Clinical aesthetics is an industry booming. What with all the new technology and machines, and more and more clinics and medical centres offering laser and light treatments, injectables, fillers and all other types of appearance enhancing options, this is fast becoming a career choice with plenty of benefits.

Whether you are already in the industry and want to further your training, or you are a clinician/physician looking to install a machine in your workplace, or even if you just love all things beauty and would like to pursue a career in the field; studying the right course and gaining the right qualifications can mean all the difference to your success.

We love the Australian College of Health and Wellness, not least because they offer one of the only government accredited higher education courses specialising in the discipline of health science focusing on educating professionals for the health and wellness industries. Their Bachelor of Applied Health Science in Clinical Aesthetics is an excellent course that covers so many aspects of the non-surgical technologies, and we fully support their contribution to ensuring that Australia has such a wonderful training option for an industry that is still catching up with itself when it comes to regulations and training expectations.

We wanted to go one step further and speak to someone who was actually studying the course, and to see what they thought of the Australian College of Health and Wellness and their ground-breaking course and whether it was living up to expectations! We didn’t have to look very far to find one of their students willing to answer some questions for us. Catherine took time out of her day to talk to us.

PSH: What is the official name of the course you are studying?

Catherine: Bachelor of Applied Health Science (Clinical Aesthetics)

PSH: So far how are you finding the course?

Catherine: Fascinating I really love the course structure and content; to be honest I can’t get enough!

PSH: What were your motives for enrolling in the course?

Catherine: I have worked in Clinical Aesthetics for 3 years prior to studying this Degree as I wanted the underpinning knowledge that I was missing and as legislation is changing I want to up to date and current with my education.

PSH: What do you hope to do upon completion of the course?

Catherine: Hopefully do my Masters and possibly a PhD.

PSH: What advice would you give anyone looking to enrol at the college?

Catherine: The College is state of the art in delivery of a virtual classroom and/or on campus, or watch the recording of the lecture and tutorial for the entire semester – delivery is Nationwide. The College offers 700 hours of hands-on practical; so you are equipped for the industry as a graduate.

PSH: Why do you think a college such as the Australasian College of Health and Wellness is important in the health and wellness industry?

Catherine: This College has cutting edge technology and lecturers that offer the industry a new benchmark in education and a new calibre of graduates not seen in the workforce yet. Our graduates will be the best Clinical Aestheticians available who will change the face of the health and wellness industry by nurturing each patient through excellent customer care with the knowledge and skills second to none.

Thanks Catherine! We think this is just awesome, and are so excited to follow Catherine and other course attendees paths to see where they end up and to see how they incorporate the training into their workplaces once they finish the course. We think the Australian College of Health and Wellness is something to be proud of and will help ensure that Australia will lead the world stage when it comes to having the best trained non-surgical clinicians.

If you would like more information on this course or any others on offer at the College you can get to their website through here, or phone them directly on 1800 999 963 for more information.


Trish is a plastic surgery blogger. She is passionate about wellbeing, health and beauty, and doesn't mind a little bit of 'help' from the amazing cosmetic and beauty procedures that are available today. Trish spends her days talking to women and men who are looking for suggestions and advice on procedures that are available to them. Cutting through the sales pitch and hype, a down-to-earth response on general information is what you will get.

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