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    • Course code
    • Location
      Berwick , Frankston
    • Length
      Part Time

      2 years

      Full Time

      1 year

    • Commencing
      February, July
    • How to Apply
      Direct to Chisholm by selecting the "Apply now" button on the course page at chisholm. edu.au

    Diploma Of Beauty Therapy

    Turn your passion for beauty therapy into a rewarding career.

    When you complete the Diploma of Beauty Therapy, you’ll be able to perform complex technical beauty therapy treatments in salons, spas and other settings.

    During the course, you’ll develop practical skills in areas such as massage; lash and brow treatments; advanced facial treatments; nail technology services; make-up; aromatherapy; waxing; body treatments; and retail product sales and advice.


    Berwick (Full-Time) - Monday to Friday 9am - 3pm. Wednesdays till 1pm. 12 months
    Frankston (Full-Time) - Monday to Friday 9am - 3pm. Wednesdays till 1pm. 12 months
    Frankston (Part-Time) - Monday to Tuesday 6pm - 9pm. Saturdays 9am - 3pm. 24 months

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      Experienced teachers, who are experts in the field, will guide you through the program, which involves theoretical study and practical placement. This nationally recognised qualification may lead to employment in roles such as salon manager, trainer or beauty therapist.

      Once complete, you can specialise further by studying Chisholm’s Graduate Certificate in Intense Pulsed Light and Laser Hair Reduction.

      Chisholm TAFE is the largest provider of tertiary and vocational education in Melbourne's south east. With state-of-the-art facilities, professional training and support, you'll enjoy studying at Chisholm. So why wait? Enquire now.

    • Possible job outcomes

        Salon Manager

        Beauty Therapist

    • Sample units of study

      SHBBMUP001 - Apply eyelash extensions

      SHBBBOS003 - Provide body treatments

      SHBBMUP002 - Design and apply make-up

      SHBBSPA004 - Provide Indian head massages for relaxation

      SHBBBOS004 - Provide aromatherapy massages

      SHBBBOS002 - Provide body massages

      SHBBFAS002 - Provide facial treatments and skin care recommendations

      SHBBHRS001 - Provide waxing services

      SHBBFAS001 - Provide lash and brow services

      SHBBNLS001 - Provide manicure and pedicare services

    • Costs

      Maximum course tuition fee* (GST exempt):

      Government subsidised concession: $0.00
      Government subsidised: $10044.00
      Full fee: $14904.00 There is no concession available for this course

      Materials fee: $990.55    (GST Inclusive)

      Student services and amenities fee**: $175.00  per year  (GST Inclusive)

      Ancillary fee: $25.00

      *The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
      ** Concession rate $75, but only if concession rates are applicable for this course.
      Check here to see if you are eligible for government-subsidised training. Training to eligible students is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth funding.

    Career Path

    Applying and Enrolling

    To enrol at Chisholm, you need to apply, and then be accepted. Procedures to apply for courses vary. A TAFE application may go through VTAC, for example. In other cases the application may be direct to Chisholm or through your employer or school. View the specific course page to find out how to apply.

    With a successful Chisholm application, in some cases,  you may need to attend an information session or submit a portfolio prior to completing your enrolment.

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