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Advanced Diploma Of Cosmetic Dermal Science 52850WA

Course Overview





The 52850WA Advanced Diploma of Cosmetic Dermal Science is an undergraduate course developed for candidates wanting to work as a qualified Dermal Therapist in a cosmetic medical practice or dermal clinic.

The curriculum covers the knowledge and skills required to perform a range of dermal therapy procedures within a cosmetic medical context.

This course is an ideal alternative to Beauty Therapy as it caters for candidates who wish to provide results-driven, scientific based procedures and work alongside other allied health and cosmetic medical professionals.

FAST TRACK Laser Licencing  The Advanced Diploma of Cosmetic Dermal Science is recognised by QLD Radiation Health as meeting  the Fast-Track laser licence criteria for hair removal, vascular and skin rejuvenation treatment categories. Graduates can apply for their  full Laser Licence on completion of this course.

Our Post Grad Support is Unique to Australia

Optional Graduate Clinical Experience

Grayclay offers an optional Graduate Clinical Experience Program, designed for graduates  to gain additional experience practicing their skills and managing their workday in preparation for their career. Placement is conducted with “White Rooms Clinics” and students can elect to participate in an additional 40 or 80 hour block. There is no charge for this placement.

After completion support, “Return to learn”

Once you have completed your studies with us, if at any time you would like to refresh either a unit studied or a practical competency, contact us to join our unique “Return to Learn” program at no cost. Our way of supporting you into the future.

Admission Requirements

  • the entry requirements are that applicants to this course must have successfully completed year 12 or be mature aged
  • All candidates will be required to complete a Pre-Training interview prior to enrolment, to determine the individual’s suitability for the training program.
  • As part of the pre-enrolment process, applicants must submit a 1000-word essay about the practice of cosmetic medicine and dermal therapies in Australia to determine suitability.

Intakes

Commencement opportunities;

Course Duration And Study Commitment

The course can be delivered over a range of course duration’s, depending on the needs and characteristics of the student.

  • Full Time = 5 x 10 week terms, with 3 weeks break between each term
  • Part Time = 10 x 10 week terms, with 3 weeks break between each term
  • Single unit mode = up to 3 years to complete qualification

16 hours per week on-campus,  plus 16 hours of self guided home study and a minimum of 10 days practical training at the Grayclay Student Clinic (equivalent part time and single unit mode).

Additional support options –  “Assessment study hours” and “Catch Up Calls” optional.

Study Modes Available

  • Live Streamed lectures providing real time interaction and learning support
  • Practical training – Southport Gold Coast

Professional Recognition

The unit CDNTLBT02 Analyse light-based therapies used in cosmetic medicine is recognised by QLD Radiation Health and the Radiological Council of WA as a formal Laser Safety Officer’s Course.

The 52850WA Advanced Diploma of Cosmetic Dermal Science is recognized by the QLD Radiation Health as meeting the fast-track laser licence criteria for laser hair removal, vascular and skin rejuvenation treatment categories.

Graduates of this course are eligible for membership with the Australian Society of Dermal Clinicians.

Further Learning Pathway

On completion of the 52850WA Advanced Diploma of Cosmetic Dermal Science graduates will have the opportunity to expand their knowledge and develop additional skills in dermatoscopy and integrated health and dermatology within the 52854WA Graduate Diploma of Dermal Science.

Fees and Payments

Course Fees $15,470

Single unit fee’s available upon request

(This fee covers electronic course materials, online support, webinars, marking and lecturer support. Does not include text books if required).

  • Grayclay offer an in house direct debit payment plan, providing weekly payments over the duration of your study.
  • This is a Study Loans approved course. Study Loans is a private loan provider. For more information on our payment options please click here

Study Loan

Course Structure

Unit Code and Title
CDNCAS01
Apply communication and assessment strategies to patient consultation
(Theory component)
CDNERT02
Analyse epidermal resurfacing techniques
CDNTLBT02
Analyse light-based therapies used in cosmetic medicine
(Includes approved Laser Safety Certificate)
CDNAAP01
Apply principles of anatomy and physiology to dermal therapies
CDNEFC02
Evaluate the use and formulation of cosmeceuticals
HLTIN005
Maintain infection prevention for skin penetration treatments
(Theory component)
Unit Code and Title
CDNSCP02
Evaluate surgical and non-surgical cosmetic procedures
CDNPPC02
Analyse the principles of psychology in a cosmetic medical context
CDNMCP01
Manage and promote the cosmetic practice

Practical Competencies

Unit Code and Title
CDNPLT01
Provide laser and light-based procedures in a cosmetic medical context
CDNPCM02
Provide clinical microdermabrasion procedures in a cosmetic medical context
CDNPSN02
Provide skin needling procedures in a cosmetic medical context
CDNPCP02
Provide chemical resurfacing procedures in a cosmetic medical context
CDNCAS01
Apply communication and assessment strategies to patient consultation
(Practical component)
HLTIN005
Maintain infection prevention for skin penetration treatments
(Practical component)
Find Out More & Secure Your Place Today
Grayclay is renown within the medical aesthetics industry for providing quality graduates to cosmetic and medical aesthetic clinics. We are called on frequently by businesses to provide quality candidates for their needs.

Each semester we limit enrolment numbers in order to ensure each student receives personal one-on-one support with our instructors and most courses typically fill up prior to the commencement date. Enquire now to find out if this course is right for you or apply online to secure your place today and avoid disappointment.

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College Business Hours

  • Monday to Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
  • Friday: 9 AM - 4 PM
  • Saturday to Sunday: Closed