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SHB20116 Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics

National ID: SHB20116 | State ID: AZZ4

Are you interested in a rewarding career making people look and feel their very best?

This entry level qualification is a good start to your career in the make-up and cosmetic retail industry. You'll learn basic skills in workplace communication, client interaction, demonstrating and selling make-up and retail skin care products, and performing routine salon or store functions. Gain the necessary experience to become a retail sales staff member who works across a range of tasks to sell and demonstrate beauty or cosmetic products, this can include in workplaces like beauty and hairdressing salons, retail outlets and department stores. Retail staff follow known routines and procedures and work under direct supervision.  

You'll also gain the skills to work as a freelance make-up artist or in conjunction with a photographer or cosmetic surgeon in the area of Remedial Camouflage Make-up, at a cosmetic counter, within a salon or a day spa, and prepares you for the basics within the film industry.

Enchance your employment options by doing a dual qualification

At our Geraldton Campus this qualification is offered as a dual qualification with one of the below: 

BSB20215 | Certificate II in Customer Engagement

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who typically work with multiple communication channels, capture data and provide customer service. Typically, individuals in this role work under direct supervision, with limited authority to delegate.

SHB20216 | Certificate II in Salon Assistant

This entry level qualification will give you the start you need to work in a hairdressing salon. You'll obtain the skills, knowledge and confidence to get your career as a hairdresser underway and improve your opportunities for obtaining a hairdressing apprenticeship.

As a salon assistant you will be the first staff member to greet a client for their appointment. It's your job to provide them with excellent customer service and ensure that the hairdressers have what they need throughout each appointment. 

Entrance Requirements

Course requirements

Important information

Job opportunities

Study pathway

How to apply

Entrance Requirements
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate I or Certificate II
Course requirements

Completion of year 10 or equivalent.

Students will also need to complete the LLN Robot test to enable us to see the level of literacy and numeracy of the individual.  This will help us determine if we need CAVVS, USIQ or an aboriginal student mentor present in the class. 

Students must participate in an interview with the lecturer (face to face or phone) prior to enrolment to give them an information regarding the course; how much commitment is required; what needs to be purchased before the course starts, and dates concerning the course.

Students who decide to enrol must complete a client needs summary with the lecturer on enrolment to gain information regarding the needs of the student. This could include the need for literacy and numeracy support, need for financial support or any other information that could impact on the students’ ability to learn. Action can then be taken to address these needs to enable the students to succeed in the course. 

Students must be able to stand for long periods of time during the day to be able to perform hair and beauty treatments on at least two to four clients per day to prepare the students for average industry client appointments.

All student must be open to develop communication skills to enable them to work with clients and students.

Students must be willing to have all treatments performed on themselves and perform on others to develop the skills needed for industry.

Important information

Additional Resources

Learners will be required to provide additional resources for this course. Details are provided in the Pre-Enrolment Pack.

This course is delivered as a combined course and is not available separately.

Job opportunities

Jobs and Pathways

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 beauty and hairdressing salons, retail outlets and department stores.

How to apply
On Campus (Full-Time or Part-Time)
 Visit our Apply and Enrol page to find out how to apply for full-time, part-time or online courses.  
Flexible and Other Study Types 
We take applications for many of our flexible courses all year round.  Visit the Apply and Enrol page and use our Applicant Portal to lodge your application anytime. 
Apprenticeships and Traineeships 
For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study. Find out more here.
International Students 
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Short Courses and Skill Sets

Enrol in a short course or skill set by completing the form below, calling our student services team on 1800 672 700 or visiting your local campus.

 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Training at CRTAFE will be offered with a blended, flexible delivery model to enable social distancing measures during the COVID-19 pandemic. This approach may include a combination of online and classroom based delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements. While the mode of delivery may vary, the content and key learning outcomes of the course will remain the same. Lecturers will provide specific instructions to their student groups on how training will be undertaken and the support available to them.

Semester 1, 2021

Geraldton Campus - Dual Qualification SHB20116 Cert II in Retail Cosmetics and SHB20216 | Cert II in Salon Assistant

Overview

Fees and charges

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Overview
Duration 1 semester/s
When Semester 1, 2021
Where Geraldton Campus
How Face to face (class room)
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Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.

Semester 2, 2020

Geraldton Campus - Dual Qualification SHB20116 Cert II in Retail Cosmetics and BSB20215 | Cert II in Customer Engagement

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester/s
When Semester 2, 2020
Where Geraldton Campus
How Face to face (class room)
Register now
Ready to register for this course?  Check out our apply and enrol page, register now in our Application Portal or contact us on 1800 672 700.

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Page last updated September 25, 2020