SHB50121 Diploma of Beauty Therapy

Award Course
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding


This course is intended for people seeking to work in the Beauty industry. the course provides the skills and knowledge required to provide a broad beauty services and treatments as a trained beauty therapist who also have skills to manage services or salons that provide facial and body treatments waxing, makeup applications, tanning, lash and brow services, client service and consultation on beauty products and advice. The course will provide knowledge and understanding of the regulations, policies and procedures of a licensed beauty salon by providing real life beauty services on clients.


Employment as a Beauty Therapist, Wax Technician, Beauty Advisor, Makeup Technician, beauty salon owner/operator/manager.


Other industry associated Advanced Diplomas, Bachelor of Health Science, Bachelor of Dermal Science.

Course Delivery

Classroom - Training will be delivered on site at SuniTAFE.

Entry Requirements

Applicants are required to undertake a Pre-Training Review to help confirm the course is suitable. Applicants must be at least 18 years old prior to course commencement. Applicants must have access to a computer and the internet.

Expected Time to Complete

1 Years

Units & Assessment
Core Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
SHBBBOS008 Provide body massages 100 $100.00
SHBBCCS005 Advise on beauty products and services 30 $65.00
SHBBFAS004 Provide lash and brow services 30 $250.00
SHBBFAS005 Provide facial treatments and skin care recommendations 100 $290.00
SHBBFAS006 Provide specialised facial treatments 100 $290.00
SHBBHRS010 Provide waxing services 100 $200.00
SHBBMUP009 Design and apply make-up 45 $250.00
SHBBNLS007 Provide manicure and pedicare services 60 $180.00
SHBBNLS011 Use electric file equipment for nail services 30 $55.00
SHBBRES003 Research and apply beauty industry information 20 $65.00
SHBBSSC001 Incorporate knowledge of skin structure and functions into beauty therapy 60 $50.00
SHBBSSC002 Incorporate knowledge of body structures and functions into beauty therapy 60 $50.00
SHBXCCS005 Maintain health and wellbeing in a personal services setting 40 $35.00
SHBXCCS006 Promote healthy nutritional options in a beauty therapy context 40 $35.00
SHBXCCS007 Conduct salon financial transactions 25 $35.00
SHBXCCS008 Provide salon services to clients 30 $35.00
SHBXIND003 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment 45 $35.00
SHBXWHS003 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices 40 $35.00
SIRXOSM002 Maintain ethical and professional standards when using social media and online platforms 50 $35.00
SIRXSLS001 Sell to the retail customer 20 $65.00
Elective Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
SHBBBOS007 Apply cosmetic tanning products 20 $80.00
SHBBBOS009 Provide aromatherapy massages 80 $100.00
SHBBBOS010 Use reflexology relaxation techniques in beauty treatments 30 $100.00
SHBBHRS011 Provide female intimate waxing services 24 $150.00
SHBBINF002 Maintain infection control standards 75 $55.00
SHBBMUP010 Design and apply make-up for photography 30 $250.00
SHBBSKS009 Provide micro-dermabrasion treatments 40 $290.00
SHBBSPA007 Provide stone therapy massages 45 $100.00
SHBBSPA008 Provide Indian head massages for relaxation 25 $35.00
SHBXCCS009 Greet and prepare clients for salon services 10 $35.00
Your particular units of study will be determined from the core and elective units required for this qualification.

RPL is a formal assessment process that recognises relevant skills and knowledge you have already gained through previous training, work and life experiences. Contact the Institute today to discuss your options for RPL.

Indicative Fees

Government Subsidised $9,250
Concession $3,235
Self-Funded $10,754

Concession for Diploma and Advanced Diploma courses applies only to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.

Average total fees include designated materials and will vary according to your specific unit choices and other factors.

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

For information on refunds in relation to withdrawals, transfers and cancellations refer to the following policies and procedures.
Refund of Course Fees Policy
Student Withdrawal and Refund of Course Fees Procedure

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Intake Campus Course Details
2024 Ongoing Enrolment Mildura Campus Full Time, Classroom, Full Year, Monday - Thursday, 9.00AM - 4.00PM