Several practitioners administer Botulinum Toxin without understanding the principles of neurotoxin medicine in Aesthetic Medicine. The Advanced Training in Botulinum Toxin is an International Certification Program for IIWAM Graduates, as well as Aesthetic Medical Doctors & Dentists who wish to further their knowledge and skills in Botulinum Toxin Procedures. During this training, Learners will be taught to modify the dilution and the injection technique based on the presenting feature to deliver better, safer and more effective results.

The Program is conducted ONSITE over 3-continuous days, and Learners will have access to the ONLINE LIBRARY for a period of 12-months, which they can use to study at their own comfort.

Learners will undergo the theory module and clinical training in Botulinum Toxin.

Learners who complete the Advanced Training in Botulinum Toxin will receive the Certificate of Training in Botulinum Toxin (Advanced) from IIWAM.

Upon completion, Learners will be knowledgeable, skilled and confident in performing almost all Botulinum Toxin indications.

The Registration fee is USD 360 or RM 1800 (paid upon registration), and the Program fee is USD 1350 or RM 5400 (paid before the due date). Please contact IIWAM for the rebate schemes and payment plans.


Advanced Training in Botulinum Toxin

Intake Date

Please refer to Program Calendar

Entry Level

IIWAM Graduates and Aesthetic Medical Doctors & Dentists


3-continuous days of onsite learning

Certificate I

Certificate of Training in Botulinum Toxin (Advanced) from IIWAM

Registration Fee

USD 360 (USD Three Hundred Sixty Only) for International candidates

Program Fee

USD 1350 (USD One Thousand Three Hundred and Fifty Only) for International candidates

Registration Fee

RM 1800 (RM One Thousand Eight Hundred Only) for Malaysian candidates

Program Fee

RM 5400 (RM Five Thousand Four Hundred Only) for Malaysian candidates

Payment Plans

Early Payment Scheme & Easy Payment Scheme for Malaysian candidates


The Program consists of a theory module and a clinical module.

Theory lectures will be conducted in the morning from 9.30 am to 1.00 pm and the clinical training will be conducted from 2.00 pm to 4.30 pm. The clinical training may extend beyond 4.30 pm depending on the number of cases that are being demonstrated or performed.

The theory module consists of:

  • Onsite theory lectures.
  • Online learning.
  • Viva assessment.

The clinical training consists of:

  • Clinical demonstration of Aesthetic procedures by IIWAM trainers.
  • Learners are then required to perform Botulinum Toxin procedures on volunteers, under supervision.

The Advanced Training in Botulinum Toxin Program is conducted over 3-continuous days. Theory lectures are conducted in the morning, followed by clinical demonstration and Aesthetic training in the afternoon. Learners will be taught (theory) on the principles and different aspects of Botulinum Toxin. Learners are then required to perform Botulinum Toxin procedures on volunteers, under supervision. Trainers will also emphasise on how to identify, avoid and treat Botulinum Toxin complications.


The assessment for the Advanced Training consists of:

  • Passing the viva assessment at the end of the training.
  • Performing Botulinum Toxin procedures, including advanced indication as per the training.

Learners will be entitled to their certificates only upon successfully completing their assessment.


Learners who complete the Advanced Training in Botulinum Toxin and pass the assessment will receive the Certificate of Training in Botulinum Toxin (Advanced) from IIWAM.


By the end of the Advanced Training in Botulinum Toxin Program, Learners shall:

  • Have advanced their knowledge in Botulinum Science significantly.
  • Be knowledgeable in Ultrasound Guided Botulinum Toxin injection.
  • Be skillful and confident in performing Advanced Botulinum Cosmetic Procedures.
  • Be prudent in avoiding Botulinum Toxin complications.
  • Be skillful in managing Botulinum Toxin complications, including reversing brow ptosis.
  • Be familiar with different Botulinum dilutions and formulations, including Botox, Dysport & Xeomin.

The fee for this Program (for International candidates) is as follows:

  • Registration fee is USD 360 (USD Three Hundred Sixty Only), paid upon registration.
  • Program fee is USD 1350 (USD One Thousand Three Hundred and Fifty Only), paid before the due date.

