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Australian Laser & Cosmetic Academy is Melbourne’s leading training academy that was founded to support skin, beauty, dermal and healthcare professionals that wish to further their skills, without having to commit to a full-time study timetable.

Australian Laser & Cosmetic Academy was founded under the banner of Australian Laser & Skin Clinics – one of the most highly regarded, and longest running Laser & Skin Clinics in Victoria, boasting over 20 years’ experience in the industry. The relationship between Australian Laser & Cosmetics Academy and Australian Laser & Skin Clinics gives our trainees the unique opportunity to gain exposure to a real clinic environment under the supervision of a trained professional and engage with our existing fully trained team members to learn about real client results. The learned skills will provide students with in-clinic readiness which will be attractive to potential industry employers.

Our mission is to offer an affordable training program intended to arm our students with the knowledge and values required to provide clients with not only a quality treatment, but also quality results. All of the training subjects offered within the Academy are based on a Theory/Practical/Exam process, mixing both online, in-class, and in-clinic modules so you are set up for success in becoming an ALCA certified practitioner.


We will be holding courses in:

  • Laser Hair Removal
  • Laser Tattoo Removal (Coming Soon)
  • IPL – Intense Pulsed Light
  • Advanced Skin Needling
  • Advanced Microdermabrasion
  • Anti-Wrinkle Injections
  • Dermal Filler Injections

We provide comprehensive hands on training in small classes designed for a more personalized learning experience.

The courses at Australian Laser & Cosmetic Academy are designed for medical professionals looking to get started or further their skills.

Get trained by the best ! Our trainers are one of the most experienced and skilled in the industry.

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Advanced Microdermabrasion Foundation Course – 1 Day


  • 27th February 2020
  • 26th March 2020

Theory, Demonstration, Practical & Test

Advanced Microdermabrasion is a non-invasive exfoliating skin treatment designed to dramatically improve skin conditions like aging, pigmentation, scarring, congestion and general rejuvenation for everyone. Microdermabrasion is a very popular skin treatment within the Aesthetic Market as results are noticeably quick with minimal downtime.

This one day course is the next step for those who hold a Certificate or Diploma in Beauty Therapy to increase your skill base enabling an easier transition into the skin and cosmetic industry.

Also suitable for Nurses, Doctors, Medical or Cosmetic Professionals

Course Outline:

  • Concept of advanced Diamond tip Microdermabrasion
  • Customization for different skin conditions – Face and Body
  • Contraindications and precautions
  • Consultation
  • Treatment protocol
  • Interval guidelines
  • Treatment planning options
  • Advanced Microdermabrasion applications
  • Combining treatment modalities
  • Post treatment client care
  • Hygiene and cleaning guidelines
  • Clinical educator demonstration
  • Students hands on practical
  • Testing & certification

PRICE: $900 +GST
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Advanced Skin Needling Course – 1 Day


  • 28th February 2020
  • 27th March 2020

Theory, Demonstration, Practical & Testing

Skin Needling, also known as Collagen Induction Therapy (CIT) is an advanced skin aesthetic technique using surgical grade micro needles to create very fine punctures and micro channels within the Epidermis. This causes a controlled wound within the skin which triggers the skin to go through a healing response creating fibroblast activity to stimulate an increased deposition of Collagen and Elastin.

Skin Needling has many advantages and benefits including Skin Rejuvenation, Strengthening Skin Integrity, Product Penetration, Reduction of Scar Tissue, Pore Size, Hyper-Pigmentation, Redness, Stretchmarks, Lines and Wrinkles.

This exciting one day course is the next step for those who hold a Diploma in Beauty Therapy or Skin Specialist to increase your skill base enabling an easier transition into the skin and cosmetic industry.

