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Diploma of Beauty Therapy

SIB50110
Average Price: $17000
Average Duration: 1 Year

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who are competent in a broad range of beauty therapy treatments and services which may include facial massage, body massage, hair removal, cosmetic tattooing, spa treatments, lash and brow treatments, nail technology services, make-up, aromatherapy, providing advice on beauty treatments and services, selling retail skin care and cosmetic products and coordinating a work team.

Work would be undertaken as skilled beauty therapists in salons, spas and the wider beauty industry.

This qualification is designed to reflect the role of those who work relatively autonomously. It involves the self-directed application of knowledge and skills with substantial depth in some areas where judgement is required in planning and selecting appropriate equipment, services and techniques. Applications involve personal responsibility and autonomy in performing complex technical operations. The work reflected in this qualification may include participating in teams, and group or team coordination.

These are the outcomes of graduates surveyed six months after completing their training for Diploma of Beauty Therapy

81.6%

Satisfied with the training
89.3%

Received job-related
benefits from training
Hair Or Beauty Salon Manager (ANZSCO code 142114)
Expected job openings
Expected job openings are: high Low Below average Average Above average High
High
220,500 persons were employed as Retail Managers in 2014. Job openings over the next 5 years are expected to be greater than 50,000.
Average weekly full time earnings
Average weekly full time earnings are: below average Low Below average Average Above average High
Below average
Average weekly full time earnings before tax for Retail Managers are: $920. Average earnings for all occupations are: $1,152
Source: Department of Employment. For full details on Retail Managers visit Job Outlook

There are no entry requirements to this qualification.

This course is eligible for VET FEE-HELP if you are studying with an approved VET FEE-HELP provider. VET FEE-HELP is a loan from the Australian Government that helps pay your course fees. VET FEE-HELP loans have to be paid back once you begin earning over a certain amount. Even though you may not have to pay anything upfront, you should take into consideration your full VET FEE-HELP loan amount.

 

The calculator below helps you to understand what your debt will be when you start your course, and how it may increase if you do not earn enough to begin paying back the loan.

 

For further information on VET FEE-HELP, including a list of providers approved to offer the loans, please visit the Study Assist website.

This course may be subsidised in the following state and territories

  1. ACT
  2. NSW
  3. NT
  4. QLD
  5. SA
  6. TAS
  7. VIC

For more information about financial support and subsidies for training, please refer to the Financial assistance page

To achieve a Diploma of Beauty Therapy, a total of 33 units must be completed. This includes:

  • all 22 core units
  • 11 electives:
  • all units from one of the following elective unit groups (all groups are equivalent to 5 units):
  • Group A - Cosmetic Tattooing
  • Group B - Electrolysis
  • Group C - Relaxation Massage
  • Group D - Spa Treatments
  • 6 units from the general elective units:
  • a minimum of 1 elective unit must be selected from the elective units listed below
  • the remaining units may be selected from this or another endorsed Training Package or accredited course; these must be units which are first packaged at AQF level of 4 or 5.
  • In all cases selection of electives must be guided by the job outcome sought, local industry requirements and the characteristics of this qualification (as per the AQF descriptors).

