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Health, Beauty and Fitness

Having a passion for working with people to make positive changes to their lives means a career in Health, Beauty and Fitness could be your ideal vocation.

These qualifications provide you with a range of skills to work in a variety of roles providing direct services for clients that include: Nursing, beauty therapy, group fitness instructor, personal trainer, hairdressing, barbering, health services, remedial massage, sterilisation services.

The Health, Beauty and Fitness industry is becoming an increasingly interesting field to work in. Also, our Mandurah and Murdoch campuses allow beauty and massage students to get hands-on practical experience during their study in open-to-the-public clinics.

Looking for literacy and numeracy entry pathways to health courses?
Please visit our English, Languages and Foundation Studies area for courses to help you get ready for a health career.

Plan your study pathway in Health, Beauty and Fitness.

^ You will pay half price for the course fees on the Lower fees, local skills qualifications, however other fees may apply such as for resources that are specifically needed for your course.
National ID: S0124P
State ID: S0124P
Industry Creative Industries
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Advanced Cosmetic Tattooing Techniques

Build on your cosmetic tattooing skills and knowledge with this advanced short course.

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Want to build on your cosmetic tattooing skills and knowledge? 

Become an advanced cosmetic tattooist with this short course.

If you have previously completed the following 2 units then you are eligible to enrol into this course;

  • SHBBSKS003 Design and Provide Cosmetic Tattooing
  • SHBBINF001 Maintain Infection Control Standards

Course overview:

  •  Tattooing Corrections with Camouflage pigments
  •  Eyebrow – ombre design
  •  Feather touch eyebrow design 
  •  Full Lip shading technique 
  •  Advanced Eyeliner Technique
  •  Colour Theory – Study of Pigments with Different Fitzpatrick Skin Types
  • History of Pigments and Safety of Pigments
  •  Allergies associated with pigments
  • Marketing

You are required to provide models for practice and assessments. This will be advised by your lecturer at the first class. The cosmetic tattoo machine previously purchased in the GAB38 Cosmetic Tattooing Skill Set is used in this short course. All other learning material is included in your course. Free parking is available. Security is present on the premises for evening classes.  You will need to be able to speak and understand English.

Course requirements: 

  • Black pants and black top with closed in shoes
  • Hair must be off the face and tied up if long
  • 2 large white towels, 1 hand towel
  • A camera or mobile phone to take before and after photos
  • Note book and pen

Next dates for delivery

Murdoch: Term 1: Thursdays 18 February to 25 March, 6pm - 9pm

Murdoch Term 2: Thursdays 6 May to 10 June, 6pm - 9pm

Fees

$2,195

Short course
National ID: S0140P
State ID: S0140P
Industry Creative Industries
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Advanced Eye Makeup Techniques

Go further with specialised makeup skills, building on the skills learnt in our Makeup Artistry skills set.

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This short course gives you additional specialised eye makeup techniques following on from the Makeup Artistry skills set at SM TAFE. It enables you to work as a freelance makeup artist or in a hair and beauty salon performing makeup. Students are required to have completed a makeup course to have basic makeup knowledge before enrolling into this course.

Course outline:

  • Cut creases on eye lids and surrounding area
  • Lower lash line cut
  • Advanced Eye liner techniques
  • Advanced lash application
  • Refresh on colour wheel and colour harmony

Students in this course use MAC Cosmetics, Kryolan and Dermalogica skincare.

On successful completion of this short course students will achieve a Participation Certificate.

Students are required to provide models, this will be advised by your lecturer prior to your first class. Students are also required to practice their skills at home during this course.

Course requirements:

  • Makeup brushes are to be supplied by the student from previous makeup course
  • All products are provided for each class. MAC, Kryolan and Dermalogica.
  • Students are required to bring a black hand towel, tweezers, wear black pants and black top with enclosed shoes
  • Hair must be tied back neatly and professional presentation of makeup is required
  • Students are recommended to bring a camera or mobile phone to take before and after photos
  • Models will be required for practical classes – this information will be provided by your lecturer
  • Students will be supplied with learning material via Blackboard

Course induction material provided on the first night with all learning material to match your course.

Free parking. Security is present on the premises for evening classes: 6pm-9pm

Students are required to be able to speak and understand English.

