The World's Leading On-Line Cosmetic Science Training

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Learn to Formulate Cosmetics Professionally with the Institute of Personal Care Science (IPCS).

RTO code: 40333

The Institute of Personal Care Science (IPCS) is the world’s leading on-line and distance education provider in cosmetic science, formulation, regulatory affairs and brand management. Why?

  • Our Diploma of Personal Care Formulation is Internationally Recognised by Tertiary Institutions including Colleges and Universities around the world
  • Our Diplomas, Certificates and Advanced Certificate training programs are Internationally Recognised by Industry Employers
  • Want a job as a Cosmetic Chemist, Cosmetic Brand Manager or in Cosmetic Regulatory Affairs? Get our Diploma on your resume, it’s the one Employers look for when hiring Cosmetic Chemists, Formulators, Quality Assurance roles, Production Managers, Regulatory Affairs personnel and Brand Managers in the cosmetic and personal care industry.
  • Our professional level training is guaranteed for the cosmetics and personal care industry, as well as Government Accredited and Quality Audited – our Diploma of Personal Care Formulation is a true College Level training
  • Want your own professional brand? Get professional cosmetic science training and Brand Management guidance to ensure your cosmetic formulations and launch concepts are unique, innovative and successful
  • All cosmetic science training is on-line with detailed yet flexible study programs and practical activities, so you can fit study in around work and life commitments, no matter where you are in the world.
  • Our training comes with unrivaled study support - speak to our trainers 1-on-1, they’re all highly qualified and experienced Cosmetic Chemists and Brand Managers
  • Our programs teach a balance of traditional and modern cosmetic formulation techniques including synthetic, high performance, natural, colour, and organic cosmetic formulation methods
  • Learn to formulate just about any type of cosmetic and personal care product but also how to keep up with formulation trends and use the latest material launches – stay ahead of your competition with innovative cosmetic formulation skills, not just standard cosmetic formulation guides
  • We put you in touch with several thousand raw material suppliers around the world – source the professional level materials to elevate your product performance!

We’ve trained over 1500 students from 60 different countries. See where our students have been located here.

Internationally Recognised Cosmetic Science Diploma

The IPCS provides Diploma in Cosmetic Science and Formulation that are quality audited at a Government Level. Not all ‘Diplomas’ teach at the same level – The Institute of Personal Care Science Diploma of personal care formulation is true College Level training that get you Career Ready as a Professional Cosmetic Chemist / Cosmetic Formulator.

Wanting to study to formulate for or manage your own Brand? IPCS still provides you with the most professional level training to ensure your products stand out above the rest.

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Learn Cosmetic Science, Cosmetic Brand Management and/or Cosmetic Regulatory Affairs on-line by Correspondence

Our flexible study programs can be completed around your current work/life commitments. At IPCS, we provide quality distance and on-line education with:

  • quality audited texts, written support materials, practical cosmetic formulation demonstration videos, tutorial videos, regulatory screen search guidance and on-line lectures – accessible any time of day or night
  • 1-on-1 tutorial support provided via phone, email and/or skype for trainer-student contact, enhanced and motivated learning – experienced Cosmetic Chemists, Brand Management and Regulatory Affairs trainers are readily available to assist students work through more challenging subjects if required
  • detailed ‘timetable’ and study guide so students know what to study, when, and can plan and track their study progress
  • flexible study programs that can be extended or deferred if work and/or life commitments change
  • cosmetic chemistry raw material packs sent for students to prepare practical samples – get hands on with formulating cosmetics because that is what it is all about!

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Watch our many FREE videos covering a variety of cosmetic science, formulation, Brand Management and Cosmetic Regulatory topics to see the very high standard of training we provide – and just think how much more learning you’ll receive once you enrol in a study program with us. Happy formulating!