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SHB30115 - Certificate III in Beauty Services

Course Details

Course Summary

This qualification is for those wishing to enter the personal services industry providing beauty treatments and services. The role of Beauty Therapists is to provide a range of beauty services including nail, waxing, lash and brow, and basic make-up services.

A beauty therapist needs to be able to work as part of a team and independently, use initiative and discretion where required, build a client base and advise clients in regards to attaining the best possible outcome from each service. A beauty therapist is responsible for their own work and the must be able to encourage repeat custom. Work is typically conducted in beauty, waxing, brow and nail salons.

Course Details

Course Type Qualification
Student Availability
  • Domestic
Fees
Full Fee $3765 (2019)
$4005 (2020)
Subsidised Full Fee $1350 (2019)
$1440 (2020)
Subsidised Concession Fee $510 (2019)
$555 (2020)
Fee for service per unit $251 (2019)
$267 (2020)
Fee for service (International) $4005 (2020)
Fee for service per unit (International) $267 (2020)
Subsidised full fee per unit $90 (2019)
$96 (2020)
Subsidised concession fee per unit $34 (2019)
$37 (2020)
For detailed information on Course Fees, visit www.cqu.edu.au/fees
Application Mode
  • Direct To University
How to Apply Please Enquire or Apply Online
Study Area
  • Hospitality and Beauty
  • VET in Schools
Skill Area
  • Beauty
AQF Level Level 3: Certificate III

Admission Codes

International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

On successful completion of the full qualification, students will be eligible to be employed as Beauty Therapist and provide a basic range of beauty services including natural nail treatments, waxing, lash and brow, and basic make-up services.

Course Structures

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete 11 core units
  2. Complete 4 elective units
Please select a course structure from the options below:
Rockhampton City Course Structure

This program is typically delivered over a 12 month period, however as it is competency based, it may be possible for learners to complete their training sooner if they have reached the required skill level.

  • RPL/RCC/Credit
  • On-campus
Core

There are two clusters of units which form the whole course. Please enroll into every unit in the cluster. 

SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment More Information Training.gov Details
SHBXWHS001 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices More Information Training.gov Details
SHBBFAS001 Provide lash and brow services More Information Training.gov Details
SHBBNLS001 Provide manicure and pedicare services More Information Training.gov Details
SHBBMUP002 Design and apply make-up More Information Training.gov Details
SHBXCCS002 Provide salon services to clients More Information Training.gov Details
SHBBCCS001 Advise on beauty products and services More Information Training.gov Details
SHBXCCS001 Conduct salon financial transactions More Information Training.gov Details
SHBBBOS001 Apply cosmetic tanning products More Information Training.gov Details
SHBBRES001 Research and apply beauty industry information More Information Training.gov Details
SHBBHRS001 Provide waxing services More Information Training.gov Details
Elective

There is a set sequence of enrolment for this course.  See the More Details section of the Handbook for further information relating to enrolment sequences.

SHBBNLS004 Apply nail art More Information Training.gov Details
SHBBMUP004 Design and apply remedial camouflage make-up More Information Training.gov Details
SHBBMUP003 Design and apply make-up for photography More Information Training.gov Details
SHBBHRS002 Provide female intimate waxing services More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

Below is the recommended study sequence for this course. Please enrol in your units as per the following order.
Units with the same sequence number should be enrolled into at the same time.
Sequence Unit
1 SHBXIND001 - Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
1 SHBXWHS001 - Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices
1 SHBBFAS001 - Provide lash and brow services
1 SHBBNLS001 - Provide manicure and pedicare services
1 SHBBMUP002 - Design and apply make-up
1 SHBBNLS004 - Apply nail art
1 SHBBMUP004 - Design and apply remedial camouflage make-up
1 SHBBMUP003 - Design and apply make-up for photography
2 SHBXCCS002 - Provide salon services to clients
2 SHBBCCS001 - Advise on beauty products and services
2 SHBXCCS001 - Conduct salon financial transactions
2 SHBBBOS001 - Apply cosmetic tanning products
2 SHBBRES001 - Research and apply beauty industry information
2 SHBBHRS001 - Provide waxing services
2 SHBBHRS002 - Provide female intimate waxing services


Mackay City On-campus Course Structure

This program is typically delivered over a 12 month period, however as it is competency based, it may be possible for learners to complete their training sooner if they have reached the required skill level.

