Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy

About this course

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who work as beauty therapists to provide a range of beauty therapy treatments and services, including lash and brow treatments, nail services, make-up, massage and waxing. They communicate with clients to recommend treatments and services and sell retail skin care and cosmetic products.  Work is typically conducted in beauty salons and spas.

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Entry Requirements

There are no pre-requisites for entry to this qualification, however Far North Training & Consultancy has the following selection criteria for this course. The participant will be required before enrolling to complete a Language Literacy and Numeracy Assessment to determine what level of support the participant may need to assist them through their study program. Students must also wear closed in black shoes.


Program delivery is face to face in a small group training environment located in Mossman. An emphasis on practical real-world skills is provided within an operating beauty salon.

Program Duration

Program duration for a full time student is an average of 12 months. Some students may complete the course in a shorter time frame. Students will also need to commit to 5 hours per week of independent study.


The program is delivered at Far North Training & Consultancy in the Enhanced Beauty salon at 11 Johnston Rd, Mossman.

Award Issued

Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be awarded the Qualification SHB40115 Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy.


Please phone Far North Training & Consultancy on 4098 1228 to discuss fee details for this course.

Compulsory CORE UNITS (13)

  • SHBBBOS001
    Apply cosmetic tanning products
  • SHBBBOS002
    Provide body massages
  • SHBBBOS003
    Provide body treatments
  • SHBBFAS001
    Provide lash and brow services
  • SHBBFAS002
    Provide facial treatments and skin care recommendations
  • SHBBHRS001
    Provide waxing services
  • SHBBMUP002
    Design and apply make-up
  • SHBBNLS001
    Provide manicure and pedicare services
  • SHBBRES001
    Research and apply beauty industry information
  • SHBXCCS001
    Conduct salon financial transactions
  • SHBXCCS002
    Provide salon services to clients
  • SHBXIND001
    Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
  • SHBXWHS001
    Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices


  • SHBBFAS003
    Provide specialised facial treatments
  • SHBBMUP003
    Design and apply make-up for photography
  • SHBBMUP004
    Design and apply remedial camouflage make-up
  • SHBBHRS002
    Provide female intimate waxing services
  • SHBBSKS001
    Pierce ear lobes
  • SHBBCCS001
    Advise on beauty products and services