Facial Treatment Course Information


This course will teach you the essential skills that you need to know about offering a professional facial and includes online theory and a practical training session and assessment. 

The GTi Facial Treatment course follows the National Occupational Standards and 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 images. 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.

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

You will have the opportunity to practice the routine on friends and family before being assessed.

On completion of the course, successful students will receive a GTi Facial certificate.

Theory Hours

16 hours

(This is to be completed at your own pace)


8 hours


32 points

Modules Covered

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