CERT IV BEAUTY THERAPY2021-02-23T12:30:02+11:00

SHB40115 Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy


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 as well as selling retail skin care and cosmetic products.


Students will need to demonstrate their Learning, Literacy and Numeracy skills required for this course prior to course commencement.


This course has two intakes per year in February and July. Day and night classes are available, however dependent on timetable available.

Day Classes – 9:30am – 2:30pm

Night Classes – 6pm – 9pm

Full Time – 12 Months

4 – 5 days/nights per week

Part Time – 24 Months

2 -3 days/nights per week


This course is delivered via face-to-face teaching, demonstration and practical application. Students experience a simulated workplace environment, with access to equipment, products and facilities reflecting industry practice. Students are also required to complete a total of 100 hours mandatory work experience to be undertaken prior to course completion.


SCA operates a student run clinic day designed to enable students to gain valuable experience and skills for treating clients in an Beauty Salon environment. SCA students are supervised by an educator and perform treatments in which they have been deemed competent in. SCA’s Beauty Clinic allows students to build the skills needed to find work placement and employment after their qualification.


SCA students purchase their kits which include the materials and equipment they require to perform treatments in class and outside class hours and within their work experience. The materials and equipment within your kits become the students property once purchased. For prices on students kits please visit the SCA Website https://scahairandbeautyacademy.com/studentkitsanduniforms/ to order and purchase.


All Learning Resource material (ebook), SCA Uniform, Bag and Student ID Card.


Fee for Service

Full Cost – $9,610.00

Deposit – $1,000.00

Payment Plan – Twelve (12) monthly payments of $717.50

Please be aware that there are additional costs for student kits and photo shoots for make-up units.

Funding for this course is only available through Smart and Skilled for Apprenticeships. If you would like further information on this apprenticeship, please see our course brochure on the Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy Apprenticeship.


Core Units

SHBBBOS002 Provide body massages

SHBBBOS003 Provide body treatments

SHBBBOS001 Apply cosmetic tanning products

SHBBFAS001 Provide lash and brow services

SHBBFAS002 Provide facial treatments and skin care recommendations

SHBBHRS001 Provide waxing services

SHBBMUP002 Design and apply make-up

SHBBNLS001 Provide manicure and pedicare services

SHBBRES001 Research and apply beauty Industry information

SHBXCCS002 Conduct salon financial transactions

SHBXCCS002 Provide salon services to clients

SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment

SHBXWHS001 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices

Elective units

SHBBFAS003 Provide specialised facial treatments

SHBBMUP001 Apply eyelash extensions

SHBBMUP003 Design and apply make-up for photography

SHBBMUP004 Design and apply remedial camouflage make-up

SHBBNLS002 Apply gel nail enhancements

SHBBNLS004 Apply nail art

Please see attached the course brochure for SHB40115 Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy

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