Our beauty course will provide you with hands on learning in a variety of beauty techniques so you can work in a salon as a beautician.

In this beauty course, you will learn beauty techniques such as waxing, manicures and pedicures, make-up, cosmetic tanning, eyelash extensions and tinting services. Along with these practical skills, you will gain an understand of the science of skin, hair and nails. Plus, you’ll hone your skills in communication and retail techniques necessary for a successful career in the beauty industry.

During our beauty course, put your practical skills to the test with real industry experience in our simulated beauty salon.

National Code SHB30115
Study Areas Beauty
Study Level Certificate III
Study Type Local
Study Mode

FT: 19 weeks 
PT: 23 weeks 

Course Type Victorian TAFE Course
Campuses Box Hill, Lilydale

Tuition Fee Type Estimated Fee
Gov. Subsidised - Standard $1,092.00
Gov. Subsidised - Concession $218.00
Full Tuition Fee $5,624.00
Service Fees Estimated Annual Fees
Service & Amenities* $155.00
Core Skills Support** $75.00
Annual Material Fees $825.00
Retain Course Items*** $805.00

* Does not apply to VETiS or Short course students.

** Does not apply to VETiS, International students, Short Courses, Graduate Degrees , or re-enrolling students who re-enrol in the same course.

***Retained Course Items are purchased by the student once prior to commencing. The course items bought by the student become the property of the student. Such items retain a generic application for other purposes outside the student's course of study (e.g. textbooks).

Annual student tuition & material fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees listed are for 2019 and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. Advertised start dates and delivery locations are subject to viable student numbers. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.

Government Subsidised Place

This training is provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments

January and July 

Full time: 19 weeks (Box Hill)

Part time: 23 weeks (Lilydale)


Box Hill, Lilydale

You must:

  • be 17 years, or mature age
  • have successfully completed Year 11
  • have sufficient literacy, numeracy and visual interpretation skills to successfully complete the course
  • possess excellent people skills

Successful completion will enable you to apply for our SHB40115 Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy or the SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy specialisation streams in spa therapies or permanent hair removal. You may receive credit for your previous study.

Direct entry

This course is government accredited and has national recognition

The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 3

This course may lead to work in beauty salons, nail bars and retail counters.

You must complete 15 units (including 11 core and 4 electives).

Last updated: February 18, 2019 02:11pm