Diploma of Beauty Therapy

Diploma of Beauty Therapy

Course Code
:
SHB50115
Department
:
Professional, Creative & Environment
Study Area(s)
:
Hair and Beauty, Beauty
Campus
:
RICHMOND
Course Length
:
Full-time(1 year)
Part-time day(2 years)
Part-time night(2 years)

Start Date(s): 4th of September 2017 5th of Feb 2018
End Date(s): September 2018 30 Nov 2018
Days and Time: Classes are held on Tuesdays
Wednesdays
Thursdays and Fridays from 9:00am to 4:00pm.

Course Overview

If you enjoy making others feel relaxed and rejuvenated, or you are keen to work in spas locally or overseas, our Diploma of Beauty Therapy course will get you closer to fulfilling your ambition. As the highest and most sought after qualification in the industry, our practical, nationally recognised course will provide you with the knowledge, experience and advanced skills to start your career as a qualified beauty therapist. 

This course is designed for those who wish to work in the Beauty industry as a beauty therapist performing advanced beauty services including facials, body massage, body treatments, waxing, reflexology, eyelash extensions, waxing, manicures & pedicures, stone massage and cosmetic tanning.

We pride ourselves on teaching the top techniques that all beauty salon owners look for such as how to dress a treatment bed and how to wax to perfection.

Click here for course modules

Core

Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
SHBBBOS002Provide body massages120
SHBBBOS003Provide body treatments120
SHBBFAS001Provide lash and brow services15
SHBBFAS002Provide facial treatments and skin care recommendations120
SHBBFAS003Provide specialised facial treatments115
SHBBHRS001Provide waxing services85
SHBBMUP002Design and apply make-up45
SHBBNLS001Provide manicure and pedicare services50
SHBBRES001Research and apply beauty industry information20
SHBXCCS001Conduct salon financial transactions25
SHBXCCS002Provide salon services to clients40
SHBXIND001Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment45
SHBXWHS001Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices40

Elective

Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
SHBBBOS001Apply cosmetic tanning products16
SHBBBOS004Provide aromatherapy massages40
SHBBBOS005Use reflexology relaxation techniques in beauty treatments30
SHBBCCS001Advise on beauty products and services30
SHBBCCS002Prepare personalised aromatic plant oil blends for beauty treatments35
SHBBCCS004Provide aromatherapy massages40
SHBBHRS002Provide female intimate waxing services20
SHBBMUP001Apply eyelash extensions30
SHBBMUP003Design and apply make-up for photography30
SHBBMUP004Design and apply remedial camouflage make-up30
SHBBSPA003Provide stone therapy massages25
SHBBSPA004Provide Indian head massages for relaxation23

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed to show that you have achieved the skills and knowledge required by the course. Assessment may include written, oral or practical assessment methods. You will know in advance about the type of assessment and how it will operate. There is the opportunity for reassessment and appeal and you will be given this information.

What will I study?

You will be studying the Diploma of Beauty Therapy and gaining specialist skills in a range of beauty services and treatments.

For course information, please call 13 TAFE (13 8233) or fill our enquiry form.

 

For Business and Industry


We offer our business and industry clients customised workforce training, flexible delivery (when and where it suits you) and onsite assessments.

Call us on 1300 615 141 or contact us online for an obligation free consultation.

This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. Are you eligible for Government Subsidised fees? Find out now!

You may be eligible for concession. Find out now!

The fees listed below relate to 2017 courses and are indicative pricing only as total costs vary depending on the units you elect to study.

Concessions for Diploma and Advanced Diploma course categories are only available to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.

Payment plans are available. Click here to find out more.
Course availability is subject to enrolment numbers.

Your total course fee will typically include your tuition fee (table 1), any applicable consumables and/or material fees (table 2) and non-tuition fees such as student support fees (table 3).

Table 1

Enrolment type
 
 
 
Government Subsidised
Average annual course fee#
 
Concession
Average annual course fee#
Check your eligibility
Full Fee
Average annual course fee#
 
Non-Apprentice
$8253.00
$1650.6
$16623.9
Apprentice/Trainee
$
$
$

Table 2

Material Fees
per SC hour :
$0
Consumable Fees
per SC hour :
$0

# The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
Average tuition fees are based on the typical number of student contact hours undertaken by a student to complete this course. Average fees displayed are purely indicative and may not be your actual fee. Fees vary based on the number/hours of electives chosen by the student.

