SHB40115 Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy (International Students Only)

Why Study the Certificate IV Beauty Therapy

Discover your potential and step into the next level of your career with the Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy. There are many employment opportunities for a wide range of roles in the beauty industry and this course will teach you how to give beauty treatments.

Pathway to Further Training

Students who complete this course can enrol directly into the SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy.

Certificate IV Beauty Therapy

Course Information


SHB40115 Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy

SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy

What You will Learn About

  • Make-up, lash and brow
  • Facials, waxing and skin care
  • Manicure and pedicure
  • Cosmetic tanning
  • Body massage and reflexology

You will also learn important skills such how to research beauty products and provide advice to customers on a beauty treatments tailored for their needs.

Get Job Ready

When you successfully complete this course you will have gained the skills to work in a wide range of areas within the Beauty Industry such as:

  • Beauty Therapist
  • Waxing, Brow and Nail Specialist
  • Salon Beautician
  • Retail Cosmetic Consultant
  • Cosmetic Brand Representative

Course Awards


SHB40115 Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy

Course Units

Core Units
SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
SHBXWHS001 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practice
SHBXCCS001 Conduct salon financial transactions
SHBBNLS001 Provide manicure and pedicare services
SHBXCCS002 Provide salon services to clients
SHBBMUP002 Design and apply make-up
SHBBRES001 Research and apply beauty industry information
SHBBFAS001 Provide lash and brow services
SHBBHRS001 Provide waxing services
SHBBBOS001 Apply cosmetic tanning products
SHBBBOS002 Provide body massages
SHBBBOS003 Provide body treatments
SHBBFAS002 Provide facial treatments and skin care recommendations
Elective Units
SHBBMUP003 Design and apply make-up for photography
SHBBBOS005 Use reflexology relaxation techniques in beauty treatment
SHBBMUP001 Apply eyelash extensions
BSBSMB404 Undertake small business planning
SHBBFAS003 Provide specialised facial treatments
SHBBBOS004 Provide aromatherapy massages

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60 weeks full time.

Entry Requirements

Check the entry requirements for international students for SHB40115 Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy.

Tuition Fees (AUD)

Australian Students

Tuition Fees no kit required 7,686
SF(FFS) 6,186
FFS/(FFS) 1,500
Facilities and Amenities 495

International Students

International Students Tuition Fee – AUD$14,000

*Does not include OSHC

International Student Application Fee – AUD$200

Click the link for more information about international students tuition fee.

For further information on fees, refer to the Fee Schedules for makeup and beauty courses.

Payment Options

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Brisbane – Turbot Street Campus

Melbourne – Bourke St Campus

Melbourne – Flinders St Campus


Delivery Mode

Practical face-to-face classes supported by online study.


Various throughout the year. Monthly intakes

Class Sets

Students are provided with a range of products to develop their skills in the classroom including mani and pedi products, make-up products, waxing and massage products and facial products.

Recognition of Prior Learning & Credit Transfer

Please refer to the Recognition of Prior Learning & Credit Transfer which will give you the information about the credit for prior learning.

Australian Qualification Framework

Work Placement

No matter how much experience you gain in the classroom, it is still not the same as what you will learn on the job. To further develop the knowledge and practical skills that you will develop on campus, you will also complete 30 hours of work placement in a variety of salon environments to get a feel for what it is really like to work in the Beauty industry.