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Whether you’re a salon owner, therapist or just getting started in the industry, the number one thing each of these professionals has in common is a love for education. We can’t get enough of it!


When it comes to the challenges faced in the current climate, up-to-date experience ensures that every member of your team not only walk the walk but talk the talk. It’s these individuals, the lifelong students, that thrive, stand out and flawlessly adapt to the ever-evolving professional beauty industry.


Many business owners take on the responsibility of educating their team in-house but as their business grows, the team expands and the need to be in five places at once becomes more and more apparent, they’re left feeling overwhelmed, unprepared, and frankly, exhausted!


We all know the unwavering feeling of relief that comes with outsourcing elements of our business and educating and upskilling your team can be one of them. In sunny Western Australia, you’ll find Elke Richter and her team of expert educators who specialise in advanced learning for beauty therapists, salon managers and business owners.


What stood out to us, and something we know our community will love to hear is that the Next Level Aesthetics team’s knowledge goes way beyond performing treatments but understanding what is required to run a successful beauty business. In their impressive resumés, you’ll find the likes of multiple ABIA award wins, BDM and educator titles, multi-business owners, and decades of proud industry experience.


So, when we saw feedback like “I tripled my income the last financial year”, “they have taken my business to a whole new level” and “we have blown budget three weeks in a row”, we knew Next Level Aesthetics were not only crafting exceptional treatment providers but ones that packed profit too!



Elke explains that Next Level Aesthetics assists with both the growth of your business and the professional growth of your team; something business owners often must choose between when choosing an education provider.


“We offer postgraduate training for therapists, managers and business owners of all experience levels looking to advance their skills in beauty and clinical treatments, skin knowledge, customer service, retail, management, staff accountability and more”, she adds.


Whilst traveling isn’t on the cards for many of us right now, Next Level Aesthetics has fully embraced our digital age by offering a myriad of learning options for their students. For those located in Western Australia, face-to-face classroom learning is currently available at Next Level Aesthetics HQ or in-clinic. For those interstate, ultra-engaging zoom training and soon to be launched on-demand e-learning is readily available. This new expansion to the Next Level Aesthetics website will equip students with access to education anytime, anywhere. We will be sure to keep you posted on its official launch date!


Featuring advanced training modules, quarterly business mentoring and monthly team training sessions, Next Level Aesthetics’ monthly memberships are a total game-changer for businesses wanting to implement regular training sessions and continually expand and enhance their knowledge.


“Our course modules can be enjoyed individually, or for clinic owners wanting ongoing staff training for their teams, our membership packages have been developed to alleviate pressures from salon owners as we assist in keeping staff accountable to their learnings with regular education and outcome-based training”, explains Elke.  


Scrolling through the Next Level Aesthetics course offerings, Elke’s mission to alleviate pressures from salon owners becomes incredibly apparent. Not only can business owners and therapists alike enroll in modality training such as IPL, LED, and Microdermabrasion but they can refine those fundamental skills that take a therapist to superstar status.

Reading about courses on offer such as consultation and treatment planning, increasing retail outcomes, delivering a 5-star customer service to a flawless facial massage, it’s clear that the Next Level Aesthetics team have looked through the eyes of a business owner and filled in those essential gaps with the education they’ve been searching for.



To take the pressure off business owners even further, Next Level Aesthetics is standing out from the crowd with their one-on-one staff induction and training opportunities. Tailored to suit individual business needs, you simply choose from their menu of training topics, including the likes of reception training, treatment modalities, retail and rebooking, consultation to customer service (just to name a few) and the Next Level Aesthetics team will craft your induction plan. Yes, you can literally have an educator step into your space and take care of induction!


For therapists stepping up into a management role or wanting to chase exciting new opportunities, Next Level Aesthetics offers two salon management courses to set them up for success. From understanding business breakeven, the power of planning, cost-effective team motivators, marketing planning, setting and monitoring targets to effective communication, it was exciting to read about the depth these courses go into and the confidence that would undoubtedly come from them; especially for therapists who have recently been promoted to a management position and want to shine in their new role.


Ending on the empowerment that comes with confidence felt fitting after learning all things Next Level Aesthetics. Whether it be one of their one-hour power sessions or multi-day education deep dive, it is clear that Elke and her team have prioritised creating confidence. From a business owner having confidence in their team to deliver above and beyond, a manager empowered by their newly equipped skills to therapists excited and engaged to put their new skills into action, get ready to take your in-clinic experience to the next level.


To learn more about Next Level Aesthetics and their upcoming course availability, visit