Next dates for delivery

Mandurah: Wednesdays 19 May and 26 May, 6pm - 9pm
Murdoch: Tuesdays 18 May and 25 May, 6pm - 9pm

Fees

$370.00 (no concession available)

Short course
National ID: SHB30516
State ID: AZZ5
Industry Creative Industries
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Certificate III in Barbering

Learn how to become a barber while still working as hairdressing apprentice. This course is offered one day a week at our training salon.

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Want to be a cut above the rest?

Do you want to become a barber? This qualification is delivered on campus one day a week, so it allows you to study while working at a hairdressing salon as an apprentice

Gain these skills:

  • sales, consultation and technical skills
  • broad range of barbering services to clients
  • using discretion and judgement to provide client services
  • taking responsibility for work outcomes

You will be required to participate in our Student Training Salon that is open to the public,  with real, paying clients. This qualification provides a pathway to work as a barber in any industry environment, usually a barber-shop or salon.

Recognition of Prior Learning is available for this qualification to qualified hairdressers.

Certificate III
National ID: SHB30115
State ID: AWO7
Industry Creative Industries
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Certificate III in Beauty Services

Gain the skills and knowledge to work across a broad range of positions in the beauty industry. Train in a student beauty clinic.

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Ready to give your career a makeover?

Gain the skills and knowledge to work across a broad range of positions in the vibrant and exciting beauty industry.  This course is available to start in term 4, 2020.

Learn a range of skills including:

  • Lash and brow treatments
  • Manicure and pedicure design
  • Apply makeup
  • Lash extension
  • Waxing
  • Tanning

You will learn how to perform client consultations and advise on beauty products and services. Train in our modern, well equipped beauty clinic using a wide range of professional products and technologies. 

This course provides you with a pathway to higher qualifications such as Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy or Diploma of Beauty Therapy. 

Speak with a coordinator or program manager if you do not meet eligible entry criteria.

Term 4 classes are Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 9am-3:30pm.

Not available for semester 1, 2021 entry.

 

Certificate III
National ID: SHB40115
State ID: AWO5
Industry Creative Industries
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy

Learn the skills and beauty treatments to become a beauty therapist. Train in a student beauty clinic.

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Are you ready for a beautiful career?

When you complete the Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy you will be looking at a career as a beauty therapist.

Some of the skills and treatments you will learn are:

  • Facials and specialised facials
  • Body massage
  • Waxing
  • Lash and brows
  • Makeup application
  • Spray tanning
  • Eye lash extensions
  • Retail and sales operations

Our product training is lead by industry specialists and we also teach the latest beauty trends.

You will also have the opportunity to apply your skills in our Hair, Beauty & Massage Student Clinics.

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This course can provide a pathway into dermal science and nursing. 

Certificate IV
National ID: SHB50115
State ID: AWO6
Industry Creative Industries
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
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Diploma of Beauty Therapy

Learn the dermal science behind beauty therapy including laser skin and hair removal.

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Are you interested in the science behind beauty?

The beauty industry is rapidly evolving to accommodate latest technologies - and a large part of this is laser skin and hair removal.  This area of work requires therapists to have specialised dermal qualifications.  South Metropolitan TAFE is proud to be the first TAFE in Western Australia to offer this certification, the Dermal Science of Beauty Diploma.  This diploma opens graduates to a range of employment opportunities, as well as advanced dermal science qualifications.

You will be trained by industry specialists in the latest dermal cosmeceutical skin care. This course has STEM skills with a focus on technology and science in addition to the creativity of beauty care.

Gain these skills

  • microdermabrasion
  • specialised skin peels 
  • IPL and laser safety protocols
  • facials and specialised facials
  • make-up
  • body massage
  • waxing
  • lash and brow treatments
  • aromatherapy
  • spray tanning
  • lash extensions
  • skills in retail and sales operations
  • reflexology
  • Indian head massage
  • hot stone massage

On completion of this course you will gain the Laser Safety Officers Certificate required to perform IPL and laser treatments in a salon or clinic.

Work in specialist, open to the public clinics on campus

You will have the opportunity to apply your skills in our Hair, Beauty & Massage Student Clinics.

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Diploma
National ID: S0272P
State ID: S0272P
Industry Creative Industries
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Brow Lamination

Learn the latest techniques in brow styling trends with this course specialising in lamination.

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Advance your employability skills and build your treatment menu

Brow lamination is an on trend technique for redefining eyebrows through straightening and lifting  by a specialised chemical process. This treatment is fantastic for those clients who have unruly/wiry hair or clients who need the appearance of more volume to their brow.  

