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Diploma Of Beauty Therapy

SIB50110 Diploma of Beauty Therapy
CRICOS Course Code: NSW 00246M, QLD 03107J.
Location: Sydney and Brisbane
Distance Education: Available for Australian students
Australian Students: Full-time on-campus, Full-time and part-time by distance education
Overseas Students: Full-time on-campus in Sydney and Brisbane only
Course Duration: Full-time: 52 weeks including 10 weeks break

Course Overview and outcomes
The SIB50110 Diploma of Beauty Therapy at ANCB is your ticket to a successful career in an exciting and expanding industry. The Diploma course covers the common treatments available in Certificate IV and additional units in body treatments, electrolysis, micro-dermabrasian, aromatherapy and plant oils, reflexology, massage, advanced facials and spa treatments, depending on the elective stream chosen. You will develop industry required skills needed to enhance and expand your career.  With expert guidance and support in a specialised, interactive learning environment you can relax and enjoy the essence of studying beauty therapy.
The SIB50110 Diploma of Beauty Therapy pathways include:
• Electrolysis
• Spa Treatments
• Aromatherapy/Relaxation Massage.

Electrolysis is the only form of permanent hair removal and the practice has been around for 80 years.  It is the foundation knowledge and practice required for newer forms of hair reduction services such as laser and IPL. Electrolysis treats hair regardless of pigmentation, so is an important treatment for beauty therapist to have a sound knowledge and skill in, especially if they are working with other methods of hair reduction. Our program consists of 168 hours of dedicated electrolysis practice in a classroom and clinic based setting. This is essential for anybody that wants to go onto the Victoria University Bachelor of Health Science (Dermal Therapies).  (Theory and practical based).

Spa Treatments
Spa therapies have been emerging in popularity over many years, and are now an essential part of the treatment repertoire. Most beauty therapy businesses provide relaxation and regenerative services. It is one of the fastest growing industries in the world today.

For those that wish to work in resorts, spa’s, cruise ships, boutique and lifestyle retreats, this is the program for you.   You will cover spa treatments in a dry room setting, wet room setting/hydrotherapy and learn treatments from eastern and Ayurvedic influences including Indian head massage, Stone therapy massage, Reflexology, Body exfoliation, Wraps and Clays.

Students will learn the theoretical aspects of all spa services along with building on customer relations in the workplace.  Complete over 300 hours of practical based experience and clinic based settings.   Students will complete training in the application of first aid.

Industry Accreditation
This course has been designed to meet industry recognition by the Association of Professional Aestheticians of Australia (APAA). The APAA is the oldest and most active Association in the Beauty Industry in Australia. ANCB is accredited with ITEC and CIDESCO, both are leading international accrediting bodies for the Beauty Therapy Industry. ITEC  is one of the premier International Awarding Organisiations for qualifications in Beauty, Complementary and Sports Therapy & CIDESCO is the world’s first International  Beauty Therapy Association. Both recognitions provide students with a platform of International accreditations.

This course is ideal for students wishing to complete a Beauty Therapy qualification as a pathway to higher levels of study. Students successfully completing the SIB50110 Diploma of Beauty Therapy at ANCB have the option of continuing to study a Bachelor of Health Science (Dermal Therapies) at Victoria University in Melbourne Campus. Completing this Bachelor degree at Victoria University takes another 2.5 years of full-time study or part-time equivalent to complete.

Entry requirements
ANCB courses are direct entry. For on campus students, if you are under the age of 18 years at course commencement you may be required to participate in an interview to assess your suitability for the course.
For ANCB flexible online learning you are required to be over the age of 18 years at course commencement.

Overseas students are required to demonstrate an English language proficiency of IELTS 5.5 (Academic) overall, with a minimum of 5.0 in each skill. This course is available to overseas students studying full-time on-campus in Sydney. Part-time and distance education options are not available for overseas students.

