Diploma of Cosmetic Injecting for Doctors and Nurses

  • Please note this course is only available in Australia
  • Maximum time for completion of the Diploma Course is 12 months.
  • The 12 month timespan commences on the date of receiving the online theory via USB stick
  • The Practical workshop component consists of an intensive “hands-on” 3 day workshop
  • Before you can attend the practical workshops you must complete all Units on BoNT-A and Dermal Fillers (Units 2 and 3) AND pass the BoNT-A and Dermal Filler MCQ ( Pass Mark 80%)
  • There are 5 MCQ exams altogether: one on basic BoNT-A and Fillers then one each on BoNT-A for Lower Face and Neck, Lip Augmentation, Cheek Augmentation and Skin Boosters.
  • In order to start the practical workshops as soon as possible you can study the relevant units and do the exam BEFORE you complete the other Units and MCQ exams.
  • Practical hands-on workshop at Sydney Training Facility every 12 weeks.

Payment plan available on request.

Price for Course:

  • Core Units
  • Practical Workshop
Core Units
On-line Theory Course Content
Unit 1 - The skin
1.1 Concepts of beauty What is beauty? Is it the same throughout the world? How do we conceptualise beauty?
1.2 The aging skin How do we classify aging skin? What causes aging?
Unit 2
2.1 Botulinum Toxin theory and practice How does BoNT-A work? What are the common basic indications and techniques available?
2.2 Botulinum toxin complications What to do when things go wrong and how to prevent.
Unit 3
3.1 Dermal filler theory and basic practice How do fillers work?
Injection techniques for the basic and advanced procedures.
Choosing the right filler.
3.2 Dermal filler complications What to do when things go wrong and how to prevent.
3.3 Local anaesthesia What agents are available. Techniques of infiltration and block anaesthesia.
3.4 Before and After PPT Fillers & BoNT-A A series of before and after photographs including when things don’t go to plan.
3.5 Lip Augmentation Lip Augmentation
3.6 Botulinum Toxin for lower third of Face and Neck Nefertiti Lift, DAO’s, platysmal bands
3.7 Cheek Augmentation Cheek Augmentation
3.8 Skin Boosters Skin rehydration for face, neck, decolletage
Practical Workshop
Practical Workshop
Course Content
Botulinum Toxin
Practical Workshop
  • Theory revision and basic techniques
  • Facial anatomy
  • Types of BoNT-A available, presentation, scientific names
  • Diffusion vs spread
  • Dilution volumes
  • Bioequivalent doses
  • Role of complexing proteins
  • Injection techniques – perpendicular, tangential, retrograde, anterograde, other
  • Reconstitution techniques – needle gauges
  • Injection sites
  • Skin Prep and infection control
  • Injection depth and direction: significance in terms of side effects
  • Client positioning
  • Needles and syringes – does size matter?
Glabellar frown lines
  1. Techniques to avoid blepharoptosis
  2. Young client male and female
  3. Older client male and female
  4. Differences male and female
  5. Different patterns of Glabella lines: U, V, Inv Omega and Arrow patterns
  6. Dosage equivalents
  7. “No Fly Zones” on the forehead and orbital rim
Forehead lines
  1. Young patient male and female
  2. Older patient male and female
  3. Different techniques
  4. Dosage equivalents
Periorbital lines (Crows feet)
  1. Young client male and female
  2. Older client male and female
  3. Injection protocol
  4. Dosage equivalents
  5. Crow’s Feet patterns: Fan, Central, Upper and Lower
Nefertiti Lift
DAO's for jowl lift
Platysmal bands
Hands-on Dermal Fillers
Theory revision - Dermal fillers
  • Types of Dermal Fillers on the market
  • Pharmacology and chemico-physical characteristics
  • HA technology
  • Semi-Permanent and Permanent Fillers
  • Injection Techniques
  • Patient Selection
  • How to choose the correct filler
  • Practical Points
  • Dermal fillers and Sub Dermal fillers: which one where?
Nasolabial folds
  • Different techniques and anaesthesia
  • Serial puncture
  • Threading
  • Fanning
  • Dermal and Sub-dermal techniques
  • Management of complications
Marionette lines and corner of mouth lift
  • Techniques
  • Bolus
  • Crosshatch
  • Fanning
  • Serial puncture
  • Anaesthesia
  • Management of complication
Lip augmentation
Cheek augmentation
Hands-on Skin Boosters
Face, neck, Decolletage