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					Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy
WRB40105                                                                                                                                                        Hair & Beauty
                                                                                                                                                  PO Box 684, Dandenong 3175
                                                                                                                                                      www.chisholm.vic.edu.au




Traineeship
Berwick and Frankston



Course Outline
Students will gain the skills and knowledge to perform a broad range of beauty services with a particular focus on
facial treatments. All units listed must be completed to receive the Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy.

A traineeship is a training agreement between the employer and the employee. Where the employer provides on-
the-job training, the employee (trainee) must also complete an off-the-job training component by attending a
Registered Training Provider on a part-time basis. Chisholm Institute offers flexible client focussed training.

Campus
Berwick and Frankston

Study Mode
Part-time

Duration
Four years.
Institute attendance approximately two years.

Commencement Date
February and July

Application Procedure
Direct to Chisholm Institute. Applicants must have a current “Contract of Training”.

Costs
Required in each unit and to be purchased once only
Art & Science of Nail Technology – Milady                                                              $95.00
Principles and Techniques of a Beauty Specialist – Ann Gallant                                         $74.00
Structure and Function of the Body Thibodeau/Pattern                                                   $90.00
Skin Care Beyond the Basics                                                                            $90.00
Student Induction Manual                                                                               $12.00
Short Cuts Licence                                                                                    $154.00
Employability Skills Booklet                                                                           $12.00
First Aid Book                                                                                          $6.00
Uniform                                                                                               $100.00
Total                                                                                                 $633.00

Tuition fees are $985.00 (concession available). Materials fees are charged in addition to this as follows:
Resource Manuals                                                    $96.00
Manicure and Pedicure Kit                                          $164.00
Make-up Kit                                                        $235.00
Wax Kit                                                             $51.00
Facial Kit                                                         $140.00
Artificial nail kit                                                $578.00
                                                                 $1264.00




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Study Areas


Communications, Business & Retail Studies

BSBSBM404A Undertake Business Planning
WRRCS1B            Communicate in the Workplace
WRRER1B            Work Effectively in a Retail Environment
WRRM1B             Merchandise Products
WRRS1B             Sell Products and Services
WRBCS201B          Conduct Financial Transactions
WRBCS203B          Provide Service to Clients
WRBCS306B          Advise on Beauty Services
Students will be required to attend lectures at the Institute for 30 hours as well as completing assignment and
research work to the equivalent of 18 hours.


Manicure & Nail Science

WRBBS204B          Apply Nail Art
WRBCS204A          Apply Knowledge of Nail Science to Nail Services
WRBBS201B          Provide Manicure/Pedicure
This unit provides the knowledge and skllls to prepare clients and perform basic manicure services. Students will
learn the basic anatomy of skin and the function of the lower arms and legs and the effects of treatment products.


Pedicure and Applying Safe Work Practices/Salon Duties

WRRLP1B            Apply Safe Working Practices
WRRM2B             Perform Routine Housekeeping Duties
WRBBS201B          Provide Manicure/Pedicure
This unit provides the knowledge and skills to prepare clients and perform a basic pedicure service. Students will
also study basic safety and emergency procedures, occupational health and hygiene regulations, first aid and
salon cleaning requirements.


Make Up

WRBFS202B          Design and Apply Make-up
WRBFS203B          Design and Apply Make-up for Photography
Students will learn to prepare clients and design and apply make-up for day, evening, bridal and photography.
Product knowledge and selection and client consultation, support the practical applications.


Waxing A (Temporary Epilation) & Skin Biology

WRBSS302B                Provide Temporary Epilation and Bleaching Treatments
WRBCS305A                Apply a Knowledge of Skin Biology to Beauty Treatments

This unit provides the knowledge and skills to prepare clients and perform epilation services using strip wax.
Students will also study the structure and function of hair.


Waxing B (Temporary Epilation) & Lash and Brow Services

WRBSS302B          Provide Temporary Epilation and Bleaching Treatments
WRBFS305B          Provide Lash & Brow Treatments
This unit provides the knowledge and skills to prepare clients and perform epilation services using hot wax.
Preparation and application of bleaching treatments is also undertaken in this unit. Lash and brow treatments will
include tinting, eyelash perming, extensions and brow shaping.




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Nail Enhancement (Artificial Nail Applications) and Nail Art

WRBBS202A          Apply Gel Nail Enhancement
WRBBS203A          Apply Acrylic Nail Enhancement
WRBBS204B          Apply Nail Art
Students will gain the knowledge and skills to prepare clients and perform the application of gel and acrylic nails.
Removal of artificial nails, refills and nail art are integral components of this unit.


For the purpose of delivery, Facial and Anatomy & Physiology competencies have been divided into four units,
each of 54 hours.

WRBFS406B            Provide Facial Treatments
WRBCS408A            Apply Knowledge of Anatomy & Physiology to Beauty Therapy Treatments
WRBCS409A            Apply Knowledge of Skin Science to Beauty Therapy Treatments
Students will study chemical and enzyme treatments and gain knowledge of skin chemical and the growth,
development, ageing and healing of human skin. Students will gain knowledge and skills to prepare and assess
clients for a facial treatment. This covers skin analysis, skin care products and advice on further treatments.
Students will study the nervous system, the skeletal system, the reproductive system and the respiratory system
as they apply to Beauty Therapy. Facial, neck and eye massage will be incorporated with the application of
specialised treatments.


For the purpose of delivery, Advanced Facials, Skin Science and Cosmetic Chemistry have been divided into two
units, each of 54 hours.

WRBFS407B          Provide Advanced Facial Treatments
WRBCS411A          Apply Knowledge of Nutrition to Beauty Therapy Treatments
WRBCS410A          Apply Knowledge of Electricity to Beauty Therapy Treatments
Students will study the use and effects of alternating and direct current and low intensity laser in a range of beauty
therapy treatments. Such study will also include safe handling procedures with attention to chemical/physical
dangers and the requirement for electrical hazard identification and management in the salon. This unit covers
the role of major nutrients in cell body function, the digestive system and the inter-relationship of dietary factory
and their health consequences. Facial treatments will include the use of electrical equipment with direct and
alternating current. Students will gain awareness of skin cancer, skin disorders, immunology and irritation
reactions.

WRBCS412A         Apply Knowledge of Cosmetic Chemistry to Beauty Therapy Treatment – 30 hours
Cosmetic chemistry includes the study of chemical concepts, organic chemistry, treatment of red flushed skin, the
treatment of seborrhea, and the composition of and reaction to product formulations and emulsions on the skin.


For the purpose of delivery, the following module is included in each of the six facial units.

WRBCS407A          Develop a Treatment Plan for Beauty Therapy Treatments
Students will gain the knowledge to advise clients on a suitable treatment plan to meet their needs and
expectations. In developing the plan, students will analyse client characteristics identifying
contraindications/precautions.

Assessment
Theory and practical tests and assignments.

Career Opportunities
Beauty Technician, Retail Consultant

Further Study
Certificate III in Nail Technology, Diploma in Beauty Therapy, Make Up Artistry

Contact
Berwick campus on 9212 4563

Skills Recognition including RPL
There is an opportunity to apply for recognition to be given for:
            Previous study
            Knowledge
            And/or skills resulting from work or life experience relevant to the course
Contact the department for further details
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