Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics

Overview

Qualifcation Name

QUALIFICATION NAME + COSTS

Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics

New course to be released in 2023!

Campuses Study

CAMPUSES AND STUDY MODE

Face-to-Face, Part-Time

Brisbane campus

Pre Requisites

PRE-REQUISITES

  • There are no formal entry requirements for this course
  • Minimum age requirement of 15

Start Dates

START DATES

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Megan S Student

DURATION

Part Time – 30 Weeks

Three terms of 10 weeks in duration.

Term dates will align with the QLD state school terms.

Additional Information

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • This is a nationally recognised qualification Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics
  • Ask about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer options to reduce your study time and costs
  • In 2023 this course will be delivered face-to-face at our Brisbane campus
  • Access to learning materials online
  • All resources provided

Ready to start an exciting career in the beauty and retail makeup industry?

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This is what it’s all about

The Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics is the entry level qualification to the makeup industry. You will learn a range of skills under the guidance of our industry experts to start a career within the dynamic cosmetic retail environment.  

The course has been designed for those wanting to develop skills and knowledge to sell, demonstrate and apply cosmetics products to an industry standard. It consists of 15 subject areas providing you with the skills and knowledge to operate within a cosmetic retail environment.

This is what you get

  • All in class learning materials and all consumables, no hidden costs
  • Access to our online learning portal for all your digital learning resources
  • On successful completion you will receive a statement of attainment and your nationally recognised qualification certificate

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
  • Makeup Artist
  • Freelance Artist
  • Salon Assistant

Face-to-face classroom learning aims to support the development of practical skills required to meet industry relevant outcomes.

School based students will attend 1 day per week 9am – 4pm.  Models may be required for specific assessments.

Through our AACM Alumni Community we provide ongoing opportunities for work experience, employment, networking and lifelong learning. We continue to mentor and support graduates, opening up our industry network, contacts and opportunities. AACM Alumni receive special offers on AACM courses and continue to receive discounts and benefits from our industry partners.

The Alumni Community is providing our graduates a platform to discuss techniques, share their experience, enhance their network, connect with members, publish news and to share job opportunities where available. AACM is regularly contacted for work experience and paid opportunities and we advertise these exclusively to our Alumni Community.

This is what you will learn

The course has been designed for those wanting to develop skills and knowledge to sell, demonstrate and apply cosmetics products to an industry standard. It consists of 15 subject areas providing you with the skills and knowledge to operate within a cosmetic retail environment.

  • Makeup application
  • Salon services
  • Makeup
  • Health and hygiene
  • Social media
  • Organisational requirements
  • Retail services and sales
  • Advise on beauty products and services

To achieve the Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics, a total of 15 units must be completed. 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. Please note that we may alter the unit selection from time to time to meet industry expectations and stay with the pulse of time.

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

What is required?

To participate in this course, you will require a computer, tablet or mobile phone to access our learning platform

Additional resources are required to successfully complete all assessments and obtain your qualification:

Models may be required for assessments. Models can be family or friends, they are not required to be professional models.

Your Payment Options

Once enrolled, the course fees can be paid in smaller, interest-free instalments as long as the full fees are paid off prior to the course commencement. As soon as your first instalment is paid*, your spot is booked and guaranteed.

* minimum payment as agreed

Download our available options: AACM Payment Plan Options

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 receive a subsidy towards your certificate II qualification if you:

  • Are assessed as a disadvantaged learner that faces barriers to training participation and requires additional support prior to enrolment in a certificate III vocational qualification
  • 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 don’t currently have (or are enrolled in) a certificate 3 or higher level qualification.

 

Non-concessional fees:

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

Per subject Number of subjects Total student co-contribution Deposit Remaining student co-contribution
$117.33 15 $1 760 $200 $ 1 560

After paying the $200 deposit, the remaining student co-contribution of $1 560 can be paid in 52 weekly installments of $30 each.

 

Concessional fees:

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

Per subject Number of subjects Total student co-contribution Deposit Remaining student co-contribution
$81.66 15 $1 240 $200 $1 040

After paying the $200 deposit, the remaining student co-contribution of $1 040 can be paid in 52 weekly installments of $20 each.

 

For more information visit:

Queensland Government Certificate 3 Guarantee

Certificate 3 Guarantee student fact sheet

Certificate 3 Guarantee disadvantaged learners fact sheet

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Key Dates

Course RecognitionAs a Registered Training Organisation under ASQA (RTO 31527), our certificate and diploma level courses are nationally recognized qualifications, which are issued to students after successful completion of a course. The programs are structured in line with National Training Packages, for more information about us and our courses please visit training.gov.au. For more information about our regulatory body, please visit ASQA.Some short courses offered from time to time may not be recognized courses. Please visit the relevant course pages on our webpage to find our more or contact us to clarify.

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Megan S StudentMEL: 03 8373 9411
Megan S StudentBNE: 07 3891 5696
Megan S StudentSYD: 02 9190 0481

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