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VCE VET Hair and Beauty

Qualifications

SHB20116 Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics provides a pathway to work as a retail sales consultant in beauty or cosmetic products and services, including beauty and hairdressing salons, retail outlets and department stores.

Credit in the VCE or VCAL: recognition of up to five units at Units 1 and 2 level.

SHB20216 Certificate II in Salon Assistant: develops basic skills and knowledge to assist with client services in the hair and beauty industry, and provides a pathway into a hairdressing apprenticeship.

Credit in the VCE or VCAL: recognition of up to four units at Units 1 and 2 level.

SHB30115 Certificate III in Beauty Services: provides skills and knowledge to work as a beautician, providing a range of beauty services including nail, lash and brow, and basic make-up services. Develop a range of technical and customer service skills where discretion and judgement is required, including client consultation on beauty products and services.

Credit in the VCE or VCAL: recognition of up to four units at Units 1 and 2 level and a Units 3 and 4 sequence.

SHB30215 Certificate III in Make-Up: provides skills and knowledge to undertake roles as make-up artists designing and applying make-up across the beauty, fashion, media and entertainment industries. Skills are developed for work in make-up studios, retail cosmetic counters, fashion and media sets, and photography studios.

Credit in the VCE or VCAL: recognition of up to four units at Units 1 and 2 level and a Units 3 and 4 sequence.

Structured workplace learning recognition

The VCAA provides recognition for Structured Workplace Learning (SWL) for students undertaking VCE VET programs.

The VCAA strongly recommends that students undertake 80 hours of SWL over the duration of the VCE VET Hair and Beauty program. The VCAA mandates a minimum of 40 hours of SWL for students undertaking the Certificate II in Salon Assistant. Where the training package requires work periods/shifts, this can be used to satisfy the VCAA SWL placement requirements for the program.

Workplace Learning Record (WLR) booklets for VCE VET Hair and Beauty are available.

View SHB20116 Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics WLR (published August 2019)

View SHB20116 Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics WLR (published August 2019)

View SHB20216 Certificate II in Salon Assistant WLR  (published August 2019)

View SHB20216 Certificate II in Salon Assistant WLR (published August 2019)

View SHB30115 Certificate III in Beauty Services WLR (published August 2019)

View SHB30115 Certificate III in Beauty Services WLR (published August 2019)

View SHB30215 Certificate III in Make-Up WLR (published August 2019)

View SHB30215 Certificate III in Make-Up WLR (published August 2019)

Support material

VCE VET Hair and Beauty Program Booklet
The program booklet should be read in conjunction with the ​SHB Hairdressing and Beauty Services Training Package.

VCE VET program guide 2018
The VCE VET Program Guide provides general advice about the VCAA's suite of VCE VET programs. It is to be read in conjunction with the VCE VET Hair and Beauty program booklet.

ATAR contribution

Students who receive a Units 3 and 4 sequence for SHB30115 Certificate III in Beauty Services or SHB30215 Certificate III in Make-Up from the VCE VET Hair and Beauty program will be eligible for an increment towards their ATAR (10% of the lowest study score of the primary four studies).

The increment is awarded by the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC). For more information, visit VTAC.