SHB30115 - Certificate III in Beauty Services

Complete this Qualification with the Certificate 3 Guarantee Funding for eligible students!

Full Time Course Dates:

Part Time Course Dates:

Courses are subject to sufficient student numbers. Insufficient numbers will result in cancellation (10 days prior) and students will be notified by phone and email.

If the dates above are not suitable, you can always register interest and you will be notified of any new dates when they are added.

"The Beauty Therapy sector is predicted to grow by 29% over the next 5 years and is currently the second largest employer of personal services VET graduates.”

—Skills IQ

Want to enter the exciting world of Beauty & Makeup?

Learn the art of make-up and eyelash extension application and beauty skills to perform waxing, manicures and pedicures, and eyelash and eyebrow tinting and shaping. Learn basic beauty treatment skills necessary to work in a beauty salon, retail make-up counter or as a freelancer! With experienced educators, we will help unlock your potential and equip you with the tools required to build upon a successful career.

Students in year 11 or 12 may undertake this course as part of the VET in schools program, to contribute towards their high school certificate. To find out more about the Vet in Schools program click [HERE]

Qualification & Units of Competencystudents in class

On successful completion of the course, students will receive the nationally recognised SHB30115: Certificate III in Beauty Services qualification.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Do you have 2 or more years industry relevant experience? Have your experience recognised and increase your employment prospects by applying for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Through RPL you could reduce the duration of your studies. RPL assessed on a case by case basis, so it is only available upon application.

*Students will be charged an administration fee of $200 per unit of competency.


Course Fees

Upon enrolling in the course, the student (and guarantor/s) becomes liable to the institute for the full course fees.

Certificate III in Beauty Services:

Full Course Cost: $3,900.00
Certificate 3 Guarantee

This course is eligible for funding under the QLD Certificate 3 Guarantee. If you meet the eligibility requirements the Queensland Government will fund the majority of your tuition fees and you will only be required to pay the student co-contribution fee.

Student Co-Contribution Fee: $1620

Concession: $860

If you are not eligible for the Certificate 3 Guarantee funding:

Required Equipment/Additional Costs

  • Student ID Card: $25
  • Black Pants and Enclosed Black Shoes
  • Printing and Photocopying by student
  • Basic Stationary
  • A laptop or tablet device for viewing/accessing course notes and taking notes. Internet access at home is also required.
  • Kit - $848.50 (includes: beauty kit, makeup kit, eyelash kit, towel kit and pants. List available upon enrolment).
  • PLUS a professional photoshoot with images for your portfolio
  • Australian Institute of Creative Design t’shirt

Students will be required to source outside models throughout the duration of the course - models may be needed for consecutive weeks on occasion


Nationally Recognised TrainingStudents who successfully complete the course will receive the nationally recognised Certificate III in Beauty Services (SHB30115) qualification.

Graduates are eligible for enrolment in the Diploma of Beauty Therapy course and will be eligible for direct credit for units completed in this course.


Course Duration:

Full Time: This course runs 3 days per week for 18 weeks from 9am - 4:30pm

Part Time: This course runs for one day a week over 54 weeks plus holidays, 9:00am - 4:30pm

Term Dates

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Gold Coast Full Time

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Brisbane Full Time

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Gold Coast Part Time

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Brisbane Part Time

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Enrolment Procedure:

To enrol in this course you must complete the online enrolment form. If you are unable to access or open this link, please phone us on (07) 55 938 335 to have one posted to you.

Partners and Affiliations

The Australian Institute of Creative Design is happy to partner with other institutions to offer our students the highest possible training and education



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