Our Cairns Campus

Beauty, Makeup Artist and Massage Courses

Train at our world-class beauty, massage, and makeup school in Cairns.

Kickstart a rewarding career at Demi International, the industry choice for beauty therapy courses and remedial massage courses in Cairns.

What makes us different? We offer smaller class sizes with hands-on learning and skill development in a warm and supportive environment. Enrol full-time or part-time, with flexible study options, and graduate with the qualifications you need to enjoy a fulfilling and successful career.

Our Courses

Enrol full-time or part-time in a fully accredited, nationally recognised course with flexible study options. Graduate with the qualifications you need to enjoy a fulfilling and in-demand career.

Diploma Courses

We offer a range of comprehensive industry Diploma courses to have you job-ready in 12-18 months.

The Diploma of Beauty Therapy is our most popular beauty course and the highest national qualification available in Australia. This comprehensive course will arm you with the skills to be an exceptional beauty therapist.

Gain the skills for an exciting career in film, TV and fashion makeup., including prosthetics.

Hands-on training for a rewarding career as a remedial massage therapist. Massage Association recognised this comprehensive health course will give you the skills and knowledge to work as a complementary health practitioner and the foundation for a further career in Allied Health.

Learn everything needed to become a skilled manager for a spa, salon, clinic or wellness retreat.

Certificate Courses

Gain valuable skills and hands-on experience through a nationally recognised certificate course.

This dual qualification covers beauty industry basics like skin care, lash and brow tinting plus waxing and other services like tanning and mani-pedis, as well as Makeup Specialty.

Learn what it takes to be a creative, in-demand, master barber for a diverse range of clients.

Become a qualified and skilled nail technician to create beautiful manicures, pedicures, gel and acrylic nails.

Cut, colour and style your way to a rewarding career in hairdressing with this comprehensive course.

Why Study with Us?

Your future is our focus. We're invested in training our beauty academy graduates for long-term career development and success. Learn from our master beauty trainers in a real-world, down-to-earth environment, unlocking credits and pathways to higher learning as you go.

Fully Accredited

Demi International is a registered provider of premium beauty and massage industry training with a difference. We have delivered nationally accredited Diplomas, certificates and short courses to happy graduates for over 13 years.

Flexible Study

We offer study that fits in with life through full-time and part-time learning, mixing face-to-face and online modules where available. Ask us about study now and pay later, student loans, and the government subsidised Certificate 3 Guarantee.

Job Ready

We ensure small class numbers and student-focused support from trainers with over 30+ years of industry experience. Our completion rate is over 95% and we have an extremely high employment rate on graduation.

Meet your Instructors

It’s really important to us that we give you the best education possible. Our instructors are experts in their regions. Together they have over 30 years of working in the industry in a variety of fields, including business and specialty training. Our trainers and assessors are highly qualified, they all meet the Australian Governments guidelines for Registered Training Organisations.


Theresa Azzopardi

Diploma of Beauty Therapy

Theresa believes empathy and compassion are important qualities in the classroom, creating the right environment for confident and well-skilled Beauty Therapists. When she is not training students at Demi International Cairns she works in a local Cairns Spa, doing what she loves, taking care of others beauty needs.

Beauty trainer

Angelina Quanchi

Diploma of Beauty Therapy and Certificate III Beauty 

Angelina has been in the beauty industry for over 14 years. She has worked in Day Spas, beauty salons and Cosmetic Clinics alongside cosmetic nurses and surgeons. Prior to moving to Cairns she owned her own beauty salon in Victoria as well as working as a Beauty Trainer. Angelina has delivered a range of Beauty programs from Vet in schools to the Diploma of Beauty Therapy. 


Willian Macedo Couto

Diploma of Remedial Massage

Willian graduated in 2011 in his home country of Brazil with a degree in Physiotherapy and a post-graduate in nerurologial disorders. Since graduating he has worked in Sports Rehabilitative Centers, Neurology Centers, Intensive Unit Care, and Nursing Homes.

Chelsey Harris

Chelsey Harris

Diploma of Screen & Media, Certificate III Hairdressing and Barbering

For the past 18 years, I have operated my own business in Far North Queensland, of CK Hair Mobile hairdressing & Makeup. I work mainly as a colour specialist and have several regular clients. My career highlights so far would be having the pleasure of looking after several Australian celebrities including Christine Anu. In my class, I will be creating a hands-on approach to learning. I want to inspire students to reach their full potential in the hair and beauty industry. 


Jassie White

Advanced Diploma of Holistic Classical Yoga

Jassie first started Core Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training in 2016. Skilled in the art of movement, Jassie provides movement classes of all types through her business.  Jassie inspires all her students to step into their highest potential. Jassie is excited and humbled to lead you to your path of Yoga, creating an exciting, safe, unique, and diverse experience of yoga.


Meet your campus coordinator

Roberta Vieira

Roberta Vieira

I am originally from Brazil and I have been in Australia for four years. I have worked in Marketing for Education and also for Tourism segments for most of my life, including experiences of mega-events such as the Olympic Games and the Commonwealth Games.

I find helping students in the career they’ve chosen is one of the most rewarding aspects of my role at Dem Intenational.

Ready to


Call us on (07) 5309 6635. We are available weekdays 9am – 5pm (AEST).


How long does a beauty therapy course take?

The highest nationally (and globally) recognised Diploma of Beauty Therapy is available through Demi International Beauty School. Complete this comprehensive course in 12 months of full-time study or 18 months of part-time study and graduate with the skills to become an exceptional beauty therapist.

When are your Cairns enrolments?

We enrol every quarter. We follow the same terms as the Qld Public School System. This means you have normal school holiday breaks and start fresh for a new term. You can enrol in January, April, July, and October.

What qualifications do you need to be a beauty therapist?

Studying a Diploma of Beauty Therapy with Demi International will give you the highest professional qualification available in Australia. Learn the skills needed to be an exceptional beauty therapist and kick-start your career in 12 or 18 months.

How do I become a massage therapist in Queensland?

To become a massage therapist in Queensland you need to study with a nationally recognised, registered training organisation like Demi International. Our Diploma of Remedial Massage includes comprehensive training and added specialties, at no extra cost and qualifies you for Association membership with 4 of Australia’s most trusted Massage Associations, giving you access to ongoing career growth and the ability to provide private health rebates for your clients.

How do I become a makeup artist in Queensland?

To become a makeup artist in Queensland you can study with a nationally recognised, registered training organisation like Demi International. Our Certificate III in Beauty and Makeup Speciality is a comprehensive, dual qualification spread across 22 weeks. Flexible study and payment options are available. Take it to the next level with the Diploma of Screen and Media (Specialised Makeup). VET Student Loans available for eligible students.

How old do I have to be to enrol?

Demi International offers a High School Based Program where senior students 15 years and over in years 10, 11, and 12 can study for an industry certificate or diploma while completing their Queensland Certificate of Education. This is a great way to kick-start your career!

Cairns Student Clinic

All treatments are supervised by our experienced trainers to ensure you receive the best service possible.

Please see our treatment menu for a list of available services. You can also call the Student Clinic number 07 5301 9393 to make a booking. Leave a voicemail and the students will call you back within 24 hours.


132 Grafton Street,
Cairns City, QLD
Open: Mon-Fri*

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132 Grafton Street, Cairns QLD 4870

Distance to:
Bus: 1 minute walk
Shopping Centre: 5 minutes walk
Parking: Off street parking

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