SHB50121 Diploma of Beauty Therapy

diploma of beauty therapy accredited course international academy industry professionals


In the Beauty profession, you’ll be dedicated to helping people feel and look their very best.

Industry-experienced educators will help you develop the skills and knowledge required to provide beauty therapy treatments and services which includes facial massage, body massage, hair removal, facials, spa treatments, lash extensions and brow treatments, nail technology services, makeup and aromatherapy.

The Diploma of Beauty Therapy qualifies you to become a professional beauty therapist. Strengthen your knowledge on a range of beauty disciplines and choose an area to specialise in. Travel the world with transferable skills or use your knowledge to launch your own salon business.

The Diploma of Beauty Therapy is also an ideal course for hairdressers or makeup artist wishing to increase their skill base.




Our course content selection provides you with the knowledge, attitude and skills to work in the beauty industry as a professional beauty therapist. From day one you will develop a broad range of competencies, opening doors to the beauty industry – from Body treatments and specialised facials, Lash, brow and waxing services, Designing and applying make-up, Manicure and pedicure services. Even build your own beauty business. The beauty care industry is one of the fastest growing consumer markets in Australia and the number of beauty therapists is expected to grow very strongly with around 29,000 job openings in 2022. Source:
There is also demand for beauty therapists to join other industries with cruise ships providing wonderful opportunities for travel, experience and growth.

Senior Beauty Therapist
Beauty Salon Owner / Freelance Beauticians

No formal education requirements to enrol in course.

All courses at The Makeup Technicians are taught in English. Applicants will need to show evidence of suitable English proficiency for the course they have chosen. Students must have a minimum English language level of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent.
International Students must be at least 18 years of age


12 months, Two days per week

To successfully complete this course, you will need to attend face-to-face classes for 2 days per week for 42 weeks. You will have off campus structured learning activities including homework, assignments, assessment preparation, student salons practical work experience and online study. You will complete 26 units of study to gain the Diploma of Beauty Therapy.

Februrary 2023 -20th December 2023


Student TypeAdmin Fee (*)Tuition FeeDeposit (*)Total

(*) Deposits and administrative fees are only refundable if student’s Visa Application is refused and the college is notified prior to the course commences.

Course fee is inclusive of supplies, materials and equipment required within the classroom.

Students are welcome to purchase a personal kit, which they can take home and use off-site and on-campus. An extensive kit is available to purchase from our partner suppliers for $1950.

The School requires a deposit and admin fee to be paid before enrollment into a course.

Austudy approved #2P157
SHB50121 Diploma of Beauty Therapy is an Approved Course for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan (VSL).

To apply for VET Student Loans (VSL), please check the eligibility and entry requirements, for more information visit us at

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

SHBBBOS008* Provide body massages
SHBBCCS005 Advise on beauty products and services
SHBBFAS004 Provide lash and brow services
SHBBFAS005* Provide facial treatments and skin care recommendations
SHBBFAS006* Provide specialised facial treatments
SHBBHRS010 Provide waxing services
SHBBMUP009 Design and apply make-up
SHBBNLS007* Provide manicure and pedicare services
SHBBNLS011 Use electric file equipment for nail services
SHBBRES003 Research and apply beauty industry information
SHBBSSC001 Incorporate knowledge of skin structure and functions into beauty therapy
SHBBSSC002 Incorporate knowledge of body structures and functions into beauty therapy
SHBXCCS005 Maintain health and wellbeing in a personal services setting
SHBXCCS006 Promote healthy nutritional options in a beauty therapy context
SHBXCCS007 Conduct salon financial transactions
SHBXCCS008 Provide salon services to clients
SHBXIND003 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
SHBXWHS003 Apply safe hygiene, health, and work practices
SIRXOSM002 Maintain ethical and professional standards when using social media and online platforms
SIRXSLS001 Sell to the retail customer

SHBBINF002 Maintain infection control standards
SHBBBOS009* Provide aromatherapy massages
SHBBSPA005 Work in a spa therapies framework
SHBBSPA006 Provide spa therapies
SHBBSPA007* Provide stone therapy massages
SHBBBOS011* Provide superficial lymph massage treatments
SHBBCCS006* Prepare personalised aromatic plant oil blends for beauty treatments
SHBBMUP015* Apply volume eyelash extensions
SHBBSPA008 Provide Indian head massages for relaxation

Work experience provides you with exposure to situations and circumstances that cannot be replicated in a learning or simulated environment.
Work experience is not mandatory for this qualification; however, this is a highly practical course. We strongly recommend you undertake work experience with a suitable industry employer.
You are responsible for arranging your own work experience. Our team will also offer support and guidance to assist you.

To enrol simply download our enrolment form from the button above and email your completed form to

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