This course gives you skills in the latest brow trends and is an excellent add on to our brow and lash styling short courses. Along with the eye lash extension course, you will learn all the necessary skills to be a lash and brow queen!

Next dates for delivery

Mandurah:

  • Monday 29 March, 6pm – 8pm,
  • Monday 14 June 6pm – 9pm

Murdoch:

  • Monday 29 March, 6pm – 8pm
  • Monday 14 June, 6pm – 9pm

Fees

$295.00

 

 

Short course
National ID: S0301P
State ID: S0301P
Industry Creative Industries
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Brow Stylist

Become a brow stylist and learn the latest eyebrow techniques from beauty experts.

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This short course will train students in brow styling, this includes shaping, basic waxing, tinting, lash lifting and henna. This course has been designed to meet the beauty industry demand for brow stylists to work in the industry.

Students will learn the latest techniques and skills from qualified beauty trainers who are currently working in the beauty industry. This course requires fine hand and eye coordination and attention to detail.

Students are required to provide models, this will be advised by your lecturer on your first class.

Course induction material provided on the first night with all learning material to match your course.

Next dates for delivery

Mandurah Term 1: Mondays 8 February to 22 March (excluding public holiday on 1 March) 6pm - 9pm
Murdoch Term 1: Monday 8 February to 22 March and Monday 3 May to 17 May  6pm - 9pm
Mandurah Term 2: Mondays 19 April to 31 May (excluding public holiday on 26 April) 6pm - 9pm
Murdoch Term 2: Mondays 19 April to 31 May (excluding public holiday on 26 April) 6pm - 9pm

Free parking. Security is present on the premises for evening classes.

Students are required to be able to speak and understand English.

Fees

$636

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Short course
State ID: GAB38
Industry Creative Industries
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Cosmetic Tattooing Skill Set

Become a certified cosmetic tattooist on completion of this industry-relevant course.

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Want to work as a certified cosmetic tattooist?

You will learn to: 

  • Eye liner tattoo
  • Eye brow tattoo
  • Eye brow design
  • Lip line tattoo
  • Tattoo pigment
  • Skin analysis
  • Fitzpatrick types
  • Colour theory for cosmetic tattoo application
  • Plus gain knowledge in infection control and topical anaesthetic application

Students are required to provide models for practice and assessments. This will be advised by your lecturer at the first class.

A cosmetic tattoo kit for class and home use plus all other learning material is included in your course.

Free parking is available. Security is present on the premises for evening classes.

Students are required to be able to speak and understand English.

Course outline:

Students will receive a Statement of Attainment for the following units:

  • SHBBSKS003 Design and Provide Cosmetic Tattooing
  • SHBBINF001 Maintain Infection Control Standards

Other requirements:

  • Black pants and black top with closed in shoes
  • Hair must be off the face and tied up if long
  • 2 large white towels, 1 hand towel
  • A camera or mobile phone to take before and after photos
  • Note book and pen

Next dates for delivery

Murdoch: Tuesdays 2 March to 1 June, 6pm - 9pm

Mandurah: Wednesdays 3 March to 26 May, 6pm - 9pm

Fees

$2,044.55

Skill set
National ID: S0178P
State ID: S0178P
Industry Creative Industries
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Dermaplaning

Advance your employability skills and build your treatment menu with our dermaplaning workshops.

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Advance your employability skills and build your treatment menu with our dermaplaning workshops.

Pre – Requisite: Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy or Diploma of Beauty Therapy or qualified enrolled / registered nurse qualified

Dermaplaning is a growing treatment within salons and dermal clinics due to its amazing and visible results. Dermaplaning is the use of a single use, sterile surgical scalpel/blade to manually remove fine vellus hair and excess dead skin cells of the stratum corneum to enable increased penetration of products and treatments leaving the skin smooth and glowing.

Dermaplaning can treat a variety of skin concerns including fine lines, dull skin, dry skin, blocked pores and lifted pigmentation and leaves the epidermis intact without damage to the stratum corneum.

This course is essential for anyone wishing to perform Dermaplaning and advance their aesthetic skin treatment knowledge.

This course will cover:

  • The Structure of the skin
  • Treatment Indications and contra-indications
  • Consultation process
  • Benefits of Dermaplaning
  • Advantages / disadvantages
  • Pre and post treatment protocols

Course induction material provided on the day with all learning material to match your course. A dermaplaning kit is included in this course.

Students will receive a Certificate of Attendance on completion.

Students are required to be able to speak and understand English.

