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SHB40115 Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy

SHB40115 Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy




Entry Requirements

  • 16 years + (parental/guardian consent required if under 18)
  • RPL if able to demonstrate relevant skills and knowledge
  • A good command of written English
  • Ability to allocate appropriate study hours per week


What will I learn?

  • Hair removal
  • Nail services
  • Make-up
  • Facial and body treatments
  • Lash and Brow Services
  • Spa Therapy Relaxation massage
  • Micro-dermabrasion



  • Face-to-Face
  • Online
  • Workplace
  • Blended
  • Traineeship

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:

  • 13 core units
  • 6 elective units, consisting of:
  • 3 units from the list below
  • 3 units from the list below, elsewhere in SHB Training Package, or any other current Training Package or accredited course.

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.

Core Units 

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


Elective Units 

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.

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SHB40115 Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy