Diploma of Beauty Therapy

National Course Code
Study Area(s)
Course Length
1 Year
Course Fees
$20,500 / $24,000

Course structure

This course is designed to develop your skills so you are able to deliver a broad range of beauty therapy treatments and services.

It is ideal if you wish to operate as a beauty therapist, employ staff and manage a beauty salon.

Course Modules

Module CodeModule Title
SHBBBOS002Provide body massages
SHBBBOS003Provide body treatments
SHBBFAS001Provide lash and brow services
SHBBFAS002Provide facial treatments and skin care recommendations
SHBBFAS003Provide specialised facial treatments
SHBBHRS001Provide waxing services
SHBBMUP002Design and apply make-up
SHBBNLS001Provide manicure and pedicare services
SHBBRES001Research and apply beauty industry information
SHBXCCS001Conduct salon financial transactions
SHBXCCS002Provide salon services to clients
SHBXIND001Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
SHBXWHS001Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices
SHBBBOS001Apply cosmetic tanning products
SHBBBOS004Provide aromatherapy massages
SHBBBOS005Use reflexology relaxation techniques in beauty treatments
SHBBCCS001Advise on beauty products and services
SHBBCCS002Prepare personalised aromatic plant oil blends for beauty treatments
SHBBCCS004Provide aromatherapy massages
SHBBHRS002Provide female intimate waxing services
SHBBMUP001Apply eyelash extensions
SHBBMUP003Design and apply make-up for photography
SHBBMUP004Design and apply remedial camouflage make-up
SHBBSPA003Provide stone therapy massages
SHBBSPA004Provide Indian head massages for relaxation

Major Study Areas

  • Facial massage
  • Body massage
  • Stone massage
  • Hair removal
  • Lash and brow treatments
  • Makeup
  • Spa treatments
  • Nail technology services
  • Aromatherapy
  • Selling retail skin care and cosmetic products
  • Providing advice on beauty treatments and services
  • Coordinating a work team

Books and Equipment (AUD$)

Approximately $3,300

  • Academic: Australian Year 12 equivalency or higher
  • English language: Academic IELTS 5.5 no band less than 5.0 overall or recognised equivalency

Richmond: February and July intake.
Bendigo: February intake.

Term 1 28 January – 27 March
Holidays 28 March – 13 April
Term 2 14 April – 26 June
Holidays 27 June – 12 July
Term 3 13 July – 18 September
Holidays 19 September – 4 October
Term 4 5 October – 18 December

Study pathways

Students can undertake further studies at the university level.

Career pathways

Graduates may seek employment as a:

  • Salon Beauty Therapist
  • Salon Manager/Owner
  • Freelance Therapist


Apply now Or call +613 9279 2222 or email international@kangan.edu.au to apply.