Ready for a career in beauty therapy as a skin specialist?

ACTI offers two nationally recognised beauty therapy qualifications: 

We ensure that you learn exactly what the industry needs including skin analysis, specialised facials, skin care recommendations, cosmetic tanning, body massages, microdermabrasion and more. Be one-step-ahead of the rest and land your dream job faster in the beauty industry.


In less than 12 months time, you could be working in the job of your dreams, achieving goals you never thought possible. We know that beauty therapy is more than just manicures and waxing. We create skilled skin therapists who can easily transition into the spa or clinical environment. We have a career path for you in the beauty industry.

There are multiple study options available within the beauty industry at ACTI. Want to own your own spa or lead a team of therapists? Want to advance to a laser or intense pulsed light hair removal specialist? ACTI can take you there.

Our beauty therapy training is designed to fit all beauty salon environments from salons and spas to clinics.

Work with leading cosmedical brands including:

  • Skinstitut
  • Medik8
  • Mesoestetic

This course is delivered face-to-face at ACTI in Canberra. Our facilities are state-of-the-art and specially designed to meet the needs of this course. Our specialised equipment, quality skin care and fully functional treatment rooms all contribute to ACTI’s second to none learning experience.


We know that everyone’s schedules are different. ACTI’s course options allow flexibility to balance work, family and study commitments.

Full time and part time options are available with evening and day-time classes. While learning hands on in the classroom, you’ll also compete training in our Student Salon where you will gain real-life industry experience providing treatments for paying clients. Enjoy the perks of school holiday breaks that align with the ACT school holidays.


ACTI’s Student Salon is where you will practice and refine your skills for paying clients. You’ll be providing services on a ‘not-for-profit’ basis and gain valuable experience treating real clients, while being guided by your educator.


For more information on pricing, visit our Investment and Fees page.


No hidden expenses

Course fees at ACTI include everything you will need for your training course including uniforms, textbooks, learning materials and resources. Any additional expenses will be clearly outlined to you in your enrolment contract.


You’ve made the decision to kickstart your career in the beauty industry and we would love to have you at ACTI. Click here to apply to enrol in a beauty therapy qualification. We have full time and part time positions available, commencing in April 2019.


We’d love to help! Send an enquiry here and our Enrolments team will happily help you.


ACTI courses are in high-demand and spaces are limited. Our students must demonstrate that they hold a suitable level of language, learning and numeracy skills to complete this course.


We will put you straight onto the waiting list if this course is at capacity.


You may be eligible to receive ‘Recognition of Prior Learning’ (RPL) if you have previous work experience or training. This will allow you to be deemed competent in certain areas, which will exempt you from some elements of the course including assessments. All RPL applications must occur prior to course commencement. For more information, please contact our Enrolments team at or 1300 799 415.


Open doors that you never thought possible. As a diploma-qualified beauty therapist, you could work in day spas, beauty salons, hotels, resorts, clinical environments, cruise liners, or health retreats, in sales or marketing, in training, or own your own business – the options are endless.

Further education may include completing the Advanced Diploma of Intense Pulsed light and Laser for Hair Reduction or higher education Health Science degrees.

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