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Beauty therapy courses

Get the skills to enter the beauty and spa industry. We offer a range of courses to help get you started. Study a short course or gain a TAFE certificate or diploma.


Our graduates find employment opportunities including:

  • beauty therapist
  • make-up artist
  • skin care professional
  • massage therapist (hot stone).


Our beauty therapy courses are provided by VU Polytechnic.

TAFE certificates & diplomas 4 courses

Duration: 0.5 years
Develop the skills and knowledge to start your beauty career. Our team of professionals will teach you how to provide treatments and ensure a safe work environment.
Duration: 9 months
Upgrade your skills to become a beauty therapist and work in the beauty industry or continue study at a higher level.
Duration: 1 year
Advance your beauty therapy skills and prepare for management positions in salons and spas with the Diploma of Beauty Therapy.
Duration: 2 years

Start training for a career in the beauty and make-up industry and learn foundational beauty services and make-up application skills.

Short courses 3 courses

Duration: 3 weeks

Develop the specialised knowledge and skills to apply eyelash extensions in a professional and hygienic manner.

Duration: 54 hours

Extend your dermal clinical knowledge and develop advanced micropigmentation (cosmetic tattooing) skills with this short course for industry professionals.

Duration: 3 hours

Learn the tips and tricks to apply your make-up like professionals.

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