SHB40115 Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy

The Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy (SHB40115) is a nationally recognised qualification under the Hairdressing and Beauty Services Training package (SHB).

This qualification has been designed for those individuals who wish to be employed as Beauty Therapists, providing a range of beauty treatments and services, including waxing, intimate waxing, lash and brow treatments, manicure, pedicure, tanning, basic make-up services, eyelash extensions, body massage, body treatments, facial treatments, acrylic and gel nails as well as advising on beauty products and services and all the employability skills required to undertake this position to the highest level. Work is typically conducted in beauty salons and day spas.

The Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy (SHB40115) may also be utilised as a stepping stone to higher qualifications. Suggested qualifications are Diploma of Beauty Therapy (SHB50115).

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Course Code SHB40115
Duration Part Time option 1 day or 2 evenings per week – 66 weeks OR Full Time option 4 days per week – 23 weeks
Hours 9.30am to 4.30pm or 6pm to 9pm
Accreditation Nationally recognised qualification Certificate IV level
Course Cost Payment Plan $6,400: $500 deposit on enrolment balance $89.39 per week part time option or $268.18 per week full time option (direct debit fortnightly)

Included in cost – all products, equipment and learners guides required to complete this qualification other than those listed under student requirements below.
Deposit $500 minimum deposit
Austudy This is an Austudy approved course if full time option

Beauty units: Students will be required to supply a towelling body wrap and headband for beauty units.

Makeup units: Students will be required to supply mascara.

Portfolio: WA Academy utilizes in some units portfolios, assignments and log books to allow formative assessment through the duration of the qualification these are completed outside of class and at the students cost.


WA Academy have a set uniform for this qualification and the uniform is compulsory for attendance. Allow approximately $300 for a Beauty tunic and dress pants. Uniforms are purchased direct from our Uniform supplier information available on enrolment.

How to enrol:

For enrolment queries and advice, please contact us on (08) 9356 2269 or email To enrol and pay online please use our online enrolment form:

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