Diploma of Beauty Therapy

Federation University Australia

This qualification is part of the Beauty Training Package. It reflects the role of individuals employed as beauty therapists to provide a broad range of beauty therapy treatments and services including facial treatments, body massage and treatments, hair removal, lash and brow treatments, nail and make-up services.

Entry Requirements:

Applicants must be able to communicate and work with others in a manner appropriate to the personal services industry, presentable, well-groomed, organised and willing to learn new skills as technologies and trends change.

Structure:

25 units: 13 core; 12 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Provide body massages; Provide body treatments; Provide lash and brow services; Provide facial treatments and skin care recommendations; Provide specialised facial treatments; Provide waxing services; Design and apply make-up; plus more. Elective: Provide hair reduction treatments using electrical currents; Provide aromatherapy massages; Prepare personalised aromatic plant oil blends for beauty treatments; Determine resource requirements for the micro business; plus more.

Further information:

Applicants must possess Australian Core Skills Framework levels of at least 3 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication, and numeracy skills to successfully complete this program. Students who do not possess these skills to the level required will be enrolled in additional subjects to build the required skills.

Campus Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Wendouree (Rural Science)
Mount Helen (Ballarat)
Mount Rowan (Rural Science)
SMB (Ballarat) No Part time 18 months
Brisbane
SMB (Ballarat) Part time 18 months
Wimmera (Horsham)
Camp Street (Ballarat)
Gippsland (Churchill)
Berwick

Federation University Australia is a modern, progressive university providing high-quality vocational and higher education across a national and international network of campuses.

With a distinguished history dating back to 1870, we are the third-oldest higher education provider in Australia.

Our aim is to make a real difference to the lives of every student as well as the communities we help build and are proud to be part of.

As a dual-sector university, we deliver a wide range of programs through higher education and TAFE, so you can find the right pathway to career success.

Our campuses are closely connected with local communities — providing more options for work-based learning and graduate employment — further enhancing our university regions.

Join our diverse community of 25,000 students, and gain access to networks across our campuses in Victoria (Ballarat, Berwick, Gippsland and the Wimmera), Brisbane, and with partner providers in Australia, United Kingdom, Hong Kong, China and Malaysia.

Our areas of study are categorised into seven broad fields – education, business, engineering, information technology, arts, nursing and health and life sciences. Choose a topic of interest in any field — from primary education, criminal justice, visual arts and accounting to civil engineering, games development, occupational therapy, sports science and psychology.

With such a wide range of options available, you’ll have the ability to explore your passions and shape who you are to influence your future.

Research conducted at Federation University is world-class. Under the Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) rankings, we have achieved the highest possible five-out-of-five rating in seven research areas:

  • Nursing
  • Human movement and sports science
  • Environmental sciences
  • Applied mathematics
  • Clinical sciences
  • Civil engineering
  • Environmental science and management

A further 11 research areas are ranked above or equal to world standard.

We host Australia’s largest regional technology park accommodating more than 30 companies, including its signature tenant, IBM. The University’s Tech Park Central, in the heart of Ballarat, enables businesses to have a presence at our School of Mines Ballarat (SMB) campus.

Tech Park Central gives our students access to invaluable workplace experience in global organisations. It also helps foster international research collaborations focused on solving real-world problems and making a difference in people’s lives.

Our students have the opportunity to stay on campus with a range of residential options. Other features of our campuses include cafes, art galleries, an indoor swimming pool and gym, childcare facilities, and range of events and clubs.

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