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Become a Beauty Therapist
As a beauty therapist you will carry out face and body treatments for clients to help them look and feel better.
To work in this role you need to be open and friendly. You need to be able to make clients feel relaxed and also be a good listener. If you love the idea of making people feel good and look their best, a job as a beauty therapist could be perfect for you.
To get started as a beauty therapist you will usually need a qualification in a related subject such as beauty or beauty therapy. You may also be able to get into this job through an apprenticeship.
To work as Beauty Therapist, either in a salon or self-employed, you will be required to have a formal qualification in beauty services such as a Diploma of Beauty Therapy.
By gaining a qualification of this level, you’ll demonstrate that you’ve mastered a range of beauty services including body and skin treatments, waxing, nail services, make-up skills, body massage, facials, and microdermabrasion.
It’s important that staff have gained a formal qualification to perform the treatments and services required of the industry.
A course such as the Diploma of Beauty Therapy will also teach you small business planning so you'll understand what it takes to operate your own beauty therapy business.