Academic Training

Pathway to a New Career in Aesthetic Nursing.

Pathway to a New Career in Aesthetic Nursing.

We are delighted to announce Equinox Beauty and Cosmetic Clinic are now introducing Cosmetic Injectable’s Courses for Registered Nurses in Perth. We know how hard it is for inexperienced and untrained Registered Nurses to enter the field of aesthetic nursing and that is why we are here to help you achieve your career objectives. The comprehensive professional training, mentoring program and certification will help you to stand out among the crowd.

 

Why Choose Us?

The Australian Academy of Cosmetic Nursing and Dermal Therapy (The Academy) is an experienced specialist, professionally led training organisation affiliated with Equinox Beauty and Cosmetic Clinic. The Academy specialists in the training of non-surgical cosmetic treatments for Registered Nurses wanting to gain entry to the field of cosmetic nursing in addition to  training for those wishing to enter or progress in the field of dermal therapy.

With the rise in popularity of anti-wrinkle injections, dermal fillers and other aesthetic procedures in recent years, now is a great time for registered nurses looking to make a move into the world of cosmetic injectables. With our comprehensive, professional training and mentoring, you too can get involved in this exciting industry and help others achieve the appearance of their dreams. Read More

The Academy offers a variety of pathways that will provide you with the theoretical and practical knowledge to jump-start your career as a cosmetic injector.  The Academy educators pride themselves on delivering exceptional standards of clinical training ensuring a well-balanced combination of hands-on practical experience as well as informative, well-structured theory and assessment. The educators at the Academy are all experts in their field of specialty and have many years of experience in aesthetic nursing and education.

At the Academy, our approach ensures all training participants receive quality value-for-money service that equips them with the skills and knowledge to enter or progress in the aesthetic industry and deliver safe, effective non-surgical cosmetic or dermal therapy treatments to clients. Our training courses will give you the hands-on injecting experience needed to become a safe, competent nurse injector.

  • Fully endorsed and insured by reputable insurers.
  • Course will contribute to your CPD hours
  • Limited to small groups (maximum of 6 students per educator).
  • Comprehensive pre-course reading and e-learning materials provided before every course.
  • We cater for all levels of expertise, from anti-wrinkle for those wanting to enter the industry to advanced techniques for those who which to expand their skills and knowledge
  • Post training support and updates via a members only support group
  • Hands on, one on one mentoring.

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About the Team

Deborah Walley, Director of Education at the Australian Academy of Cosmetic Nursing and Dermal Therapy (The Academy)  , researches, develops and leads all education offered by Equinox.

Deborah has over 25 years’ experience in medical and clinical education and executive health management and policy in addition to being an experienced Registered General Nurse  and Registered  Paramedic, gaining advanced clinical expertise within the fields of Critical Care, Emergency Nursing,  Paramedicine, aesthetics  and cosmetic medicine and surgery in Europe and Australia .Read More

Deborah has operated as a Cosmetic Clinical Nurse Specialist and clinical educator for over 20 years, has trained, and mentored thousands of medical students, Doctors, Anaesthetist’s, Nurses and a range of Allied Health Professionals at universities and clinical setting in both Europe and Australia. Furthermore, she has over 20 years’ experience as Cosmetic Clinical Nurse specialist, performing thousands of non-surgical aesthetic treatments, and is the Cosmetic Clinical Nurse Specialist at Equinox Beauty and Cosmetic Clinic.

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What can I expect from the cosmetic inject-able courses and what is covered in the content of each course?

The Academy educators pride themselves on delivering exceptional standards of clinical training ensuring a well-balanced combination of hands-on practical experience as well as informative, well-structured theory and assessment. The educators at the Academy are all experts in their field of specialty and have many years of experience.

At the Academy, our approach ensures all training participants receive quality value-for-money service and hands-on learning with real-life models to make sure you can apply what you learn in the real world and have the skills and knowledge to enter or progress in the industry delivering safe, effective non-surgical cosmetic or dermal therapy treatments to your clients. Throughout the course, safety will always be a top priority as is the standard at The Academy, this emphasis on safety, for both clients and practitioners, has made The Academy one of the best in the industry.

 

Courses and content

If you have no prior experience of injecting, we know that the thought of a practical session can be quite daunting. Because of this, we offer the opportunity to complete the first practical stage using Silicon face model (manikin).

After that, the opportunity to progress onto model clients is offered. We understand that hands on experience is the most effective  way to build your knowledge and confidence, that is why we provide the opportunity to practice on both.

 

Introduction to Cosmetic Nursing course.

