Certificate II Retail Cosmetics

 Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics

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Commence your career in Retail Cosmetics. This entry level qualification for the beauty industry provides successful graduates with a range of skills to commence your career in the beauty and make-up industry.

The course provides you with knowledge and confidence to sell, demonstrate and apply a range of beauty and make-up products within the retail environment.


Who is responsible for your training?

Creative Edge Training is responsible under the National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Act 2011 for the quality of the training and assessment being delivered in this course and for the issuance of all AQF certificates.

Units of Competency

This course is delivered in a flexible delivery arrangement to suit the learner’s desired outcome.

To be issued the qualification SHB20116 a learner must be assessed as competent in 15 units of competency.

  • 10 core units
  • 5 elective units


These competencies have been drawn from the nationally endorsed industry training package the SHB Hairdressing and Beauty Services Training Package. On successfully completing the training and assessment, the SHB20116 Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics will be issued. A transcript listing all units of competency will also be issued. The qualification and units of competency are nationally recognised and provide individuals with a valuable qualification that can be applied throughout Australia and the wider community.

Program Outline

Certificate II in Retail cosmetics can be studied in a number of models including

  • In a Fee paying arrangement in an Accelerated program
  • VET in School- VETiS – As part of your school studies

For further information please contact us on 07 55 109 112

Entry Requirements

Although there are no formal entry requirements, a genuine interest or passion in the Beauty & Retail Industry is a must.

Where will it take me?

Those who achieve this qualification may seek employment as a

  • Department store/ pharmacy cosmetic assistant
  • Cosmetic or sales representative
  • Photographic glamour studio assistant
  • Freelance Make-up artist assistant

Our course advisor will happily discuss your career options.

Want to know more?

Contact one of our friendly team at Creative Edge Training on (07) 55 109 112 or at [email protected]

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