Short courses


UCL Foundation in Botulinum Toxin (‘Botox’) and Filler Course

  • 8 hours
  • 1 day


This couse is an evidence based education resource delivered by world leading experts and plastic surgeons. It will provide a comprehensive introduction to to consultation skills and the assessment and administration of injectables. You will also gain knowledge on how to recognise, manage and refer complications.

Who this course is for

This course is targeted at healthcare professionals who are looking to learn more about the foundations of Botulinum toxin and dermal fillers. 

Course content

The course will cover the following topics:

  1. An introduction to aesthetic medicine
  2. Botulinum Toxin
  3. Fillers
  4. Key anatomical considerations
  5. Rules and regulations
  6. The consultation 
  7. Treatment planning
  8. Recognising and managing complications

Teaching and structure

The agenda for the day is structured as follows:

  • 09:00 – Registration
  • 09:30 – Introduction to aesthetic practice - Consultation and aesthetic assessment
  • 10:00 – Botulinum Toxin – basic principles and administration
  • 10:45 – Break 
  • 11:00 – Mannequin Administration of Botulinum Toxin with assessment 
  • 12:30 – Lunch 
  • 13:30 – Dermal Filler – basic principles and administration
  • 14:15 – Break 
  • 14:30 – Mannequin Administration of Dermal Filler with assessment
  • 16:00 – Complication management – overview and introduction
  • 16:30 – Closing remarks and questions

Certificates and assessment

The course will be assessed by course instructors through a series of practical assessments delivered on the day of the course. 

Upon completion of the course, learners will be issued with a certificate of acheivement.

Entry requirements

Applicants must have a degree in Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing or another relevant healthcare profession.


The standard course fee is £1,499 per learner.

Course team

Prof. Ash Mosahebi

Prof. Ash Mosahebi

Professor Mosahebi is a Consultant Plastic surgeon at the Royal Free Hospital. He graduated from Guy’s & St Thomas medical school, University of London. His plastic surgery training was undertaken in some of the most esteemed hospitals in both London and New York City.

Professor Mosahebi is the Head of the one the largest plastic surgery teaching units at Royal Free Hospital. He is also the Deputy Editor of the prestigious Plastic Surgery Journal (JPRAS).

He is a Council member for the Royal Society of Medicine and British Association of Aesthetic Plastic surgeons, as well as being a member of the research committee for the British association of Plastic surgeons.

Course information last modified: 15 Jun 2023, 15:48