The right course for you?
The Certificate II in Retail Make-up and Skin Care is an entry-level qualification for the retail aspect to the beauty industry. In this course you will learn to develop skills and knowledge necessary for a career in the retail space of beauty.
Students undertaking this make-up course come from all walks of life. Some are school leavers, some are looking for a career change, and some are entering the beauty industry for the first time. Others are looking to add to their skills and experience in the make-up industry. The course is also suited to overseas-trained beauty therapists who want to ensure their training is comparable to that which is required in Australia.
The Certificate II in Retail Make-Up and Skin Care covers the importance of communication in the workplace, interacting with customers, demonstrating and selling makeup and retail skin care. The study units have a focus on fashion, glamour and photographic makeup, and the course guides students through the basics and onto the more advanced techniques required for work in these industries.
As part of your qualification you will spend time within the AIAS Beauty Clinic which operates to the public, giving you experience with real clients in a real work environment.
Clinic Retail Make-Up
Communication - Beauty
Safe Beauty Practices
To achieve a Certificate II in Retail Make-Up and Skin Care, a total of 15 units of competency (units) must be attained, including:
- All 10 core units; plus
- 5 elective units
The Certificate II in Retail Make-up and Skin Care will provide graduates with a solid foundation for a career in the beauty industry, whether in a beauty salon, a specialised salon retail counter or from home. Work opportunities also exist in makeup-artist freelancing within areas such as the entertainment industry or for weddings and other special occasions.
A graduate of this skin care and make-up course will be competent in communicating in the workplace, interacting with customers, demonstrating and selling make-up and retail skin care products, and performing routine salon or store functions.
Graduates are able to continue on to complete the Certificate III in Beauty Services or the Diploma in Beauty Therapy courses and will be eligible for direct credit for the units completed in this course.