SHB20116 -Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics

Domestic Students Only

Cost: $3,800 Tuition fee +
$360 Administration fee +
$150 Uniform fee.

This qualification will provide you with hands-on learning in a variety of beauty techniques so you can work in a salon as a beautician.

In our beauty course you’ll learn about:
Lash and brow
Eyelash Extensions
Work Health and Safety
You’ll also have the opportunity to put your practical skills to the test with real-world experience in our simulated work environment.
15 units must be completed
10 core units
5 elective units,

The selection of electives must be guided by the job outcome sought, local industry requirements and the complexity of skills appropriate to the AQF level of this qualification.

Core Units:

BSBWHS201 – Contribute to health and safety of self and others
SHBBCCS001 – Advise on beauty products and services
SHBBMUP002 – Design and apply make-up
SHBXCCS001 – Conduct salon financial transactions
SHBXCCS004 – Recommend products and services
SHBXIND001 – Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
SHBXIND002 – Communicate as part of a salon team
SIRRMER001 – Produce visual merchandise displays
SIRXIND003 – Organise personal work requirements
SIRXSLS001 – Sell to the retail customer

Elective Units:

BSBSUS201 – Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
SHBBMUP001 – Apply eyelash extensions
SHBBRES001 – Research and apply beauty industry information
SHBBSKS001 – Pierce ear lobes
SIRRINV001 – Receive and handle retail stock

Study Mode

Full Time: 6 months domestic
Study mode is face to face and structured delivery


There are no entry requirements to this qualification however, it is highly desirable that you:

have sufficient literacy, numeracy and visual interpretation skills to successfully complete the course
possess excellent people skills.

Career Pathways

Freelance Make-up artist assistant
Department store/ pharmacy cosmetic assistant
Cosmetic or sales representative
Photographic glamour studio assistant

Education Pathways

Successful completion of our beauty course will enable you to apply for
SHB30115 – Certificate III in Beauty services
SHB40115 – Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy
SHB50115 – Diploma of Beauty Therapy
SHB50216 – Diploma of Salon Management
SHB60118 – Advanced diploma of Intense Pulsed Light and Laser for Hair reduction
You may receive credit for your previous study


On successful completion of the SHB20116 – Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics, you will receive:

1. A Testamur for the SHB20116 – Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics, which is a nationally recognised qualification.
2. A Record of Results

Course Includes

SHB20116 – Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics upon resulting competent
Electronic training material
All assessments
Clinic practical hours
Work placement support

Campus location

8-9/1 Douglas street Coolangatta QLD 4225

Payment Methods

Payments can be made via credit card (Visa and MasterCard) EFT, or direct deposit. Flexible payment plans and study loans may also be available

Specifically designed for students looking to take their education to the next level
    • No stress – the whole process is managed privately by our Consultants
    • Flexible options
    • Fast efficient approvals, simply apply online

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This qualification is Nationally Recognised Training

SHB20116 -Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics