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SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy

CRICOS Course Code : 096550J

Our SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy focuses on developing practical skills so you are ready to follow your passion and launch your career as a qualified beauty therapist. You will be able to provide a range of beauty therapy treatments and services including specialised facials, body treatments and massage, waxing hair removal, lash and brow treatments and nail and makeup services. This course will give you the knowledge in the fundamentals of Beauty as well as the practical and diagnostic skills required. Career Opportunity Job roles for participants following their completion may include: Beauty therapist, Spa therapist, Make-up artist, and Beauty adviser.

Entry requirement

The students in the SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy will be Students from overseas, they will have met our entry requirements of:

-Student Age: Students must be aged 18 or above at the time of enrolment

-Academic Requirement: Have a minimum a Year 12 or equivalent or higher education

-English Language Proficiency: IELTS level of overall 5.5 or higher or have completed an approved English test

Students from English speaking countries, such as  Australia, UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, or the Republic of Ireland, Philippines, India, Singapore, Indonesia & Malaysia are not required to provide an IELTS score. However, they will be required to complete a formal LLN test.

-Course Attendance: Students are required to attend all classes, 21 hours per week as scheduled in order to meet mandatory course attendance requirement

-Learner Resource Requirement: Student must have proper electronic tools to access student online portal and online resources such as E-Books.

-Pre – Enrolment interview: All prospective students are required to participate in an interview with one of the Student Support Officers of ATQ College. The outcome of this interview together with the outcome of the LLN test report will be forwarded to the VET Academic Manager to assess their suitability & capacity to undertake the course. The interview may be in person or via the phone/skype.

-LLN: Completion of Language, Literacy and Numeracy Test (LLN test) of ATQ College.

-Technology and literacy requirements:

Learners will need access to a computer and the internet with the following specifications:

-Microsoft Office 2007 or above and
-Microsoft Windows 2000 or Mac OS X
-Learners will also need access to a printer and the following applications: Adobe Acrobat Reader and Macromedia Flash player.
-Sound computer skills are required that include using intermediate level Word features. Ability to produce and present word-processed documents/ reports and undertake internet research.
-As part of the learning cycle students may be required to undertake online research or activities each week in class during term time.

-Other requirements: Students require reasonable levels of fitness to work as a beauty therapist as the work typically involves a range of physical movements, including bending and stretching and long periods of standing.


*For full entry requirements, please refer to ATQ College Enrolment Policy and Procedure.


Course Duration

Total 74 weeks
*60 weeks study: 6 terms x 10 weeks of study
*14 weeks of holidays

*Mode of study and contact hours: Blended as follows

-Classroom (Face to face) : 21hours per week

-Self-paced Study(Online) : 10hours per week

-Workplace delivery : a minimum of 150 hours of work placement between Term 2 and Term 6 over the duration of the course

*Location of Delivery: Level 1, 372 Chapel Road, Bankstown, NSW 2200, Australia.

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Course Fees

Application/Enrolment: $300

*Application/Enrolment Fee is Non-refundable

Tution Fee: $15,000
Material Fee: $900 ($150/term)
Total Fees Required: $16,200

*Student can pay fees in instalments every term.


Credit Transfer/Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

-We offer recognition of prior learning and credit transfer arrangements – contact us for more information and to find out if you are eligible.

*RPL Fee: $150 per unit (if applicable)

*For a full list of fees and charges, refer to our ‘ATQ Fees and Refund Policy and Procedure’.


Intake Dates

13-January, 6-April, 29-June, 21-September

11-January, 6-April, 28-June, 20-September

Course Structure

Code Unit of Competence
SHBBMUP002 Design and apply make-up Core
SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment Core
SHBBRES001 Research and apply beauty industry information Core
SHBBFAS002 Provide facial treatment and skin care recommendations Core
SHBXCCS001 Conduct salon financial transactions Core
SHBBFAS001 Provide lash and brow services Core
SHBBHRS001 Provide waxing services Core
SHBXWHS001 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices Core
SHBBNLS001 Provide manicure and pedicare services Core
SHBXCCS002 Provide salon services to clients Core
SHBBBOS002 Provide body massage Core
SHBBBOS003 Provide body treatment Core
SHBBFAS003 Provide specialised facial treatments Core
SHBXCCS004 Recommend products and services Elective
SHBBINF001 Maintain infection control standards Elective
SHBXIND002 Communicate as part of a salon team Elective
SHBBMUP001 Apply eyelash extensions Elective
SHBBBOS001 Apply cosmetic tanning products Elective
SHBBSKS005 Micro-dermabrasion treatments Elective
SHBBBOS004 Provide aromatherapy massage Elective
SHBBCCS002 Prepare personalised aromatic plant oil blends for beauty treatments Elective
SHBBBOS005 Use reflexology relaxation techniques in beauty treatments Elective
SHBBSPA003 Provide stone therapy massage Elective
SHBBSPA004 Provide Indian head massages for relaxation Elective
SHBBMUP004 Design and apply remedial camouflage makeup Elective

*To complete the course, you must meet other requirements as followings:

– Compulsory Workplace Training: This course has a mandatory workplace training component. Students are required to complete a minimum of 150 hours of work placement between Term 2 and Term 6 over the duration of the course. ATQ College will assist students find a work-placement or students may elect to nominate their own work-placement, to be approved by the RTO. This is in addition to the 21 hours per week of face to face training.

– Learners need to meet the requirements of the host employer Beauty Salon in order to complete their work placement. It is the responsibility of the learner to check their workplace organisation’s requirements.



Australian Training and Qualification College does NOT guarantee that:

-A learner will successfully complete the course attainment. This is subject to completing all the required units of competency and work placement requirements.

-A learner will obtain an employment outcome as this is outside the control of ATQ College.

All the listed units competency must be completed to receive the Diploma of Beauty Therapy.

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