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SHB40121 Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy

Passionate about helping people look and more importantly feel their best? The Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy will help you turn your passion into a strong career!

  1. Hone your skills to deliver a wide range of beauty services to clients
  2. Enjoy a transformative learning experience that will boost your confidence
  3. Share your passion for inner and outer beauty with your clients!

The Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy is the perfect pathway for those who have a passion for beauty and skincare.

With the right education behind you, you can work as a beauty therapist, delivering solutions that boost your clients’ confidence and help them feel their best.

Beauty therapy treatments are plentiful, and may include:

  1. Lash and brow treatments
  2. Nail technology
  3. Makeup design and application
  4. Massage
  5. Waxing

Beauty therapists also communicate with clients, learn about their concerns, and recommend treatments, services, and skin care and cosmetic products.

During the Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy, you will learn to work independently and as part of a salon team in our working salon. Courses include theory and practical delivery.

Assessments are carried out in our purpose built beauty salon.

Career Pathways

The beauty industry is continuously growing, and a diverse range of job opportunities await you!

Upon successful completion of the Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy, you can enjoy varied roles throughout the industry. These may include:

  1. Salon manager or owner
  2. Hairdressing salon owner
  3. Spa manager
  4. Beauty therapist

You may choose to work as a beauty therapist independently or freelance, set up your own business, or join a creative salon team.

Study, Assessment Methods and Facilities

This course is delivered face-to-face, through a combination of tutorials and beauty therapy lab workshops. You will be assessed through written tests, beauty therapy lab-based tasks, and assignments. Equipment includes: Fully Equipped Beauty Therapy Salon, Computer Labs, Hairdressing Salons, and Printed and on line Resources. Spacious classrooms, free internet access.

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Course Recognition

Nationally Recognised Beauty Therapy Courses
Course Code: SHB40121
Course Name: Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy
CRICOS Code: 109432D
CRICOS Duration: 52 Weeks

Study Beauty Therapy in Melbourne Today!

Ready to take the first step towards an exciting and ever-changing career in Beauty Therapy?

Academia welcomes students from all over the world to study at our Melbourne campus! Our passionate leaders will teach you the skills and confidence you need to thrive in the beauty industry.

Want to study Beauty Therapy in Melbourne? Contact Academia today to find out more about our Beauty Therapy courses.

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399 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne Victoria 3000 - Australia
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41 Raff Street, Brisbane Queensland 4000 - Australia
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Melbourne campus location

399 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne Victoria 3000 - Australia
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Brisbane campus location

41 Raff Street, Brisbane Queensland 4000 - Australia
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Units of competency for the Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy

Unit Code
Unit Description
Provide manicure and pedicare services
Provide salon services to clients
Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices
Provide waxing services
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
Communicate as part of a salon team
Unit Code
Unit Description
Provide body massages
Provide body treatments
Conduct salon financial transactions
Provide facial treatments and skin care recommendations
Provide specialised facial treatments
Design and apply make-up
Unit Code
Unit Description
Design and apply make-up for photography
Design and apply remedial camouflage make-up
Apply cosmetic tanning products
Provide lash and brow services
Use reflexology relaxation techniques in beauty treatments
Research and apply beauty industry information