Beauty Therapist

Provides skin analyses, facial therapies, skin-care treatments and body treatments such as massage to clients.
Training time 11 months - 4 years
Avg. weekly wage - No data available -
Employment prospects Strong
Employment size 9,100

What does a Beauty Therapist do?

  • discussing client needs, analysing skin characteristics and advising on suitable skin care, treatments and application of make-up
  • applying general cosmetic and corrective make-up
  • performing manicures and pedicures including decorative nail art, application of artificial nails, nail repair, and other specialised hand and foot treatments
  • performing facial and body treatments such as massages
  • treating unwanted hair through waxing, bleaching, tinting, depilation and electrolysis
  • evaluating beauty therapy processes and products
  • receiving bookings, arranging appointments and maintaining client records

Specialisations

  • Electrologist (Hair Remover)
  • Manicurist
  • Nail Technician

Related courses

Government-subsidised training is marked with this symbol
Certificate III in Beauty Services
TAFE
Certificate III in Nail Technology
TAFE
Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy
TAFE
Diploma of Beauty Therapy
TAFE
Certificate II in Nail Technology
Vocational Graduate Certificate in Intense Pulsed Light and Laser Hair Reduction