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Beauty Therapy

Beauty therapy is about making your client feel good on the inside as well as the outside.

North Metropolitan TAFE teaches a holistic approach to beauty therapy — you will gain a range of skills and knowledge that will last your entire career. You'll be taught by experienced professionals and also gain hands-on skills by working in our beauty clinics, which are open to students, staff and the public.

The beauty therapy industry is undergoing constant growth, driving strong demand for skilled workers. Our courses stay relevant with current industry trends, technology and practices.

 

For over 20 years North Metropolitan TAFE has worked in partnership with industry leaders Dermalogica and Ultraceuticals, enabling us to offer the highest quality of training and resources.

These partnerships have provided our students with certified training using internationally recognised skincare products.  This also gives you opportunities for work placements while training and greatly improves your chances of employment on graduation.

Check our Beauty Treatments list available through our beauty clinics.  

Course list

* Please note that eligibility requirements apply to some of the free training.
National ID: SHB30115
State ID: AWO7
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Certificate III in Beauty Services

Learn tips and tricks to add colour to the world

You'll gain skills in nail technology, make-up application, waxing, tanning and lash and brow techniques as you begin your career in the beauty industry.

Are you ready to make the world beautiful?

If you are keen to learn about nail technology, waxing services, and lash and brow services, this course could be the perfect one for you!

You'll gain the skills and confidence to enter the beauty industry and provide a range of services, learning the tips of the trade to be successful in a very competitive market. You could also continue your studies with our SHB30215 Certificate III in Makeup or, with an additional 10 units you could achieve SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy and run your own beauty salon.

A valuable part of our course is ongoing practical demonstration of your skills, so you will be need to bring live models to class as required.

Please note the Joondalup course is run at our McLarty Avenue campus. 

Certificate III
National ID: SHB40115
State ID: AWO5
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy

Are you ready to make the world beautiful?

If you're passionate about the beauty industry and would like to work at a Beauty Salon or a Day Spa then this traineeship could help you gain the skills you need.

Are you ready to make the world beautiful?

If you are passionate about the beauty industry and would like to work at a Beauty Salon or a Day Spa then this course could be the perfect one for you!

When you complete the Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy, you will have the skills necessary to provide your customers with a professional range of beauty treatments and services. This course will also give you the skills to start up your own business and to work in industry. You will learn the tips of the small business promotion to be successful in a very competitive market.

You will study theoretical and practical components in the class room and under salon conditions. Our professional teaching staff will ensure you are competent and able to manage the rigours of the beauty industry.

Please note this course is only offered as a Traineeship.

Certificate IV
National ID: SHB50115
State ID: AWO6
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Diploma of Beauty Therapy

Make the world a more beautiful place.

Convert your passion into the most comprehensive, internationally recognised qualification and find employment in the beauty industry, or even start up your own beauty business.

You can apply for this course directly, you do not need to have completed study in lower level Beauty qualifications

Are you ready to make the world beautiful?

If you are passionate about the beauty industry and would like to obtain the most comprehensive, internationally recognised qualification available this course could be the perfect one for you!

You will gain the skills to start up your own business and to work in industry. You'll also learn the essentials of small business promotion to be successful in a very competitive market. Once qualified you could find yourself working at a day spa or salon.

We have two live clinics conveniently located in Perth and Joondalup. The course delivered in Joondalup will introduce you to a broad range of the beauty salon services and is run at our McLarty Avenue campus.

A valuable part of our course is ongoing practical demonstration of your skills, so you will be need to bring live models to class as required.

This course is also offered as a part-time evening course.

Diploma
State ID: EAA57
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Eyelash Extensions Skill Set

Help your clients achieve thicker, lush lashes

This accredited unit will give you the skills to consult with clients, and select suitable product and equipment to apply, in-fill and remove damaged eyelash extensions.

Want to help people have lashes worth fluttering?

