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Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics - TAFE at School

Pre-apprenticeship Description

Establish the skills and experience you need to excel as a retail sales consultant in the beauty and cosmetic industry with this entry-level qualification. This course will give students a feel for what it will be like to work in cosmetics sales, providing hands-on lessons and tasks. Demand for sales assistants is expected to grow, with over 50,000 new positions set to be available over the next five years. This course is designed to give you an edge in the market, setting you up with skills that elevate you above the competition. Offering practical training that will provide you with a hands-on experience, our experienced educators will teach you how to design and apply make-up, offer advice on beauty products and services, and sell to the retail customer. You will also learn to communicate as part of a salon team and conduct salon financial transactions. Successfully completing this qualification will give you a taste of what you can expect in the retail cosmetic industry while giving the skills you need to boost your employment opportunities.

Eligibility Requirements

Students should contact their School Careers Officer. Students must be in Year 10, 11 or 12.

Contact Information

Pre-apprenticeship Contact Name

TAFE Queensland Gold Coast


(07) 5581 8300


Pre-apprenticeship address

91-99 Scarborough Street
Southport QLD 4215

Pre-apprenticeship Start Date

2 February 2018

Hours Per Week

7 hours


48 weeks



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