SHB50121 Diploma of Beauty Therapy (Upskilling from SHB40121 Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy)

SHB50121 Diploma of Beauty Therapy (Upskilling) - Sechi Academy

SHB50121 Diploma of Beauty Therapy (Upskilling from SHB40121 Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy)

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Are there any pre-requisites or entry requirements ?
Upskilling to the SHB50121 Diploma of Beauty Therapy at Sechi Hair Academy required to completion of the SHB40121 Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy. Please note that if you completed the  SHB40121 Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy at another training organisation there may be additional elective units that may be required to be completed.
This qualification reflects the role of individuals who work as beauty therapists to provide a range of beauty therapy treatments and services, including lash and brow treatments, nail services, make-up, massage and waxing. They communicate with clients to recommend treatments and services and sell retail skin care and cosmetic products.

These individuals undertake work independently, with limited guidance from others, to perform routine and non-routine activities and solve non-routine problems. They apply and adapt technical skills and knowledge, and use judgment in the provision of beauty treatments and services. These individuals are responsible for their own outputs and provide limited guidance to others.

Work is typically conducted in beauty salons and spas.

This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government Funding.


What units are included in this course?

Students in the SHB40115 Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy are required to complete a total of nineteen (19) units of competency to be awarded this qualification. This consists of thirteen (13) core and six (6) set elective units of competency.

Unit Code Unit Title Core/Elective Nominal Hours
SHBBBOS010 Use reflexolgy relaxation techniques in beauty treatments
SHBBBOS011 Provide superficial lymph massage treatments Elective 80
SHBBCCS005 Advice on beauty products and services Core 30
SHBBCCS006 Prepare personalised aromatic plant oil blends for beauty treatments  Elective 35
SHBBSKS009 Provide micro-dermabrasion treatments Elective  40
SHBBSPA008 Provide Indian head massages for relaxation  Elective  25
SHBXCCS005 Maintain Health and wellbeing in a personal services setting  Core 40

What is the duration of this course?

The SHB40115 Diploma in Beauty Therapy runs for approximately five (5) months, and is a mixture of face-to-face classes held on a Monday.

All classes will commence at 9:15 AM and conclude at 3:45 PM, with a thirty (30) minute lunch break provided to all students at 12:15 PM.

All classes are compulsory as student attendance is vital to ensure students are taking part in classroom discussion and activities. If you are unable to attend class on the day, please notify your trainer at least thirty (30) minutes prior to the commencement of classes.

Repeated absences may lead to deferment, and in severe cases, termination of your course.

Am I eligible for a Government Funded Training Place?

Generally, you are eligible for a government-subsidised training place if you are:

  • an Australian citizen,
  • an Australian Permanent Resident (holder of a permanent visa),
  • a New Zealand citizen;

and are any of the following:

  • under 20 years of age, or
  • 20 years and older and 'upskilling' by seeking to enrol in a course at a higher level than your existing qualification.

Additionally, holders of a valid Centrelink Concession Card may be eligible for further concessions.


What is the total cost of my qualification?



Government Funded



Please Note: As per Skills Victoria requirement, we can only quote fees up to 31/12/2023. This Course Fee Outline is subject to change without notice.


Who do i contact for more information?

if you would like to discuss this course and/or your suitability in more detail, organise an equiry appointment or set up a private tour of our premises, please call our academy on (03) 8754 0000 for a confidential discussion, or alternatively email us at