Academies Australasia

Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy (SHB40115)

Academies Australasia

Course details

CRICOS course code: 089041M

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.

Upon successful completion the Certificate IV SHB40115 in Beauty Therapy, you will have the skills necessary to provide your customers with a wide range of professional beauty treatments and services.

You will develop skills in facial massage, lash and brow treatments, make-up, waxing, body massage, body treatments and retail product sales and advice.

Sample Units of Competencies

Core Units (SHB40115)

  • SHBBBOS001 Apply cosmetic tanning products
  • SHBBBOS002 Provide body massages
  • SHBBBOS003 Provide body treatments
  • SHBBFAS001 Provide lash and brow services
  • SHBBFAS002 Provide facial treatments and skin care recommendations
  • SHBBHRS001 Provide waxing services
  • SHBBMUP002 Design and apply make-up
  • SHBBNLS001 Provide manicure and pedicare services
  • SHBBRES001 Research and apply beauty industry information
  • SHBXCCS001 Conduct salon financial transactions
  • SHBXCCS002 Provide salon services to clients
  • SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
  • SHBXWHS001 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices

Elective Units (SHB40115)

  • SHBBBOS004 Provide aromatherapy massages
  • SHBBFAS003 Provide specialised facial treatments
  • SHBBMUP001 Apply eyelash extensions
  • SHBBMUP003 Design and apply make-up for photography
  • SHBBMUP004 Design and apply remedial camouflage make-up
  • SHBBHRS002 Provide female intimate waxing services

Vocational / Employment Outcome:

Beauty therapist, nail technician, waxing specialist, salon beauty worker, beauty consultant, cosmetic consultant, freelance beauty worker, make-up artist.

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 14,450 for the entire course
Start date: Scheduled dates throughout the year
Duration: 65 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