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Diploma Of Beauty Therapy & Diploma Of Screen And Media (Specialist Make-Up Services) Brisbane
12 Months
VET Student Loans Approved
Nationally Accredited Course
Study Mode
On Campus, Online, Flexible

Brisbane Campus

Kit included

SHB50121 | CUA51020

Diploma Of Beauty Therapy & Diploma Of Screen And Media (Specialist Make-Up Services) Brisbane

12 Months
VET Student Loans Approved
Nationally Accredited Course
Study Mode
On Campus, Online, Flexible

Brisbane Campus

Kit included


Study A Beauty Therapy Diploma At The French Brisbane

Brisbane CBD Campus

Study at Australia’s most premier beauty academy in the heart of Brisbane’s CBD. Designed with both luxury and functionality in mind, our students have nothing but the best. From leading technology to leading brand partners like MAC Makeup and Dermalogica. Be inspired by our state-of-the-art classrooms, comforting study nooks, and beautiful student kitchen and lounge areas that overlooks the vibrant city.

Harness Your Potential & Discover Your Passion With Our Screen And Media Specialist Makeup Services Course

Brisbane’s Leading
Beauty Diploma

Only at The French Beauty Academy will you find a cutting-edge curriculum that is world-first and unparalleled. With a 9/10 students securing employment before graduation rate, our nationally recognised and accredited SHB50121 Diploma of Beauty Therapy & CUA51020 Screen And Media (Specialist Make-Up Services) is Australia’s number 1 beauty course.

We’ve listened to your career goals and engaged industry professionals to give you the knowledge, skills and experience required to land the very best jobs in the industry. Our Dual Diploma will pave the way for your career in the fast growing billion-dollar industry. Learn from the best in beauty education and learn to use the latest in leading technology, with products such as MAC Cosmetics, Dermalogica and ASPECT. Harness your potential, discover your passion, and turn your love for beauty into a successful career across beauty, fashion, creative arts, travel and retail.

Have questions?
We’re here to help. Get personalised advice from our friendly Student Advisors via phone, Live Chat or email.

Why Study A Beauty Diploma At The French?

The French Beauty Academy has been producing the best beauty therapists, makeup artists and beauty entrepreneurs for over 30 years. Our Educators are world-class with years of diverse experience and knowledge in industry. Major industry recruiters and companies recruit directly from The French, where 9/10 students secure employment before graduation.

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The #1 Screen and Media – Specialisation in Makeup Services Course

Our all encompassing world-first nationally recognised and accredited Dual Diploma provides you not only with the best education in beauty therapy and business but you’ll discover your inner creative artist through makeup. From fashion and runway to special effects for movies and theatres, you’ll be equipped to work across industry’s best and most diverse beauty jobs.


A World-Leading Campus

Our Brisbane campus is completely state-of-the-art. Designed to not only inspire our students but to allow them to feel that the campus is their ‘home away from home’. Student favourites include our two stand-out glass wall make-up rooms, a mesmerising nail room that features a breathtaking floral art roof, cosy study nooks, comfortable lounge areas and large kitchen that overlooks the beautiful Bisbane city. Students are not only surrounded by luxury design, but with leading technology and brands such as MAC makeup, Dermalogica and ASPECT.

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Student Support That Goes Beyond

At The French we take incredible pride in our teaching philosophy, that is – knowledge is power. We know that through the power of education we have the privilege to transform lives. Our expert and award-winning educators not only bring years of experience and knowledge into the classrooms, but compassion, kindness, and a nurturing hands-on approach to always going above and beyond for each student. We are proud to have the most experienced, approachable and professional leaders pave the way for our students. Every step of the way, students have access to pass classes, academic support and career preparation.

Career Dreams Unlocked

Land your dream job across multiple pathways that stem from our flagship dual diploma in screen and media and beauty therapy course. Our Industry Support Team is dedicated to providing you with exclusive access to our global network of employers. You will have opportunities to meet and interview with some of the beauty therapy industry’s most sought after employers. Did you know that over 90% of our beauty diploma students at The French secure employment before they graduate.

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Creating Entrepreneurs in Beauty for over 30 years

When you graduate from The French, you begin your career with the best education. A qualification gained at The French is the industry’s most prestigious stamp of approval. We continue to raise the bar in beauty education standards, we continue at the forefront of developing new training curriculum and we continue to be the leaders in avant-garde learning and student experience.

