Beauty therapists now have more choice than ever as to which area of the beauty industry they wish to work in, with choices ranging from day spas, beauty salons, cruise ships and resorts to setting up your own home salon, or advancing their career by undertaking further training and specialising in advanced aesthetic treatments, for example IPL, RF and Cavitation, or working with in cosmetic clinic.
The demand is high for well trained, knowledgeable and professional beauty therapists who have an awareness of current and emerging industry trends. Clients have higher expectations of the results that can be seen from treatments and employers are demanding a professional approach from their staff.
Potential employers will appraise your potential through the quality of your knowledge as well as your level of confidence in practical performance and confidence to promote products and services.
AST strives to give our students a strong start in the industry, with training that meets industry demands and standards. When you study beauty therapy at AST, you will come into contact with a number of trainers, with different special interests within the beauty industry, giving you a variety of information sources. They all, however, have common values; their passion for sharing their knowledge with you, their high industry standards and a desire for you to be the very best therapist possible. As well as these values, they still work in the beauty industry, so are very knowledgeable about what is salon are looking for in their staff.
If you want the opportunity to achieve your full potential in the beauty industry, AST will partner with you to make your goals a reality.
Some of the benefits when you choose to study a beauty therapy course with AST are:
- Qualified and experienced therapists available to support you as you progress through your course
- Trainers who still work in the industry that train in their particular area of interest
- Trainers who have wide ranges of industry experience and contacts
- You use quality international and local products, and have the opportunity to learn about others
- More one-on-one time with your trainers
- Training from an Registered Training Organisation that has been operating on the Gold Coast and Northern NSW for over 13 years
- Nationally-Recognised Training to get you the job you want
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The nationally recognised Diploma of Beauty Therapy course is a high level qualification designed for those people who wish to work as a beauty therapist operating their own business employing staff or working in the beauty industry as part of a team of therapists. This comprehensive course combines all the practical skills, theoretical knowledge and hands on experience required for graduates to operate as an outstanding professional beauty therapist. This course requires students to successfully complete 33 units of competence, comprising 22 core units and 11 elective units.
The nationally recognised Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy course is designed for those people who wish to work as a beauty therapist in the beauty industry as part of a team of therapists under supervision. This course combines the practical skills, theoretical knowledge and hands on experience in a key range of treatments required for graduates to operate as a beauty therapist. This course requires students to successfully complete 25 units of competence, comprising 17 core units and 8 elective units.
This nationally recognised course is designed for those people who wish to work in the beauty industry performing a select range of treatments, retailing products or merchandising. This course combines the practical skills, theoretical knowledge and hands on experience in a key range of treatments required for graduates to operate as a beauty therapist.
This nationally recognised course is designed for those people who wish start their career in the beauty industry by working in the makeup and skin care industry. This course combines the foundation practical skills, theoretical knowledge and hands on experience in a key range of subjects required for graduates to work under supervision.