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SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy


The Diploma of Beauty Therapy has been designed for those wishing to operate as a beauty therapist, salon or spa manager or salon owner.

In this qualification you will acquire the skills and knowledge 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. As well as the ability to provide clients with beauty advice, recommend beauty treatments and services, and sell retail skin-care and cosmetic products.

You will learn to work independently and as part of a salon team in our working salon. Courses include theory and practical delivery. All assessments are carried out in our purpose built beauty salon.

Course Recognition

Course Code: SHB50115
Course Name: Diploma of Beauty Therapy
CRICOS Code: 089048D
CRICOS Duration: 50 weeks registered on CRICOS including tuition and course breaks
Course Delivery Location: Melbourne Campus (399 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000)

Units of competency for the Diploma of Beauty Therapy

Unit Code
Unit Description
Provide body massages
Provide body treatments
Provide lash and brow services
Provide facial treatments and skin care recommendations
Unit Code
Unit Description
Provide specialised facial treatments
Provide waxing services
Design and apply make-up
Provide manicure and pedicure services
Unit Code
Unit Description
Research and apply beauty industry information
Conduct salon financial transactions
Provide salon services to clients
Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices

Job Roles (Possible Careers)

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent as a Beauty Therapist and Beauty Spa Manager

Study, Assessment Methods and Facilities

This course is delivered face-to-face, through a combination of tutorials and beauty therapy lab workshops. You will be assessed through written tests, beauty therapy lab-based tasks, and assignments Equipment includes: Fully Equipped Beaty Therapy lab, Computer Labs, Hairdressing Salons, Printed and on line Resources. Spacious classrooms, free internet access.