Study the Certificate III in Beauty Services and gain the hands-on skills you need to start work as a beautician. You will learn to provide a range of beauty services including nail, waxing, lash and brow and make-up.
Career opportunities, include:
- beauty therapist
Pathways to further study:
- Certificate IV of Beauty Therapy SHB40115
- Diploma of Beauty Therapy SHB50115
Study at home through remote learning
While measures are in place to curb the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), units of theory for this course will be delivered remotely and other units delivered on campus with social distancing in place.
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Studying the Certificate III in Beauty Services at Holmesglen
We focus on making sure you have a strong customer-service approach when consulting with clients, so you're ready to walk into a job at your future salon.
This program has compulsory activities/materials as part of the learning experience. The department will confirm the cost of these activities/materials prior to your enrolment.
Classes run Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays, 9am-4pm.
To receive this qualification you must complete 15 units, which comprise of 11 core units and four elective units.
||Provide lash and brow services
||Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices
||Provide first aid
||Provide manicure and pedicare services
||Provide salon services to clients
||Apply cosmetic tanning products
||Design and apply make-up
||Research and apply beauty industry information
||Provide waxing services
||Conduct salon financial transactions
||Apply eyelash extensions
||Design and apply make-up for photography
||Advise on beauty products and services
||Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
||Apply nail art
| Code || Name |
|SHBBFAS001||Provide lash and brow services|
|SHBXWHS001||Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices|
|HLTAID003||Provide first aid|
|SHBBNLS001||Provide manicure and pedicare services|
|SHBXCCS002||Provide salon services to clients|
|SHBBBOS001||Apply cosmetic tanning products|
|SHBBMUP002||Design and apply make-up|
|SHBBRES001||Research and apply beauty industry information|
|SHBBHRS001||Provide waxing services|
|SHBXCCS001||Conduct salon financial transactions|
|SHBBMUP001||Apply eyelash extensions|
|SHBBMUP003||Design and apply make-up for photography|
|SHBBCCS001||Advise on beauty products and services|
|SHBXIND001||Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment|
|SHBBNLS004||Apply nail art|
Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards.
Prior to enrolment or commencement of training you will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment and a pre-training review at an interview. These will assist with determining your suitability to the course, verify your training plan, and identify any learning support needs.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Recognition of prior learning
You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. Read more about Recognition of Prior Learning, Credits and Advanced Standing.
Qualification and recognition
On completion, you will attain the SHB30115 Certificate III in Beauty Services.
How to apply
Visit How to Apply for more information on the application process.
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|Tuition fees (GST exempt)
|Mandatory Materials and Activities fees * (GST inc)
*Mandatory Materials and Activities fees are still payable by all students including students who may be eligible for Government subsidised/Concession fees.
Additional costs may also apply for course consumables and other costs. These may include consumables such as learning resources, personal protective equipment/clothing and other costs such as immunisation costs, National Police Check and Working with Children Check for relevant courses.
To view the additional costs that may apply to your course, download a full list of estimated additional costs by course (PDF - 102kb).
All fees are indicative only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment. Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth funding. Find out now if you are eligible for Government-subsidised fees or Concession