Why study with us?

The National Academy of Beauty is a part of Pragmatic Training, an organisation established to help people across Australia get qualified and follow their passion through higher training. The National Academy of Beauty has one of the best beauty therapy courses Brisbane has to offer, giving you real-world experience and a nationally-recognised Diploma of Beauty Therapy SHB50115 at the completion of the course.


Our Classrooms are state-of the-art

The National Academy of Beauty is not a typical classroom.

At the National Academy of Beauty, we have strayed away from the traditional classrooms of the past and offer an involved and engaging learning environment. We offer a hands-on education experience, with a flexibility you won’t find in other beauty courses. Brisbane students will also be able to access our wide range of beauty-related resources in an engaging and innovative environment.

Everything you need is included in the course

In all of our classes, students have access to the latest collections of salon brands, to ensure students are prepared to use these professionally.


Our trainers really are the best!


Our trainers are completely dedicated to your success, giving guidance and support on the way to getting your diploma of beauty therapy in Brisbane. Students will learn and develop valuable skills and knowledge of the beauty industry with the help of our professional beauty therapist trainers.




After completing the Diploma of Beauty Therapy SHB50115, you will become proficient in a number of beauty industry skills, including:

Spa Therapies
Lash & Brow Treatments
Salon Financial Transactions
Massage, Facial & Body Treatments
Manicure and Pedicure

Get Started on the Path to a Glamorous Career in the Beauty Industry


Training at one of the finest beauty schools Brisbane has on offer can set you up for a number of different career pathways. Completing the Diploma of Beauty Therapy SHB50115 qualifies you as a beauty therapist and allows you to explore a whole range of different, exciting opportunities. Within beauty therapy, you can then go on to be a salon manager, cosmetic sales consultant, spa therapist, or even set up your own practice.



After graduating, you will get the chance to apply all the beauty industry knowledge and skills you gained from your time at the National Academy of Beauty as a beauty therapist. After your training at our professional Brisbane beauty school, you can opt to go on and do further study in the field for example you could go on to train in a Bachelor of Health Science (dermal therapies) if you wished.

Course Units

Code Module Name
Core units

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
Elective units

SHBBBOS004 Provide aromatherapy massages
SHBBCCS002 Prepare personalised aromatic plant oil blends for beauty treatments
SHBBSPA001 Work in a spa therapies framework
SHBBSPA002 Provide spa therapies
SHBBSPA003 Provide stone therapy massages
SHBBSPA004 Provide Indian head massages for relaxation
SHBBSKS005 Provide micro-dermabrasion treatments
SHBBINF001 Maintain infection control standards
SHBBHRS002 Provide female intimate waxing services
SHBBBOS006 Provide superficial lymph massage treatments
SHBBBOS005 Use reflexology relaxation techniques in beauty treatments
BSBSMB304 Determine resource requirements for the micro business


Course Requirements


All students are required to successfully complete Language, Literacy & Numeracy Assessments and a Computer Literacy test as part of their enrolment and orientation processes.

Students under the age of 18 are required to attend an interview prior to the acceptance of their enrolment.

Course Recognition


RPL/Credit Transfer is offered to all students upon enrolment (additional costs for RPL apply).


Payment options


Course Fees

For all course fee information please click links here: Beauty Course Fees, Makeup Course Fees

Australian citizens and holders of a permanent humanitarian visa may be eligible for VET Student Loans.

Click here to learn more and to see if you are eligible for VET Student Loans.

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