The worlds of dermal therapy, holistic wellness and cosmetic medicine are rapidly merging. At the same time, clients are better educated and discerning than ever before and, so, their expectations of results-based treatments have escalated.
This means that professionals across this spectrum of expertise cannot afford – literally as well as figuratively – to remain blinkered to what each other has to offer, or to ever-evolving technologies and techniques driving the aesthetics sector.
Whether you are an owner/manager looking to take your business to the next level in 2017, or an aesthetics therapist seeking more advanced career opportunities, ongoing education to keep abreast of industry developments and innovations is key – as is choosing a premium provider of same.
Torrens University Australia’s Bachelor of Health Science (Aesthetics) is a new and innovative course that offers advanced opportunities to enter aesthetic, health and wellness, and medi-spa environments by providing:
- Knowledge and understanding of a range of dermal treatments
- Understanding of client needs and development of treatment plans
- Skills and knowledge to become a leader in aesthetic practice
- Experienced health industry professionals as educators
- A network of global industry connections
- Flexible study options to balance professional and personal obligations
“The course aims to graduate professionals with high-quality scientific training who will be capable of developing and incorporating new technologies and innovations into their professional practice, and contributing to the advancement of the field of aesthetics,” says a spokesperson for Torrens.
“It will identify and review current research developments, methods and skills appropriate to the aesthetics sector, as well as forces that have shaped the past, and are driving innovation and trends today and into the future.
“The roles graduates may undertake include (but are not limited to):
- Aesthetic clinician
- Dermal therapist
- Pre and post-operative patient care support (wound healing)
- Clinic and/or practice manager
- Paramedical aesthetician
- IPL and laser technician
- Educator and industry trainer
“Subject areas the Bachelor of Health Science (Aesthetics) include are aesthetic techniques, aesthetic practice with technology (use of electrical, electromagnetic and phototherapeutic resources), aesthetic electrotherapy, human nutrition, professional clinic practice, advanced body aesthetics techniques, advanced dermal aesthetics practice (laser and IPL), medi-spa in aesthetics practice (microdermabrasion, chemical peels, skin needling etc).
“Key study outcomes are that a graduate will demonstrate a broad and coherent theoretical and technical knowledge of dermal science and the necessary practical skills for professional, ethical and safe work in a variety of clinical environments.
“He or she will be able to perform and co-ordinate various dermal treatments efficiently following the necessary health and safety processes and procedures within a clinical environment.
“They will determine and develop integrated frameworks and treatment plans based on a thorough understanding of clients’ needs and demonstrate the interpersonal skills, knowledge and dispositions of an effective team member functioning within a culturally diverse community. It goes without saying they will have well-developed judgement and a finely honed sense of responsibility.”
For more information about the course CLICK HERE and see our Video of the Week re why Australia’s largest spa chain, Endota, chooses Australian National College of Beauty graduates. In partnership with sister institution Torrens University Australia, ANCB has launched has launched the Bachelor of Health Science (Aesthetics).
Torrens is also holding an open day on January 22 for prospective students and other interested parties.