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SHB50115 - Diploma of Beauty Therapy

Take your beauty skills to the next level with a Diploma of Beauty Therapy, an advanced course that can help you progress your career in the beauty industry and become a professional beauty therapist.

DOMESTIC
STUDY MODES

Mixed Mode, RPL/RCC/Credit

DURATION

There are multiple durations. Please refer to Course Structure below.

AVAILABILITY

Gladstone, Mackay City, Mixed Mode, Rockhampton City

FULL COURSE COST

$17,900 (2021), $16,875 (2020)

SUBSIDISED CO-CONTRIBUTION FEE

$13,375 (2021), $12,600 (2020)

SUBSIDISED CONCESSION CO-CONTRIBUTION FEE

$12,025 (2021), $11,325 (2020)

UNITS/CREDITS

25 units

JOB PROSPECTS

After completion of this course individuals can be employed as Beauty Therapists to provide treatments such as facial treatments, body massage, hair removal, lash and brow treatments, nail and make-up services. This includes consultation with clients to provide beauty advice, recommend beauty treatments and services, and sell retail skin-care and cosmetic products. A beauty therapist must be able to create and build a client base, encourage repeat custom through consistent re-booking of clients and provide knowledgeable advice in regards to products and services.

This qualification is for someone who is highly motivated, can work independently, and deliver a range of high quality treatments in diverse settings. The role of a beauty therapists is to provide a broad range of beauty therapy treatments and services including facial treatments, body massage and treatments, hair removal, lash and brow treatments, nail and make-up services. This includes consultation with clients to provide beauty advice, recommend beauty treatments and services, and sell retail skin-care and cosmetic products.

Their work involves the self-directed application of knowledge and skills with substantial depth in some areas where judgement and initiative is required in planning and selecting appropriate equipment, services and techniques. A beauty therapist must be able to create and build a client base, encourage repeat custom through consistent re-booking of clients and provide knowledgeable advice in regards to products and services.

Work is typically conducted in beauty salons and spas.

Rockhampton City Course Structure

Duration:

This program is typically delivered over an 18 month period. As it is competency based, it may be possible for learners to complete some units sooner if they have reached the required skill level.

Core
SHBBBOS003Provide body treatments
SHBBBOS002Provide body massages
SHBXCCS002Provide salon services to clients
SHBXWHS001Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices
SHBBRES001Research and apply beauty industry information
SHBXCCS001Conduct salon financial transactions
SHBXIND001Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
SHBBFAS002Provide facial treatments and skin care recommendations
SHBBHRS001Provide waxing services
SHBBFAS003Provide specialised facial treatments
SHBBFAS001Provide lash and brow services
SHBBNLS001Provide manicure and pedicare services
SHBBMUP002Design and apply make-up
Elective
SHBBSPA004Provide Indian head massages for relaxation
SHBBMUP001Apply eyelash extensions
SHBBBOS001Apply cosmetic tanning products
SHBBCCS002Prepare personalised aromatic plant oil blends for beauty treatments
SHBBBOS004Provide aromatherapy massages
SHBBBOS005Use reflexology relaxation techniques in beauty treatments
SHBBSPA003Provide stone therapy massages
SHBBINF001Maintain infection control standards
SHBBCCS001Advise on beauty products and services
SHBBSKS005Provide micro-dermabrasion treatments
SHBBHRS002Provide female intimate waxing services
SHBBMUP004Design and apply remedial camouflage make-up
SHBBMUP003Design and apply make-up for photography

Gladstone Course Structure

Duration:

This program is typically delivered over an 18 month period. As it is competency based, it may be possible for learners to complete some units sooner if they have reached the required skill level.

