Diploma of Beauty Therapy



Your amazing career in Beauty Therapy starts here. Become a beauty therapist with the latest industry techniques, theory, practice and cutting edge beauty therapy skills with real-world salon experience.

The Diploma of Beauty Therapy course has been designed as a high level qualification for those wishing to operate as a beauty therapist, employing staff and managing a beauty salon. Graduates from this course emerge confident and knowledgeable about the beauty industry, with plenty of real-world salon experience.


Study Option Duration Start Date
Flexible part-time: call us on 07 3891 5696 24 months July 16, 2018 ENROL
Full Time: Two days per week, 9am-4pm 12 months July 16, 2018 ENROL
Financial transactions
Salon services
Health and hygiene
Camouflage makeup
Lash and brow treatments
Manicures and pedicures
Body massage
Indian head massage
Stone therapy massage
Lymph massage treatments

Successful graduates from the Diploma of Beauty Therapy course have many attractive career options. Possibilities include;

  • Salon Therapist
  • Beauty Trainer
  • Owning, operating or managing a beauty salon
  • Working internationally as a beauty therapist
  • Sales representative or area manager
  • Working in product development training
  • Day Spa, Destination, Cruise Ships, Medi-Spas, Hotels
  • Retail and Marketing
  • Freelance Beauty Therapy
  • Beauty blogger

All learning materials and product are provided.


Students should have completed Year 10 (or equivalent) with a minimum age requirement of 16 for entry into this course. Prospective students are encouraged to attend an interview and tour of the academy prior to enrolment.

Students must complete all of the below course units to achieve the Diploma of Beauty Therapy qualification. Please note that the Academy of Cinemagraphic Makeup may alter the subject selection from time to time.

SHBBBOS002 Provide body massages
SHBBBOS003 Provide body treatments
SHBBFAS001 Provide lash and brow services
SHBBFAS002 Provide facial treatments and skin care recommendations
SHBBFAS003 Provide specialised facial treatments
SHBBHRS001 Provide waxing services
SHBBMUP002 Design and apply make-up
SHBBNLS001 Provide manicure and pedicare services
SHBBRES001 Research and apply beauty industry information
SHBXCCS001 Conduct salon financial transactions
SHBXCCS002  Provide salon services to clients
SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
SHBXWHS001 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices
SHBBBOS005 Use reflexology relaxation techniques in beauty treatments
SHBBBOS004 Provide aromatherapy massages
SHBBCCS002 Prepare personalised aromatic plant oil blends for beauty treatments
SHBBSPA003 Provide stone therapy massages
SHBBSPA004 Provide Indian head massages for relaxation
SHBBBOS006 Provide superficial lymph massage treatments
SHBBHRS002 Provide female intimate waxing services
SHBBMUP004 Design and apply remedial camouflage make-up
SHBBSKS005 Provide micro-dermabrasion treatments
SHBBINF001 Maintain infection control standards
SHBBCCS001 Advise on beauty products and services 
SHBBBOS001 Apply cosmetic tanning products

The Academy continues to support students after their studies are complete. Through the AACM Alumni Network we provide ongoing opportunities for work experience, employment and networking. Our trainers also continue to mentor past students.


“The course, trainers and people are all fantastic. I learnt so, so much and made heaps of new friends. Awesome course to do! I'd recommend AACM to anyone who wants a career in beauty therapy.”

Stevie F, Diploma of Beauty Therapy

Ready to start an exciting career in the makeup industry?