Are you passionate about skincare and beauty? If you have a powerful thirst for skincare knowledge, in advocating the most effective treatments and products for different skin types and concerns, and consider yourself as the go-to person for the latest beauty trends and tips – then a Diploma of Beauty Therapy may be the first step in a long and rewarding career.
Is a Diploma of Beauty Therapy the right course for you?
A career in beauty therapy is rewarding for someone who loves to empower others with the knowledge to achieve healthy, radiant skin. As a Beauty Therapist, you are an expert in skin with genuine care in the results you deliver for your clients. On-going development and education is at the heart of what you do.
To succeed as a Beauty Therapist, you are an effective communicator with confidence and presence. The client consultation period is vital in your success as a therapist – clients want to be listened to, and for you to understand what their needs are, before beginning any type of treatment. The ability to build rapport will make you a truly amazing therapist building genuine, lasting relationships with your clients.
Where can a Diploma of Beauty Therapy take you?
A Diploma of Beauty Therapy will not only prepare you for a career in salon, but it can also offer limitless opportunities in other areas of the beauty industry. Career pathways to consider:
- Salon Owner
- Salon Manager
- Business Manager
- Beauty Advisor
- Skin Specialist
- Beauty Writer/Influencer
- Beauty Trainer
At Ella Baché we encourage you to start your career with us. When you study with Ella Baché College, you are part of a leading global skincare brand with access to over 150 Salons and selected David Jones counters nationally. 70% of our students start their careers in the Ella Baché network.
If you're ready to own your own salon and choose to continue your journey with Ella Baché, we're committed to helping you realise your dream. We offer franchising opportunities nationwide meaning you can be part of our success, while enjoying the autonomy that comes with running your own salon.
Can I gain industry experience?
There’s no better way to learn than practical experience in a real salon environment. Throughout your studies, you’ll have access to on-the-job opportunities ensuring that you'll gain valuable client exposure. This can range from client bookings, skin diagnosis, retailing, in-store promotions, salon team work and even some salon management skills.
By the time you graduate from Ella Baché College, you will have 150 hours of work experience. This includes vital experience in our own Student Salon and an industry placement with one of our Salons or David Jones locations.
What opportunities for further studies will I have?
Earning your Diploma of Beauty Therapy could be the first step on your education journey. Our academic pathway opportunity with Victoria University provides graduates of the SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy (who complete the Electrolysis/Diathermy elective stream), to receive 8 subjects of credit 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.