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SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy

National ID: SHB50115 | State ID: AWO6

Are you interested in the science behind beauty?

The beauty industry is rapidly evolving to accommodate latest technologies - and a large part of this is laser skin and hair removal.  This area of work requires therapists to have specialised dermal qualifications.  South Metropolitan TAFE is proud to be the first TAFE in Western Australia to offer this certification, the Dermal Science of Beauty Diploma.  This diploma opens graduates to a range of employment opportunities, as well as advanced dermal science qualifications.

You will be trained by industry specialists in the latest dermal cosmeceutical skin care. This course has STEM skills with a focus on technology and science in addition to the creativity of beauty care.

Gain these skills

  • microdermabrasion
  • specialised skin peels 
  • intense pulsed light (IPL) and laser hair-reduction treatments
  • IPL and laser safety protocols
  • facials and specialised facials
  • make-up
  • body massage
  • waxing
  • lash and brow treatments
  • aromatherapy
  • spray tanning
  • lash extensions
  • skills in retail and sales operations
  • reflexology
  • Indian head massage
  • hot stone massage

On completion of this course you will gain the Laser Safety Officers Certificate required to perform IPL and laser treatments in a salon or clinic.

Work in specialist, open to the public clinics on campus

You will have the opportunity to apply your skills in our Hair, Beauty & Massage Student Clinics.

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Entrance Requirements

Job opportunities

Study pathway

Entrance Requirements
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalent Completion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades) Certificate III
Job opportunities

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.

SM TAFE actively promotes the employment availability of course graduates to key industry partners and organisations. We also seek expressions of interest from organisations for the placement of our students into work experience. We endeavour to assist students into a career pathway, but please be aware that neither employment nor work experience placement is guaranteed by us.

To access free career planning and job search assistance, visit the Jobs and Skills Centres page.

Study pathway

Students wishing to advance their IPL skills can continue study in the Vocational Graduate Certificate in Intense Pulse Light and Laser Hair Reduction (currently under redevelopment and will be available at SM TAFE in 2020).

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Semester 1

Mandurah - Full Time-Classroom

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Murdoch - Full Time-Classroom

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Semester 2

Mandurah - Full Time-Classroom

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Duration 2 semesters
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Where Mandurah
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This course uses TAFE Admissions. Apply by 6 December to study in Semester 1. 
Murdoch - Full Time-Classroom

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 2 semesters
When Semester 2
Where Murdoch
How Full Time
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This course uses TAFE Admissions. Apply by 6 December to study in Semester 1. 

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please see the instructions against your preferred delivery location and study mode in the section immediately above this form. 

Page last updated September 19, 2019