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Diploma of Beauty Therapy
Diploma of Beauty Therapy

Diploma of Beauty Therapy

  • ID:113243H
  • Level:1-Year Diploma
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$33,514.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$23,290.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$623.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$33,514.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$23,290.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$623.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirement

Completion of an Australian Year 12 or equivalent.

English requirements

  • IELTS (Academic module): Overall score of 5.5 (no band less than 5.0)

  • TOEFL Internet: Overall score of 55. Section scores no less than:Listening: 9, Speaking: 16, Reading: 10, Writing: 18

  • Pearson Test of English (PTE): Overall score of 42-49 (no section score less than 40)

  • University of Cambridge - Advanced (CAE): Overall score of 162. No individual band less than 154. 

  • VU English - English for Academic Purposes (EAP) (Level 4): achieved.

Course Information

Gain high-level skills and become a trusted beauty expert with a Diploma of Beauty Therapy at Victoria University Polytechnic.

This course will further advance your beauty therapy skills and prepare you for management positions in salons and spas. You will be ready to work in-house or as an independent freelance professional.

We’ll ensure you know the theory and science behind treatments and equip you with knowledge of the most up-to-date beauty techniques. The course includes a practical placement in a salon of your choice where you can gain confidence and face-to-face experience.

This course provides training in basic and advanced beauty therapy techniques and services including:

  • facial treatments

  • lash and brow treatments

  • manicures and pedicures

  • make-up

  • waxing

  • body massage and treatments

  • spa treatments

  • electrolysis treatments

  • advice on and selling of retail skin care and cosmetic products.


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Pre Courses

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Pathway Courses

Pathways to further study

  • Bachelor of Dermal Sciences

  • Bachelor of Health Science

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Potential career options include:

  • salon beauty therapist

  • salon manager / owner

  • department store / pharmacy cosmetic consultant

  • spa therapist

  • health spa / resort manager

  • spa therapist on a cruise ship

  • beauty consultant for international cosmetic companies

  • freelance therapist / beauty consultant

  • cosmetic or beauty equipment sales representative

  • beauty editor/ journalist

  • beauty educator.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 623AUD per year

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