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Senior Beauty Therapist

Senior Beauty Therapists work in beauty salons or spas.  In this role you would deliver a broad range of beauty therapy treatments and services including facial treatments, body massage and treatments, hair removal, lash and brow treatments, nail and make-up services.

Summary of Training

  • Provide body massages
  • Provide body treatments
  • Provide lash and brow services
  • Provide facial treatments and skin care recommendations
  • Provide specialised facial treatments
  • Provide waxing services
  • Design and apply make-up
  • Provide manicure and pedicare services
  • Research and apply beauty industry information
  • Conduct salon financial transactions
  • Provide salon services to clients
  • Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
  • Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices
  • Provide hair reduction treatments using electrical currents
  • Maintain infection control standards
  • Provide diathermy treatments
  • Provide aromatherapy massages
  • Use reflexology relaxation techniques in beauty treatments
  • Prepare personalised aromatic plant oil blends for beauty treatments
  • Provide stone therapy massages
  • Provide Indian head massages for relaxation
  • Provide spa therapies
  • Provide stone therapy massages
  • Provide Indian head massages for relaxation
  • Maintain infection control standards

Please note that this Job & Training Description provides an example of the selection of non-core units. Alternative combinations of units may be selected and in some cases prerequisite units may need to be completed. For advice contact Apprenticeship Network providers or an approved Registered Training Organisation.

Job Pathways

Hairdressing and Beauty Services

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Beauty

IICertificate II
IVCertificate IV
AdAdvanced Diploma

This occupation fits generally with these groupings

Industry Group
Sport, Recreation, Hair, Beauty & Services

Work Type
Persuading & Service

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Employment and wage data for this industry

Commencements Change

The change in Australian Apprenticeships commencements in this overall industry in the past two years. Commencements in 2016: 4195

Source: NCVER Apprentice and trainee collection, 2017, unpublished. AATIS analysis.

Graduate Employment

Australian Apprentice graduates from this overall industry in employment (in any industry).

Source: NCVER National Student Outcomes Survey, 2017, unpublished. AATIS analysis.

Graduate Wage

Average wage of Australian Apprentice graduates from this overall industry employed full-time after training.

Source: NCVER National Student Outcomes Survey, 2017, unpublished. AATIS analysis.

Industry Growth

Growth in employment in this overall industry in the past 5 years.

Source: Department of Employment, 2017. AATIS analysis.

Industry Size

The number of employees in this overall industry compared with other Australian industries.

Source: Department of Employment, 2017. AATIS analysis.

Industry Wage

Average wage of employees in this overall industry.

Source: Department of Employment, 2017. AATIS analysis.

Availability Information

Senior Beauty Therapist - SHB50115
NSW VIC QLD WA SA TAS ACT NT
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Commencements 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
ASbA
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Commencements

Commencement data source: National Apprentices and Trainees collection (June 2017 estimates), NCVER rounded estimates for the 2016 calendar year. Qualifications with no recorded commencements may not appear. This data is for general information purposes only.

Australian School-based Apprenticeships (ASbA)

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