SHB40115 Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy

Award Course
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding


This course is available to trainees in the beauty industry who wish to learn beauty therapy services.


Beauty salon work as a Beauty Therapist.


This course is a great pathway into Diploma of Beauty Therapy, which will allow you to work in a beauty salon or day spa as a qualified Beauty Therapist.

Course Delivery

Trainee: workplace delivery involves regular visits to the workplace by the trainer. Scheduled workplace visits: 1 x 2 hour work place visits per month

Entry Requirements

This course is available via traineeship only. Students must be employed in the industry either as a full time or school based trainee. Each student will undertake a Pre-Training Review before enrolling to help confirm the proposed course is suitable. It will provide valuable information about an individual's existing skills and knowledge, language, literacy and numeracy skills and whether the course will help in achieving learning and/or employment goals.

Expected Time to Complete

2 Years

Units & Assessment
Core Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
SHBBBOS001 Apply cosmetic tanning products 16 $25.00
SHBBBOS002 Provide body massages 120 $60.00
SHBBBOS003 Provide body treatments 120 $60.00
SHBBFAS001 Provide lash and brow services 15 $25.00
SHBBFAS002 Provide facial treatments and skin care recommendations 120 $80.00
SHBBHRS001 Provide waxing services 85 $60.00
SHBBMUP002 Design and apply make-up 45 $60.00
SHBBNLS001 Provide manicure and pedicare services 50 $40.00
SHBBRES001 Research and apply beauty industry information 20 $25.00
SHBXCCS001 Conduct salon financial transactions 25 $30.00
SHBXCCS002 Provide salon services to clients 40 $30.00
SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment 45 $30.00
SHBXWHS001 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices 40 $30.00
Elective Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
SHBBFAS003 Provide specialised facial treatments 115 $80.00
SHBBHRS002 Provide female intimate waxing services 20 $40.00
SHBBMUP001 Apply eyelash extensions 30 $25.00
SHBBMUP003 Design and apply make-up for photography 30 $60.00
SHBBNLS002 Apply gel nail enhancements 35 $25.00
SHBBNLS003 Apply acrylic nail enhancements 40 $25.00

Course Assessment

  • Observation and oral questioning
  • Practical task
  • Written task
  • Third party report
Your particular units of study will be determined from the core and elective units required for this qualification.

RPL is a formal assessment process that recognises relevant skills and knowledge you have already gained through previous training, work and life experiences. Contact the Institute today to discuss your options for RPL.

Indicative Fees

Government Subsidised $5,383
Concession $1,723
RPL Government Subsidised $2,123
RPL Concession $425
RPL Self-funded $3,185
Self-Funded $6,444

Average total fees include designated materials and will vary according to your specific unit choices and other factors.

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

For information on refunds in relation to withdrawals, transfers and cancellations refer to the following policies and procedures.
Refund of Course Fees Policy
Student Withdrawal and Refund of Course Fees Procedure

Please visit our Fees and Charges page for more information.
Intake Campus Course Details
2021 Ongoing Enrolment Mildura Campus Full Time, Part Time, Full Year, Trainee Only