Course Overview

Maybe you are looking for your first ever skin qualification, or perhaps you are a medic who is trained in advanced skin procedures looking to add a facial and skin analysis element to your treatment list? You could even be working on the counters and looking to gain more skin care knowledge to increase sales. Whatever your reasons for choosing a facial course, you are all more than welcome at Peridot.

This course is open for beginners and existing practitioners wishing to qualify in classic facials including steam and extraction.

If you are looking to offer a luxury or bespoke treatment for your clients then this is the course for you! Facials are extremely popular within the beauty industry as not only are they vital for skin health and appearance, but they are also an excellent aid to relaxation and a high end service.

We have two options for our comprehensive Facial course. Our comprehensive fully accredited fast track Facial therapy course taught over 2 days.

During which ,we will provide you with all of the information and techniques to perform a professional deep cleansing facial treatment, incorporating a double cleanse, toning, skin analysis, exfoliation, skin warming (hot towels and steaming), extraction (blackhead removal) facial massage including the décolleté, neck and shoulders, mask and moisturise.

This course will also teach you about the skin and how to recognise different skin types and conditions, and how facials can benefit in improving a client’s skin condition. During the course you will have the opportunity to receive a professional facial whilst learning how to perform one.

Course Duration

Option One is a two day intensive course, where you will be required to perform a minimum of three facials and also receive a facial.

Please let us know in advance if you are not able to arrange models so that we can help source some.

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Course Fees

     Small Group training 2 days


    1-2-1 course 2 days



At Peridot we like to make learning as accessible as possible. We can offer a deposit option with the remainder payable on the course, or a finance option to spread the cost.

Pre Requisites

No previous experience or qualifications are necessary.

Due to the high level of theory involved,  a good standard of English is required

Students are to be aged 16 and over

  • Skin warming (steam and hot towels)

  • Comedone (blackhead) extractions

  • Application of masks

  • Health, safety and hygiene.

  • Consultation and record keeping.

  • Treatment planning.

  • Product knowledge

  • Practical demo

  • Practical

  • Questions and answers/trouble shooting



On this course you will learn:


  • Introduction to facials

  • Related anatomy and physiology.

  • Understanding contraindications.

  • Recognition of skin types and skin conditions.

  • Skin analysis.

  • Skin cleansing, toning and moisturising.

  • Massage techniques of the face, neck and décolleté.

  • Exfoliation techniques

Course Content

What you will receive:

  • A fully insurable accredited certificate personalised to you

  • High quality training in a luxury small class setting

  • A step by step training manual

  • Training materials provided for duration of the course

  • Ongoing support and guidance from a reputable trainer

  • Refreshments and snacks throughout group sessions. Lunch is provided for all 1-2-1 lessons

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