SHB20116 - Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics

An experienced Retail Cosmetic Assistant? Recognition is yours.

If you're a retail sales assistant with experience selling and demonstrating a range of beauty or cosmetic products, then you may be eligible to achieve your Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics via RPL. This is an ideal pathway for future work as a retail sales consultant in beauty and hairdressing salons, department stores, and retail outlets.

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Yes. All of our qualifications are issued by RTOs which have been approved by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) to deliver nationally recognised qualifications that meet national quality assurance requirements. This means that they are recognised by industry and educational institutions in all Australian states and territories as conforming to the required competency standards.

Yes. Because all of our qualifications are issued by reputable RTOs and contain the nationally recognised training logo, they each verify that a candidate has met the Units of Competency required to work in their industry occupation. These qualifications do not indicate how you have obtained the qualification (i.e. through RPL), and are exactly the same as a qualification received from a training provider through any other means.

Get Qualified Australia allows you up 3 months to complete the RPL process, however the actual duration is dependent on the length of time it takes you to provide your evidence. While this is generally 4 weeks, the quicker you submit your evidence, the sooner the process will be completed.

Once all the required evidence has been submitted and your evidence has been assessed, the RTO will then review and issue your qualification within 2-4 weeks, provided that no further evidence is required. This makes it possible for you to achieve your qualification in as little as 1 month, and up to 3 months.

Requests for extensions beyond the allotted 3 month period will be considered on an individual case basis.

While our Customer Service Agents will determine the best evidence for your portfolio, evidence generally takes the form of:

  • Resume/CV
  • References
  • Performance Appraisals
  • Portfolio/work samples
  • Photographic and video evidence
  • Education, training and qualifications
  • Job Description
  • Policies and Procedures
  • Workplace communication
  • Bookkeeping and financial records

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The options are really endless. Most people use qualifications to enhance their careers, from achieving a promotion or pay rise, to climbing organisational ranks and getting new job opportunities. In fact, qualifications have shown to increase employability by 11%, and result in promotions 42% of the time.

Other people might use their qualification to improve visa or migration prospects, access postgraduate study, open up their own businesses, meet regulatory requirements, or obtain a licence in their industry or occupation.

Please note that while our qualifications may help you meet minimum licensing requirements, only your state’s relevant licensing authority may issue you your licence. For more information about trades licensing, click here.

15 units must be completed:

  • 10 core units
  • 5 elective units, consisting of:
  • 3 units from the list below
  • 2 units from the list below, elsewhere in the SHB Training Package, or any other current Training Package or accredited course.

The selection of electives must be guided by the job outcome sought, local industry requirements and the complexity of skills appropriate to the AQF level of this qualification.

Core 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

Elective Units 

BSBSUS201

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

ICTWEB201

Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement

SHBBMUP001

Apply eyelash extensions

SHBBRES001

Research and apply beauty industry information

SHBBSKS001

Pierce ear lobes

SIRRINV001

Receive and handle retail stock

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Not Available

Visit Get Qualified Australia’s Trade Licensing page for more information surrounding licensing

  • International Training Salon - Provider Code 21961

  • Advanced Careers College - Provider Code 91445

  • Colour Cosmetica Academy Pty Ltd  - Provider Code 40055

  • Paraskevi International Training & Recruitment - Provider Code 31811

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