SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy

Purpose:
The purpose of this Student Enrolment Agreement is to give you complete information about the SHB50115 - Diploma of Beauty Therapy course you are enrolling in with Nuvocca.

Procedure:
This agreement must be given to you prior to enrolment in this course (as per Standards for RTO’s 2015). It is very important that, as the student, you read and understand all this information and that you are comfortable with the requirements of the course before your enrolment.

Please read this document carefully and sign, indicating that you fully understand this agreement.

1. Requirements of the SHB50115 - Diploma of Beauty Therapy

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who are competent in a broad range of beauty therapy treatments and services which may include facial massage, body massage, hair removal, cosmetic tattooing, spa treatments, lash and brow treatments, nail technology services, make-up, aromatherapy, providing advice on beauty treatments and services, selling retail skin care and cosmetic products and coordinating a work team.

Work would be undertaken as skilled beauty therapists in salons, spas and the wider beauty industry.

This qualification is designed to reflect the role of those who work relatively autonomously. It involves the self-directed application of knowledge and skills with substantial depth in some areas where judgement is required in planning and selecting appropriate equipment, services and techniques. Applications involve personal responsibility and autonomy in performing complex technical operations. The work reflected in this qualification may include participating in teams, and group or team coordination.

2. Entry Requirements

Entry requirements are:

  • Minimum age requirement: 17 years
    (Students under the age of 18 must complete a consent form)
  • LLN skills
  • IT skills
  • Ability to achieve a Diploma level qualification

3. Mode of Delivery

This qualification can be completed face-to-face, online or blended (a combination of both face-to-face and online).

4. Student Entry Enrolment Procedure

The purpose of a Student Entry Enrolment Procedure is to ensure students are academically suited to the course they are enrolling in. As a part of this process you would have already:

  • Completed an Application form.
  • Attended an information Session with a Course Advisor either over the phone or at your chosen campus.
  • Completed a Student Enrolment Agreement (this document).

In addition to these steps you will be required to:

  • Complete a Pre-Enrolment Profile which includes basic Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Assessments.
  • Demonstrate required LLN competence by either:
    • Providing a copy of a Senior Secondary Certificate of Education that has been awarded to you, as the student, by an agency or authority or:
    • Completing a further assessment of Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) to display adequate competence at or above Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) in both reading and numeracy.
    • Demonstrate the ability to complete a Diploma qualification.
  • Attend an orientation workshop if you are a campus-based student.
  • Complete a Request for VET FEE-HELP application if you are choosing to use VET FEE-HELP.

Details for this process can be found in The 7 step entry procedure at Academy for Tourism and Hospitality located on the Academy for Tourism and Hospitality website: www.ath.edu.au

The 7 Step entry procedure

5. Delivery Selection

You will now need to consider what mode of delivery you would like to use to complete your studies in this qualification. You will be able to select from the following:

  • Face-to-Face
  • Online
  • Blended (combination)

6. VET FEE-HELP and Course Payment Options

As a student you have the option of paying your course fees or applying for VET FEE-HELP assistance.

VET FEE-HELP

VET FEE-HELP (VFH) assistance is a loan from the Commonwealth which is available to eligible students studying higher level vocational education and training (VET) qualifications to pay their tuition fees. As a student, this loan:

  • will remain as a personal debt obligation and is expected to be repaid
  • may affect your take-home wage or salary until the debt is repaid
  • may affect the your borrowing capacity until the debt is repaid
  • will incur further Consumer Price Index (CPI) adjustments each year
  • is for the entire VET course of study, charged by cluster, unless some of the tuition fees are paid by you, the student.
  • does not have to be repaid until your income is above the minimum repayment threshold for compulsory repayment which is $54,126 for the 2015-16 income year.
  • will be deducted from your FEE-HELP limit which is the maximum loan amount you can borrow under FEE-HELP (and VET FEE-HELP) over your lifetime. This can be found in the VET FEE-HELP Information booklet.

To apply for a VET FEE-HELP loan:

  • You will need a tax file number (TFN)
  • A VET FEE-HELP assistance form will be sent to you to complete at the time of enrolment. The Change Academy cannot accept this form until 2 working days after your enrolment, if you choose to use VET FEE-HELP assistance. This form is to be submitted to be eligible for a VET FEE-HELP loan. Please ensure that you have read the VET FEE-HELP information for 2016 booklet.
  • You must be an Australian citizen, a New Zealand Special Category Visa holder or a permanent Humanitarian Visa holder who is resident in Australia for the duration of study.
  • There is no age restriction on VET FEE-HELP, however each course will have a minimum age requirement according to the RTOs policy.

