YES College

RTO Code: 0249 | CRICOS Provider Code: 03282E | Level 3, 106 Church Street, Parramatta NSW, 2150
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Diploma of Beauty Therapy


Code and Name

SHB50121 Diploma of Beauty Therapy

CRICOS Course Code



Course not currently offered at this Campus.


· Local

· International

Course Duration and Terms

· 52 weeks (42 academic weeks + 10 weeks holiday)


Term 1 = 12 academic weeks

Term 2 = 10 academic weeks

Term 3 = 10 academic weeks

Term 4 = 10 academic weeks

Scheduled Contact Hours and Timetable

20 hours per week for 42 weeks.

Class timetables may be from 7am to 10pm Monday to Sunday, subject to availability.

Additionally, students are expected to spend at least 10 hours of individual study per week on research, learning activities and assessment activities utilising the facilities and resources available at YES College.                                                                                                   

Please note: Timetables are subject to change at the discretion of YES College.

Delivery Mode

· Face to Face

· Online

Entry Requirements

· Higher School Certificate or equivalent; or

· AQF Certificate IV level qualification or equivalent or higher; or

· Language, Literacy and Numeracy test conducted at YES College.

Please note: 

· VET Student Loan (VSL) Students and International Students have additional entry requirements which are specified in the course brochure. 


· SHB60118 Advanced Diploma of Intense Pulsed Light and Laser for Hair Reduction.

· Employment as a Beauty Therapist or Beauty Salon Manager.

Intake Dates

For course intake dates, click here.

Payment Options

· Full-Fee

· VET Student Loans

Please note:

· For VSL total tuition fees and unit of study fees, click here.

· VET student loans will not be approved for students who do not meet eligibility requirements.

· A VET student loan gives rise to a VETSL debt that continues to be a debt due to the Commonwealth until it is repaid.

This course is for people desiring to work as Beauty Therapists, Salon Managers or other positions within the wider area of the beauty industry. Students of the course will learn a broad range of beauty therapist treatments and services including facial treatments, body massage and treatments, lash and brow treatments, nail and make-up services.

This course has 29 units of competency, which includes 20 core units and 9 elective units. Learners must complete all 29 units to complete this course.


Core Units of Competency
Unit Code Unit Name
SHBBSSC001 Incorporate knowledge of skin structure and functions into beauty therapy
SHBBSSC002 Incorporate knowledge of body structures and functions into beauty therapy
SHBBRES003 Research and apply beauty industry information
SHBXCCS007 Conduct salon financial transactions
SHBXCCS008 Provide salon services to clients
SHBXIND003 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
SHBXCCS005 Maintain health and wellbeing in a personal service setting
SIRXOSM002 Maintain ethical and professional standards when using social media and online platforms
SHBXWHS003 Apply safe hygiene, health, and work practices
SIRXSLS001 Sell to the retail customer
SHBBFAS005 Provide facial treatments and skin care recommendations
SHBBFAS006 Provide specialised facial treatments
SHBBMUP009 Design and apply make-up
SHBBCCS005 Advise on beauty products and services
SHBBNLS011 Use electric file equipment for nail services
SHBBNLS007 Provide manicure and pedicare services
SHBBFAS004 Provide lash and brow services
SHBBHRS010 Provide waxing services
SHBXCCS006 Promote healthy nutritional options in a beauty therapy context
SHBBBOS008 Provide body massages


Elective Units of Competency
Unit Code Unit Name
SHBBSPA005 Work in a spa therapies framework
SHBBSPA006 Provide spa therapies
SHBBINF002 Maintain infection control standards
SHBBSKS009 Provide micro-dermabrasion treatments
SHBBHRS011 Provide female intimate waxing services
SHBBBOS009 Provide aromatherapy massages
SHBBCCS006 Prepare personalised aromatic plant oil blends for beauty treatments
SHBBSPA007 Provide stone therapy massages
SHBBBOS010 Use reflexology relaxation techniques in beauty treatments


Learners that successfully complete this course will be issued with an Australian Nationally Recognised qualification:

  • SHB50121 Diploma of Beauty Therapy

Academic Pathways

On completion of this qualification, graduates may undertake a range of other qualifications from the SHB Hairdressing and Beauty Services Training Package to further enhance their career opportunities such as SHB60118 Advanced Diploma of Intense Pulsed Light and Laser for Hair Reduction.

Employment Pathways

Graduates may also seek employment working in a beauty salon, hairdressing salon, day spa, health retreat, cruise ship, resort and skin clinic as a beauty therapist. Graduates may also decide to open up their own home/mobile business and with relevant experience may be able to obtain a position as a Beauty Salon Manager.

Next Intake

This course is currently not offered at this Campus.

Why Choose Us?

Our courses are driven by industry

Our Trainers are experts in their field

We are one of Australia’s longest running Registered Training Organisations (RTO Code: 0249)

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Employment Pathways

Graduates of this course can seek employment as a Beauty Therapist and Beauty Salon Manager.

This course is Nationally Recognised in Australia and is recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.

Want to know more?

YES College is one of Australia’s longest operating Registered Training Organisations (RTO Code: 0249). We focus on the student experience, ensuring to create a positive learning environment, conducive for learning. Our courses are driven by industry to make sure our graduates are job ready. These fundamentals, along with our expert Trainers and purpose built facilities have been the building blocks to our long term success.

Take the first step towards your new Career

and talk to one of our Course Admissions Officers today!

Phone: 02 9635 0652


Level 3, 106 Church Street, Parramatta NSW Australia 2150.