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This qualification reflects the role of retail sales personnel involved in a defined range of
tasks to sell and demonstrate beauty or cosmetic products. They follow known routines and
procedures and work under direct supervision.

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.

Excel College Australia has the following entry requirements:
You must be:
 Be at least 18 years of age.
 Participate in a course entry interview to determine your suitability for the course and your support needs.
 Students must have a reasonable level of language, literacy and numeracy (LLN)skills, for example, to read materials relevant to the course, participate in discussions and roleplays and apply numerical skills to perform a range of work related calculations. This will be tested through an LLN assessment as part of the enrolment process. Students will need to achieve ACSF level 2 for reading, writing, numeracy and oral communication to enter the course. This will be tested through the course entry process and an online assessment, for which you will be sent a link.

This qualification will be delivered over 49 weeks, including 40 weeks of training and
assessment spread over 4 terms of 10 weeks. There is also 9 weeks of holidays. Holidays
are 3 weeks per term.
Class sessions are planned to ensure that students have a mixture of practical and
theoretical components and those classes cater for a wide variety of learning styles.
Additionally, workplace practices and environments are simulated and used to conduct skills
based assessments in accordance with unit requirements.
This qualification is offered on the following days and times:
 Monday and Tuesday 9 am to 4.30 pm
 Wednesday 1.30 pm to 5.30 pm

This course will be delivered face-to-face in a classroom-based setting which includes the
simulation of workplace based environment.
The course is delivered at:
 Unit 3C Level 3 40 Raymond Street Bankstown NSW 2200

Students may apply for recognition of existing qualifications or skills, knowledge and experience (credit transfer or recognition of prior learning) as per the information included in our Student Handbook which can be emailed to you.

The granting of course credit may affect course fees as well as the duration of the course. The result of an application for credit and any changes to fees or course duration will be advised to students in writing.

The costs for this course are as follows:

Enrolment fee: $250 (non-refundable to be paid on application)
Course fees: Total cost is AUD$8,750
Non-Tuition fees: May apply and can be found at
A detailed payment plan and payment arrangements are provided in the letter of offer and
written agreement. Excel College Australia protects fees in advance by only collecting $1500
or less at one time. Course fees do not include computer software or textbooks which are to
be purchased at the student’s own cost. Non-payment of course fees may result in
cancellation of enrolment.  Further details about payment terms and conditions are included
in our Student Handbook which can be emailed to you or viewed on our web site.

Name of Publication
Business Communication
Handbook, 10 th Edition,
Cengage Learning Australia —-   Cengage Learning (

Skin Deep Learning Certificate
II in Retail Cosmetics Learning
Resources —–Skin Deep Learning(

These textbooks may be purchased by students through the publishers or any other
bookshops or online providers that offer these publications.
Students must also supply their own laptop with Microsoft Office software e.g. Office 365
Personal that includes Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Publisher.


The SHB20116 Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics requires the successful completion of ten
(10) core units and five (5) elective units. Electives for this qualification have been chosen by
Excel College Australia to ensure that students achieve a broad range of skills and
knowledge in retail cosmetics.
The course structure is as follows noting that Excel College operates rolling enrolments and
students may join at any stage of the course as there no prerequisites for any units.
Term 1
BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others – Core

SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirements
within a personal services environment – Core

SHBBMUP001 Apply eyelash extensions – Elective


To enroll for this course an enrolment form must be completed. which can be emailed or posted to students or downloaded from our website. The enrolment form should be completed and then sent to us along with all of the required documentation.

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