Prior to applying for a VET FEE-HELP loan you may wish to seek independent financial advice.

Any Information about government assistance can be found at: By clicking here

More information about VET FEE-HELP can be found here.

PAYMENT AND/OR FEE FOR SERVICE ARRANGEMENTS

Payment is also available under Fee for Service (FFS) conditions or other arrangements, please contact your Course Advisor to obtain more details.

7. Course Costs

This diploma has 20 units of competency (see below) that are divided into three (3) clusters.

The VFH costs of this course are as follows:

  • Total course cost $24,750
  • 20% VFH loan fee is applied to this debt by the government
  • The first cluster has a cost of $8,250 in addition to the VFH loan fee
  • The second cluster has a cost of $8,250 in addition to the VFH loan fee
  • The third cluster has a cost of $8,250 in addition to the VFH loan fee

This diploma is broken down into three (3) clusters. Each cluster has a census date that must be at least 20% of the way through the study period (cluster). After each census date is passed a Commonwealth Assessment Notice (CAN) notice is sent to you outlining the feesthat have accrued.

The first census date in this Diploma is 37 days after commencement.

Students enrolling without VET FEE-HELP will not incur the 20% VFH loan fee and will only be charged the original cost of the course.

8. Cooling off period

Once you have enrolled you have up until your first census date as ‘A cooling off period’. This means you can withdraw from the course up until that first census date without incurring fees or charges.

9. Credit Transfer and RPL

Credit Transfer – if you have undertaken any studies previously, you may apply for credit transfer as soon as you are enrolled. An application for credit transfer should be submitted prior to the first census date to ensure you are not charged for those units.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) – you can at any time apply for RPL whilst undertaking your study. The Change Academy has an RPL kit for this course and once enrolled your tutor can assist with your RPL application. There is no reduction of fees for the RPL of a unit, however it can shorten the overall length of your course.

10. Learner’s rights

Consumer Rights – As a provider The Change Academy is committed to abiding by the Australian Consumer Law. All practices, including our enrolment and marketing processes, are designed to ensure our conduct is in accordance and consistent to the standards set by Australian consumer law regulators. The Change Academy is dedicated to providing quality training in a manner that is ethical and fair. Consumer Rights details located here

11. Cancellation/Cancellation of your course

As a student you can withdraw from your course at any time. If you withdraw from a course or VET unit of study (cluster) on or before the published census date then you will not incur a debt for that VET unit of study. Any withdrawal after the published census date will incur a debt for that VET unit of study, however, special circumstances may apply where you can qualify for a VFH re-credit or a FFS refund (see section 9). Any request to withdraw must be submitted in writing.

Details for this process can be found in the Withdrawal Policy and Procedure located on Nuvocca website: www.nuvocca.com.au

12. Complaints and Appeals

If you have any complaints or concerns, please do not hesitate to bring it to our attention straight away.

Nuvocca is responsible for ensuring that all complaints are acknowledged and investigated. Details of this process can be found in the Complaints and Appeals Policy and Procedures located on the Nuvocca website:

www.nuvocca.com.au/policies-procedures

13. Re-crediting of VFH debt and FFS refunds

There are special circumstances where a student can apply for the re-credit of their VET FEE-HELP debt or a refund of their Fee for Service course fees.

Details for the application process can be found in the VET FEE-HELP Re-crediting and review Policy and Procedure and the Fee for Service Refund Policy and Procedure, both located on the Nuvocca website:

http://www.nuvocca.com.au/policies-procedures

More information can also be found on the study assist website or in the VET FEE-HELP information for 2015 booklet: Click here to download.

14. Technology Access

Nuvocca promotes the use of mobile technology as a learning tool for all of its programs, providing students with an easily accessible on-line platform to complete their studies, in particular access to mystudydesk.edu.au (my.evocca), upload and download of assessments, recording of practical’s etc.

