Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy
- Course Code
- Course Type
- Accredited Course
- Course Level
- Skills Building
- Hairdressing & Beauty
- Course Location
- Course Duration
Full Time: 1 year (Non-Traineeship)Part Time: 3 years (Traineeship)
- Course Cost
- For an individual quotation of fees payable, please visit your nearest campus of GippsTAFE. Click Here for further information regarding Fees and Charges.
- Study Modes
- On Campus; Part Time (Day); Traineeship; Full time (day)
- Starting Date
- February 2014
On commencement of traineeship.Part Time:
- February 2014
On commencement of traineeship.
- 9.00am - 4.00pm
This course will enable you to attain the skills, knowledge, attitudes and values required for employment as a Beauty Therapist.
The course is designed to offer offers training in a wide range of beauty therapy treatments and services including make-up, lash and brow treatments, waxing, manicure and pedicure, facial massage, advanced facials, body massage, body treatments, gel and acrylic nails, as well as providing advice on and selling retail skincare and cosmetic products.
This course also aims to develop the small business management skills commonly required by supervisors in a salon setting. It is designed to reflect the role of those who work relatively autonomously. It involves the performance of a broad range of skilled applications, including requirements to evaluate and analyse current practices, develop new criteria and procedures for performing current practices, and some provision of leadership and guidance to others in the application and planning of skills
Qualifications And RecognitionUpon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy.
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- Beauty Therapist
- Make up Artist
- Nail Technician
- You must be working as a trainee in a salon (Traineeship)
- Attendance at an interview and the below additional requirements (Non-Traineeship)
- Successful completion of Year 11 (or equivalent) or mature age.
- Mature age applicants are welcome
How To ApplyDirect to Institute
Assessment is competency based. A range of assessment methods will be used, including written assignments, practical tasks, practical placement (Non-Traineeship), assignments and written/practical assessments.
Course requires a compulsory work placement component.
Opportunities For Further Study
- Diploma of Beauty Therapy
- Diploma of Salon Management
- Vocational Graduate Certificate in Intense Pulsed Light and Laser Hair Reduction
Can prospective students enrol in individual units?Yes.
|Unit Code||Unit Name|
||Perform body massage
||Apply the principles of skin biology to beauty treatments
||Advise on beauty services
||Recognise body structures and systems in a beauty therapy context
||Work in a skin therapies framework
||Develop treatment plans
||Provide lash and brow treatments
||Provide facial treatments
||Perform waxing treatments
||Work in a nail services framework
||Provide manicure and pedicare services
||Conduct financial transactions
||Provide service to clients
||Design and apply make-up
||Communicate in the workplace
||Work effectively in a retail environment
||Apply safe working practices
|* A selection of 8 elective units are to be undertaken. Please contact us for further information.