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Diploma of Beauty Therapy

SHB50115

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Diploma of Beauty Therapy – SHB50115

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Course Overview

Take your beauty career to the next level with the Diploma in Beauty Therapy. You'll learn the latest trends in nail services, waxing, lash and brow treatments, makeup, massage, facial treatments, and skin care, as well as specialised Spa units.

You'll also learn valuable customer service and retail skills, which will make you a valuable asset to any salon team.

This course is delivered on campus.

Career Pathways

This course will give you the skills and knowledge to work in the beauty industry as a Senior Beauty Therapist or Beautician. You'll have the ability to work across waxing, beauty, brow, and nail services.

Armed with these essential salon skills, you'll have the opportunity to take your skills to any location, and work across day spas, specialised skin clinics, and beauty salons.

Further Study

After graduating, you might like to undertake further study in the 52707WA Graduate Diploma of Dermal Therapies.

Course Dates & Times

Shepparton - Fryers Street

4 Days a Week - 9am to 4pm - Trimester 1 / 2020

4 Days a Week - 9am to 4pm - Trimester 2 / 2020

4 Days a Week - 9am to 4pm - Trimester 3 / 2020

Wangaratta - Docker Street

3 Days a Week - 9am to 4pm - Semester 2 / 2019

3 Days a Week - 9am to 4pm - Semester 1 / 2020

3 Days a Week - 9am to 4pm - Semester 2 / 2020

Fee Information

1. Subsidised Standard
$9,576.00
2. Full Fee
$12,269.00
Course Materials
$3,591.00

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Please note all fees and charges are correct at time of publication for 2019 and may change without notice. 2020 fees are yet to be published.

Students will be invoiced for the components of the course that they are enrolled into for each year or semester.

Material fees cover costs associated with the following where applicable, and not limited to:

  • Classroom activity consumables, handouts and booklets
  • E-Learning resources and associated license access fees
  • Excursions

Additionally some courses require students to purchase or supply text books, kits, tools, uniforms and personal protection equipment. Some specific materials may be purchased through the GOTAFE Bookshop. A full list with associated costs will be provided to you at your course information session or during the pre-training review Interview.

Training package entry requirements
There are no pre-requisites for this qualification

GOTAFE preferred entry requirements
Before being accepted into the course applicants must:

  • Attend an interview
  • Undertake a Pre-training Review to document previous work experience and qualifications and assess suitability for the course
  • Complete a Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA) test to ensure the required language, literacy and numeracy levels are met for the course

Applicants must also have:

  • The ability to work autonomously
  • Strong communication skills essential
  • Physical skills appropriate to the job role
  • Basic to intermediate computer skills
Core Units
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
Elective Units
HLTAID003
Provide first aid
SHBBBOS001
Apply cosmetic tanning products
SHBBBOS004
Provide aromatherapy massages
SHBBCCS001
Advise on beauty products and services
SHBBCCS002
Prepare personalised aromatic plant oil blends for beauty treatments
SHBBHRS002
Provide female intimate waxing services
SHBBMUP001
Apply eyelash extensions
SHBBMUP003
Design and apply make-up for photography
SHBBMUP004
Design and apply remedial camouflage make-up
SHBBNLS004
Apply nail art
SHBBSPA001
Work in a spa therapies framework
SHBBSPA002
Provide spa therapies
SHBBSPA003
Provide stone therapy massages
SHBBSPA004
Provide Indian head massages for relaxation
SIRXSLS001
Sell to the retail customer

Assessment methods may include:

  • Knowledge test
  • Portfolio
  • Practical demonstration

GOTAFE uniform must be worn at all times, including closed toe shoes.

Students must abide by all WH&S requirements.

Students will sometimes need to aid in sourcing models.

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It is important that students commit to all course requirements, including study and assessments the student may need to complete outside their normal training sessions.

Students are encouraged to attend all face-to-face sessions. Participation in Salon simulation is compulsory for all on campus students, as this is when assessment is conducted. Students must notify the Trainer if they are going to be absent.

Students can complete the course over 1 year, attending classes 4 days a week or part-time over 18 months attending classes 3 days a week.

Students are required to completed home study up to 10 hours per week, which includes:

  • Pre-reading for class
  • Research assessments
  • Portfolio assessments

If you need any further clarification of the information provided please contact one of our client service officers on 1300 468 233 who can assist you or click Enquire Now.

As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you may access a wide range of academic support services to assist you to meet the academic challenges of your course from our Learning Support Unit.

As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you will be welcome to access a variety of non-academic support services from the Student Welfare Unit. These services are designed to best support you to successfully complete your course.

Services include on campus supports and remote supports

  • Counselling
  • employment information
  • careers
  • activities etc.

Learn more about support services

Refer to the Student Handbook for information regarding Learner’s Rights Student Handbook.

Further information is provided at course induction.

Please note: Eligible individuals who wish to access a government subsidised place, must participate in a Pre-training Review. This will consider your:

  • Aspirations/career goals
  • Educational attainment and capability
  • Literacy and numeracy skills
  • Suitability for Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer

Enrolment in general public entry courses will require a selection interview. Please call 1300 468 233 to enquire further.

Skills Recognition is an assessment only process that may result in credits towards a part or full qualification. There is no formal training involved, although you may choose to complete further training as a result of the assessment process.

You can apply for Skills Recognition before you enrol in the qualification you are seeking. You can apply for Skills Recognition through one or both of the following processes:

  • Credit Transfer for formal training that might be equivalent to a new qualification or partial qualification
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for people who have relevant and current skills and knowledge that they have gained through non-formal or informal learning i.e. work or life experience.

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