Many people trained in beauty therapy a long time ago and have qualifications that are now not recognised. You can apply to upgrade your old qualification to the latest Diploma of Beauty Therapy SHB50115.

You can apply for RPL for units you have experience in but may not have a formal qualification for. Your old qualifications will be mapped to the new qualification, and you may need to complete some units to reach the new standard.

The cost is $5000 for the upgraded unit. Payment plans are available to students.

As a general guide therapists with a Diploma WRB50199 or WRB50105 may need to complete or prove RPL. Those with a Certificate IV would normally need to complete the following units:

SHBBHRS002 Perform Female intimate waxing treatments
SHBBSPA001 Work in a spa therapies framework
SHBBINF001 Maintain infection control standards
SHBBSPA002 Provide spa therapies
SHBBSPA003 Provide stone therapy massage
SHBBSPA004 Provide Indian head massage for relaxation
BSBSMB404 Undertake small business planning
SHBBCCS002 Prepare personalised aromatic plant oil blends for beauty
SHBBBOS005 Use reflexology relaxation techniques in beauty treatments
SHBBSKS005 Apply microdermabrasion to apply skin appearance

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