Diploma of Beauty Therapy - SHB50121
Jump start your career in beauty. The beauty industry is rapidly growing every year providing endless opportunities and job security. Our graduates are in high demand after completing our comprehensive training. You will gain the highest level of knowledge in all modern beauty treatments making you job ready. Our student clinic provides in-salon training so you are fully prepared for your future career. We offer flexible study options, allow those looking at a new career to study part time or full time.
Full-time: 3 days/week over 12 months. Includes term break
in mid year). Plus required ABTA Student Clinic practice and
external work experience.
Part-time: 2 to 3 nights per week over 18 months. Including two term breaks. Plus required ABTA Student Clinic practice and external work experience.
You will learn the following subjects:
Facial treatments Lash extensions Electrolysis permanent hair removal Make-up
Advanced Skin care treatments Acrylic nails
Manicure and pedicure Body massage
Use of electric nail equipment Nail science
Reflexology massage Skin science
Anatomy and physiology Nutrition
Indian Head Massage Waxing
Micro-dermabrasion treatment Cosmetic Chemistry
Lash & Brow treatments Ear piercing
Business operational skills
This diploma is VET Student Loans approved. There are payment plans allowing you to pay your tuition fees in instalments and by specified due dates. The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
You will be required to buy a resources pack with the beauty uniform, notes, workbooks you will need to complete your diploma (total cost $500). For further details, and to see a detailed breakdown of resource items, see our tuition fee schedule. Products are supplied during training.
We have two annual intakes each year mid year and new year
See our calendar of enrolments and holidays.
As a part of your training we ensure you have in spa experience to get you work ready. Our student-run spa allows you to learn whilst being guided by our professional educators. You’ll learn about – from client relations, point of sale transactions, performing treatments and the inside workings of running of a spa. Full-time and part-time students are expected to complete 38 hours of in-spa work experience.
We train you with both national and international syllabus, so that your new skills and standards will allow you to sit for international examinations on beauty therapies and make-up artistry right after you have completed the training with us. This is exclusive to ABTA full time students only.
CIDESCO Diploma in Beauty Therapy
ITEC Diploma for Beauty Specialists
You will be required to demonstrate competency by successful completion of written knowledge exercises, group work, oral activities, practical skill demonstration and observations throughout your training. You will also build up a portfolio record of completed beauty services during the training.
Recognition of prior learning
Previous recognised training may count as credit towards a
diploma. A student must provide evidence that they have gained one or more Units of Competency offered in the qualification they wish to study. While RPL is an assessment process, where a student will provide evidence of their skills and knowledge gained outside of their studies, determining if a student is required to study units that are relevant to their experience.
Please note that application must occur prior to course commencement, and you can request a form via one of our course advisors.
We have been providing online learning during covid-19.
However we are back in the classrooms.
Units of Competency
You will need to complete a total of 29 units of competency,
consisting of 20 core units and 9 elective units to achieve the Diploma of Beauty Therapy.
SHBBBOS008 Provide body massages
SHBBCCS005 Advise on beauty products and services
SHBBFAS004 Provide lash and brow services
SHBBFAS005 Provide facial treatments and skin care recommendations
SHBBFAS006 Provide specialised facial treatments
SHBBHRS010 Provide waxing services
SHBBMUP009 Design and apply make-up
SHBBNLS007 Provide manicure and pedicare services
SHBBNLS011 Use electric file equipment for nail services
SHBBRES003 Research and apply beauty industry information
SHBBSSC001 Incorporate knowledge of skin structure and functions
into beauty therapy
SHBBSSC002 Incorporate knowledge of body structure and functions
into beauty therapy
SHBXCCS005 Maintain health and wellbeing in a personal services setting
SHBXCCS006 Promote healthy nutritional options in a beauty therapy context
SHBXCCS007 Conduct salon financial transactions
SHBXCCS008 Provide salon services to clients
SHBXIND003 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services
SHBXWHS003 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices
SIRXOSM002 Maintain ethical and professional standards when using social
media and online platforms
SIRXSLS001 Sell to the retail customer
SHBBINF002 Maintain infection control standards
SHBBHRS013 Provide hair reduction treatments using electrical currents
SHBBSKS007 Provide diathermy treatments
SHBBBOS010 Use reflexology relaxation techniques in beauty treatments
SHBBSKS009 Provide micro-dermabrasion treatments
SHBBSPA008 Provide Indian head massages for relaxation
SHBBMUP008 Apply eyelash extensions
SHBBSKS006 Pierce ear lobes
SHBBNLS009 Apply acrylic nail enhancements