BOLD Education at ACTI

At ACTI, we deliver accredited training courses as well as our BOLD Education Programs that allow for dynamic, in-depth, valuable learning experiences. With three unique services on offer, ACTI provides advanced and beginner level training in skin, beauty therapy and dermal science.


ACTI Bold Program

This program is designed to give therapists working in beauty therapy, skin or medispa clinics a deeper understanding into skin science, skin treatments and skin function. Course content is designed to provide therapists with the skills and knowledge required to effectively treat and manage various skin conditions at an epidermal, dermal and internal level. This course is designed for beauty therapists or those working with the skin to provide corrective treatments.

This program contains 12 units which can be completed as self-paced, online learning. An optional practical component is available to students. More information regarding the Bold Program can be found here.


In Clinic Education

ACTI provides three education workshops that can be held at your clinic, salon or spa. We take the hassle out of sending staff to external training by bringing a unique training experience to you. With flexible options available, we have a program to suit your needs.

All workshops are delivered at a location convenient to you. Our specialist, qualified dermal therapist and educator will take you on a learning journey from the basics of skin anatomy and function, to the advanced level of skin condition diagnosis and treatment.

Our In-Clinic Education packages are 100% customisable to suit the learning needs of your staff. We offer 12 units to select from based on your selected time frame:

1.5 hour = 1 unit   |  $ 175  per student

3 hours = 2 units   |  $ 350  per student

6 hours = 4 units   |  $ 525  per student

8 hours = 5 units   |  $ 700  per student


Available Units:

Introduction to skin science
This unit is designed to give therapists an understanding of skin structure and function at an epidermal and dermal level. Includes cell roles and functions, layers of the skin, barrier function, and wound healing.

Skin Conditions
This unit includes the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of many common skin conditions including acne, rosacea, pigmentation, signs of ageing, and dermatitis.

Cosmetic science knowledge is essential for skin therapists recommending over the counter and prescription-like skin care. This unit focuses on evidence-based approaches to cosmeceutical grade skin care used in a dermatology setting. Structured around ingredients rather than brands.

Epidermal Skin Treatments
This unit is a comprehensive unit focusing on the theoretical principles of epidermal therapy procedures and the epidermis as a skin structure. Lectures take an evidence-based approach covering principles of microdermabrasion, superficial peels, and cosmetic ingredients.

Dermal Skin Treatments
This unit focuses on the theoretical principles of dermal therapy procedures and the dermis as a skin structure. Lectures take an evidence-based approach covering principles of medium-deep peels, skin needling, light-based technology, and radiofrequency.

Skin Science Advanced
This unit provides further analysis into the skin. Covers the normal and abnormal functions of the skin and the internal factors affecting skin health. Provides a deeper insight into pigmentary disorders, vascular skins, and factors affecting skin ageing.

Body Systems
This unit provides an overview of the lymphatic, immune, digestive and endocrine systems and their relation to skin and beauty therapy treatments.

This unit focuses on the endocrine system and hormones and their effect on the skin. Lectures include analysis of adrenal glands, thyroid and pituitary glands, and hormones and how they can contribute to various skin conditions.

Gut Health
This unit focuses on the digestive system and its link to healthy skin. Includes introduction to gut health, the microbiome, supplementation, and the importance of a holistic skin care approach.

Nutrition & Beauty Therapy
This unit provides an introduction to nutrition and its role in a holistic approach to treating skin conditions. Lectures cover an introduction to nutrition including vitamins and minerals and their effect on skin function.

Holistic Approach to Skin Consultations
This unit combines knowledge learned in previous units to provide advice and recommendations to clients in skin consultations using a holistic approach. Includes importance of diet and lifestyle, stress and hormones, and their effect on the skin.


All units are priced at $175 per unit. A workbook is provided as part of the course fee to all attendees. Group discounts are available for workshops with more than five attendees.

ACTI is able to travel to most locations within Australia.

To make your booking for In-Clinic Education, contact ACTI at or phone 02 6176 3411.


Face-to-Face Workshops

ACTI holds all units above and within the Bold Program as face-to-face workshops at ACTI. The units are explored in further detail and provide a deeper understanding of the individual topic. More information about ACTI Short Courses & Workshops can be found here. The current Short Course & Workshop Calendar can be found here.



For more information on ACTI’s BOLD Education Programs, contact ACTI on 02 6176 3411 or email