• Course Code
  • SHB20116
  • Course Type
  • Accredited Course
  • Study mode
  • On Campus
  • Duration
  • 6 months
  • Starting Date
  • February 2020
  • Location
  • Traralgon
  • Bairnsdale
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Course Overview

Gain the necessary skills and knowledge to add your own flair to the wonderful world of makeup and cosmetic retail. You’ll build your foundational skills as you kick start your career, learning how to apply makeup, offer high-quality lash and brow services, perform manicures and pedicures, and more. This fun and challenging qualification is the perfect stepping stone into further study.

This course focuses on improving your communication skills, both with colleague relationships and interactions with clients. You’ll learn to demonstrate and sell makeup and retail skin care products, perform routine salon tasks, and uphold workplace health and safety requirements. Master the crucial skills to working in a retail environment where you add flair and confidence to your clients’ lives.


Traralgon Campus (Monday and Tuesdays) - 9am - 4pm
Bairnsdale Campus (Monday and Tuesdays) - 9am - 4pm

Qualifications and Recognition


Career Opportunities

This qualification provides a pathway to work as a retail sales consultant in any business that sells beauty or cosmetic products and services. This can include beauty and hairdressing salons, retail outlets and department stores.

Opportunities for Further Study

Further Information

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Mandatory entry requirements

  • students must meet the minimum LLN requirements for this course.

Recommended entry requirements

  • min 15 years of age


Not Applicable

Online requirement

Not Applicable


Course Cost

VET Student Loans

Not Applicable for this course

Help with Fees

Specialist Course Information

Specialist Course Information



Students are required to complete a minimum of 20 hours work placement within a retail environment such as Beauty or hair Salons, Chemists, Makeup Counters.
Placement is arranged by: Student

Pathway to Industry Licence

Not Applicable

Material and Equipment supplied by students

Not Applicable

Student Services

Support is available for students at every stage of the study journey. Please speak to any of our friendly reception or teaching staff.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Many TAFE Gippsland courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.

Course Structure

Course Modules

Course Units
SHBBNLS001 Provide manicure and pedicare services
BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others
ICTWEB201 Use Social Media Tools For Collaboration And Engagement
SHBBCCS001 Advise on beauty products and services
SHBBFAS001 Provide lash and brow services
SHBBMUP002 Design and apply make-up
SHBBRES001 Research and apply beauty industry information
SHBXCCS001 Conduct salon financial transactions
SHBXCCS004 Recommend products and services
SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
SHBXIND002 Communicate as part of a salon team
SIRRMER001 Produce visual merchandise displays
SIRXIND003 Organise personal work requirements
SIRXSLS001 Sell to the retail customer


Not Applicable

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