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Beauty Therapy

Diploma of Beauty Therapy

National ID: SHB50115 | State ID: AWO6

Are you interested in the science behind beauty?

The beauty industry is rapidly evolving to accommodate latest technologies - and a large part of this is laser skin and hair removal.  This area of work requires therapists to have specialised dermal qualifications.  South Metropolitan TAFE is proud to be the first TAFE in Western Australia to offer this certification, the Dermal Science of Beauty Diploma.  This diploma opens graduates to a range of employment opportunities, as well as advanced dermal science qualifications.

You will be trained by industry specialists in the latest dermal cosmeceutical skin care. This course has STEM skills with a focus on technology and science in addition to the creativity of beauty care.

Gain these skills

  • microdermabrasion
  • specialised skin peels 
  • IPL and laser safety protocols
  • facials and specialised facials
  • make-up
  • body massage
  • waxing
  • lash and brow treatments
  • aromatherapy
  • spray tanning
  • lash extensions
  • skills in retail and sales operations
  • reflexology
  • Indian head massage
  • hot stone massage

On completion of this course you will gain the Laser Safety Officers Certificate required to perform IPL and laser treatments in a salon or clinic.

Work in specialist, open to the public clinics on campus

You will have the opportunity to apply your skills in our Hair, Beauty & Massage Student Clinics.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Beauty practitioner | Beauty therapist | Beauty consultant | Dermal therapist | Laser safety officer
Further Study Option(s)
Diploma of Screen and Media (Creative Make-up)

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Joondalup (McLarty Ave)

  • One year
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Perth

  • One year
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Joondalup (McLarty Ave) One year No No selection criteria
Perth One year No No selection criteria
View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Mandurah

  • One year
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Murdoch

  • One year
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Mandurah One year No No selection criteria
Murdoch One year No No selection criteria
View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Albany

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Bunbury

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Albany Two semesters No No selection criteria
Bunbury Two semesters Yes Academic achievement and work history

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy

National ID: SHB40115 | State ID: AWO5

Are you ready for a beautiful career?

When you complete the Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy you will be looking at a career as a beauty therapist.

Some of the skills and treatments you will learn are:

  • Facials and specialised facials
  • Body massage
  • Waxing
  • Lash and brows
  • Makeup application
  • Spray tanning
  • Eye lash extensions
  • Retail and sales operations

Our product training is led by industry specialists and we also teach the latest beauty trends.

You will also have the opportunity to apply your skills in our Hair, Beauty & Massage Student Clinics.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Beauty therapist and Beauty salon assistant.
Further Study Option(s)
Diploma of Beauty Therapy

Course overview

View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Mandurah

  • One year
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Murdoch

  • One year
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Mandurah One year No No selection criteria
Murdoch One year No No selection criteria
View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Albany

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Bunbury

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Albany Two semesters No No selection criteria
Bunbury Two semesters Yes Academic achievement and work history

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Certificate III in Make-Up

National ID: SHB30215 | State ID: AWP0

Are you ready to make face-changing decisions?

If you are passionate about the exciting world of make-up and would like to work in make-up studios, cosmetic retail, fashion and media set or photography studios then this course could be the perfect one for you. 

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Specialist Make-Up Artist | Make-Up Artist | Runway Specialist

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy, Diploma of Beauty Therapy

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Perth

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Joondalup (McLarty Avenue) One semester No No selection criteria
Perth One semester No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Certificate III in Beauty Services

National ID: SHB30115 | State ID: AWO7

If you are keen to learn about nail technologywaxing services, and lash and brow services, this course could be the perfect one for you!

You'll gain the skills and confidence to enter the beauty industry and provide a range of services, learning the tips of the trade to be successful in a very competitive market. 

Gain these skills:

  • lash and brow treatments
  • manicure and pedicure design
  • apply makeup
  • lash extension
  • waxing
  • tanning
  • perform client consultations
  • advise on beauty products and services

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

  • Beauty Therapist
  • Make-up Artist
  • Home Business Operator
  • Trainer/Educator
  • Beaty Salon Assistant

Further Study Options(s)

Certificate III in Make-Up, Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy, Diploma of Beauty Therapy, Diploma of Screen and Media (Creative Make-up), Cosmetic Tattooing skill set

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Joondalup (McLarty)

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Perth

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Joondalup (McLarty) One semester No No selection criteria
Perth One semester No No selection criteria
View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Mandurah

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Murdoch

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Mandurah One semester No No selection criteria
Murdoch One semester No No selection criteria
View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Albany

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Esperance

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Albany Two semesters No No selection criteria
Esperance Two semesters No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Nail Technology

Develop the practical skills and knowledge to care for and enhance the appearance of nails.Learn about how to provide manicures, pedicures and specialised nail enhancement procedures such as gel and acrylic nails. You can also choose to learn how to apply nail art.

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Hairdressing

These courses provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to perform a full range of hairdressing services including fundamental and creative haircutting, styling, colouring, perming and straightening on male and female clients. You’ll also learn to perform reception duties such as making appointments and writing up client record cards, and client consultation and advice.

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Beauty Therapy

Do you love working closely with people and making them feel good about themselves? There are many opportunities that can lead to a rewarding career in the beauty or complementary therapies field. You need great communication skills and must enjoy working in a team environment. Through our courses, you will gain knowledge and skills to provide a full range of advanced beauty, spa and natural therapy treatments.

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Massage Therapy

Therapeutic massage is increasingly becoming a part of our fast paced lives and the need for skilled practitioners is growing with it. You will assess a client’s massage needs and perform therapeutic massage based on a knowledge of the structure of the human body and using a range of soft tissue massage techniques.

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Sport Development

Make what you love what you do! Sport development gives you the practical skills and knowledge to develop, coordinate, coach and officiate in a range of sports. If you are interested in pursuing a career as a professional athlete, you can join the athlete development program and concentrate on training in your specialist sport.

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Pathology

A qualification in pathology will open up a world of diverse employment opportunities within the healthcare system. Working at the forefront of pathology services, a pathology collector provides valuable service in hospital wards, outpatients, and in community collection centres ensuring specimens requested for pathology testing are collected appropriately to be forwarded to the laboratory.

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