EDUCATION

 

The Australian Society of Dermal Clinicians (ASDC) at the present time do not accredit any particular educational provider or program. However the ASDC as a professional body do recognise students and graduates from the following endorsed institutions and programs listed below as eligible to apply for membership.

Endorsement of programs is by recommendation of Education and General Committee with voting by the membership of the ASDC as representatives of the dermal health profession.

 

All membership applications are subject to approval by the ASDC. 

Full Membership
Recognised Undergraduate Education Programs

​To apply for Full membership with the ASDC and be eligible to use the title "Dermal Clinician", applicants must have graduated from an endorsed Bachelor degree.  Currently, the ASDC recognises the programs listed below.

  • Bachelor of Dermal Science Victoria University

  • Bachelor of Health Science (Clinical Dermal Therapies), *superseded Victoria University

  • Bachelor of Health Science (Dermal Therapies) *superseded Victoria University 

  • Bachelor of Health Science (Aesthetics) Torrens University

  • Bachelor of Applied Health Science (Clinical Aesthetics) Australasian College of Health and Wellness

  • Bachelor of Applied Health Science (Clinical Aesthetics) Australian Dermal Science Institute

Associate Membership
Recognised Vocational & Under/Post Graduate Education Programs

To apply for Associate membership with the ASDC and be eligible to use the title "Dermal Therapist", applicants must have graduated from an ASDC endorsed vocational or undergraduate/postgraduate program listed below.

  • Associate Degree in Applied Health Science (Dermal Therapy) Australasian College of Health and Wellness

  • Advanced Diploma of Cosmetic Dermal Science (52850WA) AACDS and Gray Clay

  • Graduate Diploma in Dermal Science (52854WA) AACDS and Gray Clay

  • Graduate Diploma in Cosmetic Nursing and Injectables (52852WA) AACDS and Gray Clay

  • Graduate Certificate in IPL and Laser Hair Reduction (SIB70110)

Student Membership
Recognised Vocational & Under/Post Graduate Education Programs

Students who are enrolled in ASDC endorsed Dermal Science/Therapy programs are also encouraged to apply as students and participate in ASDC events and continuing education opportunities. Depending on which ASDC endorsed course you are enrolled in (see affiliated institutions and recognised education programs below), will determine which title students may use ie. "Student Dermal Clinician" or "Student Dermal Therapist"

EDUCATION PARTNERS
Bachelor of Dermal Sciences
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Victoria University - Melbourne

Bachelor of Dermal Science

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Torrens University - Brisbane

Bachelor of Health Sciences (Aesthetics)

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Australasian College of Health & Wellness - Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane

Associate Degree in Applied Health Science (Dermal Therapy)

Bachelor of Applied Health Science (Clinical Aesthetics)

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Australian Dermal Science Institute - Melburne

Associate Degree in Applied Health Science (Dermal Therapy)

Bachelor of Applied Health Science (Clinical Aesthetics)