VET Studies
VET Studies
Bright Classroom


Chisholm Institute of TAFE RTO 0260


VET in schools multiplies opportunities for students.  They enable students to complete a nationally recognised vocational qualification as well as contribute towards their VCE or VCAL Certificate. Classroom learning is combined with structured hands-on training and practice in industry. There are two progams offered in the area. They offer students the opportunity to undertake a Certificate II qualification while completing their VCE or VCAL studies. Study one day a week at Chisholm Institute and complete Certificate II in Retail Make-up and Skin Care followed by the Diploma in Specialist Make-Up (partical completion).

The Specialist Makeup course is for students who have already completed the Certificate II in Retail Makeup and Skin Care. The course structure is based on an integration of theory and practical skills. it includes:

  • Glamour - makeup for fashion and bridal
  • Stage / theatrical makeup
  • Special effects film and television makeup

Successful completion of this certificate can lead to employment prospects as a beauty therapist or makeup artist.

Course Code and Course Title

  • SHB30221 Certificate III in Makeup


  • Venue: Chisholm Institute of TAFE, Frankston campus
  • Time: One day per week (8.30 to 5.00 pm)

Entrance is via an occupational appraisal. Application appraisal forms will be posted to student after application is received online. This form must be returned directly to the Hair & Beauty department. Students are selected for the course according to their aptitude rating on the occupational appraisal for beauty services.

Special Requirements

  • Students are required to wear closed-toe shoes.
  • 80% attendance is required for successful completion of the program.

Structured Workplace Learning

Students need to complete 40 hours of structured work placement in industry as part of the course. This should be organised in consultation with Chisholm Institute Structured Workplace Learning complements the structured training undertaken at the school/Registered Training Organisation.  It provides the context for:

  • enhancement of skills development
  • practical application of industry knowledge
  • assessment of units of competence as determined by the training organisation
  • Increase of employment opportunities and marketability

Contribution to the VCE and VCAL

On completion of the program students are eligible for four credits towards their VCE or VCAL certificate, through block credit.

Further information on the increment process can be found on the VCAA website:

This program will also satisfy the learning outcomes for the VCAL Industry Specific and the Work Related Skills strand.

Units of Competency

Units delivered over 2 years may include


Unit of Competency Name

MSL913001A Communicate with other people
SIBBFAS201A Demonstrate retail skin care products
SIBXCCS201A Conduct financial transactions
SIRXCLM001A Organise and maintain
SIRXCOM001A Communicate in the workplace
SIBXFAS201A Design and apply make-up
SIRXIND001A Work effectively in a retail environment
SIRXMER001A Merchandise products
SIRXMER001A Apply safe working practices
SIRXRPK002A Recommend hair, beauty and cosmetic products and services
SIRXSL001A Sell products and services
SIRXMER005A Create a display
SIBXCCS202A Provide services to clients
BSBSUS201A Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
SIBXFAS202A Design and apply make-up for photography
SIBBFAS303A Design and apply remedial camouflage make-up

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Training and Employment Outcomes

Successful completion of the Certificate can lead to employment prospects as a

  • Beauty
  • Therapist or Make-up Artist.


  • Certificate III in Beauty Services
  • Certificate IV in Beauty Services
  • Diploma of Beauty Services

University Options

  • Bachelor of Health Science - Dermal Therapies