Begin your Beauty Therapist career with a Certificate III in Beauty Services SHB30115

with the Gold Coast Training College.

This course is funded under the Certificate 3 Guarantee Program 

Your new Beauty career begins here as we prepare you to be employed as beauty therapists providing a range of beauty services including nail, waxing, lash and brow, and basic make-up services.

Models will be required throughout the course which can be sourced by our students or supplied by the College.

Salon work experience is also available to our students to prepare for working in the industry.

Work is typically conducted in beauty, waxing, brow and nail salons.

QLD Course Duration : 30 weeks 1 days per week classroom  plus independent study. Full time study, next intake 10 May 2022.

This course is also funded under the Certificate 3 Guarantee Program. 

QLD Student Contribution fee is $2001.00 Student contribution fees may be paid on a unit by unit basis in advance at $133.40 per unit.

Please read details below of additional costs.

Payment plans are available.

Fee for service price is $5400.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Packaging Rules

15 units must be completed:

11 core units

4 elective units.


Core units

SHBBBOS001     Apply cosmetic tanning products

SHBBCCS001      Advise on beauty products and services

SHBBFAS001      Provide lash and brow services

SHBBHRS001     Provide waxing services

SHBBMUP002    Design and apply make-up

SHBBNLS001      Provide manicure and pedicare services

SHBBRES001      Research and apply beauty industry information

SHBXCCS001      Conduct salon financial transactions

SHBXCCS002      Provide salon services to clients

SHBXIND001      Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment

SHBXWHS001    Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices


Elective units

SHBBMUP001    Apply eyelash extensions

SHBBMUP003    Design and apply make-up for photography

SHBBNLS004      Apply Nail Art

SHBBMUP004    Design and apply remedial camouflage make up


Queensland Eligibility and enrolment details are listed below.

Certificate 3 Guarantee Details:

As part of the Queensland Government reform plan, the Certificate 3 Guarantee is designed to give eligible Queenslanders access to a government subsidised training place, leading to employment outcomes or to enhance career progression.

This course is heavily subsidised by the Certificate 3 Guarantee however all students will be responsible for payment of the student co-contribution fee.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible to receive subsidised training, participants must meet the Eligibility Criteria:

  • Be an Australian or New Zealand Citizen, residing in Queensland
  • Be over the age of 15
  • Not be a secondary or full time student
  • Not already hold a post-school Certificate 3 qualification or higher
  • Not be currently enrolled in a post-school Certificate III or higher qualification.

*Certificate III qualifications completed at school are not counted.
*Employment status does not matter, eligible students may be jobseekers, or currently employed on a full-time, part-time or casual basis.

Concessional Students
  • Holder of a Health Care concession card
  • Partner or dependent of a person holding a Health Care or concession card
  • Holder of a Pensioner Concession card and your name appears on the card

It is important that potential participants are aware that the Certificate 3 Guarantee subsidised training is being provided for one qualification only.

Participants are advised to investigate the Course Outlines in order to make an informed choice about using the funding for the courses we are offering.

Participants will no longer be eligible for a subsidised training place under this program once they have completed a Certificate III level qualification.

Payment Information

The Student co-contribution fee represents the total non-government subsidised portion of essential training costs for the participant to complete the qualification.

These fees include tuition fees, cost of resources, and all other costs associated with delivering the training and awarding the Certificate to the participant.

Student Factsheet

SHB30115 Certificate 3 Beauty Services Concession $133.40 unit
Non-Concession $133.40 unit