Male Modelling and Personal Development Course

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Includes the Personal Development Training and our Model Training Course for guys (two courses in one).

An intensive model course, especially for guys that will enable you to experience modelling in a supportive and non-threatening environment, whilst also enhancing your personal image and confidence.


GROOMING & IMAGE SUBJECTS (Personal Development)

  • Posture and Body Language Workshops
  • Assistance with Wardrobe and Fashion
  • Personal Grooming (Hair styles, skincare, nail care, etc.)
  • Social Skills – Etiquette tips for life
  • Speech and Voice Workshops
  • Communication Skills and Techniques
  • Health and Well-Being
  • Résumés and Job Interview Preparation


Runway Lessons

  • Learn from professional models! Our hands-on runway classes will teach you the latest trends in runway/fashion parades, choreographed routines and how to perfect the ‘model walk’
  • Includes participation in a real runway show!

Television Model Training for Men

  • Hands-on workshops in television hosting/presenting and television commercials
  • Techniques to remember for television auditions, screen tests and castings

An Overview of the Modelling Industry

  • A professional insight – preparing for your professional modelling career
  • Personalised advice regarding reputable (and non-reputable) modelling, casting and promotional model agencies. The best ones for you to approach.
  • Direction with development of portfolios and composite cards
  • Modeling do’s and don’ts

Photographic Modelling Workshops

  • Practical workshops in professional posing techniques – what the industry and your photographer will expect from you
  • The men’s model course includes an actual photographic shoot – receive expert instruction and fantastic, professional shots to begin your portfolio


Common Questions

Course Duration & Fees - Male Model Course

DURATION – Male Model Course


Duration: 1 Week (4 days) – School holidays
Hours of attendance: Monday to Thursday (9.00 am – 4.00 pm)


Duration: 4 Weeks
Hours of attendance: Saturdays 9.00 am – 4.00 pm

COURSE FEES – Male Model Course

$750.00 (easy weekly payment plan available for part-time studies)


Commencement Dates & Enrolment


Keen to get started? Please click ‘ENROL NOW’ for information on Course Commencement Dates, Payment Plans; and to arrange your online booking.

Male Modelling & Personal Development Course – Online Enrolment



Should we need to cancel an intake due to COVID restrictions; any deposit monies that you have paid will be fully refundable or transferable to an alternate date.

We’ve been conducting classroom-based training for 62 years, and as always, the well-being of team members and students remains our highest priority. Our “Keeping You Safe Whilst You Study Program” provides information on our practices to ensure the health and safety of our staff and students while you complete your male modelling & personal development training with us. For more information on our COVID safe measures; please visit the following link:

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Trainers & Delivery Methods - Male Model Course

Learn from the best!

Our Male Image & Personal Development subjects are all highly interactive and practical. Classes are delivered by a team of experienced professionals including:

  • Image Consultants and Stylists
  • Communication and Voice Trainers
  • Etiquette Experts

Our hands-on modelling classes are taught by professional models and photographers. Workshops are designed to enable you to ‘trial’ modelling in a non-competitive, happy and encouraging learning environment. Our small class sizes ensure that trainers can work closely with you to provide personalised help, support and direction.

Your practical runway lessons and photo posing classes will be taken by a team of highly successful industry professionals. While they have many years of professional modelling experience, they are still actively working in the industry, ensuring that the skills and knowledge you acquire are current and relevant to today’s scene.

Our Modelling Courses are facilitated by Ashlee Scotland and Samantha Padmore.

Ashlee has modelled extensively in Tokyo, Beijing, Los Angeles, London and Australia. With over a decade of industry experience, Ashlee has appeared in campaigns and commercials for clients such as Gorman, Bonds, Spec Savers, Samsung and Fila. Her runway experience extends to the catwalks of Dion Lee, Patrick Owen and Sportsgirl and being in the Music Videos of some top Australian Artists: Kylie Minogue, REMI and Moonbase.

Samantha has been modelling for 12 years and has worked in Toronto, Miami, South Africa and Australia. She has modelled for major brands such as Bonds, Bras n Things, Lorna Jane, Nike, Addidas, Puma and Coca-Cola. She has also featured in over 20 commercials and TV Shows.

