Embarking on a new adventure like studying can feel overwhelming, but we are here to help you get organised and set up for success. Here you’ll find some of the most common questions asked by new students. Our Administration team is available every step of the way to assist you through your transition to a Frenchie and beyond.
Head to the Our Courses page to browse all courses available at The French and play with our interactive tools to discover courses by your dream career, as well as our popular Find Your Why tool.
Each course has unique eligibility requirements which are detailed on each one of our course pages. Head to the course you are interested in studying, and scroll down to the Admissions section to find the information you need. You can also contact the Admissions team on firstname.lastname@example.org who are always happy to assist you.
Head to the course you are interested in studying, and scroll down to the Fees section to find the information you need. All Diploma course fees are listed in our Fee Schedule.
You may be eligible for national or state Government Funding. If you are not eligible, there are a number of Private Funding options to pay for your course, including After Pay and more.
Use our interactive tool to help discover your passion, find your purpose and pick the right course.
Our interviews are a chance for you to view our state of the art campuses and learning facilities and see first hand what it is like being a student of The French. You will meet one on one with a Student Advisor who will firstly give you a tour of our state of the art campus. You will sit down for a cup of tea and go through The French Education philosophy and course details. We will cover any important questions you have as well as all the course details, course fees and funding options.
The French Beauty Academy is committed to providing and promoting non-discriminatory and inclusive enrolment practices, and to ensuring that students applying for enrolment into Diploma and Certificate level courses have the required aptitude and attributes necessary to reasonably achieve the qualification. This helps you be confident that you have chosen the right course for you and your career goals as we also want to ensure the applicant is aware of and prepared to commit to the course schedules and workloads, and has a willingness to learn and a genuine interest in a beauty therapy career. Additionally, in the interview you will gain an understanding important course information like eligibility, fees and funding options.
Should you wish to enrol in a course on the day of your interview and apply for VET Student Loans Funding* it is advised you bring along the following documentation required to complete your application and process your enrolment and secure your place in the course:
When joining us for a campus tour or interview we appreciate our guests to dress appropriately in smart casual attire as you are joining an industry where professional presentation counts.
It is important that you make an appointment to visit us if you’re interested in study our Diploma or Certificate courses, that way if you make the journey we can ensure someone is available to answer any questions you may have.
Meet with our friendly Student Advisors virtually or on-campus to learn about how to make your dream career a reality!
If you do not have an Australian year 12 Certificate or have not successfully completed a Certificate IV or higher qualification, you must sit an approved Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) test and be assessed as competent at Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework in both reading and numeracy.
If you have advised our Student Advisors at Interview that you require a LLN exercise to prove academic suitability your username and password to log in to the CSPA system to complete the LLN Test will be emailed to you to complete at home.
Under 18 year olds require parental consent to enrol and for VET Student Loans approval. You will receive your parental consent in the post. These forms are required for The French to be able to email you your official application for VET Student Loan funding.
All the important details including arrival time will be emailed to you prior to your orientation so keep an eye on your inbox. Normally our orientation days for our diploma programs are 8.30am arrival for a 9am start. While our certificate and short course programs will depend on whether you are studying during the day or evening.
At The French Beauty Academy we understand how important first impressions are when preparing you for industry, our goals are your goals and we want to give you the very best chance of securing your dream job. For this reason we provide you with a French uniform and guidelines below that will help you stand out when it comes to securing your dream career. For students studying both the Diploma and a certificate program, you will need to ensure you following the uniform guidelines outlined in the course requirements.
Should your course include a uniform and student kits you will receive these at your orientation. As our courses are all inclusive you won’t be required to bring too much. Here’s a checklist of simple essential items that you will need:
Students in specific courses and/or units, receive kits to assist in their learning experience. These are distributed throughout the duration of your course, when deemed appropriate for your training requirements.
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All students have access to a loan laptop should they need one to help them complete their studies. Please note a refundable deposit of $50 is required at the time of loan. The device remains the sole property of The French Beauty Academy and is provided on a loan basis. Students are requested to sign a legal agreement identifying The French Beauty Academy’s ownership of the device. The device is to be returned to the Academy at the end of the course before graduation.
It’s important all your details are up to date so we can stay in contact with you throughout the year. To update your address, contact details or other personal information email email@example.com.
A Credit transfer recognises previously completed formal training and/or qualifications that directly match a unit of competency in your nominated qualification. To apply, complete the Credit Transfer application here.
If you’re thinking about deferring or withdrawing from your course, contact your Campus Principal and they can assist with this process.
At orientation you will be introduced to STELLA The French Beauty Academy Learning Platform. Your course enrolments, grades and progress can be managed on STELLA. You will also see the due dates for upcoming assessment tasks to manage your schedule.
If there are no outstanding fees due, you will be posted your certificate within 14 days from your course end date.
There are two websites that help you keep track of what you have borrowed and how much you still have left to pay. The myHELPbalance website will help you keep track of how much you have borrowed under VET Student Loans and the various HELP loans from 2005 onwards. Your myGov account allows you to get more information about your VETSL and other HELP debts online. It will show:
Please notify the academy as soon as you know you will miss a class by phoning the campus (if missing a class that day) or emailing your class teacher if you are providing more than 24hrs notice.
The French are committed to ensuring that all students receive adequate learning support to ensure their full potential is reached. We provide Student Support Classes where students can complete any missed observations and gain extra support with theory work if needed.
It is the student’s responsibility to book client models for assessment via the bookings system like any other client coming on to campus. The client would need to cancel their appointment with reception. If the client cancels within a reasonable amount of time another client may book into the slot on the booking system. If we are low on public model bookings the educator will aim to find a client within the student body, where possible.
link with family and friends. The French Beauty Academy also supports seeking client models for the student body via an online model booking service on the website. The French Beauty Academy invites the general public to book a treatment to meet the observation assessment requirements for a student. This service relies heavily on our local community and cannot be guaranteed, but with our outstanding reputation among our satisfied clients, we have a wonderful community of ‘regulars’ who enjoy routine treatments with our students.
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