Certificate III in Beauty Services



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.

Course Intake

Flexible Learning Program

Combination Of Online Learning & Face to Face Block Training At The Academy.

*Rolling intake, start anytime, and self-paced.


Nights Tuesday & Wednesday
Times 6.00pm – 8.30pm
Commences 05/07/2022
Course Duration 43 Weeks


Days Mondays & Tuesdays
Times 9.30 am – 2.30 pm
Commences 04/07/2022
Course Duration 21weeks

Mode of Delivery

We have two mode of delivery available:


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:

Part Time Classes- Face to Face 

Structured classes are conducted every Tuesday & Wednesday Evenings from 6pm-8-30pm at the Academy and our trainers will guide you through the entire course program, including theory and practical. Program starts at specific intakes dates.

Flexible Learning Program- Online & Face to Face

Flexible Learning Program is designed to give students the flexibly to study at there own pace via a combination of online learning and face to face to training and Salon Practice.Online learning includes:

Individual Video Calls, Live webinars weekly, Technique Videos, Resources, Guided 1 on1 Practical Sessions, online assessments, email and phone support.

Available at the Academy:  

Blocks of Training (Face to Face Classes), Drop In Sessions, Student Salon, Photographic Shoots, 1 on 1 In person support.

What is Block Training ?  

Block Training is when you complete all theory and some practical aspects online via webinar’s, tutorials and e learning and individual video chats. Then you will then attend the academy to complete the practical aspects of the program in “Blocks” intensive practical sessions. 

The end date of the program is flexible depending on your individual needs. If you want to “Fast Track” or “Slow Down” the practical aspects of your course you can as this is what a Flexible Learning Program is all about. Making sure that you get the right skills and confidence that you need to be successful at the right pace for you.

This means if you need more time to do your practical part of the program, you got it! Everything is super flexible including the length of your course payments.

Blocks of Training

To complete the qualification students are required to attend 4 Blocks of Training. Before a Block can be completed, there is a minimum of online content required to be completed before the Blocks can commence.

Blocks are repeated regularly every 4-6 weeks – Dates provided at enrolment.
Blocks are Monday – Friday 9-4pm however if you cannot attend 5 days a week the blocks can be spilt up.

Units of Competency

Core Units

  • SHBBBOS007 Apply Cosmetic Tanning Products
  • SHBBCCS005 Advise on Beauty Products and Services
  • SHBBFAS004 Provide Lash & Brow Services
  • SHBBHRS010 Provide Waxing Services
  • SHBBMUP009 Design and Apply Make-up
  • SHBBNLS007 Provide manicure and pedicure services
  • SHBBNLS011 Use electric file equipment for nail service
  • SHBBRES003 Research and apply beauty industry information
  • SHBXCCS007 Conduct salon financial transactions
  • SHBXCCS008 Provide salon services to clients
  • SHBXIND003 Comply with organizational requirements within a personal services environment
  • SIRXOSM002 Maintain ethical and professional standards when using social media and online platforms
  • SIRXSLS001 Sell to the retail customer

Elective Units

  • SHBBINF002 Maintain infection control standards
  • SHBBMUP011 Design and apply remedial camouflage make-up
  • SHBBMUP008 Apply Eyelash Extensions
  • SIRXOSM003 Use social media and online tools


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.

Click here to check your eligibility Subsidised Courses

 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
$500.00 – Beauty Kit
$45.00 – Uniform

$1,740.00 – Total

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

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

Participant Course Fees

$2000.00 – Course Fee

(Deposit of $1000.00 required at enrolment)

*Payment Plans Available 


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