Certificate III in Beauty Services

Certificate III in Beauty Services

Course Code
Professional, Creative & Environment
Study Area(s)
Hair and Beauty, Beauty
Course Length
Full-time(6 months)

Start Date(s): Full time: July 2018
Full time: February 2019
End Date(s): Full time: November 2018
Full time: June 2019
Days and Time: Full-time: 2-3 days per week (Monday
Tuesday and Thursday)

Course Overview

If you gain a great deal of satisfaction from helping people to look and feel their best, why not consider a career in the beauty services industry?

Our Certificate III in Beauty Services course provides the perfect way to get started in this rewarding industry through a combination of hands on practical skills and theoretical knowledge.

There’s far more to the beauty industry than mascara and makeup. Our nationally accredited course will get you job ready by training you in a range of quality beauty services and retail customer services. This course allows you to work independently and collaboratively within a team to deliver involved and distinct beauty services. 

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Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
SHBBBOS001Apply cosmetic tanning products16
SHBBCCS001Advise on beauty products and services30
SHBBFAS001Provide lash and brow services15
SHBBHRS001Provide waxing services85
SHBBMUP002Design and apply make-up45
SHBBNLS001Provide manicure and pedicare services50
SHBBRES001Research and apply beauty industry information20
SHBXCCS001Conduct salon financial transactions25
SHBXCCS002Provide salon services to clients40
SHBXIND001Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment45
SHBXWHS001Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices40


Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
SHBBMUP001Apply eyelash extensions30
SHBBMUP003Design and apply make-up for photography30
SHBBMUP004Design and apply remedial camouflage make-up30
SHBXCCS003Greet and prepare clients for salon services10

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed to show that you have achieved the skills and knowledge required by the course. Assessment may include practical assessment methods & knowledge tests. You will know in advance about the type of assessment and how it will operate. There is the opportunity for reassessment and appeal and you will be given this information.

What will I study?

You will study the theoretical and practical aspects of Beauty services and will gain hands on skills which will be undertaken at our on campus beauty salon to further enhance your employability skills.

For course information, please call 13 TAFE (13 8233) or fill our enquiry form.


For Business and Industry

We offer our business and industry clients customised workforce training, flexible delivery (when and where it suits you) and onsite assessments.

Call us on 1300 615 141 or contact us online for an obligation free consultation.

This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. Are you eligible for Government Subsidised fees? Find out now!

You may be eligible for concession. Find out now!

The fees listed below relate to 2019 courses and are indicative pricing only as total costs vary depending on the units you elect to study.

Concessions for Diploma and Advanced Diploma course categories are only available to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.

Payment plans are available. Click here to find out more.
Course availability is subject to enrolment numbers.

Your total course fee will typically include your tuition fee (table 1), any applicable consumables and/or material fees (table 2) and non-tuition fees such as student support fees (table 3).

Table 1

Enrolment type
Government Subsidised
Indicative total tuition fee#
Indicative total tuition fee#
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Full Fee
Indicative total tuition fee#

Table 2

Average course
material fees*


Average course
consumable fees*

# The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
* Materials/Consumables fees may vary for each individual based on the units they are studying.
Average tuition fees are based on the typical number of student contact hours undertaken by a student to complete this course. Average fees displayed are purely indicative and may not be your actual fee. Fees vary based on the number/hours of electives chosen by the student.

Click here to view maximum tuition fees. We strongly urge you to contact us for a more exact calculation of your fees. Additional fees may apply such as the Student Support Fee. 

2019 Student Services Fee (Table 3)

 Type of cohort:

Eligible full fee paying student (more than 125 SC hours) Non eligible/FFS  full fee paying student (more than 125 SC hours) Special cohort classes:
  • Concession card holders
  • Apprentices
  • Trainees
  • Work based students (100% off campus delivery)
  • Full online delivery (100% off campus delivery)
Any students studying less than 125 hours in the full year
Domestic student services fees for 2019: $0.40 per student contact hour. $60 min total to $200 max total $0.40 per student contact hour. $60 min total to $200 max total $60 fixed fee None


The following fee categories are exempt from the SSF -
ASH: Asylum Seeker Or Victim Of Human Trafficking Concession
ASZ: Asylum Seeker Or Victim Of Human Trafficking Non-concession
X: Community-based Orders/Judy Lazarus Transition Centre
OZ: International Student
M: Prisoner
YTC: Young People Transitioning From Care – Concession
YTN: Young People Transitioning From Care - No Concession
Short courses

student contact hours

Total hours^ Indicative hours* Government Subsidised $/SCH Indigenous Concession $/SCH Full fee $/SCH
531 531 $6.40 $1.28 $12.00

^This is based on the maximum number of student contact hours for the total duration of the course. Hours may vary depending on electives chosen by the student.

*This is based on the maximum number of student contact hours for the calendar year of 2019. Hours may vary depending on electives chosen by the student. If you have to undertake training as part of Skills Recognition, your tuition fees are charged according to the applicable rate per Student Contact Hour depending on your eligibility for government subsidised, concession or full fees.

For more information about our fees structure, click here.

What costs and other fees should I expect?

Call 13 TAFE (13 8233) or email enquiries@kangan.edu.au for a fee schedule. There may be extra costs for reference books, protective clothing or specialised materials.

Can I apply?

There are no set prerequisites for this course. However it is recommended that you have satisfactory numeracy and literacy skills to undertake this course or are mature age and have sufficient work experience to successfully undertake the course. OR You may apply if you have satisfactorily completed VCE or an approved equivalent course and the satisfactory completion of the work requirements (eligibility to transfer); or are mature age and have sufficient work experience to successfully undertake the course. (Mature age is anyone over the age of 18 who has been out of full-time education for more than 12 months.) ph 94255787 to book an appointment

Where and how can I study?

You will study at the Richmond  campus

What employment opportunities will I have?

This course may lead to employment as a; 

  • Beauty therapist/consultant 
  • Consultant in department store/pharmacy 
  • Nail technician
  • Waxing technician 
  • Freelance beauty consultant 

What skills will I have when I complete this course?

You will gain skills in a varitey of beauty skills including, make up for all occasions, waxing, manicure pedicure, lash extensions, consmetic tanning, acrylic nail enhancements.

What qualifications will I receive?

On successful completion of the course you will be awarded the Certificate III in Beauty services. As part of the Australian Qualifications Framework this program is nationally recognised.

What opportunities for further studies will I have?

This course will lead to higher level studies. Credit transfers may be available into the Diploma of Beauty Therapy

How do I apply?

To apply for this course, click on the 'Apply Here' button at the top of this page. Alternatively, you may request an application form by contacting us on 13 TAFE (13 8233) or emailing enquiries@kangan.edu.au. 

How will I be selected for this course?

All applicants will need to undertake a literacy & numeracy assessment and a pre- training interview. Applicant will be chosen on suitability to the industry.