Academies Australasia

Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics (SHB20116)

Academies Australasia

Course details

CRICOS course code: 091480C

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational


These courses prepare you for the fast-paced world of beauty and hairdressing by a balanced delivery of classroom based theory and practical experience of working on real clients in our busy inner-city clinic and salon.

The Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics SHB20116 is for people aspiring to work in the retail make-up and skincare industry.

The course develops job-specific skills that enable the successful graduate to recommend and demonstrate make-up and skincare products and incorporates training in customer service, financial transactions and other retail customer service skills.

Sample Units of Competencies

Units (SHB20116)

  • BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others
  • SHBBCCS001 Advise on beauty products and services
  • SHBBMUP002 Design and apply make-up
  • SHBXCCS001 Conduct salon financial transactions
  • SHBXCCS004 Recommend products and services
  • SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
  • SHBXIND002 Communicate as part of a salon team
  • SIRRMER001 Produce visual merchandise displays
  • SIRXIND003 Organise personal work requirements
  • SIRXSLS001 Sell to the retail customer

Elective Units (SHB20116)

  • BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  • SHBBRES001 Research and apply beauty industry information
  • SIRRINV001 Receive and handle retail stock
  • SHBBFAS001 Provide lash and brow services
  • SHBBBOS001 Apply cosmetic tanning products

Vocational / Employment Outcome:

  • A salon assistant, receptionist or as a first stage apprentice

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 4,500 for the entire course
Start date: Scheduled dates throughout the year
Duration: 10 weeks
Study mode: Full time

Brisbane School of Beauty

Level 3, 90-112 Queen Street
Queen Adelaide Building (Entrance via Adelaide Street or Burnett Lane) Brisbane Queensland 4000

Entry criteria

Students must have satisfactorily completed Year 11 or equivalent certificate of senior secondary education.

They also must have an overall General IELTS score of 5.5; or equivalent. If your level of English is insufficient, a suitable course at one of our English colleges can be arranged.


Academies Australasia
George Street Campus
Level 6, 505 George Street Sydney New South Wales 2000