Diploma of Beauty Therapy - Beauty Therapy Courses

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The ANCB Diploma of Beauty Therapy SIB50110 is your all-access pass to the industry. In less than 12 months you'll be confident in all the essentials skills – like how to work in a retail environment, apply makeup, body and facial treatments– and be a specialist therapist in your area of choice, massage or spa treatments.

Career prospects include beauty therapist, massage therapist, make-up artist, skin specialist and salon manager. But more than that, the Diploma of Beauty Therapy could take you around the world when combined with CIDESCO beauty course accreditation. There are hotels, spas, resorts and clinics in some of the most beautiful and exotic places... and your skills will be recognised there.

Find out more about careers you can have from a beauty therapy diploma »

What you'll learn in this beauty course

  • How to sell retail skin care and cosmetic products
  • Waxing
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Skin Biology
  • Nutrition
  • Aromatherapy
Our beauty courses include training in massage and aromatherapy applications
 

Interested in finding out more information on specific subjects? Please visit our pages on make up courses, massage courses and aromatherapy courses.

Choose an area of specialisation

2. Relaxation massage3. Spa treatments
  • Aromatic plant oil chemistry to give you an understanding of how oils act on the body
  • Dry and wet room/hydrotherapy settings
  • Eastern and ayurvedic treatments, including Indian head massage, stone therapy massage, reflexology, body exfoliation, wraps and clays

Beauty course overview

Course overview

Qualification Title

DIPLOMA OF BEAUTY THERAPY - SIB50110

Study Options – Domestic Australian students

Full-time or Part-time On campus, and Full-time or Part-time Blended Online Delivery, with Workshops (clinic)

Study options – Overseas students

Full time On Campus, with Workshops (Clinic)

Start dates

22 February, 4 April, 6 June, 18 July, 19 September, 31 October 2016

Course Length

Full-time: 12 months (36 wks excluding breaks)
Part-time: 24 months (72 weeks excluding breaks)

Entry Requirements

Direct entry. No academic entry criteria.

Additional Entry Requirements for DOMESTIC STUDENTS SEEKING VET FEE HELP LOAN

  • A completed Australian secondary education qualification or equivalent; OR
  • Undertake Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) testing and demonstrate competency at exit level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) in both reading and numeracy.

For international applicants equivalent IELTS 5.5 (Academic) with no skills band less than 5.0

Additional requirements:

  • It is compulsory that all on-campus students have access to a computer with internet access as well as access to video recording facilities

Finance Options - Domestic Australian students

VET FEE-HELP
Or
Flexible payment options available.

Course study requirements

Full-time 24 teaching hours per week

Part-time 15 teaching hours per week

Assessment

Written & practical assignments including clinical training.
Demonstration/ Observation
Questions - written /oral
Portfolios/Case Studies

Location

Sydney Campus
Brisbane Campus
Online

Delivered by

Australian National College of Beauty (ANCB)

Accrediting body

Australian Skills Quality Authority

CRICOS Course code

075702E

Training Package details: http://training.gov.au/Training/Details/SIB50110

THINK Course Guide

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Core Units
Code Title Type

SIBBBOS401A

Perform body massage

Core

SIBBBOS402A

Provide body treatments

Core

SIBBCCS301A

Apply the principles of skin biology to beauty therapy

Core

SIBBCCS302A

Advise on beauty services

Core

SIBBCCS403A

Recognise body structures and systems in a beauty therapy context

Core

SIBBCCS404A

Work in a skin therapies framework

Core

SIBBCCS405A

Develop treatment plans

Core

SIBBCCS406A

Use electricity in beauty therapy treatments

Core

SIBBCCS407A

Interpret the chemical composition of physical actions of cosmetic products

Core

SIBBCCS408A

Promote healthy nutritional options in a beauty therapy context

Core

SIBBFAS302A

Provide lash and brow treatments

Core

SIBBFAS404A

Provide facial treatments

Core

SIBBFAS405A

Provide advanced facial treatments

Core

SIBBHRS301A

Perform waxing treatments

Core

SIBBNLS201A

Work in a nail services framework

Core

SIBBNLS202A

Provide manicure and pedicure services

Core

SIBXCCS202A

Provide service to clients

Core

SIRXCOM001A

Communicate in the workplace

Core

SIBXFAS201A

Design and apply make-up

Core

SIRXIND001A

Work effectively in a retail environment

Core

SIRXOHS001A

Apply safe working practices

Core

General Elective Units
Code Title Type
HLTFA301B

Apply first aid

Elective

BSBUS201A

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

Elective

SIBBFAS303A

Design and apply remedial camouflage make-up

Elective

SIBBSKS506A

Apply micro-dermabrasian to improve skin appearance

Elective

BSBSMB404A

Undertake small business planning

Elective

HLTIN402B

Maintain infection control standards in office practice settings

Elective

Option - Relaxation Massage Specialisation

SIBBBOS403A

Perform aromatherapy massage

Specialization

SIBBBOS504A

Apply aromatic plant oil chemistry to beauty treatments

Specialization

SIBBBOS505A

Blend and apply a range of aromatic plant oils for beauty treatments

Specialization

SIBBBOS506A

Use reflexology relaxation techniques in beauty treatments

Specialization

SIBBSPA505A

Provide Indian head massage for relaxation

Specialization

Option - Spa Therapies Specialisation (only available for on-campus students)

SIBBSPA501A

Work in a spa therapies framework

Specialization

SIBBSPA502A

Plan spa programs

Specialization

SIBBSPA503A

Provide spa therapies

Specialization

SIBBSPA504A

Provide stone therapy massage

Specialization

SIBBSPA505A

Provide Indian head massage for relaxation

Specialization


There are no prerequisites for Australian students though if you're under 18, it's more than likely that we'll ask you to come in for interview, just so we can be sure our courses are right for your career goals. We'll be in touch if this applies to you.

Additional Entry Requirements for DOMESTIC STUDENTS SEEKING VET FEE HELP LOAN

  • A completed Australian secondary education qualification or equivalent; OR
  • Undertake Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) testing and demonstrate competency at exit level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) in both reading and numeracy.

International Applicants: equivalent IELTS 5.5 (Academic) with no skills band less than 5.0.

*Please note, Part-time and Online study options are not available to International Students

Flexible online learning entry requirements

All students will be required to attend on-campus workshops and an external first-aid course as part of their studies.

If you are interested in our flexible online learning options we recommend that you have:

  • Access to a computer with internet access
  • Access to video recording facilities
  • Discussed your Clinic Placement options with a Course and Careers Advisor prior to commencing the course
  • Access to an independent professional who can provide exam supervision
ANCB Beauty Course Guide

2016 Course Guide

Download the free 2016 Course Guide for detailed information on all our beautician courses, including costs.

 
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