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Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy

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Kickstart your career in the beauty industry with the Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy. You'll learn the latest trends in nail services, waxing, lash and brow treatments, makeup, massage, facial treatments, and skincare.

Key details

Degree Type
Certificate
Course Code
SHB40115
Study Mode
In person
Domestic Fees
$8,811 total

About this course

Kickstart your career in the beauty industry with the Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy. You'll learn the latest trends in nail services, waxing, lash and brow treatments, makeup, massage, facial treatments, and skincare.

You'll also learn valuable customer service and retail skills, which will make you an asset to any salon team.

This course can be delivered on-campus or as a traineeship, meaning you'll get the chance to apply your new skills to the work environment as you go. We'll support you to balance study and work, and you'll gain valuable on-the-job experience that will boost your CV and give you the confidence to go out into the workforce.

This course is available as part of the JobTrainer initiative for eligible students.

Entry requirements

Training package entry requirements
There are no training package entry requirements for this qualification.

GOTAFE preferred entry requirements
Before being accepted into the course applicants must:

  • Attend an interview.
  • Undertake a Pre-training Review to document previous work experience and qualifications and assess suitability for the course.
  • Complete a Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA) test to ensure the required language, literacy and numeracy levels are met for the course
  • Please apply through an Apprenticeship Network Provider (australianapprenticeships.gov.au) with your employer to organise your traineeship contract prior to applying for this course (Trainees Only)

Applicants must also have:

  • The ability to work autonomously
  • Strong communication skills essential
  • Physical skills appropriate to the job role
  • Basic to intermediate computer skills
  • Good understanding and use of the English language

It is recommended you attend an information session or book a time with a trainer to ask additional information.

Study locations

Wangaratta - Docker Street

Shepparton - Fryers Street

Career pathways

This course will give you the skills and knowledge to work in the beauty industry as part of a busy salon team. You'll have the ability to work across waxing, beauty, brow, and nail services.

Armed with these essential salon skills, you'll have the opportunity to take your skills to any location, and work across day spas, specialised skin clinics, and beauty salons.

Credit for prior study or work

Skills Recognition is an assessment only process that may result in credits towards a part or full qualification. There is no formal training involved, although you may choose to complete further training as a result of the assessment process.

You can apply for Skills Recognition before you enrol in the qualification you are seeking. You can apply for Skills Recognition through one or both of the following processes:

  • Credit Transfer for formal training that might be equivalent to a new qualification or partial qualification
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for people who have relevant and current skills and knowledge that they have gained through non-formal or informal learning i.e. work or life experience.

How to apply

Please note: Eligible individuals who wish to access a government subsidised place, must participate in a Pre-training Review. This will consider your:

  • Aspirations/career goals
  • Educational attainment and capability
  • Literacy and numeracy skills
  • Suitability for Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer

Enrolment in general public entry courses will require a selection interview. Please call 1300 468 233 to enquire further.