National code: SHB30121

    Certificate III in Beauty Services

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    OverviewAbout this course

    Discover Australia's exciting beauty services industry and become a qualified beautician. In this highly practical course led by industry professionals, you'll learn a range of treatments and customer service skills to set you up for success.

    OutcomesWhat you'll gain

    Learning outcomes

    Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:

    • Provide nail services, including manicures and pedicures

    • Provide waxing, lash and brow services

    • Apply tanning products

    • Design and apply basic makeup looks

    • Employ sales techniques to help your customers

    • Understand the financial and organisational requirements in the salon industry

    Course outcomes

    Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.

    • Credit toward a full qualification

    • A nationally accredited Certificate III qualification

    • A sound understanding of business requirements in the salon industry

    • The ability to provide waxing, tanning, lash and brow beauty services to clients

    • Confidence to design makeup looks for your clients

    • Experience in engaging with customers and advising them about products and services

    • Exposure to real industry-standard salons, equipment and tools

    • Strong pathways to continue your studies and enhance your career opportunities

    SuitabilityIs this course right for you?

    Entry requirements

    Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

    • There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol today.

    Entry recommendations

    To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

    • A passion for the beauty industry

    • An openness towards performing practical beauty services on a diverse range of clients

    • The comfort to have fellow students practice their beauty skills on you

    • Comfort practicing your new beauty skills on peers and clients

    • Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) at a Year 10 high school level

    • TAFE NSW may ask you to complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills test.

    • This skills test helps us to understand your individual study needs, to design an individualised plan that supports your study success and ensures your LLN skills match the demands of the course.

    TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.

    PathwaysFuture career and study options

    Career pathways

    Our graduates go onto roles like: Beautician, Beauty retail cosmetic consultant and Product specialist or sales advisor

    Study pathways

    Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:

    Previous study0 Courses

    Begin here to gain experience and confidence in this study area.

    The Certificate III in Beauty Services does not have any pre-requisite courses.

    Further study1 Course

    Advance your skills to take your career to the next level

    Related study1 Course

    Strengthen your expertise and gain specialist skills to expand your employability.

    Your experience counts

    At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.

    UnitsUnits taught in this course

    Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Certificate III in Beauty Services qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 18 Units of competency, including 14 core and 4 speciality units.

    Please note, not all specialty units are offered at every TAFE NSW location. It is highly recommended that you check with your preferred campus for information about the specialty units offered at that location.

    Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.

    • Apply cosmetic tanning productsSHBBBOS007

    • Advise on beauty products and servicesSHBBCCS005

    • Provide lash and brow servicesSHBBFAS004

    • Provide waxing servicesSHBBHRS010

    • ... 4

    TAFE NSW servicesFacilities and support

    TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

    • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

    • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support

    • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

    • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service

    • TAFE NSW Libraries

    • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

    • Read&Write literacy and study support software is available free for all TAFE NSW students to use while studying on campus and at home

    • LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills

    • Student associations – get social with our student community

    Info sessionsWant to know more?

    There are a total of 8 information sessions planned for this course. They'll take place at different locations across the state.

    You can select a study option below to see the sessions available. Or you can view all sessions related to Hair and Beauty

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