How to Apply

Applying to study with the Australasian College of Health and Wellness (ACHW) is simple.

Complete the online application form to Enrol Now

Please note: if you are already enrolled and would like to login to the ACHW LMS, please visit https://learn.achw.edu.au/.

We’ll then contact you within 2 business days to inform you of the outcome of your application.
We recommend that you read the ACHW Domestic Selection and Admissions Policy and Procedure available on our website.

Entry into the degree programs

1. Interview

a. All applicants will participate in an interview which may be over the phone or in person.

The aim of this interview is to:
i. Determine your study and professional goals
ii. Determine your suitability and capability for the course (e.g. review your academic study skills)

2. Entry Requirements

1. Associate Degree in Applied Health Science (Dermal Therapy)

To satisfy the academic admissions requirements for the Associate Degree in Applied Health Science (Dermal Therapy), applicants must:

A. Meet one of the following entry requirements:

a. Successful completion of the relevant State’s HSC (or equivalent), with an ATAR or equivalent of 65 or above; or
b. Successful completion of a VET or HE Diploma or above within the last 5 years; or
c. Admission to candidature for an undergraduate degree at an Australian University; or
d. Satisfactory completion of an approved Tertiary Preparation Program, Tertiary Orientation Program or a Foundation Year Program offered by a University, an accredited higher education provider or a Registered Training Organisation.

B. And must meet all below requirements:

e. participate in an interview (if required);
f. be at least 18 years of age; and
g. provide evidence of English Proficiency at IELTS 6.0 with no band below 5.5.

ACHW will also consider any other documentation which demonstrates an applicant’s academic and time management skills including from formal studies, workplace activities or research. If an applicant is unable to demonstrate their academic study skills, they may be required to complete and pass an Academic Study Skills Test.

2. Bachelor of Applied Science (Clinical Aesthetics)

To satisfy the academic admissions requirements for the Bachelor of Applied Science (Clinical Aesthetics), applicants must:

A. Meet one of the following entry requirements:

a. Successful completion of the relevant State’s HSC (or equivalent) with an ATAR or equivalent of 65 or above; or
b. Successful completion of a VET or HE Diploma or above within the last 5 years; or
c. Admission to candidature for an undergraduate degree at an Australian University; or
d. Satisfactory completion of an approved Tertiary Preparation Program, Tertiary Orientation Program or a Foundation Year Program offered by a University, an accredited higher education provider or a Registered Training Organisation.

B. And must meet all below requirements:

e. participate in an interview (if required);
f. be at least 18 years of age; and
g. provide evidence of English Proficiency at IELTS 6.0 with no band below 5.5.

ACHW will also consider any other documentation which demonstrates an applicant’s academic and time management skills including from formal studies, workplace activities or research. If an applicant is unable to demonstrate their academic study skills, they may be required to complete and pass an Academic Study Skills Test.

3. Undergraduate Certificate for Cosmetic Advisors

To satisfy the academic admissions requirements for the Undergraduate Certificate for Cosmetic Advisors, applicants must:

A. Meet one of the following entry requirements:

a. Successful completion of the relevant State’s higher school certificate (or equivalent); or
b. Successful completion of a tertiary qualification of Certificate IV or above.

B. And must meet all below requirements:

c. participate in an interview (if required);
d. be at least 18 years of age; and
e. provide evidence of English Proficiency at IELTS 6.0 with no band below 5.5.

ACHW will also consider any other documentation which demonstrates an applicant’s academic and time management skills including from formal studies, workplace activities or research. If an applicant is unable to demonstrate their academic study skills, they may be required to complete and pass an Academic Study Skills Test.

4. Undergraduate Certificate in Facial Care Fundamentals

To satisfy the academic admissions requirements for the Undergraduate Certificate in Facial Care Fundamentals, applicants must:

A. Meet one of the following entry requirements:

a. Successful completion of the relevant State’s higher school certificate (or equivalent); or
b. Successful completion of a tertiary qualification of Certificate IV or above.

B. And must meet all below requirements:

c. participate in an interview (if required);
d. be at least 18 years of age; and
e. provide evidence of English Proficiency at IELTS 6.0 with no band below 5.5.

