What will I learn?

Become a qualified beauty therapy and makeup artist. The course provides an opportunity to interact with and learn from very successful, highly qualified and experienced professionals. It also allows you to enter a fast growing profession.

  • Apply knowledge of nutrition to beauty therapy treatments
  • Apply knowledge of skin biology to beauty treatments
  • Apply knowledge of skin science to beauty therapy treatments
  • Demonstrate retail skin care products
  • Design and apply make-up for photography
  • Design and apply make-up
  • Design and apply remedial camouflage
  • Develop a treatment plan for beauty therapy treatments
  • Investigate new products and services
  • Conduct financial transactions
  • Plan & provide the spa program
  • Provide aesthetic aromatic massage
  • Provide superficial lymph drainage massage
  • Use reflexology relaxation techniques in beauty treatments
  • Provide body treatments
  • Provide facial treatments
  • Provide lash and brow treatments
  • Provide manicure and pedicare services
  • Apply gel nail enhancement
  • Apply Nail Art
  • Apply knowledge of nail science to nail services

Career Prospects

Get paid to help people look and feel their best. It certainly is a positive and social career move you can look forward to.

With people leading more busy lifestyles, it is now more than ever that they are investing in their overall physical beauty and well-being. Spas, beauty salons and freelance beauty and make-up professionals are obtaining more and more clients who provide regular repeat services on a short or long-term basis.

If you envision yourself in the glamorous and exciting world of beauty therapy and make-up, then endless possibilities as a Beauty Therapist await you.

Lucrative opportunities also exist for independent operators who, for example, service the bridal and school formal industries. It is a service that will always be needed.

Online Learning

This entire course is carried out via Distance Learning (also known as correspondence learning). Distance learning is ideal if you need to adapt around work, family, or other commitments. It is also extremely beneficial should you simply wish to fast track your studies (and career) and not be locked into a timetable.

Our course content and learning experience ensure that your course is relevant and interesting. Learning, tutorial assistance and assessments take place whenever and wherever you are in the country or world. It takes place at your own pace on your own terms to fit your lifestyle. As an ICI student, you’ll never endure a pop quiz, spend countless hours and hundreds of dollars travelling, and never be late with an assignment or for class.

ICI Diploma

This course leads to the awarding of an ICI Diploma of Beauty Therapy & Makeup. ICI Diploma level courses recognise the graduates capacity for initiative and judgment across a broad range of technical and management functions. ICI Diploma graduates typically have personal responsibility and autonomy (semi-independence) in performing technical operations or organising others in the workplace.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Beauty

Study options

Online/Distance (24 weeks)

Tuition fees
AUD $1,611 for the entire course
Start date

To suit the client/individual

Entry requirements

For international students

There are no previous work or education requirements for entry into course level. Graduates can expect higher course levels to result in higher potential salary, positions, and skill capabilities.

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