Job Description

Beauty Therapists provide different beauty services to clients. They provide beauty treatments, including hairstyling, makeup, facials, hair removal, manicures and pedicures.

Careers Ladder


If you would like to become a Beauty Therapist, formal qualifications such as;

  • Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy 
  • Certificate III in Beauty Services or a Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy at a TAFE institution
  • Diploma of Beauty Therapy

You may like to gain hands-on work experience, either during a practical component of a TAFE course, or external to study.



  • Autonomy
  • Creative
  • Customer Orientated
  • Focused
  • Interpersonal
  • Punctual
  • Receptive
  • Reliable
  • Self-Motivator
  • Team Player

Key Skills

  • Skin Analysis
  • Sales
  • Massage and Skin Treatments
  • Make-Up & Facial Knowledge

Future Prospects

You may like to think about moving on from this career, some transferable skills can be utilised in roles such as;