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Spa and Wellness Stream Courses

The Spa and Wellness stream is ideal for students who are interested in working in day spas, spa destinations or international resorts.

SHBBSPA001 Work in a spa therapies framework

In this unit, students will learn the skills and knowledge required to promote spa treatments and create and maintain a spa services environment.

You will prepare spa work areas, recommend suitable spa therapies to clients, monitor the spa environment, complete shutdown of treatment rooms and equipment, and promote environmentally sound spa practices.

SHBBSPA002 Provide spa therapies

This unit will prepare you with the skills and knowledge required to provide wet and dry spa therapies to meet client needs.

You will learn to consult with clients, and select, provide and review hydrotherapy, wraps, herbal packs, sauna and other signature spa treatments.

SHBBSPA003 Provide stone therapy massages

This unit will prepare students to conduct full body massages with hot and cold stones.

You will develop knowledge of anatomy and physiology, skin science and lifestyle factors to select pre-heated stones, design massage and provide the treatment.

SHBBSPA004 Provide Indian head massages for relaxation

You will learn how to conduct Indian head massages as part of a spa program.

You will learn how to consult with clients, plan massage routine and massage arms, neck, shoulders, scalp and face.

Course units

Upcoming start dates

2020 13th July

Entry Requirements

Completion of Year 12

Alternatively, candidates who have not completed Year 12, MUST complete a Language, Literacy & Numeracy test.


Domestic Student Fee: $15,000*

Additional fees for uniforms and textbook/s.

There are a number of course payment options available. Please click here to view your options.

*VET Student Loans approved course - for eligible students only. Please refer to the Information Page for further details


Full-time study load
2 days a week for 12 months
At least 16 hours per week of home study 

Students will have to complete 200 hours in the student clinic performing treatments and other clinic duties. These hours will be in addition to the 2 days on-campus for theoretical and practical study.