Frequently Asked Questions

How much can I expect to be paid once I am qualified?

Qualified Diploma-level Beauty Therapists are paid under the Hair and Beauty Industry Award [MA000005]. The award wage for Beauty Therapists ranges between $45,000-65,000 per annum. Refer to for more information.

Will my qualifications be recognised?

Australian Capital Training Institute is currently undergoing the registration process with Australian Skills Quality Authority. Upon successful registration, all courses will be nationally recognised in Australia.

Do you provide employment upon completion of courses?

ACTI does not provide you with employment upon completion of training. We can provide a reference for you only. We have close links with some employers and could refer you.

I am currently working as a beauty therapist. Can I apply for Recognition of Prior Learning?

You can apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and it is available to all students who feel they are eligible. After completing the necessary documentation, your application will be assessed. For more information, contact ACTI on 02 6176 3411.

How do I apply?

To register your interest and/ or apply for our courses, please visit Apply Now.

Do you offer online study?

Due to the practical nature of all of our courses, all training is delivered face-to-face.

Can I defer my course?

Students may be eligible to defer their studies. For a Deferral Application, please contact ACTI on 02 6176 3411.

How far away is Braddon?

Braddon is located in the centre of Canberra, close to shops, restaurants, cafes, and public transport.

I need to borrow money to pay for this course. Who can help me?

Visit our Investment & Fees section for funding assistance.

Do you offer VET Loans?

Australian Capital Training Institute does not currently offer VET Student Loans, however we can point you in the direction of a range of financial institutions that offer student loans. Visit Investment & Fees for more information.

Do you offer Nationally Recognised Training?

ACTI is undergoing the application process with ASQA to offer accredited training.

Are your courses Internationally recognised?

We are currently undergoing registration with ASQA. Once approved, ACTI will be looking to have our courses accredited with international study groups so courses can are recognised overseas as well as in Australia.

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