Ashlee and Sam are passionate about sharing their knowledge of the industry and their modelling skills and experience with you.

Employment Opportunities for our Graduates


On successful completion of your Male Modelling Course, you shall be individually guided and advised regarding your model potential. This personalised assessment can include direction regarding your suitability for different types of modelling work, selection of photographs, acceptance into our own model agency, and personal introductions to Melbourne’s top promotional, casting and modelling agencies.

Year after year, the true success stories in the modelling and television industry are Suzan Johnston graduates. Why? Because we care and believe that our success is your success!

Since 1959, we have been one of Australia’s leading Modelling Schools. If you want to become a model, we have the knowledge, the contacts and the reputation to make it happen for you


As a Suzan Johnston Model Course graduate, you are automatically entitled to repeat your course in the future free of charge! This ensures that you will continue to have the latest, up-to-the-minute knowledge and receive ongoing benefits from your training for life.

Some of our Model Success Stories

Over the decades, countless graduates from our model school have been successful in pursuing exciting careers as professional models, actors and television presenters. After our modeling classes YOU could be next!

Frequently Asked Questions - Male Model Course

Who teaches the Male Modelling Course?
Our Male Image and Modelling Course trainers are professionals with appropriate qualifications and extensive experience. Our image and model training team includes:

  • Professional Image and Personal Brand Consultants
  • Modern Etiquette and Communication Experts
  • Fashion Stylists
  • Professional Fashion Models
  • Professional Photographers

Is Suzan Johnston a Modelling Agency?
Established since 1959, Suzan Johnston Australia is the leading and most respected model school in Melbourne. Although we manage a small model agency, designed to offer graduates their first couple of runway and/or photographic jobs, predominantly our role is to teach our students first class modelling skills and provide a clear understanding of how the industry works. Graduates from the model course receive our expert advice and direction in relation to model potential, how to pursue a modelling career and also referrals to the most suitable (and reputable) modelling agencies.

Do I have to be super tall or look like a professional model to enrol in the male model course?
No, guys of all shapes and sizes can do this course. Obviously some guys come along with the ambition (and potential) to pursue a modelling career, but many others enrol in the model course purely to develop more confidence and/or to improve their personal brand. Our training environment is extremely relaxed, friendly and non-competitive. Everyone is welcome!

Are there any additional costs within the Male Model Course?
We offer an all-inclusive fee (with no hidden extras or additional charges) of $750.00 for our Male Image and Modelling Course.

Is it true that I can repeat any of the model training sessions again for FREE?
YES! As a Suzan Johnston graduate, we offer you the opportunity to repeat the entire male model course (and/or your favourite parts of the model course) in the future FREE OF CHARGE! This ensures that your knowledge and skills remain current and relevant to you always.

What are the differences between the Male Image Development Course and the Male Modelling Course?
The Male Image Development Course is delivered over two days and focuses on grooming, deportment, communication and etiquette etc. It does NOT include any model training.
The Male Modelling Course is delivered over four days and is essentially a combination of both the Image Development and the Modelling Course. During the male model course, participants will be taken through the entire content of the Image Development Course PLUS receive professional model training.

Why should I complete the male model course at Suzan Johnston Australia?

  • Suzan Johnston Australia is an iconic deportment and model school (established in Melbourne since 1959)
  • Suzan Johnston Australia is the most trusted and respected name in model training
  • Our modelling classes are conducted in our modern and attractive training facilities in a central and easily accessible Melbourne city location
  • Our hands-on photographic workshops and runway classes will enable you to ‘trial’ modelling in a non-competitive, relaxed and encouraging learning environment
  • Our image and modelling classes are fun and highly interactive, and include an extensive amount of practical activities to assist with the development and application of new skills and knowledge
  • Our model course trainers are highly experienced industry professionals
  • We can offer you ongoing support and personalised career direction with getting started in modelling and what model agencies to approach etc.
  • As a Suzan Johnston graduate you can repeat the Male Model Course again in the future for FREE!
Our Classes in Action (Behind the Scenes)
male modelling course in action

One of our professional stylists in action during the photo shoot

Our male modelling school participants

Group shot! Our male model course students pre-runway show

Male Model - Final Runway Show (Jan 2017)

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