SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy

Award Course
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding


This diverse beauty therapy course equips you with advanced skills and knowledge to work at a senior level in the industry. You'll develop practical skills and theoretical knowledge in beauty therapy fundamentals as well as advanced spa therapy treatments including waxing, lash and brow tinting, manicures and pedicures, facials, massage, including hot stone and Indian head massage, aromatherapy, and reflexology.


Senior beauty therapist, Beauty therapy salon manager/owner, Spa therapist/manager/owner, Beauty trainer, Beauty sales representative


Entry into the Bachelor of Dermal Science or other industry associated Advanced Diploma's.

Course Delivery

Students are expected to attend all classes for modules/competencies in which they are enrolled. Students must attend classes from 9am - 3pm Wednesday to Friday for Semester One, then Tuesday to Friday Semester Two. Salon days, Tuesdays and Fridays will run from 9am - 4pm. Study will be required at home to ensure currency of theory/assessment work.

Entry Requirements

Each student will undertake a Pre-Training Review before enrolling to help confirm the proposed course is suitable. It will provide valuable information about an individual's existing skills and knowledge, language, literacy and numeracy skills and whether the course will help in achieving learning and/or employment goals. Students MUST pass the required ACER results to gain acccess into the course. It is also expected that students have great communication skills, have the ability to understand and interpret information spoken in the English language.

Expected Time to Complete

12 Months

Units & Assessment
Core Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
SHBBBOS002 Provide body massages 120 $60.00
SHBBBOS003 Provide body treatments 120 $60.00
SHBBFAS001 Provide lash and brow services 15 $25.00
SHBBFAS002 Provide facial treatments and skin care recommendations 120 $80.00
SHBBFAS003 Provide specialised facial treatments 115 $80.00
SHBBHRS001 Provide waxing services 85 $60.00
SHBBMUP002 Design and apply make-up 45 $60.00
SHBBNLS001 Provide manicure and pedicare services 50 $40.00
SHBBRES001 Research and apply beauty industry information 20 $25.00
SHBXCCS001 Conduct salon financial transactions 25 $40.00
SHBXCCS002 Provide salon services to clients 40 $40.00
SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment 45 $40.00
SHBXWHS001 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices 40 $60.00
Elective Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
BSBSMB404 Undertake small business planning 50 $25.00
SHBBBOS001 Apply cosmetic tanning products 16 $25.00
SHBBBOS004 Provide aromatherapy massages 40 $60.00
SHBBBOS005 Use reflexology relaxation techniques in beauty treatments 30 $40.00
SHBBCCS002 Prepare personalised aromatic plant oil blends for beauty treatments 35 $25.00
SHBBHRS002 Provide female intimate waxing services 20 $40.00
SHBBINF001 Maintain infection control standards 75 $25.00
SHBBMUP001 Apply eyelash extensions 30 $25.00
SHBBMUP003 Design and apply make-up for photography 30 $60.00
SHBBMUP004 Design and apply remedial camouflage make-up 30 $60.00
SHBBSKS005 Provide micro-dermabrasion treatments 20 $60.00
SHBBSPA003 Provide stone therapy massages 25 $25.00
SHBBSPA004 Provide Indian head massages for relaxation 23 $25.00

Course Assessment

  • Observation and oral questioning
  • Practical task
  • Written task
Your particular units of study will be determined from the core and elective units required for this qualification.

RPL is a formal assessment process that recognises relevant skills and knowledge you have already gained through previous training, work and life experiences. Contact the Institute today to discuss your options for RPL.

Indicative Fees

Government Subsidised $6,441
Concession $2,189
RPL Government Subsidised $2,472
RPL Concession $569
RPL Self-funded $3,708
Self-Funded $7,677

Concession for Diploma and Advanced Diploma courses applies only to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.

Concession for Diploma and Advanced Diploma courses applies only to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.

Average total fees include designated materials and will vary according to your specific unit choices and other factors.

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

For information on refunds in relation to withdrawals, transfers and cancellations refer to the following policies and procedures.
Refund of Course Fees Policy
Student Withdrawal and Refund of Course Fees Procedure

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Intake Campus Course Details
2019 July Mildura Campus Full Time, Classroom Based