Click here to view maximum tuition fees. We strongly urge you to contact us for a more exact calculation of your fees. Additional fees may apply such as the Student Support Fee. 

2017 Student Services Fee (Table 3)

 Type of cohort:
Eligible full fee paying student (more than 125 SC hours) Non eligible/FFS  full fee paying student (more than 125 SC hours) Special cohort classes:
  • Concession card holders
  • Apprentices
  • Trainees
  • Work based students (100% off campus delivery)
  • Full online delivery (100% off campus delivery)
Any students studying less than 125 hours in the full year
Domestic student services fees for 2017: $0.40 per student contact hour. $60 min total to $200 max total $0.40 per student contact hour. $60 min total to $200 max total $60 fixed fee None

Exemptions

The following fee categories are exempt from the SSF -
ASH: Asylum Seeker Or Victim Of Human Trafficking Concession
ASZ: Asylum Seeker Or Victim Of Human Trafficking Non-concession
X: Community-based Orders/Judy Lazarus Transition Centre
OZ: International Student
M: Prisoner
YTC: Young People Transitioning From Care – Concession
YTN: Young People Transitioning From Care - No Concession
Short courses

student contact hours

Total hours^ Indicative hours* Government Subsidised $/SCH Indigenous Concession $/SCH Full fee $/SCH
1620 1179 $7.00 $1.40 $14.10

^This is based on the maximum number of student contact hours for the total duration of the course. Hours may vary depending on electives chosen by the student.

*This is based on the maximum number of student contact hours for the calendar year of 2017. Hours may vary depending on electives chosen by the student.If you have to undertake training as part of Skills Recognition, your tuition fees are charged according to the applicable rate per Student Contact Hour depending on your eligibility for government subsidised, concession or full fees.

For more information about our fees structure, click here.

What costs and other fees should I expect?

Contact the Contact Centre on 13 TAFE (13 8233) or enquiries@kangan.edu.au for a fee schedule. There may be extra costs for reference books, protective clothing or specialised materials.

Can I apply?

There are no set prerequisites for this course. However it is recommended that you have satisfactory numeracy and literacy skills to undertake this course or are mature age and have sufficient work experience to successfully undertake the course. OR You may apply if you have satisfactorily completed VCE or an approved equivalent course and the satisfactory completion of the work requirements (eligibility to transfer); or are mature age and have sufficient work experience to successfully undertake the course. (Mature age is anyone over the age of 18 who has been out of full-time education for more than 12 months.)

Where and how can I study?

You will study at the Richmond campus.

What employment opportunities will I have?

The Diploma of Beauty Therapy may lead to employment as a:

  • Salon beauty therapist 
  • Salon manager/owner 
  • Beauty therapist on a cruise ship
  • Freelance therapist 
  • Cosmetic or beauty equipment sales representative.

What skills will I have when I complete this course?

With expert guidance from our experienced and talented trainers, within this 12 month full-time course, you will develop advanced skills in areas such as:

• Advanced facial treatments
• Massage and body treatments (including aromatherapy, hot stone therapy and Indian head massage)
• Waxing
• Manicure and pedicure treatments
• Advice on and selling of retail skin care and cosmetic products

What qualifications will I receive?

On successful completion of the course you will be awarded the Diploma of Beauty Therapy. As part of the Australian Qualifications Framework this program is nationally recognised.

What opportunities for further studies will I have?

On successful completion of this course and having gained industry experience, you may apply to other higher education organisations to further your studies.

How do I apply?

To apply for this course, click on the 'Apply Here' button at the top of this page. Alternatively you can request an application form from us by calling 13 TAFE (13 8233) or email enquiries@kangan.edu.au.

How will I be selected for this course?

All applicants will need to undertake a literacy & numeracy assessment and a pre- training interview. Applicant will be chosen on suitability to the industry.