Diploma of Beauty Therapy SHB50115 - Next intake for 2018 is September, subject to enrolments numbers. (You are required to hold a Qualified Certificate III in Beauty Services to enroll in the Diploma)

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Course Outline

Core Units: 
SHBBBOS002Perform body massages
SHBBBOS003Provide body treatments
SHBBFAS001Provide lash and brow treatment
SHBBFAS002Provide facial treatments and skin care recommendations
SIBBFAS003Provide specialised facial treatments
SHBBHRS001Provide waxing services
SHBBMUP002Design and apply make-up
SHBBNLS001Provide manicure and pedicare services
SHBBRES001Research and apply beauty industry information
SHBXCCS001Conduct salon financial transactions
SHBXCCS002Provide salon services to clients
SHBXIND001Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
SHBXWHS001Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices
Elective Units: 
SHBBBOS004Provide aromatherapy massages
SHBBBOS005Use reflexology techniques in beauty treatments
SHBBCCS002Prepare personalised aromatic plant oil blends for beauty treatments
SHBBSPA003Provide stone therapy massages
SHBBSPA004Provide Indian head massages for relaxation
SHBBMUP003Design and apply make-up for photography
SHBBMUP004Design and apply remedial camouflage makeup
SIBBCCS301AApply the pricipal of skin biology to beauty treatments
SIBBCCS408AProvide health nutritional options in a beauty therapy context
SIBBCCS403ARecognise body structures and systems in a beauty therapy context
SIBBCCS405ADevelop treatment plans
SHBBBOS006Provide superficial lymph massage treatments

There are no placements required for this course however students are povided with an opportunity to work in a Salon environment providing beauty therapy treatments for the public. Meadow Heights Education Centre conducts a Salon for the public one day per week where students are able to build confidence under the guidance of a qualified instructor.


Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 9:00am - 5:00pm (Excluding Public Holidays)Dates to be announced:

  • usually school term dates.



Who is this course for?: 

The Diploma of Beauty Therapy is for anyone who has successfully completed a Certificate III in Beauty Services and would like to gain extra skills to further their career. Once qualified you will be able to provide a broad range of beauty therapy treatments and services including facial treatments, body massage and treatments, hair removal, lash and brow treatments, nail and make-up services. This includes consultation with clients to provide beauty advice, recommended beauty treatments and services, and sell retail skin-care and cosmetic products.  In this course you will work relatively autonomously and are accountable for personal outputs. Your work involves self-directed applications of knowledge and skills with substantial depth in some areas where judgement is required in planning and selecting appropriate equipment, services and techniques, to own manage or work in a beauty salon or spa. 

Possible Job Titles: 

Those who successfully complete  can find employment in a range of areas, including:

  •  Beauty Salon Manager
  •  Beauty Therapist
  •  Beauty Spa Therapist


The course is designed for: 

For participants who have been awarded the Certificate III in Beauty Services and who would like to continue to study in this field.The Diploma of Beauty Therapy course is made up of 25 units - 13 Core and 12 Electives - (electives are chosen by Meadow Heights Education Centre)This course is a Nationally Recognised Qualification.

Entrance Requirements: 

All applicants must be permanent residents of Australia.A Certificate III in Beauty Services is required to enrol in this course. All applicants are expected to have language and literacy skills equivalent to Level 3 and numeracy skills equivalent to Level 2 of the Certificate of General Education for Adults to enable them to complete this course.All applicants are required to sit a short entrance test before being accepted into this course. (Students who are continueing from Certificate III in Beauty Services are exempt)

Career Opportunities: 

Those who successfully complete can find employment in a range of areas, including:

  • Beauty Salon Manager
  • Beauty Therapist
  • Beauty Spa Therapist
Course Trainer: 
The trainers for this course are fully qualified and highly trained in their field.

Fees & Charges

Course Charges: 

All charges are fully inclusive and include Tuition fees, course and amenities charges and materials if required.

To be eligible for a funded position applicants must not hold a qualification equal to or higher than this level, either completed in or recognised in Australia.  (There are no concession prices for this course.)

Concession (Current concession card holders)N/AN/A
Funded$2,290 = Tuiton $1,543 Amenities $85 Materials $662$1,145
Fee For Service/Full Fee$6,372 = Tuiton $5,625 Amenities $85 Materials $662$3,186
Making Payments: 

Payments can be made via:

  • Cash
  • Cheque (payable to Meadow Heights Learning Shop Inc.)
  • EFPOS (available at reception between 9am and 4pm)
  • B-Pay if required or Net Bank Transfer
  • Direct Debit
    -Students pay via Net Bank
  •        BSB 063 229
  •        Account # 10081868 (Ref: Your Name or Invoice #)
  • or -Students visit their bank and arrange to have a fortnightly/weekly/monthly amount to be deposited into the MHLS Account

Payment plans are available upon request, Conditions apply.

Enrolment Procedures: 

To enrol in this course you will need to contact the office on 93019200 or come in to our office at the Visy Cares Learning Centre 3-13 Hudson Circuit, Meadow Heights. There you will be asked to complete an enrolment form and provide 3 forms of identification (1)  Current Drivers Liecene/key pass /proof of age card (2) A current green Medicare card /Australian Birth Certificate/A current Australian or New Zealand Passport/Proof of Permanent residency etc.).  (3) A current concession card/Health Card if eligible.

You then will be asked to sit a short entrance assessment. Once completed you will be provided with the course content, materials list and an option of a payment plan to help relieve and financial burdens.

Office hours are from 9:00am - 4:00pm, Monday to Friday.

Further Information


The majority of the materials used in the Diploma in Beauty Services course are provided in the material component of the fees. Materials purchased by Meadow Heights Education Centre are at a reduced price due to bulk buying. Students who wish to provide their own identical materials can be provided with a material list on request. Please note, materials used in class are hypo-allergenic as some people may have allergies ,we ask that you purchase the identical or equivalent materials to ensure the safety of all participants.  Students who provide their own materials are asked to bring them for each class.

Products used in Class: 

All makeup and skincare products used in the Beauty courses at Meadow Heights Learning Shop are both top of the line and hypo-allergenic. These products include:

  • Dermalogica
  • Kryolan
  • Inglot
  • Refectocil
  • Napoleon
  • O.P.I
  • Charisma
  • I.B.D
  • Caron
Some practical modules in this course will require students to provide their own models. Teachers will inform students when this is necessary.
Some consumables MUST be provided by the students throughout the duration of the course, these include: hand towels, cotton balls, tissues, etc. Also students are to bring with them pens, notebook, folders for handouts and a USB flash drive.

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