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Beauty Therapy
Diploma in Beauty - Full Course


TAFE NSW Course Number: 18934
National Course Code: SIB50110
Training Package: SIB10 Beauty
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Course description

In our Diploma of Beauty Therapy course you will learn the skills to apply advanced beauty therapy treatments, including aesthetic aromatherapy, use of essential oils, epilation and make-up for photography. You may choose from electives in the specialist beauty workplace training and assessment or small business management areas.

You must complete all 22 core units plus eleven (11) elective units of competency to receive the qualification.

People considering enrolment in beauty courses need to be aware that skills development will require students to practise on each other and that industry dress codes will apply. This will necessarily involve touch but will always be practised and applied in accordance with industry codes of practice and ethics.

Details will be provided to intending students during pre-enrolment information sessions or to enrolled students by the teacher.

We highly recommend you complete a personalised career and study profile to confirm this course is right for you, you will find the Career Voyage link below.

What are the entry requirements? (including Recognition of Prior Learning)

There are no formal educational requirements for this course.

Credit (or recognition) for modules/units may be granted based on previous learning, studies, work and/or life experiences. Please discuss this with the teaching section when you enrol.

Under 17 and wanting to leave school? read more

What kind of work could I do?

Beauty therapist with specialist skills, beauty trainer, beauty salon manager.

What further study is available once I finish this course?

You may be eligible for advanced standing in this course, depending on your previous workplace training and assessment and units of competency completed in other small business management courses. You may gain entry into the Vocational Graduate Certificate in Intense Pulsed light and Laser Hair reduction.

Pathway to university or higher education read more

What are the units I am required to complete?
SIBBBOS401A Perform body massage
SIBBBOS402A Provide body treatments
SIBBCCS301A Apply the principles of skin biology to beauty treatments
SIBBCCS302A Advise on beauty services
SIBBCCS403A Recognise body structures and systems in a beauty therapy context
SIBBCCS404A Work in a skin therapies framework
SIBBCCS405A Develop treatment plans
SIBBCCS406A Use electricity in beauty therapy treatments
SIBBCCS407A Interpret the chemical composition and physical actions of cosmetic products
SIBBCCS408A Promote healthy nutritional options in a beauty therapy context
SIBBFAS302A Provide lash and brow treatments
SIBBFAS404A Provide facial treatments
SIBBFAS405A Provide advanced facial treatments
SIBBHRS301A Perform waxing treatments
SIBBNLS201A Work in a nail services framework
SIBBNLS202A Provide manicure and pedicare services
SIBXCCS201A Conduct financial transactions
SIBXCCS202A Provide service to clients
SIBXFAS201A Design and apply make-up
SIRXCOM001A Communicate in the workplace
SIRXIND001A Work effectively in a retail environment
SIRXOHS001A Apply safe working practices
BSBSUS201A Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
HLTIN402B Maintain infection control standards in office practice settings
SIBBBOS506A Use reflexology relaxation techniques in beauty treatments
SIBBHRS502A Perform female intimate waxing treatments
SIBBSKS506A Apply micro-dermabrasion to improve skin appearance
SIBBSPA501A Work in a spa therapies framework
SIBBSPA502A Plan spa programs
SIBBSPA503A Provide spa therapies
SIBBSPA504A Provide stone therapy massage
SIBBSPA505A Provide Indian head massage for relaxation
SIBXRES501A Investigate new products and services

This is an accredited AQF qualification offered under VET FEE Help conditions. Participants will need to wear black pants, shirts and fully enclosed leather shoes to class to meet OHS requirements of the industry.

The above list includes units being offered at this campus and that are required to complete this qualification. Other colleges may offer different elective options. For some courses the electives will not be listed however they will be discussed during your first class. Please see www.tafensw.edu.au for the full list of elective units available within this course.

How much is the course?


Important information for 2015

From 2014 there will be a staged implementation of Smart and Skilled, including the introduction of an entitlement to government subsidised training from 1 January 2015. For more information on Smart and Skilled and how it may affect the fees you pay in 2015, please visit www.training.nsw.gov.au/smartandskilled/index.html.


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How do I enrol?

Register online by clicking the link for your preferred study option, as listed below. Alternatively you can contact the College on 131870 to Register over the phone or in person at the college during business hours, Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm. Once you have registered you are required to attend an information session to be held on Tuesday, 10th June 2014 at 10am in Building L, Rm L.1.01

Want to get started?

Enrolling in the Beauty Therapy Diploma - Diploma in Beauty - Full Course couldn't be simpler. Choose from the dates below.

Course Commences
Monday 14 July 2014 apply online

If you are unable to apply online please call 131 870 for assistance.

What is the proposed timetable?

21 hours per week x 2 Semesters

Classes will be offered on a part time basis over 1 year (approx 21 hours per week). Timetables will be confirmed at the information session to be held on Tuesday 10th June 2014 at 10am in Building L, Rm L.1.01

I would like to talk to someone before I enrol

Rachael Hanlon email rachael.hanlon@tafensw.edu.au (02) 9208 6244

We are committed to enhancing all students' prospects to reach their potential and achieve a positive future. We recognise that for some students additional support services are fundamental to ensure success. We have the following expert support services available at each College which you may access by calling 131870 to make an appointment: Counselling and Career Development, Disability, Aboriginal, Multicultural, Outreach, Adult Basic Education and Open Learning Centre Support Services.

Need help deciding?

Our free online career and study planning tool can help.

You will receive a personalised career and study profile based on your responses. If you would like to discuss your results in person, please contact our Counselling and Career Development Unit by calling 131 870 to make an appointment. To get started click the link below:

Registration Information & Conditions

Course Commencement and Confirmation

  • Courses will commence subject to a sufficient number of participants.
  • Course fees must be paid prior to course commencement. For courses where VET FEE-HELP is available please see the VET FEE-HELP page for enrolment conditions.
  • When there is only one date for a course, additional courses may be offered where there is a demand. You can register your interest in attending the course by contacting the relevant college.
  • Courses may also be delivered on demand.


No Concessions are available on WSI PLUS courses.

Recognition of Prior Learning

All students in TAFE NSW are entitled to apply for recognition in the course or qualification in which they are currently enrolled.

Refunds and Cancellations

Refund and cancellation conditions vary depending on the course you are enrolled in. For full details on refunds and cancellations please see Withdrawing and Refunds.

* Temporary visa holders and international students – specific conditions apply. For further information, please contact the college.

About WSI PLUS Courses

WSI Plus courses are run on a commercial basis and are specially designed to meet your immediate training needs. They are competitively priced to ensure that you get top quality training for a reasonable investment.

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