Hair & Beauty

Beauty Therapy

Study Areas
Course Types

Certificate III in Beauty Services

National CodeSIB30110
TAFE SA CodeTP00025
Course TypeTraining Package Qualification
Course UnitsView Units
Example Career ProfileBeauty TherapistBeauty Therapist
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Course Types:

Campus Locations for Course Delivery

 CampusApplication Study Mode Study Load
Full / Part Time
Study Load
Adelaide City How To Apply On CampusPTDay Only
Elizabeth How To Apply On CampusPTEvening Only
Mount Gambier How To Apply On CampusPTDay Only
Whyalla How To Apply On CampusPTDay Only
The duration of an apprenticeship or traineeship course is determined by the study plan.

How to Apply

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Note: You must be an Australian Resident to apply for this course. For International Students please visit International Courses.

Employment Outcomes

Beauty Therapists deliver a range of beauty treatments to clients. Graduates of these courses have the skills, knowledge, attitudes and values to work successfully and with confidence in this industry. Career opportunities may include salon or self-employed work as a nail technician, make-up artist, retail cosmetic assistant or beauty therapist. Work opportunities also exist in merchandising, sales promotion, health retreats, spa therapy, cruise ships and gyms.

Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

Qualifications & Skills Covered

Certificate III in Beauty Services (SIB30110)
9 core units:

  • Apply the principles of skin biology to beauty treatments
  • Research and apply beauty industry information
  • Conduct financial transactions
  • Provide service to clients
  • Organise and maintain work areas
  • Communicate in the workplace
  • Work effectively in a retail environment
  • Apply safe working practices
  • Sell products and services
  • 4 General beauty units:
    • Advise on beauty services
    • Demonstrate retail skin care products
    • Provide lash and brow treatments
    • Performing wax treatments
    • plus 7 elective units

Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.


This course is funded through the Government of South Australia's WorkReady initiative. WorkReady funding for this course is only for a trainee/apprentice with an approved training contract.