Skin Science – Online course
A comprehensive online course that covers topics that relate to the anatomy and physiology of the skin, the diagnostic information relating to skin types, and the appearance of some common skin concerns and causes.
Upon completion of the course you will have a good understanding of what your skin needs, and you will be able to make informed choices when it comes to skincare.
The course is held entirely online through a series of video lectures, which means that you can learn at your own pace. You will be sent login details for our online learning management system by email upon purchase of the course. Course completion usually takes around 6-10 hours, including video lectures, looking through the study guides, online quizzes and further reading. A certificate of attainment will be issued to you when you successfully complete the course, including all required components.
Topics covered are:
Introduction to the Skin Science series
Introduction to the Skin Science Series
Functions of the Skin
Sensation and Heat Regulation
Elimination and Secretion
Functions of the Skin Quiz
Questions about functions of the skin?
Functions of the Skin PDF File
Structure of the skin
The Acid Mantle
Skin Glands and the Hypodermis
Structures of the Skin Quiz
Questions about the structure of the skin?
Structures of the Skin PDF File
Skin Types and Conditions
Skin Types Quiz
Skin Conditions Quiz
Questions about skin types and conditions?
Skin Types and Conditions Learner Information
Common Skin Conditions and Causes
Psoriasis, Eczema, Dermatitis and Rosacea
Psoriasis, Eczema and Dermatitis Quiz
Pigmentation and Discolouration
Pigmentation and Discolouration Quiz
Questions about common skin conditions and causes?
Skin Care Fundamentals
The Importance of Cleansing
The Importance of Exfoliation
How Much Sun is Safe?
The Importance of Hydration
Skincare by Day Vs Skincare by Night
Questions about skincare fundamentals?
Lifestyle Influences on Skin Health
Introduction to the Lifestyles Series
Nutrition – skin care from the inside
Pollution and your Skin
Smoking and Drinking
Stress and Exercise
Topics are subject to change, as the course is regularly updated. Completion time is around eight hours.