Also suitable for Nurses, Doctors, Medical or Cosmetic Professionals

Course Outline:

  • Concept of Skin Needling
  • Industry needling device options
  • Wound healing process
  • Needle depths
  • Face and body treatment options
  • Skin types and conditions
  • Benefits
  • Advanced Skin Needling applications
  • Combining treatment modalities
  • Precautions and contraindications
  • Consultation
  • Treatment Protocol
  • Pain Management Options
  • Skin preparation and post treatment client care
  • Clinical educator demonstration
  • Student hands on practical
  • Testing & certification

Price: $900 +GST
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Anatomy & Skin Conditions

Level 1: Introduction To Skin And Cells – Online Course

Introduction to skin and cells is an online course to provide you with the basic knowledge of the skin and cells. This is essential to anyone who is wishing to enter the beauty aesthetic industry and suitable for those coming back into the industry. This course will cover the following:

  • Layers of the skin: epidermis, dermis and subcutaneous
  • Important cells found in the layer of the skin
  • Cells and their functions
  • Collagen, elastin and glycosaminoglycans (Gags)
  • Keratinisation
  • Acid Mantle
  • Sebaceous and sudoriferous glands
  • Types of tissue
  • Blood cells
  • Hair growth cycle and its physiology
  • 10 expiry for this course

Price $79 +GST
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Level 2: Beginners Skin Physiology And Assessment – Face to Face


  • 26th February 2020
  • 25th March 2020

The beginners skin physiology and assessment course, is a comprehensive one-day face to face course suitable to a professional post-beauty graduate practitioner. This course carries on from our ‘Introduction to skin and cells’, going into more depth about the skin and cells and also covers how to perform a comprehensive skin assessment. This is suitable for those who have completed the Level 1 or those who hold a diploma in beauty and are wanting to increase or refresh their knowledge and understanding of the skin. It is also suitable for nurses, doctors and dermal therapist. This course covers the following:

  • Cell functions
  • Skin function
  • Advanced knowledge in the makeup of cells
  • Immune system
  • Types of collagen
  • Advanced hair physiology
  • Fitzpatrick skin typing
  • Lymphatic system
  • Basic circulatory system
  • Amino acids & peptides
  • Mitosis
  • Extracellular matrix
  • Cell adhesion molecules
  • Types of tissue
  • Assessment of the skin
  • Main skin types
  • Basic skin conditions

Price: $900 +GST
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BONUS OFFER 3 Courses Special

  • 26th, 27th & 28th February 2020
  • 25th, 26th & 27th March 2020

Skin Needling. Microdermabrasion & Anatomy & Skin Conditions

Price $2,199 +GST (value $2,599)

Plus receive FREE Careers Counselling Session valued at $250

The career counselling session includes review of your current resume, with tips and tricks for an effective resume structure, a practice interview with feedback on how to best sell yourself and an understanding of the current industry and how to best apply to suitable positions. Plus assisting in work placement.

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Laser Hair Removal Course – 2 Days


  • 20th & 21st February 2020
  • 2nd & 3rd April 2020

Theory, Demonstration, Practical & Testing

Medical grade Laser Hair Removal destroys the root of the follicle, destroying unwanted hair and preventing future growth. Medical grade removal is attracted to melanin (the pigment) within the follicle. The laser light is then converted into heat energy that destroys the root within the follicle and prevents future growth.

The principle of lasers is based on light absorption. In the same way that a black car will become hotter than a white car. This process is called photothermolysis. In Laser Hair Removal, the laser energy is absorbed by the pigment (melanin) and transmitted down the shaft, disrupting the growth mechanism when it reaches the root. The light energy is transformed to heat energy and the follicle is heated to a critical temperature at which point it is cauterised. The laser disrupts hairs that are principally in the active growth (anagen) phase at the time of treatment. The laser is pulsed, or switched on, for a fraction of a second. The length of each pulse is just long enough for the follicle to be disrupted.

Hair colour and skin type are the two most important factors. Temporary loss almost always occurs, but for long term hair removal, the colour is a significant factor.

Also suitable for Nurses, Doctors, Medical or Cosmetic Professionals

Course Outline:

  • Fundamental concept of lasers
  • Wavelengths and skin interactions
  • Laser parameters
  • Hair growth and growth cycle
  • Fitzpatrick skin typing
  • Informed consent
  • Consultations
  • Test patches
  • Treatment programs
  • Application techniques
  • Contraindications
  • Outcome expectations
  • Post-treatment

Price: $1,950 +GST
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IPL Hair Removal and Skin Rejuvenation Course – 2 Days


  • 8th & 9th April

Theory, Demonstration, Practical & Testing

The principle of IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) is based on light absorption. This process is called photothermolysis. IPL energy is absorbed by the pigment (melanin) and transmitted down the shaft, disrupting the growth mechanism when it reaches the root. The IPL energy is transformed to heat energy and the follicle is heated to a critical temperature at which point it is cauterised. IPL disrupts hairs that are principally in the active growth (anagen) phase at the time of treatment. Each pulse is just long enough for the follicle to be disrupted.

