Diploma of Beauty and Spa Practice
Help clients look and feel their best
Explore beauty and spa treatments and practices. Gain confidence with the latest technology. You’ll learn from aestheticians in a collaborative environment. Includes supervised, hands-on work in a student-run clinic.
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Online & on-campus
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At Torrens University Australia you can tailor your study to suit your lifestyle. Thanks to their innovative digital learning system you’ll gain the ultimate in flexibility, and still receive personalised guidance from academics and access to work placement, mentorship and internship opportunities. Online you can attend live classes or view recorded sessions, connect with lecturers and fellow students, and access content on-demand 24/7.
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As one of Australia’s fastest growing universities, we take a progressive approach to learning. Our courses are co-designed, developed and delivered with industry, giving you confidence that you’ll graduate job-ready.
During this course you will:
- Understand the scientific concepts that underpin beauty and spa treatments.
- Develop the judgement to prescribe treatments based on clients needs and expectations.
- Learn how to safely apply beauty and spa-related technology, ensuring comfortable and effective treatments.
- Strengthen professional communication skills to increase both customer confidence and sales.
Upon completing the Diploma of Beauty and Spa Practice, you are equipped to begin providing beauty treatments across a range of settings such as day spas and, beauty clinics or continue your studies at bachelor's level.
Potential career paths include:
- Beauty Therapist
- Salon Manager
- Industry Trainer
Torrens University Australia offers flexible entry options and study pathways, whether you’re finishing school, pursuing career progression or looking for a change. Entry requirements for this course includes:
- Successful completion of a Higher Education qualification.
- Year 12 (Australian secondary school certificate) or equivalent.
- Vocational qualification (AQF Level 4), or above.
English Proficiency Requirements
Standard English language requirements apply.
Don’t meet the entry requirements? We have numerous pathway programs to get you started. Contact our Future Student Advisors to learn about alternative entry options.
You’ll be able to gain 75 hours of Clinical Practicum Experience at The Practice Wellbeing Centre and 65 hours of work experience at an approved external organisation of your choice.
Mandatory Practical Residentials:
- BPT103- 5 day residential
- PCP206- 3 day residential
- MAT106- 4 day residential
- APT107- 5 day residential + 25 hours external placement
- BPT108- 4 day residential + 40 hours external placement
This course gives you a thorough understanding of beauty and spa technologies, treatments and practices and lets you gain hands-on experience in our student-run clinic, The Practice Wellbeing Centre under the supervision of practising aestheticians. A collaborative learning environment encourages engagement, allowing you to confidently begin working in the beauty industry as soon as you finish your beauty therapy diploma.
Tailor your study to your lifestyle thanks to our innovative digital learning system, accessible from anywhere with 24/7 personalised support. With all your course materials online, and the option to study full or part time, on-campus, online or a blend of both it's all about flexibility.
Course duration: 1 year full time, part-time options available
Recommended Study Pattern
This course comprises of 7 subjects. Each year consists of three Study Periods, also known as Trimesters. The recommended study pattern consists of 7 core subjects, with 3 to be completed in your first study period, 2 in your second and 2 in your third.