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SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy

Join the 21st Century in Beauty, Skin and Dermal treatments.

Start Date

Semi-Rolling Intake

Duration

12 months

Delivery Method

Face to Face Blended (Perth Campus)
Blended Online (NSW, VIC & QLD)

Units

25

Quick Info

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Next Start Date

Semi-Rolling Intake

Course Duration

12 months

Delivery Method

Face to Face Blended (Perth Campus)
Blended Online (NSW, VIC & QLD)

Practical Assessments

6 workshops in total - Wednesday to Saturday (Roughly every 2 months)
Attendance is mandatory for each workshop

Pre-Requisites

N/A

Do you have a passion and drive for everything beauty? Are you looking for an inspiring career in the beauty industry? With the SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy course, we offer the highest qualification in the beauty industry to give you skills and knowledge in the art and science of beauty, aesthetics, and wellness.

Why TrainSmart?

  • Top Quality Trainer Support
  • Affordable Payment Options
  • Government Subsidies Available

Course Overview

Study the Diploma of Beauty Therapy

The Diploma of Beauty Therapy course at TrainSmart Australia teaches a range of beauty treatments as well as skills and knowledge in how to successfully start and manage a Beauty Salon, Skin Clinic or Wellness Spa. Using quality products with well-known brands such as Dermalogica, La Clinica and Lycon, you will study traditional beauty treatments along with modern, on-trend treatments.

This course also explores the science behind the beauty treatments and why therapies are so successful.

Our beauty trainers have extensive industry experience and a passion for the beauty industry, priding themselves in developing and training exceptional beauty therapists. You will receive practical experience with clients under the guidance of our qualified trainers while you study face-to-face and online.

Is the Diploma of Beauty Therapy for you?

This is the right course for you if you want to….

  • Start and manage your own beauty salon
  • Start your own beauty business from home
  • Make people feel good and feel amazing about their body’s and themselves

What will you learn in the Diploma of Beauty Therapy?

In this course, you will learn knowledge and practical skills for a wide range of beauty treatments and services for both face and body including:

  • Advance Facial Techniques
  • Microdermabrasion and electrical equipment
  • Skin Science
  • Beauty Enhancements and Makeovers
  • Spray Tanning
  • Lash and Brow Treatments and enhancements
  • Male and Female waxing
  • Spa and Wellness Therapies
  • Prescribing Skincare and Retailing
  • Business Skills

How will you study the Diploma of Beauty Therapy?

We offer two methods of studying for our beauty therapy qualification: either on campus or through blended learning. This gives students flexible learning options designed to fit in well around those who are working, caring for young children or plan on studying from a distance.

If you’re studying as part of a blended course, you will learn the theoretical components of your course online, while, completing the practical assessments face-to-face. Our IT trainers will teach you to use the easy-to-understand and innovative online learning platform Moodle, to help you work through the beauty units and assessments.

Our Perth Campus

The TrainSmart Australia College of Beauty Therapy has modern, well-equipped beauty rooms with outstanding views of the Swan River in Perth’s CBD.

The college has a beauty salon where clients can receive treatments from our skilled students at reduced rates.

The campus offers free refreshments and a relaxation area for clients whilst waiting, as well as skincare kits for students and clients to purchase.

How long is the Diploma of Beauty Therapy?

The duration of the SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy course is 12 months.

entry Requirements

TrainSmart Australia will assess a student’s ‘academic suitability’ to ensure the student has the best chance of success. This is determined by either:

  • The student providing TrainSmart Australia with a copy of an Australian year 12 certificate; or,
  • The student providing TrainSmart Australia with a copy of a Certificate IV qualification (or above) that can be verified or,
  • The student completing the Core Skills Profile for Adults online assessment passing at or above Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework in both reading and numeracy.

Please note, we are unable to enrol international students at this time. 

Modules

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This qualification is made up of the following units of competency. All units of competency must be completed in order to successfully attain the SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy.

The SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy is broken up into the following Modules.

  • Module 1: Infection Control, Mani Pedi and Reflexology
  • Module 2: Salon Services, Waxing, Brow and Lashes
  • Module 3: Facials & Micro-Dermabrasions
  • Module 4: Make-up and Tanning
  • Module 5: Body Massage and Treatments
  • Module 6: Aromatherapy and Stone Massage

Module 1: Infection Control, Mani Pedi and Reflexology

Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices

SHBXWHS001

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to follow safe practices to minimise risks to self, client and colleagues in a salon environment. It requires the ability to follow hygiene and skin penetration guidelines, clean the work area, use electricity safely, identify and report faults, use personal protection and work safely. This unit applies to workers in environments providing beauty treatments and hairdressing services. In these environments they work with limited supervision, and have responsibility for providing safe treatments for their clients.

