Study in 2020

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With our unique focus on industry skills, our training is practical, career-oriented and tailored to your needs. We connect with prospective students and help them to harness their passion to advance their career or find a new job by connecting them with the skills to thrive in their desired workplace.

We offer hundreds of courses across a range of industries with qualifications starting from entry level and certificate, through to advanced diploma and degrees.

Our small class sizes, qualified teachers, practical learning, modern facilities and industry placement, ensures you gain the skills and knowledge demanded by employers.

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Hair and Beauty Salon

The Hair and Beauty Salon offers a variety of hair and beauty services from haircuts and colour, to facials and spray tans. We also offer a wide range of services at our day spa including manicures, waxing, hot stone massage, facials, and more. Students who perform these services are assessed on their professionalism, level of service and the overall final result of your treatment or service.

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How we’re responding to Coronavirus

Coronavirus (COVID-19) FAQs

As we closely monitor the situation around coronavirus (COVID-19), you can view our FAQs to learn more about how Box Hill Institute is responding to any updates from relevant authorities. 
You can view our FAQs below for all general information, health advice questions and class information for students.

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What do you learn in the Diploma of Beauty Therapy?

The Diploma of Beauty Therapy is a very hands on practical course. We have two streams available with each stream consisting of standard beauty treatments before branching out into their own speciality units.

The standard beauty treatments consist of make-up, manicures and pedicures, waxing, massage, facial and body treatments, aromtherapy treatments and hot stone massage.  

The spa stream focuses on holistic relaxation treatments, incorporating the use of hydrotherapy, vischy showers, lymphatic massage, reflexology and Indian head massage.

The Permanent Hair (PHR) stream focus on electrolysis, diathermy and business units. 

What qualifications do I need to be a Beauty Therapist

Whilst the industry is not currently regulated, it's best practice in the industry and for employers if applicants hold a Diploma of Beauty Therapy. This ensures that staff can perform a range of treatments within the salon.

If working within a a beauty retail environment, a Certificate III in Beauty Services is suitable. 

How long does a Diploma of Beauty Therapy take?

The Diploma of Beauty Therapy takes 12 months full time and 18 months part time.

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