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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 Victoria Polytechnic.

Short courses 3 courses

Duration: 1000 hours
EAP is a university and TAFE preparation course. It is designed for students with upper intermediate to advanced levels of English who want to gain admission to an Australian TAFE, undergraduate or postgraduate course.
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.

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.

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