These two qualifications delivered together give any individual interested in a career in hairdressing, make-up, beauty or general retail an amazing head start and two fully accredited Certificate II qualifications. These preparation courses are a great introduction and taster into these fields and can lead to many employment or further study opportunities. The skills and knowledge are of an introductory level and are all undertaken under supervision including blowdrying, shampooing, makeup application day and evening, selling skills, basin skills, braiding hair and much much more.
This dual qualification can be used as a stepping stone into a hairdressing apprenticeship, retail outlets, makeup counter work or future studies in any of those areas.
SHB20116 The Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics is a nationally recognised qualification under the Hairdressing and Beauty Services Training package (SHB).
The Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics is the entry level qualification to the make-up industry. The course has been designed for those wanting to develop skills and knowledge to sell, demonstrate and apply cosmetic make-up products to an industry standard.
Participants will learn how to consult with clients, analyse face and skin, and demonstrate how to apply make-up products to suit each individual client’s requirements. They will also develop a range of skills such as how to create the right look for day, evening and special occasions as well as popular make-up techniques. You will also learn an introduction to customer service and retail operations and how to promote a range of cosmetic products.
This qualification provides a pathway to work as a retail sales consultant in any business that sells beauty or cosmetic products and services. This can include retail outlets such as cosmetic counters, department stores, pharmacies or beauty and hairdressing salons.
SHB20116 The Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics may also be utilised as a stepping stone to higher qualifications. Suggested qualifications include SHB30215 Certificate III in Make-up, SHB30115 Certificate III in Beauty Services and SHB40115 Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy.
SHB30215 The Certificate III in Make-up 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 make-up artists or work as freelance make-up artists to design and apply make-up for a range of purposes and occasions across the beauty, fashion, media and entertainment industries. These individuals will possess a range of well-developed skills including working cooperatively with a range of individuals from photographers, fashion stylists and media production staff. Work is typically conducted as part of a team or on a freelance basis in settings such as make-up studios, retail cosmetic counters, fashion and media sets and photography studios.
This unit delivers the skills and knowledge required to respond to a client brief to design and apply makeup for specialised looks that use creative design and application of make-up. Ensuring the alibility to refine a brief with a client and then research, design, trial and apply a creative make-up.
- Brief/client consultation
- Working with professionals
- Researching creative make-up
- Analysing creative make-up context
- Designing and applying creative make-up
- OHS applying to creative make-up
These units deliver the skills and knowledge required to design and apply make-up for photographic shoots in natural and artificial light as well as the skills and knowledge to apply specialised make-up products to disguise skin imperfections on the face and body.
Ensuring the alibility to consult with clients, models, photographer’s and stylists to select suitable products and equipment for successful outcomes.
- Client consultation
- Working with photographers
- Analysing photographic context
- Lighting and studio photography
- Black and white photography
- Location photography
- Natural lighting photography
- Designing and applying make-up
- OHS & ethics on photo shoots
- Camouflage makeup
This unit delivers the skills and knowledge required to apply airbrushed make-up for face and body.
Ensuring the ability to prepare the work area, consult with clients, select suitable products and equipment for successful outcomes in airbrushing.
- Client consultation
- Working with airbrushing equipment
- Caring for airbrush equipment
- Designing and applying airbrush make-up
- OHS for airbrushing
On successful completion of this unit you will receive a Statement of Attainment for the unit in partial completion of Certificate III in Make-up (SHB30215).
(Part completion of Certiﬁcate III in Make-up SHB30215)
The Hairstyling for Make-up Artists Program is a program designed from part of the Certiﬁcate III in Make-up (SHB30215) under the Hairdressing and Beauty Services Training package (SHB). This program has been designed for those individuals who wish to as professional make-up artists add value to their clientele by way of hair styling. The units covered in this program are Style Hair for Performances or Productions. Ensuring the ability to prepare the work area, consult with clients, select suitable products and equipment for successful outcomes in hair styling.
- Client consultation
- Hair preparation
- Product and equipment use
- Curl, iron and basic hair up styling
- Designing and undertaking hair styling
- OHS for hair styling
The Hairstyling for Make-up Artist Program may be a stand-alone program or utilized as a stepping stone to a full Certiﬁcate III in Make-up (SHB30215) or other make-up qualiﬁcations.