This qualification reflects the role of individuals employed as beauticians to provide a range of beauty services including nail, waxing, lash and brow, and basic make-up services.
These individuals possess a range of well-developed technical and customer service skills where discretion and judgement is required, and are responsible for their own outputs. This includes client consultation on beauty products and services.
Work is typically conducted in beauty, waxing, brow and nail salons.
|How to Apply||Please Enquire|
|AQF Level||Level 3: Certificate III|
There are no entry requirements for this course, however students are to apply and meet with the teacher prior to enrolment.
It is recommended that students consult the teacher, should they require clarification of the practical and written requirements in order to achieve competency, or have work, medical or family commitments to consider.
Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations
Standard Course Structure
To successfully complete this course, students must complete 15 units, consisting of:
11 core units and 4 elective 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 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|
|SHBBHRS002||Provide female intimate waxing services|
|SHBBMUP003||Design and apply make-up for photography|
|SHBBMUP004||Design and apply remedial camouflage make-up|
|SHBBNLS004||Apply nail art|
2018 Study Sequence
Enrol into one group of units at a time, as per the following order:
Course Assessment Information
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2018 Mixed Mode
There are two intakes per year for this availability
Duration and dates
2018 Unit Availabilities
Please check this page regularly for updates.
|Course code||Course name||Short Course|
|SHB30115||Certificate III in Beauty Services||No|
|SHB30315||Certificate III in Nail Technology||No|
|SHB40115||Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy||No|
|SHB50115||Diploma of Beauty Therapy||No|
The following textbooks are required for this course:
- Professional Beauty Therapy, 2015, Lorraine Nordmann and Lorraine Day
Available from CQUni Bookshop approx. $120, or on loan from the CQUni Library.
Model Requirements and Client Treatments
It is each student’s responsibility to ensure that a model is obtained and booked into the appointment book for all Practical Assessments. Students must be prepared to provide treatments to clients.
Whilst on-campus, students are required to adhere to the following uniform requirements:
- Black or white tunic.
- Pants, ¾ Pants or black knee-length skirt with stockings.
- Covered in Flat Shoes.
- Disposable Apron.
- Minimum makeup, minimum jewelry, no midriffs, short manicured nails.
Black polo shirts for beauty students can be purchased from the CQUni Bookshop.