International College of QLD
Operating for more than 30 years and formerly known as Cairns Beauty Academy, International College of QLD has had much success in graduating numerous domestic and international students.
Established in 1986, our well-equipped training academy ensures graduates are job ready and have experienced the opportunity to work in a busy beauty salon while studying. Our Campuses have the latest up-to-date facilities, equipment and products that students can enjoy. We are located across the road from major shopping centres in each location for convenience and public transport requirements.
Beauty Therapy is a very rewarding career in a rapidly expanding industry offering a variety of employment opportunities world wide.
With a Diploma in Beauty Therapy, graduates will be skilled to be able to work in a variety of associated vocational fields, such as:
- Beauty Therapist
- Make-up artist
- Masseuse/ Masseur
Students may want to continue studying by attending University. The Beauty Diploma Qualification will allow them to continue on to university studying different courses such as health science, business studies or education.
All students gain extensive knowledge encompassing all the various facets of cosmetics and their use, and an understanding of the history and development of the beauty culture.
Diploma of Beauty Therapy
Our most popular and highly recommended Beauty course is the Diploma of Beauty Therapy. It has been designed as a high level qualification for those wishing to operate as a beauty therapist, employing staff and managing a beauty salon.
The course allows students to learn the latest beauty industry techniques and to further expand their skills in IPL and Laser Hair Reduction or university studies in paramedical aesthetics.
Diploma of Screen and Media
The Diploma of Screen and Media is designed to prepare students to work in specialist roles in the makeup services industry.
Graduating students typically gain employment as hair and makeup artists and designers, photographic and/or high fashion makeup artists and stylists, retail makeup artists, freelance makeup artists and bridal makeup artists.
HLT520125 Diploma of Remedial Massage
The Diploma of Remedial Massage qualification provides the skills required for competence in remedial massage practice. Practitioners at this level may be self-employed as independent practitioners or may work within a larger health service. The diploma is the minimal level for receiving WorkCover and Private Insurance Provider numbers.
SHB50216 DIPLOMA OF SALON MANAGEMENT
This exciting qualification reflects the role of senior managers and small business owners of personal services businesses. They are responsible for coordinating the day-to-day operation of the business and for planning, monitoring and evaluating the work of the team. Salon managers also operate with significant autonomy to make strategic business management decisions.
This qualification provides two pathway options, either via the Business Stream to work as a salon manager in any type of personal service business OR for Diploma of Beauty Therapy* graduates, the IPL/Laser Hair Reduction Stream after completing a few additional units allows graduates to work as a salon manager and provide hair reduction services.