Diploma of Beauty Therapy SHB50115

 Diploma of Beauty Therapy SHB50115

Provider LAF College of Vocational Education

RTO 22267

Delivery Mode Students will have a face to face learning commitment of 17 hours and 3 hours self-study per week.
Course Duration Total duration:  64.5 weeks /16.1 months

Holiday breaks:  6 weeks

Nominal hours:  1,288

Course Structure and Units The SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy requires the completion of 25 units which are made up of 13 core units and 12 elective units.

Unit Code Unit Name  Core/elective Nominal hours
SHBBMUP002 Design and apply make-up Core 45
SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment Core 45
SHBBNLS001 Provide manicure and pedicare services Core 50
SHBBHRS001 Provide waxing services Core 85
SHBBFAS001 Provide lash and brow services Core 15
SHBBFAS002 Provide facial treatments & skin care  recommendations Core 120
SHBXWHS001 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices Core 40
SHBBRES001 Research and apply beauty industry information Core 20
SHBBBOS002 Provide body massage Core 120
SHBBBOS003 Provide body treatments Core 120
SHBXCCS001 Conduct salon financial transactions Core 25
SHBXCCS002 Provide salon services to clients Core 40
SHBBFAS003 Provide specialised facial treatments Core 115
SHBBBOS004 Provide aromatherapy massage Elective 40
SHBBBOS005 Use reflexology relaxation techniques in  beauty treatments Elective 30
SHBBCCS002 Prepare personalise aromatic plant oil  blends for beauty treatments Elective 35
SHBBSPA003 Provide stone therapy massage Elective 25
SHBBSPA004 Provide Indian head massage for relaxation Elective 23
BSBSMB304 Determine resource requirements for the micro business Elective 30
BSBSMB404 Undertake small business planning Elective 50
BSBSMB403 Market the small business Elective 50
BSBSMB405 Monitor and manage small business operations Elective 45
BSBSMB406 Manage small business finances Elective 60
SHBBMUP004 Design and apply remedial camouflage make up Elective 30
SHBBMUP001 Apply eyelash extension Elective 30


Entry requirements The level entry requirement for this qualification is 5.5 English bands or has an adequate LLN skill level.
Re-Training review All students must participate in a pre-training review. This process will determine the appropriacy of the chosen training option, and identify any special needs. Should the College require further determination of language, literacy and numeracy skills, the student may need to complete a foundation skills test, so that additional support can be offered.
Course Outcomes This course is suitable for a person who wants to learn the skills of a beautician and provide a range of specialist beauty services including skin biology, skin care products, facials, body treatments, massage, makeup, waxing, manicure and pedicures, applying acrylic or gel nail enhancement and applying art.  This includes the knowledge of beauty, advanced facial techniques, communication and retail skills.

Training Arrangements
The program is delivered at LAF’s College of Vocational Education training centre and includes practical workshops in a fully operational beauty salon.  The training consists of a combination of trainer-led theory classes and practical activities.  Students will also have the opportunity to provide beauty services to clients.
Classes Classes will start at 9 am and complete at 4 pm.

Classes will be for 2.5 days and 3 hours self-study per week

Additional Support LAF has policies that include reasonable adjustment and access and equity principles.

Reasonable adjustment at LAF is designed to ensure that a student is not presented with unnecessary barriers to demonstrating achievement in the program of study.  Reasonable adjustments may include the use of additional educational support and alternative methods of assessment such as oral assessment.

LAF also offers its students the opportunity to participate in small group bi-lingual (Vietnamese) classes in various aspects of specialist beauty services.

Students with disabilities are encouraged to enrol in this course and will be appropriately supported.

Assessment Arrangements Assessment will include the following;

·         Observation of practical activities

·         Written and oral questions

·         Portfolio of evidence

Skills Recognition Students may apply for recognition of existing qualifications or skills, knowledge and experience (credit transfer or recognition of prior learning) as per LAF College skills recognition policies and procedures.

Contact the Campus Manager to discuss our skills recognition program.

Campus Manager

Phone:  (03) 9311 1586

Education Pathways Students who complete this course may wish to further their study in can enrol in to the Bachelor of Health science or Vocational Graduate Certificate in Intense Pulsed Light and Laser Hair Reduction.
Costs Domestic Funded students:

Tuition fees:  $210.00 (Please see “Course fee” for detail)

Equipment fees:  $950.00 for a beautician kit or a student can purchase their own equipment.  LAF College of Vocational Education will provide students with a list of equipment to purchase.

No administration fee.

How to Enrol/ Apply This course is available by direct entry by speaking to the Campus Manager at the College’s Head Office.
Student Orientation Students will participate in an orientation program which will go for 1 day starting at 9 am and finish at 4 pm.  This orientation program is compulsory for all students.
Contact Details LAF College of Vocational Education

Head office:  15 Sun Crescent, Sunshine, Victoria 3020

Beauty department:  Sun Crescent Campus, 27 Sun Crescent, Sunshine, Victoria 3020

Campus Manager

Phone:  (03) 9311 1586