Certificate IV in Beauty Services – International

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Course Code SHB40115
CRICOS Code 094505G
Duration 1 Year
Main Intake Dates

February, April, July, October

Location Melbourne City Campus

Program Overview

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.

Program Structure

Units of Competency

The SHB40115 Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy requires 19 units of competency.

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 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

SHBBBOS004 – Provide aromatherapy massages
SHBBFAS003 – Provide specialised facial treatments
SHBBNLS002 – Apply gel nail enhancements
SHBBNLS003 – Apply acrylic nail enhancements
SHBBMUP001 – Apply eyelash extensions
SHBBMUP004 – Design and apply remedial camouflage make-up

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


Entry Requirements

Students must satisfy the following Age, English and Academic requirements:

  • Age: must be 18 years or over
  • English Proficiency Level: an IELTS Band 5.5 or equivalent OR undertake an English language test at TMG.
  • Academic: Successful completion of Year 12 or its equivalent.



The further study pathways available to learners who undertake this qualification include:

  • SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy

Your Career

After successful completion the student may get a range of beauty therapist employment opportunities in beauty salons, day spas and hairdressing salons (that offer beauty services).


Course Fee


Other Fees Estimated Fees
Application Fee $250.00
Material Fee $885.00
Toolkit Fee $957.11

*Fees subject to change by the suppliers