SHB30115 – Certificate III in Beauty Services

Applications are now open for Semester 2 - 2021 enrolments!

Working in the beauty industry is creative, fun and rewarding, and it all starts with the SHB30115 Certificate III in Beauty Services!

This course will prepare you for entry-level work in the beauty industry, and will give you the practical skills, knowledge and confidence to deliver a range of professional beauty services.

If you are not eligible for a fully funded placement, the class fee is $2,130 for First Qualification price, $2,550 for Second Qualification price or $240 for Concession price.

The SHB30115 Certificate III in Beauty Services is delivered on the Central Coast and will give you the opportunity to perform tasks such as make-up design, manicures, pedicures, waxing, cosmetic tanning, and eyelash and eyebrow treatments. Our team of specialists will be there every step of the way, and the combination of classroom theory and practical exercises means you can graduate with the skills needed to excel in your chosen career.

Throughout this course you will gain hands on experience by completing practical training with real clients to provide beauty advice, recommend beauty treatments and services in our on-site beauty salon at Central Coast Community College.

Delve into a whole new world based on style, artistry and clinical elegance by enrolling today and kick start your career in the beauty industry!


Central Coast Community College - Ourimbah Campus : Southloop Road, Ourimbah NSW 2258

Course Dates

TBC - Semester 1 2022

Who Is This Course For

This course is for students looking to start a career in the beauty industry.

Is This Course Right For You?

To be prepared for this course, it is recommended that you have:

  • Good communication skills
  • Commitment to study and class attendance

If you need support in preparation for study, chat to us about your options.

Learning Outcomes

  • Gain confidence in industry language and communication skills
  • Design and apply make-up
  • Learn waxing, eyelash extensions and how to pierce earlobes
  • Gain skills in the technical application of other various beauty products

Study Pathways

Students who graduate from this course may continue their studies by enrolling in the SHB40115 Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy and / or the SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy.

Career Opportunities

Students wishing to undertake this course may consider the following work roles:

  • Beautician
  • Beauty Consultant
  • Cosmetic Retail Consultant
  • Freelance Beauty Worker

Delivery Mode

Face-to-face and online delivery with mandatory practical placement (completed on-site in our operational Student Salon) and individual work at home.

Funding Eligibility

SHB30115 Certificate III in Beauty Services may be offered under Smart and Skilled, a reform of the NSW Vocational Education and Training (VET) system. Smart and Skilled funding is helping people in NSW get the skills they need to advance their careers.

You can determine your eligibility for Smart and Skilled training via the Eligibility Checker .

Prior to being accepted into this course as a Smart and Skilled student, you will need to contact the College to ask for a finalised eligibility entitlement quotation and will need to attend an onsite information session with our Beauty Services Trainer & Course Coordinator. From here you will be provided with a Smart and Skilled enrolment pack, all the forms must be filled out on the day for for administration review.

Please note that enquiring about the Smart and Skilled subsidy does not guarantee you a position within this course.

Entry Requirements

When you study with Central Coast Community College, our team want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification.

  • Course Prerequisite

Students must have basic reading and writing skills in order to complete this course. Students must have successfully completed year 10 (or equivalent), turned 16 or have relevant experience and/or qualifications that indicate likely success in completing the course.

  • LLN Assessment

All students wishing to enrol into any accredited programs with the College complete the LLN assessment:

Please ensure that this LLN assessment is completed prior to attending your Information Day. Students will need to achieve a ACSF- Level 2 result to enrol into this program.

  • Unique Student Identifier

Our tip for fast tracking your course application is to have your Unique Student Identifier (USI) ready.

The USI process is online and easy, just be sure to have some valid ID ready for the application. Once you have your USI you need to provide it to us, either by including it in the space provided on your enrolment or just send it to us via email.

Obtain your USI here:

What to Bring To Class

Please bring a pen, paper and folder to class. You must wear black pants and enclosed black shoes. All other course resources will be provided for you on the day, including a brush set and uniform tunic. These will be yours to keep at the conclusion of the course.

What You Will Need At Home

This course requires that some theoretical work will be completed at home. You will need a either a desktop computer or laptop with access to the internet. Your device must also have a camera and microphone built in.

Student Creche

The College Creche, for children aged 0 to 6 years, is now open to help our students studying on-site at Ourimbah campus, gain much needed support to access your studies.

Please note that bookings are essential and places are limited.

Cost: $10.00 per week, paid at the start of each week

Location: Kaz's Kidz Corner - Classroom 3

Units of Competency

Please note that these units listed below are to be used as a guide only and are subject to change at any time.

Assessments are made against units of competency from the SHB30115 Certificate III in Beauty Services.

SHBBBOS001 Apply cosmetic tanning products
SHBXWHS001 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices
SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
SHBXCCS002 Provide salon services to clients
SHBXCCS001 Conduct salon financial transactions
SHBBSKS001 Pierce ear lobes
SHBBRES001 Research and apply beauty industry information
SHBBNLS001 Provide manicure and pedicare services
SHBBMUP002 Design and apply make-up
SHBBMUP001 Apply eyelash extensions
SHBBHRS001 Provide waxing services
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
SHBBFAS001 Provide lash and brow services
SHBBCCS001 Advise on beauty products and services
BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

ATTENTION: To submit an application for this course, please click the orange box below.

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