Beauty Therapy Courses

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Beauty Therapy Courses

Turn your dreams of entering the beauty industry into a reality with accredited beauty therapy courses that can get you a spot in a salon behind or in front of the client's chair. These beauty therapy courses accommodate a range of experience levels and include everything from short courses through to diploma qualifications and more. Find a learning pathway that suits and turn your passion for hair, nails and beauty into a profession.

A fun and popular industry for people who love interaction, the field of beauty is full of great careers. Whether you're looking for your first job or want to add to your own skill set, you can find certificates and diplomas that train you in waxing, make-up application, nail work and other beauty services. Upon completion, you'll be ready for roles including nail technician, cosmetic assistant, beautician, make-up artist and beauty therapist. Depending on location and salon, these jobs can come with average weekly salaries of $960-$1,055.

Find a gorgeous new career with these nationally accredited beauty training courses today.

Job Pathways

Here are some potential career pathways within beauty therapy. Click on the occupation for information on the course you should enrol in to start your journey.

Sourced from The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training and MySkills.gov.au.


Popular Courses

There are 13 courses available for people who want a career in Beauty Therapy. These are the most popular courses.

52850WA Advanced Diploma of Cosmetic Dermal Science

The Advanced Diploma of Cosmetic Dermal Science (52850WA) will qualify you for work as a dermal therapist at cosmetic medical practices and dermal clinics. This nationally recognised qualification is completed over 1-3 years (depending on your availability) and is a blend of online theory and pra...

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SHB30115 Certificate III in Beauty Services

A Certificate III in Beauty Services provides students with broad skills and knowledge for success in a range of beauty industry roles. You will gain practical beauty skills including nails, waxing, lash and brows and basic make-up, while also learning about customer service, client consulting an...

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SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy

The Diploma of Beauty Therapy is for students wanting a full-time career in the beauty industry — either owning your own salon or working at health spas, beauty clinics and studios. This course focuses on practical skills which may include reflexology, massage, aromatherapy, waxing, lash and brow...

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10781NAT Advanced Diploma of Cosmetic Laser and Light Therapies

Learn to use laser technologies for tattoo removal and skin rejuvenation with the 10781NAT Advanced Diploma of Cosmetic Laser and Light Therapies. This nationally recognised diploma is completed over 18 months and will teach you how to analyse a client’s skin and tattoos, design a suitable treatm...

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SHB30215 Certificate III in Make-Up

Become a make-up artist with the Certificate III in Make-Up (SHB30215). This nationally recognised training course will equip you with the skills you need to work with beauticians, hairdressers, photographers, department stores, media organisations, and fashion houses. Over 18 weeks you’ll learn ...

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SHB30315 Certificate III in Nail Technology

A Certificate III in Nail Technology SHB30315 is a perfect for students wanting to learn how to work in a nail salon. This is a practical qualification where students gain real work skills. They graduate with a basic understanding of skin and nail anatomy and know how to perform manicures, pedicu...

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CUA31015 Certificate III in Screen and Media

The Certificate III in Screen and Media (CUA31015) is an exciting qualification that will set you up for a technical career in the media industry. During 6-12 months of hands-on training you will learn how to work effectively in creative arts and gain hands-on skills creating (and editing) video ...

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SHB40115 Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy

Graduate as a job-ready beautician with the Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy (SHB40115). This nationally recognised qualification delivers real skills in spray tanning, manicures and pedicures, eyelashes, waxing and tinting, body massage, make-up, and skin care. The course takes 18 months and is ...

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CUA41215 Certificate IV in Screen and Media (Specialist Make-up Services)

Become a qualified make up technician for movies and TV with the CUA41215 Certificate IV in Screen and Media (Specialist Make-Up Services). This nationally recognised qualification will teach you how to setup your own freelance make-up service as well as the finer points of make-up, hair, and wig...

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SHB50216 Diploma of Salon Management

The Diploma of Salon Management (SHB50216) is perfect for hair and beauty salon owners wanting to compliment their creative skills with sound business knowledge and practices. Students begin their studies with 7 core units. They learn how to manage HR and recruitment, build team leadership and sa...

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CUA51015 Diploma of Screen and Media (Specialist Make-up Services)

The CUA51015 Diploma of Screen and Media (Specialist Make-up Services) is an advanced qualification for makeup and cosmetic technicians who want to specialise in film, tv, and onscreen media. Over 12-24 months of study under an industry-experienced trainer you will learn how to design and apply m...

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52852WA Graduate Diploma of Cosmetic Nursing and Injectables

If you’re a qualified nurse wanting to specialise in cosmetic medicine, you need the Graduate Diploma of Cosmetic Nursing and Injectables (52852WA). This nationally recognised qualification is suitable for the ‘Cosmetic use of Lasers Licence’ in both Western Australia and Queensland. The course c...

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52854WA Graduate Diploma of Dermal Science

The Graduate Diploma of Dermal Science (52854WA) is for qualified beauticians or health practitioners who want to bring their knowledge of dermal science to a professional level. The course is completed part-time over 12-36 months (depending on your availability) and is a mix of both theory and p...

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