SHB40115 – Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy

Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy

Course Code: SHB40115


This course is suitable for people currently working in the building and construction industry who would like to upskill, or new entrants who want to enter this industry and actively seeking employment.

Develop the specialist skills necessary for working in a construction environment such as a building office or construction site office where construction technology and knowledge is required.

Designed so you can successfully run a building construction business or to work in a general administrative role.

I want to after I graduate!

What Is Required

No formal prerequisites for entry and is open to anyone interested in pursuing or enhancing a career in Beauty Therapy.

My Study Options

Option 1
Face-to-Face (On Campus)2 days per week
9:00am - 5:00pmWeekday Classes
Option 2
Apprenticeship (Salon & Campus)1 day per week on campus
9:00am - 5:00pm4 days per week in Salon

Where To Study

St. Albans

Course Overview

The course is delivered over 6 stages and is typically delivered consecutively within a nominal period of 12 months, with some classes delivered up to 24 months (depending on experience, capacity to absorb information and possible credits applied at enrolment).

The typical program design consists of a total volume of learning of 1256 hours, which includes...

  • Face-to-Face Delivery: 1156 hours
  • Work Placement: 90 hours

  • Assessment Methods

    • Written Activities
    • Questions & Answers
    • Observation
    • Portfolio

  • Delivery Methods

    • Face-to-Face Classes
    • Practical Demonstrations
    • Self-Directed Learning
    • Hands-On Mentoring
    • Master Classes

  • Reasonable Adjustment

    Reasonable adjustments may be made in cases where an individual learner’s special needs requires alternative forms of assessment.

  • Credit Transfer RPL

    Credit opportunities will be identified and addressed at pre-enrolment.

    We acknowledge formal statement of attainment issued by another RTO or TAFE for this qualification. This may reduce the amount of learning required. For full details click here.

    Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) takes into consideration the candidates’ previous training, work and life experience against the competencies in this qualification. This may reduce the amount of learning required. For full details click here

  • Accreditation & Award

    Avante Education is a registered training organisation and this course is a nationally recognised qualification.

    To achieve an award in this qualification, you must achieve competency in a total of 19 units. This includes all thirteen (13) core units and (6) electives

  • Career Opportunities

    • Beauty Therapist
    • Beautician Educator/Trainer
    • Waxing Specialist
    • Skin Care Specialist
    • Wedding/Formal/Debutant Make-Up Artist
    • Nail Technician
    • Nutrition and Beauty Lifestyle Adviser
    • Massage Therapist
    • Beauty, Nail and Make-Up Products Sales Personnel
    • Pharmacy Cosmetic and Skin Care Consultant

  • Student Support Services

    • Life Coaching
    • Career Pathway Counselling
    • Job Search Assistance
    • Resume Writing
    • Interview Presentation Skills
    • Employability Skills Training
    • Image Consultant – Personal Stylist
    • Soft Skills Library
    • Technical Skills Library
    • Student Crisis Support Fund
    • One-to-One Course Progress Mentoring

Course Outline


Stage 2 Foundations


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What Are The Costs

Application Fee
Consumables & Kit Fee
$0 & $1,395

Learner Resources*
Tuition Fee**
$80 (Digital)
$500 (Hardcopy)

Are you eligible for Victorian Government subsidised training?
This is our standard fee based on a full course enrolment. Course fees vary based on each individual's enrolment details. Final course fees are offered after an individual assessment.
*The consumables and kit fee must be purchased prior to commencement. The kit includes all tools necessary to complete all practical assessments for all 19 units.
** Accessing the learner resources can either be digital (online access via a personal computer or mobile device) or hardcopy (printed learner resources).
*** Tuition Fee for students eligible for Victorian Government subsidised training.
For more information on our fees, please visit here

Ready To Go Avante

If you have decided that you are ready to start studying the Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy then please apply for one of our upcoming intakes here.

When you apply for an intake, you will fill out the Application to Enrol form online and then we will contact you to book in a one-on-one session with your Trainer.

If you have any question about any of our upcoming intakes or you can't find one that suits you, then please fill out the enquiry form here and we will be happy to assist you further.

Available Intakes

Intake Name Location Course Start Date Course End Date
BE4119199 | Face-to-Face Wantirna/Springvale (Tue, Wed) SEP19 384 Burwood Highway, Wantirna South, VIC 3152 10/09/2019 04/12/2020
BE41191910 | Face-to-Face Wantirna South (Tue, Wed) SEP19 384 Burwood Highway, Wantirna South, VIC 3152 24/09/2019 04/12/2020
BE4119197 | Face-to-Face Sunshine North (Tue, Wed) SEP19 8 Annastasia Way, Sunshine North, 3020 03/09/2019 27/11/2020
BE4119198 | Face-to-Face Sunshine North (Thu, Fri) SEP19 8 Annastasia Way, Sunshine North, 3020 05/09/2019 29/11/2020

My Study Pathway Options

Avante Education's courses are highly regarded within industry and provides a pathway to lifelong learning and professional development.

You may be a student looking for an alternative path to your preferred course. You may want to progress from a certificate IV to a diploma. You may want to switch from another institution or return from the workforce after a break.

Whatever the case may be, find a pathway and maximise your career opportunities by progressing into and between qualifications, streamlining you into your career aspirations!

StreamCertificate IICertificate IIICertificate IVDiplomaAdvanced Diploma
BeautyRetail Cosmetic AssistantBeautician
Make-Up Artist
Nail Technician
Beauty TherapistSenior Beauty Therapist

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