Upskilling your 52850WA Advanced Diploma of Cosmetic Dermal Science
to the 52854WA Graduate Diploma of Dermal Science
The opportunity to upskill to the 52854WA Graduate Diploma of Dermal Science is only applicable to graduates of the 52850WA Advanced Diploma of Cosmetic Dermal Science. Upskilling allows Dermal Therapists to gain further knowledge and skills in the area of dermatology, dermatoscopy and integrated health. Upskilling involves the successful completion of the following units of competency:
1. CDNPDD02 Apply principles of dermatology and dermatoscopy to cosmetic medicine (theory and practical components)
2. CDNIHD01 Integrate health and dermatology for aesthetic practice
You can build upon your foundation in dermal science to enhance employment opportunities, achieve greater credibility with a postgraduate qualification, attract new clients and achieve better outcomes for your clients.
Unit CDNPDD02 = $935
Unit CDNIHD01 = $1,430
VET Student Loans approved course*. Please click here for further information.
*VET Student Loans will not be approved for students who do not meet eligibility requirements. A VET Student Loan gives rise to a VETSL debt that continues to be a debt due to the Commonwealth until it is repaid.
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Please note that you’re also required to purchase a textbook for unit CDNPDD02. This textbook is approximately $75.00
Unit CDNPDD02 will require a study commitment of approximately 6 hrs per week over 10 weeks, though can be fast-tracked if time allows. The dermatoscopy practical component will involve a half-day at an Aspire Training Clinic (Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Gold Coast).
Unit CDNIHD01 will require a study commitment of approximately 6 hours per week over 16 weeks, though can be fast-tracked if time allows.