Diploma of Beauty Therapy

Kangan Institute

Course details

CRICOS course code: 091815G

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational


The Diploma of Beauty Therapy is the highest and most sought after qualification in the industry. This course will provide you with the knowledge, experience and advanced skills you need to start your career as a qualified Beauty Therapist. Students will learn to perform facial treatments, massage and body treatments (including aromatherapy, hot stone therapy and Indian head massage), waxing, manicure and pedicure treatments, while working with the best salon brands like Dermalogica, Algologie and Kryolan

Our course delivery features a combination of on-campus and remote (online) learning. This flexibility allows our students to continue to study in a safe, guided and supported manner.

Major Study Areas

  • Facial massage
  • Body massage
  • Stone massage
  • Hair removal
  • Lash and brow treatments
  • Makeup
  • Spa treatments
  • Nail technology services
  • Aromatherapy
  • Selling retail skin care and cosmetic products
  • Providing advice on beauty treatments and services
  • Coordinating a work team

Study pathways

Students can undertake further studies at the university level.

Career pathways

Graduates may seek employment as a:

  • Beauty Therapist
  • Beauty Salon Manager/Owner
  • Freelance Therapist
  • Beauty Advisor
  • Massage therapist

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
20,500 Per Year
Read moreAnnual Amenities Fee: 200 Books and Equipment: Approximately 3,300
Feb 2023 1 year
Self study / online (with attendance)
Cremorne Campus
85 Cremorne Street
Melbourne Victoria 3121
24,000 Per Year
Read moreAnnual Amenities Fee: 200 Books and Equipment: Approximately 3,300
Feb 2023 1 year
Self study / online (with attendance)
Bendigo TAFE City Campus
23 Mundy Street
Bendigo Victoria 3550

Entry criteria


Australian Year 12 equivalency or higher

English language:

Academic IELTS 5.5 overall no band less than 5.0 or recognized equivalency

TOEFL iBT: 55 overall (Listening: 9, Speaking: 16, Reading: 10, Writing: 10);

Pearson Test of English (PTE): 42-49 overall (no band less than 40)

Cambridge English – Advanced (CAE): 162 overall (no band less than 154)

Secondary schooling or tertiary studies: Satisfactory completion of two years (full-time) academic study in an institution where English was the language of instruction and assessment and having completed these studies no more than two years prior to commencing studies.

Senior secondary school (in Australia): Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) with a study score of 20 (including interstate)


Kangan Institute
Docklands Campus
1 Batmans Hill Dr
Melbourne Victoria 3008
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