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Qualification for Beauty Therapy Course

The beauty therapy industry is currently experiencing very strong growth. According to the Australian Government's Career Outlook service, with about 25,000 job openings anticipated over the next five years. Employers seek skilled applicants that are dependable, well-presented, and have good interpersonal skills.

This qualification reflects the role of individuals employed as beauty therapists to provide a broad range of beauty therapy treatments and services including facial treatments, body massage and treatments, hair removal, lash and brow treatments, nail and make-up services. This includes consultation with clients to provide beauty advice, recommend beauty treatments and services, and sell retail skin-care and cosmetic products.

These individuals work relatively autonomously, and are accountable for personal outputs. Their work involves the self-directed application of knowledge and skills with substantial depth in some areas where judgement is required in planning and selecting appropriate equipment, services and techniques. Work is typically conducted in beauty salons and spas. No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication. You'll be led by an experienced team of experts who understand the industry and its requirements.

Entry and Enrolment Process:

All prospective students are required to participate in an interview with the Course Career Advisor or the Education Manager. The interview may be in person or via the phone/skype. The information obtained from the interview and the outcome of the test report will be assessed by the Education Manager for the suitability & capacity to undertake the course.

Packaging Rules

13 core units

12 elective units, consisting of all units from Group A, B, or C:

Group A – Electrolysis/Diathermy

Group B – Relaxation Massage

Group C – Spa Treatments

remaining units from Group D - General Electives, elsewhere in SHB Training Package, or any other current training package or accredited course.

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Frequently Ask Questions

This course has more than one intake each Semester and you will commence at the next available intake.

  1. Consult with clients and provide quality salon services
  2. Apply a solid understanding of skin biology, anatomy, and physiology of major body systems to designing appropriate therapies for the client's skin type and skin conditions.
  3. Perform a variety of body treatments using the most up-to-date equipment and massage techniques such as Swedish, lymphatic, and stone massage.
  4. Safely and successfully perform specialized specialist treatments such as electrolysis and diathermy.
  5. Aromatherapy massage and various beauty treatments include the mixing and application of a variety of aromatherapy oils.
  6. Perform a variety of advanced waxing procedures in a hygienic and painless manner for the customer.

This certification represents the role of beauty therapists in providing a wide variety of treatments and facilities, such as facial treatments, body massage and treatments, hair removal, lash and brow treatments, nail and make-up services. This involves meeting with clients to give them beauty tips and suggest treatments and services. You will also be able to sell retail skin-care and cosmetic products.

You'll study face-to-face in a classroom with other foreign and Australian students at one of our campus locations as an international student. You will be expected to complete additional research on your own time in addition to your regular class hours. The price mentioned is for foreign students on a student visa. If you're visiting Australia on a non-student visa, please contact us directly for the price applicable to you.