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Diploma of Beauty Therapy (SHB50115)

Kick-start your career in beauty therapy with this nationally recognised qualification and you could be well on your way towards your dream profession as a beauty therapist.

About this course

Qualification

Diploma of Beauty Therapy

Nationally recognised

Yes

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National code

SIB50115

Payment plans

Manageable payment plans to suit your budget and lifestyle.

Choose your repayment frequency:

– Fortnightly
– Monthly
– Upfront

Delivery mode

Online with practical assessment

Course duration

18 months (approx. 23 study hours/week) (i)
Self-paced (e.g. study faster, finish sooner)

Assessment

A variety of assessment methods form part of this course including written assignments, presentations, portfolios of work, Supervisor Observation reports, video demonstration, role plays and projects. Students are also required to undertake assessment in workplace.

Start dates

Start anytime

Awarded by

Study Group Australia Pty Ltd RTO Code 5806

  • Beauty Health and Hygiene

    Training Package Competency Alignment:
    - Maintain infection control (SHBBINF001)

  • Beauty Training Salon A

    Training Package Competency Alignment:
    - Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices (SHBXWHS001)

  • Beauty Training Salon B

    Training Package Competency Alignment:
    - Conduct financial transactions (SHBXCCS001)
    - Provide salon service to clients (SHBXCCS002)

  • Manicure and Pedicare

    Training Package Competency Alignment:
    - Provide manicure and pedicare services (SHBBNLS001)

  • Gel Nails

    Training Package Competency Alignment:
    - Apply gel nail enhancements (SHBBNLS002)

  • HR Beauty

    Training Package Competency Alignment:
    - Comply with organisational requirements in a personal services environment (SHBXIND001)
    - Research and apply beauty industry information (SHBBRES001)

  • Make-Up

    Training Package Competency Alignment:
    - Design and apply make-up (SHBBMUP002)

  • Skin and Body Wellness

    Training Package Competency Alignment:
    - Interpret and use information about nutrition and diet (HLTHPS010)

  • Waxing/Lash and Brow

    Training Package Competency Alignment:
    - Provide lash and brow services (SHBBFAS001)
    - Provide waxing services (SHBBHRS001)

  • Facial Treatments

    Training Package Competency Alignment:
    - Provide facial treatments and skincare recommendations (SHBBFAS002)

  • Advanced Facial treatments

    Training Package Competency Alignment:
    - Provide specialised facial treatments (SHBBFAS003)

  • Body Treatments

    Training Package Competency Alignment:
    - Provide body treatments (SHBBBOS003)

  • Body Massage

    Training Package Competency Alignment:
    - Provide body massage (SHBBBOS002)

  • Aromatherapy – Beauty

    Training Package Competency Alignment:
    - Prepare personalised aromatic plant oil blends (SHBBCCS002)
    - Provide aromatherapy massage (SHBBBOS004)

  • Spa therapy 2

    Training Package Competency Alignment:
    - Provide Indian head massage for relaxation (SHBBSPA004)
    - Provide stone therapy massage (SHBBSPA003)

  • Reflexology

    Training Package Competency Alignment:
    - Use reflexology relaxation techniques in beauty treatments (SHBBBOS005)

  • Beauty Training Salon C

    Training Package Competency Alignment:
    - Monitor and manage small business operations (BSBSMB405)

  • Salon Marketing

    Training Package Competency Alignment:
    - Market the small business (BSBSMB403)

  • Lymphatic Massage Beauty

    Training Package Competency Alignment:
    - Provide superficial lymph massage treatments (SHBBBOS006)

  • Microdermabrasion

    Training Package Competency Alignment:
    - Provide Microdermabrasion treatments (SHBBSKS005)

Work Placement

Workplacement not currently a requirement of this course.

Workshops

Our unique blended learning model offers the ultimate flexibility. Study online at your own pace, supported by your trainer. Workshops may also be available in some major capital cities throughout the year.

At the workshops you will:

(i) receive practical training on essential components of this course
(ii) develop and demonstrate the skills required of a qualified beautician, and
(iii) access personal support from your trainer.

Just because you’re learning online, it doesn’t mean you’re on your own. At Ivy, we offer supplementary learning support through our optional interactive webinars.

Support Webinars

At Ivy, we offer supplementary learning support through our optional interactive webinars. Designed specifically around your study plan, these regular online webinars cover subject specific content and provide an opportunity to interact with trainers, study coaches and your study peers in an online forum. Focusing on course theory and specific assessment tasks – each interactive support webinar is designed to equip you with the practical tools to help complete your course.

