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Diploma of Beauty Therapy (Pathway)

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  • Objectives
    Pathway Diploma of Beauty Therapy will equip you with relevant and comprehensive skills and knowledge to successfully enter Beauty Therapy and related industries. Pathway Diploma of Beauty Therapy covers body treatments, reflexology relaxation techniques, massage and permanent Epilation techniques. You will be eligible to receive the Pathway Diploma of Beauty Therapy on successful completion of required competencies. This courses is based at the Gordon’s City Campus, Fenwick St, Geelong and is delivered by the School of Business and Management.
  • Entry requirements
    If you would like to study the Pathway Diploma of Beauty Therapy you must apply directly to the Gordon institute of TAFE. You will need to complete a direct entry application form, which is available from course information. Please refer to the Gordon’s website www.gordontafe.edu.au or contact course information for guidelines and current direct entry application information. For non Year 12 applicants, the Pathway Diploma of Beauty Therapy requires students to be at least 18 years of age. Applicants who have successfully completed the Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy may apply for the Pathway Diploma of Beauty Therapy. You will be expected to have suitable language, literacy and numeracy skills needed to undertake this course.
  • Academic Title
    Diploma of Beauty Therapy (Pathway)
  • Course description
    Modules / Units of Competency
    There are a number of Modules / Units of Competency that form the Diploma of Beauty Therapy (Pathway). The Modules / Units of Competency and hours listed below are included in the current Gordon course structure and are subject to change.
     
    Title     Approx. Hours

    Pathway Diploma of Beauty Therapy
    Provide Body Treatments     100
    Investigate new products and services     50
    Use reflexology relaxation techniques in beauty treatments     30
    Provide permanent Epilation     145
    Provide the massage treatment     340
    Plan the massage treatment     20
     
    Duration
    Pathway Diploma of Beauty Therapy is a full-part time* 6 month course. Students can expect approximately 24 hours of class attendance each week over four days. Student intakes are generally in February and July.

    * Selected units may be available on a part time basis. To check availability please contact Course Information.

    Selection Criteria
    Students who meet the above entry requirements will be accepted to study the Pathway Diploma of Beauty Therapy in date order of their application.

    Recognition of Prior Learning

    Recognition of prior learning (RPL) may be given for skills and knowledge gained through previous study or other relevant experience. For further information refer to the RPL brochure that can be found under Downloads & Forms.


    The Gordon offers a range of support services to assist prospective students with course, career or fee advice. For enrolled students, the Gordon provides general education support, counselling and careers advisors, disability support services and an Indigenous Education Unit. The Gordon also offers an on-campus Student Residence for students living away from home. If you need assistance in any of these aspects please let a Gordon staff member know so that we can arrange assistance where appropriate.

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