Photo Rejuvenation is a non-invasive treatment performed with medical-grade IPL. It is designed to target certain skin conditions, including pigmentation, fine lines and wrinkles, sun damaged skin, broken capillaries, redness, and rosacea.

The process works by using accurately targeted light energy to safely treat abnormal blood vessels or pigmentation. IPL stimulates the body’s natural healing process to assist in healing the condition, while also promoting the natural production of collagen, which leaves skin smoother and more evenly toned. Treatments have proven to generate substantial visible improvements in the skin without any downtime.

Our intensive IPL course includes an online theory component of skin physiology as a pre-learning module, followed by two days face to face. Day 1 is theory and day 2 is practical.

Course Outline:

  • Properties of light including wavelengths, fluence and pulse-width
  • Laser and IPL characteristics
  • Light and skin interactions
  • Skin typing
  • Test patching and safety
  • Hair growth cycles
  • Genetic and hormonal causes of excess hair

Despite the focus of this course being Hair Removal, there is brief exploration of:

  • Pigmentation
  • Vascular
  • Acne skin conditions
  • A focus on contraindications, risk factors, and an emphasis on reducing risk factors is also included

Price: $2,000 +GST
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Light Based Safety – Online Course

Laser Safety Certificate

Study and complete online at your own pace.

Price: $399 or $199 if you buy the Laser Hair Removal or IPL course $199
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Cosmetic Injectables Course – 2 Days


Learn to Be Competent and Safe when performing Cosmetic Injectables:


  • 10th & 11th February 2020
  • 16th & 17th March 2020
  • 20th & 21st April 2020

Theory, Demonstration, HANDS-ON Practical

LIMITED to no more than 5 participants for each day.
Location: 1/8 Pascoe Vale Road, Moonee Ponds, Melbourne


Course Outline:

Day 1 – Anti-Wrinkle Injections</p>

This 1 day course is designed to prepare you with the knowledge and skill you will need to carry out the most commonly requested anti-wrinkle injections. It will focus on the theory and facial anatomy you need to know to perform cosmetic injections. Before the course, you will receive the online portion to the course, including reading materials to start learning the theory component in advance, this will prepare you and refresh your knowledge. On the training day, this will be reinforced and focus more on the practical hands-on training.
The second part of the course is an intensive hands-on practical component, which will be supervised by experienced and highly-skille>d trainers in small groups. The areas taughtn> will include: Forehead, frown, crows feet, browlift, bunny lines, upper lip> lines, chin wrinkling, and jaw-slimming (Masseters), plus more.<br>All tr</beatments are performed on live patients which will give you an adequate amount of hands-on time on the training day. This 1 day training course in Anti-wrinkle injections is designed for any cosmetic medical or nursing professional looking to get started in cosmetic injectables


Day 2 – Dermal Filler Injections

This 1 day course is designed to prepare you with the knowledge and skill you willn> need to performn> injections of dermal fillers. It will focus on the theory and facial anatomy you need to know to perform dermal filler injections.
This course is especially tailored for the Australian injectors with the newest products and procedures, so that you can offer the best and safest treatments to your clients.
training includes comprehensive demonstrations and intensive hands-on training by highly skilled trainers. The areas taught will include: cheeks, lips, chin, marionette folds, jawline and more.
To attend either of the courses you must be a registered nurse or doctor. Participants will receive a certificate upon completion.

Location: 1/8 Pascoe Vale Road, Moonee Ponds, Melbourne


Interested in anti-wrinkle injection training? The team at Australian Laser & Cosmetic Academy offer thorough courses that include hands-on training with relevant tools and equipment. Our trainedn> teachers help keen students to develop a comprehensive understanding of different anti-wrinkle procedures. These lessons will get you ready to conduct treatmen>ts on patients who want to reverse the signs of ageing and feel more confident.


