The Foundation

Begin Your Aesthetics Career Journey

The Foundation course in aesthetic medicine is tailor-made for newly qualified or transitioning medical practitioners. It is your first step towards a successful career in aesthetics, providing a solid base in this exciting field.

1+ Day
From £850

Next Session:



364 Kensington High Street, London

Designed for New Practitioners
No prior experience needed. This comprehensive course will equip you with everything you need
Comprehensive E-learning
Over 20 videos of e-learning covering all treatment areas so you can get started
Safety & Community
Starting out is made easier with our support, including emergency advice when you need it
Hands-on Practice
Treat patients in our facility under the supervision of our experienced trainers
CPD Accredited
All of our courses are CPD verified. This course is accredited for 18 hours of CPD.
 Communication Skills
Develop skills to clearly understand patient needs and expectations in aesthetics
The Process

How Foundation Works

Create your profile and complete the practitioner questionnaire
Complete your E-learning
Complete all your online pre-learning and your online assessment
Attend Clinic Day
Choose a day for your clinical training: observe and perform treatments on real patients
Assessment & CertifIcation
Receive your certification so you are ready to start your practice

Explore the Core Modules of The Foundation

Basic Facial Aesthetics

Learn the principles of facial aesthetics, focusing on common treatment areas and basic enhancement techniques.

Skin Health & Rejuvenation

Understand the basics of skin health, including treatments for skin rejuvenation and the use of skincare products in aesthetic practice.

Introduction to Injectables

Gain foundational skills in the use of injectables, such as Botox and dermal fillers, for facial aesthetic enhancements.

Basic Complication Management

Equip yourself with knowledge to identify and manage basic complications, ensuring patient safety and confidence in your practice.

Optional Workshop: Hands-on Training

Participate in an optional hands-on workshop, enhancing your practical skills in a supervised and supportive environment.

Step 1

Sign up

Register for the foundation course. Ensure you have your healthcare professional credentials ready for submission.

We prioritise a seamless enrollment process for all healthcare professionals looking to enhance their skills in aesthetics.

Upon registration, you will receive an email confirmation with the next steps and access to e-learning platform.

Step 2


Complete the online modules that cover essential theory, patient assessment techniques, safety protocols, and more.These self-paced modules are designed to build a solid foundation before you step into hands-on training.

Completion of all online components is required to progress to the in-person training session, ensuring you're well-prepared for practical application.

Step 3

Attend In-Person Training

Join us at our state-of-the-art facility for the hands-on segment of the course, where you'll apply what you've learned in real-world scenarios.

This session is led by experienced professionals who provide personalised guidance, ensuring you gain confidence in your skills.

Hands-on practice with patients in our AI facility is a cornerstone of our training. You will observe and perform botulinum toxin treatments and dermal filler treatment.

Step 4

Accreditation & Support

Upon passing the assessment, you'll receive your CPD-accredited certification, recognising your competency and readiness to practice.

Your certification opens the door to advanced courses and continuous professional development within our community.

As part of our commitment to your ongoing success, you'll gain access to our support network, including emergency advice and peer support groups, ensuring you have the resources you need as you begin practicing.

Module 5

Advanced Techniques in Dermal Fillers

Expand your expertise with dermal fillers, covering advanced injection techniques, facial contouring, and volume restoration, along with strategies to manage expectations and ensure patient satisfaction.

Module 6

Hands-On Practice Workshop

Enhance your practical skills through hands-on experience in a controlled, supervised environment, applying what you've learned in real-world scenarios to build confidence and competence.

Supervised Practice

Next Steps: Start your Supervised Practice


What is Supervised Practice?

We know that starting out can be scary. Some of the most common concerns are ;

Where do I start? How do I practice? Where can I go?

We have designed our supervised clinic as a safe space to bring and treat patients. You will  gain confidence from supervision of our Aesthetic trainers and experts.

We know how important it is that you feel confident to treat patients safely. We will help you develop your portfolio so you are ready for your aesthetic career.

entry requirements

Criteria for Enrolment

Medical Professional Credential

This course is open to doctors, dentists, nurses, pharmacists and midwives.

You do not need to be a prescriber

We can provide you with information on starting a prescriber course or finding a prescriber


Upcoming Dates for The Foundation

The Foundation
364 Kensington High Street, W14 8NS
The Foundation
364 Kensington High Street, W14 8NS

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Foundation Programme for Aspiring Aesthetic Injectors?

