Insights from Sunshine Coast’s Beauty Industry Experts.
To achieve success as a beauty therapist, you must possess a blend of technical expertise, industry insights, and personal attributes. Here’s what we learned from our experts and how it can shape the future of beauty education:
Observation by Sarah Lockhart from Endota Spa
Be Dynamic, Learn Always: The beauty industry is dynamic, with new trends constantly emerging. From facial sculpting to the integration of technology in treatments, professionals must stay updated. As clients become more knowledgeable, it’s in understanding various skin types and advanced treatments.
Insight by Sarah Laney from Glow by Sarah
The Importance of In-Depth Knowledge: Industry leaders emphasize the need for thorough knowledge, especially in skin care. With clients increasingly informed, beauty professionals must be well-versed in various skin types, conditions, and the latest treatment options. Beauty schools should focus on in-depth dermatological education, ensuring graduates are not just practitioners but also knowledgeable consultants in skin health.
Highlighted by Tara Travers from Aqua At Sofitel Noosa
Hands-On Experience is Key: Feedback consistently points to the significance of practical experience. Graduates entering the workforce should be adept not only in theory but also in handling real-world scenarios. Incorporating extensive hands-on training and internships within the curriculum can bridge the gap between theoretical knowledge and practical application, making graduates more confident and industry ready.
Beyond technical proficiency, the industry values soft skills like communication, professionalism, and customer service. These skills are crucial in building client relationships and ensuring a positive salon experience.
Creating Industry-Ready Graduates
Our vision for 2024 is clear: to cultivate highly knowledgeable and versatile beauty professionals who are well-prepared to excel in the dynamic world of beauty and aesthetics.
The goal is to produce graduates who are ready to step into the beauty industry confidently. This means not just teaching techniques but also instilling a sense of professionalism and readiness to tackle the challenges of a fast-paced environment. Continuous feedback from industry partners can help schools fine-tune their programs to meet these needs.
Our Certifications & Diploma
The Certificate III in Make-up is designed for people wishing to become professional make-up artists. Successful graduates will learn how to design and apply make-up for a range of purposes and occasions across the beauty, fashion, wedding, media and entertainment industries.
Working leading brands, you’ll build upon your foundation skills and develop a portfolio of day, business, evening and bridal looks. As your study progresses, you’ll advance your skills into specialist applications such as airbrushing, photographic makeup and cosmetic camouflage.
Through all of this, you’ll be mentored by industry professionals – Having worked with Network 10, Network Seven, Rhonda Burchmore, Marina Prior, Simon Burke, Priscilla Presley and Bachelorette star Angie Kent, Venus is a pioneer of the Australian make-up industry and is excited to pass her knowledge on to the next generation.
The Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy is designed for those who want to turn their passion for beauty and skincare into a rewarding career.
During your course, you will learn to work independently and as part of a salon team in our fully functional clinic, where you will build on your theoretical knowledge by providing real-world salon services to paying customers.
This course is designed to have you skilled-up, confident, and ready to work in the rapidly growing beauty industry!
The Diploma of Beauty Therapy is a 12-month course that offers advanced study in all aspects of beauty therapy.
The course includes industry-current beauty treatments for the face and body, make-up, consultation and product recommendations.
The Diploma is designed for students who want to become a beauty therapist or who want to manage their own beauty business.
Our Short Courses
We offer not a short-cut course to a professional qualification, but a thorough nationally recognised qualification within the Beauty Training Package and an industry skill that is currently in high demand.
Accredited unit delivered: SHBBMUP008 Apply eyelash extensions
This 2-week step-by-step hands-on short course for lash extensions demonstrates the precision involved in achieving stunning, natural-looking results. Each step contributes to the artistry of lash extensions, delivering a personalised and comfortable lash experience that enhances your client’s eyes’ beauty.
By following the aftercare instructions provided by your instructor lash technician, you will ensure your clients will enjoy the full potential of their lash extensions for an extended period.
The short course covers the application of Classic lash extensions and you will be required to bring in models to complete your observations of 2 full sets, 2 infill’s and 2 removals.
it is suitable for both beginners and those with beauty experience.
Accredited unit delivered: SHBBFAS004 Provide lash and brow services
This four-day accredited short course covers all you need to provide treatments to enhance the appearance of the eyes:
- Eyebrow shaping
- Lash and brow tinting
- Eyelash lifting
You will have 2 days of face-to-face learning and the opportunity to attend clinic days in order to complete your 8 observations delivering a combination of at least 3 treatments to each client. The theory will be completed online with a 2-hour Zoom meeting to assist you with your learning.
Accredited unit delivered: SHBBBOS007 Apply cosmetic tanning products.
Learn the art of sunless tanning safely and hygienically within an accredited course. Learn how to prepare your client, choose your products wisely, and deliver your treatment accurately. You will need 3 models, everything else is supplied to teach you industry tricks for the best spray tan available. This is an accredited course; no previous experience is required.
You will complete 2 days of face-to-face practical training and 1 day of online learning at home supported by a 2-hour Zoom training.
By enrolling in one of our top beauty courses, you’ll gain hands-on experience and ignite the confidence to pursue a fulfilling career.
Don’t wait any longer to start your career in the beauty industry. Book a tour and explore the top beauty courses available on the Sunshine Coast.