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Become the best beauty therapist possible

Gain that professional edge as you undertake studies in therapy skills for body and face that are relevant, industry driven and require high quality technical expertise such as specialised facials including Micro-dermabrasion, Body Massage & Treatments, Hot Stone Massage, Spa Therapies, Hair removal, Tinting, Manicure & Pedicure services. Get to know and understand your industry in-depth by linking with real industry research assessment projects, participate in workshops with leading skincare manufacturers and take part in work experience that will provide you with real world experiences all driven and linked by your industry current teachers. Course details

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$10000 VET Student Loan available

LOCATION/S

South Bank

Key dates and info

DURATION

Full time: 1 year / up to 4 days per week
Part time: 2 years / up to 2 days per week and Independent Learning

Course details

COST

  • Full Fee $19,910

Student Loan Available

1300 712 007

No matter your question,
we are here to help!

How to enrol

Daniel Schmidt

I got a job before I even graduated

"It's clear to me why TAFE Queensland Brisbane has an outstanding industry reputation. The teachers are industry experts with real world experience who have set me up with confidence for a career in a salon or to start my own business. TAFE Queensland's program offers work experience in a salon which led to me being employed before I'm fully qualified!"

Daniel Schmidt
Diploma of Beauty Therapy

Study Beauty and Hairdressing at TAFE Queensland Brisbane

There's no better 'feel good' career than beauty and hairdressing. You help people to feel more self-confident every day. TAFE Queensland Brisbane's beauty therapy and hairdressing courses are dedicated to people who have a passion in bringing out the beauty in others. With our qualifications you'll receive hands-on training and learn salon business skills including communicating with clients, demonstrating beauty products, retailing and merchandising.

Key dates

LOCATION START DATE WORKLOAD DELIVERY
South Bank 29 Jan 2018 Part time / up to 2 days per week and Independent Learning Classroom
29 Jan 2018 Full time / up to 4 days per week Classroom

Entry requirements

This qualification has no formal entry criteria; however, TAFE Queensland Brisbane has the following selection criteria for this qualification:

  • school leavers must have completed Year 12 or equivalent, or
  • non school-leavers are selected according to eligibility and merit, vocational experience, previous study, and personal competencies, and
  • relevant experience in the industry.

,If you’re under 17 years of age, special enrolment conditions may apply.

Location/s

South Bank
Ernest Street
South Brisbane QLD 4101

Resources required

A professional equipment kit and a black tunic top are included in your fees for both full-time and part-time programs.

It is recommended that students have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for students to use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

All required resources will be advised in first class.

Timetable

View the timetable. Please note, the timetable for future semesters may differ to the current schedule. If you need help or can't find what you're looking for, give us a call on 1300 712 007.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 12 elective units from the list below. Electives may differ between TAFE Queensland locations and regions.

Stage 1
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
SHBBBOS002 Provide body massages Core
SHBBBOS003 Provide body treatments Core
SHBBMUP002 Design and apply make-up Core
SHBBMUP004 Design and apply remedial camouflage make-up Elective
SHBBFAS001 Provide lash and brow services Core
SHBBNLS001 Provide manicure and pedicare services Core
SHBBHRS001 Provide waxing services Core
SHBBFAS002 Provide facial treatments and skin care recommendations Core
SHBBRES001 Research and apply beauty industry information Core
SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment Core
SHBBINF001 Maintain infection control standards Elective
SHBXWHS001 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices Core
Stage 2
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
SHBBMUP003 Design and apply make-up for photography Elective
SHBBMUP001 Apply eyelash extensions Elective
SHBBFAS003 Provide specialised facial treatments Core
SHBBSKS005 Provide micro-dermabrasion treatments Elective
SHBXCCS001 Conduct salon financial transactions Core
SHBXCCS002 Provide salon services to clients Core
SHBBCCS001 Advise on beauty products and services Elective
SHBBBOS004 Provide aromatherapy massages Elective
SHBBCCS002 Prepare personalised aromatic plant oil blends for beauty treatments Elective
SHBBSPA004 Provide Indian head massages for relaxation Elective
SHBBSPA001 Work in a spa therapies framework Elective
SHBBSPA002 Provide spa therapies Elective
SHBBSPA003 Provide stone therapy massages Elective

Disclaimer

Not all electives available at all campuses

What are my payment options

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland Brisbane has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, call us on 1300 712 007. We're here to help.

$19,910

FULL FEE

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SUBSIDISED

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CONCESSION

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VET Student Loans

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Prior to applying for a VET Student Loan, please ensure that you have read and understood the VET Student Loans Pre-Enrolment Information

VET Student Loans are an interest-free loan from the Australian Government that help students pay for their education and training.

TAFE Queensland receives the full loan amount for your course directly from the Government, and you repay your loan through the Australian taxation system once your income reaches a certain threshold.

