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SHB40121 Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy

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SHB40121 Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy

CRICOS Course Code





· Local (Full-Fee)


78 weeks


Refer to course brochure

Delivery Mode

· Face to Face

Entry Requirements

· Year 10 School Certificate or equivalent or higher; or

· Pass the Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) test conducted at Perth College or Beauty Therapy.


· SH50121 Diploma of Beauty Therapy

· Employment as a Beauty Therapist working in a beauty salon or mobile or home based business.

Intake Dates

For course intake dates, click here.

Payment Options

· Full-Fee

This course is for individuals wanting to become a qualified Beauty Therapist. You will learn how to provide a range of beauty therapy treatments and services, including lash and brow treatments, nail services, make-up, massage, waxing and more. The Beauty industry is an exciting industry to be part of where two days are never the same.

This course has 23 units of competency, which includes 18 core units and 5 elective units. Learners must complete all 23 units to complete this course.


Core Units of Competency
Unit Code Unit Name
SHBBBOS007 Apply cosmetic tanning products
SHBBBOS008 Provide body massages
SHBBFAS004 Provide lash and brow services
SHBBFAS005 Provide facial treatments and skin care recommendations
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
SHBBSSC001 Incorporate knowledge of skin structure and functions into beauty therapy
SHBBSSC002 Incorporate knowledge of body structures and functions into beauty therapy
SHBXCCS006 Promote healthy nutritional options in a beauty therapy context
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


Elective Units of Competency
Unit Code Unit Name
SHBBINF002 Maintain infection control standards
SHBBHRS011 Provide female intimate waxing services
SHBBFAS006 Provide specialised facial treatments
SHBBBOS009 Provide aromatherapy massages
SHBBSPA007 Provide stone therapy massages

Learners that successfully complete this course will be issued with an Australian Nationally Recognised qualification:

  • SHB40121 Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy

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Why Choose Us?

We have over 30 years of Beauty training experience

Our courses are driven by industry

Our Trainers are experts in their field

We have a fully equipped and resourced Beauty salon

Our graduates are highly regarded in industry

We are one of Australia’s longest running Registered Training Organisations (RTO Code: 0249)

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This course is Nationally Recognised in Australia and is recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.

Want to know more?

Perth College of Beauty Therapy is one of Australia’s longest operating Registered Training Organisations (RTO Code: 0249). We focus on the student experience, ensuring to create a positive learning environment, conducive for learning. Our courses are driven by industry to make sure our graduates are job ready. These fundamentals, along with our expert Trainers and purpose built facilities have been the building blocks to our long term success.

Take the first step towards your new Career

and talk to one of our Course Admissions Officers today!

Phone: 08 9361 3111

Email: enquiries@perthcollege.com.au

339 Albany Highway, Victoria Park, WA 6100