Free parking is available on campus. Security is present on the premises for evening classes.

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Upcoming dates:

Murdoch 
  • Monday 9 November, 6pm to 9pm
Short course
National ID: S0280P
State ID: S0280P
Industry Creative Industries
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Eyelash Extensions

Learn the basics of lash extensions with this short course for the beauty industry.

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This short course will train students in how to apply, refill and remove eyelash extensions for added length and thickness of natural lashes. This course has been designed to meet the beauty industry demand for lash extensions to work in the industry.

Students will learn the latest techniques and skills from qualified beauty trainers who are currently working in the beauty industry. This course requires fine hand and eye coordination and attention to detail.

Students are required to provide models, this will be advised by your lecturer on your first class.

This course delivers Classic Lash training only.

Students who have completed this course or equivalent are able to enrol into the Volume Eye Lash Extensions course which includes Volume and Hybrid Lashes.

Course induction material with all learning material is provided to match your course. 

Next dates for delivery

Mandurah Term 1: Tuesday 23 February - 30 March 6pm to 9pm 

Murdoch Term 1: Wednesday 24 February - 31 March 6pm to 9pm

Mandurah Term 2: Tuesday 4 May - 8 June 6pm to 9pm

Murdoch Term 2: Wednesday 5 May - 9 June 2021 6pm to 9pm

Fees

$515

Short course
National ID: SIS30315
State ID: AWN5
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Certificate III in Fitness

Work in the fitness industry straight away on completion of this certificate.

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Do you want to get physical?

In one semester you can gain a Certificate III in Fitness, and work in the fitness industry straight away. The Certificate III teaches you the skills and knowledge required to be a gym instructor and group exercise instructor.

You will be able to assess fitness levels, design effective training programs, and deliver fun, high-energy, group exercise sessions. You will also learn about anatomy, healthy eating, and how to work with older adults and children.

Our graduates are highly regarded in the fitness industry for having depth of knowledge, and well practiced skills that can't be developed during a short course or online.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to:

  • Apply anatomy and physiology principles to fitness
  • Assess fitness levels 
  • Conduct health screening
  • Plan and deliver fitness, endurance, and group exercise programs
  • Provide first aid
  • Understand workplace safety and health

 

Certificate III
National ID: SIS40215
State ID: AWN7
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Certificate IV in Fitness

Become a qualified personal trainer or launch your successful fitness career.

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Does your dream career involve a lot of exercise?

The Certificate IV in Fitness gives you the skills and knowledge you need to be a qualified personal trainer.

You will learn how to run your own business, work with teens, and conduct group and outdoor personal training. You will also learn how to apply the skills of functional anatomy and strength and conditioning techniques to your training programs.

Many of our graduates go on to have successful fitness careers, working as trainers in gyms, outdoors, or even owning their own studio.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to:

  • apply anatomy and physiology principles to fitness
  • assess fitness levels
  • work with medical and allied health professionals
  • apply motivational psychology to health and fitness goals
  • conduct biomechanical posture screening
  • plan and deliver personal and group exercise programs
  • deliver exercise programs for seniors
  • understand workplace safety and health practice
Certificate IV
National ID: SHB30416
State ID: BAA1
Industry Creative Industries
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Certificate III in Hairdressing

This course is all you need to become a qualified hairdresser today.

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Are you ready for hair stylish career?

When you complete the Certificate III in Hairdressing you will be a cut above the rest as a hairdresser.

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to cut hair using clippers or scissors, to shampoo, condition and rinse hair and dry and style hair using brushes, combs, rollers and other equipment.

You will also learn skills to operate a cash register and computer, perform reception duties such as answering telephone calls, making appointments, and write up client record cards.

You will have the opportunity to apply your skills in our Hair, Beauty & Massage Student Clinics.

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Certificate III
National ID: HLT33115
State ID: AWJ4
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Certificate III in Health Services Assistance

Become a healthcare worker and enjoy a fast-paced and exciting career.

Do you have what it takes to care for people?

This course will prepare you to become a health care worker. This is an active, physical career which provides assistance to healthcare staff and clients.

This course includes online study. Computers are available in SM TAFE libraries to assist those who don't have internet or a computer access. You will need to have basic computer skills to be able to complete this course.

You will be required to have the following checks prior to work placement.

