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Dermal Clinician Courses

A Dermal Clinician performs cosmetic skin treatments to address a range of patient concerns. You’ll conduct non-surgical work using treatments such as laser or light procedures. Dermal Clinicians may address pigmentation problems or treat vascular issues. You may also perform specialist procedures to remove hair or tattoos.

Dermal Clinicians should have strong interpersonal skills and be able to communicate well with clients from a range of backgrounds. You’ll need good fine motor skills and excellent attention to detail. Dermal Clinicians must be able to work in a team environment and may need to complete administrative tasks as part of their work.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a Dermal Clinician earn?

In Australia, a full time Dermal Clinician generally earns $1,530 per week ($79,560 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only. As you gain more experience you can expect a potentially higher salary than people who are new to the industry.

What are the job opportunities for a Dermal Clinician?

There has been a strong increase in worker numbers in this industry over the last five years. There are currently 470 people employed in this field in Australia and many of them specialise as a Dermal Clinician. Dermal Clinicians may find work across all regions of Australia, particularly larger towns and cities.

Source: Australian Government Job Outlook 2020

How do I become a Dermal Clinician?

If you’re planning a career as a Dermal Clinician, consider enrolling in an Associate Degree in Applied Health Science (Dermal Therapy). This course covers a range of topics to develop your skills and knowledge in the dermal therapy field. A Bachelor of Applied Health Science (Clinical Aesthetics) may also be appropriate.

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Job Pathways

Here are some potential career pathways within beauty therapy. Click on an occupation to learn more about the role and the qualifications that can help you get started in this industry.