Start your career in the beauty and spa industry with the high-quality, practical Diploma of Beauty and Spa Practice from Torrens University Australia.
With a strong focus on delivering professional practical training, this course will equip you with both the theoretical knowledge and the technical abilities to start a rewarding career.
You'll learn a range of client treatments including waxing, tinting, makeup, manicures, pedicures, spa therapy, aromatherapy and massage. Run by industry professionals, this course also teaches the interpersonal skills required to consult with a client on treatments, including the ability to tailor recommendations for products and equipment and make treatment variations based on clients' individual needs, and offers a strong theoretical context of the physiology and anatomy of treatments.
In addition to developing strong foundational knowledge, you'll also have significant opportunity to develop professional experience. Torrens University Australia's spa enables students to experience the day-to-day running of a beauty and spa environment, and practical learning is designed to maximise collaboration and engagement.
In order to succeed in your studies, each subject in this course requires a combination of 120 hours of structured and self-directed learning, which equates to about 10 hours a week over 12-week trimesters.
Assessments for this course may take a variety of forms, including:
• Practical assessment
• Participation in clinics
• Industry placement reports
• Case studies
• Online tests and quizzes
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To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
All students are also required to demonstrate sufficient competency in English.
In this beauty course, the subjects you may study include:
• Beauty and spa practice 1
• Beauty and spa practice 2
• Aesthetic electrotherapy 1
• Aesthetic practice with technology 1
• Manual aesthetic techniques
• Foundations of aesthetics
• Professional clinic practice 1
Torrens Dynamic Online Learning mode means you can study at your own pace. By providing you with on-demand access to course materials and content, you can study when you want, where you want.
Torrens also runs Touch-Point weekend sessions that allow you to hear from industry professionals, chat to lecturers and expand your network.
Torrens students will also have access to Torrens Success Coaches, who will help you align your strengths and learning with your goals. From the moment you are admitted to your course, a Success Coach will be available to help you successfully navigate the educational landscape and build your personal and professional skills.
This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:
You can also choose to study this course online with some on-campus components (blended learning).
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Diploma of Beauty and Spa Practice from Torrens University Australia.
You will enjoy a wide range of employment opportunities after graduation in the spa and beauty industry, in roles including working as a manager of a spa or salon or in another leadership role.
Wondering where a career in beauty therapy could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
Eligible students can apply for the Australian government's FEE-HELP loan to cover the upfront costs of all or part of your fees.
Torrens also offers a number of scholarships to successful applicants, including the Vice Chancellor Scholarship and the Regional/Remote Access and Indigenous Access Scholarship.
This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).
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