Diploma of Beauty Therapy

SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy

Course Description

Achieve your professional potential by developing the skills required to be employed as a beauty therapists. This qualification is designed to provide you with training that will make you 'stand out' as a professional beauty or spa therapist. You will be able to provide a range of beauty therapy treatments and services including advanced specialised facials, body and spa treatments, hair removal, lash and brow treatments and nail and make-up services.

You will practice on real paying clients in our commercial salon and graduate with the confidence and skills to interact and engage with proficiency. You will be ‘job ready’ to perform and demonstrate the professional skills required for a beauty or spa environment.


Course Details

Course Name: Diploma of Beauty Therapy SHB50115
Duration: 83 weeks (3 Semesters)
Pre-requisite: None
Requirements: All applicants must be a minimum age of 15
Accreditation: Nationally Recognized Qualification
Training Resources: Included
Uniform: Compulsory dress code applies
Consumable Stock: Included


Job Outcome:

Beauty and spa therapist, salon/spa owner or manager and other opportunities in health resorts and retreats including massage clinics.


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Transition Information:

Qualifications at Melbourne College are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. Melbourne College will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.


Course Overview

These are the units that are covered within the qualification:

Unit Code Unit Title
SHBXCCS002 Provide salon services to clients
SHBXCCS001 Conduct salon financial transactions
SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirements in a personal services environment
SHBXWHS001 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices
SHBBHRS001 Provide waxing services
SHBBFAS001 Provide lash and brow services
SHBBMUP002 Design and apply make up
SHBBMUP003 Design and apply make up for photography
SHBBMUP004 Design and apply remedial camouflage make up
SHBBMUP001 Apply eyelash extensions
SHBBBOS001 Apply cosmetic tanning products
SHBBRES001 Research and apply beauty industry information
SHBBNLS001 Provide manicure and pedicare services
SHBBHRS002 Provide female intimate waxing services
SHBBFAS002 Provide facial treatments and skin care recommendations
SHBBBOS002 Provide Body Massages
SHBBBOS003 Provide Body Treatments
SHBBFAS003 Provide specialised facial treatments
SHBBBOS004 Provide aromatherapy massages
SHBBSPA002 Provide spa therapies (incorporating)
SHBBSPA003 Provide stone therapy massage
SHBBHRS004 Provide Hair reduction treatments using electrical currents
SHBBINF001 Maintain infection control standards
SHBBSKS002 Provide diathermy treatments
BSBMGT502 Manage People Performance
BSBWOR502 Lead and Manage Team Effectiveness