Do you dream of working in a day spa or beauty clinic providing relaxing and indulgent beauty treatments for your clients?
Well, do we have the course for you!
By successfully completing a Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy you will gain the skills and experience to be able to work within the industry as a Beauty Therapist.
You’ll learn the skills and knowledge to provide a broad range of beauty therapy treatments and services, including facial and specialised facial treatments, body massage, tanning, waxing services, lash and brow treatments, nail and make-up services.
This course will also teach you how to consult with clients to provide beauty advice, recommend beauty treatments and services, and sell retail skincare and cosmetic products.
Upon successful completion of the Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy, the list of opportunities are endless. From working in local spas and salons or owning your own business, we can give you the skills you need to set yourself up for exciting career opportunities– whichever way you choose to take it!
You’ll also be eligible to take your career even further by studying a Diploma of Beauty Therapy. This courses will enhance your employment opportunities and help create even more career possibilities.
This traineeship pathway requires you to be employed as a trainee beauty therapist in an operational business.
TimesMonday 9:00am - 4:00pm, Wednesday 9:00am - 4:00pm, Friday 9:00am - 4:00pm
Qualifications and RecognitionUpon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy (Traineeship).
- Beauty Therapist
- Senior Therapist
Opportunities for Further Study
Course and Entry Requirements
Mandatory entry requirements:
16 years of age. 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 an interview will be required prior to enrolment.
Recommended entry requirements:
Learners with excellent people and communication skills and a genuine interest in the Beauty Industry.
Limitations to entry:
The Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy wouldn't be suited to a learner with low language, literacy and numeracy skills.
VET Student LoansNot Applicable for this course
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Specialist Course Information
Specialist Course Information
Students are required to complete at least 38 hours in a Commercial Salon Environment for unit SHBBHRS010 Provide waxing services completing a minimum of 12 Waxing Services and for units SHBBBOS008 Provide body massages and SHBBFAS005 Provide facial treatments and skin care recommendations completing all assessments.
Placement is arranged by: Student
Pathway to Industry Licence
Material and Equipment supplied by students
Student ServicesSupport 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 LearningMany TAFE Gippsland courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.
Sample course units
|SHBBCCS005 Advise on beauty products and services|
|SIRXOSM002 Maintain ethical and professional standards when using social media and online platforms|
|SHBBMUP010 Design and apply make-up for photography|
|SHBXCCS007 Conduct salon financial transactions|
|SHBBMUP009 Design and apply make-up|
|SHBBSKS009 Provide micro-dermabrasion treatments|
|SHBBFAS006 Provide specialised facial treatments|
|SHBBNLS011 Use electric file equipment for nail services|
|SHBBNLS007 Provide manicure and pedicare services|
|SHBBBOS007 Apply cosmetic tanning products|
|SHBBRES003 Research and apply beauty industry information|
|SHBXCCS008 Provide salon services to clients|
|SHBXIND003 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment|
|SHBBFAS005 Provide facial treatments and skin care recommendations|
|SHBBSSC001 Incorporate knowledge of skin structure and functions into beauty therapy|
|SHBBBOS008 Provide body massages|
|SHBXCCS006 Promote healthy nutritional options in a beauty therapy context|
|SHBBSSC002 Incorporate knowledge of body structures and functions into beauty therapy|
|SHBBINF002 Maintain infection control standards|
|SIRXSLS001 Sell to the retail customer|
|SHBXWHS003 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices|
|SHBBHRS010 Provide waxing services|
|SHBBFAS004 Provide lash and brow services|
Observation and Questioning, Portfolio and Log Book