Qualification Description

Eligible school students may undertake this course fee free during grade 10, 11 and 12 and will receive 4 points towards their QCE. Undertaking a beauty course with us allows each student to explore a beauty therapy career pathway and gain credits towards their QCE at the same time. Our Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics also provides students with credit toward the Certificate III in Beauty Services and Diploma of Beauty Therapy.  Classes are held one day per week at our campus and includes training in our fully functioning beauty salon in Southport. Please contact us for further information. Course duration will be one day per week for one year.

This qualification reflects the role of retail sales personnel involved in a defined range of tasks to sell and demonstrate beauty or cosmetic products. They follow known routines and procedures and work under direct supervision.

This qualification provides a pathway to work as a retail sales consultant in any business that sells beauty or cosmetic products and services. This can include beauty and hairdressing salons, retail outlets and department stores. No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


Entry Requirements

No specific requirements. Fee free course is available for eligible students that are currently in grade 10,11 & 12.

Packaging Rules

15 units must be completed:

9 core units

6 elective units.

Core Units

SHBBCCS004 Demonstrate retail skin care products

SHBBCCS005 Advise on beauty products and services

SHBBMUP009 Design and apply make-up

SHBXCCS007 Conduct salon financial transactions

SHBXIND003 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment

SHBXIND005 Communicate as part of a salon team

SHBXWHS003 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices

SIRXIND003 Organise personal work requirements

SIRXOSM002 Maintain ethical and professional standards when using social media and online platforms

Elective units

HLTINF005 Maintain infection prevention for skin penetration treatments

BSBSUS211 Participate in sustainable work practices

SHBBRES003 Research and apply beauty industry information

SIRRINV001 Receive and handle retail stock

SIRRMER001 Produce visual merchandise displays

SIRXOSM003* Use social media and online tools