SHB40115 Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy
Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy has been designed to reflect the role of individuals who are competent in a prescribed range of beauty therapy treatments and services, including facial massage, lash and brow treatments, nail services, eyelash extensions, make-up, waxing, body massage, body treatments and aromatherapy; as well as providing advice on and selling retail skin care and cosmetic products.
This qualification is designed to reflect the role of those who work relatively autonomously. It involves the performance of a broad range of skilled applications, including requirements to evaluate and analyse current practices, develop new criteria and procedures for performing current practices, and some provision of leadership and guidance to others in the application and planning of skills.
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 24 months
Full time 52 weeks
Part time up to 36 months depending on attendance days selected
Offered to: Open learners
VETis (High School Learners) once Certificate III in Beauty Services is completed successfully
Cost: Open learners contact college
Trainee's learners contact college
VETis learners contact college
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Successful graduates from Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy course can become self-employed, work as beauty therapist specialising in waxing, tinting, manicure, facials, body treatments, pedicare and make-up or as a specialist in wedding or formal make-up.
19 units must be completed:
13 core units
6 elective units
SHBBBOS001 Apply cosmetic tanning products
SHBBBOS002 Provide body massages
SHBBBOS003 Provide body treatments
SHBBFAS001 Provide lash and brow services
SHBBFAS002 Provide facial treatments and skin care recommendations
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
SHBBBOS004 Provide aromatherapy massages
SHBBFAS003 Provide specialised facial treatments
SHBBMUP001 Apply eyelash extensions
SHBBHRS002 Provide female intimate waxing services
SHBBMUP005 Apply airbrushed make-up
SHBBMUP004 Design and apply remedial camouflage make-up
SHBBNLS002 Apply gel nail enhancements
SHBBNLS003 Apply acrylic nail enhancements
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.