  • National Police Clearance (Form available at the post office. Needs to be completed and submitted to post office asap)
  • Working With Children Check (Form will be given to you at orientation)
  • Medical screening and immunisations (Form will be given to you at orientation)
  • Uniform is a requirement for this course (This requirement will be discussed on the first day. Uniform is navy blue scrub top and pants, with closed in shoes.)

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Certificate III
National ID: HLT33115
State ID: AA72
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Certificate III in Health Services Assistance (Assisting in Nursing Work in Acute Care)

Provide healthcare services in acute care settings as an assistant to a nurse or medical practitioner.

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Are you interested in working in acute care settings?

 

Health Services Assistance is a physically demanding career which provides assistance to professional healthcare staff for the care of clients.

You will have direct contact with clients and assist them with personal care, communication, mobility and rehabilitation. You will be required to implement programs and procedures to maximise client well being. Acting as an assistant to a nurse or medical practitioner, your working environment can be varied. You may need to work shift hours and will need to use equipment designed for manual handling. This course has a focus on mental health and includes Department of Health units for acute care settings.

Students can expect to attend campus for Tuesday and Thursday classes, 8am to 2.30pm.

You will be required to have the following checks prior to work placement. All forms and information will be emailed to you on enrolment.

  • National Police Clearance (Form available at the post office. Needs to be completed and submitted to a post office)
  • Working With Children Check
  • Medical screening and immunisations

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Certificate III
State ID: GAB81
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Online

Laser Safety Officer

Learn to safely deliver IPL and laser treatments as per Australian safety standards and work towards your Western Australia Radiological Council exemption certificate.

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The Laser Safety Officer Certificate is a prerequisite for laser licensing in Western Australia, Queensland and Tasmania and is required to gain laser licensing exemptions for use of laser in treating patients.

This is a theory-based online course about the health and safety guidelines of IPL and Laser treatment and the required safety standards as outlined by the Radiation Safety Act 1999.

The unit is government accredited and recognised by the Western Australia Radiological Council as a laser safety course. Non-medical practitioners may be able to use lasers for cosmetic procedures with a current exemption licence. An exemption licence still requires an application to the Radiological Council and an exemption certificate to be issued.

The unit reflects the safety guidelines, for a broad range of clinic intense pulsed light and laser dermal applications, expressed in the following Australian and New Zealand safety standards:

  • AS/NZS 4173:2018 Safe use of lasers and intense light sources in health care
  • AS/NZS IEC 60825.1:2014 Safety of laser products – Part 1: Equipment classification and requirements
  • AS/NZS 1336:2014 Eye and face protection – Guidelines.

The use of intense pulsed light and laser is subject to legislation, regulation and licensing in some Australian states and territories. 

Gain these skills:

  • Identify health and safety requirements for intense pulsed light and laser hair reduction treatments
  • Assess and control safety risks in the treatment environment
  • Assess and control safety risks to practitioner and client
  • Respond to health and safety risks in the IPL/LASER environment

Course duration:  This course is delivered online, self-paced over 4 weeks. Assessment is based on a written knowledge and will be completed online. 

Semester 1, 2021 dates:

  • 1 February - 22 February
  • 8 March - 29 March
  • 19 April - 10 May
  • 24 May - 14 June

Fees

  • Standard $305
Skill set
State ID: GAA19
Industry Creative Industries
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Makeup Artistry Skill Set

This course enables you to work as a freelance makeup artist or in a hair or beauty salon performing makeup.

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This course enables you to work as a freelance makeup artist or in a hair or beauty salon performing makeup.

Students learn how to:

  • design and apply day makeup
  • evening, bridal and photographic makeup
  • how to analyse face shapes
  • apply colour principles and design
  • contouring and highlighting techniques
  • eyeshadow shading techniques to create fashion, bridal and photographic designs

This course also covers current makeup trends, latest design techniques and how to consult with clients to meet their needs at a commercial level.

This course enables you to work as a freelance makeup artist or in a hair or beauty salon performing makeup.

Students in this course are trained with MAC Cosmetics, Kryolan and learn to use Dermalogica skincare.

On successful completion of this course students will have achieved national recognised units of competence which are part of the new SHB30215 Certificate III in Makeup Services qualification.

Students are required to provide models, this will be advised by your lecturer on your first class. Students are also required to practice their skills at home during this course.

Course induction material provided on the first night with all learning material to match your course.

Free parking. Security is present on the premises for evening classes: 6-9pm

Students are required to be able to speak and understand English.

