SHB40115 – Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy

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SHB40115-Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy

This current qualification is for those who wish to start a career in the beauty industry and is open to the general public which has been designed for those who have minimal or no skills in a beauty industry that enjoy face to face interactive learning, with a high content of practical application to skills acquisition.
Explore how to do a range of beauty therapy treatments and services, including lash and brow treatments, nail services, make­up, massage and full body waxing. Find the skills to communicate with clients to recommend treatments and services and sell retail skin care and cosmetic products to build your own clientele.
At completion of this course you will be able to work independently, with limited guidance from others, to perform routine and non­routine activities and solve non­ routine problems. Apply and adapt technical skills and knowledge, and use judgment in the provision of beauty treatments and services. Become a Beauty Therapist who is responsible for their own outputs and provide limited guidance to others while working is typically in a beauty salon and / or spa.
  • Beauty Therapist
  • Beautician Educator/Trainer
  • Waxing Specialist
  • Skin Care Specialist
  • Camouflage and Remedial Make-Up Artist
  • Wedding/Formal/Debutant Make-Up Artist
  • Nail Technician
  • Lash and Brow Beauty Services
  • Nutrition and Beauty Lifestyle Adviser
  • Massage Therapist
  • Beauty, Nail and Make-Up Products Sales Personnel
  • Pharmacy Cosmetic and Skin Care Consultant
  • Beauty Therapist in Beauty Therapy Shop
  • Beauty Therapist in Day Spa
  • Cosmetic or Beauty Equipment Sales Representative
This qualification ‘SHB40115 – Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy’ has no formal prerequisites for entry and is open to anyone interested in pursuing or enhancing a career in the Beauty Industry. Prospective learners will be required to go through a formal face to face Interview with one of our qualified Trainers and Assessors to establish whether the desired course is the correct qualification for their career path/job prospects. Learners are required to undertake an LLN assessment prior to commencing training.
Our services are also in line with the Equal Opportunity Act 2010. People with disabilities are welcome to apply.
Please refer to our delivery locations section for current intake dates and delivery locations.
Reasonable adjustments to assessment methods may be made according
to each learners individual circumstance, these will be discussed prior to enrolment.
  • Classroom (face2face) tutorials
  • Quizzes
  • Small Group Discussions
  • Case Studies
  • Active Summaries
  • Q&A Sessions
  • Practical Demonstrations
  • Self­-Paced Learning and Hands-­On Mentoring
  • Written activities
  • Case Study
  • Practical Observation
  • Verbal
  • Role Play
  • Questions & Answers
  • Portfolio
Avante Education has a policy to acknowledge formal Statements of Attainment issued by another Registered Training organisation. For more information please refer to the credit transfer section for more information on how to apply.

The competencies of this qualification may be attained through the process of RPL. Please refer to the RPL section for more information and how to apply.

We offer professional fully equipped commercial salons. Practical skills formation activities are performed under the supervision of qualified trainers and assessors.
Avante Education Trainers and Assessors are able to provide assistance to students who require LLN Support, other student support services include;

  • Life Coaching
  • Career Pathway Counselling
  • Job Search Assistance
  • Resume Writing
  • Interview Presentation Skills
  • Employability Skills Training
  • Image Consultant – Personal Stylist
  • auss-one Soft Skills Library
  • auss-one Technical Skills Library
  • Student Crisis Support Fund
  • 1 to 1 Course Progress Mentoring
To achieve a SHB40115 Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy a total of 19 units must be completed. This includes all Thirteen (13) Core Units and Six (6) Elective Units.

National Recognised Training Course

SHBXIND001 – Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
SHBXCCS001 – Conduct salon financial transactions
SHBBRES001 – Research and apply beauty industry information
SHBXWHS001 – Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices
SHBBNLS001 – Provide manicure and pedicare services
SHBBMUP002 – Design and apply make­up
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
SHBXCCS002 – Provide salon services to clients
SHBBBOS001 – Apply cosmetic tanning products
SHBBBOS004 – Provide Aromatherapy Massages
SHBBFAS003 – Provide specialised facial treatments
SHBBMUP004 – Design and apply remedial camouflage Make-Up
SHBBNLS002 – Apply Gel Nail Enhancements
SHBBNLS003 – Apply Acrylic Nail Enhancements
SHBBNLS004 – Apply Nail Art

Discover how our courses can help you move from a certificate through to a PhD. Refer to our Career & Study Pathways section for more information.

To achieve an award of SHB40115 Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy a total of 19 units must be completed. This includes all Thirteen (13) Core Units and Six (6) Elective Units.

Victorian and Commonwealth government funding is available for eligible individuals. For more information on eligibility requirements, please view our course fees for the most up to date information, or contact us.

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