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Course Details - SHB20116 Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics (Northern Adelaide Senior College)

NASSSA TitleCertificate II in Retail Cosmetics
QualificationSHB20116 Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics
RTOColour Cosmetica Academy (National Code 40055)
Host OrganisationNorthern Adelaide Senior College
Course Length2 Semesters (1 year)
3 Terms
Course DescriptionIn Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics you will learn skills that will assist you in entering the Hair, Beauty and Makeup industry. Learning a variety of makeup techniques, such as the everyday makeup, special events makeup, makeup for men, makeup for teens, makeup for aging skin, bridal makeup, the exciting world of high fashion and high definition, the latest on skincare, colour theory, tools of trade, client consultations, professional image, selling products and services, the business of makeup and operating POS equipment. You will also learn skills and techniques used in developing professional hair, beauty and makeup product knowledge, client product recommendations, alongside preparing and demonstrating features and benefits of industry leading products to clients, providing great customer service, scheduling appointments for clients and applying salon safety procedures. • During the course you will work both as a part of a team and individually. • You will meet a range of different people and will work standing for extended periods of time. • You will need to enjoy practical work and working with other students. • This is high in practical studies with 60% practical and 40% theory. • Students will be required to keep a portfolio of evidence in the form of photographs of all their work. • Competencies will require students to complete theory assignments and assessments. • A workbook will be used to keep record of all work completed and practical assessments. • Students will work on each other when learning new skills. • Students will be required to wear flat, closed in shoes during the course and have a professional industry image. • Students will be required to wear the Colour Cosmetica Academy uniform - Black Colour Cosmetica Academy T – Shirt with black pants or pencil length skirt.
PathwaysFrom this course you can further your studies in:SHB30115- Certificate III in Beauty Services, SHB30215- Certificate III in Make-Up, SHB30315- Certificate III in Nail Technology, SHB30416- Certificate III in Hairdressing, Traineeship and Apprenticeship Pathways.
Entry RequirementsN/A.
Other RequirementsStudents are expected to wear black, fully enclosed shoes, Colour Cosmetica Academy T-shirt (which will be provided after start date) with black pants or knee length black skirt, hair tied back if long or presented in an industry manner, with good hygiene. Students must always bring a black, blue and red pen, highlighters, notepaper, diary, folders with plastic sleeves and required textbooks to every session. Students will need to purchase their kit by the end of the first week and bring it to every lesson. If students have a laptop it is recommended to bring it to every class (Wifi will be provided). It will be the students’ responsibility to care for their own belongings.
Delivery Location(s)Colour Cosmetica Academy, 20D John Street, SALISBURY, SA, 5108
Dates and Times30 weekly sessions at Colour Cosmetica Academy on Thursdays from 09:00 until 15:00.
Commencement date 04/02/21.
Work Placement0 days
SACE DetailsSACE Stage 1, 60 SACE credits
445 Nominal Hours.
Units Of Competency
CoreBSBWHS201Contribute to health and safety of self and others20 nominal hours
 SHBBCCS001Advise on beauty products and services30 nominal hours
 SHBBMUP002Design and apply make-up45 nominal hours
 SHBXCCS001Conduct salon financial transactions25 nominal hours
 SHBXCCS004Recommend products and services20 nominal hours
 SHBXIND001Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment45 nominal hours
 SHBXIND002Communicate as part of a salon team30 nominal hours
 SIRRMER001Produce visual merchandise displays35 nominal hours
 SIRXIND003Organise personal work requirements30 nominal hours
 SIRXSLS001Sell to the retail customer20 nominal hours
 BSBSUS201Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices20 nominal hours
 SHBBRES001Research and apply beauty industry information20 nominal hours
 SIRRINV001Receive and handle retail stock35 nominal hours
 SHBXCCS002Provide salon services to clients40 nominal hours
 SHBBMUP003Design and apply make-up for photography30 nominal hours
Nominal hours are used for SACE purposes and are not reflective of actual delivery hours
Theory & practical sessions.
Training Cost$2,800.00 including GST
Schools are now invoiced per semester for the units that the students are registering into, rather than a percentage of the total cost.
Other Costs$425.00 including GST
Make-up & Beauty Kit $275.00

Make-Up Brushes $150.00
Cost NotesDepartment for Education Non-NASSSA students enrolling will incur a $50.00 additional Administration fee (Full year course – pro rata for semester/term courses). Non-Department for Education students enrolling will incur a $250.00 administration fee. (Full year course – pro rata for semester/term courses) Enrolments for both these groups of students MUST be done through the Web VET Administrator.
Number Of StudentsMinimum    12
Maximum   25
Selection ProcessTalk to your school VET coordinator.
Orientation DetailsCourse orientation occurs during the first training session.
Public TransportWalking distance from Salisbury Interchange
Contact PersonMs Rebecca Faraone, Phone 8232 9588, Mobile 0403 530 790, Email
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