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.
The Diploma of Beauty Therapy (SHB50115) offered by Open Colleges is a nationally recognised qualification. This online beauty course will give you the knowledge and skills to forge a successful career as a beauty therapist. Professional beauty therapists play an important role, helping people to look and feel their best.
Whether you're just starting out or are in the industry already, this beauty therapy course will equip you with the skills to provide a professional service and get ahead. You'll learn to provide a range of beauty services like facials, massage, waxing and aromatic oil therapy, as well as develop practical business skills like team coordination, communication, customer service and more. Students need to hold a current first aid certificate in order to complete the course.
This course requires students to complete 155 hours of work placement within an appropriate workplace, supervised by a qualified staff member. Students will need to secure their own work placement, however, Open College is available to assist and advise through their Work Placement Support Team.
To be eligible to enrol in this course, you must meet one of the following entry requirements:
Be at least 18 years old; AND
Have access to a computer and the internet; AND
Hold a minimum qualification of a Certificate II level or higher; OR
Demonstrate 2 years of relevant industry experience in a role that requires the use of written documentation and communication.
Successful completion of Year 12 English or equivalent; OR
Successful completion of a Nationally Recognised Training qualification at Certificate III level or higher; OR
Demonstrate 3 years of relevant industry experience in a role that requires the use of written documentation and communication.
Areas of study
In this online beauty therapy program, the subjects you'll study include:
SHBBBOS001 - Apply cosmetic tanning products
SHBBNLS001 - Provide manicure and pedicare services
SHBBINF001 - Maintain Infection Control Standards
SHBXWHS001 - Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices
SHBXIND001 - Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
SHBBRES001 - Research and apply beauty industry information
SHBBMUP001 - Apply eyelash extensions
SHBXCCS002 - Provide salon services to clients
SHBXCCS001 - Conduct salon financial transactions
SHBBHRS001 - Provide waxing services
SHBBFAS001 - Provide lash and brow services
SHBBBOS002 - Provide body massage
SHBBBOS003 - Provide body treatments
SHBBBOS006 - Provide superficial lymph massage treatments
SHBBMUP002 - Design and apply make-up
SHBBMUP004 - Design and apply remedial camouflage make-up
SHBBFAS002 - Provide facial treatments and skin care recommendations
SHBBHRS002 - Provide female intimate waxing services
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Diploma of Beauty Therapy (SHB50115) from Open Colleges.
Whether you're already working in the industry and want to upskill, or keen to start a career in beauty, this in-depth course is your ticket to the theoretical and practical skills you need to succeed. Help people look and feel their best with this nationally recognised, accredited course.
Upon completion, you'll be eligible to fill such roles as a:
RTO 90796 Open Colleges is one of the largest private education providers in Australia. It offers a wide variety of courses, from leisure courses to vocational and higher education courses, many of which are government-accredited and employer-recognised. Most courses are delivered online or via blended learning, allowing you to work at your own pace and around your own schedule. Studying with Open Colleges is perfect for people with busy lifestyles, and those wishing to work and learn for themselves.
As a student of Open Colleges, you will have access to a range of student and administrative support options. Your course trainers are available via email, messaging and through your online course forums in OpenSpace. You will also have access to help with study skills such as time management, essay writing and referencing.