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Course Type:
Accredited Course
Study Mode:
On Campus
8 months
Starting Date:
Bairnsdale, Traralgon
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Course Overview

Do you have a passion for all things beauty? This course is for you.

When you complete your certificate III in beauty services you will learn practical skills in all areas such as manicures and pedicures including gel and acrylic nail enhancements, waxing services, lash and brow treatments, cosmetic tanning, makeup application along with key salon skills in effective communication, reception duties and advising on products and services.

You will learn a range of different beauty techniques and skills to be able to work in a beauty salon as a beautician or within a retail environment. There are opportunities to own your own business or travel the world. What are you waiting for?  It's time to dream big and follow your passion.


Traralgon: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 5:00pm-9:00pm
Bairnsdale: Monday, Tuesday 9:00am-4:00pm

Qualifications and Recognition

Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate III in Beauty Services.

Career Opportunities

  • Beautician or Beauty Therapist.
  • Beauty Salon
  • Day Spa
  • Cruise ships
  • self employed

Opportunities for Further Study

Further Information

Course and Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Mandatory entry requirements

  • Applicants are required to have an appropriate level of language, literacy and numeracy skills, which will be evaluated prior to course intake. Pre Training Review and Interview will be required prior to enrolment.

Recommended entry requirements

  • Learners with excellent people skills and a genuine interest in the Beauty Industry


Not Applicable

Online requirement

Not Applicable


Course Cost

VET Student Loans

Not Applicable for this course

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Specialist Course Information

Specialist Course Information



Not Applicable

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
SHBBMUP003 Design and apply make-up for photography
SHBBNLS003 Apply acrylic nail enhancements
SHBBNLS002 Apply gel nail enhancements
SHBBCCS001 Advise on beauty products and services
SHBBFAS001 Provide lash and brow services
SHBBHRS001 Provide waxing services
SHBBHRS002 Provide female intimate waxing services
SHBBMUP002 Design and apply make-up
SHBBNLS001 Provide manicure and pedicare services
SHBBRES001 Research and apply beauty industry information
SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
SHBXWHS001 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices
SHBXCCS002 Provide salon services to clients
SHBXCCS001 Conduct salon financial transactions
SHBBBOS001 Apply cosmetic tanning products


Assessment is competency based. A range of assessment methods will be used, including written tests, assignments, online quizzes, role play and practical demonstrations in the training salon