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In Beauty and Health

For many of our students, getting the Certificate/Diploma is exciting and challenging yet rewarding process. Upon attaining the certification or diploma, some may face the cross-road of where do they go from here … Well! We have a list of career options for your consideration…

For those who are enterprising in character, there are careers as a …

  • Franchise – own business, clinic, salon or spa or home office (Australia or Overseas).
  • Mobile business – e.g. seated massage in offices, reflexology in aged care centres.

For those who prefer the drama of the industry…

  • Cosmetic House Representative or Trainer
  • Beautician – in conjunction with a hair salon
  • Nail Technician in a Beauty Salon or Nail Bar
  • Beauty Therapist in a Beauty Salon
  • Specialist Therapist – Eyebrow Salon, Skin Clinic
  • Retail/Departmental Store – products demonstration, retailing, advisory role for make-over artist.

There are also careers in management roles; as well as careers for those who aspire to mentor new therapists…

  • Manager
  • Lecturer/ Trainer in a College
  • In house trainer with larger organisation/clinic/salon overseeing trainees

In the doorways of Spas, there are also abundant careers awaiting…

  • Therapist/Practitioner in a Day Spa (Australia or Overseas).
  • Therapist/Practitioner in a Destination Spa (Australia or Overseas).
  • Therapist/Practitioner in a Spa Resort (Australia or Overseas).
  • Therapist/Practitioner in a Hotel Spa (Australia or Overseas).
  • Therapist/Practitioner on a Cruise Liner Beauty Salon or Spa.
  • Therapist/Practitioner at an International Spa.
Specific to the beauty industry

There’s also the exciting world of fashion and arts…

  • Make-up Artists – TV, Film, Photography, Bridal, Magazine, Fashion, etc.
  • Face/Body Painters
  • For those who prefer the drama of the industr… Cosmetic House Representative or Trainer.
  • Beautician – in conjunction with a hair salon.
  • Nail Technician in a Beauty Salon or Nail Bar.
  • Beauty Therapist in a Beauty Salon.
  • Specialist Therapist – Eyebrow Salon, Skin Clinic.
  • Retail/Departmental Store – products demonstration, retailing, advisory role for make-over artist.

Lastly, but not least in any regard, there is always the option to further our invaluable knowledge…

  • Further studies in natural or alternative therapies or related fields, e.g. aromatherapy, sports massage, holistic therapies, etc.
  • Further studies in cosmetic tattooing, body piercing, electrolysis, etc.
  • Further studies in Advanced Diploma of Cosmetic Dermal Science (Australasian Academy of Cosmetic Dermal Science)
Specific to the health and wellness industry

Massage Therapists are currently being employed in:

  • the health and fitness industry in clinics, sports clubs and gymnasiums.
  • the recreation and tourism industry in major hotels, health resorts and retreats
  • the medical and paramedical industry in medical centres, with osteopaths, chiropractors, physiotherapists and in rehabilitation centres
  • the sports industry, by sporting teams, clubs and individual athletes.

Reflexologists are currently being employed in:

  • the health and fitness industry in clinics, sports clubs and gymnasiums.
  • the recreation and tourism industry in major hotels, health resorts and retreats.
  • the medical and paramedical industry in medical centres, with osteopaths, chiropractors, physiotherapists and in rehabilitation centres.
  • the aged care industries.

Aromatherapists are currently being employed in:

  • the health and fitness industry in clinics, sports clubs and gymnasiums.
  • the recreation and tourism industry in major hotels, health resorts and retreats.
  • the medical and paramedical industry in medical centres.
  • the retail sector in alternative health stores.
  • the development sector, developing products for the health, wellness and beauty sectors.
  • the aged care industries.

A high proportion of Therapists are self-employed, operating their own clinics/businesses.