15. Pre-requisites

Not Applicable

16. Insurance

Nuvocca has and will maintain insurance to cover any event whereby Nuvocca or a third party delivering on our behalf can no longer provide services. This includes fee protection (i.e. refunds) and/or support to transition to another provider. This insurance is provided through the Australian Council for Private Education and Training (ACPET). Details can be found in the Statement of VET Tuition Assurance located on Nuvocca website:

http://www.nuvocca.com.au/policies-procedures

17. Training and Assessment

ACTE Pty Ltd is responsible for the quality of your Training and Assessment and welcomes any feedback from students.

18. Issuance of Qualifications

Nuvocca is responsible for issuing any Qualification and/or Statement of Attainment upon the completion of study.

19. Possible pathways after completing this qualification

This qualification is not suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship pathway.

With the Diploma of Beauty Therapy at Nuvocca, you will develop the skills and knowledge you need to succeed in the beauty industry, or even start up your own salon.

With hands-on, practical experience, you will build a solid foundation to help you reach your potential, and make a positive impact on your clients and the beauty industry.

20. Skills required to complete this course

  • Develop treatment plans
  • Design and apply make-up
  • Perform and provide a variety of facial treatments, manicure and pedicare treatments
  • Promote healthy nutritional options in a beauty therapy context
  • Work effectively in a retail environment

Students can also choose to specialise in either massage or spa towards the end of their course.

21. USI

You will be required to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) at the time of enrolment. This number links all of your nationally recognised learning records and qualifications within Australia.

To create a USI go to click here.

22. Study

To successfully achieve this qualification, you will have to undertake a range of study activities each week. These activities will include reading learning material and researching information to assist your learning.

This qualification will require a minimum commitment of 15 to 20 hours of study per week.

23. Study Location

Nuvocca provides a blended learning platform which allows you to study from home or to drop into one of our campuses which are situated in metropolitan areas where available. Our student portal allows you the flexibility of being able to access your learning resources from any device as long as you have an internet connection. Training is also provided online. Please go to our website to locate a campus near you.

24. Nuvocca’s SHB50115 - Diploma of Beauty Therapy structure

Each cluster contains units grouped into core study areas that are covered during the 18 month qualification.

The units that belong to each cluster of learning are outlined from section 25 onwards.

This course has two streams to choose from in Cluster 4. Units conducted during cluster 4 will depend on the stream chosen.

Each course has been packaged to provide you with a diverse set of units to support industry needs. From time to time Nuvocca may change your tutor or the campus in which your course is delivered.

25. Cluster 1

SHBXWHS001 - Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices

Nominal Hours: 40 hours
Self-directed Learning: 16 hours
Tutor-Led Learning: 16 hours
Assessment: 8 hours

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to follow safe practices to minimise risks to self, client and colleagues in a salon environment.


SHBBINF001 - Maintain infection control standards

Nominal Hours: 75 hours
Self-directed Learning: 30 hours
Tutor-Led Learning: 30 hours
Assessment: 15 hours

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to maintain infection control during skin penetration treatments and to review clinic compliance with the applicable state or territory and local council requirements.


SHBXIND001 - Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment

Nominal Hours: 45 hours
Self-directed Learning: 18 hours
Tutor-Led Learning: 18 hours
Assessment: 9 hours

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to work in a personal services environment by integrating knowledge of workplace rights and responsibilities and organisational policies and procedures, and by using effective team and individual work practices to plan and organise daily work activities.


SHBXCCS001 - Conduct salon financial transactions

Nominal Hours: 25 hours
Self-directed Learning: 10 hours
Tutor-Led Learning: 10 hours
Assessment: 5 hours

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to conduct financial transactions for the sale of products and services within a personal services environment.


SHBBNLS001 - Provide manicure and pedicare services

Nominal Hours: 50 hours
Self-directed Learning: 20 hours
Tutor-Led Learning: 20 hours
Assessment: 10 hours

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to provide services and advice to clients requiring hand, foot and nail care.


SHBXCCS002 - Provide salon services to clients

Nominal Hours: 40 hours
Self-directed Learning: 16 hours
Tutor-Led Learning: 16 hours
Assessment: 8 hours

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to provide a complete customer service experience.


SHBBRES001 - Research and apply beauty industry information

Nominal Hours: 20 hours
Self-directed Learning: 8 hours
Tutor-Led Learning: 8 hours
Assessment: 4 hours

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to access information and update knowledge of the beauty industry and relevant industry legislation.