Student Support Team

Our friendly Student Support Team are available to assist you with any student administration enquiry. You may access this support by either logging into myIVY, telephone or email. (i)

Trainer Support

At Ivy we believe there’s no such thing as too much support.

Your experienced trainer is available to offer help and advice at every stage of the course, starting with a welcome telephone call during orientation. Throughout your studies you may contact your trainer with any course-related query by logging into myIVY, telephone, LiveChat or video conference – based on your needs. As you may be juggling study with work or other commitments your trainer is also available to assist at designated times outside of business hours.

If you would like additional support you also have access to one-day workshops, where you can gain one-on-one support from your trainer. (i)

Technical Support

The technical support team is available to assist you with password resets, myIVY features and functionality and other general technical enquiries.  Simply raise a support ticket through myIVY or telephone during business hours. (i)

Student Networking 

You will have many opportunities to interact with your course peers, including supporting each other via online discussion forums. Friendly debates can often turn into excellent learning opportunities! If attending the workshops you will meet your peers in person and may develop and build relationships that last well and truly past your course end date.

Entry requirements

To enrol in Diploma and Advanced Diploma courses with Ivy College, you will need capability in English and mathematics to at least Year 12 level.

To show evidence of this capability, during the enrolment process you will need to have satisfied the following:

  • Provide a copy of your senior secondary certificate in education or equivalent, or
  • Provide a copy of a nationally recognised diploma or higher qualification (completed within the last 5 years), or
  • Successfully complete the Diploma Entry Test

All students are also required to have a unique email address and access to a computer with an internet connection.

Technology requirements

Upon successful application, you will gain access to myIVY, your purpose-built learning management system, in order to complete your coursework and assessment tasks. To do this you will need access to a computer satisfying the following minimum systems requirements:

Operating system: Windows, Mac OS X, Linux

Software: Adobe Acrobat Reader (latest versions available for free download at Adobe website)

Internet: Supported browsers include Firefox 3+, Google Chrome 4+, Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 and 8, Opera 9+, Safari 3+ (download latest browser software for free online).  You will need a reliable internet connection, preferably Broadband (64 Kbit/sec or faster)

Access to a printer and digital camera/recording device may be required.

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phone_iconTelephone Mon-Fri, 8am-8pm (AEST) plus Sat-Sun, 9am-5pm (AEST)
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smiley_icon Face to face support at workshops

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phone_iconTelephone Mon-Fri, 8am-8pm (AEST) plus Sat-Sun, 9am-5pm (AEST)

If you are an Australian citizen and meet the eligibility requirements, you may apply for VET FEE-HELP*. Study now, pay later.

Students are required to undertake a Work Placement and secure a suitable Workplace Supervisor within a salon environment. If needed, Ivy can assist students to secure an appropriate work placement.  Any student unable to access a work placement will be given the opportunity to practice, demonstrate and apply the required skills and knowledge at Ivy College workshops (utilising a simulated or real beauty clinic environment).

Study hours include reading and understanding course materials in myIVY, attending workshops, attempting practice activities, communicating with trainer, completing assessment tasks and work placement.

Prices subject to change

Job Outcomes

Beauty Therapist

Beauty therapists are experts in therapeutic facial and body care. With a strong understanding of key body systems, skin biology, anatomy and cosmetic chemistry, beauticians can perform a range of therapies.


Massage Therapist

A massage therapist is a skilled professional that performs therapeutic massages of soft tissues and joints. Massage therapists assist in the assessment and treatment of a range of motion and muscle strength.


Makeup Artist

Makeup artists are creatives who have a practical ability and up-to-date knowledge of fashion and beauty trends. As a makeup artist, you can work in exciting industries or you can start your own business.


Spa Therapist

The art of wellness and relaxation, spa therapists administer professional massage and body treatments. In this job role, knowledge of numerous massage modalities and an understanding of body treatments is essential.


Student Stories

Graduate Siana Sanger Diploma of Beauty Therapy

“I love the flexibility at Ivy – I can study at 1am while the kids are asleep if I need to! The staff are very helpful and they get back to you as quickly as they can. There’s a lot of support available and they are all very friendly.”

Current Student Chrissy Apollini Diploma of Beauty Therapy

“The work placement and workshops are a great opportunity for you to put theory into practice. At the workshops, the Ivy staff are on hand the entire time and it's a great opportunity to meet other Ivy beauty students!”

Graduate Ryan Thomas Diploma of Beauty Therapy

“The Ivy College beauty workshops are an amazing experience – proving to me I made the right choice. I left the workshops with pure excitement - not only to continue developing my therapy skills, but also to kick-start my career.”

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