Diploma of Beauty Therapy

Get the practical skills and in-depth knowledge you need to become a professional beauty therapist or salon manager with Open Colleges' comprehensive Diploma of Beauty Therapy.

Designed to take you from beginner to expert, the Diploma will teach you:

  • How to provide high-quality facials, massages, body treatments, nail services and waxing.

  • The biology of skin and the science of how products and ingredients work.

  • How to work in a salon environment.

  • Customer service skills and how to individualise treatment plans.

  • Advanced techniques such as microdermabrasion.

  • The art of creating relaxing spa experiences with techniques including aromatherapy and Indian head massage.

Delivered online, the Diploma lets you fit study around your life, while its work placement lets you gain face-to-face experience in a salon environment.

You will also enjoy more than $1,900.00 worth of bonus items, including beauty kits packed with products from high quality brands such as Caronlab Australia, Kryolan Professional Make-up, Hawley International, Fleur de Mer and more!

Course details

  • Course duration:

    Maximum 18 months

  • Qualification:

    SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy

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  • Delivery method:

    Online with Work Placement

  • Awarded by:

    Open Colleges (Provider number: 90796)

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