Beauty qualifications in PerthTo really make your mark in the beauty industry, you will need formal education. A Diploma of Beauty Therapy is one of the best ways to start your beauty career journey – but it’s not the only way. To become a Beautician based in a salon you can alternatively complete a Certificate III in Beauty Services. Studying this course will set you up with well-developed technical and customer service skills including client consultation on beauty products and services.
Beauty career options after graduationOk, so you’ve graduated with a Diploma of Beauty Therapy. Now what? Depending on which course you complete, you will gain an incredible amount of knowledge and hands-on skills and learn all about how the beauty business works from industry experts. Then it’s up to you turn your passions into a flourishing beauty career. For example, some of our recent graduates have gone on to careers as:
Salon owner/managerAs a salon owner, you call the shots. Many budding beauticians dream of owning their own business and the reality is certainly in reach with a Diploma of Beauty Therapy.
Spa therapist in a luxury day spa or hotelProvide pampering services in premium settings, for clients who appreciate what you do. Spa therapists are responsible for massage treatments, manicures and pedicures, rejuvenating treatments and more.
Cruise ship spa therapistsTravel around the world providing spa therapy treatments to cruise ship travellers. One of the best beauty careers for people interested in travelling while working in a career they love.
Health spa managers, in Australia and overseasFrom Perth, to Bali, Bondi and beyond, people travel from far and wide to visit renowned health spas.
Beauty educator (with some further training)Great communication and a wealth of knowledge are essential if you want to become a beauty educator. Imagine being able to pass on your passion to the next wave of graduates.
Beauty blogger/vlogger/writerStrike out on your own with a blog or YouTube channel, or write for well-known publications. If you’re passionate about beauty and a self-starting creative, you could make a career writing or making beauty videos.
Retail Manager or BuyerMore interested in the business side of beauty? Working in the retail industry, you help people find the products that will change their lives. You could even travel the world as a buyer.
Freelance beauty therapistFreelance beauty therapists have the ultimate work/life balance and often specialise in a field they love, like wedding makeup or at-home spray tanning.
Where to startIf you’re thinking about studying beauty therapy in Perth, look for a college with a high quality hands-on teaching environment like ACBT. Not only does our college provide direct access to experienced teachers, students also get plenty of practice with real clients in our state-of-the-art on campus salon. Explore our range of courses to find out how you could be embarking on a fulfilling beauty career journey within a year.
ACBT Beauty Short Courses in Perth
Microdermabrasion Course (unit code: SHBBSK005 Provide micro-dermabrasion treatments)Pre-requisite qualifications: Maintain infection control standards AND Certificate IV in Beauty OR Diploma of Beauty Therapy Our 3-day microdermabrasion course gives you the practical skills and knowledge to expand your client list by offering one of the most sought-after salon services. Learn how to provide safe and effective microdermabrasion for different skin types, as well as all the theory surrounding the treatment. After 3 packed days with our highly experienced trainers you will receive a statement of attainment for SHBBSK005 Provide microdermabrasion treatments to add to your portfolio. You’re ready to get in the salon and start practicing!
Lash Extension CoursePre-requisite qualifications: SHBBFAS001 Provide lash and brow services (or equivalent). Luscious lashes never go out of style. Our Perth beauty short course runs over 4 busy days and teaches everything you need to know to create professional, beautiful lash extensions. From initial consultation, to product and equipment knowledge, correct in-fill and safe removal procedures, and all the theory to confidently advise your clients, this lash extension course is an ideal way to extend your beauty services. Along with a certificate of attainment for SHBBMUP001 Apply eyelash extensions, you will go home with your very own lash kit.
LVL Lash Lift TrainingPre-requisite qualifications: Minimum of Certificate III in a beauty qualification ACBT have partnered with Nouveau Lashes & Beauty to teach you how to create the appearance of length and volume with nothing but your clients' natural lashes. Lash lift training is the ideal beauty short course for Perth professionals looking to add a highly profitable, in-demand treatment to salon clients. In just 1 day you will learn everything from eyelash anatomy and pre-procedure preparation, to product information and health considerations. Plus, you will leave the course with:
- Lycon Precision Tool Kit
- Advanced Brow Sculpting Certificate (issued by ACBT)
- Nouveau LVL Certificate
- Nouveau LVL Kit
Electrolysis CoursePre-requisite qualifications: A Certificate IV in a beauty qualification OR Diploma of Beauty Therapy AND 'Maintain infection control standards' unit (can be added to the course). Our electrolysis short course was designed specifically for Beauty Therapists wanting to add this innovative hair removal skill to their toolkit. Under the guidance of our expert Electrolysis Lecturer, you will learn how to safely perform electrolysis to meet the client’s priorities. After 6 days in a hands-on classroom setting you will gain a statement of attainment for unit code SHBBHRS004 and be ready to offer electrolysis to clients.
Spray Tan CoursePre-requisite qualifications: Must come from a beauty background or hold a minimum Certificate II in the beauty industry Want the flexibility of working from home in a career that introduces you to great clients? For those with a background in the industry, our Perth beauty short course gives you all the skills and expertise to achieve safe, beautiful spray tans in your own home or salon. The 3-day spray tan course takes you through tanning in detail, from initial consultation to industry leading methods and post-treatment care. Plus, you will gain a statement of attainment for unit code SHBBOS001 Apply cosmetic tanning products.
Teen Skincare WorkshopNo pre-requisite qualifications (suitable for teens and parents of teens) Want to learn professional skincare techniques from experienced industry professionals? Our 1-day beauty short course in Perth is the perfect way for teenagers to understand their skin better and maintain healthy glowing skin all year round. You will also get hands-on experience with the products and techniques you need to know for beautiful skin. All of this and way more in a fun, immersive day on campus at ACBT. Keep an eye on our website for upcoming course dates. Be quick, our Perth beauty short courses book out fast!
The team at ACBT extends a warm welcome to all of our new students commencing this July and congratulate you all on taking the first steps towards a rewarding and exciting career in Beauty. Remember to sign up for your CIDESCO membership to gain 12 months insurance. This insurance enables you to start performing your newly learnt skills with appropriate insurance cover straight away. You will also receive the quarterly CIDESCO industry magazine, membership badge and certificate.