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SHB20121 Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics


Certificate II in Retail Cosmetic reflects the role of retail sales personnel involved in a defined range of tasks to sell and demonstrate beauty or cosmetic products. They follow known routines and procedures and work under direct supervision.

Training can be on the job or at the college in a salon setting, with a mix of practical work on clients, written work, workshops, and group discussion. Assessment includes theory work, demonstration of skills & participation in salon duties, written and or oral tests. All practical assessments will be required to be carried out on paying members of the public.


Duration:          Trainee: Full Time12 months

                                Part time 24 months

                     Open learners

                                Full time 7 months

                                Part time up to12 months depending on attendance days selected

                     VETIS    High School: 18 months (1day a week) 

Pre-requisite:     None

Offered to:       Open learners


                     VETis (high School Learners)


Cost:             Open learners contact college

                    Trainee's will receive funding according to Queensland Government funding contribution                                 guidelines this will be discussed at time of enrolment

                    VETis Full funded

                             Use the program overview button below


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This qualification provides a pathway to work as a retail sales consultant in any business that sells beauty or cosmetic products and services. This can include beauty and hairdressing salons, retail outlets and department stores.

This is a practical qualification with a lot of hands-on assessment and mandatory hours that learners must complete before obtaining a successful completion of this qualification. All skills assessments will be required to be carried out on paying members of the public.

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