Diploma of Beauty Therapy
|Duration||Diploma: 12 months|
Semester 1 (February) and Semester 2 (July) 2018
Semester 1 (February) and Semester 2 (July) 2019
2018*: Semester 1 - $6,450 | Semester 2 - $6,450
*Please note - Course fees are listed in $AUD and are based on a semester rate. Total course cost will vary depending on semester start date. Small fee increases happen annually in line with CIT’s fee pricing review. 2018 fees subject to change.
Develop extensive advanced practical skills with our beauty therapy program designed and delivered by our highly experienced and qualified beauty therapy teachers.
This program provides training that offers rich individual development intended to accelerate your career and make you 'stand out' as a professional beauty or spa therapist.
This distinctive qualification involves training in a broad range of beauty therapy treatments which includes advanced specialised skin treatments, specialised make-up services and a range of spa and body treatments including:
Students practice with clients in our commercial salons and graduate with the confidence and skills to interact and engage with proficiency. Graduates will be 'job ready' to practice and demonstrate the professional skills required for a beauty and spa environment.
ACT Senior Secondary Certificate or equivalent OR Adult Entry | Students must also meet one of the following English requirements IELTS 5.5 (no band score less than 5.0) | TOEFL iBT - 46 | PTE Academic - 42 (minimum of 36 in each band) | TOEFL PBT - 527 | Cambridge English test (C1 Advanced and B2 First) - 162.
Diploma of Beauty Therapy
Electives - complete 12 subjects
Beauty and spa therapist, salon/spa owner or manager and other opportunities in health resorts and retreats including massage clinics.
This program is delivered using a variety of teaching methods including face-to-face lecture style or smaller tutorial groups, learning in simulated beauty salons and on-line learning through e-Learn.
Predominantly students will be assessed through a formal observation checklist according to the required skills and knowledge of the subject within a salon environment on a client. The times and dates can often be negotiated between yourself and the teacher, however assessments are identified and scheduled within a time range at the beginning of each subject. Assessment outcomes are based on competency. You will generally have a small amount of theory based assessment which will normally be in an online quiz format or on the Client Consultation Sheet.
Students who successfully complete the Diploma of Beauty Therapy and gain entry into Torrens University (Melbourne) will receive 80 credit points (1 year) towards the Bachelor of Health Science (Aesthetics).
Students are advised to speak directly with universities in relation to course choices and pathways.