Laser Therapist Courses

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What does a Laser Therapist do?

Laser Therapists apply non-ionising radiation treatments for skin rejuvenation, tattoo removal, pigmentation reduction, and hair removal. They have specialist skills and are able to safely use Intense Pulsed Light and laser technologies.

As a Laser Therapist you will be consulting with your clients, analysing their skin condition (or tattoos) — then designing and evaluating the most suitable laser treatment and rejuvenation program.

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How much do Laser Therapists earn?

In Australia, full time Laser Therapists can expect to earn upwards of $959 per week ($49,868 annual salary) before tax. This is the base salary of a qualified beautician and laser therapists can expect significantly more earnings due to their specialised knowledge and training.

What are the job opportunities for Laser Therapists?

Opportunities for Laser Therapists in Australia are expected to grow strongly over the next 5 years — alongside the entire beauty industry. Laser Therapists work in skincare clinics, dermal therapy centres, and high-end beauty salons.

Source: Australian Government Job Outlook 2020

How do I become a Laser Therapist?

To become a Laser Therapist you should already be a qualified beautician or dermal therapist, holding at least a Certificate III or IV under the Hairdressing and Beauty Services Training Package. You’ll then need either an Advanced Diploma of Cosmetic Laser and Light Therapies or the Advanced Diploma of Intense Pulsed Light and Laser for Hair Reduction (or both). You could realistically achieve these outcomes within 2-3 years.

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Related Job Pathways

Here are some potential career pathways within Beauty Therapy.

Sourced from The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training and MySkills.gov.au