Help your clients achieve added length and thickness of their natural lashes after completing this accredited unit:

  • SHBBMUP001 Apply eyelash extensions

You'll learn the skills you need to consult with clients, select suitable product and equipment to apply, in-fill and remove damaged eyelash extensions with this specialised skill set. Help your clients achieve thicker, lush lashes.

Skill set
State ID: EAA60
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Female Intimate Waxing Skill Set

Enhance your waxing skills and techniques

Gain the skills you need to provide waxing services for the removal of unwanted hair from female intimate areas.

Looking to enhance your waxing skills and techniques?

This course is aimed at beauty therapists who have either completed the waxing units SHBBHRS001 Provide waxing services and SHBBFAS001 Provide lash and brow services or had extensive experience using waxing techniques while working in a beauty or hair removal salon. You will need to demonstrate your ability to consult with clients to plan services to apply and remove hot and strip wax safely. 

After successfully completing this skill set you'll have gained the skills you need to provide waxing services for the removal of unwanted hair from female intimate areas.

Skill set
National ID: HLTSS00064
State ID: AE112
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Free*
Infection control
Online
Skill sets

Infection control Skill Set

Protect yourself and others in the community from infectious diseases

Gain an understanding of how infections are spread, ways of preventing the spread of infection and how to protect yourself and others from infection. This skill set is most suited for those that are working in the health care sector, or those that would like to acquire a new skill before returning to employment.

Protect yourself and others in the community from infectious diseases

The pandemic has highlighted the importance of building the capacity and understanding of the workforce to practice safe infection control procedures. This skill set will provide you with the skills and knowledge to assist in protecting yourself and others in the community from infectious diseases. 

You will understand how infections are spread, ways of preventing the spread of infection and how to protect yourself and others from infection.  It is most suited for those that are working in the health care sector, or those that would like to acquire a new skill before returning to employment.

This online course allows you to undertake studies within your own timeframe. You will receive a short induction and ongoing support from your lecturer. Once you have completed the online study component you will be required to book into a four hour practical lab session at our Mount Lawley campus where you will practice skills and undertake a workplace assessment.

 

Skill set
National ID: SHB30215
State ID: AWP0
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Certificate III in Make-Up

Turn your passion for Make-Up into a career

This course is specifically for students who have a passion for Make-Up. If you wish to study Beauty you can apply for the SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy, you do not need to complete this course first.

Are you ready to make face-changing decisions?

If you are passionate about the exciting world of make-up and would like to work in make-up studios, cosmetic retail, fashion and media sets or studios then this course could be the perfect one for you.

You'll gain artistic and business skills. You will also acquire the latest airbrushing techniques, an advanced skill being taught as part of this creative and artistic make up qualification. Relationships with both clients and industry are important and these aspects will be covered in your course with a focus on live salon works and engagement with industry professionals such as photographers.

A valuable part of our course is ongoing practical demonstration of your skills, you will be need to bring live models to class as required.

This course is also offered as a part-time evening course.

Certificate III
National ID: CUA51015
State ID: AB56
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Diploma of Screen and Media (Creative Make-up)

Pursue a career as a creative makeup specialist

In this practical course you will learn to apply specialist makeup effects, create and apply prosthetics and special effects, and style hair, wigs and hairpieces for productions. You'll gain practical industry experience.

You could be the next star within the makeup industry

This 12 month qualification will give you the skills to be a specialised Makeup Artist as well as a Hair and Wig Stylist and prepare you for a career working behind the scenes of films, television and theatre productions.

You'll have the opportunity to learn different techniques of makeup application, wig and hair styling, special effects and prosthetics to create and transform performers into characters that suit production briefs for musicals, plays, opera performances, movies and television. You will participate in many practical works inside and outside the classroom giving you hands on experience and the chance for your individual creativity to shine through.

The theatre, film and television industries are developing and growing rapidly with a strong demand for creative makeup artists. This course will give you the practical experience and knowledge to achieve a successful career path as a qualified creative makeup artist.

Diploma
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