Why study with us?

With years of experience providing nationally-recognised, experience-based beauty courses, Melbourne has a world class training facility in the National Academy of Beauty. The Diploma of Beauty Therapy SHB50115 is a dynamic way of developing your skills and understanding of the beauty industry.

Our Classrooms are state-of the-art

Massage on Lady's Back
Massage on Lady’s Back

The National Academy of Beauty is not a typical classroom.

At the National Academy of Beauty, we do things differently. We allow you to tailor your learning experience to your lifestyle through the flexibility of our beauty therapy courses in Melbourne. You will also have access to some of the best resources in the beauty industry through our cutting edge classrooms. Our hands-on approach to learning gives you the opportunity to explore all the different aspects of beautician work.

Everything you need is included in the course

Beauty Therapy Itmes at Spa
Beauty Therapy Itmes at Spa

To prepare our students for work in the beauty industry, we keep our classrooms stocked with the latest salon products and brands.

Our trainers really are the best!

Beauty Therapy Spa Stones
Beauty Therapy Spa Stones

The quality of our professional trainers is just another reason why we are one of the best beauty schools Melbourne has to offer. Our trainers care about you and your success. They use their wealth of experience to give you industry-related beauty advice, both helping you in class and giving you the skills required for a job in the beauty industry at the end of the course.


Facial Treatment
Facial Treatment

Completing the Diploma of Beauty Therapy SHB50115 will give you skills in a wide range of fields, such as:

  • Waxing
  • Manicure and Pedicure
  • Make-Up
  • Massage, Facial & Body Treatments
  • Lash & Brow Treatments
  • Spa therapies
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Nutrition
  • Salon Financial Transactions

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

Facial Treatment Mask
Facial Treatment Mask

Launching your career is made easy with the qualifications obtained through the National Academy of Beauty’s diploma of beauty therapy. Melbourne has a wide range of careers available for graduates with these skills, including as a cosmetic sales consultant, makeup artist, and salon owner. After you have completed your diploma, you will be a fully qualified beauty therapist. You will even have enough knowledge and understanding of the industry to work for yourself and be your own boss.


French Green Clay Face Mask Base
French Green Clay Face Mask Base

There are a range of tertiary education options available after finishing your beauty course. Melbourne has a wide range of opportunities for a completely qualified beauty therapist, but this can also lead on to further study, for example a Bachelor of Health Science (Dermal Therapies).

Beauty Therapy 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.

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