Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy

Duration Up to 15 months Full Time or Part Time equivalent
National CodeSHB40115
TAFE SA CodeTP00899
Example Career ProfileBeauty TherapistBeauty Therapist
PrintCourse page PDF


Gain the skills and knowledge to work as a beauty therapist. You will learn skills in waxing, tanning, manicure and pedicure, eyelash and brow treatments, facials and body massage and treatments. Practical experience will be gained by working in a salon, including client consultations and recommending retail products. These skills will be delivered in our beauty clinics which simulate the workplace.



Campus / Delivery Study Mode Application
Adelaide CityOn CampusApply Now
Adelaide CityOn CampusApply Now
Mount GambierOn CampusApply Now

Course Admission Requirements

  • No course admission requirements
    If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by Date of application
    toggle layer

    Employment Outcomes

    This qualification reflects the role of individuals who work as beauty therapists to provide a range of beauty therapy treatments and services. They communicate with clients to recommend treatments and services and sell retail skin care and cosmetic products.

    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 IV in Beauty Therapy (SHB40115)
    Gain knowledge in skin biology and how it applies to beauty treatments, as well as skills in aromatherapy massage, facial treatments, nail services and tanning. This course is a pathway into the Diploma of Beauty Therapy. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 13 core units and 6 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.


     Fee Range (approx)
    Total TAFE SA course cost$15,845

    This course also has an incidentals cost of: $459  for Kit and uniform

    Help with Fees