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
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.