This qualification reflects the role of individuals employed as beauty therapists 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.
These individuals work relatively autonomously,and are accountable for personal outputs. Their work involves the self-directed application of knowledge and skills with substantial depth in some areas where judgement is required in planning and selecting appropriate equipment, services and techniques.
Work is typically conducted in beauty salons and spas.
|Unit Code||Unit Name|
|SHBBRES001||Research and apply beauty industry information|
|SHBXCCS001||Conduct salon financial transactions|
|SHBXCCS002||Provide salon services to clients|
|SHBXIND001||Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment|
|SHBXWHS001||Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices|
|SHBBFAS001||Provide lash and brow services|
|SHBBHRS001||Provide waxing services|
|SHBBNLS001||Provide manicure and pedicare services|
|SHBBMUP002||Design and apply make-up|
|SHBBBOS002||Provide body massages|
|SHBBBOS003||Provide body treatments|
|SHBBFAS002||Provide facial treatments and skin care recommendations|
|SHBBFAS003||Provide specialized facial treatments|
|SHBBINF001||Maintains infection control standards|
|SHBBHRS002||Provide Female Intimate Waxing Services|
|SHBBMUP003||Design and apply make-up for photography|
|SHBBBOS004||Provide aromatherapy massages|
|SHBBCCS002||Prepare personalised aromatic plant oil blends for beauty treatments|
|SHBBBOS005||Use Reflexology relaxation techniques in beauty treatments|
|SHBBSPA003||Provide Stone therapy massages|
|SHBBSPA004||Provide Indian Head massages for relaxation|
|SHBBSKS005||Provide Microdermabrasion Treatments|
|SHBBBOS006||Provide superficial Lymph massage Treatments|
|SHBBHRS004||Provide hair reduction treatments using electrical currents|
|SHBBSKS002||Provide diathermy treatments|
Recognition of prior learning (RPL) may be given for skills and knowledge gained through previous study or other relevant experience. For further information refer to
For non-Year 12 full-time applicants, the Diploma of Beauty Therapy requires applicants to be at least 18 years of age and to have been out of full-time study for at least 12 months. There are no minimum tertiary entrance requirements for current Year 12 full-time applicants. You will be expected to have suitable language, literacy, numeracy and communication skills needed to undertake your course.
Intakes – If you would like to study the Diploma of Beauty Therapy, you must apply directly to The Centre of Excellence. Initially, you will be required to complete a Student Application form, as well as provide the required documentation, for consideration.
Once the application form has been processed applicants will be required to attend interview to complete the enrolment process.
|Airport Transfer Fee||$150|
|Accommodation Fee||from $240-$300 per week|