SHB40115 Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy



Course Overview

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.


Are there any prerequisites or entry requirements?

There are no formal pre-requisites or entry requirements for SHB30416 Certificate III in Hairdressing, however Sechi Hair Academy requires that students obtain approval from a parent/guardian if the student is under 18 years old.
Students are also required to attend an entry interview as part of the enrolment process to confirm that they understand the course delivery arrangements and expectations and that the course is suited to their career aspirations.


What is the duration of the course?

The SHB40115 Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy runs for approximately fourteen (14) months, and is held three (3) days a week. Classes are held on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

All classes will commence at 9:15 AM and conclude at 3:45 PM, with a thirty (30) minute lunch break provided to all students at 12:15 PM.

All classes are compulsory as student attendance is vital to ensure students are taking part in classroom discussion and activities. If you are unable to attend class on the day, please notify your trainer at least thirty (30) minutes prior to the commencement of classes. Repeated absences may lead to deferment, and in severe cases, termination of your course.


What units are included in this course?

Students must complete a total of nineteen (19) to be awarded this qualification (13 core and 6 set electives), as listed below.

Unit Code
Unit Title
Core/Elective
Nominal Hours
SHBBBOS001
Apply cosmetic tanning products
Core
16
SHBBBOS002
Provide body massages
Core
120
SHBBBOS003
Provide body treatments
Core
120
SHBBFAS001
Provide lash and brow services
Core
17
SHBBFAS002
Provide facial treatments and skin care recommendations
Core
120
SHBBHRS001
Provide waxing services
Core
85
SHBBMUP002
Design and apply make-up
Core
45
SHBBNLS001
Provide manicure and pedicare services
Core
50
SHBBRES001
Research and apply beauty industry information
Core
20
SHBXCCS001
Conduct salon financial transactions
Core
25
SHBXCCS002
Provide salon services to clients
Core
40
SHBXIND001
Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
Core
45
SHBXWHS001
Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices
Core
40
SHBBBOS004
Provide aromatherapy massages
Elective
40
SHBBFAS003
Provide specialised facial treatments
Elective
115
SHBBMUP003
Design and apply make-up for photography
Elective
30
SHBBSPA003
Provide stone therapy massages
Elective
25
SHBBSPA004
Provide Indian head massages for relaxation
Elective
23
SHBBBOS005
Use reflexology relaxation techniques in beauty treatments
Elective
30

What is the cost of my course?

Click the button at the top of this page to download the course outline for SHB40115 Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy for further information regarding fees and whether you are eligible for a Government Funded Training Place. If you are unsure of whether or not you are eligible for a Government Funded Training Place, please contact Sechi Hair Academy on (03) 8754 0000.


How do I apply?

To discuss this course and/or your suitability in more detail, please call our offices for a confidential discussion by contacting Kalopa Pandolfo on (03) 8754 0000, or by email at enquiries@sechihairacademy.com.