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|Full-time, On Campus
|Four days a week on campus
If you love all things beauty related then this course is for you. In this hands-on course, you will learn a variety of skills and the knowledge to become a professional beautician capable of providing a range of beauty services including nail services, waxing, lash and brow treatments, tanning, and makeup application.
The Certificate III in Beauty Services at South West TAFE will allow you to get essential hands-on practice in a real salon environment in our dynamic and vibrant Pure Academy Salon.
The Certificate III in Beauty services will give you skills and knowledge in a variety of beauty streams including:
The Certificate III in Beauty Services provides a variety of opportunities to gain employment across the beauty industry:
There is no work placement required for this course. You will complete all practical tasks and assessments on clients whilst working in the Pure Academy. The fully-functioning salon at Pure Academy will give you the opportunity to become confident with your skills and help you become job-ready to industry standards.
Why don’t you come along to our next course info session to find out everything you need to start your learning journey? You can chat with our teachers, tour our facilities, learn more about the course, find out about the application process and get your questions answered by our course experts.
To enrol in this course you must be 16 years of age or older and have completed year 10 or equivalent.
To be eligible for this qualification you must successfully complete 18 units: 14 core and 4 elective.
|Sell to the retail customer
|Apply cosmetic tanning products
|Provide lash and brow services
|Provide waxing services
|Design and apply make-up
|Provide manicure and pedicare services
|Use electric file equipment for nail services
|Research and apply beauty industry information
|Conduct salon financial transactions
|Provide salon services to clients
|Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
|Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices
|Maintain ethical and professional standards when using social media and online platforms
|Advise on beauty products and services
|Apply nail art
|Design and apply make-up for photography
|Maintain infection control standards
|Apply eyelash extensions
This course involves accredited units. You will be required to complete assessment tasks to demonstrate your underpinning knowledge, skills and attributes to meet the course outcomes. A combination of written, oral and practical assessment strategies will be used in either a classroom, online or workplace environment.
Where units require demonstration of skills in a workplace environment, you will have the opportunity to do this either in your own workplace (where appropriate), through a practical placement, or by using one of the Institute's simulated workshops/classrooms. Detailed information about the types, conduct and dates of assessments will be provided in advance. You will also be provided with information about the opportunity for reassessment and appeal.
Once you have applied for your chosen course, you will receive a thank you email from South West TAFE with a few steps to help process your enrolment.
Complete a Pre-Training Review
You will receive an email to complete a Pre-Training Review online evaluation. This evaluation helps us tailor your training to suit your needs.
Create or provide a Unique Student Identifier (USI)
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If you have experience or prior qualifications, you may be eligible to apply for recognition of prior learning and gain credits. You will be asked to provide any relevant Statement of Attainment to support identified credits.
Here's an outline of fees and costs associated with your course.
Your fees each year can be made up of 3 different elements. Everyone has different circumstances that can affect what you pay and how much you pay. :
There are 4 different rates of tuition fees. Only one will apply to you (depending on your eligibility and circumstances).
The fees listed below are indicative only. The course fees published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Course fee funding is made available to eligible individuals by the Victorian and Commonwealth Governments. If funding is utilised, this may affect opportunities to access additional funding in the future. An accurate quote for this course will be provided during the enrolment process.
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|Indicative Course Fee
|Government subsidised rate (if eligible)
|Full fee rate (if not eligible for govt subsidy)
Some courses require specific resources or materials necessary for your study eg: tools of the trade, excursions, etc. Final costs will be determined upon enrolment.
|Additional course fees
|Indicative Course Fee
|Course consumable/materials (approximate)
Once we have processed your enrolment form, you will receive an email with your invoice.
Payments will need to be arranged within five(5) business days of receiving the email containing your invoice.
We also offer a range of scholarships each year which you may be eligible to apply for to assist with course fees.
There are five simple steps to apply for a course with us.
If you need any assistance with applying, contact our team on 1300 648 911 or visit your nearest campus.
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