SHB50121 - Diploma of Beauty Therapy

Progress your skills and knowledge in the beauty industry through a Diploma of Beauty Therapy! Gain a more advanced skillset and deepen your understanding of beauty concepts, services, and treatments as part of this training package.

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government. Eligibility criteria applies.

We are currently accepting waitlist registrations for this course. Please see below to view full course details and to join the waitlist.

As part of this course studies, students will complete the following units of competency:

  • SHBBBOS008 Provide body massages
  • SHBBCCS005 Advise on beauty products and services
  • SHBBFAS004 Provide lash and brow services
  • SHBBFAS005 Provide facial treatments and skin care recommendations recommendations 
  • SHBBFAS006 Provide specialised facial treatments
  • SHBBHRS010 Provide waxing services
  • SHBBMUP009 Design and apply make-up
  • SHBBNLS007 Provide manicure and pedicare services
  • SHBBNLS011 Use electric file equipment for nail 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
  • SHBXCCS005 Maintain health and wellbeing in a personal services setting
  • SHBXCCS006 Promote healthy nutritional options in a beauty therapy context
  • SHBXCCS007 Conduct salon financial transactions
  • SHBXCCS008 Provide salon services to clients
  • SHBXIND003 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services
  • SHBXWHS003 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices
  • SIRXOSM002 Maintain ethical and professional standards when using social media and online
  • SIRXSLS001 Sell to the retail customer
  • SHBBINF002 Maintain infection control standards
  • SHBBBOS010 Use reflexology relaxation techniques in beauty treatments
  • SHBBSKS009 Provide micro-dermabrasion treatments
  • SHBBBOS009 Provide aromatherapy massages
  • SHBBSPA005 Work in a spa therapies framework
  • SHBBSPA006 Provide spa therapies
  • SHBBSPA007 Provide stone therapy massages
  • SHBBSPA008 Provide Indian head massages for relaxation
  • SIRXOSM003 Use social media and online tools

Central Coast Community College

To be eligible to undertake this course, students must:

  • have completed Year 10 (or equivalent, i.e. Certificate II qualification); or
  • be 16 or older; or
  • have relevant experience and/or qualifications that indicate likely success in completing the course

All students wishing to enrol in this course are required to complete an LLN assessment before attending an information session at the Ourimbah campus. This will be facilitated by the Central Coast Community College.

Enrolment information sessions are held prior to course commencement for Student Services and Training staff to assess your application and deem you a suitable fit for enrolment into the training program.

Students must attend one of these sessions to enrol in the course.

Upcoming Enrolment Information Sessions:

  • Dates will be listed here when courses are scheduled.


  • Student Beauty Salon - Central Coast Community College, Ourimbah Campus

Required documentation:

Students must ensure they bring the following documentation to the information session so that we are able to give you an accurate finalised quotation.

  • Medicare card
  • ID - Drivers Licence / Proof of Age card
  • Concession - Centrelink card
  • Credit Transfer / Recognition of Prior Learning evidence (if applicable)

Please note - students who identify as having a disability and who are not currently in receipt of the Disability Support Pension (DSP) are required to bring documentary evidence from a verified professional and/or job provider supporting this.

Failure to supply this documentation on the information day, will result in the College being unable to provide you with a finalised quotation and a secure position within this course.

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government. Eligibility criteria applies.

If you are not eligible for a fully funded placement, course fees are as follows:

  • First Qualification - $3,750
  • Second Qualification - $4,230

A student who falls into one of the below categories will qualify for fee-free training:

  • Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person
  • person with a disability
  • dependant child, spouse or partner of a recipient of a Disability Support Pension
  • Refugee or Asylum Seeker (and eligible partners) – for training up to and including Certificate IV
  • recipient of a Fee-Free Scholarship – for training up to and including Certificate IV

Under the Skilling for Recovery Initiative, students who meet the eligibility criteria will also be eligible for fee-free training. For more information on eligibility for fee-free training, please refer to page 30 of the Smart and Skilled Fee Administration Policy.

This course is valued at $14,180 for students who are ineligible for government funding.

Training for this course will be delivered face to face at our Ourimbah Campus.


  • Dates will be listed here when courses are scheduled.

Additional Requirements:

Students will need access to a computer or laptop with internet connectivity. Your device must also have camera and microphone capability.

Students must attend an Enrolment Information Session for this course, which will be held in the lead up to course commencement.

Further study options:

  • Diploma of Salon Management
  • Advanced Diploma of Intense Pulsed Light and Laser for Hair Reduction

Career prospects:

  • Beautician
  • Beauty Consultant
  • Cosmetic Retail Consultant
  • Freelance Beauty Worker

Please note that students are required to attend an Enrolment Information Session to undertake this course. If you are unable to attend one of the scheduled sessions please contact the College on 02 4348 4300 to schedule an appointment.

Take the next step toward your beauty career - join the waitlist for future courses now!

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