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
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
Allow you to gain a nationally recognised qualification and get paid to work in your chosen field.
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
|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.
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