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Our unique dual qualification gives ACBT students the best of both worlds: the most comprehensive skills of any beauty therapy course in Perth, matched with makeup skills to enhance your career prospects and earning potential.


The dual qualification combines two of our most popular courses, SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy and CUA51015 Diploma of Screen and Media (Makeup).


And the result? Graduates ready to make the most of the booming Australian beauty industry.

The benefits of a dual qualification


With a dual qualification from ACBT, you are future proofing your career and boosting your earning potential by holding skills in spa and beauty therapy whilst also being able to work as a freelance makeup artist.


SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy


The Diploma of Beauty Therapy course is the highest qualification available in beauty therapy. When studying this course as part of the Dual Qualification, you’ll also learn spa therapies in one of Perth’s top luxury day spas Academy Face and Body Cottesloe. Learning from experienced lecturers in a real spa setting, you will become an expert in a range of beauty services including:


  • Facials
  • Body treatments
  • Spa therapies
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Waxing
  • Brow shaping
  • Eyelash tinting


But you won’t only study beauty. You will also learn essential salon and spa business skills like social media and product sales, to transform your passion into a booming business.


CUA51015 Diploma of Screen and Media (Makeup)


Gaining a Diploma of Screen and Media (Makeup) gives you the highest nationally recognised qualification in makeup. You’ll learn from industry-renowned makeup artists how to create beautiful looks for bridal, runway, character and photographic makeup trends.

Combining these skills with beauty sets the stage for your career as a beauty, spa and makeup specialist!


Where a beauty career can take you


With proven practical and business skills, you could be packing your makeup bag to jet set around the world or quickly progress in your beauty career in Perth. When you graduate from a beauty therapy course in Perth there are so many career possibilities:


  • Beauty and Spa Therapist
  • International Spa Therapist (onboard cruise ships and within destination spa retreats)
  • Salon/Spa Owner or Manager
  • Freelance Makeup Artist
  • Beauty and Makeup Influencer (Vlogger/Blogger)
  • Beauty, Spa or Makeup Trainer/Educator
  • Beauty, Spa or Makeup Company Representative


Whatever direction you choose for your beauty career, when studying with ACBT, you will have the confidence to overcome any challenge and embark on a truly rewarding career journey.


How to get started


Your first step to start your beauty career is to study the Dual Qualification at Perth’s best beauty school.


Most beauty therapy courses in Perth will give you some essential skills to get started, but ACBT is the only college in WA offering a Dual Qualification inclusive of beauty, spa and makeup skills.


Our graduates are in demand all around Australia, and with the ACBT recruitment program, we’ll help you find a supportive environment where you can put your new skills to the test.


Two qualifications, endless possibilities, but only one beauty school that can help you reach your potential.

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