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Offering Info

Diploma of Beauty Therapy

  • National Course Code: SHB50115
  • TAFE NSW code: SHB50115-01V02-20ULT-009

Location – Ultimo, Marcus Clark (Building W)

Study Type

Full Time

Course Start Date

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Hours Per Week

35

Duration

36 Weeks

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
  • VET Student Loans Available

Course Details

The nationally accredited Diploma of Beauty Therapy qualifies you to become a professional beauty therapist. Strengthen your knowledge on a range of beauty disciplines and choose an area to specialise. Travel the world with transferable skills or use your knowledge to launch your own salon.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through theoretical and practical course work, you will refine your skills in:

  • Recommending treatments and products to address specific concerns
  • Providing transformational client experiences
  • Body treatments and specialised facials
  • Lash, brow and waxing services
  • Designing and applying different make-up looks
  • Manicure and pedicure services
  • Working safely within salon policy frameworks and health practices

Choose a specialisation:

  • Electrolysis/Diathermy - specialised hair reduction treatments
  • Relaxation - reflexology, aromatic, stone and Indian head massage
  • Spa - spa treatments and wellness

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

This course will help you develop your natural abilities to get ahead:

  • Strong interpersonal skills to help clients feel comfortable and at ease
  • Strong communication and time-management skills
  • High levels of discretion and professional integrity

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

You will achieve a highly regarded Diploma and a portfolio of work to demonstrate your skills.

Career outcomes:

  • Senior Beauty Therapist
  • Beautician (Small Business)

GROW YOUR CAREER

Take your career further:

  • Advanced Diploma of Intense Pulsed Light and Laser for Hair Reduction

INDUSTRY DEMAND

The beauty care industry is one of the fastest growing consumer markets in Australia and the number of beauty therapists is expected to grow very strongly with around 25,000 job openings over 5 years to 2025. There is also demand for beauty therapists to join other industries with cruise ships providing wonderful opportunities for travel, experience and growth.

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

TRAINING PACKAGE REQUIREMENTS

There are no Training Package entry requirements for this qualification.

TAFE NSW REQUIREMENTS

There are no TAFE NSW entry requirements for this qualification.

LICENSING REQUIREMENTS

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification.

WORK EXPERIENCE

At TAFE NSW we provide training that includes hands-on, practical experience. Work experience ensures you have the job ready skills to achieve competency in this course.

We strongly recommend you secure work experience with a suitable industry employer to get the most out of your study, expand your network and get real world experience.

Your teacher will arrange an appointment with you to provide more information.

BE PREPARED

To be prepared for this course, it is recommended that you:

  • Are willing to follow strict hygiene and work, health and safety principles
  • Have a collaborative teamwork spirit
  • Are an effective communicator to consult with your clients and your team
  • Have professional integrity
  • Are details focused to exceed client expectations
  • Are comfortable working with people from all walks of life
  • Are comfortable with massage including head, feet, hands and body

The Diploma of Beauty is a hands-on course in a simulated beauty salon environment. To make the most of your learning you will be expected to practice your skills on your peers and members of the public. You will also need to be comfortable in allowing your peers to practice their skills on you.

To successfully complete this course, you will need:

  • To successfully complete this qualification you will attend face to face classes for three days per week for 36 weeks. You will have unstructured learning activities including: online revision, assignment preparation and private study. You will complete 25 units of study to gain the Diploma of Beauty Therapy.

It's all happening at TAFE NSW InfoFest. Register for an information session to broaden your skills set to get ahead. Can't find an Information Session for you? Enquire Online or call 131601.

INFORMATION SESSION

To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.

Date: Wednesday, 22 January 2020 Time: 10.00am to 06:00pm Location: Ultimo campus, 827-837 George St, Haymarket. Level 4, Marcus Clark Building. Please meet in reception area.

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a full time blended course. You will need to attend approximately 20 hours of class, over 3 days a week, for36 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 15 hours of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 12 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including Non-facilitated/undirected learning. This includes learning the student may undertake for revison of content, research and preparations of assessments. Unstructed learning for this qualification comprises of: online revisions, private study and assignment preparation. To deepen knowledge of topics and concepts in this course learners are encouraged to revise content and carry out research activities using the internet and/or library.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course offering is designed for people who:

  • 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. The course is suitable school leavers, mature age or those wanting to have a career change as there are no prior work experience or prerequisites required to enrol into this course. Some participants may have completed a part qualification or skill set in Hairdressing or Beauty and/or completed on the job experience and this will permit them to be applicable for recognition of prior learning. The learners with auto credit/RPL will then only be required to attend the face to face sessions of the units they are required to complete to gain the Diploma qualification. Some study may be undertaken by these learners off campus or self-directed. Allowance is made for the needs of particular groups (e.g. people with disabilities, and people who may have literacy or numeracy difficulties, such as speakers of languages other than English. Work is typically in beauty salons, waxing clinics, brow bars, nails salons and some hairdressing salons where these services are offered.

