SHB30121 - Certificate III in Beauty Services

Looking to kickstart your career in the beauty industry? A Certificate III in Beauty Services is the perfect learning pathway for you to gain the foundation knowledge as well as a practical understanding of a range of beauty treatments and services!

We are currently accepting waitlist registrations for this course. Please see below to view full course details and to join the waitlist.

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government. Eligibility criteria applies.

Through a combination of theory coursework and practical training, students will complete the following units of competency:


  • SHBBBOS007 - Apply cosmetic tanning products 
  • SHBBCCS005 - Advise on beauty products and services 
  • SHBBFAS004 - Provide lash and brow services 
  • SHBBHRS010 - Provide waxing services 
  • SHBBMUP009 - Design and apply make-up 
  • SHBBNLS007 - Provide manicure and pedicare services 
  • SHBBNLS011 - Use electric file equipment for nail services 
  • SHBBRES003 - Research and apply beauty industry information 
  • SHBXCCS007 - Conduct salon financial transactions 
  • SHBXCCS008 - Provide salon services to clients 
  • SHBXIND003 - Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment 
  • SHBXWHS003 - Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices 
  • SIRXOSM002 - Maintain ethical and professional standards when using social media and online platforms 
  • SIRXSLS001 - Sell to the retail customer


  • SHBBINF002 - Maintain infection control standards 
  • HLTAID011 - Provide First Aid 
  • SHBBMUP008 - Apply eyelash extensions
  • SIRXOSM003 - Use social media and online tools

Central Coast Community College

Enrolment information sessions are held prior to course commencement for Student Services and Training staff to assess your application and deem you a suitable fit for enrolment into the training program.

Please note - you must complete an enrolment application via the link below before attending an enrolment and information session. Students are required to attend one of these sessions prior to commencing this course.

Upcoming Enrolment Information Sessions:

Dates will be listed here when sessions are scheduled.


Student Beauty Salon - Central Coast Community College, Ourimbah Campus

Required documentation:

Students must ensure they bring the following documentation to the information session so that we are able to give you an accurate finalised quotation.

  • Medicare card
  • ID - Drivers Licence / Proof of Age card
  • Concession - Centrelink card
  • Credit Transfer / Recognition of Prior Learning evidence (if applicable)

Please note - students who identify as having a disability and who are not currently in receipt of the Disability Support Pension (DSP) are required to bring documentary evidence from a verified professional and/or job provider supporting this.

Failure to supply this documentation at your enrolment appointment will result in the College being unable to provide you with a finalised quotation and a secure position within this course.

To be eligible for this training under the NSW Government's Smart and Skilled program, you must be:

  • 15 years or older at the time of enrolment
  • not currently enrolled in school
  • living or working in NSW
  • an Australian citizen, permanent resident, Humanitarian Visa holder, or New Zealand citizen.

Confirm your eligibility for Smart and Skilled training via the eligibility checker.

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government. Eligibility criteria applies.

If you are not eligible for a fully funded placement, course fees are as follows:

  • First Qualification - $2,310
  • Second Qualification - $2,550
  • Concession - $240

A student who falls into one of the below categories will qualify for fee-free training:

  • Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person
  • person with a disability
  • dependant child, spouse or partner of a recipient of a Disability Support Pension
  • Refugee or Asylum Seeker (and eligible partners) – for training up to and including Certificate IV
  • recipient of a Fee-Free Scholarship – for training up to and including Certificate IV

Under the Skilling for Recovery Initiative, students who meet the eligibility criteria will also be eligible for fee-free training. For more information on eligibility for fee-free training, please refer to page 30 of the Smart and Skilled Fee Administration Policy.

This course is valued at $6,930 for students who are ineligible for government funding.

Training for this course will be delivered face to face at our Ourimbah Campus.

Students will attend training 3 days per week (Wednesday - Friday) over 20 weeks.


Dates will be listed here when courses are scheduled.

Additional Requirements:

Students will need access to a computer or laptop with internet connectivity. Your device must also have camera and microphone capability.

Students must attend an Enrolment Information Session for this course, which will be held in the lead up to course commencement.

Further study options:

  • SHB50121 Diploma of Beauty Therapy

Career prospects:

  • Beautician
  • Make-up Artist
  • Nail Technician

Please note that students are required to submit an enrolment application and attend an Enrolment Information Session to undertake this course. If you are unable to attend one of the scheduled sessions please contact the College on 02 4348 4300 to schedule an appointment.

Take the next step toward your beauty career - submit an enrolment application now!

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