Certificate III in Beauty Services

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Fee Type

Government Funding, Concession, Full Fee


1 Year for Non-Traineeship, 2 Years for Traineeship

Start Date: Days of Week: Location: Address: Day/Night:
12 May, 2018 Saturday City 411 King street, West Melbourne, VIC 3003 Day

Program Overview

Students will gain hands on experience with the guidance and care of our qualified teachers. Learning in a positive atmosphere using state of the art facilities, making you job ready once competent in meeting course requirements.

Program Structure


Assessment methods may include:

  • Demonstration/Presentation/ On Site observation
  • Questioning / Written assessment task
  • Research assignment / Project / Portfolio
  • Role Play/Case Study

Units of Competency

The SHB30115 Certificate III in Beauty Services requires 15 units of competency.

Core Units

SHBBBOS001 – Apply cosmetic tanning products
SHBBCCS001 – Advise on beauty products and services
SHBBFAS001 – Provide lash and brow services
SHBBHRS001 – Provide waxing services
SHBBMUP002 – Design and apply make-up
SHBBNLS001 – Provide manicure and pedicure 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

SHBBSKS001 – Pierce ear lobes
SHBBMUP003 – Design and apply make-up for photography
SHBBMUP001 – Apply eyelash extensions
SHBBNLS004 – Apply nail art

Credit Transfer and RPL offered: Recognition of prior learning and skills assessment


Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification. However students are expected to satisfy the TMG admission requirements.

Learning (ACSF Level 2), reading (ACSF Level 2), writing (ACSF Level 2), oral communication (ACSF Level 2+) and numeracy (ACSF Level 2+) are desirable to participate in the course



Learners who successfully complete this qualification may wish to consider further study such as: SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy

Your Career

This qualification may provide job outcomes such as:
  • Make-up artist
  • Consultant in department store or pharmacy
  • Nail technician
  • Waxing technician
  • Freelance beauty consultant
  • Cosmetic or beauty equipment sales representative


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