Diploma of Beauty Therapy

Can you see yourself working in a day spa at a tropical resort, as a body treatment specialist on a cruise ship, creating new looks for beauty bloggers, or running your own beauty salon? With this diploma, you'll learn about a huge range of body and facial treatments and will graduate qualified to manage your own beauty salon.
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Length
18 months part-time
Qualification Code
SHB50115

Can you see yourself working in a day spa at a tropical resort, as a body treatment specialist on a cruise ship, creating new looks for beauty bloggers, or running your own beauty salon? With this diploma, you'll learn about a huge range of body and facial treatments and will graduate qualified to manage your own beauty salon.

You will learn the latest practices being used in the beauty field such as temporary epilation, lash and brow treatments and cosmetic chemistry using FedUni's modern equipment to perfect your skills. 

This qualification will teach you a broad range of beauty therapy treatments and services which may include facial massage, body massage, hair removal, spa treatments, lash and brow treatments, nail technology services, make-up, aromatherapy, providing advice on beauty treatments and services, selling retail skin care and cosmetic products and coordinating a work team.

Modern equipment and excellent facilities are a feature of FedUni's campuses. Resources will include prescribed texts and classroom handouts together with basic equipment requirements of the program.

 

  • Salon manager
  • Salon owner
  • Beautician
  • Skin Therapist
  • Spa therapist

 Successful participants may seek work as a beauty therapist in a beauty salon, or in specialist areas such as a day spa or resort. You will be qualified to own or manage a salon or business or travel and work on board a cruise ship.

The course content below provides all possible units related to the course. If the course has various streams, the units you are required to study will depend on your chosen stream.

PROVIDE BODY MASSAGES
SHBBBOS002
PROVIDE BODY TREATMENTS
SHBBBOS003
PROVIDE LASH AND BROW SERVICES
SHBBFAS001
PROVIDE FACIAL TREATMENTS AND SKIN CARE RECOMMENDATIONS
SHBBFAS002
PROVIDE SPECIALISED FACIAL TREATMENTS
SHBBFAS003
PROVIDE WAXING SERVICES
SHBBHRS001
DESIGN AND APPLY MAKE-UP
SHBBMUP002
PROVIDE MANICURE AND PEDICARE SERVICES
SHBBNLS001
RESEARCH AND APPLY BEAUTY INDUSTRY INFORMATION
SHBBRES001
CONDUCT SALON FINANCIAL TRANSACTIONS
SHBXCCS001
PROVIDE SALON SERVICES TO CLIENTS
SHBXCCS002
COMPLY WITH ORGANISATIONAL REQUIREMENTS WITHIN A PERSONAL SERVICES ENVIRONMENT
SHBXIND001
APPLY SAFE HYGIENE, HEALTH AND WORK PRACTICES
SHBXWHS001
APPLY COSMETIC TANNING PRODUCTS
SHBBBOS001
PROVIDE AROMATHERAPY MASSAGES
SHBBBOS004
PREPARE PERSONALISED AROMATIC PLANT OIL BLENDS FOR BEAUTY TREATMENTS
SHBBCCS002
PROVIDE FEMALE INTIMATE WAXING SERVICES
SHBBHRS002
MAINTAIN INFECTION CONTROL STANDARDS
SHBBINF001
APPLY EYELASH EXTENSIONS
SHBBMUP001
DESIGN AND APPLY MAKE-UP FOR PHOTOGRAPHY
SHBBMUP003
DESIGN AND APPLY REMEDIAL CAMOUFLAGE MAKE-UP
SHBBMUP004
PROVIDE MICRO-DERMABRASION TREATMENTS
SHBBSKS005
WORK IN A SPA THERAPIES FRAMEWORK
SHBBSPA001
PROVIDE SPA THERAPIES
SHBBSPA002
PROVIDE STONE THERAPY MASSAGES
SHBBSPA003
PROVIDE INDIAN HEAD MASSAGES FOR RELAXATION
SHBBSPA004

The application method varies depending on your circumstances, please visit our TAFE application page for further information.

For information in relation to the University and students rights and responsibilities please refer to the VET Information Guide.

Applicants need to demonstrate the literacy and numeracy skills required to undertake this course through a test as part of the application process. The test will be conducted through Federation College prior to commencement of training. Feedback will be provided to the applicant on their results and types of support, if necessary, available to them.

