Study Full-time On-Campus in Sydney

At the Ella Baché College of Skin and Beauty Therapy, learning involves both theory and practical experience. Students gain and hone their skills at the college in well-equipped salons using commercial equipment and products.

Our college campus is located in the heart of Artarmon. Artarmon is a safe metropolitan area, one train ride from the city center. It's easily accessible by public transport or by car. 



SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy
SIB70110 Graduate Certificate in Intense Pulsed Light and Laser Hair Reduction


Full-time Study – 12 MONTHS
For domestic and international students

  • This course is offered over three trimesters
  • Each term is 13 weeks in duration
  • College days start at 9:00am and finish at 4:45pm
  • Full-time courses are three days per week
  • Students are required to complete 150 hours of work experience in addition to normal college days

Want to study online instead? Read about our Stellar Learning Programme.


Students are required to complete 150 hours of external work experience throughout the course, both in our student salon and in an external commercial salon of their choice. This provides our students the opportunity to practice and perfect the skills they have learned on real clients in a real salon environment.

During your course you will learn about Ella Baché products (which will be used in all your treatments), and attend product schools of other well-known skincare brands.

Diploma students will also have the opportunity to participate in Master classes, including ear piercing and waxing (including brazilian waxing). Note: Students wishing to participate in this subject must be 18 years or older.



As the beauty industry continues to grow, there are a multitude of career paths you can take with the Diploma of Beauty Therapy. About 70% of our graduates start their careers in the Ella Baché network and some move on to work in salon management, day spas, health retreats and cruise liners.


Articulate into the SIB70110 Graduate Certificate in IPL and Laser Hair Reduction or if you are looking to take your studies further, the Ella Baché College has an academic pathway agreement with Victoria University. Diploma graduates from the Ella Baché College may be eligible to gain entry and full credit recognition towards a Bachelor of Health Science (Dermal Therapies) with Victoria University. This will take 1 year off these studies. 


  • Submit online application
  • Application is reviewed and a conditional Letter of Offer will be issued
  • Offer must be accepted & supporting documents provided
  • Once eligibility requirements are confirmed, enrollment in the selected study mode will be finalised.

Please note: All applications are considered on case by case basis ensuring principles of access and equity apply.