Better Courses, Greater Opportunities

World Renowned Qualifications Led by Industry Experts


As the first and only beauty institute in the Australian Capital Territory to offer internationally recognised qualifications, Australasian Beauty Therapy Academy (ABTA) is a leading-industry name for providing highly sought-after courses, led by world renowned teachers.

With more than 25 years experience, ABTA has prides itself on excelling in beauty and makeup courses in Canberra by offering a wide range of training including Beauty Therapy, Nail Therapy, Spa Therapy and Make Up Artistry.

Interested in learning more about studying on of our courses but don’t have the funds? Don’t worry, you don’t need to miss out. We have flexible payment plans available. Just ask our friendly team!


Kickstart Your Career Today

Professional Beauty Courses

Are you ready to join the beauty industry and challenge yourself to achieve new hights?!

Our nationally & internationally recognised beauty and makeup courses are carefully designed to offer relevant education of the current beauty industry. At ABTA, we ensure you’re given the right tools and training to effectively apply your newly learnt skills into a real-world setting. Our globally recognised courses will allow you to work anywhere!! Including Nationally, Internationally, Cruise ships and even airlines!

Beauty Therapy

Got the urge to persue a career in Beauty Therapy? ABTA offers an exciting and enjoyable course,  with small class sizes meaning more one-on-one time to perfect your knowledge and skills of Beauty Therapy!

SPA Therapy

If you don’t find waxing and beauty is your thing, then maybe Spa Therpy is the way to go! Spa Therapy focuses on offering your clients relaxation, stress release and balancing the mind. We teach you how to perform the spa style treatments with the most relaxation possible! Sounds like bliss!

Nail Technology

With the ever growing demand in nail design, we offer you the knowledge and skills that are current, and the technique to ‘nail’ your caeer as a Nail Technician! We cover your standard mani and pedis, to gel and acrylic nails, and even help you brush up your skills with nail art!

Advanced Skin Care

Are you ready to take your skillset to the next level? ABTA offers you the opportunity to add to your resume the lastest and greatest demands of the beauty industry! From microdermabrasion and skin rejuvenation, to electrolysis and laser hair removal and more. You’ll be ahead of the game with these courses!


Every Day is Colourful

Professional Make-up Courses

Want to enhance your creativity and kick-start your vibrant career as a make-up artist? 
Our fully qualified makeup teachers and mentors are global experts and are waiting to share their knowledge with you! Studio A Makeup Academy at ABTA provides make-up and hair styling training for beginers to experts.

We offer daytime and evening classes, as well as weekend courses! So there is no excuse for you to miss your dream of becomg a global supertsar make-up artist!


Diploma of Screen and Media

This diploma is designed for students who wish to work as a make-up artist, special effects makeup designer and hair stylist! Graduates of this Diploma will be fully qualified to offer specialised make up services that may help lead you to the road of stardom!


Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics

Embark on a week-long intensive course to learn the makeup basics, tips and tricks . Our Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics is run by one of Australia’s most prolific and experienced celebrity makeup artists, Dale Dorning. Learn everything you need to know to succeed at the hands of an industry expert!

Short Courses



Transform your passion into a career with ABTA’s make-up short courses. From personal use makeup workshop to hands-on Master classes with industrial leading make-up artists, our trainers impart user-friendly, commercially viable and practical education to share their knowledge and passion with you!

Affordable Beauty Clinic & Hands-On Training

Learn from Leading Industry Experts & Grow Your Skillset

The ABTA Beauty Clinic allows our students to have hands-on training under the full supervision of trainers, with treatments offered at discounted prices. The Clinic also offers professional treatments by qualified therapists at competitive rates. Due to high demand, we recommend booking your private clinic appointment at your earliest convenience to avoid missing out.


Contact & Location

Unit 2, No.32-36 Colbee Court, Phillip, Canberra ACT 2606 AU

Please ring 02 6285 4255
or email

to book your appointment, come to relax and get pampered here


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