SHB40115 Certificate IV
in Beauty Therapy
This qualification reflects the role of individuals who work as beauty therapists to provide a range of beauty therapy treatments and services, including lash and brow treatments, nail services, make-up, massage and waxing. They communicate with clients to recommend treatments and services and sell retail skin care and cosmetic products.
These individuals undertake work independently, with limited guidance from others, to perform routine and non-routine activities and solve non-routine problems. They apply and adapt technical skills and knowledge, and use judgment in the provision of beauty treatments and services. These individuals are responsible for their own outputs and provide limited guidance to others.
Work is typically conducted in beauty salons and spas.
No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
19 units must be completed:
- 13 core units
- 6 elective units, consisting of:
- 3 units from the list below
- 3 units from the list below, elsewhere in SHB Training Package, or any other current Training Package or accredited course.
The selection of electives must be guided by the job outcome sought, local industry requirements and the complexity of skills appropriate to the AQF level of this qualification.
Apply cosmetic tanning products
Provide body massages
Provide body treatments
Provide lash and brow services
Provide facial treatments and skin care recommendations
Provide waxing services
Design and apply make-up
Provide manicure and pedicare services
Research and apply beauty industry information
Conduct salon financial transactions
Provide salon services to clients
Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices
Provide aromatherapy massages
Provide specialised facial treatments
Apply eyelash extensions
Design and apply make-up for photography
Design and apply remedial camouflage make-up
Apply gel nail enhancements
Apply acrylic nail enhancements
Apply nail art
Use electric file equipment for nail services
Apply advanced nail art