Diploma of Beauty Therapy & Graduate Certificate in IPL & Laser Hair Reduction


SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy +
SIB70110  Graduate Certificate in IPL & Laser Hair Reduction

This combined program will give you the competitive edge you need to get the best jobs in Beauty.  You will start by learning the fundamentals of beauty therapy in our industry renowned Diploma. You then progress to advanced laser and light treatments in the Graduate Certificate in IPL and Laser Hair Reduction, where you will gain confidence in performing the advanced technology based treatments to best practice standards.

You will complete your Diploma and then progress to the Graduate Certificate program.  


On Campus Diploma (Artarmon, Sydney) + Graduate Certificate (On-Campus in Artarmon and in a Workplace) = 66 weeks/16 months

Online Diploma + Graduate Certificate = 118 weeks /28 months


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 for the Dual Qualification, eligibility requirements and how to apply for a VET Student Loan. 

Course information and pre-requisites

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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.


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 will 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.

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