The fee for this Program (for Malaysian candidates) is as follows:

  • Registration fee is RM 1800 (RM One Thousand Eight Hundred Only), paid upon registration.
  • Program fee is RM 5400 (RM Five Thousand Four Hundred Only), paid before the due date.

Fee is inclusive of:

  • Theory lectures, clinical demonstration & clinical training.
  • Examination fee.
  • Certification fee.
  • Medical Indemnity Insurance (to protect the Learner when he / she assists the procedure at the Institute).
  • Use of clinical premises.
  • Access to IIWAM’s Online Aesthetic Medical Library for 12-months.

Fee is NOT inclusive of:

  • Travelling, accommodation and food.
  • Aesthetic pharmaceuticals.
  • Other reference textbooks.
  • Graduation ceremony and fees.
  • Other ancillary costing.

Please note that the fee is subject to change but is protected upon paying the Registration fee.


IIWAM offers several rebate plans. It includes:


IIWAM is a registered training provider with HRD Corp and SOCSO, and is eligible to award Education Subsidy Scheme (ESS) for certain Programs. However, please note that this Program is not an MQA accredited Program, and therefore Malaysian Learners will not be entitled to withdraw KWSP/EPF for this Program.

Please contact us for more details on the rebates and Education Subsidy Scheme (ESS).


Payment can be made via our website’s secured Online Payment Gateway, using a Credit Card or Online Bank Transfer.

Other payment method includes:

  • Telegraphic Transfer.
  • Western Union.
  • Cash (USD or RM).

Malaysian Candidates can pay in local currency.


The theory lectures on Advanced Training in Botulinum Toxin are very detailed. Trainers will cover important chapters, clinical papers and slides from each topic. Learners are strongly advised to review the slides and other online contents before and after each lecture series.

Theory topics include:

  • Advanced Botulinum Toxin Science.
  • Facial Anatomy for Botulinum Cosmetics.
  • Ultrasound in Facial Aesthetics.
  • Toxin Serology, Pharmacology & Botulism.
  • Botulinum Toxin in Pain Management.
  • Advanced Botulinum Toxin Indications.
  • Managing Botulinum Toxin Complications.
  • Clinical paper and case discussion, including updates in Botulinum Toxin.

The clinical training is equally intense and detailed. Trainers will first demonstrate the Botulinum Toxin procedures. Subsequently, Learners are required to perform the Botulinum Toxin procedures on volunteers under supervision. Learners are advised to review the online clinical training videos in Aesthetic Medicine before and after each lecture series.

The clinical training in Botulinum Toxin will cover the following procedures:

  • Ultrasound guided Botulinum Toxin procedures.
  • Botulinum Toxin for upper, mid and lower face facial lines & wrinkles.
  • Botulinum Toxin for brow reshaping, facial recontouring and hyperhidrosis.
  • Nefertiti and neck lift with Botulinum Toxin.
  • SMAS lift (Non-Surgical Facelift) with Botulinum Toxin.
  • Meso-BoNTA with Botulinum Toxin.
  • Pectoral lift with Botulinum Toxin.
  • Tricep & Calf reduction with Botulinum Toxin.
  • Reversing brow ptosis with Botulinum Toxin.
  • Demonstration of other additional indications and correction of complication.

IIWAM Online Aesthetic Medical Library, hosted by DAOS (US) contains over thousands of clinical slides, clinical papers, textbooks and journals, which are constantly updated. There are also several clinical training videos, cadaveric dissection and master anatomy videos.

The Online Aesthetic Medical Library gives Learners the freedom to study, anytime, anywhere at their own convenience. The Online Aesthetic Medical Library is accessible for 12-months. Learners will be given access to the Online Library once they complete the full payment.


IIWAM is a registered Continuous Professional Development (CPD) trainer with Malaysian Medical Association (MyCPD and CPD Online). Malaysian Medical Doctors are entitled for the Continuous Professional Development (CPD) points for certain Programs (MyCPD and CPD Online), while International Doctors can utilize the training transcript provided by the Institute to apply for CPD points in their countries. Here are examples of some of the CPD Programs, conducted by IIWAM (click the links below to view Program details):


The Letter of Credentialing and Privileging Examination, conducted by the Ministry of Health (Malaysia) applies for Malaysian Medical Doctors only.

