Modelling and Finishing Course

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Our Professional Modelling Course includes our complete Finishing Course! Two Amazing Courses in One!

Whether you wish to become a model, or are simply seeking to develop your personal image and self-esteem, this is the course for you!



  • Practical Make-up/Beauty Sessions
  • Deportment, Posture and Body Language
  • Fashion and Wardrobe
  • Personal Grooming
  • Hair Care and Styling
  • Social and Business Etiquette
  • Speech Enhancement
  • Communication Skills
  • Health and Emotional Well-Being
  • Job Interview and Résumé Writing


Catwalk Lessons and Runway Training

  • Our practical runway classes will have you walking like a professional model
  • Learn the latest trends in runway/fashion parades
  • Catwalk lessons cover choreographed routines, model turns and perfecting the model walk
  • Our runway classes will finish with your participation in a real fashion parade!
  • Learn from the experts! Our runway training sessions are taught by highly experienced professional models

Television Modelling Training

  • Hands-on workshops in television hosting and presenting
  • Television commercials
  • Preparation for television auditions, screen tests and castings

Modelling Tips and Industry Overview

  • Individual direction on how to prepare for a career as a professional model
  • Advice and direction regarding reputable modelling agencies, casting and promotional model agencies
  • How to prepare portfolios and composite cards
  • Do’s and don’ts of modelling
  • An insight into showroom and promotional modelling
  • Knowledge required to get started in the modelling industry
  • Learn all the latest and most useful modeling tips

Model Make-up

  • Learn how to apply professional model make-up, suitable for future modelling jobs
  • Contouring and shading techniques taught by a professional make-up artist

Photographic Workshops

  • Learn how to move, pose and be photographed to ensure the best results
  • Participate in a professional photographic session (an ideal start for your portfolio)



Common Questions

Course Duration & Fees


Duration: 2 Weeks (4 days per week)

Hours of attendance: Monday to Thursday (10.00 am – 4.00 pm)


Duration: 8 Weeks

Hours of attendance: Saturdays (9.00 am – 1.30 pm)



$925.00 (easy weekly payment plan available for part-time studies)

Holiday Modelling and Finishing Courses

Some of our students in action during the school holiday modelling and finishing course…

Commencement Dates & Enrolment


Course enrolment forms include information on our forthcoming commencement dates, weekly payment plans and also our enrolment procedures. Our latest Modelling & Finishing Course enrolment form can be downloaded from this page.









Trainers & Delivery Methods

Our finishing subjects are all highly interactive and practical. Classes are delivered by a team of experienced professionals including:

  • Image Consultants and Stylists
  • Professional Make-up Artists
  • 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.

Employment Opportunities for our Graduates

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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

Who are the Model Course Trainers?

Our modelling course trainers are professionals who support our students with tireless dedication, commitment and enthusiasm – qualities unique to Suzan Johnston Australia that are highly-valued by our students. Our experienced model training team includes:

  • Professional Image Consultants
  • Make-up Artists
  • Fashion Stylists
  • Professional Models
  • Communications
  • Professional Photographers

Is Suzan Johnston a Modeling Agency?

Without question, Suzan Johnston is the leading and most respected model training school in Melbourne. Although we do have a small modelling agency where we can get our students their first job or two, predominantly our role is to prepare our girls for careers as successful models and then refer them on to the most suitable (and reputable) modelling agencies. Suzan Johnston is renowned for equipping girls with the confidence, professional modelling skills and industry knowledge that will give them a definite edge.

Do I have to be tall or look like a model to do the modeling course?

No, you don’t have to be 5’11” and look like Miranda Kerr to participate in our model course. Girls of all shapes and sizes can do this course because they come to Suzan Johnston for a variety of reasons. Yes, obviously some girls come along with the desire/dream to become a model, but many others simply come for extra confidence, to learn how to look good, and to feel good about themselves. Our training environment is extremely relaxed, friendly, non-competitive and all-inclusive. Everyone is welcome and every girl is made to feel beautiful.

Why should I complete a modelling course at Suzan Johnston Australia

  • Suzan Johnston Australia is an iconic finishing and modelling school (established in Melbourne since 1959).
  • Suzan Johnston Australia is the most trusted and respected name in model training.
  • Our hands-on photographic workshops and runway classes will enable you to ‘trial’ modelling in a non-competitive, happy and encouraging learning environment.
  • Model classes are conducted in a relaxed and uniquely friendly learning environment. Your time at Suzan Johnston model school will be the most beautiful, happy, positive learning experience ever!
  • Our model course trainers are highly experienced industry professionals.
  • We offer you ongoing support and personalised direction with your modelling career. Our after-course assistance includes our professional advice regarding the development of your model portfolio, your model potential/suitability and personal referrals to Melbourne’s leading modelling agencies.
  • As a Suzan Johnston graduate you can repeat the Model Course again in the future for FREE!

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246 Bourke Street, Melbourne,VIC 3000

Phone: 03 9654 0999
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