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SHB20116 Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics

Turn your love of cosmetics into a career

This qualification provides a pathway to work as a retail sales consultant in any business that sells beauty or cosmetic products and services. This can include beauty and hairdressing salons, retail outlets and department stores.


Core Units

  • BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others

  • SHBBCCS001 Advise on beauty products and services

  • SHBBMUP002 Design and apply make-up

  • SHBXCCS001 Conduct salon financial transactions

  • SHBXCCS004 Recommend products and services

  • SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment

  • SHBXIND002 Communicate as part of a salon team

  • SIRRMER001 Produce visual merchandise displays

  • SIRXIND003 Organise personal work requirements

  • SIRXSLS001 Sell to the retail customer.

Elective Units

  • BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

  • SHBBRES001 Research and apply beauty industry information

  • SHBBSKS001 Pierce ear lobes

  • SIRRINV001 Receive and handle retail stock

  • ICTWEB201 Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement.

Entry Requirements

There are no pre-requisites for entry to this qualification, however Far North Training & Consultancy has the following selection criteria for this course:

  • The participant will be required before enrolling to complete a Language Literacy and Numeracy Assessment to determine what level of support the participant may need to assist them through their study program.

  • Students must also wear closed in black shoes.


  • Face-to-face in a small group training environment located in Mossman.

  • For participants under contract with the Australian Apprenticeship Centre and an employer, delivery of training will be in the workplace.

Awards Issued

Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be awarded the Qualification:

  • SHB20116 Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics


Program duration for a full time student is an average of 12 months. Some students may complete the course in a shorter time frame.


The program can be delivered at Far North Training & Consultancy in the Enhanced Beauty salon at 11 Johnston Rd, Mossman, or on-site at each individual employer’s venue in Far North Queensland.



For further information on apprenticeships click here.

Get in touch

If you have any questions regarding any of the courses on offer, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Call us on 07 4098 1228 or get in touch today to see if you are eligible.

Please note

Far North Training & Consultancy cannot promise that:

  • You will successfully complete a course

  • You will obtain employment in a certain industry as a result of undertaking one of our courses.

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