About this course

Entry Requirements

Completion of Year 10 OR Mature age entry applicable L: Reading and writing skills L: Oral communication skills N: Numeracy and Mathematics skills

Course

Entry Requirements
Completion of Year 10 OR Mature age entry applicable L: Reading and writing skills L: Oral communication skills N: Numeracy and Mathematics skills. Overview The Beauty industry in Australia is characterised by a substantial number of small businesses providing unique and complex beauty services to clients on a one-to-one basis. This industry is made up of small employers, many of whom are self-employed and operate their businesses from salons, hotels, health spas and hairdressing salons and retail outlets. The Diploma has been designed for those wishing to operate as a beauty therapist. It applies to those who are employed within a small beauty salon, or a section or department within a larger store. It incorporates self-directed application of knowledge and skills. The beauty specialist at this level would provide services, including lash and brow treatments, facial treatments, make-up application and providing Spa Treatments. Course Entry Requirements
  • Completion of Year 10 OR
  • Mature age entry applicable
  • L : Reading and writing skills
  • L : Oral communication skills
  • N : Numeracy and mathematics skills
Learning Outcomes
  • Provide manicure, body treatments and pedicure services
  • Plan and provide the spa program and beauty services
  • Apply knowledge of skin science to beauty therapy treatments
  • Anatomy, skin biology, skin science and physiology
  • Nutrition and assess client's treatment needs
Employment Opportunities To enable students who have successfully completed the course to work in the following areas:
  • Beauty Therapist
  • Beautician
  • Beauty Spa/Salon Owner
Work Placement 100 hours work placement within Beauty Spa / Salon environment is compulsory for this qualification. REACH for Training is responsible for work placement: Insurance is provided

Core Units

Unit code
(Core - all units required)

Competency Name

SHBBBOS002

Perform body massages

SHBBBOS003

Provide body treatment

SHBBFAS001

Provide lash and brow services

SHBBFAS002

Provide facial treatments and skin care recommendations

SHBBFAS003

Provide specialised facial treatments

SHBBHRS001

Provide waxing services

SHBBMUP002

Design and apply make-up

SHBBNLS001

Provide manicure and pedicare services

SHBBRES001

Research and apply beauty industry information

SHBXCCS001

Conduct salon financial transactions

SHBXCCS002

Provide salon services to clients

SHBXIND001

Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment

SHBXWHS001

Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices

Elective Units

Elective Units
(Elective - optional units)

Competency Name

SHBBBOS004

Provide aromatherapy massage

SHBBCCS002

Prepare personalised aromatic plant oil blends for beauty treatments

SHBBBOS005

Use reflexology relaxation techniques in beauty treatments

SHBBSPA001

Work in a spa therapies framework

SHBBSPA002

Provide spa therapies

SHBBHRS002

Provide female intimate waxing treatment

SHBBHRS003

Provide male intimate waxing treatment

BSBSMB404

Undertake small business planning

SHBBSPA003

Provide stone therapy messages

SHBBSPA004

Provide Indian head massage for relaxation

BSBSMB405

Monitor and manage small business operations

BSBSMB406

Manage small business finances

Career Pathway