This qualification reflects the role of individuals who work as beauty therapists to provide a range of beauty therapy treatments and services, including lash and brow treatments, nail services, make-up, massage and waxing. They communicate with clients to recommend treatments and services and sell retail skin care and cosmetic products. These individuals undertake work independently, with limited guidance from others, to perform routine and non-routine activities and solve non-routine problems. They apply and adapt technical skills and knowledge, and use judgment in the provision of beauty treatments and services. These individuals are responsible for their own outputs and provide limited guidance to others. Work is typically conducted in beauty salons and spas. No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
Students have 1-2 years to complete their qualification and they are able to complete their course and work at their own pace using their selected delivery option.
19 units must be completed:
The selection of electives must be guided by the job outcome sought, local industry requirements and the complexity of skills appropriate to the AQF level of this qualification.
SHBBBOS001 Apply cosmetic tanning products
SHBBBOS002 Provide body massages
SHBBBOS003 Provide body treatments
SHBBFAS001 Provide lash and brow services
SHBBFAS002 Provide facial treatments and skin care recommendations
SHBBHRS001 Provide waxing services
SHBBMUP002 Design and apply make-up
SHBBNLS001 Provide manicure and pedicare services
SHBBRES001 Research and apply beauty industry information
SHBXCCS001 Conduct salon financial transactions
SHBXCCS002 Provide salon services to clients
SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
SHBXWHS001 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices
SHBBBOS004 Provide aromatherapy massages
SHBBFAS003 Provide specialised facial treatments
SHBBMUP001 Apply eyelash extensions
SHBBMUP003 Design and apply make-up for photography
SHBBMUP004 Design and apply remedial camouflage make-up
SHBBNLS002 Apply gel nail enhancements
SHBBNLS003 Apply acrylic nail enhancements
SHBBNLS004 Apply nail art
SHBBNLS005 Use electric file equipment for nail services
SHBBNLS006 Apply advanced nail art
Students who successfully complete the course will receive the nationally recognised Certificate for SHB40115 Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy. This Qualification is from the latest version of the SHB Hairdressing and Beauty Services Training Package and is the most up-to-date qualification in Beauty Therapy.
Graduates are eligible for enrolment in the SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy qualification and will be eligible for direct credit for units completed in this course.
Pricing for this Qualification does vary as there may be credit transfers or RPL available. Contact the Office on (07) 4123 0415.