SHB30121 Certificate III in Beauty Services

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


This course is intended for people seeking to work in the Beauty industry. the course provides the skills and knowledge required to provide beauty services such as waxing, makeup applications, tanning, lash and brow services and other facets around client and customer service and consultation. The course will provide knowledge and understanding of the regulations, policies and procedures of a licensed beauty salon by providing real life beauty services on clients.


Employment as a beauty therapist, wax technician, beauty advisor, makeup technician, beauty salon owner/operator/manager.


Diploma of Beauty Therapy, which can be completed at SuniTAFE.

Course Delivery

Classroom - Training will be delivered on site at SuniTAFE. Students must provide models for completing some practical assessments within the SuniTAFE Beauty Salon.

Entry Requirements

Applicants are required to undertake a Pre-Training Review to help confirm the course is suitable. Applicants must have access to a computer and the internet. Applicants under the age of 18 require parental permission to enrol into the course.

Expected Time to Complete

6 Months

Units & Assessment
Core Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
SHBBBOS007 Apply cosmetic tanning products 20 $80.00
SHBBCCS005 Advise on beauty products and services 30 $65.00
SHBBFAS004 Provide lash and brow services 30 $250.00
SHBBHRS010 Provide waxing services 100 $200.00
SHBBMUP009 Design and apply make-up 45 $250.00
SHBBNLS007 Provide manicure and pedicare services 60 $180.00
SHBBNLS011 Use electric file equipment for nail services 30 $55.00
SHBBRES003 Research and apply beauty industry information 20 $65.00
SHBXCCS007 Conduct salon financial transactions 25 $35.00
SHBXCCS008 Provide salon services to clients 30 $35.00
SHBXIND003 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment 45 $35.00
SHBXWHS003 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices 40 $35.00
SIRXOSM002 Maintain ethical and professional standards when using social media and online platforms 50 $35.00
SIRXSLS001 Sell to the retail customer 20 $65.00
Elective Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
SHBBINF002 Maintain infection control standards 75 $55.00
SHBBMUP010 Design and apply make-up for photography 30 $250.00
SHBXCCS005 Maintain health and wellbeing in a personal services setting 40 $35.00
SHBXCCS009 Greet and prepare clients for salon services 10 $35.00
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 $4,495
Concession $1,761
Self-Funded $5,266

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

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Intake Campus Course Details
2024 Ongoing Enrolment Mildura Campus Part Time, Classroom, Full Year, VET Delivery to Secondary Students