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Top 3 skills you will achieve:

  • Use natural therapies in beauty treatment
  • Management and leadership
  • Provide specialised treatments

Diploma of Beauty Therapy

Get the knowledge and skills to provide a full range of advanced beauty, spa and natural therapy treatments. This course can also put you on the path to managing or owning your own salon.



Course Overview

Course Code:S781 (National ID: SIB50110) 
Careers:Spa/Beauty Therapist, Spa/Salon Manager 
Duration:

6 months, once you complete the Cert IV

 
How:Full time 
Where:PERTH CAMPUS - Building 2
30 Aberdeen Street
NORTHBRIDGE
6003

 
Intake:Semester 1 
International study available:Yes 
Online study available:No 
Uni pathway available:No 

About the course

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This course will see you learn how to apply a full range of advanced face and body treatments including microdermabrasion.

You will gain skills in aromatherapy, using essential oils and spa treatments.

This course is run by beauty therapy lecturers who have vast industry experience. Training takes place in Central's new, state of the art facilities, which include a working beauty salon/day spa equipped with industry standard equipment. You will gain skills in managing a clinc.

You can choose to study this course as a traineeship and earn money while you gain on the job skills.

View our brochure to see the career pathways for our beauty therapy courses.

Where this course can lead you

Job prospects in this industry are generally high with a large number of salons and day spas spread throughout metropolitan areas. Central will give you the beauty therapy skills to work in the industry or start your own business.

The Diploma of Beauty Therapy gives you the skills to work in a role in the high end of the industry.

Your Diploma of Beauty Services prepares you for roles such as:

  • AF399C444E3C4C2E82A51928D373AF3F">Salon Manager/ Owner
  • AF399C444E3C4C2E82A51928D373AF3F">Beauty Therapist
  • Skills you will gain from this course

    Central's beauty therapy qualifications provide you with skills that are relevant to current industry trends and practices.

    By the end of this course you will be able to:

    • Apply the full range of advanced facial and body treatments

    • Use aromatherapy techniques and the use of essential oils

    • Undertake advanced beauty treatments
    • Manage a clinic

    • Use natural therapies such as reflexology in beauty therapy spa treatments
    •  

    Connected with industry

    Central has it's own beauty clinic managed and operated by our own students under the guidance of qualified staff. It is open to students, staff and the public and provides excellent work experience opportunities for beauty therapy students.

    Central's focus on industry relevancy means practical course content geared towards getting you a career. Together, with our industry partners we are able to put you in touch with prospective employers.

    We ensure beauty therapy professionals are our lecturers. So you’ll be gaining the best experience possible from the people who have done exactly what you want to do.

    Course Structure

    Plan:S781 - CU1109 - PSC 
    Description:Complete 33 units: 22 core and 11 elective units 

    Available Groups

    Title: GROUP 04 - ELECTIVE UNITS

    Description: Learners to complete 1 of the following units.

    NumberNational IDTitle
    D4767SIBBFAS303ADesign and apply remedial camouflage make-up
    D4771SIBBHRS502APerform female intimate waxing treatments
    D4800SIBXFAS202ADesign and apply make-up for photography

    Title: GROUP 02 - SPA TREATMENTS

    Description: Learners to complete all units listed below.

    NumberNational IDTitle
    D4792SIBBSPA501AWork in a spa therapies framework
    D4793SIBBSPA502APlan spa programs
    D4794SIBBSPA503AProvide spa therapies
    D4795SIBBSPA504AProvide stone therapy massage
    D4796SIBBSPA505AProvide Indian head massage for relaxation

    Title: GROUP 01 - CORE UNITS

    Description: Central Institute of Technology offer the units listed below. Please note: previously completed units may count towards this qualification. Please discuss with the teaching area to determine eligibility.

