How to Become a Beauty Therapist in Australia
To become a beauty therapist in Australia, it’s advised to complete a nationally recognised beauty therapy qualification, such as a Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy or a Diploma of Beauty Therapy.
With the ever-growing demand for beauty services, it’s essential to invest in quality education that prepares you for success.
Once you’ve completed your beauty therapy qualification, you’ll be eligible to also apply for membership with industry organisations, such as ABIC (Aesthetic & Beauty Industry Council)
What Skills You Need to Become a Beauty Therapist
To become a successful beauty therapist, you’ll need a combination of technical skills, industry knowledge, and personal qualities. Some essential skills and qualities include:
When you enrol on a hands-on certification you will gain confidence in skills like consultation, working in a salon environment, how to ethically use social media to promote your business and how to maintain your wellbeing while working in the industry and develop important skillset.
Types of Beauty Therapists
There are many different types of beauty therapists, each with their area of specialisation. Here are some common careers in beauty therapy:
How Much Does a Beauty Therapist Earn in Australia?
All our qualifications are accredited, so they are industry-recognised and up to date with current industry requirements.
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 unlock your potential. Book a tour and explore the top beauty courses available on the Sunshine Coast and take the first step towards a glamorous career in the beauty industry.