Lifestyle Learning Direct

Frequently Asked Questions

This course is best described as an introduction to beauty therapy. In order to graduate as a fully-qualified beauty therapist, a student needs to complete either a Diploma of Beauty Therapy or a Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy at an accredited college or RTO.

Correspondence courses -  you have 15 days from the time of enrolment in which to view the course materials and ensure that it meets your requirements. Should you wish to cancel within this 15-day trial period, simply contact our Student Services Department and arrange for the course materials to be returned to the school, for you to be eligible for a full refund.

Online courses - you have 48 hours from the time of enrolment in which to view the course online and ensure that the course meets your requirements. Should you wish to cancel within this time frame, provided that you have not accessed more than 4 modules of the course, you may do so by contacting our Student Services Department at Eligible cancellations received during this time will be refunded; however, a cancellation fee of $50 will be withheld to cover administration costs. Please see our Terms and Conditions page for full refund and cancellation details.

Distance Education courses are flexible and convenient approach to learning and offer the same high quality education and training that you would expect from traditional learning experiences. With Distance Education you are not tied down to fixed start dates and time limits. For many, distance education offers the perfect opportunity to study and continue working, with a timeframe that's suitable to your needs.

Once you enrol in your chosen course, we will send you the initial course materials and you can get started straight away. You complete a self-analysis form for us to allocate the most suitable tutor based on your aims and reasons for completing the course. Progressively, you will complete and submit your assignments to the school and we will forward them to your tutor. Once we receive tutor feedback, we will forward your marked assignment plus the next modules back to you, to allow you to continue your studies.

For most correspondence courses you have up to four years to complete, with a few allowing between 12 months to 2 years (please see individual course information for details). Online courses have a 12 month time-limit in which to complete.

If you do not have time to complete your course during the specified period simply contact us, as course extensions can be purchased.

There are no set time requirements, you work at your own pace. You may wish to rush through some sections - the flexible nature of our courses allows you to fit in studying around all the other areas of your life - family, work and so on. As little as 1 hour per week would be required with some of our courses, while other courses could take longer depending on how much research and effort you wish to do. You will have up to four years for most correspondence courses and up to one year for online to complete your course, more then enough time to master your chosen subject.

With most correspondence courses, your initial course materials will include the first few modules. Once you have sent through your first assignment, you will be able to work on the next one. Your marked assignment will be returned with the next modules. You should never be without modules to work with.

Alternatively, if you have paid your course fees in full, you can request to receive all the modules with your initial course materials.

Online courses give you access to the whole course so you can work through and view each module at your own pace. 

Absolutely. Many of our students are in a similar position. At Lifestyle Learning Direct, you learn at your own pace, in your own home. Each lesson, set out in easy to understand language, takes you step by step through the course. There's no pressure, no competition and our friendly, patient tutors will help you overcome any problems you may have. If you ever need additional assistance simply contact Student Services at and help will never be far away.

Instalment plans are available on most of our correspondence courses. All online courses are to be paid upfront.

With online training you have the advantage of being able to study anywhere that you have access to a computer and the internet. All of the lessons are available on the website for you to view as you need them, or you can save them to your computer and print them and take them with you where ever you go.

At the end of most lessons is an online quiz so that you can test your knowledge straight away. Many of the courses also have self-assessment activities throughout the lesson so you can track your progress.

Once you are comfortable that you understand everything contained in the lesson, simply complete your assessment and upload it to the website for your tutor to mark. Once your tutor has marked your assessment you will receive an email notifying you that your marked assessment is ready for collection for the website.

It is so easy - you don't even have to leave your home!

If you require assistance with an assignment, just need help getting started, or need a concept in any of our courses explained further, simply email your query to Student Services at Your email will be promptly and personally responded to.

Upon successful completion of your tutored course, you'll receive Lifestyle Learning Direct's Certificate of Completion in recognition of your achievement. What's more, you'll have the knowledge you need to make the most of your new skills.

If you have enrolled in a non-tutored version of this course and would like to receive a Letter of Recognition, to acknowledge your participation in this course, simply contact Lifestyle Learning Direct by mail, phone, fax or email.


Yes. When you enrol in your course and complete and submit your personal profile, you will be allocated a tutor who is there to help and guide you through your course. Your tutor will answer any course problems you have and provide constructive feedback on your assignments, until you gain your Certificate.

If you have enrolled in a non-tutored course, you have access to our Student Services Department for the duration of your enrolment period to ask any questions about the course.

Even though you are studying at a time and place convenient for you, you still benefit from expert guidance and tuition. All our tutors have a wealth of industry experience and will provide valuable feedback on each assignment you submit.

All of the courses available on the Lifestyle Learning Direct website have been written by industry experts and are updated regularly to ensure that the information is accurate and relevant.