Learn all the on trend techniques that will give you the edge in your beauty career

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- aromatherapy, reflexology, hot stone and Indian head
• waxing/lash and brow treatments
• facial treatments – basic, specialised and microdermabrasion
• spa therapies- dry and wet spa therapies
• make-up- day and evening,
• manicures and pedicures
• retail product sales and advice.
• Nutrition, skin and body structure and functions

All students practice on real paying clients in our commercial salon and graduate with the self-confidence and skills to interact and engage with proficiency. You will be job ready to perform and demonstrate the professional skills required for the industry.

This is a practical qualification with a lot of hands-on assessment and mandatory hours that students must complete to pass all units so attendance is important to ensure successful completion of this qualification. All skills assessments will be required to be carried out on paying members of the public.

Students are responsible for sourcing their own practice and assessment models. Teachers can provide guidance on how to create social media posts and the information on available platforms.

Please note: This is a new course replacing a superseded course, units and details of the course have changed. Any units undertaken with the previous qualification SHB50115 are non-equivalent, this means that gap training and assessment will be required for any completed units in SHB50115 qualification prior to undertaking any new units in the SHB50121 qualification.

Experienced teachers, who are experts in the field, will guide you through the program, which involves theoretical study and practical application. With this nationally recognised qualification, you’ll be ready to work as a beauty therapist

Chisholm 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.

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday (18 hours a week)

Course code
Delivery location
Berwick, Frankston
Not available for International students
Full Time, 49 weeks.
Start dates
12 February (Berwick), 15 April (Frankston),15 July

Please note: Students may be required to undertake an assessment of their literacy and numeracy as part of their application process.

Nationally Recognised Training logoChisholm is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and provides Nationally Recognised Training (NRT). This means you can be assured that our training will provide you with a qualification that is recognised and respected across Australia.

Chisholm courses are subject to minimum and maximum group numbers. Courses may be cancelled or postponed if minimum numbers are not achieved by the start date of the course. Courses may close prior to the start date if the maximum numbers are reached. In that situation, eligible applicants will be offered a place in the next available intake.