  • RPL/RCC/Credit
  • On-campus
Core

See More Details section of the Handbook for enrolment sequence information.  

SHBBMUP002 Design and apply make-up More Information Training.gov Details
SHBBBOS001 Apply cosmetic tanning products More Information Training.gov Details
SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment More Information Training.gov Details
SHBXWHS001 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices More Information Training.gov Details
SHBXCCS001 Conduct salon financial transactions More Information Training.gov Details
SHBXCCS002 Provide salon services to clients More Information Training.gov Details
SHBBNLS001 Provide manicure and pedicare services More Information Training.gov Details
SHBBCCS001 Advise on beauty products and services More Information Training.gov Details
SHBBRES001 Research and apply beauty industry information More Information Training.gov Details
SHBBFAS001 Provide lash and brow services More Information Training.gov Details
SHBBHRS001 Provide waxing services More Information Training.gov Details
Elective

See More Details section of the Handbook for enrolment sequence information.

SHBBMUP004 Design and apply remedial camouflage make-up More Information Training.gov Details
SHBBMUP003 Design and apply make-up for photography More Information Training.gov Details
SHBBNLS004 Apply nail art More Information Training.gov Details
SHBBHRS002 Provide female intimate waxing services More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

Below is the recommended study sequence for this course. Please enrol in your units as per the following order.
Units with the same sequence number should be enrolled into at the same time.
Sequence Unit
1 SHBBMUP002 - Design and apply make-up
1 SHBBBOS001 - Apply cosmetic tanning products
1 SHBXIND001 - Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
1 SHBXWHS001 - Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices
2 SHBXCCS001 - Conduct salon financial transactions
2 SHBXCCS002 - Provide salon services to clients
2 SHBBMUP004 - Design and apply remedial camouflage make-up
2 SHBBMUP003 - Design and apply make-up for photography
3 SHBBNLS001 - Provide manicure and pedicare services
3 SHBBNLS004 - Apply nail art
4 SHBBCCS001 - Advise on beauty products and services
4 SHBBRES001 - Research and apply beauty industry information
4 SHBBFAS001 - Provide lash and brow services
5 SHBBHRS001 - Provide waxing services
5 SHBBHRS002 - Provide female intimate waxing services


Mackay City Mixed Mode Course Structure

This program is typically delivered over a 12 month period, however as it is competency based, it may be possible for learners to complete their training sooner if they have reached the required skill level.

  • RPL/RCC/Credit
  • Mixed Mode
Core

See More Details section of the Handbook for enrolment sequence information.  

SHBBHRS001 Provide waxing services More Information Training.gov Details
SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment More Information Training.gov Details
SHBXWHS001 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices More Information Training.gov Details
SHBBFAS001 Provide lash and brow services More Information Training.gov Details
SHBBBOS001 Apply cosmetic tanning products More Information Training.gov Details
SHBXCCS002 Provide salon services to clients More Information Training.gov Details
SHBBCCS001 Advise on beauty products and services More Information Training.gov Details
SHBBRES001 Research and apply beauty industry information More Information Training.gov Details
SHBBMUP002 Design and apply make-up More Information Training.gov Details
SHBBNLS001 Provide manicure and pedicare services More Information Training.gov Details
SHBXCCS001 Conduct salon financial transactions More Information Training.gov Details
Elective

See More Details section of the Handbook for enrolment sequence information.

