LIMITED GOVERNMENT FUNDED PLACES AVAILABLE

Thanks to generous government funding, you may be eligible to access substantial subsidies to study CMA’s SHB40115 Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy, under the Skilled Capital initiative.

Skilled Capital is an ACT Government training initiative, funded by the ACT and Australian Governments. This qualification is normally priced at $9000.

Under Skilled Capital all you need to pay is a student contribution fee of $628.95. This fee can be paid in installments throughout the duration of your training. Numbers are strictly limited and places are offered on a first-in-first-served basis. 30 places will be available in February 2018 for students who wish to complete their SHB40115 Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy.

$300 BONUS COMPLETION PAYMENT

If that isn’t enough, when you successfully complete your qualification you’ll be eligible to receive a completion payment of $300, which will be paid to you directly.

WANT TO APPLY?

To apply, simply contact CMA’s Student Liaison Manager. Eligibility criteria applies as follows:

As a minimum, a student must at the time of enrolment be

  • an Australian citizen, permanent resident or New Zealand passport holder resident for more than six months, OR
  • a visa holder with work rights and not excluded from participation in government funded training, AND
  • living or working in the ACT, AND
  • not enrolled in or attending secondary school or college except where the student:
    1. is undertaking a course of study leading to completion of year 12 in an alternative program, OR
    2. has an Exemption Certificate and the selected Skilled Capital qualification is an approved ASBA pathway.

Places are strictly limited and offered on a first-in-first-served basis.

Subsidised positions are only valid to students who commence their training in February 2018.

SHB40115 CERTIFICATE IV IN BEAUTY THERAPY

The SHB40115 Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy is a nationally recognised qualification, equipping you with the necessary skills, knowledge and outlook to succeed working specifically as a professional beauty therapist.

WHAT’S INVOLVED?

This program is delivered three days per week for a period of 11 months or two evenings per week for a period of 18 months. Students study as per the ACT school terms.

WHAT DO I NEED?

You need to have Internet and computer access, meet the eligibility criteria, be able to attend weekly training days and have a passion for beauty.

WHAT IS INCLUDED?

Use of CMA’s online learning management system providing access to:

  • Assessment tasks,
  • Additional resources,
  • Demonstration videos,
  • Practical notes and procedures,
  • Online quizzes,
  • Forum discussion, and
  • Ongoing trainer support.

COST

$9,000. The program subsidy under Skilled Capital is $5,790. All you need to pay is a student contribution fee of $618 to cover your resources. More information about Skilled Capital can be found on the ACT Government’s Department of Education website. For further information contact the Academy today.

PRE-REQUISITES

The Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy does not require any pre-requisite studies, however, participants must have successfully completed Year 10 and must fulfill the eligibility criteria for the Skilled Capital initiative.

UNIQUE STUDENT IDENTIFIER (USI)

All students studying a nationally recognised qualification must have a Unique Student Identifier before enrolling. If you do not already have a USI, go to www.usi.gov.au to create one.

FACILITIES

Our campus is fitted with specialised equipment and quality skin care products. The beauty treatment room features massage beds, ceiling-to-floor privacy curtains, manicure stations and a theory area. There are anatomical models, an equipment and product storeroom and adjustable lighting. There are also recreation areas, a retail store and kitchen facilities. A fully equipped computer lab is also available onsite for student use.

ADDITIONAL EXPENSES

Course fees at CMA include your products, linen, training resources and disposables for use in class time. Students must purchase a beauty tunic ($85), t-shirt ($49), basic makeup kit ($300), textbook ($134.95) and a towel set ($49). Hoodies are optional, and available for $59. CMA holds an annual graduation dinner, which costs no more than $110 per graduating student. You are encouraged to invite as many guests as you like.

ENROLMENT PROCEDURE

Click here for more info about CMA’s enrolment procedure.

CAREER AND LEARNING PATHWAYS

A Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy provides you with direct credit towards your Diploma of Beauty Therapy. The Diploma of Beauty Therapy is the highest qualification available in Australia.

As a diploma-qualified beauty therapist, you will have incredible industry opportunities open to you. You could work in beauty salons, day spas, health retreats, hotels, resorts or cruise liners. You may choose a career in sales, marketing and training, or own your own salon.

RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING

If you have previous work experience or training, you may be eligible to receive ‘Recognition of Prior Learning’ (RPL). This will allow you to be deemed competent in certain areas, which will exempt you from some assessments. Application for RPL must occur prior to course commencement. Please contact the Student Liaison Manager for more details.

UNITS OF COMPETENCY

SHBBBOS002 Provide body massages

SHBBBOS006 Provide superficial lymph massage treatments

SHBBBOS003 Provide body treatments

SHBBNLS004 Apply nail art

SHBBBOS001 Apply cosmetic tanning products

SHBBFAS001 Provide lash and brow services

SHBBMUP002 Design and apply make-up

SHBBMUP003 Design and apply make-up for photography

SHBBMUP004 Design and apply remedial camouflage make-up

SHBBFAS002 Provide facial treatments and skin care recommendations

SHBBFAS003 Provide specialised facial treatments

SHBBHRS001 Provide waxing services

SHBBHRS002 Provide female intimate waxing services

SHBBNLS001 Provide manicure and pedicare services

SHBBRES001 Research and apply beauty industry information

SHBXCCS002 Provide salon services to clients

SHBXCCS001 Conduct salon financial transactions

SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment

SHBXWHS001 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices