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SHB40115 - Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy

This is an ideal course if you would like to launch your career in the beauty industry by becoming a professional beauty practitioner.

DOMESTIC
STUDY MODES

Employer Based (VET Providers Only), Mixed Mode

DURATION

There are multiple durations. Please refer to Course Structure below.

AVAILABILITY

FULL COURSE COST

$10,200 (2021), $9,600 (2020)

SUBSIDISED CO-CONTRIBUTION FEE

SUBSIDISED CONCESSION CO-CONTRIBUTION FEE

UNITS/CREDITS

19 units

JOB PROSPECTS

On successful completion of the full qualification, individuals can continue to work in a salon as a Beauty Therapist to provide treatments such as facial treatments, body massage, hair removal, lash and brow treatments, natural nail and make-up services. They communicate with clients to recommend treatments and services and sell retail skin care and cosmetic products.

This qualification is for someone who is highly motivated, can work independently, and deliver a range of high quality treatments. The role of a beauty therapist is to provide a broad range of beauty therapy treatments and services including facial treatments, body massage and treatments, hair removal, lash and brow treatments, nail and make-up services. This includes consultation with clients to provide beauty advice, recommend beauty treatments and services, and sell retail skin-care and cosmetic products.

Their work involves the self-directed application of knowledge and skills where judgement and initiative is required in planning and selecting appropriate equipment, services and techniques. A beauty therapist must be able to create and build a client base, encourage repeat custom through consistent re-booking of clients and provide knowledgeable advice in regards to products and services.

Work is typically conducted in beauty salons and spas.

This is a nationally recognised accredited course.

Trainee Course Structure - Mackay

Duration:

This course is for trainees only.

Full time traineeship needs to be completed in 24 months.

Part-time traineeship options available. Needs to be completed in 48 months.

Core
SHBXWHS001Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices
SHBXIND001Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
SHBXCCS002Provide salon services to clients
SHBXCCS001Conduct salon financial transactions
SHBBRES001Research and apply beauty industry information
SHBBNLS001Provide manicure and pedicare services
SHBBMUP002Design and apply make-up
SHBBHRS001Provide waxing services
SHBBFAS002Provide facial treatments and skin care recommendations
SHBBFAS001Provide lash and brow services
SHBBBOS003Provide body treatments
SHBBBOS002Provide body massages
SHBBBOS001Apply cosmetic tanning products
Elective
SHBBMUP001Apply eyelash extensions
SHBBNLS002Apply gel nail enhancements
SHBBNLS003Apply acrylic nail enhancements
SHBBNLS004Apply nail art
SHBBNLS005Use electric file equipment for nail services
SHBBNLS006Apply advanced nail art
SHBBMUP004Design and apply remedial camouflage make-up
SHBBMUP003Design and apply make-up for photography
SHBBHRS002Provide female intimate waxing services
SHBBFAS003Provide specialised facial treatments
SHBBBOS004Provide aromatherapy massages
BSBSMB403Market the small business
SHBBSKS005Provide micro-dermabrasion treatments
SHBBINF001Maintain infection control standards
SHBBCCS001Advise on beauty products and services

Trainee Course Structure - Rockhampton/Gladstone

Duration:

This course is for trainees only.

Full time traineeship needs to be completed in 24 months.

Part-time traineeship options available. Needs to be completed in 48 months.

Core
SHBBBOS001Apply cosmetic tanning products
SHBBBOS002Provide body massages
SHBBBOS003Provide body treatments
SHBBFAS001Provide lash and brow services
SHBBFAS002Provide facial treatments and skin care recommendations
SHBBHRS001Provide waxing services
SHBBMUP002Design and apply make-up
SHBBNLS001Provide manicure and pedicare services
SHBBRES001Research and apply beauty industry information
SHBXCCS001Conduct salon financial transactions
SHBXCCS002Provide salon services to clients
SHBXIND001Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
SHBXWHS001Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices
Elective
SHBBCCS001Advise on beauty products and services
SHBBINF001Maintain infection control standards
SHBBSKS005Provide micro-dermabrasion treatments
BSBSMB403Market the small business
SHBBBOS004Provide aromatherapy massages
SHBBFAS003Provide specialised facial treatments
SHBBHRS002Provide female intimate waxing services
SHBBMUP003Design and apply make-up for photography
SHBBMUP004Design and apply remedial camouflage make-up
SHBBNLS004Apply nail art
SHBBMUP001Apply eyelash extensions
No information available at this time.
Work-integrated learning does not apply to this course.
This course has no residential schools.

This course is for traineeship training only.

Students must be employed within a Beauty salon or spa with the appropriately qualified supervisor/s.

During the sign-up process salons will be required to verify they can meet the training requirements required within individual units. Alternative arrangements can be made if any gaps are identified.

On successful completion of the full qualification, individuals can continue to work in a salon as a Beauty Therapist to provide treatments such as facial treatments, body massage, hair removal, lash and brow treatments, natural nail and make-up services.

They communicate with clients to recommend treatments and services and sell retail skin care and cosmetic products.

Professional recognition is not applicable to this course.
Fee for service$9,600 (2020)
Subsidised full feeN/A
Subsidised concession feeN/A
Fee for service per unit$384 (2020)
Subsidised full fee per unitN/A
Subsidised concession fee per unitN/A
Fee for service$10,200 (2021)
Subsidised full feeN/A
Subsidised concession feeN/A
Fee for service per unit$408 (2021)
Subsidised full fee per unitN/A
Subsidised concession fee per unitN/A
TAFE Priority Training Program fee per unitN/A
Overseas OnlineN/A
Domestic OnlineN/A

Please refer to the VET student fees price lists, eligibility criteria applies for subsidised funding. If you are unsure please call us on 13 27 86.

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