AWARD COURSE

Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy


National Code: SHB40115
TAFE SA Code: TP00899


Description

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.

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Up to 15 months 

Full Time or Part Time equivalent

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Scheduled


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 to this course

Average cost per semester
Total Fees for the 15 month course
Full Fee
$6,338
$15,845

Fees vary depending on subjects you enrol into. This course also has an incidentals cost of $459.00 for Kit and uniform.

  • Upfront Payment

    Each semester, fees can be paid online with VISA or Mastercard or at an Australia Post outlet.

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    Payment Plan

    If you have difficulty paying your fees upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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  • 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.

  • Below is a list of all units that TAFE SA can offer in this qualification. The selection of units you will be enrolled into depends on the campus you attend, and the qualification packaging rules described on www.training.gov.au.

    Not all units listed below must necessarily be completed to achieve your qualification.

    Core

    Name Nominal Hours
    Apply cosmetic tanning products 16
    Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices 40
    Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment 45
    Conduct salon financial transactions 25
    Design and apply make-up 45
    Provide body massages 120
    Provide body treatments 120
    Provide facial treatments and skin care recommendations 120
    Provide lash and brow services 15
    Provide manicure and pedicare services 50
    Provide salon services to clients 40
    Provide waxing services 85
    Research and apply beauty industry information 20

    Elective

    Name Nominal Hours
    Apply acrylic nail enhancements 40
    Apply advanced nail art 15
    Apply eyelash extensions 30
    Apply gel nail enhancements 35
    Apply nail art 15
    Design and apply make-up for photography 30
    Design and apply remedial camouflage make-up 30
    Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices 20
    Provide aromatherapy massages 40
    Provide specialised facial treatments 115
    Use electric file equipment for nail services 30
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