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SHB50121 Diploma of Beauty Therapy

Diploma of beauty therapy Melbourne

Lead a passionate team of beauty experts to deliver a range of services and treatments to clients with our beauty school in Melbourne!

  1. Gain high level skills to lead a team in a beauty salon, spa, or hair studio
  2. Discover a range of beauty treatments - from makeup to massage, and everything in between!
  3. Learn the theory and science behind skin, face, body, and hair techniques

Ever dreamed of opening or managing your own beauty salon?

Turn that dream into reality with Academia’s beauty courses in Melbourne!

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

During your studies, you’ll acquire the skills and knowledge to provide a broad range of beauty therapy treatments and services including:

  1. Facial treatments
  2. Body massage and treatments
  3. Hair removal
  4. Lash and brow treatments
  5. Nail treatments
  6. Makeup design and application

You’ll also gain the skills to competently provide clients with beauty advice, recommend beauty treatments and services, and sell retail skin-care and cosmetic products.

At our beauty school in Melbourne, you will learn to work independently and as part of a salon team in our working salon.

Courses include theory and practical delivery. Assessments are carried out in our purpose built beauty therapy salon.

Career Pathways

The beauty industry is continuing to grow - opportunities are in abundance, and the industry needs leaders like you to continue to deliver treatments and techniques to clients.

Upon successful completion of the Diploma of Beauty Therapy, you can thrive in leadership roles, including:

  1. Salon manager or owner
  2. Hairdressing salon owner
  3. Spa manager or therapist
  4. Beauty therapist
  5. Health spa or resort manager
  6. Freelance beauty therapist

You may choose to work independently as a freelance beauty therapist, open and manage your own business, or lead a creative team within an established salon.

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 Beauty Therapy Salon, Computer Labs, Hairdressing Salons, and Printed and on line Resources. Spacious classrooms, free internet access.

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Course Recognition

Nationally Recognised Beauty Therapy Courses
Course Code: SHB50121
Course Name: Diploma of Beauty Therapy
CRICOS Code: 109433C
CRICOS Duration: 78 weeks registered on CRICOS including tuition and course breaks

Study Academia’s Diploma of Beauty Therapy in Melbourne

A strength for leadership and a passion for all things beauty - this is the perfect combination for a candidate ready to take the first big step towards an exciting career in beauty.

Whether you want to lead a team, work as a freelance beauty therapist, or dream of opening up your own beauty salon, plentiful career opportunities await.

Before you take the dive into this dynamic and exciting industry you’ll need the right skills, education, and qualification, first!

Study Beauty Therapy in Melbourne with Academia and get one step closer to your dream career. Our beauty school in Melbourne combines both theoretical and practical learnings to ensure you develop and finesse your skills.

Whether you want to work as part of a team in a salon, hairdresser, or beauty spa as a beauty therapist, manager, or be your own boss as a freelance professional, our beauty therapy courses in Melbourne will help you reach your full potential.

Enjoy a rewarding career delivering beauty services to people of all ages to help them look and feel their best!

Contact Academia today to find out more about our Beauty Therapy courses.

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399 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne Victoria 3000 - Australia
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41 Raff Street, Brisbane Queensland 4000 - Australia
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Academia Brisbane campus

Melbourne campus location

399 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne Victoria 3000 - Australia
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Academia Melbourne campus

Brisbane campus location

41 Raff Street, Brisbane Queensland 4000 - Australia
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Academia Brisbane campus

Units of competency for the Diploma of Beauty Therapy

Unit Code
Unit Description
Provide manicure and pedicare services
Provide salon services to clients
Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices
Provide waxing services
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
Communicate as part of a salon team
Provide body massages
Unit Code
Unit Description
Provide body treatments
Conduct salon financial transactions
Provide facial treatments and skin care recommendations
Provide specialised facial treatments
Design and apply make-up
Design and apply make-up for photography
Design and apply remedial camouflage make-up
Apply cosmetic tanning products
Unit Code
Unit Description
Provide lash and brow services
Use reflexology relaxation techniques in beauty treatments
Research and apply beauty industry information
Provide aromatherapy massages
Prepare personalised aromatic plant oil blends for beauty treatments
Work in a spa therapies framework**
Provide spa therapies
Provide stone therapy massages
Provide Indian head massages for relaxation