SHBBHRS002 Provide female intimate waxing services More Information Training.gov Details
SHBBMUP003 Design and apply make-up for photography More Information Training.gov Details
SHBBMUP004 Design and apply remedial camouflage make-up More Information Training.gov Details
SHBBNLS004 Apply nail art More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

Below is the recommended study sequence for this course. Please enrol in your units as per the following order.
Units with the same sequence number should be enrolled into at the same time.
Sequence Unit
1 SHBBHRS001 - Provide waxing services
1 SHBXIND001 - Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
1 SHBXWHS001 - Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices
1 SHBBFAS001 - Provide lash and brow services
2 SHBBBOS001 - Apply cosmetic tanning products
2 SHBXCCS002 - Provide salon services to clients
2 SHBBCCS001 - Advise on beauty products and services
2 SHBBRES001 - Research and apply beauty industry information
2 SHBBHRS002 - Provide female intimate waxing services
3 SHBBMUP002 - Design and apply make-up
3 SHBBMUP003 - Design and apply make-up for photography
3 SHBBMUP004 - Design and apply remedial camouflage make-up
4 SHBBNLS001 - Provide manicure and pedicare services
4 SHBXCCS001 - Conduct salon financial transactions
4 SHBBNLS004 - Apply nail art


Gladstone City Course Structure - Monday, Tuesday Cohort

This program is typically delivered over a 12 month period, however as it is competency based, it may be possible for learners to complete their training sooner if they have reached the required skill level.

  • RPL/RCC/Credit
  • Mixed Mode
Core

See More Details section of the Handbook for enrolment sequence information.  

SHBBFAS001 Provide lash and brow services More Information Training.gov Details
SHBBHRS001 Provide waxing services More Information Training.gov Details
SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment More Information Training.gov Details
SHBXWHS001 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices More Information Training.gov Details
SHBXCCS002 Provide salon services to clients More Information Training.gov Details
SHBBNLS001 Provide manicure and pedicare services More Information Training.gov Details
SHBXCCS001 Conduct salon financial transactions More Information Training.gov Details
SHBBRES001 Research and apply beauty industry information More Information Training.gov Details
SHBBBOS001 Apply cosmetic tanning products More Information Training.gov Details
SHBBMUP002 Design and apply make-up More Information Training.gov Details
SHBBCCS001 Advise on beauty products and services More Information Training.gov Details
Elective

See More Details section of the Handbook for enrolment sequence information.

SHBBHRS002 Provide female intimate waxing services More Information Training.gov Details
SHBBMUP004 Design and apply remedial camouflage make-up More Information Training.gov Details
SHBBMUP003 Design and apply make-up for photography More Information Training.gov Details
SHBBNLS004 Apply nail art More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

Below is the recommended study sequence for this course. Please enrol in your units as per the following order.
Units with the same sequence number should be enrolled into at the same time.
Sequence Unit
1 SHBBFAS001 - Provide lash and brow services
1 SHBBHRS001 - Provide waxing services
1 SHBXIND001 - Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
1 SHBXWHS001 - Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices
1 SHBXCCS002 - Provide salon services to clients
1 SHBBHRS002 - Provide female intimate waxing services
2 SHBBNLS001 - Provide manicure and pedicare services
2 SHBXCCS001 - Conduct salon financial transactions
2 SHBBRES001 - Research and apply beauty industry information
2 SHBBBOS001 - Apply cosmetic tanning products
2 SHBBMUP002 - Design and apply make-up
2 SHBBCCS001 - Advise on beauty products and services
2 SHBBMUP004 - Design and apply remedial camouflage make-up
2 SHBBMUP003 - Design and apply make-up for photography
2 SHBBNLS004 - Apply nail art


Gladstone City Course Structure - Wednesday Only Cohort

This program will be delivered over an 18 month period, however as it is competency based, it may be possible for learners to complete their training sooner if they have reached the required skill level.

  • RPL/RCC/Credit
  • Mixed Mode
Core

See More Details section of the Handbook for enrolment information and frequently asked questions.