Maintain infection control standards

SHBBINF001

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to maintain infection control during skin penetration treatments and to review clinic compliance with the applicable state or territory and local council requirements. It requires the ability to identify, manage and control infection risks to clients, self and work colleagues. This unit applies to beauty therapists who work in beauty therapy salons, clinics or in cosmetic medical clinics. These therapists work autonomously and make independent treatment decisions.

Provide manicure and pedicare services

SHBBNLS001

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to provide services and advice to clients requiring hand, foot and nail care. It requires the ability to recognise relevant contraindications and conditions, to understand the structure and function of hands, feet and nails and the effects of treatments and products, and to select and provide services and advice to meet the objectives of the client. The services and advice can be on an individual basis or form part of a series of services. This unit applies to workers in beauty and nail salons, and spas. In this environment they make routine service decisions within a defined range but are responsible for the selection and provision of services to clients.

Use reflexology relaxation techniques in beauty treatments

SHBBBOS005

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to provide relaxation treatments using reflexology techniques. It requires the ability to consult with clients, select products and techniques, and provide manual reflexology relaxation according to client needs and agreed treatment plan. Reflexology can be an individual treatment, or form part of a series of treatments. This unit applies to beauty and spa therapists who work in beauty salons, massage clinics and spas. In this environment they work in a team but make independent treatment decisions. They have knowledge across a range of reflexology relaxation techniques.

Communicate as part of a salon team

SHBXIND002

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to work as part of a team in a salon or retail cosmetics environment. It requires the ability to communicate with colleagues and senior staff and actively participate in a team work environment. This unit applies to individuals working in service environments including retail cosmetic outlets, spas, hairdressing, barber, beauty and nail salons. It applies to personnel working in teams at all levels including frontline, supervising and senior team members.

Module 2: Salon Services, Waxing, Brow and Lashes

Provide lash and brow services

SHBBFAS001

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to provide lash and brow services that include shaping and colouring. It requires the ability to consult with clients, and select suitable products and equipment required to perform lash and brow services. Lash and brow services can be an individual treatment or form part of a series of treatments. This unit applies to beauticians and beauty therapists who work in beauty salons and spas. In this environment they make routine decisions within a defined range guided by manufacturer information and organisational policies and procedures.

Provide waxing services

SHBBHRS001

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to provide waxing services to remove unwanted facial and body hair. It requires the ability to consult with clients to select suitable wax products to provide waxing services. The waxing service can be a single service or form part of a series of services. This unit applies to beauticians and beauty therapists who work in beauty or hair removal salons. In this environment they work as part of a team and make independent decisions within a defined range.

Provide salon services to clients

SHBXCCS002

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to provide a complete customer service experience. It requires the ability to communicate with clients face-to-face or by telephone, schedule appointments, attend and respond to client complaints, and assist clients with special needs. This unit applies to workers in personal service environments including beauty and hairdressing salons, nail salons and spas. In these environments, they make routine service decisions within a defined range.

Provide female intimate waxing services

SHBBHRS002

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to provide waxing services to remove unwanted hair from female intimate areas. It requires the ability to consult with clients to plan services to apply and remove hot and strip wax safely. Female intimate waxing can be an individual service or form part of a series of services. This unit applies to beauticians and beauty therapists who work in beauty or hair removal salons. In this environment they work as part of a team but make independent treatment decisions; demonstrate sensitivity, maturity and confidentiality in their client interactions; and have knowledge across a range of waxing techniques and waxing products.

Module 3: Facials & Micro-Dermabrasions

Advise on beauty products and services

SHBBCCS001

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to advise clients on a range of professional beauty products and services. It requires the ability to investigate products and services, interpret information, identify client beauty needs and explain available beauty products and services. This unit applies to workers in nail, make-up, and beauty salons. In these environments, they work in a team but have responsibility for maintaining their own product and treatment knowledge.

Provide facial treatments and skin care recommendations

SHBBFAS002

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to provide facial treatments to meet client needs. It requires the ability to establish priorities with clients, synthesise knowledge of anatomy and physiology, skin science, cosmetic chemistry and nutrition, and to design and provide facial routines and advice on products and protection of facial skin. Facials can be a single treatment or form part of a series of treatments. The unit applies to beauty therapists who work in beauty salons and spas. In this environment they are part of a team but make independent treatment decisions.

Provide specialised facial treatments

SHBBFAS003

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to provide specialised facial treatments incorporating the use of ultrasonic, direct current, high frequency and micro current devices. It requires the ability to establish priorities with clients and synthesise knowledge of skin, performance of electrical machines and allied cosmetic products, and to design and provide treatments to address specific skin types and conditions. Not all equipment is used in each specialised facial treatment. Specialised facials can be a single treatment or form part of a series of treatments. This unit applies to beauty therapists who work in beauty therapy salons. In this environment they work in a team but make independent treatment decisions.

