SHB30115 Certificate III in Beauty Services aims to develop skills, knowledge and personal attributes for work at an entry level in the various sectors of the retail industry.

Duration: 2 years

Units of Study:

Compulsory Units:

  • Apply cosmetic tanning products
  • Advise on beauty products and services
  • Provide lash and brow services
  • Provide waxing services
  • Design and apply make-up
  • Provide manicure and pedicure services
  • Research and apply beauty industry information
  • SHBXCCS002* Provide salon services to clients


  • Apply eyelash extensions
  • Design and apply make-up for photography
  • Determine resource requirements for micro business
  • Provide first aid
  • Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement
  • Design and apply remedial camouflage make-up
  • Apply gel nail enhancements
  • Apply acrylic nail enhancements
  • Apply nail art 15
  • Provide head, neck and shoulder massages for relaxation
  • Produce visual merchandise displays
  • Maintain personal health and wellbeing

VCE & ATAR Contribution:

Students who receive a VCE VET Units 3 & 4 sequence for Beauty Services will be eligible for an increment towards their ATAR (10 per cent of the lowest study score of the primary four studies). This subject is not available for VCE scored assessment.

Structured Workplace Learning:

Structured Work placement is strongly recommended.