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Diploma of Beauty Therapy

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  • SHB50115
  • Diploma of Beauty Therapy

Start datesStart Dates

  • Online
    Last working day of the month

study optionsStudy Options

  • Online


  • Campus

    60 weeks
    4 Trimesters

    90 weeks
    6 Trimesters

  • Online

    Option 1:
    96 weeks
    4 Study Periods

    Option 2:
    144 weeks
    6 Study Periods



  • VET FEE-HELP available
  • Get ahead when you combine this course with the Diploma of Salon Management
  • Vocational placement is included in this course
  • Get exclusive access to a broad range of professional products and training techniques
  • Specialise in microdermabrasion or lymphatic massage. These electives are available to everyone

What is this course about?

Do brows on fleek and luscious lips get you excited? Then a career as a beauty therapist is for you.

Blending beauty, massage (facial and body), make-up and nail technology services with industry-recognised placements, you will get the best of both worlds when you study at AIAS.  Practice the latest spa treatment or bold lip on real-life clients in our dedicated Beauty Training Salons and discover what it takes to make-it in the beauty industry. Some of your practical classes will even involve working in teams, allowing you to test your skills within real-work situations. 

What you'll accomplish

The sky is the limit when you graduate with a Diploma of Beauty Therapy. Whether you see yourself working in a salon, spa, clinic or aboard a cruise ship, the skills you learn at AIAS will make you a competent Beauty Therapist

Some of our students have even gone on to start their own business by studying a Diploma of Salon Management. Offering both at-home and mobile services to clients right around Australia, taking your dream career to the next level is easy when you study at AIAS.

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The Australian Institute of Applied Sciences (AIAS) is a trading division of the Registered Training Organisation, Study Group Australia Pty Limited (Code 5806), offering nationally recognised vocational education and training qualifications. Click here for more information.

We also have close industry associations with Algologie, Lycon, Young Nails, Crown Brush and PBS suppliers, which allows us to offer our students exclusive access to products and training as part of their course.

Upon graduation, you will receive a Diploma of Beauty Therapy allowing you to trade as a qualified beauty therapist in Australia. 

Once you have the Diploma of Beauty therapy under your belt, you can branch out and study other exciting beauty techniques. Delve into the world of nails, become an expert at applying make-up or learn the ins-and-outs of running your own salon. You can even use your qualification to study specific Health Science degrees at University – there are so many options! 

What you'll learn

Beauty Health and Hygiene 

  • SHBBINF001 Maintain infection control standards

Manicure and Pedicare

  • SHBBNLS001 Provide manicure and pedicare services

Gel Nails

  • SHBBNLS002 Apply gel nail enhancements


  • SHBBMUP002 Design and apply make-up

Waxing / Lash and Brow

  • SHBBFAS001 Provide lash and brow services
  • SHBBHRS001 Provide waxing services

HR Beauty

  • SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
  • SHBBRES001 Research and apply beauty industry information

Training Salon Beauty A

  • SHBXWHS001 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices

Facial Treatments

  • SHBBFAS002 Provide facial treatments and skincare recommendations

Body Massage

  • SHBBBOS002 Provide body massages

Skin and Body Wellness

  • HLTHPS010 Interpret and use information about nutrition and diet

Body Treatments

  • SHBBBOS003 Provide body treatments

Spa Therapy 1

  • SHBBSPA001 Work in a spa therapies framework
  • SHBBSPA002 Provide spa therapies

Aromatherapy - Beauty

  • SHBBCCS002 Prepare personalised aromatic plant oil blends for beauty treatments
  • SHBBOS004 Provide aromatherapy massages

Training Salon Beauty B

  • SHBXCCS001 Conduct salon financial transactions
  • SHBXCCS002 Provide salon services to clients

Advanced Facial Treatments

  • SHBBFAS003 Provide specialised facial treatments

Spa Therapy 2

  • SHBBSPA004 Provide Indian head massages for relaxation
  • SHBBSPA003 Provide stone therapy massages

Training Salon Beauty C

  • BSBSMB405 Monitor and manage small business operations

Salon Business

  • BSBSMB403 Market the small business


  • Skin Stream: Microdermabrasion
  • Body Stream: Lymphatic Massage Beauty


To view the suggested order of completion for this course, click here.



“The support I had at AIAS was incredible. I found all of the teachers were approachable, happy to help and are some of the best in their specialised fields.”

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If living and breathing beauty isn’t enough, then it’s time to begin your dream career and get qualified with AIAS. Let’s get started.

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