Provide micro-dermabrasion treatments

SHBBSKS005

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to use pre-set systems using crystals and vacuum suction to exfoliate the skin of the body or face. It requires the ability to establish priorities with the client and synthesise knowledge of skin science and effects of treatment on skin structure, and to design and provide a safe and effective treatment. Micro-dermabrasion treatment can be an individual service or form part of a series of services. This unit applies to beauty therapists who work in beauty salons. In this environment they work in a team but exercise judgment in selecting and providing an appropriate treatment.

Module 4: Make-up and Tanning

Apply cosmetic tanning products

SHBBBOS001

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to select and apply cosmetic tanning products. It requires the ability to consult with clients about tanning products and colour choice, select products and equipment to prepare the skin and apply tanning products using a spray tanning gun. The application of cosmetic tanning products can be an individual service, or form part of a series of services. It applies to beauticians and beauty therapists who work in beauty salons and spas. In this environment they make routine service decisions within known procedures but work under limited supervision and guidance from others.

Design and apply make-up

SHBBMUP002

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to apply facial make-up products for day, evening or special occasions. It requires the ability to consult with clients, analyse face and skin, and to demonstrate and apply make-up products to suit client needs or make-up brief. This unit applies to beauty therapists, retail assistants, and make-up freelancers who work in beauty salons, retail cosmetic outlets, and settings that provide make-up services. In this environment they make routine service decisions within a defined range and have knowledge and skills of a variety of make-up products and application techniques.

Research and apply beauty industry information

SHBBRES001

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to access information and update knowledge of the beauty industry and relevant industry legislation. It requires the ability to research beauty industry trends, and its relationship to other industries, and how beauty therapists can use this information to enhance own work performance. This unit applies to beauticians, nail technicians, make-up artists and retail cosmetic assistants who work in beauty and nail salons and in beauty retail outlets. In this environment they make routine decisions within a defined range but are expected to be up-to-date with industry trends.

Module 5: Body Massage and Treatments

Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment

SHBXIND001

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to work in a personal services environment by integrating knowledge of workplace rights and responsibilities and organisational policies and procedures, and by using effective team and individual work practices to plan and organise daily work activities. This unit applies to workers in personal service environments including beauty and hairdressing salons, nail salons and spas. In these environments they make routine service decisions within a defined range in the context of organisational goals, customer service values and standards.

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

BSBSUS201

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to effectively measure current resource use and carry out improvements, including reducing the negative environmental impact of work practices. It applies to individuals, working under supervision or guidance, who are required to follow workplace procedures and instructions, and work in an environmentally sustainable manner within scope of competency, authority and own level of responsibility.

Provide body massages

SHBBBOS002

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to provide full body relaxation massages. It requires the ability to establish priorities with clients, synthesise knowledge of anatomy and physiology and lifestyle factors to design body massage routines, and provide advice on body products and protection from environmental damage. Body massage can be a single treatment or form part of a series of treatments. This unit applies to beauty therapists who work in beauty salons, massage clinics and spas. In this environment they work as part of a team but make independent treatment decisions.

Provide body treatments

SHBBBOS003

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to provide body treatments incorporating body massage techniques, electrical currents, body scrubs and wraps. It requires the ability to establish priorities with clients, synthesise knowledge of anatomy, physiology and skin, and operate specialised equipment with allied cosmetic products to design and provide body treatments addressing relaxation requirements. Body treatments can be a single treatment or form part of a series of treatments. This unit applies to beauty therapists who work in beauty salons and spas. In this environment they work as part of a team but make independent treatment decisions.

Provide Indian head massages for relaxation

SHBBSPA004

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to provide Indian head massage as part of a spa program. It requires the ability to consult with clients, plan massage routine and massage arms, neck, shoulders, scalp and face. Indian head massage can be an individual treatment or form part of a series of treatments. This unit applies to beauty and spa therapists who work in day, destination and resort spas and beauty salons. In this environment they operate with some level of autonomy or under limited supervision.

Module 6: Aromatherapy and Stone Massage

Provide aromatherapy massages

SHBBBOS004

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to provide aromatherapy massages using blended aromatic plant oils. It requires the ability to establish priorities with clients, and synthesise knowledge of anatomy and physiology, skin science and lifestyle factors to select aromatic oils and massage techniques to meet client needs. Aromatherapy massage can be a single treatment, or form part of a series of treatments. This unit applies to beauty and spa therapists who work in beauty salons, massage clinics and spas. In this environment they work as part of a team but make independent treatment decisions. They have knowledge across a range of aromatherapy massage techniques and blended oils.

