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Vocational Education & Training

SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy

2021

Overview

SHB50115

094485G

Alice Springs, Palmerston

Estimated completion time: 1 year/s

* - Student Visa holders must study internally full time

CDU Reference
Sector
Vocational Education & Training
Industry groups
SALES AND PERSONAL SERVICES
Occupation types
Hair Or Beauty Salon Manager

This qualification 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. This includes consultation with clients to provide beauty advice, recommend beauty treatments and services, and sell retail skin-care and cosmetic products.

These individuals work relatively autonomously, and are accountable for personal outputs. Their work involves the self-directed application of knowledge and skills with substantial depth in some areas where judgement is required in planning and selecting appropriate equipment, services and techniques.

Work is typically conducted in beauty salons and spas.

International Students
This qualification is available to international students at Palmerston campus (CRICOS Course No. 094485G).

Career opportunities

Occupations relevant to this qualification in industry sectors such as SHB50115 include:

  • Beauty Therapist

Credit transfers & pathways

Skills recognition

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

RPL is the acknowledgement of a person's skills and knowledge acquired through previous training, work or life experience, which may be used to grant status or credit in a subject regardless of how and where they were attained, including overseas.

This can include skills from:

  • Previous study excluding courses at another VET/TAFE institution, but including courses at school or college, through adult education classes or training programs at work;
  • Work experience (including both work that is paid and unpaid); and/or
  • Life experience (for example leisure pursuits or voluntary work).

RPL is a form of assessment. It is used to determine whether a person has acquired, through formal or informal learning, the skills and experience consistent with the stated competency standards that comprise a qualification. RPL is not time referenced, so there are no parameters on how or when the skills are acquired. However, the skills that have been acquired through life experience etc., must be current and must match the elements and performance criteria contained in the individual unit.

Students seeking RPL need to indicate this on their enrolment form at the time of enrolment.

For further information please refer to the Applicant's Guide to the Recognition of Prior Learning or contact Student Central on 1800 061 963 (free call) or email Student.Central@cdu.edu.au.

Credit Transfer

Charles Darwin University as a Registered Training Organisation recognises the Australian Qualifications Framework qualifications and Statement of Attainments issued by any other Australian Registered Training Organisation.

Students are encouraged to submit any requests for credit from previous studies at the time of enrolment, to ensure they are not enrolling in units they may not need to undertake.

In order to apply for exemption/credit transfer from units completed at another training organisation, you will need to complete an Application for Exemption Form available from any campus, centre, or team, or a copy of the form can be obtained from the web.

Your completed Application for Exemption form together with attached documentary evidence (certified copy of Qualification/Statement of Attainment) to support your request for exemption/credit transfer should be submitted directly to the University either in person or by mail. Requests without documentary evidence will not be processed and will be returned to students. There are no fees attached to Credit Transfers.

Pathways

VET to Higher Education Pathway Mapping for completed Awards in the same field or discipline. <br />

Students who successfully complete VET qualifications at the Certificate IV level or above and subsequently enrol in a Bachelor degree in the same field or discipline, will receive advanced standing as detailed in the table below.

Completed Award Course Level
HE
VET
to a HE Award
Credit granted for a completed award in the same field
Certificate IV
*
3 year Bachelor award
up to 40 credit points
Certificate IV
*
4 year Bachelor award
up to 40 credit points
Diploma
*
*
3 year Bachelor award
up to 80 credit points
Diploma
*
*
4 year Bachelor award
up to 80 credit points
Advanced Diploma
*
*
3 year Bachelor award
up to 160 credit points
Advanced Diploma
*
*
4 year Bachelor award
up to 160 credit points
Associate Degree
*
3 year Bachelor award
up to 160 credit points
Associate Degree
*
4 year Bachelor award
up to 160 credit points

Entry requirements

CDU Domestic Entry Requirements

To gain entry into SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy candidates require:

  • a year 12 or equivalent education, and have completed SHB30115 Certificate III in Beauty Therapy
  • successful completion of a pre-enrolment Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) assessment and interview.

A pre - enrolment interview and an Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) assessment will be conducted to establish suitability to undertake the course and to determine support requirements.

International Students

Please refer to https://www.cdu.edu.au/international/how-apply for information regarding international student applications.

All VET International applicants are required to meet the English language proficiency for their chosen course of study.

The minimum English language requirement for this course is met by either undertaking previous education in an English-speaking country or undertaking one of the following English language tests and obtaining the minimum requirements listed below.

IELTS Academic Module A minimum overall score of 5.5 with no band less than 5.0.
Cambridge Advanced English (CAE) A minimum overall score of 165.
Common European Framework Certificate of English Proficiency  
Navitas Academic English (will not be accepted from 2021 onwards) An overall pass and 60% in Academic English 2. (Note: this score will not be accepted from 2021 intakes onwards).
Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic module A minimum overall score of 42 with no less than 36 in Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking.
TOEFL Internet-based Test (iBT) A minimum overall score of 46 with a minimum writing score of 21.

* All tests are valid for two years from the date of the test to the date of commencement at CDU, unless otherwise specified.
* Where applicable, international applicants must also satisfy the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) English language requirements for student visa applications.

Do you have a question regarding English requirements at CDU? Please email: international@cdu.edu.au.

