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    Beauty & Spa
    Career Courses

    Welcome to Australia's specialist centre for Beauty, Spa, Makeup and Massage Therapy education. Your global career in one of the world's fastest growing industries begins here.


    Obtain the maximum Government Funding available. Elly Lukas is approved for both the Victorian Government Skills First funding and the VET Student Loan program.


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    SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy

    The benchmark course that provides nationally & internationally accredited beauty, spa, makeup and massage therapy qualifications. Course commencement in January, April, July, September & December.


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    Real life leadership skills

    Exceptional skills training is not enough, we inspire our students to excel with the latest and greatest state of the art facilities and access to industry leading innovators - such as Spa Hayman.


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    Bachelor Degree pathway available

    Diploma graduates can obtain pathway entry and up to 1 year credit towards the Bachelor of Dermal Therapies Degree.


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    Become a MakeUp Artist

    If you have a passion for colour, fashion and trends - gain the skills to become a commercial & retail makeup artist.


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    Spa Management

    A global career awaits at leading luxury hotels and resorts world-wide with our internationally accredited ITEC Spa Management and CIDESCO Spa qualifications.


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    Your Dream Career starts here

    Our Graduates are highly sought after throughout the global spa, salon, beauty & wellness industries. To find out more information - contact us to arrange a tour of our unique facilities and career discussion with our course advisors.


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    Internationally Recognized Qualifications

    As well as Nationally Accredited qualifications, our Graduates can obtain up to 3 Internationally Accredited qualifications which are recognised globally.


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The Australian Government has replaced VET FEE-HELP with the new VET STUDENT LOAN program.


The VET STUDENT LOAN program will provide a limit of $10,000 per eligible Student for the Diploma of Beauty Therapy course. Eligible Students commencing in 2017 will also be able to obtain Skills First Victorian Government funding for their course (in addition to the VET STUDENT LOAN) in order to obtain the maximum Government support available.


The information below relates to Students commencing their studies in 2017.


For further information regarding the VET STUDENT LOAN program see : VET STUDENT LOANS





VET STUDENT LOAN assists eligible full fee-paying students undertaking the SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy to pay a $10,000 contribution towards s students tuition fees.


In order to be eligible for VET STUDENT LOANS, applicants must be an Australian Citizen and hold (or be applying for ) a Tax FIle Number and meet the student entry procedure requirements - see the VET STUDENT LOAN website and download the 2017 student booklet for full details of eligibility requirements.

VET STUDENT LOANS is part of the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP).


In 2017 eligible students can borrow up to $10,000 to pay towards their SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy tuition fees.


Students repay their loan to the Australian Government through the tax system once a student earns the minimum threshold level for repayment, which for 2016-2015 is $54,869 per year ($1055 per week). Once a student earns $1055 per week, their required weekly repayment is approximately $43 per week. Download the VET STUDENT LOAN student booklet for full repayment details.



Click to download the VET STUDENT LOAN student booklet VET STUDENT LOAN STUDENT BOOKLET - PDF


Tuition Assurance : Elly Lukas is a member of the ACPET Australian Tuition Assurance Scheme (ASTAS). Click for further details ACPET


Click for further information for students and Statement of Tution Assurance Information for Students


Download the ACPET Membership Code of Ethics

For further VET STUDENT LOAN information please visit the Australian Government VET STUDENT LOAN website.






Registered to offer internationally recognised CIDESCO, ITEC, CIBTAC and Nationally Recognised Australian Qualifications - SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy

Nationally Recognised Australian Qualifications





Click to receive more information about our award winning courses.




All applicants are required to attend the College for an interview followed by a day of 'course observation' or participation in a 'Spa Taster Day in order to ensure that the applicant is making an informed decision about their career choices. An interview form with language and literacy test is completed prior to the interview to ensure that the applicant is academically suited to the course.


Applicants who wish to access VET STUDENT LOANS must also provide the College with a copy of a Senior Certificate of Education that has been awarded to the student by an agency or authority of a State or Territory for the student's completion of year 12; OR


The student is assessed as displaying competence at or above Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) in both reading and numeracy which must be conducted with honesty and integrity (see https://www.acer.edu.au/cspa/core-skills-profile-for-adults) AND the College reasonably believes that the students displays that competence. The College will arrange for students access to complete the assessment. The results of the assessment will be reported to the student as soon as is practicable after the assessment and may be provided to the Secretary of the Department of Education & Training. Results are retained by the College for 5 years.


Book in to attend an information session at our brand new City Campus. RSVP essential.
Phone (03) 9923 8888 or email rsvp@ellylukas.edu.au to confirm your attendance for any of the dates below (parents & friends welcome).


SPA TASTER DAY(S) : Diploma of Beauty Therapy applicants only - RSVP essential

Thursday 30th March 2017 9.30am to 4.30pm

Thursday 14th December 2017 9.30am to 4.30pm

Thursday 11th January 2018 9.30am to 4.30pm

Thursday 18th January 2018 9.30am to 4.30pm



Wednesday 22nd March 2017 - 2 sessions. Session 1 - 10.00am until 11.30am and Session 2 - 6.00pm to 7.30pm

Saturday 1st April 2017 - commencing at 11.00am, concluding at 12.30pm

Wednesday 12th April 2017 - 2 sessions. Session 1 - 10.00am until 11.30am and Session 2 - 6.00pm to 7.30pm

Saturday 6th May 2017 - commencing at 11.00am, concluding at 12.30pm

Wednesday 17th May 2017 - 2 sessions. Session 1 - 10.00am until 11.30am and Session 2 - 6.00pm to 7.30pm

Saturday 3rd June 2017 - commencing at 11.00am, concluding at 12.30pm

Wednesday 14th June 2017 - 2 sessions. Session 1 - 10.00am until 11.30am and Session 2 - 6.00pm to 7.30pm


Latest News

VET Student LoansEligible Diploma students can now obtain Commonwealth Government VET STUDENT LOANS assistance for part of their tuition fees. Click on the VET STUDENT LOAN link above for more information.

Additional Makeup programs offered in 2018.All 2017 Makeup programs are fully booked - no further enrolment places are available in 2017. In response to significant demand for this program, additional places will be available in 2018. Interested applicants are advised to contact the College to make a time for an interview and tour without delay.


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