
  • Preparation
  • Skin Types and Product Selection
  • Treatment
  • Facial Technique, Cleanse, Tone, Steam & Extract
  • Facial Technique - Massage
  • Facial Technique - Mask, Moisturise & Eye Care
  • Treatment Adaptations & Aftercare
  • Practical Module

Your Options

Item Time Price
Professional Facial Treatment Training Course with Assessment and Certification 24 hours £590
Guild of Therapists Membership and Insurance - £25
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