You are eligible for a VET Student Loan if you:

You must demonstrate academic suitability by:

  • providing a copy of your Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (year 12 certificate); OR
  • providing evidence of successful completion of an Australian Qualifications Framework certificate IV or higher qualification (where the language of instruction is English), OR
  • are assessed as a minimum of Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework (ASCF) in both reading and numeracy

Please note that all students enrolling in an accredited course are required to provide a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

More information about VET Student Loans.

 

Payment Plan

If you have difficulty paying the full cost of a course up front, or you are not eligible for VET Student Loan, you might be eligible for a payment plan. This will allow you to pay for your course in instalments, rather than one upfront payment at the time of enrolment.

Subsidised

The Queensland Government will offset the cost of study for eligible students. You will still need to pay for a portion of your study costs. The amount above is what you will need to pay.

VET Student Loans

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Prior to applying for a VET Student Loan, please ensure that you have read and understood the VET Student Loans Pre-Enrolment Information

VET Student Loans are an interest-free loan from the Australian Government that help students pay for their education and training.

TAFE Queensland receives the full loan amount for your course directly from the Government, and you repay your loan through the Australian taxation system once your income reaches a certain threshold.

You are eligible for a VET Student Loan if you:

You must demonstrate academic suitability by:

  • providing a copy of your Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (year 12 certificate); OR
  • providing evidence of successful completion of an Australian Qualifications Framework certificate IV or higher qualification (where the language of instruction is English), OR
  • are assessed as a minimum of Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework (ASCF) in both reading and numeracy

Please note that all students enrolling in an accredited course are required to provide a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

More information about VET Student Loans.

 

Payment Plan

If you have difficulty paying the full cost of a course up front, or you are not eligible for VET Student Loan, you might be eligible for a payment plan. This will allow you to pay for your course in instalments, rather than one upfront payment at the time of enrolment.

Concession

You are eligible for the concession price of a course if you are eligible for subsidised training, and are listed on an Australian Government Low Income Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card, if you are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, you hold a Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card, or if you have a disability. Further information about concessions.

VET Student Loans

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Prior to applying for a VET Student Loan, please ensure that you have read and understood the VET Student Loans Pre-Enrolment Information

VET Student Loans are an interest-free loan from the Australian Government that help students pay for their education and training.

TAFE Queensland receives the full loan amount for your course directly from the Government, and you repay your loan through the Australian taxation system once your income reaches a certain threshold.

You are eligible for a VET Student Loan if you:

You must demonstrate academic suitability by:

  • providing a copy of your Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (year 12 certificate); OR
  • providing evidence of successful completion of an Australian Qualifications Framework certificate IV or higher qualification (where the language of instruction is English), OR
  • are assessed as a minimum of Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework (ASCF) in both reading and numeracy

Please note that all students enrolling in an accredited course are required to provide a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

More information about VET Student Loans.

 

Payment Plan

If you have difficulty paying the full cost of a course up front, or you are not eligible for VET Student Loan, you might be eligible for a payment plan. This will allow you to pay for your course in instalments, rather than one upfront payment at the time of enrolment.

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Additional costs

Also note that Occupational Health and Safety standards require that students adhere to a minimum dress standard, that is, black trousers and fully enclosed black shoes must be purchased at the student's expense.

Outcome

  • SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy

Job prospects

  • Beauty Therapist
  • Spa Therapist

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas will give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities. That means cutting down the amount of time you need to complete your degree, or even enrolling straight into the second year of your university course.

Our pathway partners include:

Daniel Schmidt

I got a job before I even graduated

"It's clear to me why TAFE Queensland Brisbane has an outstanding industry reputation. The teachers are industry experts with real world experience who have set me up with confidence for a career in a salon or to start my own business. TAFE Queensland's program offers work experience in a salon which led to me being employed before I'm fully qualified!"

Daniel Schmidt
Diploma of Beauty Therapy

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Apply through QTAC

Making TAFE one of your top QTAC preferences is a great way to maximise your career choices and gain the hands-on skills you need to operate in the real world.

We offer hundreds of pathways to university, including dual awards, credit arrangements with some of the country's top universities, and options to increase your OP so you can gain entrance to the tertiary course of your dreams.

More about applying through QTAC

Recognition of prior learning

Recognition of prior learning

Fast-track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner.

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Orientation

At the beginning of each semester we host orientation events across our locations so you can meet your teachers and classmates, get to know your campus, and familiarise yourself with your study schedule. We also throw in a bunch of free activities, because... why not? We like to have fun.

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Note: All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments.

Last updated on 20 October 2017

Talk to us

1300 712 007

Industry endorsed

University Pathways

Payment options

Student satisfaction

$10000 VET Student Loan available