Become an expert on a range of beauty disciplines as you continue to develop your beauty expertise in our industry-standard salons. Be prepared to gain highly transferrable skills that you can use in local or international salons or launch your own beauty therapy business.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Provide transformational client experiences
Provide body treatments and specialised facials
Provide lash, brow and waxing services
Design and apply different make-up looks
Provide manicure and pedicure services
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
Experience working on real-world projects such as waxing and permanent hair reduction
Skills to perform relaxation techniques
Understand and use aromatic plant oils
Experience to provide massages
Experience in conducting spa or facial treatments
Ability to performing make-up services
Manicure and pedicare services
Portfolio of work to show potential employers
This course requires evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
You must attend an information session with our teaching staff
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
Language, literacy and numeracy skills at an Australian Year 12 high school level or its international equivalent
Strong communication skills to consult with your clients and your team
A collaborative team spirit
Comfort working with diverse groups of people
Comfort with massage including head, feet, hands and body
Proficient computer skills
A willingness to follow strict hygiene and work, health and safety principles
TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.
Our graduates go onto roles like: Senior Beauty Therapist and Beautician (Small Business)
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
The Diploma of Beauty Therapy does not have any related courses.
At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.
Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Diploma of Beauty Therapy qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 25 Units of competency, including 13 core and 12 speciality units.
Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.
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