Undergraduate Certificate in Laser and Dermal Therapy Essentials - ACHW

Undergraduate Certificate in Laser and Dermal Therapy Essentials

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About this Qualification

This Higher Education qualification is designed to provide the fundamental knowledge required to safely and successfully utilise laser and beauty interventions to achieve dermal therapy goals. You will learn a solid foundation in laser technology and cosmetics, enabling you for work in the dermal therapy industry, and is the first step towards a Bachelor of Applied Health Science (Clinical Aesthetics).

Course Duration:

Up to 26 weeks

Course Delivery:

Blended delivery with online learning and practical workshops

Total Subjects:

4 subjects (worth 10 credit points each)

Next Intake:

July 20th, 2020 – applications now open.

Payment Options:

– FEE-Help is Available
– Upfront Payments

 

Course Content

The undergraduate certificate includes units in 2 streams, giving students knowledge and skills in the following areas:

  • Applied Health Science
  • Clinical Aesthetics Practice

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Admission Requirements

To gain entry to the Australasian College of Health and Wellness, you must demonstrate your ability to manage the academic rigours of a tertiary course, especially in terms of your academic study and time management skills.

You are able to demonstrate your ability by completing an Academic Study Skills Test or by any of the following:

  • Completion of a Higher School Certificate (or equivalent) with an ATAR of 65 and above
    OR
  • Completion of a tertiary qualification of Diploma or above
    OR
  • 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


AHS101: Integumentary System

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.

There are no prerequisites for this subject.

AHS202: Cosmetic Chemistry

This is an introductory subject providing students with opportunities to participate in a learning environment that delivers both a theoretical understanding and practical application of the consultation process utilising both aesthetic and medical classifications and analysis in forming a comprehensive consultation. This subject explores therapeutic communication styles in gaining client history and appropriate record keeping within a practice, and the fundamentals of professional skin care as a base for further clinical aesthetic practices.

There are no prerequisites for this subject.



CAP101: Introduction to Clinical Practice

This is an introductory subject providing students with opportunities to participate in a learning environment that delivers both a theoretical understanding and practical application of the consultation process utilising both aesthetic and medical classifications and analysis in forming a comprehensive consultation. This subject explores therapeutic communication styles in gaining client history and appropriate record keeping within a practice, and the fundamentals of professional skin care as a base for further clinical aesthetic practices.

here are no prerequisites for this subject.

CAP102: Dermal Therapy 1

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 for predictable outcomes in clinical practice. Additionally, students will be exposed to the safe operating process in the use of laser equipment.

There are no prerequisites for this subject.