Our anti-wrinkle tion”>injection training course consists of small classes that focus on each and every student, ensuring their skills and talents are fostered. We make sure you understand how to use anti-wrinkle injections safely and effectively. This not only helps you to deliver consistent results for patients, but also prevents mistakes and avoids causing harm to future patients.

With over 20 years of experience, we boast up-to-date knowledge of cosmetic treatments and have access to the latest cosmetic technologies. You can rely on us to provide ann”>ti-wrinklen> injection training of the very highest standard.


Look no further than Australian Laser & Cosmetic Academy for the best anti-wrinkle injection training courses. Give your nearest clinic a call for more information, or enquire online for a prompt and informative response.


$1,700 for Day 1 Anti Wrinkle Injections

$2000 for Day 2 Dermal Filler Injections

or $3,400 or both 2 Days (+GST)


To ensure every participant gets hands-on experience, this course is limited to no more than 7 people at a time.

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Nancy is a positive and crespan>ion with a Science Major, Diploma of Health Science, Certificate of Dermatan>ology and Scar Repair and is Laser Safety Accredited.

Nancy believes in listening to understandn> her trainees’ objectives and goals. She is a patient, relaxed and flexible educator, embracing diversity and will seek alternative teaching modalities to meet the needs of various trainees and participants, that comprise of Doctors, Nurses, Clinical Dermal Therapists and Beauty Therapists.

Nancy’s passion is to inspire people to grow, lead and succeed in their business, salon or clinic – with integrity and high ethics. Her results-driven and scientifically based training gives participants the confidence to interact with clients in a knowledgeable, credibpan>le, positive and meaningful way.

“I have worked with Nancy for over 10 years in various roles. She Is a passionate educator with a ves=”textannotation”>ry positive attitude towards each task she sets herself to. She relates extremely well to people and her training and education style inspires all who learn with her to reach their potential. I would highly recommend Nancy.”

“Nancy is an exceptional Trainer and Educator in the field of Aesthetics. Nancy possesses a unique ability to not only create and deliver expert and well thought through training materials, but to also maintain a high level of consistency, reliability and professionalism with both her clients, our clients and her primary team members. Nancy is extremely passionate about helping those in the beauty industry to hone their knowledge and clinical application skills.”




<strong>Board Certified Cosmetic Physician</stron

<pan>p>Dr. Gordon is one of Australia’s leading experts of non-surgical thread lift procedures and cosmetic injectables. He regularly trains other doctors> on cosmetic injectables, non-surgical suture lifts and facial anatomy.  Since graduating from medical school at the University of Melbourne in 1997, Dr. Gordon has over 20 years of experience in various specialities of medicine and surgery, with a special focus on cosmetic medicine.


Dr. Gordon has a meticulous and holistic approach to the face and body, tailored for the individual patient, to achieve the best cosmetic results.

He has a meticulous and wholistic approach to the beauty, tailored for the individual patient, to give them the best cosmetic results.

Dr.n> Gordon has received extensive training in Europe, Dubai, the United States and Asia in cosmetic medicine and surgery.  He is one of Australia’s leading experts of non-5532c” class=”textannotation”>44826″ class=”textannotation”>surgical thread lift on”>procedures and regularly trains other doctors on cosmetic injectables and non-surgical suture lifts. Dr Gordon is appointed as an official preceptor for the  Medical Fellowship ment-01c95021-b90a-032f-a1e7-ad65f4769e3c” class=”textannotation”>:enhancement-f05fd7d9-42b9-4b93-b811-13c9716c4cb0″ class=”textannotation”>training program with Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery.

Dr. Gordon has been board certified by the >Americaan>n</span> Academy of Aesthetic Medicine (AAAM) and awa67fde6d” class=”textannotation”>27042074″ class=”textannotation”>rded Fellowship in Cosmetic Medicine</span> by the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicinean> (A4M) in USA and Dubai. He is a >nnotation”>full member of the Cosmetic Physicians College of Australasia (CPCA).

Dr. Gordon specialises in walk-in/walk-out cosmetic b3d5aabcc2″ class=”textannotation”>-ca92-69b29b196c3d” class=”textannotation”>procedures, including:

– Non-surgical suture lifts (or “thread lifts”)
– Advanced cosmetic injectables
– Laser skin resurfaci
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– Fat transfer to the face




1/8 Pascoe Vale Road Moonee Ponds

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