Units of Competency
Unit Code Unit Title Unit Type
SIBBNLS201A Work in a nail services framework Core
SIBBCCS301A Apply the principles of skin biology to beauty treatments Core
SIBBFAS302A Provide lash and brow treatments Core
SIRXOHS001A Apply safe working practices Core
SIBBCCS406A Use electricity in beauty therapy treatments Core
SIBBCCS408A Promote healthy nutritional options in a beauty therapy context Core
SIBBNLS202A Provide manicure and pedicare services Core
SIBXCCS201A Conduct financial transactions Core
SIBXCCS202A Provide service to clients Core
SIBBCCS302A Advise on beauty services Core
SIBBCCS405A Develop treatment plans Core
SIBBCCS407A Interpret the chemical composition and physical actions of cosmetic products Core
SIBXFAS201A Design and apply make-up Core
SIRXIND001A Work effectively in a retail environment Core
SIBBCCS404A Work in a skin therapies framework Core
SIRXCOM001A Communicate in the workplace Core
SIBBCCS403A Recognise body structures and systems in a beauty therapy context Core
SIBBHRS301A Perform waxing treatments Core
SIBBBOS402A Provide body treatments Core
SIBBBOS401A Perform body massage Core
SIBBFAS404A Provide facial treatments Core
SIBBFAS405A Perform advanced facial treatments Core
General Elective Units
SIBBFAS303A Design and apply remedial camouflage make-up General Elective
HLTFA301B Apply First Aid General Elective
SIBBSKS506A Apply micro-dermabrasion to improve skin appearance General Elective
BSBSUS201A Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices General Elective
SIRXSLS004A Build relationships with customers General Elective
SIBBSKS503A Perform diathermy treatments General Elective
Plus one of the following Specialist Elective Unit Group
Elective Unit Group B – Electrolysis
HLTIN402B Maintain infection control standards in office practice settings Specialist Elective
SIBBHRS504A Provide electrolysis treatments Specialist Elective
Elective Unit Group C – Relaxation Massage (Flexible Online Only)
SIBBBOS403A Perform aromatherapy massage Specialist Elective
SIBBBOS504A Apply aromatic plant oil chemistry to beauty treatments Specialist Elective
SIBBBOS505A Blend and apply a range of aromatic plant oils for beauty treatments Specialist Elective
SIBBBOS506A Use reflexology relaxation techniques in beauty treatments Specialist Elective
SIBBSPA505A Provide Indian head massage for relaxation Specialist Elective
Elective Unit Group D – Spa Treatments
SIBBSPA501A Work in a spa therapies framework Specialist Elective
SIBBSPA502A Plan spa program Specialist Elective
SIBBSPA503A Provide spa therapies Specialist Elective
SIBBSPA504A Provide stone therapy massage Specialist Elective
SIBBSPA505A Provide Indian head massage for relaxation Specialist Elective
Course Information
Course Duration:
1 year Full Time The Diploma of Beauty Therapy (WRB50105) is the highest level qualification available in Beauty Therapy.

This course will provide you with all the tools you need to graduate confident, knowledgeable and most importantly, experienced in real world clinic work.

The Diploma of Beauty Therapy combines theory and practice with individual attention from our highly experienced trainers. Every day you will be learning new skills at the cutting edge of beauty therapy. You will learn not only how to create a wonderful experience for your clients, making them look and feel fantastic, but also how to perform a wide range of salon duties.

Specialist units such as Planning a spa program and permanent expiation expand on core units to give you a complete qualification that will take you wherever you want to go.

To achieve the Diploma of Beauty Therapy: A total of Thirty-three units of competency must be completed. This comprises - Twenty-three core units & five specialist units.

The WRB50105 Diploma of Beauty Therapy is the highest qualification available within the National Beauty Training Package. Students acquire the necessary skills and techniques to perform facial and body treatments as well as an in-depth understanding of the theoretical aspect of this qualification.