SHB50115 DIPLOMA OF BEAUTY THERAPY

This qualification is for those who wish to be or are employed as beauty therapists in beauty salons, cosmetic clinics, medi-spas and day spas, to provide consultation with clients to provide beauty advice, recommend beauty treatments and services, and sell retail skin-care and cosmetic products. In this qualification you will learn how 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
  • Electrolysis and Diathermy
  • Aromatherapy

Course code: SHB50115

Course delivery: Online, On-Campus (Artarmon), and in a Workplace.

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The SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy is a VET Student Loans approved course. A loan cap of $10,000 is available to eligible applicants to assist with Tuition Fees. Click Here for more information about Tuition Fees, eligibility requirements and how to apply for a VET Student Loan. 

Duration and Study Load:

On-Campus (Artarmon)

  • Duration: approximately 12 months,
  • Study Load: 3 x 13-week Trimesters with a 2-week break between each Trimester.
  • 60 hours of Student Salon plus 150 hours of Work Experience

On-Line 

  • Duration: approximately 24 months,
  • Study Load: 6 x 13-week Trimesters with a 2-week break between each Trimester.
  • 6 x 5-day practical workshops occurring approximately once every 13 weeks in Sydney, Brisbane or Melbourne and 150 hours of Work Experience

In addition to the 2-week break between Trimesters, the College will closed for an 8-week break from 23 December 2017 to 27 February 2018. All students who are enrolled at this time will be on Study Leave for this period.  

Attendance

The attendance requirements for On-Campus (Artarmon) students is 3 days per week, between 9:00am and 4:45pm. On-Campus students must attend a minimum of 80% of all classes. The attendance requirements for On-Line students is to remain active in the learning portal and attend all 6 Practical Workshop sessions.

Work Experience

All Students are expected to complete 150 hours of external work experience in a commercial salon whilst they are undertaking their studies. Work experience is a vital component of the qualification and a requirement to be issued the Ella Baché SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy.

Work experience will be generally undertaken concurrently with study during Trimesters 2 and 3 for On-Campus and Online students. Flexibility is offered dependent on each student’s location, situation and access to a commercial salon. Students will be assisted, as far as is reasonably practical, to find a work placement in one of the College’s partner salons, however there are no guarantees of successful placement.

If students are already working in a salon, they will need to seek advice from College trainers as to the suitability of salons, spas and other commercial enterprises for completion of their work experience placement.

Mandatory Practical Workshops – Online students

In addition to the 150 hours of beauty industry work experience, all Stellar Learning (Online) students MUST attend all 6 practical training and assessment Workshops throughout the course of their program. The Workshops are delivered in Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Perth. The successful completion of the 6 workshops are a compulsory requirement to achieve a SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy qualification through Online delivery. Please note that the Practical Workshops are separate to and not the same as Work Experience.

Course entry pre-requisites:

There are no academic entry requirements into this qualification.

All International applicants:

International students may enrol into the On-Campus course at the Artarmon Campus, subject to meeting an IELTS 6.0 (acdemic) or equivalent.

CRICOS Course Code: 089073C

General entry requirements:

All applicants into this qualification will need to provide:

  • Their own personal computer with stable internet and general office software such as; Word; PDF reader; and presentation applications such as PowerPoint.
  • The physical capability to perform the role of a beauty therapist including the ability to stand for lengthy periods of time.

Equipment and facilities:

Equipment and facilities used for practical training, applications and assessments will be provided by the College. All students are required to wear the Ella Baché student uniform when On-Campus and participating in Practical Workshops Off-Campus. 1 Uniform set will be provided to each Student at the commencement of training. Any additional uniform items will need to be purchased by each student.   

Students must agree to have beauty therapy treatments practiced on themselves by other students as part of both their training and assessment.

Qualification requirements and Delivery Schedule

Successful completion of the SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy, will provide graduates with 25 units of competency - 13 core units and 12 electives (comprised of 8 mandatory electives and 4 set elective units from one of two specialisation streams).