Prepare personalised aromatic plant oil blends for beauty treatments

SHBBCCS002

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to select and blend aromatic plant oils for use in face and body treatments to meet specific client needs. It requires the ability to establish priorities with the client, synthesise knowledge of aromatic plant oil chemistry and the therapeutic profiles of aromatic oils, and to select and blend aromatic plant oils. The unit applies to beauty and spa therapists who work in beauty salons, massage clinics and spas. In this environment they work as part of a team but make independent treatment decisions.

Provide stone therapy massages

SHBBSPA003

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to provide full body massages with hot and cold stones. It requires the ability to establish priorities with clients, and synthesise knowledge of anatomy and physiology, skin science and lifestyle factors to select pre-heated stones, design massage and provide the treatment. Stone massage therapy can be an individual treatment or form part of a series of treatments. This unit applies to beauty and spa therapists who work in day, destination and resort spas and beauty salons. In this environment they work in a team but are responsible for individual client recommendations and treatment.

Conduct Salon Financial Transactions

SHBXCCS001

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to conduct financial transactions for the sale of products and services within a personal services environment. It requires the ability to operate point-of-sale equipment, handle cash, complete sales and reconcile takings. This unit applies to workers in personal service environments including beauty and hairdressing salons, nail salons and spas. In this environment they work within known routines and guidelines and use a limited range of equipment.

Job Outcomes

Diploma of Beauty Therapy Career Opportunities

The SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy offers many exciting career paths. As a qualified Beauty Therapist, you will be sought after as a therapist, manager or supervisor in a variety of beauty settings. Some of these include;

  • Beauty Salons
  • Skin Clinics
  • Day Spas
  • Medispas
  • Cosmetic Clinics
  • Retail Beauty stores
  • Sales consultants for Skincare and Beauty equipment businesses
  • Destination Resort Spas
  • Cruise Ships
  • Home business

The beauty industry is expected to continue to grow, employing up to 50,700 beauty therapists by 2024. There are a wide number of roles and career paths you can apply for after achieving t the Diploma of Beauty Therapy – the most common profession being of which, a Beauty Therapist.

Weekly Pay: $959

Future Growth: Very Strong

Average Full-time: 42 Hours

To find out more about the SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy course at TrainSmart Australia, download the brochure.

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Payment Options

Standard Rate

$12,950

The maximum tuition fee for this course is $12,950. Your fee payment options are:

  • Upfront payment
  • VET Student Loans – Australian government income contingent loan which allows you to study now and pay later.

Find out what your repayments may be by using our VET Student Loans Repayments Calculator

*VET Student Loans are subject to students meeting eligibility requirements. VET Student Loan creates a debt that must be repaid to the Commonwealth.

Find out what your repayments may be using our Payment Plan Repayment Calculator

  • Study Loans – Flexible loan with payment options for up to 48 months.
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Units of competency
SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy

This qualification is made up of the following units of competency. All units of competency must be completed in order to successfully attain the SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy.

The SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy is broken up into the following Modules;

Module 1: Infection Control, Mani Pedi and Reflexology

SHBXWHS001 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices

SHBBINF001 Maintain infection control standards

SHBBNLS001 Provide manicure and pedicare services

SHBBBOS005 Use reflexology relaxation techniques in beauty treatments

SHBXIND002 Communicate as part of a salon team

Module 2: Salon Services, Waxing, Brow and Lashes

SHBBFAS001 Provide lash and brow services

SHBBHRS001 Provide waxing services

SHBXCCS002 Provide salon services to clients

SHBBHRS002 Provide female intimate waxing services

Module 3: Facials & Micro-Dermabrasions

SHBBCCS001 Advise on beauty products and services

SHBBFAS002 Provide facial treatments and skin care recommendations

SHBBFAS003 Provide specialised facial treatments

SHBBSKS005 Provide micro-dermabrasion treatments

Module 4: Make-up and Tanning

SHBBBOS001 Apply cosmetic tanning products

SHBBMUP002 Design and apply make-up

SHBBRES001 Research and apply beauty industry information

Module 5: Body Massage and Treatments

SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment

BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

SHBBBOS002 Provide body massages

SHBBBOS003 Provide body treatments

SHBBSPA004 Provide Indian head massages for relaxation

Module 6: Aromatherapy and Stone Massage

SHBBBOS004 Provide aromatherapy massages

SHBBCCS002 Prepare personalised aromatic plant oil blends for beauty treatments

SHBBSPA003 Provide stone therapy massages

SHBXCCS001 Conduct Salon Financial Transactions

If you are interested in this course, please call us on 1300 855 517!

* Please note, course Units of Competency are subject to change. These units are valid only on the date of printing.

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