SHB50115 – ​Diploma of Beauty Therapy

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This qualification reflects the role of individuals who are competent in a broad range of beauty therapy treatments and services which may include facial massage, body massage, hair removal, cosmetic tattooing, spa treatments, lash and brow treatments, nail technology services, make-up, aromatherapy, providing advice on beauty treatments and services, selling retail skincare and cosmetic products and coordinating a work team.
Work would be undertaken as skilled beauty therapists in salons, spas and the wider beauty industry.
This qualification is designed to reflect the role of those who work relatively autonomously.

25 units must be completed
13 core units
12 elective units,

The selection of electives must be guided by the job outcome sought, local industry requirements and the complexity of skills appropriate to the AQF level of this qualification.

Core Units:
SHBBBOS002 – Provide body massages
SHBBBOS003 – Provide body treatments
SHBBFAS001 – Provide lash and brow services
SHBBFAS002 – Provide facial treatments and skincare recommendations
SHBBFAS003 – Provide specialised facial treatments
SHBBHRS001 – Provide waxing services
SHBBMUP002 – Design and apply make-up
SHBBNLS001 – Provide manicure and pedicare services
SHBBRES001 – Research and apply beauty industry information
SHBXCCS001 – Conduct salon financial transactions
SHBXCCS002 – Provide salon services to clients
SHBXIND001 – Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
SHBXWHS001 – Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices

Elective Units:
SHBBBOS004 – Provide aromatherapy massages
SHBBBOS005 – Use reflexology relaxation techniques in beauty treatments
SHBBCCS002 – Prepare personalised aromatic plant oil blends for beauty treatments
SHBBSPA003 – Provide stone therapy massages
SHBBSPA004 – Provide Indian head massages for relaxation
SHBBBOS001 – Apply cosmetic tanning products
SHBBCCS001 – Advise on beauty products and services
SHBXPSM003 – Promote a personal services business techniques
BSBSMB406 – Manage small business finances
SHBBHRS002 – Provide female intimate waxing services
SHBBINF001 – Maintain infection control standards
SHBBSKS005 – Provide micro-dermabrasion treatments

Career Pathways

  • Beauty Consultant
  • Cosmetic Retail Consultant
  • Freelance Beauty Worker
  • Waxing Specialist
  • Department Store/ Pharmacy Cosmetic Consultant
  • Cosmetic or Beauty Equipment Sales Representative
  • Spray Tan Specialist

Education Pathways

  • SHB60118 Advanced Diploma of Intense Pulsed Light and Laser for Hair reduction
  • SHB50216 Diploma of Salon Management

On successful completion of the SHB50115 – Diploma of Beauty Therapy, you will receive:

  • A Testamur for the SHB50115 – Diploma of Beauty Therapy, which is a nationally recognised qualification.
  • A Record of Results

The SHB50115 – Diploma of Beauty Therapy provides a pathway and entry into the SHB60118 – Advanced Diploma of Intense Pulsed Light and Laser for Hair Reduction.

Course Includes
SHB50115 – Diploma of Beauty Therapy upon resulting competent

  • Electronic training material
  • All assessments
  • Clinic practical hours
  • Work placement support

Campus location: 8-9/1 Douglas street Coolangatta QLD 4225

Payment Methods
Payments can be made via credit card (Visa and MasterCard) EFT, or direct deposit. Flexible payment plans and study loans may also be available.

12 months full time

Face to face learning, self-paced distance delivery, workplace training in BTTA clinic

International Students

Cost: $14,990 AUD Tuition fee +
$500 AUD Administration fee +
$150 AUD Uniform fee +
$4,990 AUD Materials fee

Meet evidentiary requirements for country of origin
Have an IELTS score of 5.5 or above or undertake an English Language test prior to enrolment TOEFL 527; TOEFLiBT46; CAE162; PTE42 or
OET pass mark or 5 years study in Australia, Canada New Zealand; South Africa or
Republic of Ireland or Passport holders for UK, USA, Canada, Republic of Ireland or Senior Secondary Certificate in Australia.
Undertake a pre-enrolment interview / initial skills assessment.

Domestic Students

Cost: $14,990 Tuition fee +
$360 Administration fee +
$150 Uniform fee

There are no entry requirements to this qualification, however, the following is desirable,
have sufficient literacy, numeracy and visual interpretation skills to successfully complete the course,
possess excellent people skills.

Specifically designed for students looking to take their education to the next level
    • No stress – the whole process is managed privately by our Consultants
    • Flexible options
    • Fast efficient approvals, simply apply online

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Study loans are a private student loan company that provides the funds for approved BTTA courses direct to them on behalf of you. We can loan anywhere between $2,001 and $15,000. Our loan terms range from 6 to 48 months and we provide interests rate from 9.75% p.a. based on financial and educational data.

This qualification is Nationally Recognised Training

SHB50115 – Diploma of Beauty Therapy