SHB30115 Certificate III in Beauty Services


Certificate III in Beauty Services has been designed to reflect the role of individuals who are competent in interacting with clients, providing a range of beauty services which may include,  ensuring a safe working environment, providing treatments, including lash and brow treatment and waxing, make-up, nail services demonstrating and sell retail skin care and other cosmetic products and cosmetic tanning. This qualification is also designed to reflect the role of those who perform complex or non-routine activities involving responsibility or autonomy or collaboration with other as part of team

Training is 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:         Open learners

                                                           Full time 8 months

                                                           Part time up to 18 months depending on attendance days selected

                     Secondary School learners    24 months (1day a week)

Pre-requisite:     None

Offered to:       Open learners


                     Secondary School Learners

                     Certificate 3 Guarantee Learners


Cost:             Open learners contact college for price

                    High School learners contact the college for price 

                    Funded under Certificate 3 Guarantee Follow link to see if you are eligible  


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Successful graduates from Certificate III in Beauty Services program can become self-employed, work as a junior beauty therapist specialising in waxing, tinting, cosmetic tanning, eyelash extensions, manicure, pedicare and make-up or as a specialist in wedding or formal make-up.


15 units must be completed:

  • 11 core units

  • 4 elective units

Core Units
  SHBBBOS001 Apply cosmetic tanning products
  SHBBCCS001 Advise on beauty products and services

   SHBBFAS001 Provide lash and brow services
  SHBBHRS001 Provide waxing services
  SHBBMUP002 Design and apply make-up
  SHBBNLS001 Provide manicure and pedicare services
  SHBBRES001 Research and apply beauty industry information
  SHBXCCS001 Conduct salon financial transactions
  SHBXCCS002 Provide salon services to clients
  SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
  SHBXWHS001 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices

Elective Units 

  SHBBMUP003 Design and apply make-up for photography

   BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practice

   SHBBNLS004 Apply nail art

   SIRRINV001 Receive and handle stock

Please note that High school learners have set electives to work in with school terms, they can not be altered

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.