Open Colleges

Diploma of Beauty Therapy

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Open Colleges

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Typology Course
Methodology Online
Duration 18 Months
Start Different dates available
  • Course
  • Online
  • Duration:
    18 Months
  • Start:
    Different dates available

Get qualified as an expert Beauty Therapist, sought-after by both clients and salons, or gain the skills to run your own salon with this nationally recognised qualification.
With the SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy you will learn to perform the full range of beauty therapies ranging from facials, manicures, pedicures, and waxing, to spa experiences like Indian head massage, and more in-demand, advanced treatments like microdermabrasion.
You will also gain the skills to manage financial transactions, develop effective work habits, work within organisational requirements, maintain a professional appearance and support a team.
This Diploma offers the best of both worlds: it combines the flexibility of online study, with the practical experience of 155 hours of work placement in a beauty salon setting of your choosing, where you can put what you learn into practice.
Studying online with Open Colleges means you can fit learning around your life. There are no classrooms and no deadlines. You simply study when you want, at a pace that suits your life, and on any device you like (smartphone, tablet, laptop or desktop computer).
This course involves work placement that currently needs to be undertaken in Australia. More information available in our FAQs

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Included materials
Manicure and pedicure kit (valued at $310) | Module 2
Eyelash extensions kit (valued at $250) | Module 4
Waxing and tinting kit (valued at $260) | Module 5
Makeup kit and facial kits (valued at $1,069) | Module 8
Body treatment kits (valued at $109) | Module 12


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Reviews on this course

Umm Kulthum Fatima
4.5 12/02/2018
What I would highlight: I really enjoyed learning here online through Open Colleges. The layout very simple. Teachers are pretty responsive and willing to help. 100% recommend studying with Open Colleges.
What could be improved: Nothing
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)
4.5 16/12/2017
What I would highlight: A very positive experience with open colleges has been a very positive one. The support from the teachers and student service has been great.
What could be improved: .
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)
3.5 17/10/2017
What I would highlight: Very understandable experience from start to finish. Good feedback from my assessors with relevant recommendations. When I needed student support they were there.
What could be improved: .
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)
4.5 10/10/2017
What I would highlight: Open Colleges Open space is easy to use and follow. The course is challenging and informative. The tutors could reply quicker but when they do they give good honest feedback and assistance.
What could be improved: Nothing
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)
4.5 10/05/2017
What I would highlight: Open Colleges complemented my busy life, being a working mum I could just chip away at it. Support was ok, it did take 2/3 days for support services to get back to me, it does state that though.
What could be improved: .
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)
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What you'll learn on the course

Financial Training

Course programme

  • Apply cosmetic tanning products
Hygienic manicure and pedicure treatments
  • Provide manicure and pedicare services
  • Maintain Infection Control Standards
  • Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices
Knowing your industry
  • Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
  • Research and apply beauty industry information
  • Apply eyelash extensions
  • Provide salon services to clients
  • Conduct salon financial transactions
Waxing and tinting
  • Provide waxing services
  • Provide lash and brow services
Know the body (massage and body treatments)
  • Provide body massage
  • Provide body treatments
Detoxifying massage
  • Provide superficial lymph massage treatments
Best face forward
  • Design and apply make-up
  • Design and apply remedial camouflage make-up
Promoting skin health
  • Provide facial treatments and skin care recommendations
Female intimate waxing
  • Provide female intimate waxing services
Relaxation massage treatments
  • Provide aromatherapy massage
  • Prepare personalised aromatic plant oil blends for beauty treatments
Become a skin specialist
  • Provide specialised facial treatments
  • Provide micro-dermabrasion treatments
Ayurvedic massage techniques
  • Use reflexology relaxation techniques in beauty treatments
  • Provide Indian head massages for relaxation
Stone therapies massage
  • Provide stone therapy massages

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