Our Partners

We partner with leading brands so you learn with the best in the industry

Our Brand Partners

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Our Flagship Dual Qualification


Nationally Accredited Beauty Diploma

Our cutting-edge dual qualification is a world-first program, combining beauty and entrepreneurship. This means you will be equipped with not just practical beauty therapy skills, but business knowledge and industry experience to be ready for the very best jobs across multiple areas like spa therapy, makeup artistry and beauty business.


You will learn all the practical skills to become a leading beauty therapist with all important business and marketing units to advance you into an educated entrepreneur. You will be trained and become confident in:

  • Lash and Brow Services
  • Massage and Body treatments
  • Waxing
  • Skin Analysis and Skin Science
  • Facials and Advanced Facials
  • Manicures and Pedicures
  • Face Charting
  • Day and Evening Makeup
  • Contouring
  • Runway and Specialised Makeup including fantasy and character makeup
  • Business Planning, Finances and Marketing
  • Real world in-salon and industry experience
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Ways To Study Our Brisbane Beauty Diploma

On Campus

  • Brisbane campus
  • 12-month duration
  • Face-to-face classes
  • 3 days a week on campus
  • 15 Days Student Salon Training

Flexible Online Learning

  • Brand New Brisbane Campus
  • 12 – 24 month duration
  • Theory work completed online
  • 1 – 4 days on campus
  • 5 days of industry experience
  • 15 days student salon training
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Fill out your details in the form below and one of our friendly Student Advisors will be in touch to get you one step closer toward your dreams.

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Career Outcomes

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9/10 French Students Secure Employment Prior To Graduation
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Salaries Start
At $60,000*
Our Recruitment program gives you access to a dedicated industry placement team working with the best employers in Australia and internationally to help you secure your preferred employment.

Starting salaries begin at $60,000
and include careers like:

  • Makeup artist
  • Retail makeup artist
  • Beauty salon or beauty business owner
  • Spa therapist on cruise ships
  • Beauty Therapist in spas or salons locally, Australia wide and overseas
  • Spa or salon manager
  • Spa therapist for international hotel chains, cruise ships and spa companies
  • Health retreat therapist
  • Freelance specialist in massage, makeup artistry, waxing and much more
  • Sales manager, assistant or brand representative in retail and wholesale
  • Operating your own salon, spa, home or mobile business.
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“The education was incredible, the teachers would take the time to help you understand all the technical aspects of the treatments so I felt confident to perform treatments out In the industry.”
Christie Cameron, Senior Skin Specialist Sskin & French Alumni


Course Fees & Overview

Your Investment In Your Future Starts Here

$31,990YesNo, for students eligible for VET Student LoansYesIncluded
*$31,990 with no co-payment required for students eligible for VET Student Loans.

The course fees include both the SHB50121 Diploma of Beauty Therapy & CUA51020 Diploma of Screen and Media (Specialist Make-Up Services). For students eligible for VET Student Loans, full funding for the total course fees is available. This means there are no co-payment or upfront fees required to study. Please Note: VET Student Loans will not be approved for students who do not meet eligibility requirements. A VET student loan gives rise to a HELP debt that continues to be a debt to the Commonwealth until it is repaid. For course fees visit. Enquire to learn more about financing your studies.

To learn more about government funding options click here.

Admissions Criteria

The French Beauty Academy is committed to providing and promoting non-discriminatory and inclusive enrolment practices, and to ensuring that students applying for enrolment into the Dual Diploma have the required aptitude and attributes necessary to reasonably achieve the qualification.

As such, all students enrolling in to the Dual Diploma – regardless of funding option – are required to meet the academic requirements:

  • provide an Australian Year 12 Certificate; or
  • provide evidence of successful completion of an AQF Certificate IV or higher qualification (where the language of instruction is English); OR
  • display competence at Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework in both reading and numeracy through an approved Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) test

If the applicant is under the age of 18 (at first census date) they must complete two VSL Parental Consent forms, (unless the student is certified as independent, in which case evidence must be provided of independence).

How to become a FRENCHIE!
The steps to take on your journey toward your dream career
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Book an Interview
and Campus Tour
Meet with our friendly Student Advisors virtually or on-campus to learn about how to make your dream career a reality!
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Submit Your
Post interview, you'll complete an application form, along with submitting your required supporting documents.
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Your Application
is Reviewed
Once we receive your application and supporting documents, our admissions team assesses your application and eligibility for your chosen course.
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Once Approved, Your
Enrolment is confirmed
If your application is approved you'll receive an email confirming your place in your chosen course. Congratulations, you're about to join the next generation of Future Frenchies!

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