CRICOS Course Code: 111481K
National Qualification Code: SHB50121
Course Duration: 2 years
The Diploma of Beauty Therapy is designed to reflect the role of individuals employed as beauty therapists to provide a broad range of beauty therapy treatments and services including facial treatments, body massage and treatments, hair removal, lash and brow treatments, nail and make-up services. This includes consultation with clients to provide beauty advice, recommend beauty treatments and services, and sell retail skin-care and cosmetic products. These individuals work relatively autonomously, and are accountable for personal outputs. Their work involves the self-directed application of knowledge and skills with substantial depth in some areas where judgement is required in planning and selecting appropriate equipment, services and techniques.
Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:
Students can enrol through direct entry at Diploma level or enrol after completion of a Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy
AND ONE OF BELLOW ENGLISH EVIDENCE:
The course is 8 terms for 72 weeks. The course is planned and timetabled for 20 hours per week. Students are booked into our clinic according to our roster, which is outside your timetabled class times. Clinic hours generally fit into this timetable but additional booked hours may be necessary as the course progresses.
Classroom learning – There is approximately 16 hours (2 days) face-to-face learning in the classroom per week. Classroom learning includes lectures supported by presentations plus visual topic content, with practice time and group and oral work. Your materials are provided either in print or digital copy that can be accessed as part of the course. There is an extra cost for the textbook, please refer to the fees table.
Tutorial learning – There is 4 hours (a 1/2 day) face-to-face learning in the tutorial per week.
Simulated Work Environment – Over the duration of the course, students will complete a range of beauty services to demonstrate skills and knowledge of the course.
Diploma of Beauty Therapy has 4 intakes per year.
Intake 1: 05/02/2024
Intake 2: 29/04/2024
Intake 3: 22/07/2024
Intake 4: 14/10/2024
Students are required to complete a range of tasks as part of the assessment requirements for each unit. To perform at your best, you will need to work on the assessments outside of class time. Assessments methods may include:
Practical demonstrations where you will be observed by one of our assessors in the simulated beauty salon environment
Knowledge based test which contain written short answer questions
Projects for you to investigate and complete in your own time.
AMBI recognises certificates and statement of attainment issued by other registered training organisation and the skills and knowledge that students may have gained through any previous studies and at workplace and life experiences. RPL and credit transfer can be applied at the time of enrolment or during orientation. A fee is payable for assessing your RPL status. This may affect the international student visa and shorten your course duration.
Upon successful completion of all the required units of this course, you will receive a nationally recognised qualification in SHB50121 Diploma of Beauty Therapy. Students who do not complete all required units may be eligible for a Statement of Attainment in partial completion of a SHB50121 Diploma of Beauty Therapy.
The Australian Massage and Beauty Institute is located at 86 Keppel St, Bathurst NSW 2795 Australia. Our facilities include classrooms, practical rooms, student clinic, printing and photocopying facility and a student common area. The college is Wi-Fi enabled and students can bring their own laptop computer or mobile device. Students wear the college uniform which is black trousers, black closed shoes and the AMBI T-shirt. All massage tables, products and related equipment are supplied by the college and supplied for the clinic practicum.
Our course has been designed to meet the requirements for the SHB50121 Diploma of Beauty Therapy.
It contains 29 units of competency (20 core and 9 elective):
|Conduct salon financial transactions
|Provide salon services to clients
|Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices
|Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
|Sell to the retail customer
|Use electric file equipment for nail services
|Provide manicure and pedicare services
|Research and apply beauty industry information
|Incorporate knowledge of skin structure and functions into beauty therapy
|Incorporate knowledge of body structures and functions into beauty therapy
|Provide lash and brow services
|Maintain ethical and professional standards when using social media and online platforms
|Provide body massages
|Design and apply make-up
|Provide waxing services
|Promote healthy nutritional options in a beauty therapy context
|Provide facial treatments and skin care recommendations
|Provide specialised facial treatments
|Advise on beauty products and services
|Maintain health and wellbeing in a personal services setting
|Apply cosmetic tanning products
|Maintain infection control standards
|Provide aromatherapy massages
|Use reflexology relaxation techniques in beauty treatments
|Provide stone therapy massages
|Apply eyelash extensions
|Apply gel and dip powder nail enhancements
|Apply nail art
|Apply acrylic nail enhancements
|Research and develop business plans
|Market new business ventures
|Manage finances for new business ventures