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Course Outline:

  • SHBBMUP002 Design and apply make-up
  • SHBBMUP003 Design and apply make-up for photography
  • SHBBMUP004 Design and apply remedial camouflage make-up

Other requirements:

  • Student are required to have access to a computer,be able to read and understand English.
  • Basic Makeup Brush Set Included
  • All products are provided for each class. MAC, Kryolan, Mehron and Dermalogica.
  • Students are required to bring a black hand towel, tweezers, wear black pants and black top with enclosed shoes
  • Hair must be tied back neatly and professional presentation of makeup is required
  • Students are recommended to bring a camera or mobile phone to take before and after photos
  • Models will be required for practical classes – this information will be provided in your first class
  • Students will be supplied with learning material

Next dates for delivery

  • Mandurah: Tuesdays 23 February to 30 March, 6-9pm
  • Murdoch: Tuesdays 23 February to 11 May (holidays 6 April and 13 April), 6-9pm

Fees

  • Standard $885.80 
  • Concession $595.95
Skill set
National ID: S0264P
State ID: S0264P
Industry Creative Industries
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Men's Cutting and Grooming

In just ten weeks you can diversify your skills by becoming a specialist in men's hair design and grooming.

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Advance and diversify your skills by becoming a specialist in men's hair design and grooming.

In just 10 weeks (3 hours per week) you will learn to:

  • Provide men's grooming
  • Perform close shaves
  • Design moustaches and beards for the modern man
  • Creative tracking and carving

Monday 7 September - 16 November 2020
Time: 6-9pm
Cost: $580

You must be a qualified hairdresser or achieving your qualification in hairdressing through an apprentice arrangement. 

Short course
State ID: GAB52
Industry Creative Industries
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Nail Technology Skill Set

Learn the skills and knowledge to apply, maintain and remove acrylic and gel nails, and advanced nail art.

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Develop the practical skills and knowledge to care for and enhance the appearance of nails. 

Learn the skills and knowledge to apply, maintain and remove acrylic and gel nails, apply advanced nail art and the use of the electric drill. You will learn how to consult with clients, select suitable products and techniques and apply nail enhancements that include overlays, refills, tips and French.  

Learn how to:

  • Apply gel nail enhancements
  • Apply acrylic nail enhancements
  • Apply nail art
  • Use electric file equipment for nail services
  • Apply advanced nail art
  • Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices

Course induction material is provided on the first night. All course materials including a nail kit for home and class use is included in your course.

On successful completion of this course students will have achieved national recognised units of competence which are part of the SHB30315 Certificate III in Nail Technology qualification.

Free parking. Security is present on the premises for evening classes.

Requirements:

  • Access to a computer
  • 2 hand towels
  • Students are required to wear black pants and black top with enclosed shoes
  • Hair must be tied back neatly and professional presentation is required
  • Models will be required for practical classes – this information will be provided in your first class

Next dates for delivery

Mandurah: Tuesdays 23 February to 1 June (holidays 6 April and 13 April), 6pm - 9pm

Murdoch: Wednesdays 24 February to 2 June (holidays 7 April and 14 April), 6pm - 9pm

Fees

  • Standard $823.12
  • Concession $400.28

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Skill set
National ID: HLT54115
State ID: AYZ3
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
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Diploma of Nursing

Become an enrolled nurse today and make a difference in a range of healthcare settings. Train in a simulated hospital ward with state-of-the-art medical equipment.

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Future proof your career by joining one of the most in demand professions- nursing!

As an enrolled nurse you can make a difference in a range of health care settings including hospitals, health clinics, community organisations or residential care. 

You will train in our simulated hospital ward with state-of-the-art medical equipment.  This Diploma will teach you how to be an Enrolled nurse by providing skills and knowledge in human biology, chemistry, medical terminology, medicines and how to deal with a range of people from different backgrounds.

You'll gain skills that are relevant to current industry trends and practices and on completion you will be able to:

  • Assist in the provision of preventative, curative and rehabilitative nursing
  • Understand anatomy and physiology
  • Understand and implement infection control
  • Provide nursing care for the client
  • Understand legal and ethical parameters
  • Promote positive health
  • Understand health issues of Indigenous Australians
  • Contribute to the nutritional and mental health care of the clients

On completion of the Diploma of Nursing you can gain employment in the health industry. 

Entry to the Diploma of Nursing is very competitive. It is recommended that you discuss your application with a career development adviser. As part of an application for this course you will be required to sit and pass a 2 hour test on literacy and numeracy.

