DIPLOMA OF BEAUTY THERAPY2021-06-02T12:40:07+10:00

SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy


This course is for people interested in becoming a qualified beauty therapist. This qualification reflects the role of individuals who possess a sound theoretical knowledge base and use a range of specialised, technical or managerial competencies to plan, carry out and evaluate the work of self and/or team in the industry of Beauty Services. They may coordinate the operation of a business or operate on a freelance basis.


Students will need to demonstrate the Learning, Literacy and Numeracy skills required for this course prior to course commencement.


This course has two intakes per year in February and July. Day and night classes are available, however dependent on timetable available.

Day Classes – 9:30am – 2:30pm

Night Classes – 6pm – 9pm

Full Time – 12 Months

4 – 5 days/nights per week

Part Time – 24 Months

2 -3 days/nights per week


This course is delivered via face-to-face teaching, demonstration and practical application. Students experience a simulated workplace environment, with access to equipment, products and facilities reflecting industry practice. Students are also required to complete a total of 100 hours mandatory work experience to be undertaken prior to course completion.


SCA operates a student run clinic day designed to enable students to gain valuable experience and skills for treating clients in a Beauty Salon environment. SCA students are supervised by an educator and perform treatments in which they have been deemed competent in. SCA’s Beauty Clinic allows students to build the skills needed to find work placement and employment after their qualification.


SCA students purchase their kits which include the materials and equipment they require to perform treatments in class and outside class hours and within their work experience. The materials and equipment within your kits become the students property once purchased. For prices on students kits please visit the SCA Website https://scahairandbeautyacademy.com/studentkitsanduniforms/ to order and purchase.


All Learning Resource material (ebook), SCA Uniform, Bag and Student ID Card.


Option One – Fee for Service

Full Cost – $15,520.00

Deposit – $1,000.00

Payment Plan – Twelve (12) monthly payments of $1,210.00

Please be aware that there are additional costs for student kits and photo shoots for make-up units.

Option Two – VET Student Loans Funding

SCA Offer funding options which are available for the Diploma of Beauty Therapy subject to eligibility. Please Visit the VET Student Loans website www.education.gov.au/vet-student-loans for further information.


Core Units

SHBBBOS002 Provide body massages

SHBBBOS003 Provide body treatments

SHBBFAS001 Provide lash and brow services

SHBBFAS002 Provide facial treatments and skin care recommendations

SHBBFAS003 Provide specialised facial treatments

SHBBHRS001 Provide waxing services

SHBBMUP002 Design and apply make-up

SHBBNLS001 Provide manicure and pedicare services

SHBBRES001 Research and apply beauty industry information

SHBXCCS001 Conduct salon financial transactions

SHBXCCS002 Provide salon services to clients

SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment

SHBXWHS001 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices

Elective units

SHBBBOS005 Use reflexology relaxation techniques in beauty treatments

SHBBSPA001 Work in a spa therapies framework

SHBBSPA002 Provide spa therapies

SHBBSPA003 Provide stone therapy massages

SHBBSPA004 Provide Indian head massages for relaxation

SHBBHRS002 Provide female intimate waxing services

SHBBMUP001 Apply eyelash extensions

SHBBMUP003 Design and apply make-up for photography

SHBBSKS005 Provide micro-dermabrasion treatments

SHBBNLS002 Apply gel nail enhancements

SHBBBOS001 Apply cosmetic tanning products

SHBBCCS002 Prepare personalised aromatic plant oil blends for beauty treatments

Please see attached our course brochure for SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy

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