BSBSMB404 - Undertake small business planning

Nominal Hours: 50 hours
Self-directed Learning: 20 hours
Tutor-Led Learning: 20 hours
Assessment: 10 hours

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to research and develop an integrated business plan for achieving business goals and objectives.


26. Cluster 2

SHBBMUP002 - Design and apply make-up

Nominal Hours: 40 hours
Self-directed Learning: 16 hours
Tutor-Led Learning: 16 hours
Assessment: 8 hours

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to apply facial make-up products for day, evening or special occasions.


SHBBMUP004 - Design and apply remedial camouflage make-up

Nominal Hours: 30 hours
Self-directed Learning: 12 hours
Tutor-Led Learning: 12 hours
Assessment: 6 hours

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to apply specialised make-up products to disguise skin imperfections on the face and body.


SHBBFAS001 - Provide lash and brow services

Nominal Hours: 15 hours
Self-directed Learning: 6 hours
Tutor-Led Learning: 6 hours
Assessment: 3 hours

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to provide lash and brow services that include shaping and colouring.


SHBBMUP003 - Design and apply make-up for photography

Nominal Hours: 30 hours
Self-directed Learning: 12 hours
Tutor-Led Learning: 12 hours
Assessment: 6 hours

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to design and apply make-up for photographic shoots in natural and artificial light.


SHBBHRS001 - Provide waxing services

Nominal Hours: 85 hours
Self-directed Learning: 34 hours
Tutor-Led Learning: 34 hours
Assessment: 17 hours

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to provide waxing services to remove unwanted facial and body hair.


SHBXPSM003 - Promote a personal services business

Nominal Hours: 55 hours*
Self-directed Learning: 21 hours
Tutor-Led Learning: 21 hours
Assessment: 11 hours

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop and integrate a full range of marketing strategies and promotional activities to expand and diversify the client base, maintain and improve client re-booking, and increase average client spend for a personal services business. It requires the ability to monitor, evaluate and adjust marketing activities according to business performance.


SHBBBOS002 - Provide body massages

Nominal Hours: 120 hours
Self-directed Learning: 48 hours
Tutor-Led Learning: 48 hours
Assessment: 24 hours

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to provide full body relaxation massages.


SHBBBOS003 - Provide body treatments

Nominal Hours: 120 hours
Self-directed Learning: 48 hours
Tutor-Led Learning: 48 hours
Assessment: 24 hours

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to provide body treatments incorporating body massage techniques, electrical currents, body scrubs and wraps.


This course has two streams to choose from in Cluster 3.
Units conducted during Cluster 3 will depend on the stream chosen.

27. Cluster 3 - Relaxation Massage Stream

SHBBFAS002 - Provide facial treatments and skin care recommendations

Nominal Hours: 120 hours Self-directed Learning: 48 hours Tutor-Led Learning: 48 hours Assessment: 24 hours

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to provide facial treatments to meet client needs.


SHBBFAS003 - Provide specialised facial treatments

Nominal Hours: 115 hours Self-directed Learning: 46 hours Tutor-Led Learning: 46 hours Assessment: 23 hours

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to provide specialised facial treatments incorporating the use of ultrasonic, direct current, high frequency and micro current devices.


SHBBSKS005 - Provide micro-dermabrasion treatments

Nominal Hours: 20 hours Self-directed Learning: 8 hours Tutor-Led Learning: 8 hours Assessment: 4 hours

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to use pre-set systems using crystals and vacuum suction to exfoliate the skin of the body or face.


SHBBCCS002 - Prepare personalised aromatic plant oil blends for beauty treatments

Nominal Hours: 35 hours Self-directed Learning: 14 hours Tutor-Led Learning: 14 hours Assessment: 7 hours

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to select and blend aromatic plant oils for use in face and body treatments to meet specific client needs.


SHBBBOS004 - Provide aromatherapy massages

Nominal Hours: 40 hours Self-directed Learning: 16 hours Tutor-Led Learning: 16 hours Assessment: 8 hours

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to provide aromatherapy massages using blended aromatic plant oils.


SHBBSPA003 - Provide stone therapy massages

Nominal Hours: 25 hours Self-directed Learning: 10 hours Tutor-Led Learning: 10 hours Assessment: 5 hours

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to provide full body massages with hot and cold stones.


