Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics

SHB20116

$2,800

The Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics is the entry level qualification to the makeup industry. You will learn a range of skills to start your career within the dynamic and exciting retail cosmetics environment.

This course has been designed for those wanting to develop the skills and knowledge to sell, demonstrate and apply cosmetic products to an industry standard. You will learn to master the foundations of makeup application and a wide range of techniques including how to perform makeup consultations and correctly analyse face shapes and features, how to use social media tools and manage stock.

Brisbane

Study Option Duration Start Date
Flexible Blended Online Delivery - START ANY TIME 12 months July 01, 2019 ENROL

The Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics is the entry level qualification to the makeup industry. You will learn a range of skills to start your career within the dynamic and exciting retail cosmetics environment.

This course has been designed for those wanting to develop the skills and knowledge to sell, demonstrate and apply cosmetic products to an industry standard. You will learn to master the foundations of makeup application and a wide range of techniques including how to perform makeup consultations and correctly analyse face shapes and features, how to use social media tools and manage stock.

You’ll also be taught a variety of evening makeup looks, including the classics like a smokey eye, winged liner, and red lips. Day makeup looks cover nude tones and natural colours to softly enhance the features.

 

 

Core subjects
Day makeup application Special occasion makeup Makeup consultation
Smokey eyes and red lips Social media tools

Evening makeup

application

Advise and recommend beauty products and services

Retail selling

Team communication

Industry information

Visual merchandising and retail stock

Salon financial transactions

 

Start any time with our blended online delivery option. Theory elements of each unit will be completed online under the guidance of our expert trainers.

The AACM Retail Training Salon will open on set days each week for practical skills development and practical assessments. You will be provided with a training calendar of dates to choose when you attend. You must complete a minimum of 75 training salon hours to meet the practical component of this course.

The retail training salon will also be open for block training sessions for those required to travel or have employment opportunities and commitments.

This qualification consists of 15 units of competency. These units have been selected in consultation with industry and in accordance with the Training Package rules of this qualification. For more information about the course recognition please visit training.gov.au

 

COURSE UNITS
BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others
SHBBCCS001 Advise on beauty products and services
SHBBMUP002 Design and apply make-up
SHBXCCS001 Conduct salon financial transactions
SHBXCCS004 Recommend products and services
SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
SHBXIND002 Communicate as part of a salon team
SIRRMER001 Produce visual merchandise displays
SIRXIND003 Organise personal work requirements
SIRXSLS001 Sell to the retail customer
SHBBRES001 Research and apply beauty industry information
BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
SHBXWHS001 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices
SIRRINV001 Receive and handle retail stock
ICTWEB201 Use Social Media tools for collaboration and engagement

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification. Minimum age requirement of 15 years of age.

The Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics is a gateway course into working in a vibrant and exciting industry and will give you all the starting techniques and knowledge to proceed into the world of makeup artistry.

Successful completion of this course leads to exciting career possibilities in the makeup and cosmetic industry. Graduates from the Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics course are able to gain employment as;

 
- Retail Store Cosmetic Consultant
- Pharmacy Cosmetic Consultant
- Retail Cosmetic Assistant
- Cosmetic Advisor
- Freelance Artist
- Salon Assistant

The Australian Academy of Australian Makeup continues to support students after their studies are complete. Through the AACM Alumni Network we provide ongoing opportunities for work experience, employment and networking. Our trainers also continue to mentor past students.

If you are a trainee, we can work with you and your employer to develop a training plan, delivering and assessing  your skills and issue you with a statement of attainment and qualification. Eligable trainees have the opportunity to receive funding through the Queensland Government User Choice program.

 

For more information about the program, please visit the Queensland Government's information page: User Choice Program

 

As a trainee, you may be eligible to receive funding towards your tuition fees, whilst only paying your reduced co-contribution fee to us. Please call us to discuss your unique situation and how we can assist you in your traineeship to get qualified and take advantage of the User Choice Program and related funding opportunities.

The Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics is for students aiming to enter the beauty services industry and is funded by the Queensland Governments under the Certificate 3 Guarantee program available for eligible applicants. You may be eligible for the Certificate 3 Guarantee if you:

  • Are 15 years or older and no longer in school
  • Living in Queensland full time
  • Are an Australian or New Zealand citizen, permanent resident, or temporary resident with the necessary visa or work permits
  • And do not currently have (or are enrolled in) a Certificate III or higher level qualification

 

If you are eligible, you will pay the following student co-contribution fee towards your course fees:

 

Deposit Per subject Number of subjects Total nominal course fee Weekly payment over the 12 months nominal course duration
$200 $104 15 $1,760 $30

 

 

 

 

For more information visit:

Queensland Government Certificate 3 Guarantee

Certificate 3 Guarantee student fact sheet

Certificate 3 Guarantee disadvantaged learners fact sheet

The Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics is priced at $50 on a weekly basis including access to our learning portal, learning materials, access to our training salon and all consumables needed during your practical hours at our training salon. To secure your enrolment and get access to our learning portal, a initial deposit of $200 is required on enrolment.

We refer to this as our subscription model, where you pay as you go while studying. The course fees can be paid by direct debit or credit card through our collection partner Debitsuccess.

Deposit Weekly fee Nominal study duration Total nominal course fee
$200 $50 52 weeks $2,800
 
 
 
 
Do you need more time and extend your study duration? No problem, you can continue for only $50 per week.
 

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