Gain the skills to launch your career in the beauty industry as a Beautician with SHB30121 Certificate III in Beauty Services. This qualification is designed for either the beginner or those who have basic beauty and/or makeup skills. If you are wanting to learn more and commence working at a professional industry level this is the qualification for you. You will develop a range of practical skills and valuable industry knowledge and learn a core set of skills:

• Provide waxing, lash and brow services
• Provide nail services, including manicures and pedicures with use of the electric file
• Apply tanning products
• Design and apply basic day & evening makeup looks
• Apply eyelash extensions
• Employ sales techniques and advise on products and services
• Conduct salon financial transactions in a salon environment
• Safe hygiene and work practices and infection control

This qualification provides a pathway to work as a beautician in a salon or home-based salon that performs beauty, makeup and nail services. This qualification can also be used as a stepping stone to higher beauty and make-up qualifications.

Course Code
Career Outcomes
Successful completion of this course leads to exciting career opportunities in the beauty industry. Graduates from Certificate III in Beauty Services are able to gain employment as:

• Beautician
• Beauty retail cosmetic consultant
• Product specialist or sales advisor
• Waxing technician
• Make-up artist
• Self-employed
Course Fees & Payment Options
Payment Plan $5,900

Payment Plan $5,900 ($500 deposit upon enrolment and balance paid by direct debit on a payment plan; 24 fortnightly instalments of $225.00; please allow a $1.95 admin fee and $5.50 account set-up fee) Please note that for the fast-track option, the fortnightly Instalments will differ; please ask our Course Advisor for more Information.
Included in course fees: all products, equipment, learner guides required to complete this qualification unless mentioned under the Additional Fees section. Students are also supplied with a Makeup Brush Set and Make-up Artists Tool kit which consists of Mixing Palette & Spatula, Dual Pencil Sharpener, Eyelash Curler, Mascara, Eyelash Scissors and 3 x sets strip eyelashes.
Study Mode
Stream 1
Part time – 49 weeks on campus (1 day per week)
Additional 1 day compulsory practical work experience (on-site at WA Academy in the reception/client salon area)
*Student must be 18 years and older to enrol in this stream.

Stream 2
Part time – 51 weeks on campus (1 day per week)
Additional 1 day compulsory practical work experience (on-site at WA Academy in the reception/client salon area)
*Enrolment open to all ages

Fast Track
Fast-track study option available (2 - 3 days per week)
Please ask our Course Advisor for more information.
Additional Study/Training
Both streams include approximately 6 additional hours per week of prescribed reading, learner guides and workbook activities, knowledge questions and assignments (as applicable) that is to be completed off-campus.
Course Start Dates
Please contact WA Academy on
or 08 9356 2269 for the current course timetables
Entry Requirements
The only formal entry requirement for this qualification is that students enrolling must be 15 years or older.

Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Assessment: As a requirement of the student entry procedure, students may have to undertake a Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) assessment. This is assessed on a case-by-case scenario.
Student Requirements & Additional Fees
• WA Academy beauty uniform tunic to be worn with black professional pants and black enclosed shoes.
• Student will be required to supply a towelling body wrap and headband.
• General stationary and a padlock for use of the lockers.
• Student to supply mascara wands for makeup units (available from WA Academy)
• Students are required to supply models for all practical assessments to demonstrate their technical skills.
• The Training Package stipulates that all practical assessments must be performed on a variety of models.
• Models are required to pay the model assessment fee charge as assessments must be performed on paying clients.
Further Study Pathways
SHB30121 Certificate III in Beauty Services may also be utilised as a stepping stone to other qualifications. Suggestions include:

• SHB50121 Diploma of Beauty Therapy
• SHB40121 Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy
• SHB30221 Certificate III in Make-up
• SHB30321 Certificate III in Nail Technology
This is an Austudy approved course
Nationally Recognised
Nationally Recognised