Doctors who are planning to sit for the LCP Board Exam are advised to join the Professional Diploma in Aesthetic Medicine (LCP) Program since the Professional Diploma in Aesthetic Medicine (LCP) Program syllabus complies with the guidelines drafted by the Malaysian Ministry of Health (MOH or KKM) LCP sub-committee. Learners who join the Advanced Training can apply for LCP but only for that particular section. Alternatively, Learners can choose to join the Advanced Training in Lasers, Fillers, Botulinum Toxin and Chemical Peel individually, and then apply for the Letter of Credentialing and Privileging (LCP) Board Examination, conducted by the Ministry of Health (Malaysia), upon completing all the modules.


IIWAM training Programs are different from other Cosmetology or Aesthetic courses.

Cosmetology schools or courses are meant for beauticians, and the training includes eyebrow threading, eyebrow embroidery, manicure, pedicure, non-Laser hair removal or waxing. Some cosmetology courses also teach about micro needling, micro peeling, Chemical Peels and other non-invasive procedures.

The Professional Diploma in Aesthetic Medicine is designed to teach Doctors and Dentists the principles of Aesthetic Medicine and on how to prescribe and perform Aesthetic procedures in a safe and correct manner. It also covers ethical Aesthetic practices and on how to prevent & manage Aesthetic complications. The objective is to develop knowledgeable, skilled and confident Aesthetic Doctors

The Professional Certificate in Advance Aesthetic is for Nurses, Aestheticians and Spa Owners. This Program trains them on the principles of Aesthetic Medicine and how to consult and assist in Aesthetic procedures in a correct manner. It also teaches them on ethical Aesthetic practices and on how to identify & prevent Aesthetic complications.

The Advanced Trainings are stand-alone training for those who have completed the Professional Diploma in Aesthetic Medicine and slightly experienced practitioners. Beginners are advised to join the Professional Diploma programs.

All the Programs are NOT a cosmetology or a post-graduate course. Importantly, practitioners are trained to abide by their local health regulations pertaining to their eligibility to administer Aesthetic procedures in all IIWAM’s training Programs.


The Institute shall bear the cost of Botulinum toxin, Dermal Filler and Chemical Peel when the Trainer does the procedures for demonstration purposes. Learners are required to buy their own Botulinum Toxin, Dermal Filler and Chemical Peel to do their own procedures. The cost of supplies is slightly cheaper at the Institute. Click to view IIWAM PRODUCT brochure.

Brands of Botulinum toxin used in the training:

  • Botox® from Allergan.
  • Dysport® from IPSEN.
  • Xeomin® from Merz.

Brands of Dermal Filler used in the training:

  • Hyaluronic acid (Teosyal, Juvederm, Restylane, Belotero, Apriline, etc).
  • Agarose (Algeness).
  • Calcium Hydroxyapatite (Radiesse).
  • Polycaprolactone (Elansee).
  • Polylactic acid (Sculptura).

Brands of Chemical Peel used in the training:

  • Modified Jessner Peel (Mesoestetic).
  • Jessner Peel (Professional Solutions).
  • Alpha Hydroxy Acid (AHA).
  • Retinoic Acid Peel.

Brands of Skin Boosters used in the training:

  • Redensity I from Teosyal.
  • Profhilo from IBSA.
  • Restylane Vital and Restylane Vital Light from Galderma.

Brands of Threads used in the training:

  • PDO threads from N-Finders (Korea).
  • PDO and PCL threads from White Medience (Korea).
  • PDO, Hyaluronic Acid, PLA and PCL threads from APTOS.
  • PCL threads from Silhouette Soft.

Types of Stem Cells used in the training:

  • Exosomes.
  • Human Umbilical Cord Mesenchymal Stem Cell - Haemopoietic.
  • Human Umbilical Cord Mesenchymal Stem Cell - Cord Jelly.
  • Autologous Mesenchymal Stem Cell - Haemopoietic, Marrow & Adipose Tissue.

International Institute of Wellness & Aesthetic Medicine (IIWAM), previously known as Aesthetic Academy Asia, is a Medical Training Institute that provides evidence based Aesthetic courses, with DUAL INTERNATIONAL Certificates to Medical Doctors and Dentists.

The Academy also offers Advanced Aesthetic courses (Non-Medical) to Nurses, Pharmacists, Aestheticians and Spa Owners.

