Training In the State of Texas can be confusing at Aesthetic Laser Academy we are born and raised right here in Dallas Texas. We are Texas Choice for your laser Education Michelle R. De Leon has vast knowledge of the Texas codes and rules within the industry. Our Academy offers small intimate classes with the Original Open Door Policy., we are the ONLY Texas Laser School that offer CoolSculpting Training Aesthetic Laser Academy & Spa offers all 4 “levels” of Texas State Laser Certification. The Certification “levels” have become somewhat of a confusing topic The State of Texas implemented T.A.C.289.302 in 2011 which set guidelines and requirements for becoming Laser Certified in the State of Texas. The requirements included 4 different types of certification each level allows the individual to observe/perform & operate lasers according to the rules set in place in the Texas Administrative Code 289.302.

What does ALL this breakdown to?

Level 1: 40 Hour Laser Hair Removal Didactic Course  — $1,000.00 5 days

This course covers all required topics required by The Texas Department of State and Health Services as stated in 25 Administrative Code Section 289.302.

This course is suitable for the student:

  • Has the ability to obtain their 100 Hands-On Laser Hair Removal (LHR) treatments on their own needed for Texas State Certification. (the person signing off on these treatments must be a Texas Certified Senior Laser Technician or a Texas Certified Laser Professional)
  • Only needs the 40 Hours of Didactic and CPR to complete requirements they already have.
  • You are a professional already in the industry that may not have accredited training and were trained in field/on site and you wish to have formal didactic training from an accredited training program.

The 40 Hour Laser Hair Removal Apprentice Didactic Course provides extensive theory in laser, Intense Pulsed Light & Radio Frequency which are most commonly used for hair removal procedures.

Course curriculum is designed and implemented to provide students a skilled foundation as an entry- level laser apprentice.  In the didactic only portion of the course, students will learn anatomy and physiology of hair and skin, laser biophysics and tissue interaction skin reactions, burns, treatment protocols, eye protection, how to handle emergencies, post treatment protocols, assessment of clients pre-existing conditions & current medications, proper signage and posting, evaluating clients Fitzpatrick scale & explanation of anesthesia used in conjunction with LHR procedures. The curriculum also includes laser safety, medical considerations, state and federal regulations, hazards, sanitation & CPR certification.

Level 2:  Laser Hair Removal Technician Course – 8 Day Class –  $5,550.00

This course is a direct extension from your Level 1 course. The level 2 is obtaining the student with the 100 Laser Hair Removal Hands-On treatments necessary to obtain the next level in Laser Certification which is Laser Technician. The student will perform these 100 Laser Hair Removal treatments on models provided by Aesthetic Laser Academy, while being supervised by a Certified Senior Laser Technician or Laser Professional as required by The State of Texas. This will include medical charting, getting full body procedures, Visia Skin analysis consultaions,  & prepping you to be sales  & goal oriented.

Level 3: Senior Level Laser Hair Removal Technician  1 Day  Seminar – $1000.00

Obtaining you requirements for your Senior level certification is you observing 100 hair removal treatments performed by another Laser Technician.  At Aesthetic Laser Academy you not just sitting back watching we make your Senior Experience Full Bodied by getting you involved in the treatment by engaging with the client for their consultation, treatment plan, charting & post care instructions.  We make the time you spend with us not only available to observe but to perform as well if you need to brush up on your skills or maybe work with a machine that is new to you.

Level 4: Professional Laser Hair Removal Technician 1 Day Seminar – $500.00

The Professional Exam, this is the highest level of Certification that Texas provides. It is a Review with a In House Test over ONLY hair Removal. This test is designed to test your skills of knowledge not only about physics, Safety & sanitation, but overcoming objections as well. We address questions that you would likely run into in the industry with your clients from sun exposure to medical conditions.

*Every Registered Laser Facility in the State of Texas MUST have a licensed Professional on Staff.

Beyond Hair Removal Laser Academy Plus Course – 12 Days (7 days a week) – $8950.00

This Course is our most popular course including topics that do not require state certification but training on these procedures is impairative for you to provide safe & effective treatments for your clients. Although you may not always be performing some of these treatments – knowledge is power. You can still have the ability to upsell your clients and at least be knowledgable to what is going on in the industry.

•    Visia Skin Analysis Consultation Sytem
•    CoolSculpting
•    HydrafacialMD
•    Photofacial/Intense Pulsed Light
•    Fractional laser Rejuvenation (Laser & Radio Frequency)
•    Tattoo Removal
•    Cutera 1064 Laser Genesis
•    Alma Clearlift
•    Melasma Therapy
•    Rosacaea Therapy
•    Laser Vein
•    Cellulite
•    Radio Frequency fat reduction treatments
•    Stretch Marks therapies
•    Skin Tightening
•    Acne laser therapy
•    Acne Scar Treatments
•    Skin Tag Removal
•    High Frequency
•    Chemical Peels
•    Micro Needling
•    Hair Growth
•    Base knowledge of Injectaables
•    Base knowledge PRP
•    1 year Membership to Dermascope Magazine’s Aesthetic International Association

You must complete Level 1 before you can go to Level 2. (If you attend a State Accredited Facility you are permitted to turn in your required documents & applications/fees to State for both 1 & 2 at the same time).

Once you have received back your “official” documents back from the State you can then move to Level 3, follow the same process for level 4.

We offer a 12 Day Course that is a all inclusive program that includes Level 1, Level 2, Laser Safety Officer Training & Additional topics.

We integrate exposure to other key players in the industry including, but not limited to; laser equipment representatives, various product representatives, insurance advisors and professionals currently working in the industry. This Course provides the student with the 100 Laser Hair Removal Hands on treatments necessary to obtain the next level in Laser Certification which is Laser Technician. The student will perform these 100 Laser Hair Removal treatments on models provided by Aesthetic Laser Academy, while being supervised by a Certified Senior Laser Technician or Laser Professional as required by The State of Texas.

The 40 Hour Didactic portion of this course the students will learn anatomy and physiology of hair and skin, laser biophysics and tissue interaction, skin reactions, burns, treatment protocols, eye protection, how to handle emergencies, post treatment protocols, assessment of clients pre-existing conditions &current medications, proper signage and posting, evaluating clients Fitzpatrick scale & explanation of anesthesia used in conjunction with LHR procedures. The curriculum also includes laser safety, medical considerations, state and federal regulations, hazards, sanitation & CPR certification.

The hands-on portion begins with an explanation of the room set-up, paperwork needed to perform safe and effective treatments. Students will begin with a didactic portion familiarizing them with the modality to be used that day explaining wavelength, common settings, and appropriate Fitzpatrick skin types for treatment.

  • Instructor demonstration of treatment
  • Review patient chart and Information
  • Prepping of machine and treatment room
  • Consultation with client going over pre/post care
  • Verify client has reasonable expectations
  • Verify proper consents have been signed
  • Filing out patient chart
  • Prepare Patient for Treatment
  • Verify student properly gets client checked out and rebooked
  • Upsell/cross-sell recommended treatments for client
  • Product recommendations

The course takes place in a state of the art medical spa and students have the opportunity to treat patients that have booked appointments at the facility. Students work in small groups performing hands on treatments with their instructor.  Instructor will prepare the students for the treatments and review the chart looking for contraindications for treatment.