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This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 July 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 (plus resource fee) if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

Diploma
National ID: 52831WA
State ID: BCY91
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
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Certificate IV in Preparation for Health and Nursing Studies

Become a nurse! This course provides the academic knowledge for entry into the Diploma of Nursing.

Are you ready for a life-saving and caring career?

When you complete the Certificate IV in Preparation for Health and Nursing Studies you'll be a step closer to a career as an enrolled nurse.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to ease comfortably into studying nursing. You will learn about anatomy, physiology, and microbiology, medical terminology, applied mathematics, physics and chemistry, as well as study skills.

The Certificate IV in Preparation for Health and Nursing Studies provides the academic knowledge for entry into the Diploma of Nursing.

Study to suit busy lifestyles

Nursing study can be very competitive and finding time to study can be a challenge when you need to work, but we have found a way for you to do both with our part-time night courses at Bentley, Rockingham and now Mandurah campuses. Our part time options involve a blended delivery mix of online study and face-to-face at campus in our nursing facilities. 

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This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 (plus resource fee) if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

Certificate IV
National ID: HLT52015
State ID: AWI6
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Half price^
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Diploma of Remedial Massage

Want a hands-on career? A rewarding career in remedial massage could be just what you're looking for.

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Want a hands-on career?

Remedial massage therapists are in demand thanks to an increased trend for multi-disciplinary health care.

Our Diploma of Remedial Massage students learn from industry experts who are passionate about the body, healing and awakening students’ interest in the musculoskeletal system and treatment options to improve clients’ health and wellbeing.

You will train in a student massage clinic to meet the 200 hours of clinical supervised practice, which is located in the Murdoch health precinct next to Fiona Stanley and St John of God Hospitals.

You will learn several different types of massage including:

  • deep tissue
  • trigger point
  • manual lymph drainage
  • myofascial
  • PNF
  • pre and post-natal pregnancy massage
  • specialised treatments for people with chronic health disease.

You will also have the opportunity to participate in elite sporting events such as HBF Fun Run to apply sports massage treatments. Once you graduate you can work with clients presenting with soft tissue dysfunction, musculoskeletal imbalance or restrictions in range of motion. You will also learn specialised pregnancy massage so you can perform safe and accredited pre and post-natal massage. 

On completion you will be eligible to apply for all private health care provider numbers (including Medibank) through nationally accredited massage associations. 

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This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 July 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 (plus resource fee) if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

Diploma
National ID: SHB20216
State ID: BAA3
Industry Creative Industries
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Certificate II in Salon Assistant

Get the skills to impress potential employers as a salon assistant, on your way to becoming a hairdresser.

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Ready for a stylish career?

When you complete the Certificate II In Salon Assistant you'll have skills to impress potential employers as a salon assistant, on your way to becoming a hairdresser.

You will have the opportunity to apply your skills in our  student Hair, Beauty & Massage Student Clinics working on real clients.

Gain these skills in our salon:

  • shampooing
  • colouring
  • braiding
  • maintaining hairdressing tools
  • scheduling appointments
  • merchandising
  • workplace health and safety

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Certificate II
National ID: S0153P
State ID: S0153P
Industry Creative Industries
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Skin Needling Workshop (Collagen Induction Therapy)

Advance your employability skills and build your treatment menu with our skin needling workshops. Explore this growing treatment trend today.

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Advance your employability skills and build your treatment menu with our upcoming Skin Needling Workshops. Skin needling is a growing treatment within salons and dermal clinics due to its visible results.

Skin Needling, also referred to as; Percutaneous Collagen Induction (PCI), Collagen Induction Therapy (CIT), Dermal Rolling or Dermal Stamping all involve creating a microscopic pin-prick wound with a needle device creating tiny channels into the epidermis engaging the body’s natural wound healing response. Skin Needling is a procedure for the reduction of wrinkles, thin skin density, hyper-pigmentation, photoageing, scars, and stretch marks.

Skin Needling leaves the epidermis intact without damage to the stratum corneum. It promotes wound healing while encouraging an even deposition of collagen and elastin.

This course is essential for anyone wishing to perform Skin Needling and advance their aesthetic skin treatment knowledge.

This course will cover:

  • The Wound Healing Process
  • Skin Needling Depths and Different Interactions
  • Treatment Indications and contra-indications
  • Consultation process
  • Treatment Parameters and Protocols

Students will receive a Certificate of Attendance on completion.

Students are required to be able to speak and understand English.

