Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy - SHB40115

Queensland School of Beauty Therapy Pty Ltd

Type of institution: Registered Training Organisation
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00663E

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who work as beauty therapists to provide a range of beauty therapy treatments and services, including lash and brow treatments, nail services, make-up, massage and waxing. They communicate with clients to recommend treatments and services and sell retail skin care and cosmetic products. These individuals undertake work independently, with limited guidance from others, to perform routine and non-routine activities and solve non-routine problems. They apply and adapt technical skills and knowledge, and use judgment in the provision of beauty treatments and services. These individuals are responsible for their own outputs and provide limited guidance to others. Work is typically conducted in beauty salons and spas.No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


  • 19 units: 13 core
  • 6 elective


  • Provide body massages
  • Conduct salon financial transactions
  • Provide facial treatments and skin care recommendations
  • Apply acrylic nail enhancements
  • Design and apply make-up for photography
  • Apply gel nail enhancements
  • Provide aromatherapy massages
  • Provide salon services to clients
  • Apply eyelash extensions
  • Apply cosmetic tanning products
  • Provide specialised facial treatments
  • Apply nail art
  • Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices
  • Provide body treatments
  • Research and apply beauty industry information
  • Apply advanced nail art
  • Provide manicure and pedicare services
  • Use electric file equipment for nail services
  • Design and apply make-up
  • Design and apply remedial camouflage make-up
  • Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
  • Provide waxing services
  • Provide lash and brow services

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Toowong Domestic: $10,300
International: $10,300

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