Put your training and experience to use with ITEC’s RPL services and earn a nationally recognised qualification with a SHB20121 – Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics via our RTO partners.
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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.
The skills in this qualification must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State or Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.
No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
15 units must be completed:
The selection of electives must be guided by the job outcome sought, local industry requirements and the complexity of skills appropriate to the AQF level of this qualification.
Note: Units marked with an *asterisk include one or more prerequisite units of competency. Please refer to each individual unit for details of prerequisites.
Demonstrate retail skin care products
Advise on beauty products and services
Design and apply make-up
Conduct salon financial transactions
Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
Communicate as part of a salon team
Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices
Organise personal work requirements
Maintain ethical and professional standards when using social media and online platforms
Group A: Infection control
Maintain infection prevention for skin penetration treatments
Maintain infection control standards
Group B: General elective units
Participate in sustainable work practices
Research and apply beauty industry information
Pierce ear lobes
Receive and handle retail stock
Produce visual merchandise displays
Use social media and online tools