If you love to make people feel beautiful, our beauty therapy course is the perfect way to become a beauty therapy expert.

In our beauty therapy course you’ll learn a range of treatments and services. Guided by industry professionals, you’ll be taught a variety of skills, including:

  • lash and brow treatments
  • nail services
  • make-up
  • massage
  • waxing

You’ll also develop the skills and knowledge to effectively communicate with clients to recommend treatments and services, and understand how to sell retail skincare and cosmetic products.

Once you graduate, as a trained beauty therapist you’ll be ready to work independently, with limited guidance from others, to perform routine and non-routine activities and solve non-routine problems.

National Code SHB40115
Study Areas Beauty
Study Level Certificate IV
Study Type Local
Study Mode

FT: 12 months

Course Type Victorian TAFE Course
Campuses Box Hill, Lilydale

Tuition Fee Type Estimated Annual Fee
Gov. Subsidised - Standard $3,312.00
Gov. Subsidised - Concession $662.00
Full Tuition Fee $9,426.00
Service Fees Estimated Annual Fees
Service & Amenities* $155.00
Core Skills Support** $75.00
Annual Material Fees $883.50
Retain Course Items*** $975.00

* Does not apply to VETiS or Short course students.

** Does not apply to VETiS, International students, Short Courses, Graduate Degrees , or re-enrolling students who re-enrol in the same course.

***Retained Course Items are purchased by the student once prior to commencing. The course items bought by the student become the property of the student. Such items retain a generic application for other purposes outside the student's course of study (e.g. textbooks).

Annual student tuition & material fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees listed are for 2019 and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. Advertised start dates and delivery locations are subject to viable student numbers. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.

This training is provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments

February and July

Full time: 12 months

Box Hill, Lilydale

You must be:

  • at least 17 years of age or a mature-age applicant
  • have successfully completed Year 11 of education or equivalent
  • have sufficient literacy, numeracy and visual interpretation skills to successfully complete the course


To assist prospective students to determine whether a course is suitable and appropriate for the individual needs the Institute and CAE 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.

Successful completion will enable you to apply for our Diploma of Beauty Therapy that specialises in spa treatments and permanent hair removal

Direct entry

Recognition of Prior Learning is available.

This course is government accredited and has national recognition

The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 4

After successful completion of our beauty therapy course you can apply for a range of beauty therapist employment opportunities in beauty salons, day spas and hairdressing salons (that offer beauty services)

You will be required to complete 19 units (including 13 core and 6 electives)





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Last updated: April 18, 2019 04:46pm