1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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6395-11 Beauty Therapist

Provides skin analysis, facial therapies, skin-care treatments and bodywork, including massage.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Certificate II or higher qualification or at least 1 years relevant experience.

Tasks Include:

  • analyses client needs and skin characteristics and advises on suitable skin care, treatments and application of make-up
  • performs facial and body treatments and massages
  • applies general cosmetic and corrective make-up
  • teaches make-up application to clients
  • performs eyebrow shaping and eyebrow and eyelash tinting, and applies false eyelashes
  • performs manicures and pedicures including decorative nail art, application of artificial nails, nail repair, and other specialised hand and foot treatments
  • treats superfluous hair through waxing, bleaching, tinting, depilation and electrolysis
  • carries out cellulite treatment and muscle toning
  • uses specialised electrical and electronic equipment for certain types of treatments
  • evaluates beauty therapy processes and products

Specialisations:
Electrologist (Hair Remover)
Manicurist

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