Our Gold Coast Campus

Beauty, Makeup Artist and Massage Courses

Kick-start a rewarding career in the beauty industry by studying at our world-class beauty school in Southport.

To be the best, you have to be trained by the best, but finding high-quality, flexible training can be challenging.

Demi International is the industry choice for beauty, makeup, massage therapy, and nail courses on the Gold Coast. Study your way and enjoy comprehensive, hands-on training in our state-of-the-art student salon and beauty clinic.

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. ITEC accredited and recognised in 39 countries, this comprehensive course will arm you with the skills to be an exceptional beauty therapist.

Train to become a leader in advanced Therapeutic Yoga with this holistic Yoga teacher training. This in-depth, comprehensive study of Yoga will give you 500 hours of teacher training with a yoga therapy specialisation.

Hands-on training for a rewarding career as a remedial massage therapist. ITEC accredited and recognised in 39 countries. This comprehensive health course will give you the skills and knowledge to work as a complementary health practioner and the foundation for a further career in Allied Health.

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

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 complex services like lash extensions and Makeup Specialty (SHB30215).

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 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.

Tina Donaldson

Tina Donaldson

I have worked with celebrities, been published in Cosmo Bride and won an International award for my work at Elizabeth Arden and had my own business focusing on brides, with a holistic approach.

I am a life-long learner. I absolutely enjoy learning new information and skills. I look forward to passing on my experience to all the students coming to train with me at Demi International.

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Natasha Fenton

I have over 20 years’ experience in both makeup and beauty. My passion for beauty and make-up came from my love of dance, modelling and the creative arts. All of which I was involved in from a young age.

My work in the education sector spans 14 years. I love that I can share real-world advice, artistry skills, beauty techniques and invaluable hints and tips with upcoming makeup and beauty professionals.

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Salma Peerthy

I am an experienced fully qualified beauty therapist, salon owner and trainer in the beauty industry, Cosmetic and Spa Industry for the last 20 years.
I have worked with a lot of advanced skincare and machinery along with Doctors and skin therapists such as Peels, Microdermabrasion, Radiofrequency, Skin needling, Hifu, oxygen treatment, ultrasound, IPL, Thermage, LED machine and body treatments machine.

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Tamsin Smith

Tamsin loves to inspire the next generation of beauty therapists and share with them the many opportunities a career in Beauty Therapy can lead to both here and internationally. She likes to nurture and push her students to be the very best industry ready therapists possible by the end of their course. Tamsin’s key to success: Hard work, determination, and a positive mindset. Just put yourself out there!

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Lana Glover

I have worked in the beauty industry for over 20 years and have been teaching for 18 years. I have a passion for beauty and inspiring other to follow their heart to do what the love. I have operated my own business for over 10 years. I also manage a local salon and get great joy from teaching my students at Demi.

Meet your campus coordinator

Tina Donaldson

Tina Donaldson

I have worked with celebrities, been published in Cosmo Bride and won an International award for my work at Elizabeth Arden and had my own business focusing on brides, with a holistic approach.

I am a life-long learner. I absolutely enjoy learning new information and skills. I look forward to passing on my experience to all the students coming to train with me at Demi International.

Ready to

Apply?

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

FAQs

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. Demi International is an approved center for ITEC examinations, which means you graduate with a qualification recognised in 39 countries across the globe. 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 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.

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.

When are your Southport 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.

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!

Southport 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.

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Shop 2, 83 Scarborough Street,
Southport QLD 4215
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