SHB50121: Diploma of Beauty Therapy
Skills First government funded subsidised place
This course information is relevant to applicants who are eligible for a Victorian Government Skills First subsidised place.
The SHB50121 Diploma of Beauty Therapy is the benchmark qualification for those wishing to enter the industry as a fully qualified Beauty Therapist and entry to postgraduate studies as a specialist Dermal Therapist or Dermal Clinician.
The unique way in which we deliver this course also offers elly lukas graduates a broad choice of career outcomes and specialisations in the following areas:
• Beauty Therapist
• Spa Therapist
• Make-up Artist
• Massage Therapist
• Brow Specialist
• Skin Specialist
Completion of the Diploma at elly lukas is a pre-requisite for postgraduate entry into the Higher Education Degree programs at the Australian Dermal Science Institute.
|Associate Degree in Applied Health Science
|Qualification: Dermal Therapist
|2 year course
|Bachelor of Applied Health Science
|Qualification: Dermal Clinician
|3 year course
Qualification: Dermal Therapist
2 year course
Qualification: Dermal Clinician
1 additional year after completion of the 2 x year Associate Degree
Face to face on campus classes.
|Full time (1 year)
|3 days per week (plus Clinic Days & Burst Weeks)
|9.00am to 4.30pm
3 days per week (plus Clinic Days & Burst weeks)
9.00am to 4.30pm
Course intakes: January, June & December each year
Government Funded Subsidised place
VET Student Loan Approved
Eligibility applies for government funded subsidised places and VET Student Loan.
- Click on the link to receive a course guide.
- Click on the link to book in to attend an Information Session & college tour.
- After the Information Session and college tour, complete the pre-training review and course observation (in which you observe current classes).
- Applicants must demonstrate academic suitability and meet all eligibility requirements.
- Complete and lodge your enrolment form and required documents.
Meet Some of Our Diploma Graduates
You can’t just turn up and enrol at elly lukas. We open our College and our classrooms to you so that you can really experience why our College is so unique in order to make an informed decision about your career future.
We know that the College you choose can have a major impact on your career success. It’s for this reason that you’re invited to attend our Information Sessions held at the College every day [Monday to Friday] at 10am until 11.30am.
After the Information Session you will be invited to make a time to participate in course observation. This is your opportunity to come and sit in to observe our award winning education in action.
It’s a little like test driving a car before you buy!
You’ll be able to experience our exceptional facilities, understand how our training is delivered and check out some of the treatments provided in the course. Whilst you are in our classroom, we ask that you dress in all black clothing, wearing closed toe shoes, refrain from using your mobile phone at any time and conduct yourself in a respectful manner.
If you like what see and are willing to put in the hard work and effort required to become a future leader in the Beauty, Spa & Dermal Therapy industry and wish to enrol, you then move onto the next step and complete a pre-training review during your meeting with our Course Advisor.
Minimum age (Diploma of Beauty Therapy) : 17 (on day of enrolment) or completion of year 11.
What are the tuition fees & how are they paid?
Students who enrol in the Dual Diploma (SHB50121 Diploma of Beauty Therapy & SHB50216 Diploma of Salon Management) and are eligible to receive Skills First Government funding and the Vet Student Loan will have $0 out of pocket ‘gap’ tuition fees in 2023 & 2024.
THE BEAUTY BUSINESS DUAL DIPLOMA
SHB50121 Diploma of Beauty Therapy & SHB50216 Diploma of Salon Management
Govt. Funded subsidised Tuition fee : $29,900 for both courses (subject to change)
How much can I include on the Vet Student Loan?
Eligible Students can put $29,900 onto their Vet Student Loan ($18,097 + $11,803 = $29,900)
I’m eligible for Vet Student Loan, what is my ‘gap’ tuition fee? – If enrolling in the Dual Diploma you will have $0 out of pocket ‘gap’ tuition fee.
SHB50121 Diploma of Beauty Therapy
Govt. Funded subsidized Tuition fee: $24,900 (subject to change)
How much can I include on the Vet Student Loan?
