Diploma of Beauty Therapy
Gain high-level skills and become a trusted beauty expert with a Diploma of Beauty Therapy at Victoria University Polytechnic.
This course will further advance your beauty therapy skills and prepare you for management positions in salons and spas. You will be ready to work in-house or as an independent freelance professional.
We’ll ensure you know the theory and science behind treatments and equip you with knowledge of the most up-to-date beauty techniques. The course includes a practical placement in a salon of your choice where you can gain confidence and face-to-face experience.
This course provides training in basic and advanced beauty therapy techniques and services including:
lash and brow treatments
manicures and pedicures
body massage and treatments
advice on and selling of retail skin care and cosmetic products.
You’ll also learn valuable and transferable business and management skills.
Our City King Campus is close to Southern Cross Station(external link) - Melbourne's major railway station and transport hub. This campus offers mostly TAFE courses through Victoria Polytechnic(external link), including courses in massage, beauty, dermal therapies and hairdressing. It also has massage, beauty and dermal clinics open to the public, and a hairdressing salon.
Application Processing Time in Days: 20
Minimum English Language Requirements
|English Level Description||IELTS (1.0 -9.0)||TOEFL IBT (0-120)||TOEFL CBT (0-300)||PTE (10-90)|
|Extremely Limited||< 4||< 31||< 93||< 30|
Job Opportunity Potential
The beauty, massage and make-up industry is growing. The Diploma of Beauty Therapy is the highest level of qualification in the beauty industry. Job prospects are good, with employment for beauty therapists expected to grow (JobOutlook(external link)).
As a qualified beauty therapist, you could find employment in spas and salons here or overseas. This qualification prepares you to manage your own beauty salon and employ staff. You could also work from home as a freelance beauty consultant.
Potential career options include:
- salon beauty therapist
- salon manager / owner
- department store / pharmacy cosmetic consultant
- spa therapist
- health spa / resort manager
- spa therapist on a cruise ship
- beauty consultant for international cosmetic companies
- freelance therapist / beauty consultant
- cosmetic or beauty equipment sales representative
- beauty editor/ journalist
- beauty educator.
Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria
- Completion of an Australian Year 12 or equivalent.
ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS
- IELTS: Overall score of 5.5 (no band less than 5.0).
- Course Code: 089066B
- Course Type: Full Time
- Course Level: Under Graduate Diploma or Certificate
- Duration: 01 Year
Total Tuition Fee:
Annual Cost of Living: 21041 AUD
Application Fee: N/A