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  • SHB40115

Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy

At a glance

At a glance

Amplify your career in beauty with this intermediate-level course. You will develop the specialist skills and knowledge required to work as a beauty therapist.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Beauty Therapist
COURSE OUTCOME

SHB40115 Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy

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Course overview

Course overview

Amplify your career in beauty with this intermediate-level course. You will develop the specialist skills and knowledge required to work as a beauty therapist.

The beauty services industry is projected to grow within Australia over the next five years. Many businesses are looking to expand their services offering all-inclusive packages containing make-up, hair, beauty, and nail services. Our industry connected teachers will guide, develop, and refine your skills to get a professional edge.

During this course you will develop specialist skills to provide body treatments, massages, facials, waxing services, skin care regimes, and apply make-up. You will also learn how to conduct financial transactions for salon services, skin care, and cosmetic retail products with confidence. Choose from a range of elective units to further enhance your nail, massage, or make-up skills.

Upon successful completion of this course you will be qualified to work as a beauty therapist in beauty salons and spas.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 6 elective units from the list below.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
SHBBBOS002
Provide body massages
SHBBBOS003
Provide body treatments
SHBBFAS002
Provide facial treatments and skin care recommendations
SHBBFAS001
Provide lash and brow services
SHBBRES001
Research and apply beauty industry information
SHBBBOS001
Apply cosmetic tanning products
SHBBMUP002
Design and apply make-up
SHBBHRS001
Provide waxing services
SHBXIND001
Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
SHBXWHS001
Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices
SHBXCCS001
Conduct salon financial transactions
SHBXCCS002
Provide salon services to clients
SHBBNLS001
Provide manicure and pedicare services

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
SHBBNLS005
Use electric file equipment for nail services
SHBBNLS004
Apply nail art
SHBBNLS003
Apply acrylic nail enhancements
SHBBNLS002
Apply gel nail enhancements
SHBBSKS005
Provide micro-dermabrasion treatments
SHBBBOS004
Provide aromatherapy massages
SHBBINF001
Maintain infection control standards
SHBBFAS003
Provide specialised facial treatments
SHBBMUP003
Design and apply make-up for photography
SHBBMUP001
Apply eyelash extensions
SHBBCCS001
Advise on beauty products and services
SHBBMUP004
Design and apply remedial camouflage make-up

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas will give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, get in touch. We're here to help.

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Important Information
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Important Information


Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments.

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How to apply

How to apply

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers


Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas will give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about university pathways
  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland