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. These individuals undertake work independently, with limited guidance from others, to perform routine and non-routine activities and solve non-routine problems. They apply and adapt technical skills and knowledge, and use judgment in the provision of beauty treatments and services. These individuals are responsible for their own outputs and provide limited guidance to others. Work is typically conducted in beauty salons and spas.
This course is for traineeship training only. Students must be employed as a trainee in a relevant industry.
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|AQF Level||Level 4: Certificate IV|
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
After completion of this course individuals will be employable as Beauty Therapists including treatments and services, such as 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
Study Mode Definitions
*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.
Select a course structure below to view the delivery details , including the different study modes offered for each structure.
This course is for trainees only.
Full time traineeship needs to be completed in 12 months.
Part-time traineeship options available. Needs to be completed in 24 months.
|SHBXWHS001||Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|SHBXIND001||Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|SHBXCCS002||Provide salon services to clients||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|
|SHBBNLS001||Provide manicure and pedicare services||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|SHBBMUP002||Design and apply make-up||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|SHBBHRS001||Provide waxing services||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|SHBBFAS002||Provide facial treatments and skin care recommendations||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|SHBBFAS001||Provide lash and brow services||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|SHBBBOS003||Provide body treatments||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|SHBBBOS002||Provide body massages||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|SHBBBOS001||Apply cosmetic tanning products||More Information||Training.gov Details|
Refer to packaging rules at https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/SHB40115 for additional options relating to elective units.
|SHBBMUP001||Apply eyelash extensions||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|SHBBNLS002||Apply gel nail enhancements||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|SHBBNLS003||Apply acrylic nail enhancements||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|SHBBNLS004||Apply nail art||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|SHBBNLS005||Use electric file equipment for nail services||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|SHBBNLS006||Apply advanced 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|
|SHBBFAS003||Provide specialised facial treatments||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|SHBBBOS004||Provide aromatherapy massages||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|BSBSMB403||Market the small business||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|SHBBSKS005||Provide micro-dermabrasion treatments||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|SHBBINF001||Maintain infection control standards||More Information||Training.gov Details|
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|SHBXWHS001||Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices|
|SHBBNLS002||Apply gel nail enhancements|
|SHBBSKS005||Provide micro-dermabrasion treatments|
|BSBSMB403||Market the small business|
|SHBBBOS004||Provide aromatherapy massages|
|SHBBFAS003||Provide specialised facial treatments|
|SHBBHRS002||Provide female intimate waxing services|
|SHBBMUP003||Design and apply make-up for photography|
|SHBBMUP004||Design and apply remedial camouflage make-up|
|SHBBNLS006||Apply advanced nail art|
|SHBBNLS005||Use electric file equipment for nail services|
|SHBBNLS004||Apply nail art|
|SHBBNLS003||Apply acrylic nail enhancements|
|SHBBMUP001||Apply eyelash extensions|
|SHBXIND001||Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment|
|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 pedicare services|
|SHBBRES001||Research and apply beauty industry information|
|SHBXCCS001||Conduct salon financial transactions|
|SHBXCCS002||Provide salon services to clients|
|SHBBINF001||Maintain infection control standards|
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This course is available as a traineeship only through Mackay and Rockhampton campuses.
The following textbooks are recommended for this course:
Available for purchase from CQUni Bookshop or as an online version, which is accessible for students through the CQUni Library website.
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:
- YouTube clips,
- Textbook readings,
- Power Points,
- Product information,
- The written and practical assessments,
- MSDS sheets,
- 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 jewelry, no midriffs.
Due to Workplace Health and Safety guidelines, you will not be able to participate in practical activities if your uniform is not satisfactory.
Tunics and aprons can be purchased from local beauty suppliers.
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 endeavor 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 firstname.lastname@example.org, 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