SHBBFAS001 Provide lash and brow services More Information Training.gov Details
SHBXWHS001 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices More Information Training.gov Details
SHBBHRS001 Provide waxing services More Information Training.gov Details
SHBBMUP002 Design and apply make-up More Information Training.gov Details
SHBXCCS001 Conduct salon financial transactions More Information Training.gov Details
SHBBNLS001 Provide manicure and pedicare services More Information Training.gov Details
SHBXCCS002 Provide salon services to clients More Information Training.gov Details
SHBBCCS001 Advise on beauty products and services More Information Training.gov Details
SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment More Information Training.gov Details
SHBBBOS001 Apply cosmetic tanning products More Information Training.gov Details
SHBBRES001 Research and apply beauty industry information More Information Training.gov Details
Elective

See More Details section of the Handbook for enrolment information and frequently asked questions.

SHBBHRS002 Provide female intimate waxing services More Information Training.gov Details
SHBBMUP003 Design and apply make-up for photography More Information Training.gov Details
SHBBNLS004 Apply nail art More Information Training.gov Details
SHBBMUP004 Design and apply remedial camouflage make-up More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

Below is the recommended study sequence for this course. Please enrol in your units as per the following order.
Units with the same sequence number should be enrolled into at the same time.
Sequence Unit
1 SHBBFAS001 - Provide lash and brow services
1 SHBXWHS001 - Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices
1 SHBBHRS001 - Provide waxing services
1 SHBBHRS002 - Provide female intimate waxing services
2 SHBBMUP002 - Design and apply make-up
2 SHBXCCS001 - Conduct salon financial transactions
2 SHBBNLS001 - Provide manicure and pedicare services
2 SHBXCCS002 - Provide salon services to clients
2 SHBBMUP003 - Design and apply make-up for photography
2 SHBBNLS004 - Apply nail art
3 SHBBCCS001 - Advise on beauty products and services
3 SHBXIND001 - Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
3 SHBBBOS001 - Apply cosmetic tanning products
3 SHBBRES001 - Research and apply beauty industry information
3 SHBBMUP004 - Design and apply remedial camouflage make-up


Trainees (User Choice)

A traineeship is typically delivered over 12 to 24 months however as it is competency based, it may be possible for learners to complete their training sooner if they have reached the required skill level.
  • Employer Based (VET Providers Only)
  • Online
Core
The below unit sequence is based on students starting their studies in the February intake. Please see the More Details tab for the unit sequence that relates to students starting in the June, July or August intakes.
SHBXWHS001 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices More Information Training.gov Details
SHBBHRS001 Provide waxing services More Information Training.gov Details
SHBXCCS002 Provide salon services to clients More Information Training.gov Details
SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment More Information Training.gov Details
SHBXCCS001 Conduct salon financial transactions More Information Training.gov Details
SHBBCCS001 Advise on beauty products and services More Information Training.gov Details
SHBBFAS001 Provide lash and brow services More Information Training.gov Details
SHBBBOS001 Apply cosmetic tanning products More Information Training.gov Details
SHBBRES001 Research and apply beauty industry information More Information Training.gov Details
SHBBNLS001 Provide manicure and pedicare services More Information Training.gov Details
SHBBMUP002 Design and apply make-up More Information Training.gov Details
Elective

The below unit sequence is based on students starting their studies in the February intake. Please see the More Details tab for the unit sequence that relates to students starting in the June, July or August intakes.

SHBBHRS002 Provide female intimate waxing services More Information Training.gov Details
SHBBNLS004 Apply nail art More Information Training.gov Details
SHBBMUP003 Design and apply make-up for photography More Information Training.gov Details
SHBBMUP004 Design and apply remedial camouflage make-up More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

Below is the recommended study sequence for this course. Please enrol in your units as per the following order.
Units with the same sequence number should be enrolled into at the same time.
Sequence Unit
1 SHBXWHS001 - Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices
1 SHBBHRS001 - Provide waxing services
1 SHBXCCS002 - Provide salon services to clients
1 SHBXIND001 - Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
1 SHBBHRS002 - Provide female intimate waxing services
2 SHBXCCS001 - Conduct salon financial transactions
2 SHBBCCS001 - Advise on beauty products and services
2 SHBBFAS001 - Provide lash and brow services
3 SHBBBOS001 - Apply cosmetic tanning products
3 SHBBRES001 - Research and apply beauty industry information
3 SHBBNLS001 - Provide manicure and pedicare services
3 SHBBNLS004 - Apply nail art
4 SHBBMUP002 - Design and apply make-up
4 SHBBMUP003 - Design and apply make-up for photography
4 SHBBMUP004 - Design and apply remedial camouflage make-up


Course Assessment Information

Assessment Types
Written/Electronic Assessment
Practical Task
Project
RPL
Third Party Verification
Course Learning Outcomes
Where and when can I start?
The availabilities listed here are for 2019 and beyond.
Please view the more details information for any additional information related to the intakes

Domestic 2019 Availabilities

Standard Course Structure

On-campus

Rockhampton City

February: Full Time
June: Full Time

Mackay City

January: Full Time/Part Time
July: Full Time/Part Time
Mixed Mode
Mixed Mode for this course may refer to on-campus workshops or residential schools located at Mackay City.
Or it may refer to work placements which can be located anywhere. Please see the More Details section for more information.
February: Full Time
Mixed Mode for this course may refer to on-campus workshops or residential schools located at Gladstone City.
Or it may refer to work placements which can be located anywhere. Please see the More Details section for more information.
February: Part Time
June: Part Time

Mackay City Mixed Mode Course Structure

Mixed Mode
Mixed Mode for this course may refer to on-campus workshops or residential schools located at Mackay City.
Or it may refer to work placements which can be located anywhere. Please see the More Details section for more information.
August: Full Time
For individual class days and times for each intake please check the TAFE Timetable located here
More Details

More Details

Enrolment Sequences and Compulsory Attendance Requirements


Enrol in all units for each intake at once. 

Mackay City Campus

Rockhampton City

On-campus

Mixed Mode

On-campus

Classes run 8.45am to 4.00pm Monday and Tuesdays each week.

 

2019 - Intensive Internal Workshop runs  

8.45am to 4.00pm Monday to Friday for one week.   



2020 - students will attend class two days per week, three weeks per month.  

 

Classes run 9.00am to 4.00pm Thursdays and Fridays every week excluding school holidays.

Enrolment Sequence:

Enrolment Sequence:

Enrolment Sequence:

January Intake*
SHBXIND001

SHBXWHS001

SHBBMUP002

SHBBBOS001

 

March Intake

SHBXCCS002

SHBXCCS001

SHBBMUP003

SHBBMUP004

 

April Intake

SHBBNLS001

SHBBNLS004

 

July Intake*

SHBBFAS001

SHBBRES001

SHBBCCS001

 

August Intake

SHBBHRS001

SHBBHRS002

February Intake*

SHBXIND001

SHBXWHS001

SHBBHRS001

SHBBFAS001

 

May Intake

SHBXCCS002

SHBBRES001

SHBBHRS002

SHBBCCS001

SHBBBOS001

 

August Intake*

SHBBMUP002

SHBBMUP003

SHBBMUP004

 

November Intake

SHBBNLS001

SHBBNLS004

SHBXCCS001

 

February Intake*

SHBBMUP002

SHBBNLS001

SHBBFAS001

SHBXWHS001

SHBXIND001

SHBBMUP003

SHBBMUP004

SHBBNLS004

 

June Intake*

SHBXCCS002

SHBBCCS001

SHBXCCS001

SHBBBOS001

SHBBRES001

SHBBHRS001

SHBBHRS002

 

 

 

 


Gladstone City Campus

 Mon and Tue

Classes run 9.00am to 4.00pm Monday and Tuesday for two weeks   per month. 

