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The beauty industry offers many different job opportunities and roles.
You will need to consider which course will best suit your desired career pathway.



Beauty Therapists have a high level of customer service skills and provide a range of services such as facials, massages, manicures & pedicures, waxing, make-up, lash and brow treatments any much, much more.

Beauty Therapists also provide advice on skin care products based on the client’s skin profile. A Beauty Therapist will work in a beauty salon environment, establish their own salon/business or work as a Beauty Therapist on a cruise ship or in a resort.

If this career pathway appeals to you, you will need to study our SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy.


A Make-up Artist applies make-up to clients for special occasions, weddings, photographic work and remedial purposes. They are also a vital part of the entertainment world applying make-up to create special effects such as skin injuries or creating a specific character.

A make-up artist will usually work in the field of entertainment or as a freelance make-up artist. If this career pathway appeals to you, you will need to study the CUA51015 Diploma of Screen And Media.



Cosmetic consultants (also called retail cosmetic assistants) interact with customers to demonstrate and sell skin care products as well as performing routine salon or store tasks. Cosmetic consultants usually work in a department store environment. If this career pathway appeals to you, you will need to study SHB20116 Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics.


A spa therapist provides spa treatments and techniques; massage, body scrubs, body wraps and therapeutic baths. The treatments promote a sense of well being to the body, improving skin texture and appearance and other benefits for their clients.

Our CIDESCO Post Graduate Spa Diploma prepares students to be able to efficiently and effectively work in work in destination spas and resorts, hotels and day spas around the world. The course is designed to give candidates the most comprehensive Spa Training.

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A Dermal Therapist provides advanced dermal therapies such as microdermabrasion, laser, intense pulsed light, chemical peels, skin needling and assists medical personnel with cosmetic procedures. Dermal Therapists usually work within a cosmetic medical practice or an advanced skin clinic. If this career pathway appeals to you, you will need to study the 52707WA Graduate Diploma in Dermal Therapies on completion of our SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy.

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