SHB40115 Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy

Why Study the Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy?

Discover your potential and step into the next level of your career with the Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy. There are many employment opportunities for a wide range of roles in the beauty industry and this course will teach you how to give beauty treatments.

Pathway to Further Training

Students who complete this course can enrol directly into the SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy.

Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy Course Information

Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy Courses - Spa Therapy

Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy Courses – Spa Therapy
  • Make-up, lash and brow
  • Facials, waxing and skin care
  • Manicure and pedicure
  • Cosmetic tanning
  • Body massage and reflexology

You will also learn important skills such how to research beauty products and provide advice to customers on a beauty treatments tailored for their needs.

Beauty Therapist

Beauty Therapist

When you successfully complete this course you will have gained the skills to work in a wide range of areas within the Beauty Industry such as:

  • Beauty Therapist
  • Waxing, Brow and Nail Specialist
  • Salon Beautician
  • Retail Cosmetic Consultant
  • Cosmetic Brand Representative
Beauty Services Courses Classroom Facilities

Beauty Services Courses Classroom Facilities


SHB40115 Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy


Core Units
SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
SHBXWHS001 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practice
SHBXCCS001 Conduct salon financial transactions
SHBBNLS001 Provide manicure and pedicare services
SHBXCCS002 Provide salon services to clients
SHBBMUP002 Design and apply make-up
SHBBRES001 Research and apply beauty industry information
SHBBFAS001 Provide lash and brow services
SHBBHRS001 Provide waxing services
SHBBBOS001 Apply cosmetic tanning products
SHBBBOS002 Provide body massages
SHBBBOS003 Provide body treatments
SHBBFAS002 Provide facial treatments and skin care recommendations
Elective Units
SHBBMUP003 Design and apply make-up for photography
SHBBBOS005 Use reflexology relaxation techniques in beauty treatment
SHBBMUP001 Apply eyelash extensions
BSBSMB404 Undertake small business planning
SHBBFAS003 Provide specialised facial treatments
SHBBBOS004 Provide aromatherapy massages

Nationally Recognised Training



52 weeks full time.

To be eligible for entry, students must satisfy the following requirements:

  1. Must be aged 18 years or over.
  2. English language proficiency level of IELTS Band 5.5 or equivalent.
  3. Successful completion of Year 12 or its equivalent.
Skin Care

Skin Care

Fee For Service

  1. Students can pay their tuition fees upfront in full or arrange an instalment payment plan. Please refer to the Fees & Charges policy.
  2. Personal student loan to cover the cost of your course. Click here to find out more.
  3. VET Student Loans. Please visit Department of Education and Training for more information.

State Funding*

Eligible students can access Victorian Government funding available through the Skills FirstClick here for more information.

Skills First eligible students who choose to access this Funding Program will have the tuition fees reduced by the amount paid by the Government. Accessing this funding may have implications for future eligiblity to government funding entitlements and subsidy.

For further information on fees under the Skills First program , refer to the Fee structure

Vet Student Loans

NATIONAL ACADEMY OF BEAUTY is an approved course provider for VET STUDENT LOANS.

Financial Assistance:

Our full-time qualifications are approved by Centrelink allowing access to Youth Allowance, ABSTUDY, Austudy and Pensioner Education Supplement payments.  Eligibility criteria apply. For more information please contact Centrelink.

Our organisation is also registered with the Queensland and Victoria Departments of Public Transport. Students enrolled in full-time courses, may be eligible for public transport concession. Eligibility criteria apply. For more information please contact:



For further information on fees, refer to the Fee Schedules for this course.

*This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. Additional eligibility or enrolment criteria may apply. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

  • Melbourne – Bourke St Campus
  • Peninsula

Practical face-to-face classes supported by online study.

Various throughout the year. Monthly intakes.

Students are provided with a range of products to develop their skills in the classroom including mani and pedi products, make-up products, waxing and massage products and facial products.

Please refer to the Recognition of Prior Learning & Credit Transfer which will give you the information about the credit for prior learning.

Australian Qualification Framework

No matter how much experience you gain in the classroom, it is still not the same as what you will learn on the job. To further develop the knowledge and practical skills that you will develop on campus, you will also complete 30 hours of work placement in a variety of salon environments to get a feel for what it is really like to work in the Beauty industry.


How do I enrol?

Feeling inspired? Keen to find out more?

Fill out the contact form OR call us on: 1800 683 918

One of our friendly career consultants will tell you all about the course, including what you can expect to learn, your requirements and what’s required of you.

We will answer any questions you may have in relation to the course you are interested in, plus will help you find out the best payment options and eligibility for assistance such as VET Student Loans or funding from Skills First.

If you wish to proceed, we’ll arrange for you to come in and meet us in person. You’ll be given a tour of the campus and the opportunity to discuss the finer details of the course – pick our brains, that’s what we’re here for!