Create beautiful skin, nails and makeup in the beauty therapy industry

TAFE SA beauty therapy courses are practical and comprehensive. You’ll learn and practice your skills in our professional salon environment, working on real clients. Pursue a career in beauty services as a nail technician or makeup artist, or focus on skin care, body massage and advanced treatments using a variety of machinery.

* Eligibility criteria applies. See course details to check if you meet the requirements for funding.

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Is entering the makeup industry your dream?

Whether you have some makeup and hair skills or absolutely none, the Diploma in Screen and Media - Specialist Makeup will prepare you to work in all aspects of the makeup industry including photographic, airbrushed and fashion makeup and theatrical and screen special effects makeup. Students will learn how to work in the media industry by collaborating with students at the Adelaide College of the Arts to work on films, stage, TV and VFX productions, giving them priceless real-world experience and connections within the industry. This ensures that graduates are industry ready to work in the ever-growing screen and media industry.

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Study Beauty Therapy with TAFE SA at High School

The Hair and Beauty VET for Schools program can help you:

  • develop practical, industry-specific skills
  • develop an understanding of the world of work
  • gain a nationally recognised qualification
…all while completing your SACE.

Training Salons

TAFE SA has hair and beauty salons that are open to the public. Our students and apprentices practice their skills under supervision in our well-equipped salons, providing hair, nail, tanning, waxing, facial and massage services at very reasonable prices. For more information, check out our price list.

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