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Cosmetic Dermatology Technician

Aliases: Cosmetic Dermatologist

Industry/Sector(s): Beauty and Wellness


JOB DESCRIPTION 1

The tasks a Cosmetic Dermatology Technician is expected to perform include:

  • Providing skincare​ services and treatments using facial electrotherapy, electrical epilation, laser and light treatment​, etc.​
  • Preparing and maintaining the work area 
WORK ENVIRONMENT 1, 2
  • It is not a desk job
  • Need not handle a team
  • Local travelling is not a part of this job role
  • Part-time work and contractual jobs may be available
  • Work from home option not available​
Working hours
  • Organizations usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours every day. This may vary from organization to organization
  • Shift system may be available
  • Overtime may be required 
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This may vary from organization to organization

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 1
  • ​​Preferably, 8th
  • ​Certified training for Cosmetic Dermatology Technician​ (programme aligned to BWS/Q0501​ released by Beauty and Wellness Skill Council)
KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Ability to prepare and maintain the work area 
  • Proficient to perform various skincare treatments and services like facial electrotherapy, ​​epilation, ​laser and light treatment, ​​etc. 
  • Detailed knowledge of dermatology, physiology of ageing and ​chemistry of hair and beauty products
  • ​Knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathology for skin treatments
  • Knowledge of principles and practice of skin therapies
  • Knowledge of products used with EMS, lymphatic drainage equipment, ultrasonic machine, etc. 
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1
  • ​Ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent interpersonal skills ​
  • Communication skills
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 

Schools across India​

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 

For scholarship and schemes, use further links like:

  • https://scholarships.gov.in/
SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 

For further guidance, contact your nearest Common Service Centre or Contact NCS Call Centre (Toll Free Number: 1800-425-1514)

CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 3
Clinic/Salon Manager
          ↑
Beauty Advisor/Aesthetician
          ↑
Senior Cosmetic Dermatology Technician​ → Entrepreneur
          ↑
Cosmetic Dermatology Technician

The progression is indicative

EXPECTED EARNINGS 4
  • For candidates with experience –  Rs 28,000 to Rs 30,000 per month

These figures are indicative and subject to change

REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 1

​Generally, 2- 3 years of experience as a Beauty Therapist in a professional salon is required

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 4
  • ​Dermatology clinics​
  • Skin care clinics
  • Laser treatment clinics
  • Spas
  • Salons​
KEYWORDS 
  • ​Cosmetic Technician
  • ​Skin Specialist
  • Cosmetologist
  • Beautician
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
StandardCodeDescription
NCO 20155142.0125​Cosmetic Dermatology Technician
ISCO 20085141​Beauticians and Related Workers
NIC 200896020Hairdressing and other beauty treatment
QP ReferenceBWS/Q0501​Cosmetic Dermatology Technician​
NSQFLevel 4Not available
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