Diploma Of Beauty Therapy

National Course Code
Study Area(s)
Course Length
1 Year
Course Fees

Course structure

The Diploma of Beauty Therapy is the highest and most sought after qualification in the industry. This course will provide you with the knowledge, experience and advanced skills you need to start your career as a qualified Beauty Therapist. Students will learn to perform facial treatments, massage and body treatments (including aromatherapy, hot stone therapy and Indian head massage), waxing, manicure and pedicure treatments, while working with the best salon brands like Dermalogica, Algologie and Kryolan

Our course delivery features a combination of on-campus and remote (online) learning. This flexibility allows our students to continue to study in a safe, guided and supported manner.

All students required to attend on-site learning must be fully vaccinated in line with Kangan Institute’s Vaccination Policy

Course Modules

Module CodeModule Title
SHBBBOS002Provide body massages (SHBBBOS002)
SHBBBOS003Provide body treatments (SHBBBOS003)
SHBBFAS001Provide lash and brow services (SHBBFAS001)
SHBBFAS002Provide facial treatments and skin care recommendations (SHBBFAS002)
SHBBFAS003Provide specialised facial treatments (SHBBFAS003)
SHBBHRS001Provide waxing services (SHBBHRS001)
SHBBMUP002Design and apply make-up (SHBBMUP002)
SHBBNLS001Provide manicure and pedicare services (SHBBNLS001)
SHBBRES001Research and apply beauty industry information (SHBBRES001)
SHBXCCS001Conduct salon financial transactions (SHBXCCS001)
SHBXCCS002Provide salon services to clients (SHBXCCS002)
SHBXIND001Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment (SHBXIND001)
SHBXWHS001Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices (SHBXWHS001)
SHBBBOS001Apply cosmetic tanning products (SHBBBOS001)
SHBBBOS004Provide aromatherapy massages (SHBBBOS004)
SHBBBOS005Use reflexology relaxation techniques in beauty treatments (SHBBBOS005)
SHBBCCS001Advise on beauty products and services (SHBBCCS001)
SHBBCCS002Prepare personalised aromatic plant oil blends for beauty treatments (SHBBCCS002)
SHBBCCS004Provide aromatherapy massages (SHBBCCS004)
SHBBHRS002Provide female intimate waxing services (SHBBHRS002)
SHBBMUP001Apply eyelash extensions (SHBBMUP001)
SHBBMUP003Design and apply make-up for photography (SHBBMUP003)
SHBBMUP004Design and apply remedial camouflage make-up (SHBBMUP004)
SHBBSPA003Provide stone therapy massages (SHBBSPA003)
SHBBSPA004Provide Indian head massages for relaxation (SHBBSPA004)

  • 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.

Annual Amenities Fee (AUD$)


  • Entry Requirement:

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

7 February 2022

11 July 2022

Term 1 31 January - 8 April
Holidays 9 April - 25 April
Term 2 26 April - 24 June
Holidays 25 June - 10 July
Term 3 11 July - 16 September
Holidays 17 September - 2 October
Term 4 3 October - 20 December

Classes will be scheduled:

First semester: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 9.00am to 4.00pm

Second semester: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 9.00am to 4.00pm

 Timetables will be confirmed at orientation.

Study pathways

Students can undertake further studies at the university level.

Career pathways

Graduates may seek employment as a:

  • Beauty Therapist
  • Beauty Salon Manager/Owner
  • Freelance Therapist 
  • Beauty Advisor
  • Massage therapist


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