This qualification reflects the role of individuals who are competent in a prescribed range of beauty therapy treatments and services, including:
- Facial massage
- Lash and brow treatments
- Nail technology services
- Make-up, waxing
- Body massage,
- Aaromatherapy and;
- As well as providing advice on and selling retail skin care and cosmetic products.
Work would be undertaken as skilled beauty therapists in the beauty therapy services stream of the beauty industry.
Program Requirements and Prerequisites
Meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee you entry into this course.
Some courses receive more applications than the number of places available. In this situation we will also assess your education, work and other relevant experience.
Program Fees and Charges
For more information on course fees, click HERE.
Skills Recognition Online Tool
If you have worked for a period of time and feel confident that you can do a particular job, but don't have a formal qualification, then Skills Recognition (RPL) will benefit you.
A Skills Recognition online tool is available for this qaulification, which means that you can complete the process in your own time at your own pace. The online tool can be accessed here.
Workplace Health & Safety
Your health and wellbeing during your study with Victoria Polytechnic is of the highest importance to us. It is important that you are aware of health and safety when you are attending workshops or practical labs at Victoria Polytechnic and in the workplace. Victoria Polytechnic requires students in this course to complete an course induction including Health and Safety and you are required to adhere to the Victoria University Health and Safety policy and procedures whilst on any Victoria University or Polytechnic campus.
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Program Quick Guide
Turn your interest in all things beauty into a career. Upgrade your skills to become a Beauty Therapist.
Our industry professionals are here to teach you the skills for your career in the beauty industry. You will learn a range of beauty therapy treatments and services, including:
- facial treatments
- advanced facial treatments
- lash and brow treatments
- manicure and pedicare
- body massage
- body treatments
- advice on and selling retail skin care and cosmetic products
- lash and brow treatments
- spray tanning
- demonstrating and selling retail skin care and cosmetic products
- safe hygiene and work practices
- environmental sustainability.
The combination of class room and practical exercises means you will graduate with skills needed to work as a competent and work ready beauty therapist.
To qualify for the SHB40115 Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy, students must complete a total of nineteen (19) units, consisting of:
- 13 core units
- 6 elective units, consisting of:
- 3 units from the list below
- 3 units from the list below, elsewhere in SHB Training Package, or any other current Training Package or accredited course.
Apply cosmetic tanning products
Provide body massages
Provide body treatments
Provide lash and brow services
Provide facial treatments and skin care recommendations
Provide waxing services
Design and apply make-up
Provide manicure and pedicare services
Research and apply beauty industry information
Conduct salon financial transactions
Provide salon services to clients
Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices
Provide specialised facial treatments
Design and apply make-up for photography
Design and apply remedial camouflage make-up
|SHBCCS001||Advise on beauty products and services|
|SHBBINF001||Maintain infection control standards|
|SIRXCOM001A||Communicate in the workplace|
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