Certificate III in Beauty Services

Certificate III in Beauty Services

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

Start Date(s): February 2020 August 2020
End Date(s): July 2020 November 2020
Days and Time: 3 days per week
Tuesday & 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 beauty training is developed in consultation with L’Oreal Australia to ensure that our graduates learn skills that are relevant to the needs of employers and clients in the beauty industry.  Through our partnership with L’Oreal Australia, our top performing graduates have opportunities to find employment working with brands such as Lancome, Giorgio Armani, Yves Saint Laurent, Kiehls, Ralph Lauren, Shu Uemura, Cacharel, Clarisonic, Diesel, Viktor & Rolf and Urban Decay. 

Our Certificate III in Beauty Services (SHB30115) course provides the perfect way to get started in this rewarding industry through a combination of hands on practical skills and theoretical knowledge.

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.

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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.

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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 2020 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#
Check your eligibility
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. 

2020 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 2020: $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
546 546 $6.45 $1.29 $12.45

^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 2020. 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.

Where and how can I study?

You will study at our Richmond campus.

What employment opportunities will I have?

This course may lead to employment as a:

- Beauty consultant in department store or 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, cosmetic tanning and acrylic nail enhancements.

What qualifications will I receive?

On successful completion of the course you will be awarded the Certificate III in Beauty Services (SHB30115). As part of the Australian Qualifications Framework this program is nationally recognised.

What opportunities for further studies will I have?

If you want to continue your studies after you graduate, you can go onto complete the Diploma of Beauty Therapy (SHB50115) and may be eligible for credit transfers into this course.

How do I apply?

To apply for this course, complete an online application form by clicking the yellow 'Apply Here' button above.  For more information call 13 TAFE (13 8233) or contact us via our online enquiry form

How will I be selected for this course?

All applicants for this course complete an assessment to evaluate their Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills.  This helps to ensure that you enrol in a course that is the right level of study for you.