National Qualification Code: SHB40121
The course duration: 3 terms; 9 weeks per term
(Bathurst and Bankstown Course delivery available)
*This training is subsidised by the NSW Government.*
The Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy is designed to reflect the role of individuals employed as beauty therapists to provide a broad range of beauty therapy treatments and services including facial treatments, body massage and treatments, hair removal, lash and brow treatments, nail and make-up services. This includes consultation with clients to provide beauty advice, recommend beauty treatments and services, and sell retail skin-care and cosmetic products. These individuals work relatively autonomously, and are accountable for personal outputs. Their work involves the self-directed application of knowledge and skills with substantial depth in some areas where judgement is required in planning and selecting appropriate equipment, services and techniques.
Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:
There are no entry requirements for this qualification
The course is offered as a blended course with face-to-face, online learning and simulated work environment practice.
Classroom Learning includes lectures supported with visual topic content, PowerPoints, practice, group and oral work. Your materials are provided either in print or digital copy that can be accessed as part of the course.
Online Learning requires you to complete additional online study each week. This learning is tailored to the follow the units you are completing in class. This includes reading topics, research and additional materials.
Simulated Work Environment
Over the duration of the course, students will complete a range of beauty services to demonstrate skills and knowledge of the course.
Intake 1: 05/02/2024
Intake 2: 29/04/2024
Intake 3: 22/07/2024
Intake 4: 14/10/2024
Students are required to complete a range of tasks as part of the assessment requirements for each unit. To perform at your best, you will need to work on the assessments outside of class time. Assessments methods may include:
Practical demonstrations where you will be observed by one of our assessors in the simulated beauty salon environment
Knowledge based test which contain written short answer questions
Projects for you to investigate and complete in your own time.
AMBI recognises certificates and statement of attainment issued by other registered training organisation and the skills and knowledge that students may have gained through any previous studies and at workplace and life experiences. RPL and credit transfer can be applied for at the time of enrolment or during orientation. A fee is payable for assessing your RPL status.
Upon successful completion of all the required units of this course, you will receive a nationally recognised qualification in SHB40121 Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy. Students who do not complete all required units may be eligible for a Statement of Attainment in partial completion of a SHB40121 Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy.
Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy graduates can move on to further study at AMBI to the Diploma of Beauty Therapy.
For the latest updates, more information, course locations, and upcoming intake dates, contact us via email at [email protected] or call us at (02) 8076 2248.
Our course has been designed to meet the requirements for the SHB50121 Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy .
It contains 23 units of competency (18 cores and 5 electives):
|Conduct salon financial transactions
|Provide salon services to clients
|Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices
|Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
|Sell to the retail customer
|Use electric file equipment for nail services
|Provide manicure and pedicare services
|Research and apply beauty industry information
|Incorporate knowledge of skin structure and functions into beauty therapy
|Incorporate knowledge of body structures and functions into beauty therapy
|Provide lash and brow services
|Maintain ethical and professional standards when using social media and online platforms
|Provide body massages
|Design and apply make-up
|Provide waxing services
|Promote healthy nutritional options in a beauty therapy context
|Provide facial treatments and skin care recommendations
|Apply Cosmetic Tanning Products
|Maintain infection control standards
|Apply eyelash extensions
|Apply gel and dip powder nail enhancements
|Apply nail art
|Apply acrylic nail enhancements