Beauty Services

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beauty logoSHB30115 Certificate III in Beauty Services

The Certificate III in Beauty Services (SHB30115) is a nationally recognised qualification developed as part of the national Beauty Industry Package. The program is delivered over one full day or one ½ day (dependent on the students timetable) per week over two years and includes designing and applying make­up, workplace communication, operations and sales skills, manicure and pedicure services, waxing and lash and brow tinting, spray tanning and lash extensions.

At the end of the 1st year students will receive a partial completion.  Should they wish to continue onto completing the full certificate an opportunity will be made available through the college for them to do so.

Course Description

  • The aim of this course provides students with an overview and understanding of the beauty therapy industry. Students have the opportunity to acquire skills, knowledge and personal attributes to work in the beauty therapy industry and provide clients with exceptional service in the areas of nails, make-up, waxing and lash and brow services.They will also learn how to successfully operate and run a beauty salon.Students will have access to a fully equipped simulated beauty environment, reception and laundry.

Qualification Outline

This Qualification requires the achievement of 15 Units of Competency in accordance with the following rules:

11 core units

4 elective units


  • 2 units from the elective units listed in the SHB30115 packaging rules
  • 2 units listed in the packaging rules or elsewhere in SHB Training Package, or any other current Training Package or accredited course.

Year 1

Unit of Competence
Core or Elective
Nominal Hours
SHBBNLS001 Provide manicure and pedicare services Core None 50
SHBXWHS001 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices Core None 40
SHBBMUP002 Design and apply make-up Core None 45
SHBBMUP003 Design and apply make-up for photography Elective None 30
SHBBRES001 Research and apply beauty industry information Core None 20
SHBXIND001 Comply with Organisational Requirements within a personal services environment Core None 45
SHBXCCS001 Conduct Salon Financial Transactions Core None 25
  Total Hours 255

Year 2

Code Unit of Competence Core or Elective Prerequisites Nominal Hours
SHBBMUP001 Apply eyelash extensions Elective None 30
HLTAID003 Provide first aid Imported Elective

Delivered by external provider

None 22
SHBBBOS001 Apply cosmetic tanning products Core None 16
SHBBFAS001 Provide lash and brow services Core None 15
SHBBCCS001 Advise on beauty products and services Core None 30
SHBXCCS002 Provide salon services to clients Core None 40
Total Hours 153


Year 3
SHBBNLS004 Apply Nail Art Imported Elective None 15
SHBBHRS001 Provide waxing Services Core None 85
Total Hours 100
Delivery Strategies and Allocated Hours Face-to-Face Theory and Practical Independent learning Total Hours Delivery Period
SOA 360 48 408 SOA course is delivered over 80 weeks.
Cert III 460 48 508 Cert III course is delivered additional  20 weeks

Course Delivery

This certificate course is delivered by CRCIT (Catholic Regional College Institute of Training 22427). To maximize your learning opportunity it is strongly recommended you attend every session of the course. Students are permitted 2 absences per semester. Students who are continuously absent may receive an N (Not Satisfactory) result for the unit(s) of study or may result in their withdrawal from the program.

 Structured Workplace Learning

Students will be expected to complete a range of beauty services on clients, both new and regular, with different requirements, who have the expectation that the services provided reflect those of a commercial business. This will occur within our Beauty business at the college (CRC Beauty).

Entry requirements and pre-requisites

There are no formal entry requirements or pre-requisites for this course.