Frequently Asked Questions

Do you offer Nationally Recognised Training?

Yes, Australian Capital Training Institute is a registered training organisation.


Will my qualifications be recognised?

Australian Capital Training Institute is a registered training organisation with the Australian Skills Quality Authority. Our training courses are nationally regonised 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 or email


How do I apply?

To apply for our courses, please visit our Apply Now page.


Do you offer online study?

Due to the practical nature of all of our courses, all training is delivered face-to-face. ACTI offers Distance Education and Mixed Mode learning which combines at home learning with practical training at ACTI. Contact our team for more information.


What is part time study?

Part time study options involve three evening sessions per week on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays. Training is held after hours from 5pm. Part time hours at ACTI are approximately 12 hours with 8 hours of at-home learning.


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.


Where can I stay while completing my studies with ACTI?

ACTI will not provide accommodation for international students. There are hotels and short-stay accommodation in Braddon, and across Canberra. Renting a property, living in a share accommodation, or applying for a homestay might be for you. Visit the following websites for a listing of rental properties in the ACT region. *


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.

We have partnered with Study Loans to make your learning journey easier. Visit their website for more information including eligibility requirements.



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.


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