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4511 Beauty Therapists

ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations
Reference period
2021

Beauty Therapists provide skin analyses, facial therapies, skin-care treatments and body treatments such as massage to clients.

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia:

  • AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand:

  • NZQF Level 4 qualification, or at least three years of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • discussing client needs, analysing skin characteristics and advising on suitable skin care, treatments and application of make-up
  • applying general cosmetic and corrective make-up
  • performing manicures and pedicures including decorative nail art, application of artificial nails, nail repair, and other specialised hand and foot treatments
  • performing facial and body treatments such as massages
  • treating unwanted hair through waxing, bleaching, tinting, depilation and electrolysis
  • evaluating beauty therapy processes and products
  • receiving bookings, arranging appointments and maintaining client records
  • providing advice on and selling cosmetic products

Occupation:

  • 451111 Beauty Therapist

451111 Beauty Therapist

Provides skin analyses, facial therapies, skin-care treatments and body treatments such as massage to clients.

Skill Level: 3

Specialisations:

  • Electrologist (Hair Remover)
  • Manicurist
  • Nail Technician