SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy

The Diploma of Beauty Therapy (SHB50115) is a nationally recognised qualification under the Hairdressing and Beauty Services Training package (SHB).

This qualification has been designed for those individuals who wish to be employed as beauty therapists providing a broad range of beauty therapy treatments and services including facial treatments, body massage, body treatments, hair removal, lash and brow treatments, nail and make-up services.

This includes consultation with clients to provide beauty advice, recommending beauty treatments and services, and selling retail skin-care and cosmetic products. Work is typically conducted in beauty salons and day spas.

The Diploma of Beauty Therapy (SHB50115) may also be utilised as a stepping stone to university or higher education courses such as in the fields of nursing or cosmetic sciences.

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Course Code SHB50115
Duration Full Time option 3 days per week for 23 weeks (body section) and 4 days per week for 23 weeks (beauty section) (1 year) OR Part Time option 1 day or 2 evenings per week – 96 weeks (approx. 2 years)
Hours 9.30am to 4.30pm
Accreditation Nationally recognised qualification Diploma level
Course Cost

$11,000 on payment plan

Deposit $500 minimum deposit
Austudy This is an Austudy approved course if full time option

Beauty units: Students will be required to supply a towelling body wrap and headband for beauty units.

Makeup units: Students will be required to supply mascara.

Portfolio: WA Academy utilizes in some units portfolios, assignments and log books to allow formative assessment through the duration of the qualification these are completed outside of class and at the students cost.


WA Academy have a set uniform for this qualification and the uniform is compulsory for attendance. Allow approximately $300 for a Beauty tunic and dress pants. Uniforms are purchased direct from our Uniform supplier information available on enrolment.

How to enrol:

For enrolment queries and advice, please contact us on (08) 9356 2269 or email To enrol and pay online please use our online enrolment form:

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