Beauty Therapy (Certificate IV)
Develop in-demand practical skills with our beauty therapy course. Designed and delivered by our highly experienced and professionally qualified beauty therapy teachers, you can start your career in beauty therapy with this job-ready qualification.
Our dynamic course is aimed at qualifying students with hands-on practice in a range of working environments, including under professional supervision in our commercial salons. This relevant and comprehensive qualification involves training in a broad range of beauty therapy treatments which include:
- Skin and facial care
- Body massage
- Cosmetic tanning services
- Nail treatment
- And more!
With access to a world-recognised skin care range, you will gain practical real-life experience working in the Commercial Beauty Bar Salon at CIT. You will be supported and lead by expert educators to learn about the latest beauty industry trends and techniques. They will assist you to develop the skills and knowledge required to provide beauty therapy treatments and services.
CIT’s partnership with Dermatological and the Kryolan Global School means you will learn using state-of-the-art resources on CIT’s campus. You will be required to work closely with, and on, your fellow students and clients as part of the CIT Beauty salon, to practice, experience and refine new skills.
On completion of this course, you are able to continue your studies at CIT in the Diploma of Beauty Therapy and complete this further qualification within six months.
This program is delivered in industry-current and open-to-the-public salons. Students develop skills and confidence to work on other students and clients under professional supervision.
Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy | SHB40121
After achieving the Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy | SHB40121 with CIT, you can progress to the Diploma of Beauty Therapy | SHB50121.
The Diploma of Beauty Therapy qualification is delivered over one semester, full time after the completion of the Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy | SHB40121 with CIT. Total package duration: 1.5 years.
2023 Semester 1 (February) and Semester 2 (July)
2023: $7,050 per semester (Total qualification tuition fee $14,100 - 1 year duration)
Material fees: $1,021
Textbooks: $200 approximately
It is recommended you have access to:
*Please note - Course fees are listed in $AUD and are based on a semester rate. Total course cost will vary depending on semester start date. Small tuition and material fee increases may occur annually in line with CIT's fee pricing review. Fees are subject to change.
- ACT Year 12 Certificate or equivalent
Students over the age of 20 may be eligible for adult entry. Please refer to Entry Requirements for more information.
Students must meet one of the following English requirements:
- IELTS 5.5 (no band score less than 5.0)
- TOEFL iBT - 46
- PTE Academic - 42 (minimum of 36 in each band)
- Cambridge English test (C1 Advanced and B2 First) - 162
- Successful completion of CIT's English for Study and Life (Upper Intermediate)
Course Subjects - Certificate IV