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.

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

Code                                                           Unit of Competence                        Core or Elective                 Prerequisites            Nominal Hours

SHBXWHS001 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices Core None                40
SHBBNLS001 Provide manicure and pedicare services Core None                50
SHBXIND001 Comply with Organisational Requirements within a personal services environment Core None                45
SHBBRES001 Research and apply beauty industry information Core None                20
SHBBMUP002 Design and apply make-up Core None                45
SHBBMUP003 Design and apply make-up for photography Elective None                30
SHBXCCS001 Conduct Salon Financial Transactions Core None                25
SHBBNLS004 Apply Nail Art Imported elective None                15
Total Hours               270

Year 2

Code                                                               Unit of Competence                              Core or Elective                                 Prerequisites            Nominal Hours


Apply eyelash extensions                        

     Elective None


SHBBCCS001 Advise on beauty products and services      Core None 30
SHBBBOS001 Apply cosmetic tanning products      Core None 16
*HLTAID003 Provide first aid      Imported elective None 18
SHBBFAS001 Provide lash and brow services      Core None 15
SHBXCCS002 Provide salon services to clients      Core None 40
SHBBHRS001 Provide waxing Services      Elective None 85
Total Hours 234
Delivery Strategies and Allocated Hours Face-to-Face Theory and Practical Independent learning Total Hours Delivery Period
SOA (Partial Completion) 334 70 404 SOA (Partial Completion) is delivered over 80 weeks (half day attendance)
Cert III 434  70 504 Certificate III is delivered over 80 weeks (full day attendance)

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.