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CPD Workshop Melbourne

CPD Workshop Melbourne

This workshop will focus on utilising a multi-modality treatment approach in clinical practice utilising the Morpheus8 device. We will be showcasing technologies to contour, tighten and rejuvenate in one treatment.

Date: 23rd July 2024 | Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Academic Support Sessions

AACDS offers weekly virtual academic support sessions for all current students. These sessions cover various topics to you in navigating their your studies effectively.

Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm (AWST)
Every Monday



AACDS Virtual Open Days

Virtual Open Days

Ready to kickstart your career in dermal therapies and/or cosmetic nursing?

Join us at the monthly AACDS Virtual Open Days and take the first step towards your dream career!



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Flexible Online Study Options

We provide flexible online study options
so you can balance study, work and life.

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Semester & Key Dates
22nd July 2024 Application cut-off - 8th July
19th August 2024 Application cut-off – 5th August
16th September 2024 Application cut-off – 2nd September
Calendar Dates
Tue 25th June 2024
Tue 6th August 2024
Tue 3rd september 2024
Tue 1st October 2024
Tue 29th October 2024
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Upcoming Events

CPD Workshop Perth with Icon IPL and Potenza

16 July 2024

16 July 2024 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm – ABOUT THIS EVENT Say Goodbye to Redness: Transforming Skin with Icon IPL and Potenza RF Microneedling! AACDS together with Cynosure are holding a CPD workshop evening in Perth on 16th July from 6pm – 8pm. Experience the ultimate transformation for clients skin as we bid farewell to redness! Join us for an exclusive event in […]

CPD Workshop Melbourne Inmode

23 July 2024
CPD workshop Melb

23 July 2024 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm – ABOUT THIS EVENT AACDS is holding a CPD workshop evening in conjunction with Inmode! This workshop will focus on utilising a multi-modality treatment approach in clinical practice. We will be showcasing technologies to contour, tighten and rejuvenate in one treatment. Live demonstrations of the three-step lifting techniques utilising the Morpheys8, Minifx and Forma devices. Indications: […]

Latest News & Research

Understanding the Skin Microbiome and its Relationship to Dermal Therapies

5 April 2024

Image Source – wellnessbyrosh.com This information is intended for Dermal Therapists and Cosmetic Nurses or anyone considering completing a formal course in dermal science or a cosmetic nursing course. Introduction The human body contains trillions of microorganisms out numbering our human cells by 10 to one. In fact, microorganisms make up only about 1-3% of…

New TGA Guidelines for Advertising Cosmetic Injectables

20 March 2024

Welcome to our new micro-learning series on industry regulations. Following on from the recent changes to Ahpra’s guidelines, this micro-learning module discusses the new TGA guidelines for advertising cosmetic injectable services. We encourage you to read through this presentation, complete the quiz questions at the end and log as a CPD activity.

“Industry revenue is forecast to increase at an annualised 2.8%
over the five years through 2026-27, to reach $1.6 billion”

Source: IBIS World

What Our Students Say

Emil SuarezEmil Suarez
00:17 28 Mar 24
Amazing team at AACDS (student support, accessors, officers). They are very helpful, understanding and assisted me with my requirements (marking, extensions, practical dates). I have learned heaps and would definitely study again through them!
Lou BoeyLou Boey
03:28 13 Dec 23
Completed practical placement here and had the best time. Trainers were thorough and knowledgeable with treatments. Friendly, fun environment where I felt relaxed throughout my time studying here. Highly recommend for practical experience through AACDS.
liu Catherineliu Catherine
08:49 12 Dec 23
I absolutely enjoyed my study with AACDS. The course is very practical and informative. Staff from AACDS are amazing, nice and supportive. I felt much more confident at work because of the knowledge that I gained from study with AACDS.
Patricia CuthbertPatricia Cuthbert
10:23 07 Dec 23
I'm enjoying my course. I feel well supported. As I work full time,you can go at your own pace. The Academy do thier best to help you.I'm looking forward to my next unit
amy blackmanamy blackman
05:47 03 Nov 23
PRAC exceeded my expectations! I learnt so so much! Claire , Natalie and Maria are exceptional in their fields! Honestly such a highlight for me undergoing dermal therapy at AACDS! I have learnt such an array under such amazing mentors! Really enjoyed every aspect of study and especially PRAC. I would highly recommend to anyone! The support, education and development are at the highest level! It's been a huge journey and I wouldn't do it anywhere else!!


When you study at AACDS your connection to the cosmetic dermal science industry is immediate. Our College has strong ties and connections to some of the world’s leading dermal clinics, surgeries and other organisations. AACDS students will get access to amazing opportunities, life-changing work experiences and industry contacts that will remain throughout your career.

We run a free graduate recruitment website where potential employers might meet their future staff.