About Us

We have been extensively involved in the rapidly advancing field of laser and IPL technology for many years and have seen the requirement for a course on how to use these products safely, for the safety of the customers who require laser and IPL treatment, for the regulatory requirements and to obtain suitable professional indemnity insurance cover.

Our courses have been developed to meet these growing requirements by our industry leading team.

“We want everyone who chooses our courses to know that the knowledge they are obtaining is at the forefront of best-practice in IPL and Laser treatments worldwide…”

Click on the profiles below to learn more about us.

Course Director

Godfrey Town

Godfrey Town is a registered clinical technologist and scientist specialising in the comparative measurement of intense pulsed light (IPL) and laser devices. He is a regular invited speaker at international aesthetic laser meetings and has published numerous scientific and clinical papers in international peer-reviewed journals on the use of laser and IPL devices.

Godfrey was awarded his Ph.D. for original research in light-based skin therapy as an Innovation Scholar at The Global Academy, University of Wales Trinity Saint David, Swansea, UK and currently holds the position of Senior Research Fellow PhD, Department of Dermatology, Aalborg University Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark.

He holds a current Certificate of Competence in the fields of Medical and Research issued by the Board of RPA2000 an Assessing Body recognised by the UK Health & Safety Executive (Certificate No: L00159 Medical, Research and Teaching), holds an Expert Witness Certificate from Cardiff University Law School and provides consultancy services to several laser and IPL manufacturers.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:

Fellow of American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS)
Member of European Society for Laser Dermatology (ESLD)
Member of British Medical Laser Association (BMLA)
Entered in UK IPEM Register of Clinical Technologists
Member, International Academy for Laser Medicine & Surgery (IALMS)
RPA2000 Specialist Certificate holder in Non-ionising Radiation Protection (medical and research)
Committee Member, Optical radiation safety and laser equipment BSI EPL/076, IEC TC/76 WG4, TC61 WG30 and ANSI SSC-3.
Innovation Scholar, University of Wales Trinity Saint David, Faculty of Applied Design & Engineering, Swansea, UK

Course Assessor

Anita Clarkson

Anita Clarkson is a qualified care practitioner, opening five successful salons before realising her love of the industry was through training. After attending a North London College to extend her qualifications, she began specialising in laser and IPL technology and has been working in this field for over 30 years. Anita provides regular on-site training programmes in UK for many of leading laser and IPL systems and has prepared and delivered training programmes and services to major clinic chains. She has produced and supplied protocols for the insurance industry safeguarding the highest standards and works as OLT’s Senior Assessor.

Committed to ensuring best practice, her comprehensive laser and IPL training programmes comprise in-depth consultation protocols which include specific skin typing as well as extensive hands-on application. Anita’s training programmes come complete with full clinical on-going support which has proved to be a valuable asset to all those who have requested continuous aftercare.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:

Member of The Royal Society of Medicine
Member, British Medical Laser Association

Administration Manager

Beverley Town

Beverley Town is Online Laser Training’s expert in handling all matters related to registration documentation and processes. She has managed laser clinic registration documentation since 2001 up to documentation for Special Treatments licensing for laser and IPL users under the London Local Authorities Act 1991.
Beverley is an expert in practice management and has had extensive hands-on experience in running a successful laser clinic as an administration manager for five years. She remains active in this field providing weekly part-time administration at a leading private dermatology surgery clinic. She will ensure your registration and certification documentation process is as smooth as it can be and will answer your email queries until your training portfolio is completed.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:

Member, British Medical Laser Association

Course Co-author

Patricia Owens

Patricia Owens BSN, RN, MHA, CMLSO, CNOR is the co-author of the Online Laser Training courses.

She is an active member on the ANSI Z136.3 committee where she has been the acting secretary for the past three years. She is also a member of the International Electrotechnical Committee (IEC) TC76:WG-4. Her duties include working alongside other consultants to help develop international recommended safety standards for laser and IPL devices.

As owner of AestheticMed Consulting International, LLC, she provides consultation services in aesthetic and medical safety programs. Patti is a national consultant for many laser companies and professional organizations. This includes appointment as the principal medical and aesthetic instructor for Rockwell Laser Industries.