Bravura Education Practical Laser/IPL Workshop For Beginners

June 21, 2017 – June 22, 2017 all-day
52 Peerless Ave, Mermaid Beac. Gold Coast

Bravura Education’s Practical Laser/IPL Workshop For Beginners
is being held over the two days before the 2017 Non-Surgical Symposium, so you can maximise your time and have an even better excuse to spend time at beautiful Mermaid Beach on the Gold Coast!

It will be in a relaxed learning environment in a fully accredited cosmetic medicine clinic.


Are you new to the cosmetic industry and need to know how to start to provide treatments?

Do you have your laser and IPL safety certificate and/or an Advanced Theory Certificate and want to know how to apply what you’ve learnt?

Are you trying to decide what treatments to offer your clients and what machines to buy?

Are you needing some more hours for your log book?

Would you like to have two days to “pick the brains” of two highly experienced nurse practitioners with plenty of real world cosmetic medicine experience?

If any or all the above apply to you, it’s for you!


You will learn about client history taking, contraindications, realistic expectations, choosing appropriate clients, therapeutic parameters, clinical end points, hair reduction, tattoo removal and treating pigmentation and vascular conditions using laser and IPL.


You will learn about:

  • Preparing a laser room
  • Performing a patient consultation
  • Obtaining informed consent
  • Assessing contraindications and appropriateness for laser/IPL treatment
  • Explaining what treatment involves
  • Discussing expected side effects, risks and adverse outcomes
  • Patch testing
  • Performing skin rejuvenation and tattoo removal
  • Providing follow up care and advice
  • Determining the need for anaesthetic
  • Recommending post treatment advice
  • Documenting treatments
  • Assessing pain and discomfort
  • Managing bruising, swelling, pigment changes, burn, activation of herpes simplex virus
  • Determining the need for cooling or smoke evacuation devices
  • Donning personal protective equipment and infection control
  • Developing a referral pathway.

You will be provided with course notes, plenty of hands-on experience and on completion, a Certificate of Attendance that you can use for your CPD.

This experience may be used to commence a log book. You will be invited to complete the Advanced course at a reduced rate if you have not already completed it.


Models will be provided on the first day then to facilitate in the learning sessions you will be invited to practice your technique on your colleagues on the second day. There will be no cost for any treatments you have.


It is mandatory to have a laser safety certificate recognised by Queensland Radiation Health to enrol.

It must not be more than one year since you completed your certificate.

If you do not have this please enrol in our online BEGINNER Laser and Intense Pulsed Light Safety training Course or REFRESHER aser and Intense Pulsed Light Safety training Course.

Time: 9am-4pm
Cost: $1950


Two highly experienced nurse practitioners, Elissa O’Keefe and Gordon Lonie, have plenty of real-world experience and are great clinicians and teachers.

They have 60 years of clinical experience between them. They will help give you the confidence to understand treating common cosmetic presentations with laser and IPL technology and improve your clinical practice skills.

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