SHBBSPA004 - Provide Indian head massages for relaxation

Nominal Hours: 23 hours Self-directed Learning: 9 hours Tutor-Led Learning: 9 hours Assessment: 5 hours

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to provide Indian head massage as part of a spa program.


SHBBBOS005 - Use reflexology relaxation techniques in beauty treatments

Nominal Hours: 30 hours Self-directed Learning: 12 hours Tutor-Led Learning: 12 hours Assessment: 6 hours

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to provide relaxation treatments using reflexology techniques.


SHBBBOS006 - Provide superficial lymph massage treatments

Nominal Hours: 40 hours Self-directed Learning: 16 hours Tutor-Led Learning: 16 hours Assessment: 8 hours

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge to provide superficial lymph massage for the treatment of specific skin and body conditions. It requires the ability to interpret a treatment plan, and to select and apply a range of superficial lymph massage techniques.


28. Cluster 3 - Spa Treatments Stream

SHBBFAS002 - Provide facial treatments and skin care recommendations

Nominal Hours: 120 hours Self-directed Learning: 48 hours Tutor-Led Learning: 48 hours Assessment: 24 hours

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to provide facial treatments to meet client needs.


SHBBFAS003 - Provide specialised facial treatments

Nominal Hours: 115 hours Self-directed Learning: 46 hours Tutor-Led Learning: 46 hours Assessment: 23 hours

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to provide specialised facial treatments incorporating the use of ultrasonic, direct current, high frequency and micro current devices.


SHBBSKS005 - Provide micro-dermabrasion treatments

Nominal Hours: 20 hours Self-directed Learning: 8 hours Tutor-Led Learning: 8 hours Assessment: 4 hours

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to use pre-set systems using crystals and vacuum suction to exfoliate the skin of the body or face.


SHBBCCS002 - Prepare personalised aromatic plant oil blends for beauty treatments

Nominal Hours: 35 hours Self-directed Learning: 14 hours Tutor-Led Learning: 14 hours Assessment: 7 hours

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to select and blend aromatic plant oils for use in face and body treatments to meet specific client needs.


SHBBBOS004 - Provide aromatherapy massages

Nominal Hours: 40 hours Self-directed Learning: 16 hours Tutor-Led Learning: 16 hours Assessment: 8 hours

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to provide aromatherapy massages using blended aromatic plant oils.


SHBBSPA003 - Provide stone therapy massages

Nominal Hours: 25 hours Self-directed Learning: 10 hours Tutor-Led Learning: 10 hours Assessment: 5 hours

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to provide full body massages with hot and cold stones.


SHBBSPA004 - Provide Indian head massages for relaxation

Nominal Hours: 23 hours Self-directed Learning: 9 hours Tutor-Led Learning: 9 hours Assessment: 5 hours

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to provide Indian head massage as part of a spa program.


SHBBSPA001 - Work in a spa therapies framework

Nominal Hours: 10 hours Self-directed Learning: 4 hours Tutor-Led Learning: 4 hours Assessment: 2 hours

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to promote spa treatments and create and maintain a spa services environment.


SHBBSPA002 - Provide spa therapies

Nominal Hours: 80 hours Self-directed Learning: 32 hours Tutor-Led Learning: 32 hours Assessment: 16 hours

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to provide wet and dry spa therapies to meet client needs.


*nominal hours for this unit is a guide only

29. Support Nuvocca Offers

Nuvocca offers a range of support to our students throughout their study. This includes educational and support services that as a student, you may need to assist you in course achievement. The following is an outline of the support Nuvocca gives each student:

  • An Individual Learning Plan (ILP) is a support plan that is developed upon completion of the enrolment process. This plan outlines the type of support and strategies to be supplied and how the support plan will be monitored on a weekly basis.
  • The type of support Nuvocca can provide includes:
    • LLN support
    • Career coaching
    • Assistance for physical impairments
    • Assistive technology (e.g. text-to-speech)
    • Assistance in using technology (e.g. Microsoft Workshops)
    • Vocational Placement (where applicable)

There are no additional charges for this support.

30. Support the student would be required to source themselves.

Nuvocca cannot supply all the different types of support to assist a learner such as:

  • Counselling
  • Housing support
  • Financial advice
  • Legal support
  • Advocacy
  • Medical support

All these types of support would be at the student’s expense.

31. Vocational placement

Not applicable in this course.