SHB50121 Diploma of Beauty Therapy - On Campus

Do you dream of empowering others through your expertise in beauty treatments? The SHB50121 Diploma of Beauty Therapy offers an extensive curriculum designed for those who are passionate about the beauty industry and are seeking a comprehensive education to elevate their skills to a professional level with a Nationally Recognised qualification under their belt.
Course Provider
The Makeup Technicians
(RTO 22557)
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On-Campus (Sydney)

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Nationally Recognised Australian Qualification

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Payment Plans Available

Course Overview

Start Date
Next Intake: April 2024, April 2025
The full-time duration of this course takes 12 months to complete, including two days per week on campus study and additional day of student salon training.
On-Campus (Sydney)
Career Outcomes
  • Senior Beauty Therapist
  • Beauty Salon Owner / Freelance Beauticians
Course Modules

In order to achieve the SHB50121 Diploma of Beauty Therapy (Spa Treatments) you must complete all 29 units of competency.

Core Units

  1. SHBBBOS008* Provide Body Massages
  2. SHBBCCS005 Advise On Beauty Products And Services
  3. SHBBFAS004 Provide Lash And Brow Services
  4. SHBBFAS005* Provide Facial Treatments And Skin Care Recommendations
  5. SHBBFAS006* Provide Specialised Facial Treatments
  6. SHBBHRS010 Provide Waxing Services
  7. SHBBMUP009 Design And Apply Make-Up
  8. SHBBNLS007* Provide Manicure And Pedicure Services
  9. SHBBNLS011 Use Electric File Equipment For Nail Services
  10. SHBBRES003 Research And Apply Beauty Industry Information
  11. SHBBSSC001 Incorporate Knowledge Of Skin Structure And Functions Into Beauty Therapy
  12. SHBBSSC002 Incorporate Knowledge Of Body Structures And Functions Into Beauty Therapy
  13. SHBXCCS005 Maintain Health And Wellbeing In A Personal Services Setting
  14. SHBXCCS006 Promote Healthy Nutritional Options In A Beauty Therapy Context
  15. SHBXCCS007 Conduct Salon Financial Transactions
  16. SHBXCCS008 Provide Salon Services To Clients
  17. SHBXIND003 Comply With Organisational Requirements Within A Personal Services Environment
  18. SHBXWHS003 Apply Safe Hygiene, Health And Work Practices
  19. SIRXOSM002 Maintain Ethical And Professional Standards When Using Social Media And Online Platforms
  20. SIRXSLS001 Sell To The Retail Customer

Elective Units

  1. SHBBINF002 Maintain infection control standards
  2. SHBBMUP010 Design and apply make-up for photography
  3. SHBBSKS009* Provide Micro-Dermabrasion Treatments.
  4. SHBBMUP015* Apply Volume Eyelash Extensions.
  5. SHBBSPA005 Work in a spa therapies framework
  6. SHBBSPA006 Provide spa therapies
  7. SHBBSPA007* Provide stone therapy massages
  8. SHBBBOS009* Provide aromatherapy massages
  9. SHBBCCS007 Interpret the Chemical Composition & Physical Effects of Cosmetic Products.
Course Fees Include
Payment Options
  • Study Now, Pay Later through Vet Student Loans (VSL) 
  • Upfront Payment (with a discount), 
  • Payment by Term
  • Payment by Weekly Payment Plans

Vet Student Loans (VSL)

This course is eligible for the Commonwealth Supported VET Student Loans [VSL]. This means the course is study now, pay later and you can study the course now with $0 course fees (excluding the $100 course deposit) and pay later once you are earning above a certain threshold if you meet the requirements (see below). 

Vet Student Loan (VSL) Requirements

  • be an Australian citizen, or
  • hold an eligible permanent humanitarian visa and usually reside in Australia, or
  • be a New Zealand citizen on a Special Category Visa (SCV subclass 444) who meets the long-term residency requirements.*
  • You must have a current Tax File Number
Beauty Kit

Students are required to purchase a personal beauty kit, which they can retain and use offsite and on-campus during the course and after graduation. An extensive makeup, waxing, lash tinting and lash extension kits are available to purchase from Kryolan Professional Make-Up for between $1,500-$2,000.

Work Placement

Work experience is mandatory for this qualification. Students are required to participate in student salon training days and work on real fee paying clients.

Course Entry Requirements

TMT accepts students who are 16 and have completed year 10 or equivalent, there is no maximum age limit. If you are an international student, you must have a minimum English language level of IELTS 5 or equivalent. International Students must be at least 18 years of age.

Applicants without completing year 12 are required to do the LLN Test [Language, Literacy and Numeracy Test], this test is used to identify any supports a student might require.

Study Requirements

For full time study, this course requires 30 - 35 hours nominal hours of study per week. This consists of attending 2 Days a week in class training, structured learning activities, including homework, assignments, assessment preparation, student salon participation and online study. Beauty Therapy is a practical hands-on discipline, you are required to do practical exercise and participate in additional student training salon days and other work experience at home or at commercial settings.

About the Course

Do you have a passion for beauty and wellness? Are you eager to explore the depths of beauty therapy and transform this interest into a fulfilling career or business? Do you dream of empowering others through your expertise in beauty treatments? The SHB50121 Diploma of Beauty Therapy offers an extensive curriculum designed for those who are passionate about the beauty industry and are seeking a comprehensive education to elevate their skills to a professional level with a Nationally Recognised qualification under their belt.

This course delves into the core and elective units essential for a well-rounded understanding of beauty therapy. Students will gain an intensive and hands-on experience in skin biology, facial treatments, body massage, and beauty technology. The course also covers essential aspects of aromatherapy, reflexology, and spa treatments, providing a holistic approach to beauty and wellness. Elective units offer further specialization in areas such as micro-dermabrasion treatment, volume lash extensions, advanced makeup, and managing a salon business, ensuring graduates are well-prepared for various aspects of the industry.

Upon completion of this diploma course, graduates are equipped for a variety of roles within the beauty industry. Career paths include becoming a beauty therapist, spa therapist, salon manager, or a specialist in areas such as aromatherapy or reflexology. Graduates may also choose to become beauty therapy trainers or pursue opportunities in the wellness and spa sector. So what are you waiting for? Turn your passion for beauty today into a fulfilling career and become a sought-after professional in the thriving beauty industry!

*The contents are accurate at the time of writing. Get in touch with the course provider for the latest information.

About the Course Provider

The Makeup Technicians

TMT was originally established in 1985 as an industry based boutique Makeup College. It was at the forefront of the industry being one of the only two makeup colleges in Australia delivering quality makeup courses at the time. Over the last few decades, TMT has been a strong advocate of quality industry led training and actively contributed to the development of accredited diploma and advanced diploma level makeup course training packages in Australia. It has trained thousands of makeup artists who are now working around the world. Since its establishment, the makeup industry has grown immensely and has evolved to demand more holistic soft and technical skills from graduates to meet the ever evolving and challenging role of a successful makeup artist. Beauty and Entertainment businesses also value and start demanding graduates to work across the industries with multiple skill sets. To meet this challenge, TMT has since broaden its education offering in beauty, hairdressing, marketing and business to produce all rounded graduates with confidence to take on the world stage. TMT is committed to challenge the status quo and to pioneer a new way vocational education is designed and delivered to meet the challenge of our time.
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