    Core units

    SIBBBOS401A

    Perform body massage

    SIBBBOS402A

    Provide body treatments

    SIBBCCS301A

    Apply the principles of skin biology to beauty treatments

    SIBBCCS302A

    Advise on beauty services

    SIBBCCS403A

    Recognise body structures and systems in a beauty therapy context

    SIBBCCS404A

    Work in a skin therapies framework

    SIBBCCS405A

    Develop treatment plans

    SIBBCCS406A

    Use electricity in beauty therapy treatments

    SIBBCCS407A

    Interpret the chemical composition and physical actions of cosmetic products

    SIBBCCS408A

    Promote healthy nutritional options in a beauty therapy context

    SIBBFAS302A

    Provide lash and brow treatments

    SIBBFAS404A

    Provide facial treatments

    SIBBFAS405A

    Provide advanced facial treatments

    SIBBHRS301A

    Perform waxing treatments

    SIBBNLS201A

    Work in a nail services framework

    SIBBNLS202A

    Provide manicure and pedicare services

    SIBXCCS201A

    Conduct financial transactions

    SIBXCCS202A

    Provide service to clients

    SIRXCOM001A

    Communicate in the workplace

    SIBXFAS201A

    Design and apply make-up

    SIRXIND001A

    Work effectively in a retail environment

    SIRXOHS001A

    Apply safe working practices

    Elective Group A - Cosmetic Tattooing

    HLTIN402B

    Maintain infection control standards in office practice settings

    SIBBSKS504A

    Design and perform cosmetic tattooing

    OR

    Elective Group B - Electrolysis

    HLTIN402B

    Maintain infection control standards in office practice settings

    SIBBHRS504A

    Provide electrolysis treatments

    OR

    Elective Group C - Relaxation Massage

    SIBBBOS403A

    Perform aromatherapy massage

    SIBBBOS504A

    Apply aromatic plant oil chemistry to beauty treatments

    SIBBBOS505A

    Blend and apply a range of aromatic plant oils for beauty treatments

    SIBBBOS506A

    Use reflexology relaxation techniques in beauty treatments

    SIBBSPA505A

    Provide Indian head massage for relaxation

    OR

    Elective Group D - Spa Treatments

    SIBBSPA501A

    Work in a spa therapies framework

    SIBBSPA502A

    Plan spa programs

    SIBBSPA503A

    Provide spa therapies

    SIBBSPA504A

    Provide stone therapy massage

    SIBBSPA505A

    Provide Indian head massage for relaxation

    General elective units

    Body Services

    SIBBBOS403A

    Perform aromatherapy massage

    SIBBBOS504A

    Apply aromatic plant oil chemistry to beauty treatments

    SIBBBOS505A

    Blend and apply a range of aromatic plant oils for beauty treatments

    SIBBBOS506A

    Use reflexology relaxation techniques in beauty treatments

    Client Services

    SIRXCCS003A

    Coordinate interaction with customers

    Facial Services

    SIBBFAS303A

    Design and apply remedial camouflage make-up

    SIBXFAS202A

    Design and apply make-up for photography

    First Aid

    HLTFA301B

    Apply first aid

    Hair Reduction Services

    SIBBHRS502A

    Perform female intimate waxing treatments

    SIBBHRS503A

    Perform male intimate waxing treatments

    Infection Control

    HLTIN402B

    Maintain infection control standards in office practice settings

    Management

    SIRXMGT001A

    Coordinate work teams

    SIRXMGT002A

    Maintain employee relations

    SIRXMGT003A

    Lead and manage people

    Quality and Innovation

    SIRXQUA001A

    Develop innovative ideas at work

    Research

    SIBXRES501A

    Investigate new products and services

    Sales

    SIRXSLS004A

    Build relationships with customers

    Skin Services

    SIBBSKS503A

    Perform diathermy treatments

    SIBBSKS505A

    Provide upper body piercing

    SIBBSKS506A

    Apply micro-dermabrasion to improve skin appearance

    Spa Services

    SIBBSPA501A

    Work in a spa therapies framework

    SIBBSPA502A

    Plan spa programs

    SIBBSPA503A

    Provide spa therapies

    SIBBSPA504A

    Provide stone therapy massage

    SIBBSPA505A

    Provide Indian head massage for relaxation

    Sustainability

    BSBSUS201A

    Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

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    The following occupations relate to this qualification.

    Senior Beauty Therapist
    The following industry sectors relate to this qualification.

    Beauty
    Services Industry



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    The calculator below helps you to understand what your debt will be when you start your course, and how it may increase if you do not earn enough to begin paying back the loan.

     

    For further information on VET FEE-HELP, please visit the Study Assist website.

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    Student outcomes for Diploma of Beauty Therapy

    These are the outcomes of graduates surveyed six months after completing their training for Diploma of Beauty Therapy

    42.3%

    Of people who were not employed before starting their course were employed after completing it.
    Data not available for this course
    Community and Personal Service Workers
    71.1%
    Community and Personal Service Workers
    Sales Workers
    14.9%
    Sales Workers
    Clerical and Administrative Workers
    5.8*%
    Clerical and Administrative Workers
    Average salary of those employed in their first full-time job
    (includes those employed prior to training)

    $37,900

    $42,600

    $49,300


    Destination
    after training
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Diploma courses
    Employed or in further study after training (%) 79.3 80 90.7
    Employment outcomes:
    Employed (%)
    Full-time (%)
    Part-time (%)
     
    69.8
    18.4
    49.7
     
    72.8
    25.1
    46.8
     
    81.6
    46.8
    33.9
    Further study outcomes:
    Enrolled at University (%)
    Enrolled at TAFE (%)
    Enrolled at Other provider (%)
     
    5.0*
    11.2
    5.0*
     
    4.2*
    10.2
    6.6
     
    16.5
    10
    8.2
    Satisfied with the training (%) 81.6 78.5 85.7
    Received job-related benefits from training (%) 89.3 81.3 73.4
    Received personal benefits from training (%) 98.3 97.1 97.1
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) 81.9 84.5 81.7
    Recommend the training to other (%) 87.3 84.2 90.1

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Diploma courses
    Average salary (Full-time) ($) 37,900 42 600 49 300
    Top Occupations (%):
    Community and Personal Service Workers
    Sales Workers
    Clerical and Administrative Workers
     
    71.1
    14.9
    5.8*
     
    57.9
    12.6
    8.5*
     
    31.1
    19.7
    14.4
    Top Industries (%):
    Other Services
    Retail Trade
    Accommodation and Food Services
     
    75.4
    11.0*
    9.3*
     
    64.5
    11.9
    8.1*
     
    33.2
    10
    9

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
    Similar
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    Employed after training (%) - 90.4 92.3
    Average salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 45 400 50 400
    Enrolled in further study (%) - 18.2 31.9
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 75.6 85.6
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 87 84.3

    Employment
    status
    This
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    Employed after training (%) 42.3 42.1 41.8
    Average salary (Employed full-time) ($) - - 46 300
    Enrolled in further study ($) 21.2 23.5 45.4
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 81.6 86.2
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 80.2 72.6

    Please Note:
    All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.
    * The estimate has a relative standard error greater than 25% and therefore should be used with caution.
    ** NCVER does not report on estimates based on less than 5 respondents because the estimates are unreliable.
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    Other Services
    75.4
    Other Services
    Retail Trade
    11.0*
    Retail Trade
    Accommodation and Food Services
    9.3*
    Accommodation and Food Services