With the recent launch of a new PGDip Qualifications in Clinical Aesthetics Injectable Therapies, Safety In Beauty find out more about the exciting new course from MATA and ask founding Director Mr. F Zavahir, MBCHB, MRCS, MSC to explain the structure of the course in detail…
Course Title: MATA EduQual Certificate / Diploma in Clinical Aesthetic Injectable Therapies (SCQF Level 11) – These qualifications are frequently referred to as “The Level 7 qualifications” by stakeholders within the Aesthetics sector.
How are the qualifications credit rated? The qualifications are credit-rated for the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) at SCQF Level 11 which is comparable to Level 7 of the Ofqual Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) and the European Qualifications Framework (EQF).
What is the structure of the qualifications?
The Certificate is composed of three modules (40 academic credits). The Diploma is composed of seven modules (60 academic credits), which include the three Certificate modules.
How does MATA deliver its learning programmes?
For the postgraduate-level Diploma, the MATA learning programme includes eight full days of face-to-face / practical sessions. To successfully complete the Diploma qualification, typically, 600 hours of learning should take place – this includes self-study, practical sessions and assessment. On average, a learner will take approximately one year to complete the full Diploma programme.
How does MATA assess its Learners?
We use a variety of methods, including Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCEs), Direct Observation of Procedural Skills (DOPS), written examinations and assignments and production of log-books and learning journals/folders.
Will my prior learning be recognised?
Yes, we have a Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) policy in place. We recognise learners’ previous achievements and learning experiences.
I have completed the Certificate qualification. Should I complete the Diploma qualification too?
Yes. Learners who complete the Certificate can achieve the full Diploma by completing just four additional modules (20 additional credits). This additional learning may provide Learners with the additional academic credit required to progress, with advanced-standing, onto Masters degree programmes.
How are MATA learning programmes, different to those offered by other Aesthetic training providers?
The MATA learning programmes lead to qualifications that are accredited / credit-rated at the highest level of any qualifications currently
being delivered by independent training providers in the aesthetics industry
MATA is an award-winning accredited training academy founded on London’s Harley Street with a widely respected reputation
- MATA’s blended learning approach uses practical sessions and interactive theory to make the learning programmes engaging and fun!
- We recognise that a hands-on approach works best when desiring a career in facial aesthetics. We keep practical session group sizes small so that you get the maximum hands-on experience possible
- The exclusive MATA virtual learning environment (VLE) is a comprehensive, university standard platform containing extensive materials including interactive quizzes, videos, infographics, webinars and other resources
- Our trainers, all experts in their field, come from a variety of backgrounds, including surgeons, doctors, nurse prescribers, and other
- aesthetic practitioners
- MATA is recognised in the industry as being an advocate for better industry legislation
- We will consider payment plans to cover the fees
- Learners who have already completed relevant MATA courses may benefit from a reduced learning programme and assessment burden, and reduced fees!
- The qualifications should provide you with:Improved employability, Higher income, An opportunity to work and study at the same time, Enhanced personal and career development
To find out more visit: MATA