“Better known as the Harvard meets Chanel of the beauty industry”
– Vogue Editor-In-Chief – Edwina McCann


For over 30 years, The French Beauty Academy has specialised in nationally recognised beauty courses, qualifications and training programs exclusively for the beauty industry.


We are Australia’s most experienced education provider and continue to be at the forefront of developing new training curricula for the industry. Individually tailored, our beauty courses are designed to ensure you graduate with the skills required to achieve your beauty career goals.


From our renowned (SHB50115 ) Diploma of Beauty Therapy to specialised courses in Makeup, Nails and Advanced Dermal & Laser courses, we aspire to create graduates who go on to work on the fashion runways of the world, to heal at the world’s leading spas or establish their own business and brand. Our range of beauty therapy courses include flexible study modes to suit your commitments and lifestyle.




Australia’s Best Beauty Academy


With our 30 year history we continue to produce some of the best therapists and makeup artists in the world. Under the guide of the best educators, our students flourish and are highly sought after by all the major industry recruiters and companies.


Campus and Equipment


Our stunning campuses in Brisbane City and on the Gold Coast are one of a kind, offering students an educational experience that is unparalleled. Our smaller class sizes mean that you get individual attention and hands-on practical experience with industry leading technology on a daily basis. The educational experience is amplified by ensuring that all students have access to the latest and leading cosmeceutical products.


We partner with the best in industry


The French has partnered with world leading partners across the beauty industry to ensure our students work with only the best. Some of our partnerships include: Mac Makeup, Steiner 6 Star Cruise Lines & Vogue
  • My experience at The French Beauty Academy has been amazing so far! The teachers are beyond helpful and the care they put into their students makes studying here a treat! The professionalism they portray and the skills they teach makes me want to learn and start my career in the... read more

    Tahlia Martin Avatar Tahlia Martin
    1 month ago

    Where do I start?! The french beauty academy has taught me many life skills that will carry me through what ever path in life I choose, it’s taught me strength, honour, integrity, personal development, how to achieve my goals, and many more things.

    It’s not just “beauty therapy” it’s much... read more

    Maxe O'Donnell Avatar Maxe O'Donnell
    7 months ago

    When I was first considering doing a Double Diploma of beauty therapy and screen and media I was going to put it off 6 months and then start, I decided to start In January and in only 3 months I can say with utmost confidence that this was by far... read more

    Matilda Whitten Avatar Matilda Whitten
    7 months ago
  • The French Beauty Academy is a place of beauty, love, support, friendship & sisterhood.

    I'm so glad I took the brave first step to join this year and to now have successfully graduated with a Diploma of Beauty Therapy and its all thanks to The French, the amazing educators &... read more

    Melissa Young Avatar Melissa Young
    10 months ago

    The best learning environment, supportive and caring teachers who want only the best for you. And I made life long friends here! I would recommend anyone to attend the French Beauty Academy, this school has pushed me in the right direction and has set me up for life � #FRENCHIES

    Trinity Brackley Avatar Trinity Brackley
    1 year ago

    I attended The French Beauty Academy’s Specialised Laser Technician course recently, and the experience was nothing less than fantastic! The course is very well structured, practical and engaging; and every single one of their instructors is extensively educated and experienced, professional, friendly and helpful. I highly recommend attending the course... read more

    Rose Niu Avatar Rose Niu
    8 months ago
  • The French beauty academy has been the best choice of my life, I have learnt not only how to be the best beauty therapist I can be but improving mental health and friendships, the teachers are amazing and so supportive, the knowledge that they give I honestly don’t know if... read more

    Renee Farrugia Avatar Renee Farrugia
    6 months ago

    My experience studying at The French was nothing short of amazing and liberating. I learnt so much about myself through the entirety of the course and gained numerous interpersonal skills I can bring forward in future employment. Not only did I improve as a person but I grew into a... read more

    Brittegnie Pasquier Avatar Brittegnie Pasquier
    4 months ago

    The French Beauty Academy has provided me with a learning environment where I feel safe and empowered. I have been able to achieve some amazing things within my time here, skills that 12 months ago I didn’t believe I could do.

    I have been able to learn practical skills, develop... read more

    Shiloh Young Avatar Shiloh Young
    7 months ago
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