Certificate III in Beauty Services SHB30121


This program is combination of Makeup & Beauty, designed to learn a variety of services required to either set up a at home salon or work within a hairdressing/beauty salon or spa. With a strong focus on Makeup skills covering all of the fundamentals to provide event makeup services such as Photographic Makeup and Bridal Makeup. This course includes a Professional Photoshoot.

Adding Beauty services that complement Makeup is a great way to be able to maximize and diversify your income as most beauty services are needed all year round and can fill up your appointments during the week and build a returning clientele. During the program you will learn Lash Extensions, Lash & Brow Tinting, Brow Shaping, Waxing Services, Spray Tanning and Manicure & Pedicure Services including Gel nails.

Salon Placement

To fulfil the requirements of the qualification, students are required to complete a variety of services in our Student Salon at the Academy. This needs to be on variety of clients to demonstrate and apply the practical skills and knowledge and complete the assessment requirements. Students will be able “Book In” to the students salon once confident to complete the assessment. This done at the each students own pace.

Work Experience 

To fulfil the requirements of the qualification, students are required to complete min of 38 hours of “on the job” training in a Salon Environment completing waxing services. Students can seek there own work experience in a salon of choice or we will assist you to find appropriate placement.

Course Intake


Nights Tuesday & Wednesday
Times 6.00pm – 8.30pm
Commences 25/07/2023
Course Duration 41 Weeks



Days Mondays & Tuesdays
Times 9.30 am – 2.30 pm
Commences 15/01/2024
Course Duration 21weeks

Mode of DeliverY


All of our Programs have a strong focus on practical application, where students will learn within a simulated workplace environment. Students will work with our highly skilled trainers to observe Trainer demonstrations, practice their skills and receive one on one feedback, gather hints and tips about working in the industry, and reviewing the latest trends. We have two types of study options available:

Face to Face 

Structured classes are conducted every Tuesday & Wednesday Evenings from 6pm-8-30pm or Monday & Tuesdays  9:30am to 2:30pm at the Academy and our trainers will guide you through the entire course program, including theory and practical. Program starts at specific intakes dates. The average time frame to complete program including, salon placement and work experience is 8-12months.

Units of Competency

Core Units


SHBBCCS005 Advise on beauty products and services
SHBBNLS007* Provide manicure and pedicare services
SHBBNLS009* Apply acrylic nail enhancements
SHBBNLS010* Apply nail art
SHBBNLS011 Use electric file equipment for nail services
SHBBRES003 Research and apply beauty industry information
SHBXCCS007 Conduct salon financial transactions
SHBXCCS008 Provide salon services to clients
SHBXIND003 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
SHBXWHS003 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices

Elective Units

SHBBINF002 Maintain infection control standards
SHBBNLS012* Apply advanced nail art
BSBESB304 Determine resource requirements for new business ventures
BSBESB404 Market new business ventures


Apply gel and dip powder nail enhancements


Applicants must have successfully completed Year 10, be at least 16 years of age and have basic computer competency.

Prior to enrolment all prospective participants are required to be assessed for Upfront assessment of need and attend a pre enrolment interview.


This course is subsidised by the South Australian Government for Eligible Students.

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 If you do not meet the eligibility criteria, you can still complete the program but additional course fees apply. Please enquire for more information

Incidental Expenses

$895.00 – Makeup Kit
$300.00 – Makeup Brushes & Tools
$600.00 – Beauty Kit
$45.00 – Uniform

$1,850.00 – Total

Participants are required to purchase kits prior to the relevant subjects.

Will need to supply your own, camera (phone or digital camera), laptop or tablet, two hand towels.

Participant Course Fees

$2200.00 – Course Fee

(Deposit of $1000.00 required at enrolment)

*Payment Plans Available 

Flexible payment options availablethrough our finance partner for “study now pay later” option. Full course fee and Incidentals can be financed in manageable instalments. Contact us today for more information.


Participants over the age of 16 and who are, or have been, under the Guardianship of the Minister for Education.


Participant Course Fee concession if:

Participant holds a current:

–  Health Care Card;

– Pensioner Concession Card; or

– Veteran Affairs Concession Card; or

– if the Participant is a Prisoner.

Evidence will be required to be supplied and further information will be provided at interview.

To apply please complete application form and send with current resume to


RTO Number: 2316