ACHW will also consider any other documentation which demonstrates an applicant’s academic and time management skills including from formal studies, workplace activities or research. If an applicant is unable to demonstrate their academic study skills, they may be required to complete and pass an Academic Study Skills Test.

5. Undergraduate Certificate in Health Care Communications

To satisfy the academic admissions requirements for the Undergraduate Certificate in Health Care Communications, applicants must:

A. Meet one of the following entry requirements:

a. Successful completion of the relevant State’s higher school certificate (or equivalent); or
b. Successful completion of a tertiary qualification of Certificate IV or above.

B. And must meet all below requirements:

c. participate in an interview (if required);
d. be at least 18 years of age; and
e. provide evidence of English Proficiency at IELTS 6.0 with no band below 5.5.

ACHW will also consider any other documentation which demonstrates an applicant’s academic and time management skills including from formal studies, workplace activities or research. If an applicant is unable to demonstrate their academic study skills, they may be required to complete and pass an Academic Study Skills Test.

6. Undergraduate Certificate in Laser and Dermal Therapy Essentials

To satisfy the academic admissions requirements for the Undergraduate Certificate in Laser and Dermal Therapy Essentials, applicants must:

A. Meet one of the following entry requirements:

a. Successful completion of the relevant State’s higher school certificate (or equivalent); or
b. Successful completion of a tertiary qualification of Certificate IV or above.

B. And must meet all below requirements:

c. participate in an interview (if required);
d. be at least 18 years of age; and
e. provide evidence of English Proficiency at IELTS 6.0 with no band below 5.5.

ACHW will also consider any other documentation which demonstrates an applicant’s academic and time management skills including from formal studies, workplace activities or research. If an applicant is unable to demonstrate their academic study skills, they may be required to complete and pass an Academic Study Skills Test.

7. English Proficiency

1. All applicants must demonstrate competency in the English language for entry to the Associate Degree and Bachelor of Applied Science.
2. English proficiency can be demonstrated by providing evidence of meeting the specified level of English proficiency specified for the student’s course.
3. Acceptable evidence of English proficiency includes:
a. completion of a secondary education, undergraduate degree or equivalent in English;
b. successful completion of an Australian qualification recognised as at least AQF Diploma level;
c. successful completion of a tertiary studies foundation program.

8. Immunisation Requirements for Clinical Workshops

In addition to the admission requirements set out above, all courses require for applicants to present evidence of Hepatitis B immunisations. Students will not be permitted to attend clinical workshops without providing immunisation evidence.

9. Specified Additional Admission Requirements

In addition to the admissions requirements set out above, certain courses may specify additional requirements which applicants are required to meet in order to verify their identity and demonstrate their capacity for success in the course. These may include, but are not limited to:
a. identification document (birth certificate/passport);
b. specific studies (pre-requisites);
c. immunisation requirements;
d. course entry test to assess academic capacity;
e. English proficiency test;
f. attendance at interviews;
g. mature age students to supply their resume;
h. submission of supplementary information and forms.

Other pre-requisite skills and knowledge

Industry Skills

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Conditions of Study

There may be other requirements of the course which we need to address before you start:

Exemptions

If you have completed a SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy, you will receive credit for AHS101 Integumentary System, CAP101 Introduction to Clinical Practice.Otherwise, you may apply for exemptions from units in the course based on your previous experience.

Please read our Credit & RPL Policy and Procedure complete the Recognition of Prior Learning Form available on the website.

Disability

If you have a disability which may affect your ability to successfully complete the course, please let us know. You may have to provide a doctor’s certificate or similar evidence. For more information you may refer to ACHW’s Student Diversity and Equity Policy and Procedure on our website.

Evidence Requirements

Only submit certified copies (not originals) of your qualifications (e.g. testamur and academic transcripts, certifications and statements of attainment). ‘Certified’ means a photocopy signed by a Justice of the Peace or any other authorised person.

Documentation and artefacts submitted as evidence of meeting the academic study skill requirement or any of the conditions must be current, authentic and accurate.

This evidence must clearly demonstrate that you meet the requirements and can include:
References from employers (including position descriptions)
Documents or artefacts you have created as part of your work or recent studies

Our Qualifications

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