Diploma of Beauty Therapy (SHB50115)

Qualification: Diploma
Course Code: SHB50115
Study mode: On Campus
Payment options: VET FEE-HELP may be available
Duration: 1-1.8 years, depending on study mode
Start date: Multiple intake dates. Enquire now for upcoming start dates
Awarded by: Republica Education (RTO 20814) t/a Beauty EDU
Course fees: Price may vary
This course meets Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

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About this course

Gain in-demand industry skills and learn how to build a loyal clientele base with this Diploma of Beauty Therapy course from Beauty EDU. By learning with one of the most connected beauty schools in Australia, you will have the opportunity to learn from leading industry icons, attend specialised workshops and work at exclusive industry events such as Melbourne Fashion Week and the Spring Racing Carnival.

The course, which can be studied on campus (full-time or part-time) or through a flexible combination of online study and practical workshops, offers you a curated program of study that is designed to accelerate your professional development as a beauty therapist. You will learn advanced salon techniques through hands-on tutorials and be trained across everything from facials, make-up, and waxing through to reflexology, body treatments and microdermabrasion, as well as gain important skills for the real world, including job interview techniques and product sales.

Students also receive the unrivalled opportunity to hone their practical skills on clients in an on-campus Salon, or at the Beauty EDU Bar at David Jones, Eastland. By learning in a real-world setting, and working under the full supervision of highly-qualified educators, students are prepared for the highest level of spa and salon work.

This course develops your skills in the many treatments offered in beauty salons worldwide and is the ideal pathway to your career in beauty therapy.


You must meet the following entry requirements:

  • Have completed Year 12 or have substantial work experience


  • Take pride in your appearance


  • Complete an interview with Beauty EDU and demonstrate your ability to succeed in this course

Areas of study

In this beauty therapy course, the areas of focus will include:

  • SHBXWHS001 - Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices
  • SIBXIND001 - Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
  • SHBXCCS002 - Provide salon services to clients
  • SHBBRES001 - Research and apply beauty industry information
  • SHBXCCS001 - Conduct salon financial transactions
  • SHBBNLS001 - Provide manicure and pedicure services
  • SHBBMUP002 - Design and apply make-up
  • SHBBHRS001 - Provide waxing services
  • SHBBFAS002 - Provide facial treatments and skin care recommendations
  • SHBBFAS003 - Provide specialised facial treatments
  • SHBBFAS001 - Provide lash and brow services
  • SHBBBOS003 - Provide body treatments
  • SHBBBOS002 - Provide body massages
  • SHBBMUP004 - Design and apply remedial camouflage make-up
  • SHBBBOS004 - Provide aromatherapy massage
  • SHBBCCS002 - Prepare personalised aromatic plant oil blends for beauty treatment
  • SHBBBOS005 - Use reflexology relaxation techniques in beauty treatments
  • SHBBSPA003 - Provide stone therapy massages
  • SHBBSPA004 - Provide Indian head massages for relaxation
  • SHBBMUP003 - Design and apply make-up for photography
  • BSBSMB403 - Market the small business
  • SHBBMUP001 - Apply eyelash extensions
  • SHBBSKS005 - Provide micro-dermabrasion treatments
  • SHBBINF001 - Maintain infection control standards
  • SHBBHRS002 - Provide female intimate waxing services

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How will this course advance my career?

This nationally accredited qualification is the ideal launch pad for your career in the vibrant and rapidly evolving beauty industry. Upon completion of this course you may be able to work at:

  • Beauty salons
  • Day spas
  • Hotels
  • Movie sets
  • Retail stores
  • Beauty blogs

How else will I benefit from this diploma?

  • Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Diploma of Beauty Therapy (SHB50115) from Republica Education (RTO 20814) t/a Beauty Edu.
  • Receive essential equipment to kick-start your career such as a manicure and pedicure kit, a make-up and brush kit, and a wax kit.
  • Enjoy exclusive access to a range of industry events.
  • Learn real-world skills at Beauty EDU’s purpose-built salon.
  • Gain valuable experience in a retail context at the Beauty Bar, a Beauty EDU campus embedded in Eastland David Jones (for Eastland campus students only).

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Financial assistance

If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive a government study loan through VET FEE-HELP, meaning you can defer payment of your course fees.

Alternatively, Beauty EDU offers flexible payment plans using credit or debit card.

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You may be eligible to receive VET FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the VET FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

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RTO 20814
As one of Australia’s most industry-connected beauty schools, Beauty EDU takes a fresh approach to beauty education, and is dedicated to training the next wave of talented beauty specialists. By swapping out traditional classrooms for living, breathing salons, giving students exclusive industry access to events like Melbourne Fashion Week, and setting up a campus in the heart of Eastland David Jones, Beauty EDU students are guaranteed to receive training that is innovative, enlightening and inspiring. Beauty EDU trainers are the industry’s best, and with a range of vocational courses and masterclass workshops on offer, Beauty EDU is here to help you give your career a makeover.

Campus locations
Melbourne – 494 La Trobe Street, Melbourne VIC 3003
Sydney – 704/28 Foveaux Street, Surry Hills NSW 2010
Gippsland – 8 Pearson Street, Bairnsdale VIC 3875
David Jones, Eastland
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