IIWAM aim is to develop knowledgeable, skilled & confident Aesthetic Medical practitioners who are ethical and of International reputation.

IIWAM is the first institute in the World to offer Aesthetic Medical training Program with Dual International Certificate from City & Guilds of London Institute and European International University (EIU

IIWAM’s affiliations and appointments include:

  • Assured by City & Guilds of London Institute.
  • Certified by European International University.
  • Registered training provider for Human Resource Development Corp (Malaysia).
  • Registered training provider for SOCSO (Malaysia).
  • Registered Continuous Professional Development (CPD) training provider for Malaysian Medical Association.

IIWAM core Programs include:

  • Professional Diploma in Aesthetic Medicine Programs for Doctors & Dentists.
  • Professional Certificate in Advanced Aesthetic for Nurses, Pharmacists, Aestheticians and Spa Owners.
  • Advanced Aesthetic Nursing Courses.
  • Advanced Aesthetic Courses for Aestheticians (Beauticians) and Spa Owners.

IIWAM also offers special Programs, such as:

  • Regenerative and Cellular Medicine Program.
  • Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and Stem Cell Training Program.
  • Advanced Dermal Filler Courses.
  • Lip, Nose and Chin Filler Courses.
  • Advanced Botulinum (Botox, Dysport & Xeomin) Courses.
  • Laser Skin Rejuvenation Programs.
  • Laser Tattoo Removal Programs.
  • Laser Hair Removal Programs.
  • Chemical Peel Programs.
  • Basic and Advanced Thread lift Courses.

The Course Director is Assoc Prof Dr Morthy. He started his career in Aesthetic Medicine in 1999 and started teaching since year 2007. He has also published several clinical papers on Lasers, Fillers and Botulinum Science in renowned journals. He is one of the first to be awarded Professorship in Aesthetic Medicine, in 2007 from UCSI University, followed by MAHSA University and European University.

His professional achievements include:

  • Founding President of Malaysian Society of Aesthetic Medicine (MSAM).
  • Awarded (Honorary) Diploma for Professional Achievements & Contribution for Intellectual Progress, Oxford.
  • Awarded (Honorary) Letter of Credentialing & Privileging (LCP), Malaysia.
  • Awarded as “Member in Good Standing” by International Association of Physicians in Aesthetic Medicine (IAPAM).
  • Appointed as Adjunct Professor for UCSI Masters in Aesthetic & Anti-Aging Medicine.
  • Appointed as Associate Member of the American Society of Laser Surgery.
  • Appointed as Trainer for Medical Aesthetic Certification (MAC) Program.
  • Appointed as Head of Academy of Aesthetic Medicine and Assoc Professor, MAHSA University.
  • Appointed as Chairman for Aesthetic Academy Asia.
  • Awarded the title of Professor by European University.
  • Appointed to the Editorial Board & Organizing Committee Member of World Dermatology & Aesthetic Congress.
  • Appointed to the Editorial Board of Acta Scientific.
  • Appointed to the Editorial Board of Clinical Dermatology Open Access Journal.
  • Honorary speaker for Korean Society of Aesthetic Medicine.
  • Honorary speaker for PERDESTI, Indonesia and SWAM ID, Indonesia.
  • Honorary speaker for World Aesthetic Dermatology Society, Peru.
  • Honorary speaker for Society of Anti-Aging & Regenerative Medicine (SAAARM), Malaysia.
  • Key Opinion Leader and Trainer for Dysport (Malaysia), Decoria (Sweden), N-Finders (Korea) and Algeness (USA).

IIWAM has several resident trainers and International trainers.

Most of the trainings are conducted by the resident trainers while International trainers are invited regularly for Continuous Professional Development (CPD) events. All Learners will be notified of Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Programs and are encouraged to join the event. Click to view our TRAINERS.


If you have decided to start a career in Aesthetics, with International recognitions, then:

  • Please click the ENQUIRY button to email us if there are any questions, or message us via MESSENGER or WHATSAPP.
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  • Registration fee must be made upon registering while the Program fee can be made later, but before the due date
  • Download the Letter of Offer and Schedule.
  • Lastly, join the Program and Have a Great Future in Aesthetics with IIWAM.