Course Description

Love beauty? Turn your passion into a rewarding career as a Beauty Therapist. With this Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy, you’ll build the practical skills and knowledge needed to qualify as a job-ready Beauty Therapist!

During the course, you’ll learn everything from massage treatments and facials through to lash and brow treatments, waxing, make-up and nailcare.

This course provides you with everything you need to get started in Beauty Therapy – and you’ll even get a free professional, industry-standard, beauty kit to use while you study.

Better still, you’ll also be able combine the flexibility of online studies with 110 hours of  practical work placement, allowing you to put your skills to the test. If you want to become a successful beauty therapist, this course’s combination of online learning and real-world experience means you can study anywhere, anytime on a phone, tablet, desktop or laptop.

Please note that on 15th December 2021, this course was superseded and replaced by SHB40121 – Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy. You can still enrol, however at the moment, the new course is not yet available. Open Colleges will communicate with you in due course once the new course is available.

Extra Benefits

As an Open Colleges beauty student you will also gain access to a number of high quality and in-demand professional industry kits that allow you to practice and perfect your skills. The kits include:

  • Manicure and Pedicure kit (valued at $162)
  • Eyelash extension kit (valued at $229)
  • Waxing and tinting kit (valued at $199)
  • Makeup kit (valued at $307)
  • Facial kit (valued at $394)
This course involves work placement that currently needs to be undertaken in Australia. More information available in our FAQs

If you are an existing worker or have experience in the related industry, please inform our enrolment consultants during your enrolment conversation. You may be eligible to enrol as an existing worker and complete your studies faster. Please note - limitations do apply.

Potential career outcomes

  • Beauty Therapist