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Beauty Therapy

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is always in

Beauty Therapy

Be your

beautiful self

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.

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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.

Course Content

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

Tuition Fees

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.

Resources Kit

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.

Work Experience

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.

International Qualification

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.

Online Learning

We have been providing online learning during covid-19.
However we are back in the classrooms.

Quick, places filling fast.

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


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