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Certificate III in Beauty Services

SHB30115

Certificate III in Beauty Services – SHB30115

Course Overview

Kickstart your career in the beauty industry with the Certificate III in Beauty Services. You'll learn a range of beauty services, including nail, waxing, lash and brow tinting, and basic makeup services.

You'll also learn valuable customer service and retail skills, which will make you an asset to any salon team.

This course can be delivered on-campus or as a traineeship, meaning you'll get the chance to apply your new skills to the work environment as you go.

Studying during COVID-19 Restrictions

We’ve had to make adjustments to how our courses are delivered due to the restrictions imposed by COVID-19. This means that we’re currently offering a combination of delivery modes including online and flexible learning and, where we can, on-campus classes with strict social distancing in place.

Career Pathways

This course will give you the specialist skills and knowledge to work in the beauty industry as part of a busy salon team. You'll have the ability to work across waxing, beauty, brow, and nail salons, and will have the opportunity to take your skills to any location.

Further Study

After graduating, you might like to undertake further study in:

Course Dates & Times

Shepparton - Fryers Street

on campus - Starts on 03/02/2021 - Wed to Friday 3 days/week - 9am to 4pm/2021

on campus - Starts on 07/07/2021 - Wed to Friday 3 days/week - 9am to 4pm/2021

Wangaratta - Docker Street

on campus - Starts on 03/02/2021 - Wed to Friday 3 days/week - 9am to 4pm/2021

on campus - Starts on 07/07/2021 - Wed to Friday 3 days/week - 9am to 4pm/2021

1. Subsidised Standard
$4,533.00
2. Subsidised Standard (Concession)
$905.00
3. Subsidised Trainee
$4,533.00
4. Subsidised Trainee (Concession)
$905.00
5. Full Fee
$5,829.00
Course Materials
$1,619.00
Student Services Fees (per year)
$70.00

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Please note all fees and charges are correct at time of publication for 2021 and may change without notice.

Students will be invoiced for the components of the course that they are enrolled into for each year or semester.

Material fees cover costs associated with the following where applicable, and not limited to:

  • Classroom activity consumables, handouts and booklets
  • E-Learning resources and associated license access fees
  • Excursions

Additionally some courses require students to purchase or supply text books, kits, tools, uniforms and personal protection equipment. Some specific materials may be purchased through the GOTAFE Bookshop. A full list with associated costs will be provided to you at your course information session or during the pre-training review Interview.

All students are required to pay an annual Student Services Fee (SSF) of $70.00. The Student Services Fee contributes to the provision of student engagement, learning and support services. SSF does not apply to short course participants.

Further details on fees available

Training package entry requirements
There are no training package entry requirements for this qualification.

GOTAFE preferred entry requirements
Before being accepted into the course applicants must:

  • Attend an information session.
  • Undertake a Pre-training Review to document previous work experience and qualifications and assess suitability for the course.
  • Complete a Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA) test to ensure the required language, literacy and numeracy levels are met for the course.
  • Trainees only: Please apply through an Apprenticeship Network Provider with your employer to organise your traineeship contract prior to applying for this course.
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 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
Elective Units
SHBBHRS002
Provide female intimate waxing services
SHBBMUP001
Apply eyelash extensions
SHBBMUP003
Design and apply make-up for photography
SHBBMUP004
Design and apply remedial camouflage make-up

Assessment methods may include:

  • Written knowledge questions
  • Treatment portfolios
  • Practical demonstration
  • Practical observations

Sarah Chircop

It is important that students commit to all course requirements, including study and assessments the student may need to complete outside their normal training sessions.

On-campus: This course is delivered full-time 3 days per week over a 6-month period, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 9am - 4pm.

Students are required to completed home study up to 10 hours per week, which includes:

  • Pre-reading for class
  • Research assessments
  • Portfolio assessments

Participation in salon simulation is compulsory for all on-campus students, as this is when assessments are conducted.

Students must:

  • Wear closed in shoes at all times
  • Have access to the internet and have a computer.
  • Aid in sourcing their own models for practical classes.
  • Must participate in salon days.

Trainees: This course is run over a two year period if the student is full time employed as a trainee. Trainers will visit the trainee in the workplace a minimum of 9 times per year for a period of 5-6 hours.

If you need any further clarification of the information provided please contact one of our client service officers on 1300 468 233 who can assist you or submit an enquiry through our website now and one of the team will be in touch.

As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you may access a wide range of academic support services to assist you to meet the academic challenges of your course from our Learning Support Unit.

As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you will be welcome to access a variety of non-academic support services from the Student Welfare Unit. These services are designed to best support you to successfully complete your course.

Services include on campus supports and remote supports

  • Counselling
  • employment information
  • careers
  • activities etc.

Learn more about support services

Refer to the Student Handbook for information regarding Learner’s Rights Student Handbook.

Further information is provided at course induction.

Please note: Eligible individuals who wish to access a government subsidised place, must participate in a Pre-training Review. This will consider your:

  • Aspirations/career goals
  • Educational attainment and capability
  • Literacy and numeracy skills
  • Suitability for Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer

Enrolment in general public entry courses will require a selection interview. Please call 1300 468 233 to enquire further.

Skills Recognition is an assessment only process that may result in credits towards a part or full qualification. There is no formal training involved, although you may choose to complete further training as a result of the assessment process.

You can apply for Skills Recognition before you enrol in the qualification you are seeking. You can apply for Skills Recognition through one or both of the following processes:

  • Credit Transfer for formal training that might be equivalent to a new qualification or partial qualification
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for people who have relevant and current skills and knowledge that they have gained through non-formal or informal learning i.e. work or life experience.

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