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

Gold Coast Campus

Next Intake
23, January 2023

SHB50115 | CUA51020

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

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

Gold Coast Campus

Next Intake
23, January 2023
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Classes commence October 4th


As one of Australia’s largest private training organisations, The French Beauty Academy is focused on delivering true innovation in the beauty training and education industry. Available for students who can choose either face to face on-campus, online or flexible study, students from all over the Gold Coast can enrol in our dual diploma to join the renowned Frenchies’ community.

Interested in learning more about our flagship Dual Diploma program delivering practical experience and theoretical knowledge in beauty therapies and makeup for screen and media? Read on.

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Flagship Program In Beauty Therapies and Beauty for Screen and Media

Once enrolled, our Gold Coast students will learn everything about beauty therapy, from skin biology, nutrition, anatomy and physiology, waxing and massage, where they will be able to practise their skills on on real-life clients. As The French Beauty Academy graduate network is recognised as some of the leading beauty professionals both nationally and worldwide, every student in-take is trained to the industry-level standards provided by our instructors, mentors, and industry partners.

With exclusive opportunities to learn from and be guided by leading luxury brands and service providers including Vogue Australia and Jocelyn Petroni (beauty artisan and official manicurist for Chanel Australia), every student can kick start their career by training alongside working professionals.

French’s Gold Coast SHB50121 Diploma Of Beauty Therapy And CUA51020 Diploma Of Screen And Media

Interested in learning specialist makeup services for media, film and television? This dual diploma program is the premier qualification for those aspiring to a career within the beauty industry who want to expand their employment and career opportunities. With the program offered in flexible study modes to suit all students for either face to face in-class or online learning the programs ensure students gain the essential learning requirements for the industry including a grounding in the underlying sciences, practical skills, and techniques.

By combining these two unique arts, students will be qualified to work in:

  • Fashion, film theatre, media and photography
  • Spas, salons, wellness clinics
  • Medispas and clinics
  • Specialist make-up services including Fantasy, Character, and Special Effects
  • Salon management, freelancing careers, and business ownership
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Why The French Beauty Academy Is
Australia’s Premiere Provider

With over 30 years of excellence in education, we continue to produce some of the best therapists and makeup artists in the world. Under the guidance of the best educators, our students in our Gold Coast campus flourish and are highly sought after by all the major industry recruiters and companies.

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

Located at the heart of our headquarters, The French has been offering the SHB50121 Diploma of Beauty Therapy to students from the Gold Coast for almost 30 years. Passionate about making a difference and providing students with the skills and guidance to create meaningful careers, our academy offers a unique training environment and access to the highest quality teaching staff.


A World-Leading Campus

Our Gold Coast diploma courses are approved for VET Student Loan help for both online and in-person program delivery. If you’re interested in enrolling in a program at The French please contact or call to speak with one of our friendly Student Advisors

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Student Support That Goes Beyond

While on campus every student learns with cutting edge technology, equipment, and supplies needed to accelerate their learning and their career.

Career Dreams Unlocked

Access to our international French Luminaries provides students with exclusive group mentorship opportunities, advice on career advancement, and networking with some of the industry’s leading beauty therapists and industry professionals. For students interested in freelancing, joining a salon or spa, or breaking into the makeup, screen, and film industries, we have a dedicated industry connection team exclusive to French Academy students to secure access to their dream job.

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Creating Entrepreneurs in Beauty for over 30 years

Our beauty therapy diploma (first developed over 35 years ago from our Gold Coast campus) is designed to give students the theoretical knowledge and hands-on skills needed to fully understand and practice their trade. Our current course curriculum will allow students to specialise in:

  • Skin Analysis and Skin Science including Facials and Advanced Facials
  • Training in Lash and Brow Services
  • Basic Massage Services and Body Treatments
  • Waxing
  • Manicures and Pedicures
  • Face Charting
  • Contouring, Day and Evening Makeup
  • Runway and Specialised Makeup including Fantasy and Character makeup for theatre and film
  • Business Planning, Finances, and Marketing for upcoming entrepreneurs
  • Real-world in-salon and industry experience to ensure hands-on, practical training

Learn From Industry Experts

Our educators are some of the best in the business, some of which were handpicked by the National Skills Council for Beauty, to develop the postgraduate curriculum for the Australian beauty industry. What this means for our students is that they are given the opportunity to learn and be mentored by the leading minds in industry. Through our innovative Service Excellence Program we are able to mentor and develop the skills of our students to differentiate them from other beauty graduates, and align their personal attributes to the qualities that leading industry employers are seeking in new recruits.

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Ways To Study

On Campus

  • Gold Coast Campus
  • 12-month duration
  • Face-to-face classes
  • 3 days a week on campus
  • 9am - 4:30pm
  • Work-Integrated-Learning
  • 15 Days Student Salon Training

Flexible Online Learning

  • Gold Coast Campus
  • 12 – 24 month duration
  • Theory work completed online
  • 1 or 2 Days on Campus
  • 5 days of industry experience
  • 15 days student salon training
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Want to study at The French?

Whether you’re almost ready to apply or simply have a question about our courses, tuition fees, or anything else, fill out your details in the form below and one of our friendly Student Advisors will be in touch.

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Course Fees & Overview

Your Investment In Your Future Starts Here

YesNo, for students eligible for VET Student Loans YesIncluded
*$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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