Diploma of Beauty Therapy

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Demi International
  • Awarded by

    Demi International (RTO: 32542)

  • Qualification


  • Study Mode

    On campus

  • Payment Options

    Payment planQLD Certificate 3 Guarantee SubsidyQLD Higher Level Skills FundingUpfront payment

  • Duration

    12 months full-time or 18 months part-time

  • Start Date

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  • Location


  • Course Fee

    Price may vary

  • Career Outcomes

    Beautician | Make-up Artist | Nail Technician | Beauty Therapist | View all

This course meets the Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

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  • In a Nutshell

    NOTE: Demi International has multiple campuses in Queensland only, so to do this course, you need to be able to attend one of these campuses.

    The Demi International SHB50121 Diploma of Beauty Therapy qualification is an excellent opportunity for students who are passionate about pursuing a career in the beauty industry. This course is highly regarded both nationally and internationally and provides students with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in the field.

    You will master the essential beauty therapy skills such as specialised facial treatments and advanced skincare, foundation waxing, nail, lash and brow treatments, makeup design and application as well as all about salon services including safety, hygiene and marketing.

    The course also includes practical experience in student clinics located at each campus, providing hands-on experience in a real-world salon setting. Demi International takes pride in seeing their graduates succeed and has partnered with a top Laser, Skin & Body clinic to provide students with employment opportunities and help accelerate their careers. With the Demi International Diploma of Beauty Therapy, students can be confident in their ability to thrive in the beauty industry.

    The course involves 52 weeks of full time study (4 x 10 week terms), with campus attendance required two days per week.

  • What You'll Need to Get In

    The student must be 15 years and over and display the required level of competence Demi International reasonably believes is required for the level of study.

    Year 12 Senior Secondary Certificate of Education or provide successful completion of an AQF Certificate IV or higher qualification (where the language of instruction is English) or both: The student is to be assessed as competent at or above Exit Level 3 in an Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) Literacy and Numeracy Exam.

  • Subject Breakdown

    While completing the SHB50121 Diploma of Beauty Therapy qualification from Demi International, you may study the following subjects:

    Salon Services

    • SHBBCCS005 – Advise on beauty products and services
    • SHBXCCS008 – Provide salon service to clients
    • SHBXWHS003 – Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices
    • SHBBINF002 – Maintain infection control standards
    • HLTINF005 – Maintain infection prevention for skin penetration treatments
    • SHBBRES003 – Research and apply beauty industry information
    • SHBXCCS007 – Conduct salon financial transactions
    • SHBXIND003 – Comply with organisation requirements within a personal services environment
    • SIRXSLS001 – Sell to the retail customer


    • SHBBFAS005 – Provide facial treatments and skincare recommendations
    • SHBBFAS006 – Provide specialised facial treatments
    • SHBBSKS009 – Provide micro-dermabrasion treatments

    Beauty Foundations

    • SHBBFAS004 – Provide lash and brow services
    • SHBBHRS010 – Provide waxing services
    • SHBBHRS011 – Provide female intimate waxing services
    • SHBBNLS007 – Provide manicure and pedicare services
    • SHBBNLS011 – Use electric nail file equipment for nail services

    Body and spa treatments

    • SHBBBOS008 – Provide body massages
    • SHBBSPA007 – Provide stone therapy massages
    • SHBBSPA008 – Provide Indian head massages for relaxation
    • SHBBBOS009 – Provide aromatherapy massages
    • SHBBBOS010 – Use reflexology relaxation techniques in beauty treatments

    Health, anatomy and physiology

    • 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 environment
    • SHBXCCS006 – Promote healthy nutritional options in a beauty therapy context

    Makeup and marketing

    • SHBBMUP009 – Design and apply make-up 
    • SHBBMUP010 – Design and apply make-up for photography
    • SIRXOSM002 – Maintain ethical and professional standards when using social media and online platforms
  • Why Demi International?

    Award winning education! Demi International is the State Winner for Small Training Provider of the Year 2023 in the Annual Queensland Training Awards.

    Demi International (RTO: 32542) is a government-registered vocational education and training institution that provides a range of courses in the beauty, makeup, and massage therapy fields.

    Demi International has successfully been training industry ready graduates for over a decade, with a 97% success rate.

    Their courses are designed to provide students with the practical skills and knowledge required to succeed in their chosen profession. They offer both full-time and part-time courses and have multiple campuses located in Queensland, Australia.
    Demi International's courses are taught by industry professionals with extensive experience in their respective fields, and they use state-of-the-art facilities and equipment to ensure students receive the best possible

    Demi International's courses are taught by industry professionals with extensive experience in their respective fields, and they use state-of-the-art facilities and equipment to ensure students receive the best possible training. Additional product training in partnership with professional, industry leading brands is provided to students.

    Graduates have access to Demi International's very own Jobs Board, giving their students access to placement into local industry employment opportunities through their partners

  • Campus locations

    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).

  • Where will this course take you?

    On completion of this course, you will receive a nationally recognised and highly regarded SHB50121 Diploma of Beauty Therapy qualification from Demi International. You will have gained all the skills and knowledge, as well as practical experience, to confidently step into one of thousands of industry roles available nationally.

  • Career Outcomes

  • Let's talk price

    Total fee for this course is $20,067*. Students will also need to pay a $250 enrolment fee.

    QLD residents may be eligible to receive government funding under the QLD government's Certificate 3 Guarantee or the Higher Level Skills Program. Enquire to check if you qualify.

    Or you may be eligible for:

    VET Student Loans

    VET Student Loans is a scheme provided by the Australian Government to enable eligible students the opportunity to apply for a loan in order to help pay some or all of a student's tuition fees - please enquire to see if you're eligible.

    If you're not eligible for a VSL, Demi International offers a range of payment easy plans - enquire and get all the details.

    *Fee information is correct at time of publication. All fees are subject to change at any time. Various factors can affect a fee change. Please enquire for the latest fee information.

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