    NumberNational IDTitle
    D4751SIBBBOS401APerform body massage
    D4752SIBBBOS402AProvide body treatments
    D4757SIBBCCS301AApply the principles of skin biology to beauty treatments
    D4758SIBBCCS302AAdvise on beauty services
    D4759SIBBCCS403ARecognise body structures and systems in a beauty therapy context
    D4760SIBBCCS404AWork in a skin therapies framework
    D4761SIBBCCS405ADevelop treatment plans
    D4762SIBBCCS406AUse electricity in beauty therapy treatments
    D4763SIBBCCS407AInterpret the chemical composition and physical actions of cosmetic products
    D4764SIBBCCS408APromote healthy nutritional options in a beauty therapy context
    D4766SIBBFAS302AProvide lash and brow treatments
    D4768SIBBFAS404AProvide facial treatments
    D4769SIBBFAS405AProvide advanced facial treatments
    D4770SIBBHRS301APerform waxing treatments
    D4777SIBBNLS201AWork in a nail services framework
    D4778SIBBNLS202AProvide manicure and pedicare services
    D4797SIBXCCS201AConduct financial transactions
    D4798SIBXCCS202AProvide service to clients
    D4799SIBXFAS201ADesign and apply make-up
    S6120SIRXCOM001ACommunicate in the workplace
    S6140SIRXIND001AWork effectively in a retail environment
    S6168SIRXOHS001AApply safe working practices

    Title: GROUP 03 - ELECTIVE UNITS

    Description: Learners to complete 6 additional elective units . 5 Elective listed below and 1 from Group 04.

    NumberNational IDTitle
    D1021BSBSUS201AParticipate in environmentally sustainable work practices
    D4753SIBBBOS403APerform aromatherapy massage
    D4754SIBBBOS504AApply aromatic plant oil chemistry to beauty treatments
    D4755SIBBBOS505ABlend and apply a range of aromatic plant oils for beauty treatments
    D4756SIBBBOS506AUse reflexology relaxation techniques in beauty treatments

    Information for international students

    Studying as an international student at Central

    Central is one of Australia's largest VET colleges, and trains around 1700 international students from more than 85 countries each year. In 2010, we were the inaugural winner of Western Australia's International Training Provider of the Year award and were again given this award in 2011 and 2013.

    Our campuses are conveniently located near the centre of Perth's CBD, making them easy to access via public transport. Central boasts excellent state of the art facilities and resources and a friendly, safe and secure learning environment.

    As a graduate, you are ensured direct pathways to further qualifications at Western Australian universities, or alternatively, the job ready skills you need to succeed in your career straight away.

    We offer a dedicated International Centre which is focused on servicing International students, helping you with your personal and academic needs. Staff offer friendly, specialised support and guidance from your initial contact through to your graduation, to ensure that your experience at Central is enjoyable and rewarding.

    Visit our international pages to find out more about studying at Central and life in Perth.

    Find out from international students about their experiences studying at Central.

    Find out about applying to study at Central as an International student.

    Courses available to international students at Central are delivered in partnership with Education and Training International RTO Provider No: 52395 CRICOS Provider Code: 00020G

    Getting into this course

    Entrance Requirements

    In order to gain entry into this course you must demonstrate basic maths and well developed communication skills.

    This conversion table explains the grades you need to have obtained at a high school level to meet this entry level requirement.

     

    The Application Process

    This course is delivered as a full time.

    Find out about applying for a full time course

    Find out more information about the process to apply, enrol and pay.

     

     

    Recognition of Prior Learning

    Do you have existing skills? Whether obtained through paid or voluntary work, training or other experiences, you may be able to fast track your study by applying for recognition of prior learning, often referred to as RPL.

    Find out more here

    Fee information


    Domestic full time students

    Course fees are made up of two components, tuition fees and resource fees.


    Fees may vary depending on the units you are enrolled in so an approximate amount has been shown. You will be given the exact amount of your fees at enrolment. Part time student fees will vary depending on the number of units you are enrolled in.


    Please note, you may also need to buy textbooks or equipment for your course.


    Tuition fees:

    Tuition fees are determined by multiplying the course fee rate by the nominal hours, which is the number of hours in which an average student could be expected to complete each unit. They are not the hours of training or instruction.


    Full course approximate tuition fee based on the 1 semesters it takes to complete full time: $6514


    Resource fees:

    The resource fees cover the materials and services required to complete a unit.


    Approximate resource fee for the full course: $TBA


    Paying your fees:
    Both tuition and resource fees for the upcoming semester should be paid in full at the time of enrolment.
    Find out how and where to pay for your course


    Financial assistance:

    Most Diploma and above students are eligible for VET FEE-HELP.  This is a Government loan program that helps you with your fees so you can pay them off slowly by instalments.

    Find out more about VET FEE-HELP


    International students:
    The total course cost for international students is

    $5,450 + resource / material fee (1 semester)

    . You will need to pay your course fees to ETI when you accept your offer.


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