Core
SHBBBOS002Provide body massages
SHBBBOS003Provide body treatments
SHBXCCS002Provide salon services to clients
SHBBFAS002Provide facial treatments and skin care recommendations
SHBXWHS001Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices
SHBBRES001Research and apply beauty industry information
SHBXCCS001Conduct salon financial transactions
SHBXIND001Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
SHBBHRS001Provide waxing services
SHBBFAS003Provide specialised facial treatments
SHBBFAS001Provide lash and brow services
SHBBNLS001Provide manicure and pedicare services
SHBBMUP002Design and apply make-up
Elective
SHBBBOS001Apply cosmetic tanning products
SHBBBOS004Provide aromatherapy massages
SHBBSPA004Provide Indian head massages for relaxation
SHBBCCS002Prepare personalised aromatic plant oil blends for beauty treatments
SHBBBOS005Use reflexology relaxation techniques in beauty treatments
SHBBINF001Maintain infection control standards
SHBBSPA003Provide stone therapy massages
SHBBCCS001Advise on beauty products and services
SHBBSKS005Provide micro-dermabrasion treatments
SHBBHRS002Provide female intimate waxing services
SHBBMUP003Design and apply make-up for photography
SHBBMUP004Design and apply remedial camouflage make-up

Mackay City Course Structure

Duration:

This program is typically delivered over an 18 month period. As it is competency based, it may be possible for learners to complete some units sooner if they have reached the required skill level.

Core
SHBXCCS002Provide salon services to clients
SHBBBOS003Provide body treatments
SHBBBOS002Provide body massages
SHBBRES001Research and apply beauty industry information
SHBBFAS002Provide facial treatments and skin care recommendations
SHBXCCS001Conduct salon financial transactions
SHBXWHS001Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices
SHBXIND001Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
SHBBFAS003Provide specialised facial treatments
SHBBHRS001Provide waxing services
SHBBFAS001Provide lash and brow services
SHBBMUP002Design and apply make-up
SHBBNLS001Provide manicure and pedicare services
Elective
SHBBBOS001Apply cosmetic tanning products
SHBBBOS005Use reflexology relaxation techniques in beauty treatments
SHBBSPA004Provide Indian head massages for relaxation
SHBBBOS004Provide aromatherapy massages
SHBBCCS002Prepare personalised aromatic plant oil blends for beauty treatments
SHBBCCS001Advise on beauty products and services
SHBBSPA003Provide stone therapy massages
SHBBINF001Maintain infection control standards
SHBBSKS005Provide micro-dermabrasion treatments
SHBBHRS002Provide female intimate waxing services
SHBBMUP004Design and apply remedial camouflage make-up
SHBBMUP003Design and apply make-up for photography

Mackay City Course Structure

2020 FebruaryMackay City
2020 MayMackay City
2021 FebruaryMackay City
2021 MarchMackay City

Rockhampton City Course Structure

2020 FebruaryRockhampton City
2020 AprilRockhampton City
2021 FebruaryRockhampton City
2021 MarchRockhampton City

Gladstone Course Structure

2020 FebruaryGladstone
2020 AprilGladstone
2020 AugustGladstone
Work-integrated learning does not apply to this course.
This course has no residential schools.

There are no entry requirements for this course as listed by the training package.

A previous qualification in either Certificate III in Beauty Services or Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy will reduce the workload to upgrade to the Diploma of Beauty Therapy qualification.

Prior to finalising your application we highly recommend that you view this video. It provides extra information regarding the course.

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Please be aware; there are some additional resources that you will need purchase to complete this course.

  • Textbook
  • Beauty tunic
  • Make up kit

You will also need regular and reliable access to the internet.

After completion of this course individuals can be employed as Beauty Therapists to provide treatments such as facial treatments, body massage, hair removal, lash and brow treatments, nail and make-up services. This includes consultation with clients to provide beauty advice, recommend beauty treatments and services, and sell retail skin-care and cosmetic products.

A beauty therapist must be able to create and build a client base, encourage repeat custom through consistent re-booking of clients and provide knowledgeable advice in regards to products and services.

Professional recognition is not applicable to this course.
Fee for service$16,875 (2020)
Subsidised full fee$12,600 (2020)
Subsidised concession fee$11,325 (2020)
Fee for service per unit$675 (2020)
Subsidised full fee per unit$504 (2020)
Subsidised concession fee per unit$453 (2020)
Fee for service$17,900 (2021)
Subsidised full fee$13,375 (2021)
Subsidised concession fee$12,025 (2021)
Fee for service per unit$716 (2021)
Subsidised full fee per unit$535 (2021)
Subsidised concession fee per unit$481 (2021)
TAFE Priority Training Program fee per unit$362 (2021)
Overseas OnlineN/A
Domestic OnlineN/A

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