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Expert Aesthetics Training Courses for Pharmacists

Pharmacists work tirelessly, often in high pressure environments and while many love their roles, plenty also want better job security, flexibility and better standards of pay and recognition for their efforts.

Our aesthetics training for pharmacists can give you all the
confidence and skills you need to step away and start your own aesthetics
businesses in an industry that is now worth over £2billion.

For a long time, pharmacists couldn’t practice in the field of non-surgical cosmetic procedures as insurance companies wouldn’t provide cover. However, HEE guidelines do now include pharmacists and we are delighted to offer our Botox and filler training courses to pharmacists from across the UK.

Dermal fillers aren’t classified as medical devices and do not require a prescription which means if you’re a pharmacist without the prescribing qualification then you can still source these products independently.

However, Botox is a prescription only medicine so, unless you are a licensed prescriber, you will need to source a qualified prescriber to assess and write the prescription for each patient.

This is something we cover and can help you with, along with the relevant insurances, as part of our comprehensive training courses.

An extensive aesthetics training programme that works for you!

Our comprehensive training provides you with the opportunity
to greatly enhance your own skills and capitalise on your existing experience.

You will learn how to perform treatments such as Botox,
dermal fillers, and similar aesthetic treatments for which the patient base has
grown almost exponentially in recent times.

The winning combination of your established knowledge with
newfound practical abilities can provide excellent opportunities for you in the

Our group classes are purposely kept small in size so every
participant has the opportunity to experience the essential hands-on practice
that we pride ourselves on, as well as making sure there’s enough time to ask
questions, share concerns and learn all you need to know about the products and
procedures involved in your new career.

In our class, you will be administering Botox and dermal
fillers on real-life models as opposed to plastic dummies that some other
course providers use. We believe that structured and safe guided practice on
real individuals is the best way to learn and set you up for success.

By keeping our class sizes small, we can guarantee that all
of our students will be able to perform all of the most popular and important
techniques while gaining experience on injecting into real faces with their own
individual features and quirks.


You can also choose to go solo with our bespoke one-to-one
training where we tailor the programme to meet your specific needs in order to
help you reach your personal goals.

Open the door to more clients with our advanced aesthetics training for pharmacists

Once you have completed the foundation course, you are more than welcome to return to the Dr Hennessy Academy to boost your knowledge and widen your skill set so you can offer even more procedure to your client base.

Lip fillers are one of the most popular treatments and we offer a comprehensive Lips and Local Anaesthesia course which is accessible once you have passed your foundation level.

If you’re a pharmacist already trained in some popular aesthetic treatments and you wish to learn more, then we also teach other advanced techniques at the Academy, such as:

  • Hyperhidrosis
  • Scar correction
  • Brow lifting
  • Jawline definition

You can choose between our Advanced Aesthetic Training Course or our Advanced Cannula Training Course.

Or, if you would like to gain a unique understanding of how aesthetic treatments are best incorporated into a clinic, we run special observation evenings that afford an insight into the way that Dr Hennessy BDS works.

Our goal is to provide high-quality courses that furnish pharmacists with the knowledge they need to transform their careers, without placing undue demands on their time or bank balance.

All of our courses (except the one-to-one training and observation evenings) are priced at just £795 plus VAT and are competed in one day.

Market-leading insurance approval

We understand that as soon as you qualify, you’ll want to start putting your newfound skills to good use. By choosing the Dr Hennessy Academy, you will be able to do just that.

Industry leaders Hamilton Fraser, Lonsdale, and Enhance Insurance have all approved our training courses so you will be able to start practising as soon as your qualification is complete, without any need to wait for separate practitioner’s cover to be approved.

Expert courses delivered by experts

Our trainers all, like yourself, have extensive medical backgrounds.

Mrs Alisha Stonier (RGN, NP) has 11 years’ experience as a nurse while Dr Stephen Hennessy himself practised as a dentist before choosing to specialise in aesthetics. He brings with him over 20 years’ experience and an unrivalled knowledge of the industry.

Dr Richard Bates also hails from the dental field, with experience working in oral and maxillofacial surgery.

As a result, our team are perfectly poised to guide you through this new phase of your career development.

Not only do they possess the crucial knowledge and insights you will need, but they have followed the same path themselves, and share their experiences with you to help guide you towards your own success.

Find out more today 

When you’re ready to start this exciting new chapter of your career, please do get in touch. The world of aesthetics is waiting for you, and we look forward to helping you to reach your goals.

Frequently Asked Questions by Pharmacists

Following the successful completion of our foundation Botox course, you will be qualified to administer Botox injections alongside performing your regular pharmacist duties.

With your medical knowledge and ability to deal with patients that you have already developed through your career as a pharmacist, we advise that you attend one of our more advanced follow up courses so that you can learn additional skills and techniques to then offer more services to your aesthetic clients.

Unfortunately, no. Unless you have completed a V300 prescribing qualification then you will not be able to source or prescribe Botox, only administer it.

Fortunately, as you are already working in the healthcare industry, you may have contacts in your network that are qualified prescribers. For example, doctors and dentists are qualified prescribers.

If you do not have any qualified prescribers in your network then we can put you in touch with a list of qualified prescribers that you can work with near you.

Yes! As a successful pharmacist, you will have expert knowledge in medicine as well as outstanding patient rapport which gives you a head start when it comes to a career in the aesthetics industry.

Our Botox and dermal filler training courses for pharmacists will give you all the knowledge, experience and confidence to work part time alongside your existing role and supplement your income or enable you to change direction and make aesthetics a full-time occupation.

Our aesthetics courses will enable to decide which path would be best and give you the ability to start treating patients as soon as you successfully complete your one-day course.

Yes, you can administer Botox in your own pharmacy. Even high-street pharmacies like Superdrug are now offering aesthetic treatments in their stores, so being able to compete with them will be a feather in the cap for your pharmacy.

Of course, you aren’t limited to just administering Botox in your pharmacy. After our training course, you will have all the required knowledge to get started setting up your own business. So, if your dream is to move out of pharmacy and into aesthetics full-time then our foundation course will be the best choice for you!

Recommended by Galderma

Our courses are recommended by aesthetic product manufacturers such as Galderma and endorsed by all major insurance companies in the field – Cosmetic Insure, Hamilton Fraser

Groups limited to 6

Practical groups are limited to 6 which gives a unique opportunity for excellent education and closely supervised hands-on practice. We also give a Starting in Aesthetics talk. We are proud that our courses provide the highest model to delegate ratio.

Unlimited support

We offer unlimited support to all delegates who attend our courses.

Models provided

We do provide models for all our courses but you can bring a model if you prefer. Please note that all Dr Hennessy’s courses DO NOT inject on plastic dummies as we believe that your practical on live individuals is invaluable.

Want to know more about Dr Hennessy Academy or any of our botox, advanced aesthetics or cosmetic courses?

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