Eligible Students can put $18,097 onto their Vet Student Loan
I’m eligible for Vet Student Loan, what is my ‘gap’ tuition fee? – If enrolling in the Single Diploma of Beauty Therapy you will have $6,803 out of pocket ‘gap’ tuition fee.
Whilst you only pay this amount personally, remember that if you have received the Vet Student Loan it gives rise to a HELP debt that continues to be a debt due to the Commonwealth until it is repaid!
The Vet Student Loan is repaid to the Commonwealth out of your salary once you earn over $51,500 per year. See the Financial Support page for more information.
I thought the tuition fees at elly lukas were much higher?
Yes, in previous years the tuition fees were much higher, but as this training is now delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding a quality education with the exceptional career opportunities that follow is now much more affordable.
Eligibility criteria apply. The tuition fees published are subject to change given individual circumstances at time of enrolment.
Am I eligible for Government Funding?
Eligibility Criteria includes:
You must be:
an Australian citizen, or
an Australian permanent resident, or
a New Zealand citizen.
You must be physically present in Victoria while participating in training and assessment.
Skills First funding is limited to:
two courses at a time
two courses in a year.
It’s important to note, however, that there are some exemptions and exclusions to the criteria, and limits to how many subsidised courses you can do. Use the below link for a full list of eligibility and exemptions.
CHECK YOUR ELIGIBILITY FOR GOVT. FUNDING HERE
What are the materials, uniform & equipment cost?
Uniform, makeup & brush kit, protective clothing, shoes, tool kit, text book, unit books, orientation retreat & student amenities is $1,200
Prior to enrolment, you’ll be provided with an itemized equipment & materials list and can choose to provide your own tools and equipment if you wish.
What are the payment options?
Tuition fees are paid in 3 x installments by the census dates over the course year.
You can pay with credit or debit card or via bank transfer.
Materials, uniform & equipment cost is paid prior to course commencement (usually on enrolment).
What career options are available?
Further study options / pathways?
elly lukas Diploma of Beauty Therapy graduates have exclusive access to the Higher Education Degree courses offered at the Australian Dermal Science Institute. These Degree courses are also recognized by the peak industry body and allow admission to the Australian Society of Dermal Clinicians.
As elly lukas has a separate Science Faculty, this enhanced delivery of the underpinning theoretical knowledge during your Diploma prepares you for transition into Degree studies for those who wish to specialize as Dermal Therapists or Dermal Clinicians.
Associate Degree in Applied Health Science (Dermal Therapy) – 2 years
Qualification outcome : Dermal Therapist
After completing the Associate Degree, students can continue their Dermal Degree studies for an additional year to complete the Bachelor Degree.
Bachelor Degree of Applied Health Science (Clinical Aesthetics) – 1 additional year after completing the Associate Degree.
Qualification outcome : Dermal Clinician
Many of our Diploma Graduates have also gone onto to complete Bachelor of Nursing Degrees at various Universities in order to become a Registered Nurse (RN).
How much do I have to pay to get started?
There is no cost or obligation to participate in course observation.
Should you decide to enrol – payment of your materials, uniform, amenities & equipment cost ($1200) is paid prior to course commencement (usually on enrolment).
Provider Registration Code: 3789 VET Student Loans will not be approved for students who do not meet eligibility requirements and a VET Student Loan gives rise to a HELP debt that continues to be a debt due to the Commonwealth until it is repaid.
Conditions of enrolment: contact us to obtain a copy of our fees, charges & refund policy. elly lukas College has policies and procedures relating to access and equity, student agreements, complaints, appeals and disciplinary processes, enrolment, orientation, assessment & certification, credits, skills recognition, excursions, field trips, uniform, equipment, non-smoking policy, professional presentation and grooming, Freedom of Information, Australian Privacy Principles and Electronic Transactions and attendance – which are publicly available from the College Administration. Students with disabilities are encouraged to visit the college to determine if the course requirements and career opportunities are suitable. Details are subject to change