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NIMA: Why Go to One of the Top Laser Technician Schools

Posted by Nima | May 31, 2022

When it comes to a laser technician school, Nima is the best option. We provide courses that will give you practical experience.

The Comprehensive Laser Course is for cosmetic laser technicians or managers who have a license as an aesthete, nurse, or mid-level practitioner. This course covers all of the features and benefits of cosmetic lasers and light-based technologies in great detail. Hands-on learning accounts for approximately 50% of the curriculum, which is only done using state-of-the-art cosmetic laser equipment.

All of NIMAs curriculums are based off of over a decade of experience owning and operating successful cosmetic laser centers. Our real world experience means that your cosmetic laser training curriculums are always state of the art.

If you want to learn more about laser hair removal, we suggest reading, ‘Laser Hair Removal 101,’ for more details.

What You’ll Learn At Our Laser Technician School

Our laser equipment is also cutting-edge, with only the highest and safest technology. We provide an extensive cosmetic laser training course that is jam-packed with hands-on instruction, so you’ll be prepared to join the cosmetic laser business once you’ve completed our course at the laser technician school. 

To operate cosmetic lasers in your state, NIMA advises that you contact your local state regulatory agency to find out what training and licensing is necessary.

Students must have, or be working towards, an appropriate license to operate cosmetic lasers in their state. Practical experience to include laser hair removal, IPL photo facials, Clear and Brilliant, skin tightening and acne treatments with radio frequency and fractionated laser for non-ablative skin rejuvenation, CoolSculpting with cryotherapy fat lipolysis, cellulite therapy, vascular therapy, benign pigmented lesions, and laser tattoo removal. 


  • Anatomy of skin and hair
  • Fitzpatrick skin typing
  • The electromagnetic spectrum
  • Evolution of lasers and light therapy
  • Laser physics
  • Tissue interactions
  • Broad-based light vs. LASER light
  • LASER and light parameters
  • LASER and light applications
  • Non light based cosmetic technologies
  • Q-switched, Nano and Pico tattoo
  • Fractionated & Non-fractionated
  • Client consultations
  • Pre/post procedures
  • Indications and contraindications
  • Ablative vs. non-ablative rejuvenation
  • Laser Safety


  • Benign pigmented lesion treatment includes the following procedures: IPL photo facials Non-ablative skin rejuvenation Skin tightening Cryotherapy Fat Lipolysis (CoolSculpting)Cellulite therapy Tattoo removal Vascular therapy Benign pigmented lesion treatment includes the following procedures:

Learning Objectives at Nima are the following:

  • Assess skin types and determine proper laser indications and contraindications
  • Evaluate laser, light and non-light based technologies and determine applications based on client indication.
  • Perform safe and effective laser, light based and non-light based procedures included in the practical component of this course.
  • Conduct a thorough client consultation for all practical procedures included in this course.


Day 1

  • Theory
  • Lunch Q & A
  • IPL Demos

Day 2

  • Theory
  • Lunch Q & A
  • Guest Speaker
  • Skin Tightening Demo

Day 3

  • Sublative Skin Rejuvenation Demo
  • Theory
  • Guest Speakers
  • CoolSculpting Demo
  • Lunch Q & A
  • Body Contouring/Cellulite Reduction Demo
  • Tattoo Removal Demo
  • Review

Day 4

  • Theory
  • Pigmented Lesions Demo
  • Lunch Q & A
  • Laser Hair Removal Demo
  • Skin Tightening Demo
  • Review For Final
  • Final Test

Day 5

  • Student Treatments
  • Lunch Q & A
  • Student Treatments

Day 6

  • Model Treatments
  • Lunch Q & A
  • Model Treatments
  • Certificates

Meet your future instructors at your laser technician school:


In Nevada, Dr. Murphy specializes in cosmetic injections, face and body contouring, advanced facial treatments, PRP therapies, and laser treatments as a Board Certified Nurse Practitioner. She has more than 10 years of experience in nephrology nursing, and before establishing her own clinic she worked as a Nephrology Nurse in hospital and clinic settings for almost 10 years. She received her Master’s degree in 2017. She went on to study Advanced Aesthetics where she discovered her life’s work. She is an expert in cosmetic injections and operations. In September 2021, she became a member of the NIMA crew.


Since 2002, Susanna has worked as a licensed and practicing electrologist, esthetician, laser technician, medical laser safety officer, and certified phlebotomy technician. She was born in Melbourne and has spent the past 15 years there. Before moving to Las Vegas, she was the founder of a full-service boutique medical spa that pampered its well-established clients for 15 years and was named the region’s “Most Upscale Pampering Spot” by Boston Magazine. Susanna has also worked as a clinical trainer and on the Cynosure International Laser R&D team.

Amy Thorne is a Medical Laser Safety Officer and an expert instructor in cosmetic surgery and laser therapy. She’s been a member of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, Associated Skin Care Professionals, The Cellular Medicine Association, and The American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery for a next decade. Suanna applies a scientific method with a holistic and rhythmic approach; she is an Ayurvedic Reiki Master from the Kripalu School of Ayurveda, Dr. Hauschka holistic care certified, and has appeared on WCVB TV in Boston as well as in the Boston Globe. Check out our comprehensive laser course info here to get started today!