Prerequisite: Certificate IV in beauty therapy or Diploma of beauty therapy, or qualified enrolled / Registered Nurse qualified. Students holding the following units;

  • SHBBSKS003 Design and Provide Cosmetic Tattooing &;
  • SHBBINF001 Maintain Infection Control Standards, from the Cosmetic Tattoo Skill Set from South Metropolitan TAFE can also enroll into this course.

Next dates for delivery

Mandurah: Monday 14 June, 9am to 3:30pm

Murdoch: Monday 31 May, 9am to 3:30pm 

Fees

$825.00

 

Short course
National ID: SIS40419
State ID: BEU6
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Certificate IV in Sport Development

Complete a Certificate IV in Sport Development and gain the practical skills and knowledge to coordinate, coach and officiate in a wide range of sports.

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Do you want to lead in the sports industry?

When you complete the Certificate IV in Sport Development you will have the practical skills and knowledge to coordinate, coach and officiate in a wide range of sports. 

Through the course of your studies you will gain the skills and knowledge to plan and conduct sport and recreation projects.  This could include activities for young people or athletes at school, or planning coaching sessions for junior sports.

Gain these skills:

  • Recruit volunteers
  • Seek sponsorships
  • Market to stakeholders
  • Understand health and safety principles, and sports law, for event purposes

As part of this qualification you will undertake a supervised work placement where you will apply the skills and knowledge you have learned.

Certificate IV
National ID: HLT37015
State ID: AWK3
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Certificate III in Sterilisation Services

On completion of the Certificate III in Sterilisation Services you will be ready for a career in a sterilisation department as an assistant or instrument technician.

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Are you ready for a spotless career that makes a real difference? 

When you complete the Certificate III in Sterilisation Services you will be ready for a career in a sterilisation service or department as an assistant, technician, or instrument technician.

This course covers a range of varied activities performed in a sterilising service or department.

This course is delivered by online study after a 3 day compulsory orientation. Computers are available in SM TAFE libraries to assist those who don't have internet or a computer access.

Students in this course will need to complete a 3 week compulsory work placement arranged by SM TAFE.

Core Skills Required  (321 KB) (PDF document - opens in a new tab)

Certificate III
National ID: HLT47015
State ID: AWN1
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Certificate IV in Sterilisation Services

Learn to manage a sterilisation department, for workers in the sterilisation industry.

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Step into a health care supervisory role

When you complete the Certificate IV in Sterilisation Services you will be better equipped in the management of a sterilisation department.

This course covers a range of varied activities performed in a sterilising service or department and is for managers and supervisors working in a sterilising department.

This course is delivered by online study after a 1 day compulsory orientation. Computers are available in SM TAFE libraries to assist those who don't have internet or a computer access.

Students in this course will complete their workplace competency manual at their usual sterilising workplace. Simulation sessions on campus are available Monday evenings, 4pm to 8pm for any student requiring assistance with assessments and practical-based competencies.

Certificate IV
National ID: S0312P
State ID: S0312P
Industry Creative Industries
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Volume Eyelash Extensions

Learn to apply Hybrid and 3D Volume eyelash extensions professionally.

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This short course will train students in how to apply, Hybrid and 3D Volume  eyelash extensions for added length and thickness of natural lashes. This course has been designed to meet the beauty industry demand for lash extensions to work in the industry.

Students will learn the latest techniques and skills from qualified beauty trainers who are currently working in the beauty industry. This course requires fine hand and eye coordination and attention to detail.

Students are to provide evidence of the previous qualification in; application, infill and removal of Classic Eyelash Extensions, either through South Metropolitan TAFE or equivalent, prior to enrolling into this course.

Students are required to provide one model week 1 and one model week 2 of the course at 7pm until 9pm

Course induction material with all learning material is provided to match your course.

Students will receive a Certificate of Participation on completion of this course.

Next dates for delivery

Mandurah Term 1: Tuesdays 20 April and 27 April, 6pm - 9pm
Murdoch Term 1: Wednesdays 21 April and 28 April, 6pm - 9pm
Mandurah Term 2: Tuesdays 15 June and 22 June, 6pm - 9pm
Murdoch Term 2: Wednesdays 16 June and 23 June, 6pm - 9pm

Fees

$225

South Metropolitan TAFE also offers the short course S0280P Eyelash Extensions which trains students in how to apply, refill and remove eyelash extensions for added length and thickness of natural lashes. 

Short course
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