Our most popular and highly recommended Beauty course, the Diploma of Beauty Therapy qualification is now offered as a fully supported online option.

We have designed an online study option, including live weekly lectures and ongoing trainer support for people living remotely and/or without easy access to our 3 campus locations. Our intention on developing this course is to give all prospective students who would like to explore a career in Beauty Therapy access to quality training with a private college, well known for their ability to mentor and nurture students through the learning journey and into a rewarding career.

The Diploma of Beauty Therapy is designed as a high-level qualification for those wishing to operate

as a beauty therapist, employing staff and managing a beauty salon. The course allows students to learn the latest beauty industry techniques and to further expand their skills to a Graduate Certificate in IPL and Laser Hair Reduction, Diploma of Salon Management or a pathway to university studies. This is the most highly regarded of all Beauty qualifications.

Our Demi Diploma of Beauty Graduates are working at L’occitane – State Manager, Chanel – Product Management, Pure Indulgence, Noosa Springs, Sofitel Day Spas, Skin Clinics, Steiner on Cruise Ships around the world just to name a few.

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VET Student Loans

Demi International Beauty Academy is a registered training organisation approved to offer VET Student Loans to eligible students under the Higher Education Support Act 2003. The Diploma of Beauty Online is an approved course. VET Student Loans can be used to pay part of an eligible student’s tuition fees. To find out more please visit VET Fee Schedules page or contact us 07 5309 6635.

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Qualification Outcomes

The Diploma of Beauty Therapy the highest nationally recognised beauty qualification available. Successful graduates have many attractive career options; including: Owning, operating or managing a beauty salon; working at a day spa or health retreat; working internationally as a beauty therapist; working as a sales representative or area manager; and working in product development training. Students will learn the latest beauty industry techniques, all theory and practical aspects of beauty therapy, including specialised spa treatments and microdermabrasion. Graduates at Demi International have been given extensive real-world salon experience.

Course Duration and Study Options

Option 1 – Course Duration: 13 Months

Delivery: 4 x 10 week terms of delivery via a live weekly lecture – 1 day a week virtual classroom online lecture. Flexible options are available if you are unable to make a lecture.

Teacher directed study: Online 20 -25 hours/ week over 4 x 10 week term.

Compulsory Face to Face Practical sessions: 5 x 5 day onsite practical sessions each school holiday block; March/April, June/July, September/October, December & January*. You are able to nominate one of the 3 campuses you will attend to do your prac block; Maroochydore, Cairns or Toowoomba.

*Exact dates to be confirmed when you enrol.

Tuition Fees

The course tuition costs are $12,800 of which up to $10,342 can be covered by VET Student Loans. The

balance of $2,458 can be covered on payment plan of $50.26 per week inc direct debit fees or Centrepay. The tuition fees

include all teacher directed learning, learning materials, resources, products and towels.

*If you apply for a Vet Student Loan you may need to undertake a LLN Assessment.

Additional Fees not included in Tuition Fees. All students will be required to pay a (non-refundable) equipment fee of $250 at enrolment to cover a uniform, access to an online Teacher Directed Learning Management System (LMS) and an online textbook.

Payment Plans

Payment plans with varied options are available upon request (see back page for examples).


Students should have completed a Senior Secondary Certificate of Education for the completion of Year 12 or AQF Certificate IV or higher qualification (where the language of instruction is English) or both: The student is to be assessed as competent at or above Exit Level 3 in an Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) Literacy and Numeracy Exam and also The student must display the required level of competence Demi International reasonably believes is required for a Diploma level of Study. Younger applicants are welcome to apply and entry will be at the discretion of the RTO.


  • 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
  • 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


  • SHBBBOS004 Provide aromatherapy massages
  • SHBBBOS005 Use reflexology relaxation techniques in beauty treatments
  • SHBBCCS002 Prepare personalised aromatic plant oil blends for beauty treatments
  • SHBBSPA003 Provide stone therapy massages
  • SHBBSPA004 Provide Indian head massages for relaxation
  • BSBSMB404 Undertake small business planning
  • SHBBHRS002 Provide female intimate waxing services
  • SHBBINF001 Maintain infection control standards
  • SHBBMUP003 Design and apply make-up for photography
  • ICTWEB201 Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement
  • BSBSMB403 Market the small business
  • SHBBBOS006 Provide superficial lymph massage treatments


Payment Plan Options – Examples
Monthly Payments Diploma
Tuition Fee: $12,800
Equipment Fee: $250
Monthly Payments: $1067 x 12
Fortnightly Payments: $493 x 26
Weekly Payments: $247 x 52


The assessment methods used in the Certificate IV and Diploma are competency based and include written and practical tasks. The assessment tasks are completed throughout your course of study.

Government Study Assist – VET Student Loans

Demi International Beauty Academy is a registered training organisation and has been approved to offer VET Student loans to eligible students under the Higher Education Support Act 2003. The Diploma of Screen and Media is an approved course. VET Student Loans can be used to pay part of an eligible student’s tuition fees. Students who access Vet Student Loans are charged 20% loading from the Federal Government. The total debt to be incurred at completion of this Qualification will be $12,410.40. The debt will be repaid when your income is above the minimum repayment- threshold through your income tax. To find out more please visit www.studyassist.gov.au or call 07 5309 6635. Tuition assurance protects students in the event a course provided by an approved VSL provider ceases to be provided after it starts but before it is completed. Affected students are offered a replacement course with another provider and where this is not possible, the students’ FEE-HELP balance for the affected part of the course will be re-credited.

Language, Literacy and Numeracy Advice

The National Reading Reporting System informs the identification and description of underpinning English language, literacy and numeracy features and requirements within competency standards. The learner’s language, literacy and numeracy levels are expected to be equivalent to 3/4 of the National Reporting System.

A sound level of English language skills (reading and writing skills) is required. Oral communication – a learner will be able to use and respond to spoken language within a variety of contexts. Numeracy and mathematics – a learner will be able to recognise and use a variety of conventions and symbolism of formal mathematics.

Support Services

Demi International will provide learners with every opportunity to complete their chosen qualification. Support from your trainer is available to ensure you understand the learning and assessment requirements once you have commenced study with Demi International Beauty Academy.

The Academy will identify and access appropriate support services, and ensure the necessary services are provided for participants as required.