The Beauty Business

The Beauty Business Course, a combination of SHB5015 The Diploma of Beauty Therapy and SHB50216 the Diploma of Salon Management is the ultimate qualification  to equip you for the very best jobs in the industry. This dual qualification opens many doors across this every growing industry including not only working in top spas’ but also travel,  fashion,  media, and provides essential skills  for those wishing to open their own business or manage a business.

There is a huge shortage of beauty therapists in Australia, and salon owners are particularly looking for therapists who are able to move into supervisor and manager positions.

Unfortunately whilst graduates have great beauty therapy skills, most do not have the required management skills.

We have worked with industry and developed this world class curriculum, combining beauty therapy with essential business expertise to equip students to run a successful business. You will be trained by Australia’s leading beauty therapy educators each with a passion for nurturing each and every student, elevating their self esteem and giving them skills to make a difference in not only their own life but the lives of others. Graduating with SHB50115 The Diploma of Beauty Therapy and SHB50216 the Diploma of Salon Management provide the practical skills to be not only  an amazing therapist,  but  also have the important business knowledge  including managing staff, setting goals, customer relations, WHS responsibilities to equip you for management positions in your  own salon or leading spas.

Both  Diplomas are completed simultaneously, and completed within 46 weeks. Evening students complete every second Wednesday evening with the specialist Salon Management trainer.  The practical aspects of salon management, leading staff etc, are completed in our student clinic in combination with normal beauty tasks.
The courses that make up the “Business of Beauty” course are approved for VET Student Loans  for full cost of course..

Please Note: VET Student Loans will not be approved for students who do not meet eligibility requirements. A VET student loan gives rise to a HELP debt that continues to be a debt to the Commonwealth until it is repaid.

Having both Diplomas is your passport to a career in this multi billion  dollar industry spanning not only beauty but also hospitality and management, and Dermal Sciences through our university pathways.

Please download our Prospectus for all units include in this course.


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Units Included in SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy

Units Included in SHB50216 Diploma of Salon Management

Payment Options

Attendance Choices

Course Name
Diploma of Beauty Therapy, Diploma of Salon Management
Course Code
SHB50115, SHB50216

Day - 46 weeks 3 days a week for a year
Evening - 72 weeks 3 evenings a week for one year plus 400 clinic hours
Online - 46 weeks
Home study hours are also required.

Blended online, and face to face
Attendance Choices
Day, Evening, Online

Bella Vista
North Strathfield

Starting Dates

27th September 2021
31st January 2022

Program Fees

The fees being charged are for both qualifications delivered as a Dual qualification.
Fully covered with Vet Student Loans. There are no other course fees to be borne by student.

SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy $16,077.00
(Vet Student Loan available for $16,077.00)

SHB50216 Diploma of Salon Management $10,717.00
(Vet Student Loan available for $10.717.00)