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SHB40115 Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy

National ID: SHB40115 | State ID: AWO5

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.

Gain these skills
  • Facial massage
  • Lash and brow treatments
  • Nail art
  • Advanced make-up
  • Waxing
  • Body massage and treatments
  • Retail product sales and advice
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Reliable, friendly and caring demeanour
  • Positive attitude and self-motivation
  • No allergies to beauty products
  • Good hand-eye coordination
  • Well-presented with good communication skills
  • Excellent time and stress management skills

Entrance Requirements

Important information

Job opportunities

Further study

How to apply

Entrance Requirements
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA; or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate II or Certificate III
Important information

Supervised clinical hours to be completed in the Live-Works Beauty Clinic on campus.

Other costs for consideration:

  • Text Books
  • Stationery
  • Uniform
Job opportunities

Other job titles may include:

  • Senior Beauty Therapist
  • Freelance Make-up Artist at retail cosmetic counters, fashion and media sets, or photography studios

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations. 

Further study

Completion of this course guarantees you entry into our very competitive Diploma of Beauty Therapy.

How to apply

On campus (full-time)

To apply to study on campus (full-time) through TAFE Admissions please go to

Other study types

For all other study types such as on campus (part-time), skill sets, online, employer-based study and apprenticeships or traineeships visit our Apply and Enrol page.

International students

International students should contact

Delivery location, important dates and study options

During your course of study, NMTAFE may use a variety of learning practices to ensure you get the best outcome for your learning journey.
This may include online learning, face-to-face classroom, laboratory/workshop delivery, work placement or a combination of these, depending on which is most appropriate.

This course is currently undergoing delivery planning and information will be available on our website shortly. Check back later, or use the course enquiry form below to have our Client Contact Centre contact you with further information about the next course start, delivery locations and study modes.

Course enquiry

Please note This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply, please refer to the 'How to apply' tab above.

Page last updated November 19, 2020