Advanced Diploma of Skin Therapy

SHB60221

Course Overview

Average Course Fee: $11667

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Average Course Duration: 1 Year

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Description

This qualification reflects the role of individuals employed as skin or beauty therapists who design and provide specialised skin treatments for clients with various skin treatment needs.

They are skilled individuals who synthesise specialised knowledge and experience to consult, design and manage sequential treatment programs. They possess highly developed communication skills and specialised technical skills. Practitioners operate within a defined scope of practice and use initiative and judgement to refuse or refer treatments as required.

This qualification provides a pathway to work in skin or beauty therapy clinics.

Possible job titles include:

  • beauty therapist
  • skin therapist.
  • The skills in this qualification must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State or Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.

    The use of laser and Intense Pulsed Light is subject to legislation, regulation and licensing in some Australian States and Territories.

    No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

    Student Outcomes

    Students who graduate from VET courses are surveyed approximately 6 months after they have completed their training. For more information on the statistics provided in this section, including the different levels (course, field of education, all fields of education) of data available please select the Learn more button below.

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    NOTE: This course is more recent than the latest Student Outcomes Survey.

    Satisfied with Training

    Percentage of graduates in the Food, Hospitality and Personal Services field who were satisfied with the training (Diploma and above).

    Improved Work Status

    Percentage of graduates in the Food, Hospitality and Personal Services field who started/expanded a business or who have a new job, more highly skilled work, a promotion or higher pay (Diploma and above).

    Salary

    The middle of the range of salaries earned by graduates in the Food, Hospitality and Personal Services field starting their first ever full-time job after graduating (Diploma and above).

    Jobs

    Graduates of the Food, Hospitality and Personal Services field (Diploma and above) are most often employed as:

    Community and Personal Service Workers

    70.5%

    Community and Personal Service Workers
    Sales Workers

    9.3%

    Sales Workers
    Clerical and Administrative Workers

    5.6%

    Clerical and Administrative Workers

    Industries

    Graduates of the Food, Hospitality and Personal Services field (Diploma and above) are most often employed in:

    Other Services

    67.1%

    Other Services
    Health Care and Social Assistance

    11.2%

    Health Care and Social Assistance
    Retail Trade

    9.5%

    Retail Trade

    All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.

    Financial Assistance

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    There are programs for all kinds of students; apprentices and trainees, new job starters, those re-entering the workforce, retraining for a new job or upgrading their skills for an existing job.

     

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    Subsidised Training

    State and territory governments dedicate funds to reduce or, in some cases, fully cover tuition fees for VET students who wish to study certain courses.
    Unfortunately, no subsidies are currently available for this course.

    VET Student Loans

    Certain courses are eligible for a VET Student Loan from the Australian Government to assist students with paying tuition fees. The initial debt amount (including the loan fee, if applicable) plus indexation must be paid back once the loan recipient starts earning over a certain amount. Compulsory repayment threshold information is available on the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) website.


    Career Information

    Career development is the ongoing process of managing your life, learning and work. It involves developing the skills and knowledge that enable you to plan and make informed decisions about your education, training and career choices.


    Hairdressing and Beauty Services Career Pathway

    Advanced Diploma of Skin Therapy is in the Food, Hospitality and Personal Services Field of Education. For more information about this kind of career, you can explore Hairdressing and Beauty Services .


    Stream

    Hairdressing

    Certificate II

    Advanced Diploma

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    Australian Apprenticeships


    Australian Apprenticeships (also known as apprenticeships and traineeships) combine work with training in a nationally recognised qualification. Australian Apprenticeships are available to anyone of working age and offer opportunities to learn new skills and be paid in over 500 different jobs.

    Unfortunately, this qualification is not currently available as an Australian Apprenticeship.


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