Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics (Release 1)



Certificate II

Begin your journey in the makeup sector with our Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics course. Under the guidance of skilled professionals, you’ll learn a selection of expertise to excel in the dynamic beauty retail environment. Develop skills in selling, illustrating, and using cosmetic products to industry standards. Start your career on the right path with Study In Pty Ltd.

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Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics (Release 1)


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The certificate II in retail cosmetics is a beginner level qualification towards the make-up sector. You will learn a selection of expertise beneath the direction of our skilled professionals to start a job within the dynamic beauty retail environment. The program has been designed for those looking to develop skills and knowledge to sell, illustrate and use cosmetic products to a sector standard.

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Why Study the SHB20116 Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics?

Unlock your potential and kickstart your career in the dynamic beauty retail environment with the SHB20116 Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics. This beginner-level qualification is your gateway to the exciting world of makeup and cosmetic sales. Under the guidance of our experienced professionals, you’ll learn a range of skills to excel in this industry. The program is designed to equip you with the necessary knowledge and expertise to sell, demonstrate, and apply cosmetic products to industry standards. Whether you aspire to work in a modest boutique or a large organization, this qualification prepares you to hit the ground running in any setting.
This qualification mirrors the role of retail personnel involved in a outlined range of tasks to market and display beauty or cosmetic products. They stick to acknowledged routines and operations and function under direct supervision.
You should give a scope of proof to help your assessor to settle on a choice about your ability. The sorts of proof you might be approached to give can include:
  • ID
  • Resume
  • Payslips/work contract/ABN if self-employed
  • Letter of Employment
  • Current employment contracts
  • Letters of reference
  • Videos or photos of your work.
  • Evidence of overseas qualifications.
  • Transcripts or assessments from related previous qualifications.
  • Apprenticeship papers.
  • Safe work method statements
  • Job safety analysis
  • Job cards
  • Maintenance reports and service sheets
  • Quotes/invoices and stock orders
For a student, it is crucial to know the occupation he/she will eligible once finish a qualification successfully. If you complete this qualification, you will able to work with this role.
  • Cosmetic retail sales assistant

15 units must be completed:

  • 10 core units
  • 5 elective units, consisting of:
  • 3 units from the list below
  • 2 units from the list below, elsewhere in the SHB Training Package, or any other current Training Package or accredited course.

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.

Core Units


Contribute to health and safety of self and others


Advise on beauty products and services


Design and apply make-up


Conduct salon financial transactions


Recommend products and services


Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment


Communicate as part of a salon team


Produce visual merchandise displays


Organise personal work requirements


Sell to the retail customer

Elective Units


Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices


Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement


Apply eyelash extensions


Research and apply beauty industry information


Pierce ear lobes


Receive and handle retail stock

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