 

*Students can begin course in February and June

Enrolment Sequence:

February Intake*

SHBXCCS002

SHBXWHS001

SHBXIND001

SHBBHRS001

SHBBFAS001

SHBBHRS002

 

June Intake*

SHBBCCS001

SHBBMUP002

SHBBNLS001

SHBXCCS001

SHBBRES001

SHBBBOS001

SHBBNLS004

SHBBMUP004

SHBBMUP003



Textbook Requirements

The following textbooks are recommended for this course:

  • Professional Beauty Therapy: Australia and New Zealand 3rd Edition, Cenage Learning Australia 2017, Nordmann, L and Day, A.

Available on loan from CQUni library as a hard copy or from the CQUni library website as an eBook.  

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:


What is the BKSB?

The Basic Knowledge and Skills Builder is an online pre-enrolment assessment to match the qualification level in which you will achieve the best chance of success.  Diploma students must receive a level four in both literacy and numeracy to be eligible to access Vet Student Loan. 


Can I resit the BKSB?

You can resit the BKSB two weeks after your first sitting. Meanwhile there is an online workbook to work through before you are able to resit. 


Will I get help with literacy and numeracy skills?

Contact our Student Success Team on 13 27 86 who will refer you to the literacy and numeracy support team. 


When can I have a look at my unit on Moodle?

As soon as you are enrolled in a unit you are able to login into Moodle and start viewing the following in each unit’s page:

- Recordings,

- YouTube clips,

- Textbook readings,

- Power Points,

- Product information,

- The written and practical assessments, 

- MSDS sheets,

- Procedures, 

- Zoom recordings, 

- And much more. 


How do I log into Moodle?

User name: 1023456 (your student number)

Password: Default password is found in your welcome email. 


What do I wear to class?

Whilst on-campus, students are required to adhere to the following uniform requirements:   


Black tunic available at the beauty wholesalers, or beauty polo shirt from the CQU Bookshop.

Black full-length or 3/4 work pants (not leggings or jeans).

Black enclosed shoes. Choose black joggers or black support shoes. Do not wear ballet flats or heels. 

Tidy hair with long hair secured. 

Clean tidy nails and appropriate makeup. 

Minimal makeup, minimal jewellery, no midriffs. 


A CQUni apron will be available to wear in the simulated salon during each practical activity.  


Due to Workplace Health and Safety guidelines, you will not be able to participate in practical activities if your uniform is not satisfactory. 


What are the times I have to be in class?

8.45am to 3.30/4pm. 

If you are unable to attend, have to leave early or arrive late, please phone or email your teacher ahead of time, as quite often a student clinic will be operating and you will have clients booked for the day. 


Do I have to attend for each timetabled day on campus?

Yes. Your teacher’s role is to prepare you for working in a beauty salon, hairdressing salon, spa or to run your own beauty business.  Therefore you will need to attend for the full day on each campus so that you can observe, practice and be assessed in the many practical skills of your beauty course.


Can I catch up on missed days?

Each day on campus is valuable time to learn new techniques, practice and participate in the simulated salon environment. Therefore it is very important to attend each day on your timetable.  Teachers will endeavour to schedule catch up classes but this is done on a case by case basis and not guaranteed to be available. 


Do I have to find my own clients?

Your training salon has a client base however students may need to source their own clients from time to time. It is a good idea to network with your family and friends who can become your clients in our busy training salons.
 

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.


What kind of assessments will I have to do?

Each unit will has several practical assessments and a written assessment. A timetable is provided that identifies when each assessment is due. 


Anything else I need to know?

Student Counsellors are available to assist you with both study and personal counselling services. To Self-refer and arrange a free face-to-face or phone appointment, contact counselling@cqu.edu.au, or phone 07 49 30 9456.

Student Counsellors can help with Time Management, Study skills, Relationship and Family issues, Stress, Anxiety and depression, Home, sickness, Grief and loss and more that may impact students whilst studying.  Please do not hesitate to call the Student Counsellors for a confidential session