The application method varies depending on your circumstances, please visit our How to apply page for further information.

VTAC application: Yes

VTAC code: 3700674284 (Ballarat - Admin Campus)

Direct application: Yes

Federation University code: LAJ

National course code: SHB50115

Entry requirements (year 12)

Admissions Criteria for current Year 12 students (2019) and recent secondary graduates (2017 and 2018)

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this program.

 

 

Entry requirements (non year 12)

Admissions Criteria for applicants with a higher education study

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this program.

 

Admissions Criteria for applicants with a vocational education and training study

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this program.

 

Admissions Criteria for applicants with work and life experience

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this program.

*Minimum age is 16 years old *Any student under the age of 17 must provide a Transition from School form prior to underataking this course

 

Extra Requirements

 

Essential requirements for selection and application

Interview

Compulsory: All applicants must attend an interview prior to enrolment. The purpose of the interview is to discuss your eligibility and suitability for the program by going over the literacy and numeracy review and the pre-training review form. The interview is the last step before enrolment and you will usually be able to enrol on the same day. Timely applicants will be contacted by a FedUni staff member to arrange an interview time. Late applicants should call 1800 333 864.

 

Pre-training review (VET)

Compulsory: All applicants must complete a pre-training review form prior to enrolment. The form will assist in determining your suitability to enrol in the program that you have applied for. You should complete the green section of the form and then bring it along to your pre-enrolment interview where the teacher/coordinator will complete the rest of the form with you. Visit our website for more information and to download the form.

 

Language literacy and numeracy assessment (VET)

Compulsory: All applicants must complete a literacy and numeracy review prior to enrolment. The review is designed to assess your skills to ensure you have the foundations for successful completion of your studies. It will also enable teachers to identify any gaps in your current skills and allow them to offer additional support with literacy and/or numeracy to assist you to manage the requirements of your program.  For more information and to complete the review visit our website.

 

Part time study: 3 days per week on campus.

Fees are subject to change annually.

Fees are payable at the time of enrolment. In addition your program may require you to purchase books and materials. Some of these costs may be payable on enrolment day.

For further information regarding these costs, please view 2020 Indicative Course Fees (pdf, 756kb) for tuition and materials fees payable to FedUni.  

Indicative government-subsidised and full-fee course fees are shown on this document, and should be read in conjunction with the information on the TAFE fees website.

Eligible applicants/students accessing government-subsidised training under the 'Skills First Program' need to be aware enrolling in a qualification may affect their ability to access future government-subsidised training.

For further information please refer to the Fees, charges and eligibility on the TAFE fees website.
 

2020 TAFE Eligibility Exemptions

 

You could be eligible for government subsidised study at Federation University Australia through the TAFE eligibility exemptions. 

If you have been deemed ineligible for a government subsidised place because you have a higher qualification or have commenced two qualifications at the same level you may be eligible to enrol in a government subsidised place with a TAFE eligibility exemption. Please refer to the TAFE fees website or contact the course coordinator
 

Please note: A limited number of TAFE eligibility exemptions are available so contact us now to secure your place for 2020.

Other study costs

 

 

If what you have learned at work, from other programs, courses, from life experience or training provided at work is relevant to this program, you may be entitled to gain subject credits or exemptions. The University is obliged to recognise the AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by other registered training organisations. For further details contact Federation University on 1800 333 864.

Students may wish to commence their studies in the Certificate II in Retail Make-up and Skin Care or Certificate III in Beauty, with courses being directly credited towards the Diploma.

Pathways from this program may involve working your way up to assisting dermatologists and cosmetic surgeons.

Information regarding alternative programs offered by this School which may be of interest to you is available here.

 

A range of student services are available at most campuses. For further information on these services or for course information, please contact us on 1800 333 864.

The commencement of all programs is subject to available funding and enrolment quotas.

All information contained in this program overview including the availability of programs and fees, is correct at the time of being published, however the University reserves the right to alter any program, procedure or fee. Students should check for any amendment prior to enrolment.

CRICOS Provider No.00103D.
Please note: This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding to eligible individuals.
National RTO Code: 4909.

 

 

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Federation TAFE