Full-time 12 wks
Part-time 24 wks (2 semesters)
Option1 - 24 wks (1 study period)
Option 2 - 48 wks (2 study periods)
- On-campus (Brisbane):
2014: 26/05, 01/09, 01/12
- Payment plan available
- 20% discount for online studies. Terms & conditions apply
- Full-time on-campus students have vacation of up to 15 weeks annually depending on commencement date. This includes mid-term and between breaks, and the optional 10-week Summer School.
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.
*On-campus: 1 semester = 12 weeks
^Online: 1 study period = 24 weeks
The Certificate II in Retail Make-Up and Skin Care covers the importance of communication in the workplace, interacting with customers, demonstrating and selling make-up and retail skin care products, and carrying out routine salon tasks. The study units have a focus on fashion, glamour and photographic make-up, 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.
Training Salon - Retail Make-Up
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
For more information on the Order of Completion (including Part-time and Online study), click here.
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 make-up 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.