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Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy

SHB40115

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Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy – SHB40115

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Course Overview

Kickstart your career in the beauty industry with the Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy. You'll learn the latest trends in nail services, waxing, lash and brow treatments, makeup, massage, facial treatments, and skin care.

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. We'll support you to balance study and work, and you'll gain valuable on-the-job experience that will boost your CV and give you the confidence to go out into the workforce.

Career Pathways

This course will give you the 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 services.

Armed with these essential salon skills, you'll have the opportunity to take your skills to any location, and work across day spas, specialised skin clinics, and beauty salons.

Further Study

After graduating, you might like to undertake further study in the SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy.

Course Dates & Times

Shepparton - Fryers Street

Starts Monday 20th Jan, 3 Days a Week , 9am to 4pm, On Campus / 2020

Starts Monday 6th July, 3 Days a Week, 9am to 4pm, On Campus / 2020

Wangaratta - Barr Reserve

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Wangaratta - Docker Street

3 Days a Week - Starts 2nd July - 9am to 4pm - On Campus - SEMESTER 2 / 2019

Starts Monday 20th Jan, 3 Days a Week, 9am to 4pm, On Campus / 2020

Starts Monday 6th July, 3 Days a Week, 9am to 4pm, On Campus / 2020

Fee Information

1. Subsidised Standard
$8,392.00
2. Subsidised Standard (Concession)
$1,678.00
3. Full Fee
$10,789.00
Course Materials
$2,897.00

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 2020 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.

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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 interview
  • 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
  • Please apply through an Apprenticeship Network Provider (australianapprenticeships.gov.au) with your employer to organise your traineeship contract prior to applying for this course (Trainees Only)

Applicants must also have:

  • The ability to work autonomously
  • Strong communication skills essential
  • Physical skills appropriate to the job role
  • Basic to intermediate computer skills
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 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
HLTAID003
Provide first aid
SHBBBOS004
Provide aromatherapy massages
SHBBCCS001
Advise on beauty products and services
SHBBCCS002
Prepare personalised aromatic plant oil blends for beauty treatments
SHBBFAS003
Provide specialised facial treatments
SHBBHRS002
Provide female intimate waxing services
SHBBMUP001
Apply eyelash extensions
SIRXSLS001
Sell to the retail customer

Assessment methods may include:

  • Knowledge quiz
  • Portfolio
  • Practical demonstration

Students will be required to wear closed in shoes at all times.

Students must access the internet and have a computer.

Students will need to aid in sourcing their own models for practical classes.

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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: Students are encouraged to attend all face-to-face sessions. Students will attend classes 3 days a week over a period of 10 months.

Trainees: Trainees are encouraged to attend all scheduled appointments with your GOTAFE Trainer/Assessor. The course is undertaken over a 3 year period, with the majority of the learning taking place in the workplace.

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 click Enquire Now.

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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