Certificate III in Beauty Services SHB30115

 Certificate III in Beauty Services SHB30115

Provider LAF College of Vocational Education

RTO 22267

Delivery Mode Students will have a face to face learning commitment of 20 hours per week.
Course Duration Total duration: 32 weeks/8 months

Holiday breaks: 4 weeks

Training: 28 weeks

Nominal hours:  561

Course Structure and Units The SHB30115 Certificate III in Beauty Services requires the completion of 15 units which are made up of 11 core units and 4 elective units.

Unit code Unit name Core/Elective Nominal hours
SHBXCCS001 Conduct salon financial transactions Core 25
SHBXCCS002 Provide salon services to clients Core 40
SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment Core 45
SHBXWHS001 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices Core 40
SHBBRES001 Research and apply beauty industry information Core 20
SHBBNLS001 Provide manicure and pedicare services Core 50
SHBBHRS001 Provide waxing services Core 85
SHBBFAS001 Provide lash and brow services Core 15
SHBBMUP002 Design and apply make-up Core 45
SHBBBOS001 Apply cosmetic tanning Products Core 16
SHBBCCS001 Advise on Beauty Products and services Core 30
SHBBMUP001 Apply eyelash extension Elective 30
SHBBMUP003 Design and apply make up for photography Elective 30
SHBBMUP004 Design and apply remedial camouflage make up Elective 30
BSBSMB406 Market the small business Elective 50


Entry requirements There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification. Student at the pre-enrolment stage, must undertake LLN test and Pre-training Review to identify student’s strengths and weaknesses with the objective to tailor the learning and assessment strategy to suit the student’s needs which will increase student engagement and ownership.
Course Outcomes This course is suitable for a person who wants to learn the skills of a beautician and provide a range of beauty services including skin biology, skin care products, make-up, waxing, manicure and pedicures, applying acrylic or gel nail enhancement and applying art.  This includes the knowledge of beauty, cosmetics, communication and retail skills.


Pre Training Review All students must participate in a pre-training review. This process will determine the appropriacy of the chosen training option, and identify any special needs. Should the institute require further determination of language, literacy and numeracy skills, the student may need to complete a foundation skills test, so that additional support can be offered.

Training Arrangements
The program is delivered at LAF’s College of Vocational Education training centre and includes practical workshops in a fully operational beauty salon.  The training consists of a combination of trainer-led theory classes and practical activities.  Students will also have the opportunity to provide beauty services to clients.
Classes Classes will start at 9am and complete at 4pm.

Classes will be for 2.5 days.

Additional Support LAF has policies that include reasonable adjustment and access and equity principles.

Reasonable adjustment at LAF is designed to ensure that a student is not presented with unnecessary barriers to demonstrating achievement in the program of study.  Reasonable adjustments may include the use of additional educational support, and alternative methods of assessment such as oral assessment.

LAF also offers its students the opportunity to participate in small group bi-lingual (Vietnamese) classes in various aspects of the beauty industry.

Students with disabilities are encouraged to enroll in this course and will be appropriately supported.

Assessment Arrangements Assessment will include the following;

·         Observation of practical activities

·         Portfolio of evidence

·         Written and oral questions

Skills Recognition Students may apply for recognition of existing qualifications or skills, knowledge and experience (credit transfer or recognition of prior learning) as per LAF College skills recognition policies and procedures.

Contact the Campus Manager to discuss our skills recognition program.

Campus Manager

Phone:  (03) 9311 1586

Education Pathways Students who complete this course may wish to further their study in SHB40115 Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy.
Costs Domestic students:

Tuition fees:  $450.00 (Please see “Course fee” for detail)

Equipment fees:  $500.00 for a Beautician kit or a student can purchase their own equipment.  LAF College of Vocational Education will provide students with a list of equipment to purchase.

How to Enroll/ Apply This course is available by direct entry by speaking to the Campus Manager at the College’s Head Office.
Student Orientation Students will participate in an orientation program which will go for 1 day starting at 9am and finishing at 4pm.  This orientation program is compulsory for all students.
Contact Details LAF College of Vocational Education

Head office:  15 Sun Crescent, Sunshine, Victoria 3020

Beauty department:  Sun Crescent Campus, 27 Sun Crescent, Sunshine, Victoria 3020

Campus Manager

Phone:  (03) 9311 1586