Sarah Hughes

Sarah began her career in Beauty Therapy at the completion of her studies in 1997, achieving a Diploma of Beauty Therapy and Internationally acclaimed Diplomas from Committee’ International d’Esthetique et de Cosmetology, Zurich (CIDESO) and Confederation of International Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology, London (CIBTAC).

Over the past 15 years, Sarah has gained invaluable knowledge by working continuously in the Beauty Therapy industry. Throughout her career she has completed additional Certificates in Micro Business, Advanced Sales and Community Pharmacy.

Sarah has gained experience through positions in:

  • Day Spas that focus on specialist body treatments;
  • Salons providing quality treatments in Skin, nail care and hair removal; and
  • Management positions in Department/Pharmacy stores representing luxury brands such as Yves Saint Laurent and Lancôme.

She has additionally received training in over seven other major cosmetic brands.

In 2010, after attaining Certificate IV in Training and Assessment she was thrilled to be welcomed by WA Academy in the position of Beauty Therapy Lecturer fulfilling her career long ambition to train new therapists in the beauty industry. In addition to her lecturing role, she has established a successful business in Beauty Therapy and Freelance Make up Artistry, and is continually updating her skills to remain current and at the forefront of Beauty Therapy.

Sarah is an award winner and member of the Advanced Association of Beauty Therapy, CIDESCO and International Dermal Institute. She loves sharing her passion, knowledge and experience within the industry with her students.

Nail Technician Program

The Nail Enhancement Program is a program designed from part of the Certificate III in Nail Technology (SHB30315) under the Hairdressing and Beauty Services Training package (SHB). This program has been designed for those individuals who wish to be employed …

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SHB30315 Certificate III in Nail Technology

The Certificate III in Nail Technology (SHB30315) is a nationally recognised qualification under the Hairdressing and Beauty Services Training package (SHB). This qualification has been designed for those individuals who wish to be employed as a nail technician to provide …

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SHBBBOS002 Provide Body Massages

This unit delivers the skills and knowledge required to provide full body relaxation massages.  Ensuring the alibility to establish client priorities, knowledge of anatomy and physiology and life style factors to consider when designing massage routines, provide advice on body …

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SHB20116 Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics

The Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics (SHB20116) is a nationally recognised qualification under the Hairdressing and Beauty Services Training package (SHB).  This qualification has been designed for those individuals who wish to be employed in a retail sales position involved …

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SHBBFAS001 Provide Lash and Brow Services

This unit delivers the skills and knowledge required to provide lash and brow services including shaping and colouring.  Ensuring the ability to consult with clients to select suitable products and equipment to perform lash and brow services. Client consultation Contra-indications …

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SHBBNLS001 Provide Manicure and Pedicare Services

This unit delivers the skills and knowledge required to provide services and advice to clients requiring hand, foot and nail care.  Ensuring the ability to recognise relevant contraindications and conditions, to understand the structure and function of hands, feet and …

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SHBBHRS001 Provide Waxing Services

This unit delivers the skills and knowledge required to provide waxing services to remove unwanted facial and body hair.  Ensuring the ability to consult with clients to select suitable wax products to provide waxing services. Client consultation Contra-indications to waxing …

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SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy

The Diploma of Beauty Therapy (SHB50115) is a nationally recognised qualification under the Hairdressing and Beauty Services Training package (SHB). This qualification has been designed for those individuals who wish to be employed as beauty therapists providing a broad range …

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Spa Specialist Program

The Spa Specialist Program is part of the Diploma of Beauty Therapy (SHB50115) under the Hairdressing and Beauty Services Training package (SHB). This program has been designed for those individuals who wish to be employed as beauty/day spa specialists specialising …

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