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services

As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:

  • LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
  • Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Access to local TAFE libraries

This course is currently scheduled on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 9:00am to 5:00pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.

SMART AND SKILLED FEES

This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?

PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE

This course is approved for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan (VSL). If you meet the VSL eligibility and academic suitability requirements, you are able to apply to the Commonwealth for a loan to cover all or part of your course fee. We will ask you whether you would like to apply for a VET Student Loan when you enrol and advise you of the process.

To complete your VET Student Loan application, you will need to provide:

  • Your Tax File Number (TFN). If you dont have a TFN, click here for information on how to apply for one. You can complete your loan application with a Certificate of Application for a TFN, but must provide your TFN as soon as it is issued. If you dont provide your TFN before your first census day, you will need to pay the tuition fees for that unit of study.
  • Your Commonwealth Higher Education Student Support Number (CHESSN) ). If you have previously accessed a loan via the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP), either at TAFE or university, you will already have a CHESSN. You must use the same CHESSN whenever you access a student loan. If you dont have CHESSN, we will allocate one on your behalf.
To be eligible for a VET Student Loan, you will need to be assessed as academically suitable to undertake high level VET study. You will need to provide:
  • A copy of your Australian Year 12 Certificate; OR
  • A copy of a certificate showing that you have been awarded a qualification at level 4 or above in the Australian Qualifications Framework (where the language of instruction was English). If you previously completed a Certificate IV or higher qualification at TAFE NSW, just let us know where and when you studied in your application; OR
  • Display competence at Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework in both reading and numeracy through an approved Language, Literacy and Numeracy test. We will let you know if this is required once you apply.
If you intend to apply for a VET Student Loan, its important you know your student obligations.

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study: You are required to purchase a TAFE Beauty tunic from our supplier approx $80. Incidental Expenses - Any optional kits becomes the physical property of the student and will be retained by the student on completion of training. All learning materials are supplied to the students, students do have the option to purchase kits direct from the maufacturers this includes make up and manicure and pedicure kit. The unit Design and apply makeup for photography, learners will have the opportunity to participate in a final assessment photoshoot. There is a TAFE allocated photograher with an approximate cost of $150 or students may choose to source a photographer of their choice. TAFE NSW has the right and responsibility to make changes to course delivery, timetable and location only if it is in the best interests of all our students or if the advantages of the changes will outweigh any inconveniences (avoiding casual changes to the running of a course or its time, date, fees, or location).

Find out more about VET Student Loans

Direct payment by Unit of Study instalments is available for this course.

The Units of Study and associated fees for this course are detailed above. Fees are charged on the census day for each Unit of Study. To secure a loan for part or all of your course, you must be eligible and submit a valid application to the Commonwealth for a VET Student Loan. You may withdraw prior to the census date without incurring a fee.

READ BEFORE YOU ENROL

Learn about TAFE NSW Fees

Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding

RECOGNITION

Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition

Semester one starts early February 2020. Enquire now to be notified when enrolments open.

To find out more information on this course including the next start date, submit an online enquiry by clicking the Enquire Now button on this page, or call 131 601 during business hours* to chat with a member of our friendly customer service team.

*Our customer service team are available from Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm AEST.

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Be sure to read your chosen course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you.

Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place.

As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

If you are interested in studying as a Trainee or Apprentice please call 131 601 for full details.

Core Units
Number Title
SHBBHRS001 Provide waxing services
SHBBMUP002 Design and apply make-up
SHBBRES001 Research and apply beauty industry information
SHBBBOS002 Provide body massages
SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
SHBXCCS002 Provide salon services to clients
SHBBFAS001 Provide lash and brow services
SHBBFAS003 Provide specialised facial treatments
SHBBNLS001 Provide manicure and pedicare services
SHBXCCS001 Conduct salon financial transactions
SHBBBOS003 Provide body treatments
SHBXWHS001 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices
SHBBFAS002 Provide facial treatments and skin care recommendations
Elective Units
Number Title
SHBBSPA003 Provide stone therapy massages
SHBBSPA004 Provide Indian head massages for relaxation
SHBBMUP003 Design and apply make-up for photography
SHBBCCS002 Prepare personalised aromatic plant oil blends for beauty treatments
SHBBMUP004 Design and apply remedial camouflage make-up
SHBBSPA002 Provide spa therapies
SHBBINF001 Maintain infection control standards
SHBBSPA001 Work in a spa therapies framework
SHBBSKS005 Provide micro-dermabrasion treatments
SHBBBOS004 Provide aromatherapy massages
BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
SHBBCCS001 Advise on beauty products and services

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.

Course Location

Ultimo, Marcus Clark (Building W)
827-837 George Street, Sydney
Phone 131 601

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