Unit Code and Title


Type


On-Campus delivery


On-Line delivery


SHBXWHS001 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices


Core


Trimester 1


Trimester 1


SHBBFAS001 Provide lash and brow services


Core


Trimester 1


Trimester 1


SHBBNLS001 Provide manicure and pedicare services


Core


Trimester 1


Trimester 1


SHBBHRS001 Provide waxing services


Core


Trimester 1


Trimester 1


SHBXCCS001 Conduct salon financial transactions


Core


Trimester 1


Trimester 1


BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices


Elective


Trimester 1


Trimester 1


 


 


Student Salon


Workshop 1


SHBXCCS002 Provide salon services to clients


Core


Trimester 1


Trimester 2


SHBBMUP002 Design and apply make-up


Core


Trimester 1


Trimester 2


SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirement within a personal services environment.


Core


Trimester 1


Trimester 2


SHBBRES001 Research and apply beauty industry information


Core


Trimester 1


Trimester 2


SHBBFAS002 Provide facial treatments and skin care recommendations (Pt 1)


Core


Trimester 1


Trimester 2


 


 


Student Salon


Workshop 2


SHBBFAS002 Provide facial treatments and skin care recommendations (Pt 2)


Core


Trimester 2


Trimester 3


SHBBBOS002 Provide body massages


Core


Trimester 2


Trimester 3


SHBBBOS006 Provide superficial lymph massage treatments


Elective


Trimester 2


Trimester 3


 


 


Student Salon


Workshop 3


SIRXSLS303 Build relationships with customers


Elective


Trimester 2


Trimester 4


SHBBFAS003 Provide specialised facial treatments


Core


Trimester 2


Trimester 4


SHBBBOS003 Provide body treatments


Core


Trimester 2


Trimester 4


 


 


Student Salon


Workshop 4


Specialisation Elective Units


Business Management


Electrolysis/Diathermy


Type


On-Campus delivery


On-Line delivery


BSBSMB404 Undertake small business planning


SHBBHRS004 Provide hair reduction treatments using electrical currents


Elective


Trimester 3


Trimester 5


BSBSMB406 Manage small business finances.


SHBBSKS002 Provide diathermy treatments


Elective


Trimester 3


Trimester 5


BSBSMB405 Monitor and manage small business operations


SHBBINF001 Maintain infection control standards


Elective


Trimester 3


Trimester 5


BSBSMB403 Market the small business


SHBBSKS005 Provide micro-dermabrasion treatments


Elective


Trimester 3


Trimester 5


 


 


Student Salon


Workshop 5


SHBBBOS004 Provide aromatherapy massages


Elective


Trimester 3


Trimester 6


SHBBCCS002 Prepare personalised aromatic plant oil blends for beauty treatments


Elective


Trimester 3


Trimester 6


SHBBSPA003 Provide stone therapy massage


Elective


Trimester 3


Trimester 6


SHBBSPA004 Provide Indian head massage for relaxation


Elective


Trimester 3


Trimester 6


SHBBBOS005 Use reflexology relaxation techniques in beauty treatments


Elective


Trimester 3


Trimester 6


 


 


Student Salon


Workshop 6



Careers

With our Diploma, you will have a broad range of career options and opportunities within the industry, from salon management, to working in salons, day spas, health retreats, hotels, resorts and cruise liners. Careers in sales, marketing and training roles are also areas to consider. Many graduates will go on to open their own businesses. These are just a few of the career avenues that will open up for you.

Academic pathways

Ella Baché College has had an articulation pathway agreement with Victoria University since 2009. This academic pathway opportunity provides graduates of the SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy, who complete the Electrolysis/Diathermy elective stream, to receive 8 subjects of credit, which is equivalent to the first year of the 4-year Bachelor of Health Science (Dermal Therapies) degree.

Graduates of the Diploma who meet the University entry requirements will be offered a place and can enter the program at the start of the second year. The Dermal Therapies degree at Victoria University can be attempted and completed online from the second year onwards. For more information on the Bachelor of Dermal Sciences please visit the Victoria University Website.

How to apply for this course

To apply for a place in our Diploma of Beauty Therapy course, simply complete the online application form here.

Our Career and Careers Adviser will then contact you within the next working day to confirm next steps.



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