About the course

About the course

Our beauty course will provide you with hands-on learning in a variety of beauty techniques so you can work in a salon as a beautician.

In our beauty course you’ll learn about:

  • makeup techniques including day, evening and photography makeup
  • manicures, pedicures and nail art
  • eyelash extensions
  • cosmetic tanning
  • waxing and tinting services
  • communication and retail techniques

You'll also have the opportunity to put your practical skills to the test with real-world experience in our Beauty salon.

Like Box Hill Institute - Hair & Beauty on FacebookFacebook
Follow Box Hill Institute - Hair & Beauty on InstagramInstagram

Course will be replaced

Please note: This course will change in the near future and alterations to the structure will occur. All new students will be enrolled into the new course.

Course Details


Intake Dates & Course Length

February & July

Full time: 15 weeks

For information regarding dates such as enrolment, orientation and study breaks please visit the Academic Calendars page

Student support
balance scales icon
Learn more about

study-life balance

Support Services

Career Outcomes

This course can lead to work in beauty salons and hairdressing salons that provide beauty services.

Skills and Jobs Centres
Skills and Job Centres logo
Speak to a Career Advisor

Visit our Skills and Jobs Centres at each campus.

Find out More

Entry Requirements

You must:

  • be 17 years or mature-age
  • have successfully completed Year 11
  • have sufficient literacy, numeracy and visual interpretation skills to successfully complete the course
  • possess excellent people skills


To assist prospective students to determine whether a course is suitable and appropriate for the individual needs, Box Hill Institute will assess all students’ language, literacy and numeracy and digital literacy by asking you to undertake a self-assessment review prior to the enrolment.

A course advisor will discuss the outcomes of the review and make recommendations about whether the course is suitable for you, and identify additional support where required.


Direct entry

Recognition of Prior Learning is available.

Pathways & Accreditation

Successful completion of our beauty course will enable you to apply for our Diploma of Beauty Therapy. You may receive credit for your previous study.

This course is government accredited and has national recognition

The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 3

Fees & Finance Options

This training is provided with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments.

At commencement of the course the following materials are required for you to purchase

  • manicure and pedicure kit $60
  • essentials pack $100
  • Certificate III in Beauty Services Makeup student kit $390
  • eyelash extension kit $130

Prices include delivery and are subject to change

Government Subsidised StandardFull FeeGovernment Subsidised Concession or Job Trainer
Tuition Fee$3,225$6,450$645
Service Fee$166$166$166
Core Skills Support Fee$83$83$83
Material Fee$825$825$825
Retain Course Items$85$85$85
Total Course Estimate$4,384$7,609$1,804
Payable Estimate (at commencement)$4,384$7,609$1,804

Retain Course Items are purchased once by the student prior to commencing. Those items then become the property of the student. Fees listed are at 2022 rates and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. The student tuition fees listed are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.

Student support
piggy bank with coin icon
Financial Support

Learn more about our financial support options

Learn about your options

Is this the course for you? 
Enrol now or enquire about this course.


Interested in Hair, Makeup & Beauty?
Discover more

Discover Hair, Makeup & Beauty
Discover Hair, Makeup & Beauty