Description The introductory half-day training course is specifically designed to meet the needs of Registered Nurses looking to gain entry into the field of Cosmetic Nursing and facial aesthetics.
Entry Requirements Current unrestricted registration with AHPRA.
Teaching and learning Methods

Blend of theory and practical elements

  • Pre course theory
  • Visual presentations;
  • Demonstrations;
  • ·Practical tasks and
  • Group activities.
Summary of Content
  • Principles of Aesthetic Nursing
  • Health and Safety
  • Legislation and legal aspects
  • AHPRA codes and policies
  • Facial anatomy- Muscles, Vasculature and Vectors
  • Facial aging
  • Principles of aesthetic consultation
  • Photography in aesthetics
  • Consent
  • Handling client expectations and complaints
Assessment and Certification
  • There are both theory and practical assessments for this course
  • An Australian Academy of Cosmetic Nursing certificate will be issued on completion of the course.
  • This course will provide 4 hours of CPD
Dates Courses are facilitated monthly and may be taken the same day as Foundations of anti-wrinkle treatment where possible.

Foundations of Anti-wrinkle Treatments

Description The foundation half day training course in anti- wrinkle treatments is specifically designed to meet the needs of Registered Nurses looking to gain entry into the field of Cosmetic Nursing and facial aesthetics.
Entry Requirements
  • Current unrestricted registration with AHPRA
  • Successful completion of Introduction to Cosmetic Nursing course.
Teaching and learning Methods

Blend of theory and practical elements

  • Pre course theory
  • Visual presentations;
  • Demonstrations;
  • Practical tasks and
  • Group activities.
Summary of content
  • History  of Anti wrinkle injections
  • Anti wrinkle injections in practice
  • Core knowledge
  • Dilution ,reconstitution  and storage  requirements
  • Dosages  in practice
  • Doctor consultation and prescribing
  • Client preparation
  • Injection techniques and practice
  • Post  care advice
  • Documentation
  • Side effects and how to deal with them
Certification
  • There are both theory and practical assessments for this course
  • An Australian Academy of Cosmetic Nursing certificate will be issued on successful completion of your course.
  • This course will provide 4 hours of CPD
Dates
  • Courses facilitated monthly and may be taken the same day as Introduction to Cosmetic Nursing where possible.

Practical injecting  and  mentoring program

Description The  practical injecting and mentoring for  anti- wrinkle treatments is specifically designed to meet the needs of Registered Nurses entering  the field of cosmetic nursing and facial aesthetics who have successfully completed  the Academy Introduction to Cosmetic Nursing and Foundations of Anti-Wrinkle  treatments courses. This allows you to start practising immediately and confidently straight after the training course.
Entry Requirements
  • Current unrestricted registration with AHPRA
  • Successful completion of Introduction to Cosmetic Nursing course and Foundations of Anti-Wrinkle  treatments
  • Current CV
  • Current CPR  and anaphylaxis certificate
  • Proof of personal indemnity Insurance
  • Successful interview with Medical Director
Details of program You will be mentored one on one by a cosmetic clinical nurse specialist in a clinic environment for a minimum of 20 supervised anti –wrinkle treatments and follow-ups on model clients.
Certification
  • There are practical assessments for this course in the form of a logbook.
  • An Australian Academy of Cosmetic Nursing certificate will be issued on successful completion of your course.
Dates These programs are facilitated on request and dates provided on application.

Practical injecting  and  mentoring program

Introducing to Cosmetic Nursing $800
Foundations of Wrinkle Relaxer Treatments $1000
Practical Injecting and Mentoring Program $1600
Combined introduction to Cosmetic Nursing and Foundations of Wrinkle Relaxer Treatment $1600
Foundations of Dermal Filler Treatments $1500
Venipuncture for PRP $450
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) needling and injection treatments $1000
Managing Anaphylaxis in a Cosmetic Clinic Setting $200

Other courses available at the Academy

  • Foundations of Dermal  Fillers
  • Combined Foundation  Course
  • Advanced  Anti-Wrinkle Treatments
  • Advanced Dermal Fillers
  • Combined  Advanced Course
  • Lip Masterclass
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Training
  • Venepuncture for PRP
  • Manage anaphylaxis in an injectable’s setting
  • Annual CPR competency for Nurses.

Models

Be a model

If you are interested in being a model for anti-wrinkle treatments, we must ensure that you are suitable to receive treatment first.

The Australian Academy of Cosmetic Nursing and Dermal Therapy (The Academy) educators are highly experienced educators and Registered Nurses who have carried out thousands of treatments for clients in Europe and Australia.

