Qualification Information

This qualification reflects the role of barbers who use a range of well-developed sales, consultation and technical skills and knowledge to provide a broad range of barbering services to clients. They use discretion and judgement to provide client services and take responsibility for the outcomes of their own work.

To achieve a SHB30516 Certificate III in Barbering, you must successfully complete 26 units, comprising of 21 core units and 5 elective units.

Duration and Study Options
Fee for Service Program:

Duration: 12 Months
Schedule:  3 to 5 days a week depending on your work / life commitments
Cost: $8,300

School-based Apprenticeships: allow you to gain a nationally recognised qualification as well as your Senior Certificate AND you get paid working in your chosen field. Generally available to students from Year 10, students may convert to a full-time or part-time apprenticeship when they finish school to allow them to complete the qualification. You will be required to attend “Off Job” Training 1 day a fortnight or complete block training during school holidays
Course Cost: nil

Apprenticeships
allow you to gain a nationally recognised qualification and get paid working in your chosen field.

Duration:
3 years: Full-time
6 years: Part-time

Schedule: Apprentices can complete their certificate as a Full-time or Part-time Apprentice.
However, as this course is competency based, depending on your prior experience, this course can be completed at your own pace

Course Units

BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
SHBHBAS001 Provide shampoo and basin services
SHBHBAS002 Provide head, neck and shoulder massages for relaxation
SHBHCUT001 Design haircut structures
SHBHCUT002 Create one length or solid haircut structures
SHBHCUT003 Create graduated haircut structures
SHBHCUT004 Create layered haircut structures
SHBHCUT005 Cut hair using over-comb techniques
SHBHCUT006 Create combined haircut structures
SHBHCUT007 Create combined traditional and classic men’s haircut structures
SHBHCUT009 Cut hair using freehand clipper techniques
SHBHCUT011 Design and maintain beards and moustaches
SHBHCUT012 Shave heads and faces
SHBHCUT013 Provide men’s general grooming services
SHBHDES001 Dry hair to shape
SHBHIND001 Maintain and organise tools, equipment and work areas
SHBHIND002 Research and use hairdressing industry information
SHBHIND003 Develop and expand a client base
SHBHTRI001 Identify and treat hair and scalp conditions
SHBXCCS001 Conduct salon financial transactions
SHBXCCS002 Provide salon services to clients
SHBXCCS004 Recommend products and services
SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
SHBXIND002 Communicate as part of a salon team
SHBXWHS001 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices
SIRRINV001 Receive and handle retail stock

Credit Transfer (CT)
CT is the recognition of previous subjects successfully studied and completed by you that satisfies the competency requirements of one or more subjects required to be successfully studied and completed for this Qualification. Participants wanting to apply for CT must be able to produce evidence by way of certified copies of previous qualifications.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Recognition of Prior Learning is the recognition of knowledge, skills and experience gained by you through either life and/or work experience, formal and/or informal training, and/or education that satisfies the competency requirements of one or more subjects required to be successfully studied and completed for this Qualification. Participants wanting to apply for RPL must be able to produce evidence by way of certified copies of previous qualifications and/other supporting evidence to be eligible for the RPL process.

There are no pre-requisites for this qualification. All fee for service students must be 15 years of age or older.

payments Options

On completion of your studies, you will receive a SHB30416 Certificate III in barbering

After achieving your qualification, graduates may undertake:

  • Under 25 Apprentice – Nil
  • Over 25 Apprentice – $1248.00