SHB30115 Certificate III in Beauty Services

Award Course
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding


This qualification reflects the role of individuals employed as beauticians to provide a range of beauty services including manicure/pedicure services, full body waxing, lash and brow services, lash extensions, spray tanning and basic make-up services. These individuals possess a range of well-developed technical and customers service skills where discretion and judgement is required and are responsible for their own ouputs. This includes consultation on beauty products and services.


On completion of the Certificate III in Beauty Services, work is typically conducted in beauty, waxing, brow and nail salons.


On completion, students can continue their studies into Diploma of Beauty Therapy via a gap Diploma course offered at SuniTAFE.

Course Delivery

Students are expected to attend all classes for modules/competencies in which they are enrolled. Students must attend classes from 9.00AM to 3.00PM Monday to Wednesday. Salon days will run from 9.00AM to 4.00PM. Students may be required at home to ensure currency of theory work.

Entry Requirements

Each student will undertake a Pre-Training Review before enrolling to help confirm the proposed course is suitable. It will provide valuable information about an individual's existing skills and knowledge, language, literacy and numeracy skills and whether the course will help in achieving learning and/or employment goals. Students must pass the required ACER results to gain access into the course. It is also expected that students have great communication skills, have the ability to understand and interpret information spoken in the English language.

Expected Time to Complete

6 Months

Units & Assessment
Core Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
SHBBBOS001 Apply cosmetic tanning products 16 $25.00
SHBBCCS001 Advise on beauty products and services 30 $25.00
SHBBFAS001 Provide lash and brow services 15 $25.00
SHBBHRS001 Provide waxing services 85 $60.00
SHBBMUP002 Design and apply make-up 45 $60.00
SHBBNLS001 Provide manicure and pedicare services 50 $40.00
SHBBRES001 Research and apply beauty industry information 20 $25.00
SHBXCCS001 Conduct salon financial transactions 25 $40.00
SHBXCCS002 Provide salon services to clients 40 $40.00
SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment 45 $40.00
SHBXWHS001 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices 40 $60.00
Elective Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
SHBBHRS002 Provide female intimate waxing services 20 $40.00
SHBBMUP001 Apply eyelash extensions 30 $25.00
SHBBMUP003 Design and apply make-up for photography 30 $60.00
SHBBMUP004 Design and apply remedial camouflage make-up 30 $60.00
SHBBNLS004 Apply nail art 15 $25.00
SHBHBAS002 Provide head, neck and shoulder massages for relaxation 20 $40.00

Course Assessment

  • Observation and oral questioning
  • Practical task
  • Written task
  • Third party report
Your particular units of study will be determined from the core and elective units required for this qualification.

RPL is a formal assessment process that recognises relevant skills and knowledge you have already gained through previous training, work and life experiences. Contact the Institute today to discuss your options for RPL.

Indicative Fees

Government Subsidised $2,788
Concession $1,044
RPL Government Subsidised $1,014
RPL Concession $203
RPL Self-funded $1,521
Self-Funded $3,295

Average total fees include designated materials and will vary according to your specific unit choices and other factors.

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

For information on refunds in relation to withdrawals, transfers and cancellations refer to the following policies and procedures.
Refund of Course Fees Policy
Student Withdrawal and Refund of Course Fees Procedure

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Intake Campus Course Details
2019 January Mildura Campus Full Time, Part Time
2019 February Mildura Campus Part Time, Classroom Based
2019 July Mildura Campus Classroom Based