SHB20121 Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics

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Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics

Full Time: 2-3 Days | 12 Weeks

Day: 9:30am - 2:30pm

30th Jan 2024, 22 July 2024

This qualification reflects the role of retail sales personnel involved in a defined range of tasks to sell and demonstrate beauty or cosmetic products. They follow known routines and procedures, and work under direct supervision. This qualification provides a pathway to work as a retail sales consultant in any business that sells beauty or cosmetic products and services. This can include beauty and hairdressing salons, retail outlets and department stores.

This course provides training in the fundamentals of beauty retail cosmetics and make-up services including:

Day Make-up

Evening & Special Occasion Make-up

Bridal & Photography Make-up

Advising on products & services

Financial Transactions

Infection Control & Safe Hygiene

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Book in a meeting with Our Academy Director Tina who can walk you through the courses we offer, study options and funding options available.

Why choose SCA?

To be awarded SHB20121 Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics, a student must complete a total of Fifteen (15) units of competency, consisting of:

Nine (9) core units, and;

Six (6) elective units

These electives have been selected based on industry needs, graduate pathways and/or student and teacher feedback.

SHBBMUP009 Design and apply make-up

SHBBCCS005 Advise on beauty products and services

SHBBCCS004 Demonstrate retail skin care products

SIRXIND003 Organise personal work requirements

SHBXCCS007 Conduct salon financial transactions 

SHBXCCS008 Provide salon services to clients 

SHBXIND003 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment 

SHBXWHS003 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices

SIRXOSM002 Maintain ethical and professional standards when using social media and online platforms

SHBXIND005 Communicate as part of a salon team

Entry Requirements

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

Course Delivery

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.

2-3 Days Per Week | 12 Weeks

Day: 9:30am - 2:30pm

South Coast Academy offer payment plans for all courses and are an approved Smart and Skilled Funding Provider for our Certificate Level Qualifications.

Fee for Service

Course Cost
Course Deposit

Paid upon enrolment to secure spot in course

Payment Plan
Two (2) x monthly payments $1,747.50

Charged on the first of every month.

Student Kits

The following kits are required for purchase for this course:

Make-up Brush Kit

Additional kits can be purchased for individual practice but are not required. You can find more information on student kits by clicking the button below.

Whats included

All teacher directed learning

Online Learner Management System (LMS)

Student Uniform & ID Card

Industry Product Training

All learning resources

All learning resources

Smart and Skilled Funding

SCA Offer funding options which are available for the Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics subject to eligibility. Please visit the Smart and Skilled website for further information. 

The SHB20121 Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics is the perfect qualification to commence a career in make-up and retail cosmetics.

This qualification allows many options to work in a Spa or Salon, or a retail and beauty make-up counter in a store.

Potential career opportunities include:

Retail Cosmetic Consultant

Freelance Beauty & Make-up Artist

Beauty Consultant

SCA Recruitment Services

South Coast Academy offers a Recruitment Service to assist those in the Hair and Beauty industries looking for employment opportunities.

For Job Board Candidates and SCA Students, we offer:

Job Opportunity Notifications

Resume Writing Assistance

Interview Preparation

Job Ready Workshops focusing on presentation skills

Contact the Academy to book in your enrolment interview

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