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Australia’s first Holistic Facial Course, dedicated to Living Skin

September 4 - October 16, 2021

Learn a hands-on approach to performing refined facials that are much more than skin deep.

A course delving deeper than skin

A 6 week course for new and experienced therapists in both beauty and body work who want to learn how to perform refined facials while deepening their knowledge of holistic skin health and organic skincare.

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Part-Time Short Course (100hrs)

6 weeks with 2 full days of learning per week at our new Collingwood studio

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Teachers with Lived Experience

Our education team has over 25 years experience in skin health and holistic facials

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Learn from Experts in their Fields

You will have access to a group of respected industry leaders

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Intensive Weekend Retreat

Spend a weekend at a beautiful property to explore selfcare practices that support holistic skin health

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Intimate Learning Journey

Our small class sizes will prepare you to perform a truly refined facial by week six

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Tailored Skincare Pack

Receive a skincare prescription tailored to your skin (organic products to the value of $600)

“A huge gap exists in the beauty industry for therapists to embrace a more loving and holistic way of treating their clients and looking after themselves.”
Sharon, Founder MV Skintherapy

We can only take a small group on this journey

To ensure we’re delivering the best possible experience, we only have 12 spots available. Apply now and we will let you know if you have been selected.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and end?

The course goes for 6 weeks. Beginning on Saturday, the 4th of September and ending on Thursday, the 16th of October.

Is the course part-time or full-time?

Part-time. There will be two full days per week of in-person study at our new studio in Collingwood. 

Is the course all in-person or online?

The course will mainly be delivered in-person, but there will be additional online study and revision between our two, weekly sessions.

Are there payment plans and financing options available?

Yes. We are working with an ethical funding body that can support you with financing the tuition fee. We are also offering payment plans to people who aren’t able to pay the full amount upfront. Upon your application being accepted, please let us know if you need any financial support.

Do you have a cancellation or refund policy?

Yes. We ask for a 50% deposit upon being accepted into the course and then 50% on the week commencing August 2nd. If you cancel before August 2nd then we will refund your deposit. However, if you cancel after August 2nd then we can’t refund the deposit.

Do I receive formal accreditation upon finishing the course?

At this stage, no. You will receive a certificate upon completion, but this will not be recognised as formal accreditation from any governing body. We are working to be able to offer this next year.

Can I do the course from interstate or overseas?

At this stage, no. All successful applicants are expected to either live in Melbourne or surrounding areas or have the ability to stay in Melbourne at your own expense.

Do we receive course materials and books?

Yes. We will provide you with all course materials on your first day at your retreat.

How does the application process work?

After submitting your application, our Living Skin Training team will review it and determine whether the course is the right fit for you and vice versa. If unsuccessful, we will provide a detailed reason as to why and what future courses might be right for you. If successful, we will let you know next steps and payment options.

What are the entry requirements?

We require you to have accreditation and experience in either the Beauty Therapy or Body Work industries (e.g. reiki, acupuncture, massage etc.) Given that this course is focused on facials, we’re only taking applicants who have experience in working with bodies and faces.