  • All the Academy training treatments are carried out under the supervision of a Cosmetic Clinical Nurse Specialist  and Medical Director
  • Treatments will be carried out by Registered Nurses who are new to the industry, but have completed comprehensive theoretical and practical training and assessment at the Academy.
  • Becoming a model can be a great way to try a new treatment that you’ve not tried before
  • Models will benefit from significantly reduced treatment prices to the normal pricing.

Please note: all model appointments are strictly

  • Open to over 18s only.
  • Not available for anyone who is pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • We reserve the right to refuse treatment.

Due to tight schedule and trainee requirements, we ask that all anti-wrinkles injection models have at least two or more of the “standard” treatment areas of Anti wrinkle injections. These are; horizontal lines on the forehead, frown lines between the eyebrows and “crow’s feet” at the corners of the eyes.

Submit your details below and you will be added to our models mailing list. Whenever we require models for a training course, we send out emails detailing the dates, treatments available and costs. Models are chosen on a first come, first served basis. We have an ever-growing database of models and these treatments are in high demand so we recommend getting in touch with us straight away if you are interested in a particular date!

We request a deposit of $50 from all models when booking their session. This is deducted from the final cost of your treatment but is not refundable if you do not reschedule your booking at least 7 days before or fail to attend your booked session. Unfortunately, we are unable to book you in as a model without a deposit payment. If you follow the Academy and Equinox on Instagram or Facebook, before registering you will receive an additional discount and access to special promotions at the clinic.

 

Terms and Conditions of Booking:

The Academy of Cosmetic Nursing and Dermal Therapy in partnership with Equinox Beauty and Cosmetic Clinic
(“we”) reserve the right to decline enrolment to any of its training courses.

We reserve the right to cancel or change planned training courses in terms of dates, locations, and course
content. You will be notified at least 24 hours in advance of any changes. A full refund will be given in the
event of cancellation or should you be unable to attend due to any changes we make.

Irrespective of circumstances, we accept no liability for any loss of earnings or expenses incurred by you.

Paying for your training course

You may pay for your training course via telephone or online.
You may pay for your training course in the following ways:
• Cash
• Debit or credit card
• Zippay

Upon booking, 50% of the course fee is due immediately and is non-refundable.
You are required to pay the remaining balance of your course at least 6 weeks prior to attending your training
course.

An order confirmation confirming your place will be sent within 24 hours of payment/s being received.
For bookings made less than six weeks prior to the course commencement date, payment is required in full at
time of booking.

It is the delegate’s responsibility to ensure that the balance is paid in full at least 6 weeks before the course
date. Failure to do so may result in your course place being cancelled, and any payment already made may
be forfeited in line with our cancellation procedure.

Cancelling your training course booking

We understand that sometimes plans change and you may need to change your arrangements. Please read
below for how we handle cancellations and amendments, these rules also apply to sickness.

  • All cancellations are to be made in writing to, aacndt@outlook.com and will incur a $50.00
    administration fee.
  • Cancellations more than 6 weeks (42 calendar days) before your course date will incur loss of the
    non-refundable 50% deposit made at time of booking, plus a $50 administration fee.
  • Cancellations less than 6 weeks (42 calendar days) before your course date are 100% nonrefundable.

Please be aware that any participant arriving late to the course may not be able to participate in the course,
this is at the educator’s discretion .In the event of this occurring no refunds will be made. We do not accept
any liability for the cost of any travel expenses or hotel/accommodation or any other costs incurred by
participants to attend our courses.

All training resources provided prior to and during the course are protected by copyright and may not be
reproduced or copied either in part or in whole; nor used for personal or financial gain without the express
approval in writing by the owner, Academy of Cosmetic Nursing and Dermal Therapy.

The AACNDT develop their curriculum to the highest standard by experienced practitioners and educators and
in accordance with current industry practice, health and safety legislation and recognised guidelines with the
specific intention of improving standards of Aesthetic Practice.

However, we cannot be held responsible if:

• The guidelines change.
• There are further requirements for future qualification, which are not met by AACNDT training
structure.
• Whilst every effort is made to ensure accuracy of all information, resources provided, however we
will not be held responsible for any inaccuracies or omissions. You are responsible for your own
practice and ensuring that it is accurate.
• You are unable to gain employment as a cosmetic nurse, AACNDT does not make any guarantees
that your training will lead to employment.
• Any clinical errors or malpractice occurs following training by us.

In booking your place on a training course, you are agreeing to these booking terms and conditions and
understand the requirements.

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