Diploma of Beauty Therapy


  • Gain the preferred beauty qualification of spa & salon owners - a Diploma of Beauty Therapy (SIB50115)
  • Get qualified to run your own beauty therapy business or own your own salon
  • Study online & receive a beauty kit including: manicure, pedicure, waxing, make up supplies

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At a glance

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Australian National College of Beauty (RTO 0269)
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Nationally recognised - meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.
Recognised by the Association of Professional Aestheticians of Australia, CIDESCO and ITEC.


Year 12 or successful completion of a Language Literacy & Numeracy (LLN) test.


NSW - Sydney

QLD - Brisbane


Work placement

100 hours in total

Course length
Full-time: 52 weeks inc. scheduled breaks | Part-time: 2 years incl. scheduled breaks
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Written & practical assignments, clinical training
Start date

Several intakes per year.

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Australian National College of Beauty (RTO 0269)
Payment options

Study now pay later – VET FEE-HELP

Upfront payment

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There are no entry requirements for this course. You can enrol no matter what level of education or work experience you have.

What you'll learn

Become trained in:

  • Facial massage
  • Body massage
  • Lash and brow treatments
  • Selling retail and skin care cosmetic products
  • Nail technology services
  • Make-up
  • Aromatherapy
  • Waxing
  • Spa therapy

Work placement

This course includes a total of 100 hours of professional work placement in a clinic environment. ANCB can assist you in arranging your work placement.

The industry experience gives you invaluable real-life skills, so you graduate ready to step into a job.

Course structure

25 units

Core units

  1. SHBXWHS001 - Apply safe hygiene, health & work practices

  2. SHBXIND001 - Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment

  3. SHBXCCS001 - Conduct salon financial transactions

  4. SHBBMUP002 - Design & apply make-up

  5. SHBBBOS002 - Provide body massages

  6. SHBBBOS003 - Provide body treatments

  7. SHBBFAS002 - Provide facial treatments & skin care recommendations

  8. SHBBFAS001 - Provide lash & brow services

  9. SHBBNLS001 - Provide manicure & pedicare services

  10. SHBXCCS002 - Provide salon services to clients

  11. SHBBFAS003 - Provide specialised facial treatments

  12. SHBBHRS001 - Provide waxing services

  13. SHBBRES001 - Research & apply beauty industry information

Elective units

  1. SHBBBOS004 - Provide aromatherapy massages

  2. SHBBBOS005 - Use reflexology relaxation techniques in beauty treatments

  3. SHBBCCS002 - Prepare personalised aromatic plant oil blends for beauty treatments

  4. SHBBSPA001 - Work in a spa therapies framework

  5. SHBBSPA002 - Provide spa therapies

  6. BSBSMB404 - Undertake small business planning

  7. SHBBBOS006 - Provide superficial lymph massage treatments

  8. SHBBHRS002 - Provide female intimate waxing services

  9. SHBBINF001 - Maintain infection control standards

  10. SHBBMUP003 - Design & apply make-up for photography

  11. SHBBSKS005 - Provide micro-dermabrasion treatments

  12. HLTHPS010 - Interpret & use information about nutrition & diet

Support and delivery

Studying with ANCB

You can access support from ANCB’s staff over the phone or via email.

Both online and on-campus students have access to the student portal, and an extensive library of text books, industry articles and reference materials.


This Diploma of Beauty Therapy is accredited by the Association of Professional Aestheticians of Australia (APAA), meeting membership requirements. ANCB is also one of the few colleges recognised by international bodies CIDESCO and ITEC. 

Payment options

There are 2 ways you can pay for this course:

1. Study now pay later – VET FEE-HELP

If you are eligible, you can pay for this course through the Australian Government’s VET FEE-HELP loan scheme.

This means you don’t need to pay upfront for the course if you:

2. Upfront payment

You can pay for this course upfront via credit card or bank transfer.

To understand more about payment options or find out if you’re eligible for a funding entitlement, contact a SEEK Learning Consultant.

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