  • This is a current, nationally accredited qualification from the SHB Hairdressing and Beauty Services Training Package.

  • Employability skills

    Employability Skills are embedded in the training and assessment of national training package qualifications. Information on the Employability Skills relevant to your qualification can be obtained by visiting this website and keying in the national code for the qualification: training.gov.au

    Location and study mode

    Delivery at all locations is subject to sufficient demand and resources.

    Locations: Alice Springs, Palmerston,

    Study Mode: On campus, online or both

Apply now for SHB50115

Contact details

Email: Student.Central@cdu.edu.au
Phone: (08) 8946 7766 or 1800 061 963 (free call)

Course structure

To achieve a Diploma of Beauty Therapy a total of Twenty Five (25) units of competency must be completed comprising Thirteen (13) Core and Twelve (12) Elective units as detailed in the packaging rules and listed below.

The total Nominal Hours for the sequence listed below is 1214.

Code Module/Unit of Competency

Hours

CORE UNITS
SHBBBOS002 Provide body massages 120
SHBBBOS003 Provide body treatments 120
SHBBFAS001 Provide lash and brow services 15
SHBBFAS002 Provide facial treatments and skin care recommendations 120
SHBBFAS003 Provide specialised facial treatments 115
SHBBHRS001 Provide waxing services 85
SHBBMUP002 Design and apply make-up 45
SHBBNLS001 Provide manicure and pedicare services 50
SHBBRES001 Research and apply beauty industry information 20
SHBXCCS001 Conduct salon financial transactions 25
SHBXCCS002 Provide salon services to clients 40
SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment 45
SHBXWHS001 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices 40
  Total nominal hours for core units 840
Group B Electives - Relaxation Massage all of Group B
SHBBBOS004 Provide aromatherapy massages 40
SHBBBOS005 Use reflexology relaxation techniques in beauty treatments 30
SHBBCCS002 Prepare personalised aromatic plant oil blends for beauty treatments 35
SHBBSPA003 Provide stone therapy massages 25
SHBBSPA004 Provide Indian head massages for relaxation 23
General Electives
SHBBMUP004 Design and apply remedial camouflage makeup 30
SHBBMUP003 Design and apply make-up for photography 30
SHBBHRS002 Provide female intimate waxing services 20
SHBBSKS005* Provide micro-dermabrasion treatments 20
SHBBINF001 Maintain infection control standards 75
SHBBBOS001 Apply cosmetic tanning products (unnamed) 16
SHBBMUP001 Apply eyelash extensions (Unnamed) 30
  Total nominal hours for elective units 374
  Total nominal hours for the qualification 1214

 

PRE REQUISITE UNIT

* SHBBINF001 Maintain infection control standards

 

Course fees

Domestic Students
2021 Indicative fees for this course:

VET Tuition Fees: $4,249.00 (for students who are eligible and receive an NT domestic subsidised place); or
Domestic Full Fees:$20,638 .00 (for domestic full fee places).
Fees will vary according to your choice of units.

Please note: a limited number of NT Government subsidy places are available for eligible NT domestic students so contact us now to secure your place for 2021.

VET Student Loans (VSL) for new students commencing in 2021 may be available. For more information about VET Student Loans, please visit www.cdu.edu.au/vocational-education-training/current-vet-students/vet-student-loans.

The following Fees are applicable to this course:

Domestic Students

Domestic full fees

VET full fees are applicable to this course.
2021: Information about fees for non-subsidised VET courses are available in the VET Student Guide.
 

VET student loans

VET Student Loans replaced VET FEE-HELP from 1 January, 2017.
Students commencing in 2021 should refer to VET Student Loans. The VET Student Loan schedule for 2021 can be found here.

International Students

International tuition Fees

The annual tuition fee for commencing students in 2021 is AUD $15,000.00.
These fees are subject to annual increases each year of your study, effective at the start of each calendar year.

You can find a list of International fees and payments you can expect to pay as part of your studies in Australia.

CDU offers a number of scholarships to international students to assist with the cost of study.

Everything you need to know to get started

How to apply for domestic students

CDU VET has several pathways for you to apply.

 

Visit How to apply for CDU VET courses for more information.

 

Admission requirements for domestic students

Before applying, you may want to check if you meet the admission requirements for studying with CDU.

 

CDU has many pathways to study, so don't worry if you don't meet the admission requirements right now. There is a study pathway to get you started on your journey.

Not sure if you are a domestic or international student?

That's OK - it can be a little tricky to know the difference.

 

To help you out, we've put together a guide to answer any questions you might have.

Everything you need to get apply

How to apply for international students

Applications to CDU must be submitted online.

 

The process is simple, all you need is a valid email address to create your online account.

 

Once you have started the application you will have the option of saving your application and resuming it at a later date.

 

There is no application fee when you apply online.

Find a CDU agent partner

Applicants may seek further information about international education in Australia from the Australian Government Department of Education and Training or from our overseas / external representatives.

 

To help with the process, we've compile a list of authorised representatives.

Not sure if you are a domestic or international student?

That's OK - it can be a little tricky to know the difference.

 

To help you out, we've put together a guide to answer any questions you might have.

 

Things like the difference between domestic and international students or the difference between course types like VET and undergraduate.