Australasian Academy of Cosmetic Dermal Science - The Laser Lounge:
The Australasian Academy of Cosmetic Dermal Science (AACDS) is a Registered Training Organisation in Perth, Western Australia.
To graduate with the employable skills required by industry their students need the best medically supervised, hands-on practical training available in Australia. Which is why the AACDS chose The Laser Lounge as their NSW practical training partner.
A wide range of practical training components
This practical training encompasses competencies in:
- clinical microdermabrasion
- superficial Jessners and TCA peels
- glycolic/lactic peels
- IPL photo rejuvenation
- IPL permanenent hair reduction.
While registered nurses can also undertake training in dermal fillers and anti-wrinkle injections.
Flexible course options and study modes
AACDS recognises that today’s student needs flexible course options and study modes. So the following courses are offered on a full-time, part-time or single unit basis with online or on-campus modes available:
- The Advanced Diploma of Cosmetic Dermal Science
- The Vocational Graduate Certificate of Cosmetic Nursing
- The AACDS Certificate in Dermal Therapies
- IPL/Laser Safety Officer’s Certificate
This is the main qualification studied through AACDS and is recommended for beauty therapists wishing to pursue a career in a cosmetic medical practice or establish their own medispa/clinic. This course is available on-campus (Perth) and online with the practical units delivered in Perth and Sydney.
The Vocational Graduate Certificate in Cosmetic Nursing is a postgraduate course developed specifically for Enrolled or Registered Nurses wishing to enter the field of cosmetic medicine. This government-accredited course will provide students with the knowledge and hands-on skills required to work in a cosmetic medical practice and/or accredited day hospital performing cosmetic nursing, dermal therapies and injectable procedures. This course is only available online with the practical units delivered in Perth and Sydney.
The AACDS Certificate in Dermal Therapies is suited to therapists or nurses wishing to improve their knowledge in IPL, microdermabrasion and chemical peeling. This option is recommended for therapists and nurses who are currently practicing or are considering practicing dermal therapies in a non-medical environment. This course is available only online with the practical units delivered in Perth and Sydney.
This certificate is the only course in Australia approved by both of the leading IPL and Laser authorities: WA Radiological Council and QLD Radiation Health. Although this certificate can be studied as a stand-alone course, it is mainly delivered as part the AACDS Short Courses and the Advanced Diploma of Cosmetic Dermal Science. This theory course is only available online.
Expressions of Interest for the Vocational Graduate Certificate in Cosmeceutical Design and Development
The Australasian Academy of Cosmetic Dermal Science (AACDS) in conjunction with the Institute of Personal Care Science (IPCS) are now taking expressions of interest for a new government-accredited, postgraduate qualification in cosmeceutical design and development.
For more information contact: AACDS (08) 9382 4788 or visit www.aacds.edu.au