Introduction to Skin and Cells (Online Self-Paced)


This online course is designed to teach the basic knowledge and understanding of skin and cells that make up integumentary (skin) system, it was created for anyone new to this industry or for those who wish to refresh their knowledge.

It provides an overview of how different cells and organelles contribute to their role in the creation of the skin structure, the different layers of the skin and what important cells are found within those layers.

Course Covers:

  • Layers of the Skin: Epidermis, Dermis and Subcutaneous

  • Important Cells Found in the Layer of the Skin

  • Cells and their Functions

  • Collagen, Elastin and Glycosaminoglycans (Gags)

  • Keratinisation

  • Acid Mantle

  • Sebaceous and Sudoriferous Glands

  • Types of Tissue

  • Blood Cells

  • Hair Growth Cycle and its Physiology



Duration: Self paced, approx. 4 hours (you have 10 days to complete the online course, from purchase date)

Cost: $99 (inc. GST)