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  • SHB50115
  • 089056D

Diploma of Beauty Therapy

At a glance

At a glance

Upgrade your career in beauty with this high-level qualification from TAFE Queensland. You will learn advanced skills that will help you to progress as a beauty therapist.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Senior Beauty Therapist
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SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy

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Course overview

Course overview

Develop your success in the beauty industry with this high-level qualification. Learn the specialised knowledge and high-level skills you need to work as a senior beauty therapist.

TAFE Queensland offers high quality training that provides students with some outstanding opportunities. Past students have been able to achieve great things. For example, a recent graduating student, Lauren French, started an amazing position as a beauty therapist for the world’s largest and most renowned luxury spa, beauty, and cruise ship company Steiner, based out of London.

This course will give you the advanced skills in areas including body massage and treatments, facial treatments, make up design, waxing services, and more. You'll be guided by an expert team of professionals who understand the industry and its requirements by maintaining strong connections.

Successful completion of this course will give you the specialised skills employers in the beauty industry look for. You'll be able to upgrade your career as a senior beauty therapist.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 12 elective units from the list below.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
SHBBBOS002
Provide body massages
SHBBBOS003
Provide body treatments
SHBBFAS001
Provide lash and brow services
SHBBFAS002
Provide facial treatments and skin care 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
Greater Brisbane
SHBBMUP001
Apply eyelash extensions

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
Greater Brisbane
SHBBBOS001
Apply cosmetic tanning products
SHBBNLS004
Apply nail art
SHBBINF001
Maintain infection control standards
SHBBSKS005
Provide micro-dermabrasion treatments
SHBBCCS001
Advise on beauty products and services
SHBBBOS004
Provide aromatherapy massages
SHBBCCS002
Prepare personalised aromatic plant oil blends for beauty treatments
SHBBSPA004
Provide Indian head massages for relaxation
SHBBSPA001
Work in a spa therapies framework
SHBBSPA002
Provide spa therapies
SHBBSPA003
Provide stone therapy massages
East Coast
SHBBSPA004
Provide Indian head massages for relaxation
SHBBSPA003
Provide stone therapy massages
SHBBCCS002
Prepare personalised aromatic plant oil blends for beauty treatments
SHBBBOS004
Provide aromatherapy massages
SHBBSKS005
Provide micro-dermabrasion treatments
SHBBBOS001
Apply cosmetic tanning products
SHBBCCS001
Advise on beauty products and services
SHBBINF001
Maintain infection control standards
SHBBMUP003
Design and apply make-up for photography
SHBBHRS002
Provide female intimate waxing services Hervey Bay Only
SHBBSPA001
Work in a spa therapies framework Mooloolaba Only
SHBBSPA002
Provide spa therapies Mooloolaba Only
SHBBMUP001
Apply eyelash extensions Mooloolaba & Bundaberg Only
HLTAID003
Provide first aid Hervey Bay & Bundaberg Only
SHBBBOS005
Use reflexology relaxation techniques in beauty treatments Hervey Bay & Bundaberg Only
Gold Coast
SHBBINF001
Maintain infection control standards
SHBBMUP003
Design and apply make-up for photography
SHBBHRS002
Provide female intimate waxing services
SHBBSPA003
Provide stone therapy massages
SHBBSPA001
Work in a spa therapies framework
SHBBSPA002
Provide spa therapies
SHBBSPA004
Provide Indian head massages for relaxation
SHBBCCS002
Prepare personalised aromatic plant oil blends for beauty treatments
SHBBBOS005
Use reflexology relaxation techniques in beauty treatments
SHBBBOS004
Provide aromatherapy massages
SHBBSKS005
Provide micro-dermabrasion treatments
Darling Downs and South West
SHBBMUP004
Design and apply remedial camouflage make-up Bundamba only
SHBBMUP003
Design and apply make-up for photography
SHBBCCS001
Advise on beauty products and services
SHBBBOS001
Apply cosmetic tanning products
SHBBMUP001
Apply eyelash extensions Bundamba only
SHBBINF001
Maintain infection control standards
SHBBSPA003
Provide stone therapy massages
SHBBSPA004
Provide Indian head massages for relaxation
SHBBBOS005
Use reflexology relaxation techniques in beauty treatments
SHBBCCS002
Prepare personalised aromatic plant oil blends for beauty treatments
SHBBBOS004
Provide aromatherapy massages
SHBBSPA001
Work in a spa therapies framework Toowoomba only
SHBBSPA002
Provide spa therapies Toowoomba only
SHBBSKS005
Provide micro-dermabrasion treatments

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about university pathways
  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, get in touch. We're here to help.

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This is the total cost of the course you need to pay when you enrol if you are not eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

Domestic Students
The following Selection criteria requirements apply only to Domestic Students:

It is recommended that you meet one of the following requirements-

  • successful completion of at least Year 12, Certificate IV or equivalent; or
  • be of mature-age

 

International Students
The following Selection criteria requirements apply only to International Students:

  • English Language Proficiency: Academic IELTS 5.5 (no individual band less than 5.0) or ISLPR 2+ on all skills or other - For a list of all English Language test accepted by TAFE Queensland International
  • Academic Requirements: Completion of Year 12 (or equivalent). Non school-leavers must have relevant work experience or qualification that indicates likely success of course completion. For more information on the international education achievement levels equivalent to Year 10 and 12.

Students should be a minimum of 18 years of age. Student visa applicants under the age of 18 will be accepted where they demonstrate that they will be accompanied by a parent, legal custodian or a suitable relative who is aged 21 or over. This arrangement requires the approval of the Department of Home Affairs.  For more information visit Department of Home Affairs - Welfare Requirements for Student Visa Applicants under 18.

Resources required

It is recommended that you have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

You are responsible for meeting the minimum standard of dress. This includes having access to and wearing a black shirt, black pants (no leggings or jeans), and enclosed shoes.

You may also be required to purchase TAFE Queensland branded uniform items. More details will be provided at enrolment or during orientation.

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

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How to apply

How to apply

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers


Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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Get started with TAFE Queensland

If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about university pathways
  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland