Short Courses

Accidental Counsellor

An Accidental Counsellor refers to anyone who is not employed as a trained counsellor, however finds themself in a counselling role as a result of conversations or requests for emotional support.
You could become a counsellor by chance as a: Frontline worker in an administration role, a Hairdresser, as a nurse, teacher, coach, youth worker, aged care professional, support worker, chaplain or complementary health practitioner etc.
This workshop is for anyone in a caring role providing informal guidance and counsel. The training will teach you an easily understandable and practical framework for effective counselling. Within the counselling process you will have the chance to try out some key counselling techniques in a safe and supportive environment.

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Accidental Counsellor - Port Macquarie
2 sessions - Wed 22 & 29 Aug 18
12:30 - 15:30
$130
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Accidental Counsellor - Port Macquarie
2 sessions - Wed 5 & 12 Sep 18
17:30 - 20:30
$130
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Fun with Nails

Do you love playing with nail polish .This workshop is all about colour and having fun. We teach you the skills to paint like a pro and decorate the nails using your creative flair, lots of bling and diamante’s involved also the creative art of hand drawn pictures.

Fun with Nails - Port Macquarie
Interested? Dates TBA
09:00 - 15:00
$165
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Hairdressing Pathway

Get aboard the Mid North Coast’s newest, funkiest, most boutique Hairdressing training course on offer. Join us in our new, real working salon training environment where you will work on real clientele. The select few will be trained by leading industry specialist educators. Our students will be able to access hands-on workshops, showcasing the latest techniques through specialised seminars with exclusive support from leaders from the world-wide Hairdressing Industry.
This training will turn you into a creative, technically skilled professional, ready for exciting new opportunities for work or for the world of salon ownership or management.

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To enrol in this course you require a Unique Student Identifier (USI).
 

Hairdressing Pathway - Port Macquarie
41 sessions - Mon,Tue,Wed 30 Aug - 5 Dec 18
09:00 - 16:00
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Trendz - Pierce Ears

To complete this unit you will be taught the relevant health and hygiene regulations, requirements and skin penetration legislations. It will include consulting with clients and agreeing on selection and placement of earrings. Included is recognising and managing contraindications and adverse effects.
participants in this course will, upon successful completion, receive a statement of attainment for SHBBSK001 Pierce Ear Lobes which is recognised by the Beauty Industry across Australia.

To enrol in this course you require a Unique Student Identifier (USI)

Trendz - Pierce Ears - Port Macquarie
2 sessions Tues 18 -Mon 24 Sept 18
17:30 - 21:30
$250
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Trendz - Eyelash extensions

This unit will give you the ability to be able to select suitable products and equipment to be able to apply eyelash extensions for added length and thickness of natural lashes, to consult with clients, and to meet client needs (this includes being able to perform infills and the removal of damaged eyelash extensions).
Ideal for Beauty therapists, retail assistants, and freelance makeup artists who work in beauty salons, retail cosmetic outlets, and settings that provide makeup services.
Participants in this course will, upon successful completion, receive a statement of attainment for SHBBMUP001 Apply eyelash extensions which is recognised by the Beauty Industry across Australia. 


To enrol in this course you require a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

Trendz - Eyelash extensions - Port Macquarie
3 sessions -Wed 16 May - 20 June
17:30 - 21:30
$400
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Trendz - Apply Makeup

This unit will give you the skills to conduct a full consultation. Analysing the client’s skin, face shape, performing a skin care routine for different types of skin including skin type, colour tone and undertone. Day, night and glamour makeup, plus application of false eyelashes. 
Participants in this course will, upon successful completion, receive a statement of attainment for SHBBMUP002 Design and apply make-up which is recognised by the Beauty Industry across Australia.

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This training is subsidised by the NSW Government - The listed price applies to students who are eligible for Community Service Obligation (CSO) funding.

If you answer yes to the following questions, you may be eligible:

  • 15 years old or over?
  • no longer at school?
  • living or working in NSW?
  • an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, Australian permanent humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen?
  • Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander or;
  • Government Benefit Recipient
 
If you answered 'Yes' to the questions above, please contact the College to confirm your eligiblity.

To enrol in this course you require a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

Trendz - Apply Makeup - Port Macquarie
12 sessions - Mon 22 Oct - Tues 27 Nov 18
17:30 - 21:30
$1200
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Trendz - Makeup for Photography

This unit will give you the skills and knowledge to be able to perform make up, while establishing areas of the face that require corrective makeup, for a photographic shoot whether in a studio or out on set.
Establishing conditions, settings and lighting. Establishing area of the face that require corrective makeup. Designing plans for client’s photographers or stylists.
Participants in this course will, upon successful completion, receive a statement of attainment for SHBBMUP003 Design and apply make up for photography which is recognised by the Beauty Industry across Australia.
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To enrol in this course you require a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

Trendz - Makeup for Photography - Port Macquarie
6 sessions -Mon 3 Dec - Tues 18 Dec 18
17:30 - 21:30
$400
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Trendz - Spray Tanning

Ever dreamt of a career in Beauty? Would you like to start a home or mobile tanning business?
This industry recognised unit involves selecting and applying cosmetic tanning products to achieve agreed outcomes, and safely applying them to achieve clients tanning requirements.
It will give you the skills and knowledge to determine the best products, colour and application techniques to be able to perform a spray tan.
Participants in this course will, upon successful completion, receive a statement of attainment for SHBBBOS001 Apply cosmetic tanning products which is recognised by the Beauty Industry across Australia.

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To enrol in this course you require a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

Trendz - Spray Tanning - Port Macquarie
10 - 19 September 2018
17:30 - 21:30
$300
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National Qualifications

Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics (SHB20116)

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.

Whilst we are not currently delivering Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics as a full qualification, a pathway program may be available for this industry through FSK10113 Certificate I in Access to Vocational Pathways, please contact the college for more information or download a sample flyer here

The abovementioned pathway program is subsidised by the NSW Government - If you answer 'Yes' to the following four questions you may be eligible for a concession and can check your fee HERE:

Are you:

  • 15 years old or over?
  • no longer at school?
  • living or working in NSW?
  • an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, Australian permanent humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen?

If you did not answer 'Yes' to all four questions, please contact SkillsLink Training directly, to determine your correct course fee.


To enrol in this qualification you require a Unique Student Identifier (USI).


 

Certificate III in Beauty Services (SHB30115)

SHB30115 Certificate III in Beauty Services covers everything you need to know to become a beauty therapist. Learn how to design and apply makeup, provide salon services to clients, and conduct salon business. 
This course is suitable for those seeking a career in beauty therapy, or anyone wishing to gain skills and knowledge as a hobby or small business opportunity.
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In order to address industry needs for graduates to possess stronger small business skills, students may be required to study BSB30115 Certificate III in Business (Beauty) parallel to this qualification with some credit transfers for units common to both qualifications
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This training is subsidised by the NSW Government - If you answer 'Yes' to the following four questions you are eligible for a concession and can check your fee HERE:

Are you:

  • 15 years old or over?
  • no longer at school?
  • living or working in NSW?
  • an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, Australian permanent humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen?

If you did not answer 'Yes' to all four questions, please contact SkillsLink Training directly, to determine your correct course fee.

To enrol in this qualification you require a Unique Student Identifier (USI).
 

Certificate III in Hairdressing (SHB30416)

Get aboard the Mid North Coast’s newest, funkiest, most boutique Hairdressing training course on offer. Join us in our new, real working salon training environment where you will work on real clientele. The select few will be trained by leading industry specialist educators. Our students will be able to access hands-on workshops, showcasing the latest techniques through specialised seminars with exclusive support from leaders from the world-wide Hairdressing Industry. This training will turn you into a creative, technically-skilled professional, ready for exciting new opportunities for work or for the world of salon ownership or management. Begin your long and rewarding career in this wonderful industry now. This 2 part Pathway program will be run over 12 months. Students are required to attend 3 days a week.

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SkillsLink Training offers a flexible RPL process, including recommending the most suitable pathway to match your skills, knowledge and experience.
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This training is partially subsidised by the NSW Government - If you answer 'Yes' to the following four questions you are eligible for a concession please contact the college for more information:

Are you:

  • 15 years old or over?
  • no longer at school?
  • living or working in NSW?
  • an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, Australian permanent humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen?

If you did not answer 'Yes' to all four questions, please contact SkillsLink Training directly, to determine your correct course fee.


To enrol in this qualification you require a Unique Student Identifier (USI)

Certificate III in Nail Technology (SHB30315)

SHB30315 Certificate III in Nail Technology covers everything you need to know to become a professional nail technician. A great career for anyone who loves talking to people while creating a masterpiece! You will learn all of the very latest techniques including manicure, pedicare gel, acrylics and nail art.
The addition of small business units makes this the ideal course for someone wanting to start their own business from home.
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This training is subsidised by the NSW Government - If you answer 'Yes' to the following four questions you are eligible for a concession and can check your fee HERE:

Are you:

  • 15 years old or over?
  • no longer at school?
  • living or working in NSW?
  • an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, Australian permanent humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen?

If you did not answer 'Yes' to all four questions, please contact SkillsLink Training directly, to determine your correct course fee.


To enrol in this qualification you require a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

Certificate III in Screen and Media (CUA31015)

This exciting qualification will deliver the practical & technical skills necessary to work as a Photographic or Film & Television Make-Up Artist providing services for Media Special Effects, Body Art & Face Painting Events, Feature Film & Television Productions, Theatre, Fashion & Wedding Photography, Runway and Music Clips.
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In order to address industry needs for graduates to possess stronger small business skills, students may be required to study BSB42615 Certificate IV in New Small Business in parallel to their Diploma, preparing students for the world of small business ownership with units covering business plans, marketing and customer service and communication in the interactive media industries.
Download Information Flyer

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government - If you answer 'Yes' to the following four questions you are eligible for a concession and can check your fee HERE:

Are you:

  • 15 years old or over?
  • no longer at school?
  • living or working in NSW?
  • an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, Australian permanent humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen?

If you did not answer 'Yes' to all four questions, please contact SkillsLink Training directly, to determine your correct course fee.

To enrol in this qualification you require a Unique Student Identifier (USI).
 

Diploma of Beauty Therapy (SHB50115)

A Diploma of Beauty Therapy will take you on an amazing journey in one of the fastest growing and exciting careers.  If you love fashion, colour, trends, products, art or maybe just love making people feel good, this is the career for you.
Through a variety of modern and flexible pathways you will receive all the practical skill necessary to be a success in a wonderful, ever-evolving industry.  As part of a small class you will enjoy the very best learning experience. 
Our courses are designed to prepare you for a range of employment opportunities within the Beauty Industry, such as working on a cruise liner, owning your own business or managing a salon.
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In order to address industry needs for graduates to possess stronger small business skills, students may be required to study BSB42615 Certificate IV in New Small Business in parallel to their Diploma, preparing students for the world of small business ownership with units covering business plans, marketing and customer service and communication in the interactive media industries. Contact us to find out if this effects you.
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Not ready to take the plunge into a full Diploma? Join our Pathway Program for a supported alternative.
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This training is subsidised by the NSW Government - If you answer 'Yes' to the following four questions you are eligible for a concession and can check your fee HERE:

Are you:

  • 15 years old or over?
  • no longer at school?
  • living or working in NSW?
  • an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, Australian permanent humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen?

If you did not answer 'Yes' to all four questions, please contact SkillsLink Training directly, to determine your correct course fee.


To enrol in this qualification you require a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

Diploma of Screen and Media (CUA51015)

This exciting qualification will deliver the practical & technical skills necessary to work as a Photographic or Film & Television Make-Up Artist providing services for Media Special Effects, Body Art & Face Painting Events, Feature Film & Television Productions, Theatre, Fashion & Wedding Photography, Runway and Music Clips.
Download Information Flyer

In order to address industry needs for graduates to possess stronger small business skills, students may be required to study BSB42615 Certificate IV in New Small Business in parallel to their Diploma, preparing students for the world of small business ownership with units covering business plans, marketing and customer service and communication in the interactive media industries.
Download Information Flyer

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government - If you answer 'Yes' to the following four questions you are eligible for a concession and can check your fee HERE:

Are you:

  • 15 years old or over?
  • no longer at school?
  • living or working in NSW?
  • an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, Australian permanent humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen?

If you did not answer 'Yes' to all four questions, please contact SkillsLink Training directly, to determine your correct course fee.

To enrol in this qualification you require a Unique Student Identifier (USI).