It contains 29 units of competency (20 core and 9 elective)
Unit Code Unit Name
SHBXCCS007 Conduct salon financial transactions
SHBXCCS008 Provide salon services to clients
SHBXWHS003 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices
SHBXIND003 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
SIRXSLS001 Sell to the retail customer
SHBBNLS011 Use electric file equipment for nail services
SHBBNLS007 Provide manicure and pedicare services
SHBBRES003 Research and apply beauty industry information
SHBBSSC001 Incorporate knowledge of skin structure and functions into beauty therapy
SHBBSSC002 Incorporate knowledge of body structures and functions into beauty therapy
SHBBFAS004 Provide lash and brow services
SIRXOSM002 Maintain ethical and professional standards when using social media and online platforms
SHBBBOS008 Provide body massages
SHBBMUP009 Design and apply make-up
SHBBHRS010 Provide waxing services
SHBXCCS006 Promote healthy nutritional options in a beauty therapy context
SHBBFAS005 Provide facial treatments and skin care recommendations
SHBBFAS006 Provide specialised facial treatments
SHBBCCS005 Advise on beauty products and services
SHBXCCS005 Maintain health and wellbeing in a personal services setting
SHBBBOS007 Apply cosmetic tanning products
SHBBINF002 Maintain infection control standards
SHBBBOS009 Provide aromatherapy massages
SHBBBOS010 Use reflexology relaxation techniques in beauty treatments
SHBBSPA007 Provide stone therapy massages
SHBBMUP008 Apply eyelash extensions
SHBBNLS008 Apply gel and dip powder nail enhancements
SHBBNLS010 Apply nail art
SHBBNLS009 Apply acrylic nail enhancements
BSBESB401 Research and develop business plans
BSBESB404 Market new business ventures
BSBESB407 Manage finances for new business ventures
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.
GRADUATE CAREER PATH
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
Successful completion of Year 12 or equivalent;
AND ONE OF BELLOW ENGLISH EVIDENCE:
Academic IELTS 5.5 overall, no less than 5.0 in each band,
Upper intermediate or EAP from approved ELICOS/ESL centre
Evidence of successful completion of a VET course at Certificate IV or above level in Australia.
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.
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.
RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING (RPL) AND CREDIT TRANSFER
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.
COLLEGE LOCATION AND FACILITIES
Th 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.