Diploma of Beauty Therapy



Our SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy will enable you to become a professionally qualified beauty therapist with skills that are recognised. This well-respected beauty therapy course will give you an education in the fundamentals of the skin paired with all-important practical and diagnostic skills, allowing you to be confident and proficient in performing a wide range of specialised facial and body treatments.

What will you learn?

  • Conduct client consultations and perform professional salon services
  • Apply a solid understanding of skin biology, anatomy and physiology of major body systems in designing suitable treatments according to the skin type and skin conditions of the client
  • Recommend appropriate products for treatments utilising your knowledge of cosmetic chemistry
  • Perform a range of body treatments with the latest equipment and different massage techniques including Swedish, lymphatic, stone massage, reflexology and Indian head massage
  • Perform specialised professional treatments such as electrolysis and diathermy safely and effectively
  • Blend and apply a range of aromatherapy oils for aromatherapy massage and various beauty treatments
  • Perform a range of professional waxing treatments hygienically and with minimum discomfort to the client
  • Provide professional lash and brow treatments
  • Provide nail treatments including manicure and pedicure
  • Design and apply makeup to enhance facial features
  • Apply small business knowledge in operating and managing salon business

Course outline

To achieve your SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy qualification, 25 Units of Competency must be completed. The 25 Units of Competency are comprised of 13 Core Units, 10 General Elective Units plus 3 Specialisation Elective units. At the commencement of Trimester 3, students will be invited to select one Specialisation Stream.

Course entry requirements

To attend the Ella Baché College as a student, we require the following:

  • Completion of Year 10 schooling (no further academic qualifications are required)
  • Minimum student age of 16 years. Applications under the age of 18 are required to have an interview at the college or via phone/Skype.
  • All students undertaking nationally recognised training are required to create a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Create your USI here.

Fee support

  • The SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy is a VET Student Loans-approved course:
    • A VSL is a loan made to Students by the Commonwealth Government
    • A VSL loan will not be approved for students who do not meet eligibility requirements
    • Students apply for a VSL through the Commonwealth’s Electronic Commonwealth Assistance Form (eCAF). The College cannot apply for a VSL on behalf of the Student.
    • The loan will remain a personal debt of the Student until it is repaid to the Commonwealth.
    • The Commonwealth Government applies a 20% fee to each Student that applies for a VSL. The amount of HELP debt the Student will accrue if the Student receives the $10,000 maximum amount of VSL for the Course will be $12,000.
    • A VET Student Loan gives rise to a HELP debt that continues to be a debt due to the Commonwealth until it is repaid
    • Students may wish to seek independent financial advice before applying for a VSL
    • The VET Student Loans information booklet can be access by searching here and using the search term ‘VET Student Loans information booklet’

To find out whether you’re eligible for a VET Student Loan (VSL) click here.

  • Our Ella Baché College also offers interest-free, flexible payment plans to cover the full course fees. Contact us for more details.
  • We are a Study Loans partner, who specialise in providing student loans. For further information, click here.

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