The Undergraduate Certificate in Dermal Interventions examines the most in-demand dermal intervention modalities, providing you with the theoretical knowledge and practical expertise to succeed in the dermal therapy industry. You will gain a thorough understanding of skin biology and how specific techniques like laser technology and micro-needling can be used to meet advanced dermal therapy goals and is the first step towards a Bachelor of Applied Health Science (Clinical Aesthetics).
The current intake for the Undergraduate Certificate in Dermal Interventions closes April 15th 2024.
Up to 26 weeks
Blended delivery with online learning and practical workshops
4 subjects (worth 10 credit points each)
FEE-Help and Upfront
The Australasian College of Health & Wellness offers offers eight accredited degrees and undergraduate certificates in Applied Health Science to help recognise you as an expert in the dynamic, rapidly changing field of Aesthetics.
Achieve your Undergraduate Certificate for Cosmetic Advisors in 3-6 months of study, giving you a relevant and modern qualification. This means you can leverage your new knowledge and skills faster to take advantage of a rapidly growing industry.
Few qualifications in Australia will set you apart like a higher education degree from ACHW. The recognition you will receive through studying with ACHW will not just increase your employment options, it will give you the confidence of knowing you are an expert in your field.
ACHW’s faculty is made up of qualified and respected experts in Health, Wellness, Science, Education, Aesthetics, Business Administration, and Digital Marketing. This ensures that our students gain a truly comprehensive learning experience.
Over the course of this qualification, you will:
This subject introduces students to the complexity of the ‘integumentary system’, the skin and related appendages including nails, hair, glands, and proteins and the variety of mechanical, thermal and environmental impacts that affect the ageing process and general health and functioning of the skin.
This subject provides an opportunity for students to participate in a clinical learning environment that seeks to provide both theoretical understanding and practical application of chemical peeling and microdermabrasion. Students will develop critical thinking from evidence-based knowledge in reviewing patient history and presentation and formulation of appropriate chemical peeling and/or microdermabrasion treatments forpredictable outcomes in clinical practice. Additionally, students will be exposed to the safe operating process in the use of laser equipment.
This subject provides an ongoing opportunity for students to participate in aclinical learning environment that seeks to provide both theoretical understanding and practical application of the light therapies used in aclinical aesthetic practice. Students will learn the appropriate and safe use of Light Emitting Diodes (LED) and Intense Pulsed Light (IPL), while studying the physical theory behind the use of lasers.
This subject provides an opportunity for students to participate in a clinical learning environment that seeks to provide both theoretical understanding and practical application of RF, operation of laser equipment and Micro-needling. Students will develop critical thinking from evidence-based knowledge in reviewing patient history and presentation and delivery of appropriate treatment protocols for predictable outcomes in clinical practice.
To satisfy the academic admissions requirements for the Undergraduate Certificate in Dermal Interventions, 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. where English is not the first language, evidence of English Proficiency at IELTS 6.0 with no band below 5.5, or equivalent to be provided.
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.
Completing the Undergraduate Certificate in Dermal Interventions will prepare you for work in such areas as:
This is a great introductory course if you are wanting to get into the skin industry and learn about skin care and gain business skills to work within a professional clinic environment.
The Undergraduate Certificate can be completed in 6 months of full-time study.
No, you do not need a beauty qualification or industry experience. Entry requirements is a Certificate IV in any field within the last 5 years, or Higher School Certificate or equivalent, or entry through our Academic Study Skills Unit.
A short course consisting of 6 topics designed to build academic skills such as writing and researching.
For each unit there is a one-hour weekly lecture to listen to and additional readings, with additional activities such as quizzes, discussions, assignments, and online exams. Each unit has 3-4 assessment tasks with due dates throughout the semester required to be completed.
It is recommended to spend a few hours each week per unit to listen to the lecture and review all the reading, then additional time for self-study and preparation and completion of assessment tasks.
You could get a job in a salon, at a spa, or work in skin care retail.
No, units are theory and delivered online.
No, HCM101 Introduction to Professional Practice is a pre-requisite for beginning HCM102 Professional Communications. Therefore, you must study over two semesters.
A laptop or computer with internet access and a working webcam.
Lectures are recorded and therefore not needed to attend live. However, most units have interactive sessions every few weeks that are live with the facilitator to go over any areas students would like more help with. These are scheduled at the commencement of the semester and are recorded if you are not able to attend.
You must complete all assessment tasks and get an overall mark of 50% for the units to pass.
You can upgrade to either our Associate Degree or Bachelor Degree after successful completion.