The Foundation Programme is a comprehensive educational course designed to equip medical professionals with the essential knowledge and skills needed for practicing in the field of medical aesthetics. It combines online learning with a practical, hands-on training day in our clinic space.

Who can enrol in the Foundation Programme?

This programme is open to registered health care professionals such as doctors, nurses, midwives and pharmacists.

What does this course include?

We will provide you with everything you need to know about aesthetics. We will help you set you up with the right foundations. Our course includes six online modules covering medical aesthetics, skin science and aging, patient consultation and clinical examination techniques, principles of Botulinum Toxin Type A treatments,  techniques in dermal fillers. We also include a clinic day for your hands-on practice.

Is there any practical training involved?

Yes, the programme includes a day in clinic at our prestigious training academy. Under the supervision of our specialist trainers, you will have a chance to practice and apply your e-learning. We create a supportive environment so you can ask all the questions you need! You will see a number of patients being treated and perform treatments yourself.

How is the online learning structured?

The online learning component consists of interactive modules, video lectures, and quizzes designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of each topic. Participants can complete these at their own pace, making it convenient for busy professionals.

What are the language requirements?

Proficiency in the English language is required as all programme materials and instruction are provided in English. This ensures all participants can effectively communicate, understand the coursework, and engage fully in the learning process.

How can I book my place in the Foundation Programme?

To book your place, you will need to select an in-clinic training date in High Street Kensington, London, through our website. Upon selecting your preferred date, you will be immediately enrolled in the online course component of the programme. This allows you to begin your theoretical learning right away, ahead of your practical training session.


What our practitioners have to say

James Harrington

Dr. Ayad's presentation, particularly on the assessment and anatomy section, was exceptionally articulate and insightful. His approachable manner and clear dedication to teaching shone through, offering a wealth of experience to his audience. His method of explaining complex topics in an easy-to-understand way is commendable and highly beneficial.

Elizabeth Thompson

The course was outstanding. The lecturer demonstrated a deep knowledge of anatomy and delivered a masterclass that was nothing short of extraordinary. It presented a great opportunity to learn and think critically about facial dermal fillers. The experience was both enriching and enlightening.

Michael Richardson

The training excellently provided clear, concise information for optimal product selection in various facial areas. It greatly reinforced and expanded my previous knowledge, substantially boosting my confidence in practice. This comprehensive course has become an invaluable part of my professional growth.

Olivia Foster

Yet another fantastic session was delivered by Ayad, in collaboration with Aesthetic Intelligence and Merz. The content was exceptionally informative and well-structured, offering valuable take-home learning points. These insights can be readily integrated into practice, enhancing professional skills. Immense gratitude to Merz for facilitating such an enriching and educational experience.

Samuel Bennett

A truly good speaker, offering comprehensive coverage of anatomy and basics, coupled with an in-depth discussion of techniques and approaches to treatments. The presentation was well-structured, particularly in regards to assessment and planning of treatments, reflecting a thorough understanding and respect for the subject matter.

Charlotte Green

Dr. Harb's teaching was excellent, marked by his unique way of simplifying complex concepts and keeping the audience fully engaged. It was particularly impressive to see how effectively treatments could be administered with such a minimal amount of product. His approach is both practical and insightful.

Thomas Clarke

A lovely day enriched with very useful training on advanced techniques and assessment. The discussions were great, fostering a deep understanding of the subject. Additionally, the warm and healthy food provided added a delightful touch to the overall experience, making it both educational and enjoyable.

Emily Wilson

The session was both informative and concise, skillfully covering all the key elements essential for assessing and treating patients. The delivery was extremely engaging, making the complex subject matter easily accessible and understandable. It was an exemplary demonstration of effective teaching.

David Johnson

The lecture was a refreshing experience, combining practicality with clarity in a way that truly resonated with me. The straightforward delivery was exceptional, enabling me to grasp the concepts easily and apply them effectively in my practice. It offered just the right balance of theory and practical application.

Daniel Hughes

It was enlightening to learn about the range of products and their indications for use. Watching and learning from the amazing trainers was an invaluable experience. Their expertise and teaching methods were not only informative but also inspiring, offering practical insights that are directly applicable in practice.

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